Product Profile: Amica Systems C324PA Unique Modular Full Color UV Inkjet Printer

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.

GIS Invests in the Future: Doubles Production Facilities in Cambridge

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 reviews InPrint USA - Full White Paper review available

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.

Leaders in Technology Summit - 28th June, Cambridge, UK

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 marcus.timson@mackbrooks.com

InPrint Co-Founders Launch Pure Digital - The Digital Print Event for the Creative Industry

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.

Successful ICE USA and InPrint USA Shows Close; Sales on Show Floor Increase over 2015

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.

Double world premiere at UV DAYS

Double world premiere at UV DAYS

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

INX Digital's industrial print solutions at InPrint USA get products to market faster

INX Digital's industrial print solutions at InPrint USA get products to market faster

When InPrint USA is held for the first time April 25-27 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, INX Digital (booth 1431) will have speed on the agenda. 

InPrint USA Focus: Software company, Printform

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.

Fujifilm to show industrial inkjet technology range at InPrint USA

Fujifilm to show industrial inkjet technology range at InPrint USA

Fujifilm will showcase a range of inkjet technology solutions for the package printing and industrial markets at the upcoming InPrintUSA show in Orlando, Florida, April 25 – 27, 2017, at the Orange County Convention Center.

InPrint USA: Heidelberg - Leading Print onto the Next Generation

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.

InPrint USA Global Inkjet Conference challenges the market!

InPrint USA Global Inkjet Conference challenges the market!

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.

Promethean Particles - Nano Production on an Industrial Scale

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.

DOVER ACQUIRES CALDERA GRAPHICS

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. 

More than just ink on a can: Direct container printing with inkjet

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.

TTP Launch FLEXJET at InPrint USA

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.

XAAR's 3D CENTRE IN NOTTINGHAM OPENS FOR BUSINESS

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.

Graham Vlcek joins IIJ to drive US Inkjet Operations as President

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.

A Wall of Fear is Confronting Inkjet in Packaging

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.