Inkjet printing is now really finding its way in industrial environments. One example is the wooden pallet manufacturing industry. Without doubt, you will have seen the EUR or EPAL logos on the sides of these pallets.
120 leading companies from 21 countries are making their preparations for InPrint Italy, the exhibition of industrial printing technology taking place at the MiCo - Milano Congressi in Milan from 20 to 22 November.
Mexar is a UK based inkjet ink development company that works with OEMs’, end users and other ink companies to develop inks for textiles, décor and other industrial print markets. Established in 2008 by Andy Hancock and Roger Tirrell – the business has grown into an innovative developer that plays a key role for inkjet in unlocking new market potential. Ahead of their first exhibiting appearance at InPrint, we talked to Andy Hancock about the business and the development of industrial inkjet.
The general trend toward customization is a hallmark of the digital age. The option of custom-enhancing high-quality mass-produced items and thus reaching consumers or customers on a personal level opens up attractive new and profitable business models for manufacturers of branded goods and industrial production companies. As a result, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) is expecting a high level of interest in the possibilities for custom-finishing and printing on objects at InPrint 2018, which is taking place from November 20 to 22 in Milan.
We will be hosting a webinar on October 12 addressing the question. Is Industrial Inkjet Crossing the Chasm or is it Stuck in a Ravine?
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In this blog we ask the questions: is industrial inkjet now a mainstream technology with widespread use in direct to shape, decorative laminates and flexible packaging? Has it ‘crossed the chasm’ or are there a bunch of hurdles still to be overcome? In this article we pose, and answer the question as to whether we think industrial inkjet is crossing the chasm or is it in fact stuck in a ravine?
Meteor Inkjet, the leading independent supplier of electronics and software to drive industrial inkjet printheads, has expanded into a new location at Harston Mill near Cambridge.
In July of this year, Ritzi Automotive and Heidelberg hosted a superb open day at Ritzi Lackiertechnik premises in Trossingen. This article covers the content presented including discussion with key people at Heidelberg and Ritzi on progress in developing this new technology and applications within automotive.
The Kentucky Automotive Industry Association (KAIA) has signed on as an association partner of InPrint USA: The Exhibition for Industrial Print Technology taking place April 9-11, 2019 at the newly renovated Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville. The partnership will be a benefit to the association’s members and InPrint USA’s exhibitors by bringing the two parties together to explore how industrial print technologies can provide new solutions for the automotive industry.
When it comes to interior décor, whether for the home or commercial environment, today’s consumers are increasingly searching out personalised products and designs which are unique to them and make them stand out from the crowd. A great example is Gemanco Design using Roland DG digital print technology who has made a name for itself as an expert in custom-printed wallpapers, wall stickers, tailor-made resin mosaics and much more.
GIS is pleased to confirm the appointment of Laura Able in the new position of Head of Customer Experience. This role strengthens the company’s continued commitment to excellent account management and technical support for its customers in the industrial inkjet sector.
Laura brings a wealth of experience and discipline to the role, most recently following 11 years as Global Customer Experience Manager at Domino Printing Sciences.
Following a decade of industrial inkjet innovation, ongoing expansion, and continued growth, GIS has moved to new headquarters within St John’s Innovation Park in Cambridge, UK. Staying in the heart of the Cambridge inkjet cluster, GIS has moved to larger premises within St John’s Innovation Park, doubling capacity to 10,000 sq. ft and launched new branding to take them confidently into the next decade of growth.
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.
Unfortunately some sad news this morning as we learn that Jim Brotton, Global Inkjet Systems Co-Founder and Director, has passed away aged 69. Jim died on Saturday, 4th February 2017. Our sympathy goes to all at GIS from the InPrint Team.
Engineered Printing Solutions are the Platinum Sponsor for InPrint USA which will take place 25-27 April 2017 in Orlando. In this interview we talk about the development of the business, a company which has evolved with technology to become expert at direct to shape printing technology whether pad printing or inkjet. Here I talk to Vice President of Sales, Tim Scully.
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.
InPrint 2016 saw the introduction of the first InPrint Founders Award. The award is designed to profile entrepreneurialism, collaboration and innovation for the development of industrial inkjet integration. The award was also established in memory of Paolo Capano, an early supporter of InPrint, founder of Anteprima and European MD for INX Digital. Sadly he passed away suddenly in 2015.
After nearly 12 months into his post, we spoke to Marco Zanella who ascended into the role of GM for INX Digital Europe, based near Milan, Italy. A supporter of InPrint from the start, we talked to Marco about his background, his view of the market and the future of INX Digital.
InPrint in Italy promises a revolution for industrial printing technology. This blog takes a look at the first ever InPrint in Milan and what we might expect to see at this showcase of cutting edge industrial print technology.