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    Inkjet Helps BMS Make a “Statement” (Premium Content)

    Printing and mailing customer communications, statements, and bills is a critical business process that can benefit from outsourcing. This article explores how BMS Technologies is capitalizing on the transaction document outsourcing services opportunity by supporting its customers’ ever-changing needs and investing in inkjet technology.


    Inkjet: Finding the Path to Profitability (Premium Content)

    Advances in inkjet technology have print service providers asking “not if, but when” they should invest. This article highlights recent interviews with a number of inkjet users to find out the critical strategies they are following to accelerate their organization’s path to profitability.


    Xeikon Café and the Xeikon Panther Strategy (Premium Content)

    Xeikon Café marked some significant Xeikon announcements, including the company’s entry into the production inkjet business and a leadership transition. The event, held at Xeikon headquarters in Belgium, drew more than 800 unique international visitors and was supported by about 40 partners.


    Thomson Reuters Sees Opportunity in Monochome Book Printing

    Thomson Reuters Core Publishing Service focuses on short and long runs of monochrome legal and other publications on lightweight papers. Adding a HP PageWide Web Press T360 with an inline Magnum Flexbook has significantly improved efficiencies for mid-sized to short runs. Learn more in this article sponsored by HP.


    Konica Minolta: Moving into Production and Industrial Print (Premium Content)

    In this article, David takes a look at Konica Minolta and the company’s new strategy relative to Production Inkjet, Industrial Print, and building a Software eco-system, with a different approach than its competitors.


    drupa 2016: Inkjet Technology and Print Application Trends (Premium Content)

    Despite occasional clouds on the horizon, there is no better place than drupa to get a first hand sense of the continuing importance and scale of the printing industry. The baton has passed from the offset press manufacturers to the digital printer manufacturers, with HP having replaced Heidelberg as anchor tenant and champion of print at drupa 2016.


    Drupa 2016: The Future of Inkjet

    The overriding message for drupa 2016 is that inkjet is now ready for prime time across a range of applications and is positioned to displace key conventional printing processes. This article provides a brief overview of the factors that will drive the expansion of the inkjet market during the drupa event and beyond.


    Inkjet drupa 2016 – Continuing the Story – Xerox

    In this article, David looks at the current state of Xerox. The integration of Impika has produced some exciting collaboration, resulting in some new product introductions at drupa 2016, and perhaps a glimpse of the company’s future direction


    KBA and Xerox Target Folding Carton Market with a 40 Inch B1 Sheetfed Production Inkjet Press

    KBA and Xerox have created a partnership to create a unique B1 sheetfed Production Inkjet Folding Carton Press. This new relationship allows KBA to continue to build the production inkjet product line to support the transition of its clients to the opportunities that production inkjet affords them. For Xerox, it expands the reach of its inkjet offerings beyond its smaller format production presses.


    Impact: Blending Inkjet and Data-Driven Marketing (Premium Content)

    Since its founding in 1983, Impact has been providing services in direct mail, fulfillment, data management, critical documents, e-mail marketing, creative, and print management to drive marketing communications. This article provides a brief overview of how the company’s expertise in applied technology, analytics, and production services can help its customers connect with their clients.


    Inkjet drupa 2016 – Continuing the Story – Fujifilm

    In this article, David looks at the state of Fujifilm imaging, its successful reintroduction of the J Press 720S, the J Press 540W, and a new technology demonstration at drupa, as well as some of its other current technologies.


    Ink Ado: Frank Visits with Benny Landa

    Benny Landa drives fast. I think he is in a hurry to reach the future. We had been on a whirlwind visit to the several Landa facilities in Tel Aviv, Israel and we were heading to a secret lab buried in the bowels of a non-descript industrial building.


    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.


    Delphax elan Set for 1Q2016 Commercial Availability

    As the production inkjet market continues to gain traction, more choices are coming to market, many of which were first shown at drupa 2012. As we approach drupa 2016, there is no doubt that a growing number of production inkjet solutions will be making their way to commercial availability. Delphax elan is one of those.


