Production Inkjet News and Analysis
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With its acquisition of Domino Printing Sciences, Brother Industries has made a strong move into industrial inkjet printing with applications including high-speed, full-color label production.
In this article, David reviews how four companies are using the technologies he has been reviewing to their advantage. Wilen Direct, K&H Integrated Print Solutions, Hansaprint and Documation have implemented current generation inkjet presses from Kodak, Canon Océ, HP and Ricoh, respectively
HP and KBA Take Aim at Corrugated Packaging Market with HP’s T1100 Simplex Color Inkjet Web Press ()
High, wide, and in its own way, handsome: that’s the kind of machine HP and KBA are out to build in HP’s T1100 Simplex Color Inkjet Web Press, a solution meant to introduce digital printing to top liners for corrugated packaging.
Facing typical offset run lengths of 750 or less, make-ready waste of as much as 50%, and with evolving customer expectations for more color and higher expectations of color quality and consistency, Liturgical Publications turned to production inkjet as a strategic gamble which has turned into a strategic advantage for this innovative publisher.
In his book entitled Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Peter F. Drucker states that an entrepreneur “always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity.” This article explores the ways in which entrepreneurs and service providers can leverage existing technologies to successfully innovate.
This articles looks at the new Océ VarioPrint i300 sheetfed Production Inkjet press. Additionally, we will take a quick look at the newly announced Océ ImageStream 2400 and the ColorStream 3000Z rollfed presses.
The last time we took a good look at Impika inkjet offerings was prior to drupa 2012 and the Xerox acquisition. Since that last article, Xerox has integrated the Impika organization into the Xerox organization, its former offerings into the Xerox portfolio and now into the Xerox master brand. With the announcement of the Xerox Rialto 900 Inkjet Press, Xerox is releasing the first true collaborative effort following the acquisition.
Jimmy Vainstein, senior project manager of the World Bank Group’s Printing & Multimedia explains how investing in a production inkjet printing solution has revolutionized the institution’s business and increased its value to Bank Group clients.
As expected, but still exciting to see, another Next Wave production inkjet print technology has been introduced. This one is from HP, and it continues to show that they haven’t been sitting idle in the time since we last took a good look at their production inkjet offerings.
King Printing continues to grow in a highly competitive book printing market, spurred by its investments in production inkjet printing presses. In this article, sponsored by HP, Managing Director Adi Chinai explains how inkjet printing has changed its business and that of its publishers.
Published: April 10, 2015
Frank reviews samples from the new HP High Definition Nozzle Architecture for their popular Web Inkjet Press. Spoiler alert: he likes it.
Published: March 26, 2015
Paul Morgavi, COO of Xerox's Inkjet Division, talks about two years post-acquisition of Impika by Xerox and the Xerox inkjet strategy moving forward.
Published: March 25, 2015
Gaby Duer, owner of Israel-based Cordoba Printing, explains market and regulatory changes that are driving book printing to inkjet in Israel.
Published: March 12, 2015
Senior Editor Cary Sherburne returns to her conversation with Thad McIlroy about the Future of Publishing, this time focusing on the growth of and impact on publishing of self-publishers as well as the impact of production inkjet and Amazon on the book market.
Published: February 26, 2015
Senior Editor Cary Sherburne speaks with HP's Vice President and General Manager High Speed Production Solutions, Aurelio Maruggi about the upcoming Jetcomm conference scheduled for March 4-5, 2015, in Washington D.C., the first-ever user group devoted to the production inkjet community.
Published: February 25, 2015
Polaris Direct is moving to a white-paper-in strategy for its direct mail business, adding an inkjet line to lift the business from a commodity model to a value-added model that will take the business to the next level. President & COO Joe Maloy talks about this transformation "taking the handcuffs off the marketers," giving them more flexibility in delivering timely, relevant communications.
Published: February 24, 2015
Editor Cary Sherburne catches up with WhatTheyThink contributor David Zwang at Hunkeler Innovationdays in Lucerne, Switzerland, to get his insight on the new solutions being shown at the show and the importance of this event for the future of inkjet.
Published: January 27, 2015
HP's inkjet web press platform is now in use as a solution for bringing vivid color and graphics to corrugated packaging. David Murphy, in charge of inkjet web marketing and business development for HP, explains the application and the strategy.
Published: January 9, 2015
Frank shares a print application from Screen using its Truepress Jet UV digital printing platform with Color-Logic's Process Metallic Color System technology. Spoiler alert: He loves it.
Published: November 21, 2014
This week, Frank joins us from just outside of Chicago for the introduction of a new roll-fed inkjet press, the Screen Truepresss Jet520 HD.
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