Information Management Institute

5th Digital Printing Presses Conference
Emerging Applications
Product Decoration & Functional Printing
3D Printing & Product Manufacturing
Packaging, Tags/Tickets/Labels
& More!

April 30 - May 2, 2014

the Saugaro Scottsdale
Scottsdale (Phoenix), Arizona

sponsored by

Information Management Institute, Inc.

Conference Focus

Digital printing is truly entering a new era as technology developments have enabled it to enter direct product decoration, functional printing, product manufacturing and other applications just not possible with conventional printing or earlier generations of digital printing.

Digital printing advancements (print technologies, inks, materials, substrates, etc.), applications expansion and evolving communications paradigms are just some of the factors reshaping the printing industry as it transitions from analog to digital and develops a new look. What will the printing industry look like and who will be the key players by 2020? Those are intriguing questions that will be explored at IMI's 5th Annual Digital Printing Presses Conference.

IMI's 5th Annual Digital Printing Presses Conference will provide a comprehensive review of digital printing opportunities, requirements, challenges and potential solutions for major new applications plus those traditionally utilizing screen, flexographic, gravure and offset printing. The program will explore the impact of trends such as:

  • 3D Production Printing
  • Mass Customization
  • Document & Product Personalization
  • Printed Statements, Bills, Newspapers, etc. vs. Online Delivery
  • On-Demand Production of Documents & Products
  • Printed Electronics, Displays, Solar, Panels, etc.
  • Smart Labels, Interactive Packaging, etc.
  • Ceramic Tiles, Textiles & Other Decorated Consumer Products
  • Personalized Medical & Bio-Medical Products
  • Medical Implants, Tissue, Organs, etc.
  • Electronic Social Media vs. Written Communications
  • Cultural Analog to Digital Transition
  • And Many More Related Market, Social & Infrastructure Revolutions
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    Leading industry experts and end users will address the current state-of-the-art, evolving printing requirements, market opportunities, market penetration, enablers, barriers, etc. in major application sectors including Product Decoration, 3D Printing, Product Manufacturing, Packaging, Tag/Tickets/Labels, Documents, etc. This conference program will provide a unique opportunity to obtain an assessment of multiple, major evolving digital printing technology, market and application trends that are shaping the printing industry of the future.

    Conference Session Chairs & Speakers

    Dr. Mark Bohan*, PIA
    Chris Lynn*, Prototype & Production Systems
    Dr. Ross N. Mills*, Vexajet
    Debbie Thorp*, Global Inkjet Systems

    * Session Co-Chair

    Conference Speakers

    Tom Ashley, Pivotal Resources USA
    Chris DeMell, ITW Trans Tech
    Jürgen Devlieghere, Xeikon
    Lawrence Gamblin, Collins Inkjet
    Victor Gomez, Durst Image Technology US
    Steve Hatkevich, American Trim
    Dr. Alan L. Hudd, Alchemie Technology
    Melissa Lent, I.T. Strategies
    Tim Luong, Ceradrop MGI Group
    Dan Marx, Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA)
    Eric Miller, PADT, Inc.
    Judd Quimby, Memjet
    Mike Raymond, Digital Ink Systems Corporation
    Tom Roetker, Memjet
    Clayton Sampson, Cyan Tec
    Tim Scully, Engineered Printing Solutions

    IMI 5th Digital Printing Conference 2014

    Benefits of Conference Attendance

    • Learn the current state of the art for current and evolving digital printing press technologies and gain firsthand knowledge from current users, recognized experts and industry pioneers

    • Obtain an understanding of infrastructure shifts impacting the printing industry - product decoration, 3D Printing, functional printing, multimedia publishing,, printable electronics, functional packaging and many more

    • Receive an appreciation for the challenges and issues critical to digital printing's continued market penetration and expansion

    • Establish personal relationships with key players in digital printing and related industries

    • Gain knowledge of the technology developments being made and still required to meet market and application demands

    • Gain an understanding of the significant current and projected markets plus the technology developments being made and still required to expand the applications base and market penetration

    • Display your products, technologies, services, etc. with a complimentary display space and give a 5-minute presentation in the popular Suppliers' Forum session

    • Hear industry expert's projections for industrial digital printing opportunities in newly developing and expanding applications

    5th Digital Printing Presses Conference
    April 30-May 2, 2014
    the Saguaro Scottsdale
    Scottsdale (Phoenix), Arizona

    Program Coverage and Schedule

      Wednesday, April 30, 2014

      11:00 a.m.Conference Registration

      1:00 p.m.Opening Session - The Evolving Printing Industry

    Session Chair: Dr. Mark Bohan, Vice President, Technology & Research, Printing Industries of America, Sewickley, Pennsylvania

    Welcome & Introductions
    Alvin G. Keene, President, Information Management Institute, Inc., Carrabassett Valley, Maine

    Digital Presses: New Channel and Technology Choices
    Melissa Lent, Consultant, I.T. Strategies, Hanover, Massachusetts
    Melissa Lent, I.T. Strategies
    • Is Ink Jet Winning Against EP?
    • How Real is Landa?
    • Are Commercial Printers the Right Channel?
    • How Big It All Is & How Big Will it Become?