    So you’re buying a new digital press. What about the DFE? (Premium Content)

    The choice of a digital front end (DFE) is perhaps one of the most overlooked decisions in the purchasing process. In some cases, there is only one choice. But for a wide range of toner-based digital presses, two (or even more) options are available. Senior Editor Cary Sherburne spoke with a number of printing professionals to better understand how they are approaching this decision and what criteria they use. Read more for advice from the front lines.


    Inkjet On Fire at Graph Expo 2015

    Production inkjet held center stage at Graph Expo 2015, proving that has gone mainstream. Senior Editor Cary Sherburne looks at some of the announcements and the North American debuts for this game-changing technology.


    Canon on Color A Conversation with Canon Solutions America (Premium Content)

    In an increasingly complex and demanding printing environment, color management is critical. Senior Editor Cary Sherburne spoke with Canon Solutions America executives to learn more about how Canon is approaching this issue.


    Production Inkjet Printing: Disruption or Opportunity? (Premium Content)

    Are inkjet presses a disruptive technology? This article will discuss the definition of a “disruptive technology,” determine if the data surrounding inkjet presses fulfills the criteria, and explore the ongoing impact of production inkjet printing.


    Inkjet – State Of The Art Or Sci-Fi Fantasy Print? (Premium Content)

    Parents know this refrain well – “Are we there yet?” – just as they know the answer – “In a little while.” I spend my working life with printing technology and have heard this for many years. In the case of inkjet, this is a recurring theme. And while we are not there yet, we are getting much closer.


    Next-Stage Growth Was Front-of-Mind at Digital Print for Packaging Conference

    Digital printing for packaging has room to grow and the means to achieve that growth. There was plenty of room for discussion about making it happen at a recent symposium of experts in Tampa.


    The Stars Are Aligned for ANRO in Production Inkjet Printing

    ANRO Communications is well-known in the printing community for its innovation and thought leadership position. In this article, sponsored by HP, Paul DeSantis, ANRO’s Director of IT, talks about how production inkjet has future-proofed the company’s business.


    Reinvention: Centered on the Customer (Premium Content)

    During the 2015 Inkjet Summit, service providers acknowledged that much of the innovation in their markets was done in collaboration with customers and driven by the dynamic changes in the clients’ specific businesses. This article explores how inkjet technology is delivering key advantages to transactional printing, direct mail marketing, and publication printing applications.


    Access Direct: Reinventing Business with Inkjet Technology (Premium Content)

    During the 2015 Inkjet Summit, a number of innovators acknowledged the need to leverage emerging technologies to profitably accelerate business growth. This article explores how Access Direct has reinvented itself as a leader in data management, variable messaging, and inkjet printing. It also demonstrates how Access Direct’s actions parallel the advice given in Josh Linkner’s book entitled The Road to Reinvention: How to Drive Disruption and Accelerate Transformation.


    Symeta: Selling Inkjet, Delivering Value

    In what is perceived as a commodity-oriented marketplace, print sales reps struggle to maintain a proper balance between features and benefits. This article explores how Symeta (Brussels, Belgium) has transformed its business with strong sales and marketing and a value-based approach to communications.


    BR Printers Colors the World of Black & White

    BR Printers discusses how production inkjet printing is changing the way the company does business and opening up new business opportunities in a highly competitive marketplace. This article is sponsored by HP.


    Brother and Domino: An Important New Combination in Industrial Printing (Premium Content)

    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.


    Production Inkjet—The Next Wave: It’s not a wave; it’s an explosion!

    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 (Premium Content)

    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.


    Strategic Gamble on Production Inkjet Pays Off for Liturgical Publications

    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.


    Trends to Watch in 2015: The Innovative Use of Technology (Premium Content)

    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.


    Production Inkjet—The Next Wave: Canon Océ VarioPrint i300 Sheetfed Inkjet Press and More

    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.


    Production Inkjet—The Next Wave: Xerox Rialto 900 Inkjet Press

    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.


    World Bank Group’s Printing & Multimedia Touts Production Inkjet as a Game-Changer

    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.


    Production Inkjet—The Next Wave: HP High Definition Nozzle Architecture

    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: At the Finish Line

    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.


