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  • September 19, 2018

    How Spinnaker Coating is Ahead of Today’s On-Demand Labels Market

    As the need for short-run, customized, on-demand labels increases, label providers are acquiring inkjet solutions to keep pace in today’s label market. Label providers find inkjet technology allows them to react quickly and offers greater flexibility for just-in-time production readiness to satisfy customers’ demands. But maintaining this state of readiness can be complicated when it […]

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  • September 5, 2018

    How Julie Hogan, Memjet’s VP of R&D, Creates a Culture of Ingenuity: Trust more and listen harder

    Creativity is a tricky thing. It can be elusive and difficult to quantify, much less define by R&D standards. It’s rooted in trust and openness. The key is to give people the freedom and space to solve problems in the right way. Sometimes that means making mistakes, but mistakes can lead to innovation and elegant […]

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  • August 30, 2018

    Across the Digital Ink Gamut – Memjet’s History with New Ink Formulations

    For over ten years, Memjet has been formulating inks that complement its printhead developments. Today, as Memjet’s printing technology has grown to serve several distinct markets, ink developments have kept pace. Memjet now offers inks that are formulated to meet market-specific demands. InkWorld Magazine recently profiled Memjet’s advances in the area of ink development. Read […]

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  • August 9, 2018

    2018 Print Industry Trends: Year In Review

    As we move into the second half of the year, Memjet CEO Len Lauer sat down with Printing Impressions editor Mark Michelson to discusses the print industry trends that drove the first half of 2018 and offers a preview for what lies ahead. Here’s a short preview of their conversation:   To start, there’s good […]

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  • August 1, 2018

    How to drive innovation by thinking like a mature startup

    Ah, the rewards and pitfalls of youthful ambition We’ve all seen it. The starry-eyed enthusiasm of a startup that’s confidently, indubitably, 110% certain they’re on the verge of changing the world. To those of us well aware of the sobering statistic that 9 out of 10 startups are doomed to fail, it’s easy to find […]

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  • July 27, 2018

    Optimism Abounds in the Printing Industry with Recent Global Trends Report

    drupa recently published its The 5th drupa Global Trends Report, and this year’s report outlines the most optimistic trends drupa has ever published. As the global economy continues to recover, both printers and suppliers are confident about the future of the printing industry.   This year’s Global Trends Report surveyed 708 printers and 234 suppliers. […]

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  • June 13, 2018

    Commercial Printers Face Unexpected Pressure to Move to Production Inkjet Technology

      Guest Blogger: Marco Boer This week, Memjet welcomes Marco Boer to be a guest writer on the Memjet blog. Marco is the Vice President, I.T. Strategies and recognized as a trusted consultant to the digital printing industry.   The world of commercial print is not an easy one. Declining commercial print output, combined with price […]

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  • June 6, 2018

    Coffee Never Looked So Hot – The Power of Flexible Packaging

    Anyone who has waited in line at Starbucks knows that coffee has become a very personal decision. Care for a grande, half-caf, skinny, low-foam latte? Italian coffee retailer 101CAFFÉ knows a thing or two about coffee’s trend toward personalization. From its headquarters in Milan, Italy, 101CAFFÉ distributes high-quality coffee from over 800 Italian coffee roasters […]

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  • June 4, 2018

    Marketing Execs: Understand the Differences Between Millennials & Gen Zers

    As a marketing executive, you’ve experienced the different ways Gen Zers consume media and receive marketing messages. As a graduate student in the Northwestern Integrated Marketing Communications Masters program with a special interest in Gen Z, I found two insightful articles you’ll find interesting. Move over Millennials – here comes Gen Z In her article, […]

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  • May 31, 2018

    Empowering Customization at Each Stage of the Packaging Journey

    Digital printing is now attracting attention from many different packaging sectors. As the package has become part of the marketing mix, product marketers, packaging developers, and brand managers are all expressing a growing interest in digital print along their packaging journey. Their enthusiasm is justified: digital printing enables these users to capture opportunities and meet […]

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