Drupa 2016: Big Steps for Landa, Giant Steps for Digital Printing

Landa opened Drupa 2016 with a flurry of announcements that demonstrate the transition of the company and its Nanography technology from a proof-of-concept, unveiled at Drupa 2012, to a robust line of Nanographic Printing presses that address all major print segments. The company has entered into strategic partnerships with Quad/Graphics, the largest publication printer in […]

Advancements in Digital Print and Finishing

Transactional statements provide vital data to consumers. Advancements in digital print and finishing technologies affect transactional production for both in plants and data centers. In the high and ultra-high volume space, users look for a complete, end-to-end mailing solution. Continuous feed inkjet technologies and sophisticated digital finishing systems provide core services to this segment. While […]

The State of Variable Data Printing

The state of the industry for variable data printing (VDP) is strong. InfoTrends monitors the VDP marketplace in three ways: Retail sales of software to end users. Retail sales by company type (commercial vs. in-plant printers). The retail value of VDP products (sold to print customers). While sales of VDP software has peaked, the opportunity […]

Digital Printing-What is it good for?

Digital printing has really taken off in the last decade from the original Indigo digital press to the new high speed digital inkjet web presses of today. Frequently with my customers the question comes up, when is digital printing most effective and when should I move to offset printing or web printing? I believe this […]

THE GREAT DIGITAL PRINTING PRESS DEBATE

THE GREAT DIGITAL PRINTING PRESS DEBATE: NANOGRAPHY™ PROCESS OR INKJET TECHNOLOGY? Digital Printing Struggles to Come of Age Production digital printing, which recently celebrated its 20th birthday, has certainly shown steady growth since its inception. It has introduced highly successful applications, like personalized printing, print-on-demand, and affordable short runs. Let’s not forget other products born […]

Digital Glass Printing on the Rise

The inquiries at Marabu’s stand at this year’s Glasstec clearly showed the current trend in the glass industry. These inquiries were primarily about UV-curable primers, including combining them with hot stamping, and digital glass printing solutions, especially full coverage of glass surfaces using roller-coating with the new Marashield UV-CGL shades. Marabu has positioned itself as […]