    Production Inkjet—The Next Wave: Super Web Digital with Memjet Aspen

    In a continuation of the Next Wave of new production inkjet presses and technology series, we cover Super Web Digital, a ‘Made in America’ press manufacturer, which has introduced two new web press platforms based on new Memjet inkjet imaging technology. What makes this interesting is that both Super Web and Memjet have introduced new technology in these products, bringing both of their offerings to a new level.


    Swiss-Based Trendcommerce Group Looks to Production Inkjet for Business Growth

    Swiss-based Trendcommerce (Schweiz) AG has always been a trendsetter in Switzerland. The company has secured its market-leading position through the acquisition of production inkjet presses. This has enabled a white-paper-in workflow, virtual elimination of offset printing, reduction in black & white toner-based volumes and a revenue growth of 50% since 2011. Read more in this HP-sponsored story.


    In Eastern Europe, HP Flexes Packaging Muscles It Wants the Whole World to See

    With the help of partners in Germany and the Czech Republic, HP aimed to show printers and converters everywhere how digital strategies for packaging production can be attuned to changing demand and “future proof” at the same time.


    Landa Digital Printing Provides Update, Outlook to drupa 2016

    We haven’t heard much from Benny Landa lately. But the team has been at work perfecting the first press, the S10, and lining up customers. A blog post from Landa and a link to a video tour of the press and the factory are highlights of this post.


    Rotolito Establishes Digital Production Unit to Meet Changing Demands for Book Printing

    Rotolito, one of the largest printing companies in Europe, has built a €10 million business in digital book printing since the inception of its digital operation in 2010. Read what Rotolito’s Gabriella Moretti has to say about the changing dynamics of its book printing business in this article, sponsored by HP.


    HP Prepares for Jetcomm: First Production Inkjet User Group and Global Conference

    HP has begun planning for Jetcomm, its first-ever Production Inkjet User Group, with a conference to be held in March 2015 in Washington, D.C., immediately preceding DscoopX. Senior Editor Cary Sherburne speaks with David Murphy, WW Director of Marketing for HP’s production inkjet business, to learn more.


    Bridgeport National Bindery Turns to Production Inkjet to Revolutionize Its Business

    Massachusetts-based Bridgeport National Bindery has turned to production inkjet press technology to revolutionize its business and to significantly outweigh the decline in its traditional library binding business as discussed in this article, sponsored by HP.


    The Future of Kodak: A WhatTheyThink Exclusive Interview with CEO Jeff Clarke (Premium Content)

    Senior Editor Cary Sherburne recently had the opportunity to spend quality time with Kodak’s new CEO, Jeff Clarke. Read on to hear what Clarke has to say about what attracted him to Kodak, where he plans to take the company, and his strategies for getting there.


    Turnkey Technology Makes HP T350 Attractive for Hudson Printing

    In this article, sponsored by HP, Senior Editor Cary Sherburne follows up on progress at Hudson Printing in Salt Lake City with its customized HP T350 Color Inkjet Web Press. Paul Gardner, Director of Innovation, talks ink, applications, substrates and strategy.


    Production Inkjet—The Next Wave: Ricoh Pro VC60000

    Many of the production inkjet vendors are beginning to introduce new offerings, David Zwang continues to look at many of these new products as they are introduced in the context of what was learned in the original series. In this article David looks at the Ricoh Pro VC60000.


    Production Inkjet a Game-Changer for Documation

    Senior Editor Cary Sherburne recently spoke with Documation Vice President and COO Martin Aalsma in developing this HP-sponsored feature. Documation is the proud owner of two HP T230 Color Inkjet Presses that it is leveraging to reduce costs, improve throughput and develop new product offerings


    Labels without Limits: Meet the Graphium Hybrid Press

    Developed in partnership, the Graphium offers a unique combination of digital printing, conventional flexo and various finishing options geared towards the tag and label market. It is a totally modular solution that lets printers configure the press to fit the needs of their customer bases.


    Production Inkjet—The Next Wave: Kodak PROSPER 6000 (Premium Content)

    Now that time has passed, and many of the production inkjet vendors are beginning to introduce new offerings, David will look at many of these new products in the context of what was learned in the original series as they are introduced.


