Guest Blog

'Crossing the Corrugated Chasm' - A Personal Perspective - Mark Bale - DoDxAct

'Crossing the Corrugated Chasm' - A Personal Perspective - Mark Bale - DoDxAct

Corrugated printing is now mainstream, as you can see from this Amazon example, but it took time to get there and there were one or two casualties along the way. Guest Blogger - Mark Bale from DoDxAct looks at the developments in this exciting new print market.

3D Printing & Ecommerce: What You Need To Know?

3D Printing & Ecommerce: What You Need To Know?

3D printing is already being used at scale in the ecommerce world, but in the long term it stands to have a disruptive effect on in-house manufacturing, allowing for greater flexibility, lower costs, and (ultimately) stronger products. We have a guest blog from e-commerce Patrick Foster who looks at the opportunities and threats posed by 3d to traditional manufacturing.

Technological Developments in InMold that may interest the Industrial Print Community

In-Mold Decorating (IMD) or in-Mold labelling (IML) is a process for decorating or labelling injection molded plastic parts or components during the plastic injection molding cycle. How does it relate to developments in industrial inkjet?

In-Mold has long been used in applications from hand-held electronic devices to components in automobile dashboards, in-mold decorating rewards the end-user with high-quality, long-lasting products such as cars.

Printers & Designers: To Thrive, Let’s Learn Each Other’s Language

Printers & Designers: To Thrive, Let’s Learn Each Other’s Language

Guest blogger - Rachel Nunziata considers how fast today’s digital technology can evolve and push boundaries, from signage to trade shows and beyond, with many of us are eyeing a hot, new market segment: digital interior décor.

Inca Genius: Collaborating to Create New Markets for Industrial Inkjet

At Drupa (Dusseldorf, 31st May to 10th June) this year, Inca/SCREEN made an announcement about a strategic partnership. Here I’ll explain more about the Inca Genius strategy and why partnerships are so important for the future of digital printing.  

Industrial Inkjet: Style definitely sells as wallpaper market shifts to digital

I recently talked with John Corrall, the head of Industrial Inkjet about new developments in decor. In this blog John provides insight into the market development and potential of short run production for wall coverings.

From inkjet to anyjet: transforming the coatings, adhesives, and sealants sectors

Despite its well-established benefits in many markets, from the home office to industrial wide-format printing, inkjet suffers from one major constraint: it’s limited to jetting ink. In this blog Guy Newcombe talks about a future that just may be 'anyjet'.

Why All the Buzz about Single-Pass Inkjets?

The avalanche of news releases from drupa included several headlines about new single-pass inkjet systems. In researching an article on single-pass inkjet printing for the upcoming June/July issue of Screen Printing magazine, it occurred to me that most of the people who consider "single-pass" inkjet printers newsworthy are people (like me) who have focused primarily on the evolution of wide-format inkjet printing for the past 20 years.