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.
Hillside, Ill.’s Darwill, Inc., is a 57-year-old direct mail and multi-channel marketing agency. From humble beginnings, the company has grown to be at the forefront of the industry—and one of the early adopters of production inkjet printing technology.
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Value in the world inkjet market will rise at 9.4% across the next five years according to the latest market report The Future of Inkjet Printing to 2023 from Smithers Pira. As the worldwide print market transforms, shifts in buyer demands—short runs, versioned and personalized products—and higher quality are aligning with the capabilities of inkjet. This is making it a key focus for technology developers. Smithers’ analysis shows that across the next five years inkjet will grow, both by deepening its penetration into existing markets, and exploiting new emergent market opportunities.
IGAS 2018 may not get as much attention as some of the other international trade shows, but InfoTrends analysts still found several products that we believe will make an impact on the global print market.
Canon Solutions America Helps DMM Expand Capabilities from Toner Based to the Océ VarioPrint i300 Inkjet Technology
MAR Installs Ricoh VC60000 Color Inkjet Web Press
SCREEN Unveils New Near Infrared Dryer for Truepress Jet 520HD Inkjet Web Press
Healthcare Insurer Chooses Memjet-Powered Super Web Commercial Press
EFI Appoints Bill Muir as New CEO
Zalsman Expands Inkjet Capacity with Europe’s First Ricoh ProTM VC70000
Canon Solutions America Brings the Océ ProStream 1000™ to the U.S.
Memjet Hires Dave Gelvin as Senior Vice President of Customer Success
Printware Launches New Family of iJetColor™ Inkjet Print Solutions Powered by Memjet® Technology at Print ‘18
Midland Paper Attends thINK 2018 for 4th Consecutive Year
Tecnau Unveils Revolution 50 Series for Continuous Inkjet Presses at Print 18
One Year Later, Memjet Showcases DuraLink Technology at Labelexpo Americas and PRINT 18
Xerox Trivor 2400 High Fusion Inkjet Press Puts Quality, Flexibility and Cost Cutting on Autopilot
Fujifilm Packages Up Another Jet Press 720S Deal in Germany
Nazdar Ink Technologies Brings Big Ideas to the World's Biggest Inkjet Conference
Mitsubishi Imaging (MPM) Inc. Introduces SWORDiJET® 5.5 High Gloss
Books, Bills and Direct Mail Printing Now More Productive and Profitable with the Xerox Brenva HD Production Press
Memjet Hires Arnaud Linquette as Senior Vice President of EMEA, Expanding the Value of Inkjet
thINK Goes the Distance at Fourth Annual User Group Conference
KL Druck Invests in a Fujifilm Jet Press 720S to Meet Changing PoS Requirements
Eric Hawkinson on @PRINT18 Magazine
Published: October 2, 2018
Eric Hawkinson, VP of Marketing for Canon, talks about @PRINT18, the onsite guide to the Chicago conference, printed on the Canon Océ ProStream Series Production Inkjet Device.
The Changing Book Printing Market
Published: September 26, 2018
Jim Clark, Director of Operations for McNaughton and Gunn, talks to Dave Zwang about the changing trends that the 42-year-old book printing business has been seeing. While offset is still the mainstay, digital is by far the fastest growing part of the business.
Canon i300 Makes Highnote More Competitive
Published: September 25, 2018
Jennifer Eberle of Highnote, a printing and marketing communications company based in Louisville, recently added a Canon i300 to their production line. Known for direct mail, wealth management, non-profit, and variable data printing, they've found the Canon i300 has made them more competitive.
Sanford Health Uses Production Inkjet to Streamline Workflow
Published: September 24, 2018
Lisa Stelter of Sanford Health discusses how the organization handles their in-house printing, their installation of a Canon Océ VarioPrint i300, and how the combination of their printing facilities has saved money and streamlined their workflow.
United Mail Invests in a Canon i300
Published: September 20, 2018
Casey Hendrick, President of Production for United Mail, talks about the company's offerings—predominantly in the health and financial industries—and the company's integration of the new Canon Océ VarioPrint i300.
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