    Production Inkjet—The Next Wave: Océ ImageStream 3500 from Canon (Premium Content)

    Now that time has passed, and many of the production inkjet vendors are beginning to introduce new offerings, David will look at many of these new products in the context of what was learned in the original series as they are introduced.


    In Europe, Canon Seeks the Spotlight with “Niagara” Inkjet Press and Other Product-Launch Announcements

    Eager to promote the outcomes of its integration with Océ, Canon is making a concerted marketing effort to acquaint printers worldwide with the merged product lines and ongoing progress in R&D. Lately, Canon has been concentrating the effort in Europe, where it recently made a series of major announcements about new digital printing systems.


    For O’Neil Data Systems, the Need for Speed Leads to an Inkjet-Driven Transformation (Premium Content)

    Next week, O’Neil Data Systems (ODS) will be hosting an HP-sponsored event at their Plano, Tex, facility, which will bring together vendors, customers, and printers from all corners of the digital printing ecosystem to see the company’s high-powered “data-driven publishing” in action, as well as showcase their own contributions to this expanding print market segment.


    Landa Nanographic Printing – A New Approach for Printing? (Premium Content)

    Andy Tribute reviews the nanography printing process and where Landa is with commercial availability of its Nanographic presses. How the claimed advantages of Nanographic presses compare to modern sheetfed offset and liquid toner technology and inkjet systems from Canon/Océ, Xeikon and Konica Minolta.


    IPEX 2014 Review (Premium Content)

    The Ipex 2014 event in London was not one for major product introductions. The size of the event was much smaller than originally planned due to the withdrawal of many of the major suppliers. Highlights include Konica Minolta, FFEI, LumeJet, Scodix, Riso and others.


    DG3 Blasts Off into High-Volume Personalization with the Debut of Its HP T230 Color Inkjet Web Press (Premium Content)

    The installation lets customers add high-volume digital web printing to the array of services they buy from DG3, one of the top providers print and visual communication products in the Northeast.


    Canon Solutions America Hosts Media/Analysts for One-Year Anniversary Celebration (Premium Content)

    Canon Solutions America recently hosted 28 members of the media and analyst community in Southern Florida to share results of the integration of parts of Canon USA with Océ post-acquisition into a new organization: Canon Solutions America. It has been one year since the acquisition was finalized and the new organization was formed. WhatTheyThink contributors Richard Romano and Cary Sherburne were among the attendees at this event and both share their perspectives in this article.


    The Inkjet Paper Chase

    Paper has always been critical to the printing process. After all, paper is both the raw material and the end product. Nowhere is that more apparent than when transitioning to production inkjet printing. Paper selection will have a tremendous impact on the production quality and profitability of your inkjet solution.


    Transaction Statement In-Plant Printers: A Perspective on their Needs

    The number of transaction statement in-plant printers has been in decline for some time, due mainly to a decline in print volumes caused by suppression and more recently the effect of electronic bill presentment, which has become a default option for many who open a new financial or insurance account.


    Sizing Up Inkjet’s Paper Requirements (Premium Content)

    Sean Smyth of Digital Demand World, the publication for the digital print industry, looks at how paper grades are changing to meet inkjet requirements.


    Printed Books versus eBooks: Telling the Story (Premium Content)

    Ricoh commissioned an I.T. Strategies study titled The Evolution of the Book Industry: Implications for U.S. Book Manufacturers and Printers. The study looks at the impact of ebooks on printed book volumes, reader preferences for print versus electronic formats and more. Senior Editor Cary Sherburne spoke with I.T. Strategies VP Marco Boer and Ricoh’s Worldwide Manager Inkjet Technologies, Mike Herold, to learn more.


    Strategic Content Imaging Uses Automation and Production Inkjet to Live Up to Its Name

    It’s less about belts and gears and more about software,” says Ron Diaz, press operator at Secaucus, N.J.’s Strategic Content Imaging (SCI), summing up what he sees as one of the primary differences between digital production inkjet and traditional offset printing. “We have to move four gigabytes of data in a very short period of time.


    Web-to-Print Technology: Enabling Speed and Collaboration for Printers and Customers

    Web-to-Print is a concept that has grown rapidly, right along with the internet and e-commerce in general, and represents an efficient and effective way for printers to interact with customers and partners as they plan and execute print jobs. From submission, to online prepress previews and reviews, all the way to production, web-to-print enables customers and printers to use a variety of tools and rich user interfaces to produce impressive results.


