Kyocera today unveiled its next generation of inkjet printheads for commercial digital printing equipment. The new printheads are specially designed to deliver high-speed, high-quality printing on paper, cardboard, plastic, fabric, and other building materials. Kyocera will introduce a 600-dpi model in April 2020, with others to follow.

Xaar has launched its 5-step service for the evaluation of fluids for use in new product development and advanced manufacturing applications. The service aims to help companies establish the suitability of inkjet technology and fluids in new applications without incurring large upfront costs. To support the new service, Xaar has invested in a dedicated laboratory. This is equipped with a number of custom test rigs for sample production and fluid testing including a Notion Systems n.jet 3D printer.

Confidence in the future of the industrial inkjet market is high, according to a new survey from FM Future and Strategic Partner Ricoh Europe. The Future of Inkjet Survey evaluates the attitudes and trends that are driving the adoption of inkjet, speaking to 129 participants from around the world. The survey and accompanying report are available for download here.

Last I was at an industry tradeshow, lots of new stuff and great to meet industry leaders and fellow industry members. At night while sitting at the hotel bar, I overheard a hefty conversation about inkjet head technology. Yes, inkjet head technology is still a big discussion at tradeshows, specially at the hotel bar for some reason.

IMI is excited to announce the following confirmed speakers for IMI's Inkjet Conference 2020 on February 12-13, 2020 and confirmed course leaders for IMI's Inkjet Innovation Academy on February 10-11, 2020; both at the DoubleTree by Hilton Phoenix-Tempe in Tempe, Arizona, USA.

Seiko Epson Corporation (TSE: 6724, "Epson") is opening a new collaborative inkjet laboratory at its Fujimi Plant in Nagano Prefecture, Japan. Called the Fujimi Inkjet Innovation Lab, the facility will begin operations in October. Epson will use the Fujimi Inkjet Innovation Lab to conduct joint research with a wide range of research institutes and companies that are looking to apply inkjet technology in industrial processes. Epson will develop new applications and unearth needs for inkjet technology, create new markets for inkjet printing, and accelerate the use of its inkjet printheads in industry.

IMI is excited to announce the first round of confirmed speakers for IMI's Inkjet Age of Materials Conference 2019 on September 4-5, 2019 and confirmed course leaders for IMI's Inkjet Innovation Academy on September 6, 2019; both at the Embassy Suites Chicago – Lombard/Oak Brook in Lombard, Illinois, USA.

Xaar is celebrating the 20th birthday of its ever popular Xaar 128 printhead. Initially conceptualised for use in desktop fax machines, in fact, at launch the Xaar 128 proved to be better suited to other sectors due to its combination of reliability, ease of integration, speed and quality of print. This ensured it quickly became a firm favourite in the coding and marking and wide-format graphics markets.

Coming from the world’s leading industry players and academic centres, over 60 speakers will present their research on core inkjet technologies during TheIJC (The Inkjet Conference) on 29-30th October 2019 at Crowne Plaza Düsseldorf. Several hundreds of developers, innovators and decision makers are expected to join the event to peer into the future of digital printing and assess its impact on various manufacturing processes.

From printhead architecture and system integration, through to image quality software, ink formulation, waveform measurement, curing techniques and the latest research projects – the second edition of The Inkjet Conference (TheIJC) USA covers all aspects of industrial inkjet engineering and chemistry. Staged on 22-23 May 2019 at Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare, the conference features an additional session dedicated to label and packaging printing, prepared in partnership with Alexander Watson Associates (AWA).

Meteor Inkjet, the leading independent supplier of electronics and software to drive industrial inkjet printheads, further enhances its portfolio with the launch of a tiered collection of services for ink characterisation, print reliability analysis and printhead waveform development and optimisation.

PrintFlat™, the ground-breaking screening software that mitigates banding in inkjet output, will be unveiled as an online service for press vendors and their customers at Hunkeler Innovationdays.

Xeretec has announced the largest single inkjet sale in the company’s history. Global print provider, DG3, has successfully installed a Xerox High Fusion 2400 Inkjet solution enabling them to print directly onto offset coated stocks at high-speed, producing customised communications.

InPrint USA, the exhibition of print technology for manufacturing, is launching Ask the Experts, where visitors can schedule complimentary consultations with some of the industry’s most accomplished professionals. The Ask the Experts pavilion will be located on the show floor on April 9-11, 2019 at the Kentucky International Convention Center (KICC) in Louisville, Kentucky.

A newly formed company with a well-established inkjet heritage has chosen to develop its new inkjet print systems with the Xaar 5601 printhead, whose full commercialisation Xaar is currently celebrating at InPrint 2018.

FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division announces ‘Product of the Year’ honors for the OnsetM, a high quality B1 format, 27.8” x 39.4” (707 mm x 1000 mm) inkjet printer, designed for the evolving needs of the commercial, display graphics, packaging and industrial print markets. The OnsetM will be showcased in Fujifilm booth #1119 at the upcoming SGIA Expo in Las Vegas, October 18 – 20, 2018.

Meteor Inkjet, the leading independent supplier of electronics and software to drive industrial inkjet printheads, further expands its product portfolio with the addition of the HDC-SG600 Head Driver Card, Printhead Evaluation Kit and Waveform Development Kit for FUJIFILM Dimatix SG600 printheads.

Phoseon Technology today introduced FireEdge™ FE100, the first natural convection UV LED light source for industrial curing, at Labelexpo Americas 2018 in Chicago.

Meteor Inkjet, a leading independent supplier of electronics and software to drive industrial inkjet printheads, is pleased to announce support for Xaar’s High Laydown Technology for Xaar 2001+ and Xaar 1003 printheads.

Nazdar Ink Technologies will return to the world's biggest inkjet conference - TheIJC 2018 - this autumn to present its latest developments and discuss the future of the technology with thought-leaders from across the globe.

It’s just a few weeks to go before TheIJC (The Inkjet Conference) opens its doors for the 5th edition. With over 500 participants, it is the world’s leading platform for all those involved in inkjet engineering and chemistry. Three tracks and 61 technical presentations update the audience on the latest developments and technologies, whilst the networking area with 80 tabletops provides the environment to discuss projects with potential suppliers and partners. The conference takes place on 16-17 October 2018 at Crowne Plaza Düsseldorf.

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