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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.

Articles

Production Inkjet—The Waves Continue: Ricoh Pro VC70000 (Premium Content)

In 2011, David Zwang began a series that looked at the current production inkjet product offerings from a wide range of vendors, discussing how they are being, or could be, used. Since then he has continued to evaluate and report on new developments. The latest product is the new Ricoh Pro VC70000, which rounds out the Ricoh VC Pro production print offerings with an impressive press targeted at higher-quality offset-to-digital migration with the ability to print on many commodity coated offset papers with higher ink densities and without the need for precoat.


Bespoke and Hybrid Processes and Manufacturing: Facilitating Technologies Part 2—The Successful Marriage of Ink and Media (Premium Content)

In this series, David Zwang will look at the new requirements for print and packaging manufacturing, and how the demands and opportunities of Industry 4.0 are being facilitated by new bespoke production and workflow methods. In this article in the series, he looks at ink and why it is the key technology.


Bespoke Processes and Manufacturing: It Can Be Done, but Where to Begin? (Premium Content)

In this series, David Zwang will look at how the new requirements of print and packaging manufacturing, and how the demands and opportunities of Industry 4.0, are being facilitated by new bespoke production and workflow methods. He will look at the requirements, technologies, methods, and educational processes necessary to bring it all together. In this article, he looks at some of the issues that can and should drive a decision.


Bespoke Processes and Manufacturing: What Technologies Facilitate the Development of These Systems?—Part 1 (Premium Content)

In this series, David Zwang will look at the new requirements for print and packaging manufacturing, and how the demands and opportunities of Industry 4.0 are being facilitated by new bespoke production and workflow methods. He will look at the requirements, technologies, methods, and the educational processes necessary to bring it all together. In this article in the series, he takes an initial look at facilitating technologies that are driving the growth of these solutions.


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News

Inkjet Insight Releases Analysis of Sheetfed Production Inkjet Device Market

Konica Minolta’s AccurioJet KM-1 UV Inkjet Press Exceeds Expectations for General Marketing Solutions, Inc.

thINK 2018 Announces Keynote Speakers for Fourth Annual Conference

IMI Europe Announces Digital Printing Conference Program

Xerox Continues to Drive Cutting Edge Technology for Print Providers

Major Book Printer CPI Group Becomes the Latest UK Printer to Invest in the Jet Press 720S

Fast-Growing Inkjet Market to Pass $100 Billion in 2023, Says New Smithers Pira Study

EFI CEO Informed Board He Intends to Step Down

Sanford Health Installs the Océ VarioPrint i300 from Canon Solutions America

Print Tech Advances into the Future of Inkjet and Print Technologies

SCREEN Partners with EFI to Enable Fiery Digital Front End Integration with EQUIOS Workflow

Solimar Systems to Sponsor Upcoming thINK Conference

Fujifilm’s Jason Kammes to Lead High Productivity Inkjet Sales Group

Software Breakthrough from Global Graphics Corrects the Inkjet Smile

Ricoh Changes the Inkjet Game, Introducing Additional Inks and the New RICOH Pro VC70000

Xplor to Once Again Host Keynote Breakfast Panel at Print featuring Keypoint Intelligence - InfoTrends

thINK 2018 Opens Registration and Announces Initial Activities and Session Topics for Fourth Annual Conference

Haig’s Quality Printing Hits the Jackpot With FUJIFILM’s J Press 720S

Jet Press 720S Investment Helps Austrian Printer Meet Growing Demand for Short-Run and Personalized Print Work

DMB BPO Prepares for a More Colorful Future with Installation of the Océ VarioPrint i300 Color Inkjet Press

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Video

Video preview: The Success of Roll-Fed Inkjet and Importance of Finishing

The Success of Roll-Fed Inkjet and Importance of Finishing

Published: August 15, 2018

Mark Hunt, Director of Strategic Alliances for Standard Finishing Systems, discusses the reasons behind the surge of popularity in roll-fed inkjet, and the importance of finishing. He also discusses what to expect at Hunkeler Innovations Days 2019.

 

Video preview: Hume Media Switches to Inkjet with Xerox Technology

Hume Media Switches to Inkjet with Xerox Technology

Published: June 28, 2018

John Hume, President of Hume Media Inc., talks about the history of his company and the upgrades he's made to his printing equipment over the years, first with the Xerox iGen and now Brenva HD production inkjet press.

 

Video preview: Océ LabelStream 4000 UV Inkjet and Flexo Hybrid Press Development and Strategy

Océ LabelStream 4000 UV Inkjet and Flexo Hybrid Press Development and Strategy

Published: June 5, 2018

Crit Driessen, VP Strategy and Alliances at Canon Océ talks about the launch of the Océ LabelStream 4000. The Océ LabelStream 4000 is a 5-color UV inkjet hybrid press. Océ selected two strong partners in the development of this new press: Edale Ltd. for the transport and FFEI for the imaging engine.

 

Video preview: Update on Canon Océ Product Strategy

Update on Canon Océ Product Strategy

Published: June 5, 2018

Christian Unterberger, CMO & EVP of Production Printing Products at Canon Océ talks about the organizations “Inkjet DNA” and its approach to bringing production inkjet products to market.

 

Video preview: King Printing's Approach to Book Manufacturing with Production Inkjet

King Printing's Approach to Book Manufacturing with Production Inkjet

Published: April 18, 2018

Elizabeth Gooding talks with Martin Aalsma, VP at King Printing. King Printing was an early adopter of production inkjet for book manufacturing. Aalsma talks about building efficiency in book manufacturing with smart workflow driving production inkjet.

 

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