    What Goes Up Must Come Down…In Weight

    Postal rates in the United States are going up again. I think it’s pretty safe to assume that wherever you are, they have done the same or will in the near future. That is a bigger deal for some than for others. For those in the direct mail business, for companies that mail transactional statements, and for print providers that serve those industries, it is a really big deal.


    New Revenue Streams for Newspapers

    Newspapers and the companies that publish them are facing a fundamental business transformation. The ways people choose to get their news have changed a lot in the last four centuries, so publishers have had to adapt to those changes and embrace new opportunities in news delivery to uncover different opportunities for revenue sources.


    Dainippon Screen Joins the Push for What It Sees as the Irresistible Rise of Inkjet

    Dainippon Screen wants to be a major part of the conversation about the rise of inkjet and the fall of old assumptions about print production. But, as inkjet comes to the fore, the conversation could get uncomfortably blunt for some.


    Electronic Statements: The Times, They Are a’Changing … (Premium Content)

    Bills are necessary, and necessarily a little boring … or maybe not. A great deal is happening in the electronic statement realm and it is pretty exciting stuff.


    Determined to “Prosper” in Digital Print, AGS Turns to Kodak Inkjet Web Press

    The centerpiece of digital production at AGS Print & Marketing Communications is an inkjet web press with a combination of capabilities that the president of the company calls “marketing’s Holy Grail” for print.


    Getting Started in Wide Format Inkjet (Premium Content)

    The wide format inkjet market is growing rapidly with expanding new products and applications. The equipment cost is relatively modest when compared to offset presses and bindery equipment. What do I need to consider before I jump on board?


    Can Inkjet Do Direct Mail?

    There’s a perception that inkjet can’t do direct mail and achieve the necessary image quality. Is that true?


    Expectations are High for Xerox CiPress Coming on Stream at R. E. Gilmore Corporation

    At R.E. Gilmore Corporation, the Xerox CiPress will hit the ground running in an environment where high-volume digital printing is both a specialty and an everyday routine.


    The Continuous-Feed Inkjet Production Market—2013

    Now in its fifth full-year since its introduction, the continuous-feed inkjet printer market shows no signs of maturity. There are few other markets in either the printer segment or consumer electronic segments that continue to show growth after five years. This doesn’t mean that the path forward is lined with rose petals.


    Production Inkjet Heads to Scotland

    A week or so ago, the news went around that Glasgow, Scotland’s Bell & Bain placed the world’s first order for the Fujifilm Jet Press 540W.


    The Pluses and Minuses of Inkjet ROI

    There’s no denying how much the inkjet market has changed in the last few years. It has come so far, so fast that it’s probably an appropriate time to step back and ask: Is it a cost effective printing solution? Does it deliver ROI?


    The Scale of Inkjet

    Sean Smyth of Digital Demand World, the publication for the digital print industry, looks at how the advancing inkjet market is changing to accommodate new technologies


    Why We Choose Choice

    In this guest article, Xerox’s Dustin Graupman talks about why choice is good, sheds some light on the Xerox acquisition of Impika, and expands the discussion of the value of choice beyond simply choosing among technologies to a discussion about why choice is important for the business as a whole.


    Inkjet International Days

    On March 19th Océ (part of the Canon Group) hosted an International Inkjet Days event at its site in Poing Germany (just east of Munich). Océ invited a group of industry analysts to see the latest enhancements to its impressive inkjet product portfolio and it offered educational sessions on inkjet technology, document security and color perception.


    Integrating Impika: A Talk with Xerox’s Andrew Copley

    Although the ink is barely dry on the deal that has made Impika a unit of Xerox, the acquirer believes that bringing its target into the fold will give it the major-player status in inkjet that it has been seeking.


    drupa 2012, the Inkjet drupa…again? The new face of print?

