InPrint exhibitor, Amica Systems is a unique developer and manufacturer of industrial inkjet solutions. Back in 1988, Amica established in California, the United States. For 29 years, Amica has been dedicated to the R&D of industrial graphics processing, color management, and industrial inkjet printing technology. In this blog, Patrick Citroen explains more about the technology and in particular the C324PA.
Global Inkjet Systems (GIS)has doubled its production facilities following the company’s continued strong growth, building on 10 years of successful inkjet innovation.
Mark Hanley of IT Strategies provides an inciteful and independant review of the first InPrint in the USA. He looks at a number of new products, considers the opportunities for growth and writes a detailed account of Industrial Print in the USA.
Building on last year’s event which took place at Sidney Sussex College, the aim of the event is to inspire our community of inkjet developers with insight on leadership, entrepreneurialism, and innovation. Whilst industrial inkjet is in a growth phase it is experiencing a number of growing pains as it is disrupting traditional techniques. Getting people to deviate from convention isn’t easy! Read more about this event here and contact email@example.com
FM Brooks launch ’Pure Digital’ (RAI, Amsterdam 17-19 April 2018) a ground-breaking and unique event designed to excite the European creative industry with truly innovative digitally printed applications. Read the full story here.
Chicago, IL – Following three successful conference days, ICE USA, the International Converting Exhibition, and the inaugural InPrint USA, the Industrial Print Show came to a triumphant close at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL, today.
Ready, Steady, Go! Get on the starting grid - the UV DAYS 2017 event is approaching fast: the eighth UV DAYS will have more exciting exhibitors, visitors and innovation than ever before. From 15th - 18th May 2017, the IST METZ site in Nürtingen will once again become the world’s biggest printing industry race track for UV and LED technology. Make sure you take your pole position now and register free at: www.ist-uv.de/uvdays
Mark Abramson of California based Printform will be speaking in the Global Inkjet Conference at InPrint USA. Printform has developed a collaborative partnership with Tonejet and BevCan. In this blog he explains more about the company, what software does to help solve problems with a focus on direct to shape product printing with inkjet.
I recently spoke with Stephan Plenz, who is the Head of Technology for the largest and most famous print brand in the world, Heidelberg. He talked about his career, his view of print, and of industrial inkjet. Being at the company since print’s heyday back in the late 1980’s he has certainly been part of significant change in the industry and within the print giant itself.
The inaugural Global Inkjet Conference which focuses on sharing the latest developments for industrial inkjet technology and solutions in functional, decorative, and package printing applications will be held in conjunction with InPrint USA, the Industrial Print Show and ICE USA, the International Converting Exhibition, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL, April 26 – 27, 2017.
I recently met with Anais Venet at Promethean Particles in Nottingham.
I talked to her about the kind of innovation they have developed with nano particles, and an innovative reactor that can produce a dispersed nano-copper, a material perfect for conductive inks. This challenger technology, I discovered was born out of Nottingham University and offers a unique opportunity for producers. I found out why.
Further news on the mergers and acquisitions front as Dover acquires Caldera Graphics. This move adds software to the portfolio that Dover has invested in the past 12-24 months following acquiring MS (machines) and JK Group (inks). It's a smart investment and congratulations to all at Caldera.
UV inkjet printing is the ideal solution for printing ‘direct-to-shape’. It perfectly matches the trends and needs of the growing packaging market: shorter product cycles, customization & variation, and less waste.
At InPrint USA TTP will launch FlexJet, an industrial UV inkjet platform based around Ricoh’s GH2220 printhead. In this blog, Rob Day outlines the idea and features of the product they will show in Orlando 25-27 April.
Earlier this week, I visited the opening of the new 3D Printing centre in Nottingham headed up by Dr Neil Hopkinson. A more detailed story related to the journey of this innovative technology will follow soon, but the story is an inspiring one. The centre is designed to bring to life the inkjet based high speed sintering technology that has been a key part of the strategy for growth for Xaar into new markets.
Industrial Inkjet Limited (IIJ), the fast-expanding manufacturer of bespoke digital print engines based on Konica Minolta inkjet print heads, has appointed Graham VIcek as President of its US operations.
From our research and our discussions, most recently at CCE, it is clear that there is a wall of fear that has been built within the converting industry which is slowing progress for inkjet. And this is mostly built out of misunderstanding and misinformation. Inkjet can, and will, play a larger role in packaging production. And those that prepare now for its integration will win in the future. This blog looks at the challenges and perhaps what needs to change in order for adoption to accelerate.