Heidelberg Omnifire Exclusive Days Event Attracts Industrial Print Leaders

On 15-16 March 2017, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG at their R&D Center in Heidelberg will host a special event in Heidelberg focused on providing help for customers investing in their innovative direct to shape inkjet technology. This blog explains more.

ALTANA Acquires Landa Metallography Technology

The Landa Group and ALTANA AG today announced that ALTANA has acquired Landa's Metallography technology. First unveiled by Landa at the Drupa printing exhibition in June, 2016, this novel technology for producing metallized graphics is a sustainable alternative to foil-transfer processes, enabling metallization graphics at up to half the cost of conventional foil stamping. Landa will progressively transfer the remaining development and engineering work to ALTANA’s ACTEGA Coatings & Sealants division, who will be bringing the Metallography technology to market in the coming years.

InPrint USA: Inkjet Printing Ramping Up in Packaging

Visitors to the first “InPrint USA” in Orlando, FL April 25-27 will see a big array of digital print technologies, all for industrial uses, and inkjet technologies will be the most numerous and important ones at the show. In this blog Bob Leahey of InfoTrends helps us to prep the way there, by offering a quick summary of inkjet in a key industrial sector, packaging, and why packaging’s a focus now for many of the inkjet technology vendors that will exhibit at InPrint USA.

Drive Electronics and Industrial Inkjet Technology

Drive Electronics and Industrial Inkjet Technology

Chris Lynn spares a thought for the area not often discussed the “datapath”: the circuitry that translates the bits and bytes of stored data in a ‘page description language’ like Postscript™ into instructions to fire drops of ink from an array of nozzles.

The next big thing with inkjet? The writing could be on the wall

At InPrint 2016 in Milan, John Corrall of Industrial Inkjet, theCambridge based industrial inkjet integrator, delivered a really good presentation on the wallpaper production market and I took notes during his presentation, and below is my interpretation of what was said.

Specialty Graphic Imaging Association Signs On as Association Partner for InPrint USA, the Industrial Print Show

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) has signed on as an Association Partner for the inaugural InPrintUSA, the Industrial Print Show.

InPrint USA will be held in Orlando, FL April 25-27, 2017.

Sakurai Announce Sales Results Showing Strong Growth in Europe

Sakurai has recently enjoyed great success and growth for their screen-printing machinery proving that not only and inkjet has considerable potential for growth. This news item explains the success.

Hapa and Revolutionising the Packaging Supply Chain - an interview with Peter Schkoda

Peter Schkoda delivered a very interesting presentation at the Digital Print for Packaging Conference in Berlin. We talked to him about his view on the development of digital printing and where Hapa see the opportunity, and why they have such clear insight into developments within this sector.

Interview with InPrint Founders on launch of InPrint USA

Looking ahead to the spring, the first InPrint USA will take place 25-27 April in Orlando, Florida. SIP, the German trade magazine for screen and digital printing, interviewed the founders Frazer Chesterman and Marcus Timson, as a basis for an article in its upcoming issue. They spoke with editor-in-chief Balthasar Mayer about the launch of the event, the development of InPrint and what we might expect from a new event for the USA market. For our blog, SIP allowed us to publish the whole interview even before publication. Visit their website at www.sip-online.de


In a world that is changing fast, there is a need to be flexible !

In a world that is changing fast, there is a need to be flexible !

Frank De Voeght  at Chemstream tells us how the company has developed as a flexible but highly innovative Inkjet ink specialist.

Frazer Chesterman interviews Frank De Voeght

20 Facts About Industrial Print

Ahead of the InPrint USA Show 25-27 April in Orlando - we flag up 20 facts about industrial printing. And we are offering blog readers free entry when they enter a special code. Read this article to find out more.

A Renaissance in Screen Printing: An interview with Claudio Moffa, Sakurai

Sakurai Europe has enjoyed considerable growth over the past two years signalling an increase in demand for the company's screen printing technology. In this interview we talk to Claudio Moffa, Branch Manager located in the U.K and responsible for sales in Europe about how this growth has been achieved and his view on the screen printing market.

How to help your company succeed with humility, humanity and honesty?

How to help your company succeed with humility, humanity and honesty?

How to help your company succeed with humility, humanity and honesty

I recently attended a Simon Sinek lecture in London and wanted to share some of his thoughts on modern leadership and fostering an environment of teamwork and trust.

The Growing Pains of Industrial Inkjet

Throughout 2016 InPrint Show ran a number of surveys, panels and seminar sessions with the aim of sharing insightwith the inkjet and manufacturing community to promote growth inindustrial printing.

What is clear from all of the information, the speed of growth within industrial printing is fast outpacing other traditional print segments. For example, results from the recent InPrint Décor Survey suggest that growth is expected to be well over 10% with many (nearly 40%) believing growth to be in excess of 15% per annum. The industry is busy and buoyant, however there remains challenges for technology and commercial development because where there is growth, there are bound to be growing pains.


Breaking News - Sensient® appoints distributor for Italy

Breaking News - Sensient® appoints distributor for Italy

InPrint Strategic Partner and Ambassador - Sensient Imaging Technologies, a division of Sensient Technologies Corporation, is appointing Euroscreen s.r.l. as distributor for Italy.

Creating ‘dramatic mood themes’ through individual wall design

Creating ‘dramatic mood themes’ through individual wall design

There is no doubt that customising of products and solutions is a big trend: individually creating your own design and unique presentation is all about personal preferences and requirements. And now this trend has hit the interior designs world

IIJ Breaks New Ground with Digital Wallpaper Production

Industrial Inkjet Ltd (IIJ), the world leader in bespoke systems for industrial inkjet printing, this week will be unveiling how companies can digitally print wallpaper at full production speeds.