Comparing Inkjet to Offset/Toner Misses the Point!Inkjet printing has evolved to be at least as good as lithographic offset quality. Some market segments have fully embraced inkjet technology, while others are still reluctant or unsure. Inkjet web presses have seen a much faster adoption rate than sheetfed inkjet presses. Why is that?
A Commercial Printer’s Digital Print Transformation Mitchell Press, a heavy heat-set web press user, recognized the digital printing trend and installed a KODAK NEXPRESS 5 years ago. It was recently upgraded, over a weekend, to a KODAK NEXFINITY Digital Press with a 5th unit for embellishments like Gold, Metallic, RGB, Dimensional Clear, and Opaque White…
Customers Benefit with Deinking Certification "This certification gives our customers confidence they can run the widest range of substrates in the industry while still being good stewards of the environment." Konica's AccurioJet KM-1e LED UV Inkjet Press has been accredited by INGEDE for the deinking of uncoated paper printed on the system.
OlymPak Gains More Production Capacity with New Press"Initially, we thought a digital press would be the best solution to handle our short-run work. However, as we analyzed our return on the investment, we immediately saw the Komori GLX640 as the clear choice. The press can manage both short and long runs and offers amazingly fast changeovers," said Mark Miner.
Lower Entry Pricing for Proven Workflow Software"This new subscription pricing is an exciting new option for customers looking for a lower-cost entry point and to benefit from Avanti Slingshot's deep integration with Ricoh's broad software portfolio for a complete end-to-end solution set." Derrick Rankin, Ricoh's National Director Professional Services.
Developing the BusinessUntapped Opportunities NeglectedThis past week I listened to a consulting team from Heidelberg deliver a webinar titled, "Industry 4.0 – Profit Matters". The content was solid, relevant, and well-presented. As the Program rolled forward, I found myself asking two questions. Will anyone follow up on this webinar's content and put its profound...
Wide-Format is “Now Hiring, I mean NOW!”'Now Hiring' signs are everywhere! Many companies have outsourced much of the hiring process to employment search firms due to the in-house recruiting and hiring task is too taxing and arduous with little positive results. Uncovering what great talent really looks like can bring clarity to your hiring process.
Print Expert Strategies to Reduce Pandemic InterruptionsWell-known industry expert Howie Fenton shares strategies for companies to cope with the anticipated continuation of the pandemic. His article is entitled, "Seven Survival Best Practices From Business Downturns—Lessons learned from the pandemic that will help for tomorrow's planning."
Pasha Solel Pasha Solel has joined Michelman as the Senior Business Development Manager for their Flexible Packaging market.
Peter KushnierukPeter Kushnieruk has been appointed the Manager of OEM sales for the Americas at Global Graphics Software.
Nick SmithNick Smith was appointed to the position of SVP Strategy, Product and Platform Management for Global Ecommerce at Pitney Bowes.
Brent CervenkaBrent Cervenka has joined Pitney Bowes from Amazon to become SVP, Global Operations for Global Ecommerce.
Bill RizzoBill Rizzo, Strategic Account Manager for Kirkwood, has announced his retirement after 15 years.
Terry HamiltonTerry Hamilton was an industry leader in the Atlantic Region for nearly 25 years. Prior to that, Terry worked in Ontario, where he achieved the position of Vice-President at Canadian Fine Color. The industry was important to him, and he was always prepared to give back by serving with many associations.
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