Beautifully printed wide-format graphics are just piles of substrate on the shop floor until they’re applied to walls, doors, windows, and other surfaces. Installing wide-format graphics can be one of the most sought-after services in-plants provide.
Baltoro HF is not the first cut-sheet inkjet press launched by Xerox, but it is the press that the company is counting on to establish itself as a credible and competitive inkjet solution provider for high-volume transactional work as well as high-quality direct mail, catalogs, books, and commercial print.
Xerox has unveiled a new cut-sheet production inkjet by press that will print on a range of coated and uncoated media without the need for priming or pretreating.
In New Orleans, Kodak spoke of “reigniting a culture of old” on behalf of Prinergy users and offered a first look at new developments for its workflow automation technology.
For in-plants, solid outcomes often require hard decisions about staffing, technology and services offered. This university print center made them — and prospered by sticking to them.
Much has changed since the first Inkjet Summit in 2013. Inkjet technology has not only proven itself, it’s becoming more mainstream, so the opportunity to use inkjet to get ahead of the competition is fading fast.
As printers contemplate getting a production inkjet press it’s important they analyze the total cost of ownership of this investment.
Production inkjet is helping this in-plant to do an even better job of connecting donors to the children they sponsor through the exchange of personalized correspondence.
More than 120 print providers — including nearly two dozen in-plants — attended the 7th annual Inkjet Summit in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
For printers in search of paper, the distribution practice known as allocation can be either an insurance policy or an injection of uncertainty.
Consumers are so used to the ability to receive paper-based documents that we can’t imagine being deprived of our “right” to have it – but the entitlement isn’t as well grounded as we think.
As paper mills move away from printing grades to other kinds of papers in search of higher profits, in-plants are feeling the pinch.
Seizing the inkjet opportunity begins with a decision to invest in a press. The Inkjet Summit tells attendees everything they need to know to make that investment profitable.
By adding the capability to produce name badges, Alfred State College’s in-plant contributed to the school’s rebranding effort, increasing its value while saving time and money.
After shutting down its offset presses, Butler University's in-plant found that its conventional folding machine was ill-suited to the short-run digital work it was producing. So the shop decided to make a change.