It took several years between Mayo Clinic’s decision to get an inkjet press and its installation in October, but the success of the outcome has validated the pace of the effort.
Don’t count out offset as a printing method for in-plants. Despite digital printing’s incessant growth, offset lithography frequently stands out as the best way for some in-plants to get the job done.
These industry experts believe they can discern what the commercial printing industry can expect in 2021.
Steve Priesman admits he once was “hesitant and negative toward lamination overall” — even to the point of avoiding it. That has changed, however, since his in-plant at Omaha Public Schools installed a Graphic Whizard PT33LSC laminator.
LED ultraviolet curing has made the pressroom drying bottleneck a thing of the past. Printers find it a flexible, cost-efficient way to increase job throughput and enhance the quality of the finished product.
Greater transparency and improved efficiency are among the rewards of using production data to steer the day-to-day operations of an in-plant.
Glendon Harris, Operations Manager of Ithaca College’s in-plant, joined two other printers to discuss how e-commerce-enabled print production has benefited their operations during the Workflow and Software segment of the PRINTING United Digital Experience.
Dry and Liquid Digital Toner, a technology near and dear to every in-plant, was the focus of one full day of the PRINTING United Digital Experience. In his keynote, analyst David Zwang made the case that toner is “the digital print of the past and the future.”
On Wednesday, the focus of the PRINTING United Digital Experience turned to digital inkjet printing, and two panel discussions with inkjet users focused on how the technology has positively impacted their businesses.
Antimicrobial coatings can help printers meet the demand for clean, germ-free environments — but the benefits mustn’t be oversold.
New quarters and a growing menu of services keep Shelter Insurance Document Services busy, capable, and relevant to its parent organization.
Production inkjet is ready for a major embrace by commercial printers in comparison to offset and digital toner-based digital printing. But, those joining the migration to it need to be ready to change more than just their printing presses.
Those attending the opening session of Virtual Inkjet Summit already knew that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the trajectory of the printing industry. What they learned was that, with the help of production inkjet, the path to recovery can be more certain.
The efficiency of digital printing can be squandered if the postpress process isn’t equally efficient. Facing just such a disconnect, the in-plant at the University of California, Santa Cruz considered its options and installed a solution that resolves the output problem and increases the in-plant's value.
PRINTING United will be a comprehensive online experience this October and in-person once again in October 2021. Exhibitors learned of the sequence of events that led to the change in an online announcement on June 24.