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Production Inkjet News and Analysis

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.

Commentary & Analysis

Inkjet drupa 2016 – Continuing the Story – Kodak Enterprise Inkjet Systems

In this article, David looks at current and future state of Kodak Enterprise Inkjet Systems Division (EISD), the Stream and ULTRASTREAM Technologies as well as PROSPER products and future technologies.


At Last, Nano Is Now as Landa Nanographic Printing Presses Line up for Market Entry (Premium Content)

The wait has been long, and the anticipation has been intense. But, Landa Digital Printing believes it can amply reward both with what it will debut at drupa 2016.


Inkjet drupa 2016 – Continuing the Story – HP PageWide, Corrugated, and PageWide HD

In this article, David looks at HP, and its drupa 2016 introductions of the PageWide Corrugated and HD production inkjet presses.


Inkjet drupa 2016 – Continuing the Story - Landa

In this two-part article, David looks at Landa, the Nanographic Printing® technology, including additional new developments and offerings in preparation for drupa 2016.


Heidelberg Promises to Look “Smart” at drupa 2016 (Part II) (Premium Content)

The company finally has made a full commitment to digital, most notably with the coming launch of a B1 inkjet press. But conventional production will still anchor its presence at the show.


Xerox Previews New Inkjet and iGen Offerings at Pre-drupa Event

A new iGen, new production inkjet models, and software solutions were pre-announced to Xerox customers and the media at a special event held last week at the Gil Hatch Center in upstate New York.


Heidelberg Promises to Look “Smart” at drupa 2016 (Part I) (Premium Content)

As the event nears, Heidelberg wants to be seen in a different light: less dependent on equipment, more open to partnership, wholly focused on production efficiency.


Inkjet drupa 2016 – Continuing the Story - Canon

In this article, David Zwang looks at Canon’s new and updated production inkjet offerings in preparation for drupa 2016, with an eye on educating the marketplace on what is out there and what we may expect to see.


Inkjet drupa 2016 – Continuing the Story

In this article, David begins the process of looking at the changes in production inkjet since drupa 2012, with an eye on educating the marketplace on what is out there and what we may expect to see.


Aiming at Packaging, HP and KBA Introduce the Widest Inkjet Web Press Yet Developed (Premium Content)

Two technology leaders want to take digital printing for packaging to the next level—and to several levels after that—with a 110-inch-wide web inkjet press specifically for the corrugated market.


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Video

Video preview: Adi Chinai On The Massive Paradigm Shift In Book Printing

Adi Chinai On The Massive Paradigm Shift In Book Printing

Published: April 21, 2016

Adi Chinai, Managing Director at King Printing, talks about the massive paradigm shift that has occurred in book printing. He states that in the last 10 years, there has been more change than in the previous 30 years with the advent of production inkjet and the software driving it, to a near-lights-out model

 

Video preview: Marco Boer from IT Strategies on Production Inkjet Technology Advancements and New Markets

Marco Boer from IT Strategies on Production Inkjet Technology Advancements and New Markets

Published: April 18, 2016

Marco Boer shares his analysis recent advancements in production inkjet technology including increased image quality, support fora wider range of media including the ability to print on offset coat paper, and new commercial print and packaging applications.

 

Video preview: David Murphy on Jetcomm 2 - The HP PageWide Web Press User Community Conference

David Murphy on Jetcomm 2 - The HP PageWide Web Press User Community Conference

Published: April 14, 2016

HP's David Murphy, Director of Marketing, PageWide Web Press talks to Cary Sherburne about Jetcomm 2 taking place this week in San Antonio, TX. Jetcomm is the user community of HP PageWide Web Presses. The community comes together once a year to share ideas, hear from experts on emerging trends, and network with their peers.

 

Video preview: Landa: Nanography Will Keep Its “Promise” at drupa 2016

Landa: Nanography Will Keep Its “Promise” at drupa 2016

Published: April 4, 2016

Exclusive Interview: Benny Landa says that the nanographic inkjet printing process he unveiled at drupa 2012 was a “promise.” At drupa 2016, he intends to deliver on that promise with live demonstrations of nanographic equipment that he says can print offset quality at offset speed on any paper stock at an offset-competitive cost. In this exclusive interview, Landa discusses why he believes the commercialization of nanography will be the second time one of his technologies has revolutionized digital printing.

