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Production Inkjet

This topic section of WhatTheyThink focuses on emerging trends in the rapidly-growing area of production inkjet. It features commentary and analysis on technical and business trends relative to the ability for production inkjet.


Production Inkjet: Welcome to the Revolution—Front Line Report from Rochester’s Mercury Printing (Premium Content)

This article is a part of a series looking at production inkjet solutions leading up to and through drupa 2020. We will look at what’s new, how it’s being used, and how it’s  transforming print service providers. In this article, we go to the front lines and we take a look at Mercury Printing of Rochester, N.Y., a perfect example of a digital technology and business transformation. And for all the right reasons…

Why is TransPromo Hot Again?

TransPromo—bicapitalized with a T and P to emphasize the link between transactional and promotional communications—is experiencing a resurgence. Consumer-facing communicators are using TransPromo techniques in their printed and digital communications. This article explores why TransPromo is re-emerging as a talk track.

Production Inkjet: Welcome to the Revolution—Time to Take Stock (Premium Content)

Production inkjet solutions are proliferating at an ever-increasing rate. The quality of many of the solutions has finally reached that of offset, and the productivity has surpassed that of toner. There are also a lot more options and opportunities. Perhaps it is time to step back and take stock of where we are and where things could be going?

Xerox Baltoro Inkjet Platform Overview (Premium Content)

Xerox has announced the availability of the Baltoro High Fusion Inkjet Press. Xerox has positioned the Baltoro as a “platform” in the model of the Trivor, iGen and DocuTech series of devices.

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Landa S10 Press Installed at Marketing Alliance Group

Landa VIP Event Celebrates Global Rollout of S10 and S10P Presses, and a Move into Serial Production

The Quantum Group: Innovation Continues With The Purchase of a Landa S10P Nanographic Printing Press

Emmerson Press Enhances Fujifilm Partnership with Jet Press 750S and Platesense Investments

Inkjet Solutions to Represent Colordyne Technologies' Aqueous Pigment Print Engines

Memjet Powers the Future of Label and Package Production at Labelexpo Europe

Canon Redefines Sheetfed Inkjet Expectations with New VarioPrint i-series+

Latin America’s First Landa Press to Strengthen Service Offering of Leading Paper and Packaging Company

Kirk-Rudy Selects Memjet’s DuraFlex Technology to Power the FireJet 4C Color Inkjet System

Colordyne Technologies to Develop New Print Engine Using Memjet's DuraFlex Printhead Technology

Gasch Printing Chooses HP PageWide T240 HD to Expand All-Digital Book Production Business

thINK Ahead 2019 Reaches Maximum Capacity for Fifth Annual Conference

Memjet Announces DuraFlex: A Further Evolution of Memjet’s Inkjet Printing Technology

FUJIFILM’S J Press 750s Achieves ISO/PAS 15339 System Certification and Master Elite Status from Idealliance

GLS Adds HP PageWide 240 HD Press to Boost Capacity for Variable 1:1 Personalized Marketing

Océ ProStream Application From Canon Solutions America Receives Awards From Printing Industries America (PIA) And Great Lakes Graphics Association (GLGA)

TEC Lighting Web Coater Brings Continuous Feed Inkjet Another Step Closer to Offset Quality

Dataform Media Focuses on Individualization with Europe’s First Ricoh Pro™ VC60000 with Extended Gamut Ink

SeaChange Continues to Invest in Technology with HP PageWide Press

Canon U.S.A. Receives Esteemed InterTech Technology Award for Océ ProStream Series Inkjet Press

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Video preview: thINK Ahead 2019 Kicks Off in Boca Raton

thINK Ahead 2019 Kicks Off in Boca Raton

Published: September 18, 2019

David Zwang talks to Todd Roth, VP of Core Publishing Solutions and chair of this year’s thINK Ahead Conference, which opened yesterday in Boca Raton, Fla. He discusses how Canon's inkjet forum—now in its fifth year—has grown and evolved, as well as the value it provides for inkjet users of all experience levels.


Video preview: Colordyne Hybrid and Entry-Level Packaging Solutions Leverage Memjet’s DuraFlex

Colordyne Hybrid and Entry-Level Packaging Solutions Leverage Memjet’s DuraFlex

Published: September 10, 2019

Colordyne has been a Memjet OEM for years, and has provided very cost-effective hybrid and complete solutions to print service providers and converters, as well as developing an OEM channel for branded solutions. DuraFlex opens up potential opportunities even further. David Zwang talks to Gary Falconbridge, CEO of Colordyne Technologies.


Video preview: Kirk-Rudy Targets Bespoke Production Inkjet Solutions with Memjet DuraFlex

Kirk-Rudy Targets Bespoke Production Inkjet Solutions with Memjet DuraFlex

Published: September 10, 2019

The demand for bespoke production inkjet solutions is growing, and Kirk-Rudy has been building unique and purpose-built solutions for about 50 years. With more than 2,500 unique solutions and now the addition of Memjet DuraFlex, they are ready to build thousands more. David Zwang talks to Bob Mills, General Manager of Kirk-Rudy.


Video preview: The Ricoh Pro VC70000—Breakthrough Inkjet Technology

The Ricoh Pro VC70000—Breakthrough Inkjet Technology

Published: August 21, 2019

David Zwang talks to Mike Herold, Director of Global Marketing for Ricoh, about the company’s new award-winning Ricoh Pro VC70000 continuous-feed inkjet printer. The new Extended Gamut ink and unique compact drying system are designed for a wide media range including commodity offset coated papers.


Video preview: The State of Inkjet in In-Plant Printing

The State of Inkjet in In-Plant Printing

Published: August 13, 2019

Mike Lincoln, from the State of Colorado inplant, talks about the growth his facility is seeing in transactional work for various state agencies and individual municipalities and districts, as well as his four-year production inkjet journey. His was the first government inplant to install production inkjet equipment.


Video preview: Mercury Printing: On the Front Lines of the Production Inkjet Revolution

Mercury Printing: On the Front Lines of the Production Inkjet Revolution

Published: August 6, 2019

David Zwang talks to Christian Schamberger, President of Mercury Printing, about the history of the company and its current focus on the educational publishing market. Mercury has a wide variety of offset and digital equipment (toner and inkjet) to serve its clients, but is now almost completely digital, and has transitioned much of its work from toner and offset to inkjet.


Video preview: Sepire: The New Company on the Block

Sepire: The New Company on the Block

Published: June 27, 2019

How would you like to start up a new company with a full complement of hardware, software, and workflows tailored specifically to your requirements with no legacy technology debt? Sepire, which launched only last May, found a way.... At Ricoh's INTERACT, David Zwang talks to Josh Bonham of Sepire, which is an omnichannel solutions provider for the health care and financial services industries.


Video preview: Increase in Quantity and Quality of Inkjet Applications

Increase in Quantity and Quality of Inkjet Applications

Published: May 8, 2019

Sean Smyth, Consultant and Analyst for SmithersPira, talks about Hunkeler Innovationdays, noting the increase in the quality of inkjet applications and the broadening of what can be done with inkjet.


Video preview: Production Inkjet Print Quality Continues to Improve

Production Inkjet Print Quality Continues to Improve

Published: May 6, 2019

Ralf Schlozer, Director of Keypoint Intelligence-InfoTrends, discusses the trends he saw at Hunkeler Innovationdays, including print quality improvements in current production inkjet technologies.


Video preview: Kodak Leaps Ahead in the Inkjet Flexible Packaging Market

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.


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Océ ColorStream 6000 series: Flexibility, Versatility, and Productivity with Full Color Inkjet

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