Archives by Tag 'PRINT13'

Five PRINT13 Software Solutions that Rocked My World

Last updated: Monday, October 14, 2013

There were many, many solutions shown at PRINT13 and I’m sure I’ll offend companies by not mentioning theirs. Let me start by apologizing for that. It’s a big world and a small blog article; I really don’t mean to slight anyone. That being said, here are five solutions that I thought were really innovative and [...]

An Update on B2 Digital Cutsheet Presses for Commercial Printing

Last updated: Thursday, October 3, 2013

First shown at drupa 2008, that’s right 2008, were the B2 size digital color inkjet cutsheet presses from Fujifilm and Screen. Fast forward to drupa 2012 and those same two presses were just coming to market while HP was showing the HP Indigo 10000 , Konica Minolta was showing a technology demonstration called KM-1 and [...]

Canon enters the color inkjet cutsheet market with Niagara

Last updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013

Building on their very successful line of Océ continuous feed color inkjet presses Canon gave a preview of its new Niagara technology at Print 13. Niagara is the code name for Canon’s new color inkjet cutsheet technology.   It is a B3 aqueous inkjet printer. The press will be launched in beta and early launch in [...]

KM-1 On Display at Print 13

Last updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013

First shown at drupa in 2012, the KM-1 is a 29” (B2 format) UV inkjet technology demonstration.  The press is designed for the commercial market and offers high image quality output.  The KM-1 is a combined effort from Konica Minolta and Komori.  Konica Minolta is providing the inkjet technology and Komori is engineering the paper [...]

Breaking Through Organizational Silos to Look at Packaging Differently

Last updated: Tuesday, September 3, 2013

For the past several months I had the chance to work with Exopack Holdings, a large packaging company undergoing tremendous change. I had worked with Exopack CEO, Jack Knott, previously, and was excited to become involved in what they were up to. Exopack is owned by Sun Capital Partners, a large private equity company that [...]