 

Video preview: Fujifilm’s Terry Mitchell On the Latest in Production Inkjet

Fujifilm’s Terry Mitchell On the Latest in Production Inkjet

Published: February 22, 2016

Richard Romano talks to Fujifilm’s Terry Mitchell about the company’s latest J Press Inkjet Presses and the current state of, and trends in, production inkjet.

 

Video preview: David Zwang on Production Inkjet Technology Updates

David Zwang on Production Inkjet Technology Updates

Published: February 15, 2016

Senior Editor Cary Sherburne talks to WhatTheyThink Contributor David Zwang about what's new with production inkjet technology and what we will see at drupa 2016.

 

Video preview: What's The Latest On The Konica Minolta KM-1?

What's The Latest On The Konica Minolta KM-1?

Published: January 14, 2016

Gavin Jordan-Smith, VP of Solutions & Production Planning at Konica Minolta, shares the latest info on the KM-1 production sheetfed inkjet press developed in partnership with Komori. Key features: extremely high quality and productivity, no pretreatment of stocks, and suitable for commercial print and packaging applications. Due for commercialization in early 2016.

 

Video preview: AddComm Direct on Transitioning Toner to Production Inkjet

AddComm Direct on Transitioning Toner to Production Inkjet

Published: December 21, 2015

WhatTheyThink's Eric Vessels talks to Leonie van der Veen, Director of Operations at AddComm Direct in the Netherlands. AddComm Direct specializes in creating integrated solutions including print, web, and mobile applications used in multichannel communication. In recent years the company has invested in production inkjet and transitioned 70% of its production from toner to inkjet.

 

Video preview: Make Finishing System Decisions Early in the Digital Press Investment Cycle

Make Finishing System Decisions Early in the Digital Press Investment Cycle

Published: December 16, 2015

Andy Fetherman, Director of Digital Solutions at Muller Martini, speaks with Senior Editor Cary Sherburne about where finishing equipment decisions should fit into the digital press investment cycle. Begin with the end in mind and scalability is key!

 

Video preview: TJ International's Angus Clark on Transitioning Book Production to Production Inkjet

TJ International's Angus Clark on Transitioning Book Production to Production Inkjet

Published: December 10, 2015

WhatTheyThink's Adam Dewitz talks to Angus Clark, CEO at TJ International about transitioning book production from offset to production inkjet.

 

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News

Inkjet Summit Names Canon Solutions America Top “Company to Watch” for Third Time

EFI Reports Record First Quarter Revenue of $234M, Up 20%

Fujifilm’s J Press 720S First to Achieve Digital Press System Certification from Idealliance

GIS adds new features and capabilities to its Atlas software platform

Ricoh again named market share leader in U.S. high-speed inkjet placements

Xerox Simplifies Color Management for Inkjet Presses

Prinova Introduces Messagepoint Production Partner Program at Inkjet Summit 2016 as a Silver Sponsor

KBA Introduces RotaJET L and VL Digital Press to Composite Panel Association Show

Finch Paper Debuts Finch Mailstream One at the 2016 Inkjet Summit

Finch Paper Debuts Finch Mailstream One at the 2016 Inkjet Summit

Epiq Systems Reaches New Levels of Efficiency with Recent Inkjet Installation

Versa-Tags Taps Jeti Mira from Agfa Graphics for Reliable Digital Printing

Screen Truepress Jet L350UV Expands Opportunities for Short-Run Labels and Folding Cartons at Lithotone

Apsom Infotex Limited Presents Verve: The True Flatbed UV Printer

Xante Excelagraphix 4200 enables Panhuijsen Packaging to capture new business opportunities

Xaar, The Heart Of Industrial Inkjet, to Announce Major New Technology Platform at drupa

Hatteras Triples Superwide-Format Capacity with EFI VUTEk HS125 Pro Inkjet Press

Memjet Joins the Inkjet Summit as an Official Sponsor

Screen Americas Adds Lisa Streator as New Customer Service Coordinator

New Xaar 1003 Raises the Bar for Industrial Printing

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