This special interest area of WhatTheyThink focuses on emerging trends in the rapidly-growing area of industrial printing. It features commentary and analysis on technical and business trends in industrial printing including 3D Printing, industrial inkjet, functional printing and other areas printing technology is used within industrial applications and manufacturing.
Printed electronics have been hyped as a potential growth area for printers for years. Pete Basiliere offers a reality check on the current state of printed electronics, what some top applications are, and what printers need to know if they want to pursue them.
In an industrial inkjet environment, a lot of pieces go into creating a specialized solution, but it’s the raster image processor (RIP) that does the heavy lifting. Elizabeth Gooding takes a detailed look at all the criteria to keep in mind when selecting RIP software for an industrial printing workflow.
One of the fastest-growing applications in wide-format and industrial printing is textures. While a lot has been written about how these kinds of materials are printed, not much has been said about how these textures are created. This article looks at multi configuration scanners from METIS, used to capture high-quality, photorealistic reproductions of existing surfaces.
This month, AB InBev will launch a campaign for its Beck’s brand in the UK using glass bottles that were printed via “direct object printing” inkjet technology. ABI has partnered with Dekron to develop its first UV printing line for high-speed inkjet digital printing of glass bottles. Ths article provides a brief overview of the campaign.
As part of our coverage of textiles and apparel, we look for interesting developments, both in the more conventional textiles and apparel market as it transitions to a more digital approach, as well as developments in technical textiles. In this article, we present the work being done at the MIT Media Lab to use knitting to embed conductive fibers in fabric in order to add functionality.
Azuliber: The First Ceramic Tile Factory to Use EFI Cretaprint Hybrid Technology
Faster Processing for Coated Metal Sheets and Increased Production Efficiency in Metal Printing
Industry Veteran Evandro Matteucci Joins EFI as VP/GM for Building Materials and Packaging
Tunisia-Based Ceramic Company Socer Expands with Full EFI Cretaprint Ceramic Ecosystem
Sheeter Designed for Automotive Interiors
BrewBoard Utilizes Tonejet Cyclone for Short-Run Premium Craft Beer Production
Electroceramics Market Poised to Expand at 5.5% CAGR by 2022
Inkcups Expands European Operations With New Sales Director and Additional Technical Support Staff
Solucan Sets the Pace for Digital Beverage Can Production in North America
InPrint Milan 2020 Launches New Website as Print Tech Industry Welcomes Co-Location with Viscom Italia 2020
Shawn Revere Named LogoJET Solutions Specialist
Agfa and TFL Join Forces in Innovative Inkjet Printing Project for Genuine Leather
RadTech & IUVA Announce Online UV LED Resource UVLEDSOURCE.ORG
RadTech Announces 2020 Emerging Technology Award Winners
EFI Cretaprint Hybrid Technology’s Sustainability and High-Quality Advantages Earn Coveted Alfa de Oro Prize
RBP Is Pleased to Announce a New President
Roll To Roll Printing Market Sophisticated Demand by 2025
Speed Record: Printing on Cables at Over 60 km/h
RadLaunch Announces Start-Up Technology Accelerator Class of 2020
Toyochem Develops Highly Flexible EMI Shielding Film for High-speed FPCs
Printware announces their new full color mail solution based on HP FI-1000
Published: October 9, 2019
Printware’s Tim Murphy talks about a new entry in the company’s iJetColor line of benchtop and industrial inkjet printing systems: the iJetColor Pro, a light industrial press based on the FI-1000 printhead technology from HP SPS, allowing customers to create short-run, personalized packaging.
KAO Collins Offers Specialized Inks for Almost Any Application
Published: May 16, 2019
Kristin Adams, Marketing Manager for KAO Collins talks with Kelley Holmes about the company’s vast portfolio of inkjet inks. KAO Collins works with nearly 90% of printhead manufacturers to offer specialized inks for many different digital applications and customized solutions. The company most recently launched its LUNAJET water-based inks for flexible food packaging.
Kodak Leaps Ahead in the Inkjet Flexible Packaging Market
Published: May 2, 2019
Rick Mazur of Kodak's Enterprise Inkjet Division talks with Kelley Holmes about the technological breakthroughs Kodak and Uteco have made in inkjet flexible packaging printing. Although inkjet adoption in flexible packaging has been slow, Kodak sees tremendous interest and potential for growth.
Design Pool Is an Interior Design Resource
Published: April 30, 2019
Kristen Dettoni, Founder of Design Pool, talks about the company's online library of designs, and how Design Pool is a kind of Shutterstock for the commercial and residential interior design industry.
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