    With this eighteenth and final article of the series, David looks backward and forward at Digital Print, its evolution and the many changes that will continue to come. These changes will continue to have a significant impact on the print industry and marketplace as it continues its digital evolution.


    drupa 2012, the Inkjet drupa...again? A closer look at KBA

    With this seventeenth article of the series, David begins to look at companies and their 'future' production inkjet offerings and applications. In this article, he looks at KBA, its products and new role in the sheetfed inkjet space.


    Drupa 2012, the Inkjet Drupa…again? Cut Sheet: Breaking the rules or being creative?

    With this sixteenth article of the series, David begins to look at companies and their 'future' production inkjet offerings and applications. In this article he looks at companies that were offset or electrophotography (EP), but are integrating inkjet into their product lines.


    Drupa 2012, the Inkjet Drupa…again? A closer look at Komori

    With this fifteenth article of the series, David begins to look at companies and their ‘future’ production inkjet offerings and applications. In this article he looks at Komori, its products and apparently new role in the sheetfed inkjet space.


    Drupa 2012, the Inkjet Drupa…again? A closer look at Founder Electronics

    In this fourteenth article of the series, David looks at Founder, its production inkjet offerings and applications.


    Drupa 2012, the Inkjet Drupa…again? A closer look at IMPIKA

    In this thirteenth article of the series, David looks at IMPIKA, its production inkjet offerings and applications.


    Drupa 2012, the Inkjet Drupa…again? A closer look at MGI

    In this twelfth article of the series, David looks at MGI, its production inkjet offerings and applications.


    Drupa 2012, the Inkjet Drupa…again? My exit interview

    In this article of the series, David shares some observations on drupa, a look at some of the inkjet announcements, potential implications, and offerings.


    Drupa 2012, the Inkjet Drupa…again? Initial notes from the field

    In this article of the series, David takes an initial look at some of inkjet announcements, potential implications, and offerings???


    Drupa 2012, the Inkjet Drupa…again? Are you prepared to acquire production inkjet? Part 2

    In this 11th and final article of the series, David looks at how to make sense of and apply the information he has presented to make informed purchasing decisions.


    Drupa 2012, the Inkjet Drupa…again? A closer look at Delphax

    In this tenth article of the series, David looks at Delphax, and its new production inkjet offerings and applications.


    Are you prepared to acquire production inkjet? Part 1

    In this ninth article of the series, David looks at how to make sense and apply the information we have presented to make relevant purchasing decisions.


    Drupa 2012, the Inkjet Drupa…again? A closer look at Memjet and three unique OEMs

    In this eighth article of the series, David looks at Memjet inkjet technology, and some OEM implementations and offerings to address specific production print applications.


    Drupa 2012, the Inkjet Drupa…again? A closer look at Screen

    This series by David L. Zwang focuses on current production inkjet products and their application in the market today. This series will run every 3 weeks leading up to drupa 2012. In this seventh article of the series, David looks at Screen, its production inkjet offerings and applications.


    Drupa 2012, the Inkjet Drupa…again? A closer look at Fujifilm

    In this sixth article of the series, David looks at Fujifilm, its production inkjet offerings and applications.


    Drupa 2012, the Inkjet Drupa…again? A closer look at Ricoh

    This series by David L. Zwang focuses on current production inkjet products and their application in the market today. In this fifth article of the series, David looks at Ricoh, its production inkjet offerings and applications.


    Drupa 2012, the Inkjet Drupa…again? A closer look at Océ

    In this fifth article of the series, David looks at Océ, its production inkjet offering and applications.


    Drupa 2012, the Inkjet Drupa…again? A closer look at Xerox

    In this fourth article of the series, David looks at Xerox, its production inkjet offering and application.


    Drupa 2012, the Inkjet Drupa…again? A closer look at Kodak

    In this third article of the series, David looks at Kodak, its production inkjet offerings and applications.


    Drupa 2012, the Inkjet Drupa…again? A closer look at HP

    In this second article of the series, David looks at HP’s production inkjet offerings and applications.


    Drupa 2012, the Inkjet Drupa…again?

    This new series by David L. Zwang will focus on current production inkjet products and their application in the market today. This series will run every 3 weeks leading up to Drupa 2012. He will look at the current vendor product offerings, and how they are being used by some of their showcase customers. In this first article of the series, David discusses some background on drivers and obstacles to mainstream adoption to production inkjet.


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