    Implementing Digital Dispense in an Industrial Environment
    Steve Hatkevich, Director of R&D, American Trim, Lima, Ohio
    Steve Hatkevich, American Trim
    • Real World Perspective from Manufacturer who Supplies Parts & Components to OEM's
    • Target Applications
    • Production Systems Requirements
    • Adoption Challenges: Technical & Infrastructure
    • Customer Requirements & Reactions
    • Adoption Drivers & Barriers
    • Real World Experiences

    3D Printing: What it is Now & How it is Changing How Things are Made
    Eric Miller, Principal, Simulation & Business Technologies, PADT, Inc., Tempe, Arizona
    Eric Miller, PADT Inc.
    • Perspective of 20 Years Experience in 3D Printing
      - How the Technology Works
      - What are the Applications
      - How it is Changing How Things are Made
    • Strengths & Weaknesses of Making Objects with 3D Printers
    • Business Climate for 3D Printing: Now & in the Future
    • Real World Examples
    • What is Expected in 3D Printing Industry in Next 5 Years?

    Alternative Ink Jet Ink Development Model
    Lawrence Gamblin, President, Collins Inkjet Corporation, Cincinnati, Ohio
    Lawrence Gamblin, Collins Inkjet Corporation
    • Premise: To Become a Major Competitor to Traditional Print, Ink Jet Printer & Consumables Companies Need to Look at How Traditional Printer & Consumable Manufacturers Operate in Target Markets
    • Background
      - Proliferation of New Printers from Wide Range of Manufacturers (4 color presses, imprinting solutions, etc.)
      - Most Manufacturers have Limited Ink Sets (Less Product Differentiation & Slows Adoption Rate
      - If Ink Jet is going to Expand there is a Need for Expansion of Application Space, Lower Cost Models & More Efficient Support Mechanism
    • Standard Development Model used by most companies: Customer & Printhead Manufacturer/Original Equipment Manufacturer (PM/OEM) Work Together, Create Product, Go To Market
      - Positives: High Reliability, Reduced Need for Support
      - Negatives: Limited Application Space, Customers Know What They Want, Timeliness, Real World Statistics, etc.
    • Compare to Customer Focused Models: Customer & Ink Provider Work Together to Create Ink Solution, Ink is Validated by PM/OEM after Proven Solution is Created, Royalty Paid by ink supplier to PM/OEM -Ink Supplier's Hippocratic Oath
      - Positives: Expanded Application Space, More Printers Sold, All Interests Aligned, Reduces Validation Testing by PM/OEM, Extensive Reliability Statistics, etc.
      - Negatives: PM/OEM feel Loss of Absolute Control, PM/OEM Problems Reconciliation, New Model with Existing Supply Contracts
    • What do Customers Want? - Print Wide Range of Jobs in Cost Effective Manner
      - Service & Support
      - The Press has to Run
      - Ability to Find New Markets & Niches where the Bold Customer can realize Higher Profit Margins
      - Customer is More Motivated to pursue New Market Opportunities than OEM
      - Don't want to be Locked In
    • Examples of Opportunities
      - Anti-counterfeit Checks/Documents/Packaging/etc.
      - Household Good: Consumer Products & Home Décor
      - Medical Applications

    The Future of Digital Printing
    Dr. Mark Bohan, Vice President, Technology & Research, Printing Industries of America, Sewickley, Pennsylvania
    Dr. Mark Bohan Printing Industries of America
    • Digital Printing Technologies Improving: What are the Big Changes?
    • How Customers' Purchasing Requirements are Changing
    • Profound Effect on Commercial Printing Environment
    • Why Are They Happening?
    • How Will This Impact Products & Solutions?
    • What Will the Digital Print Market Look Like in Years to Come?

    SUPPLIERS' FORUM Session 1: 5-Minute Presentations Related To Technology, Capabilities, Services, New Product Introductions, etc. The Suppliers' Forum is open to all Conference Registrants For additional information or to sign up, contact Al Keene or check off box on Registration Form.

      6:30 p.m. Networking Reception in Display Area

      Thursday, May 1, 2014

      8:00 a.m. Session 2 - Emerging Markets & Opportunities: Product Decoration and Functional Printing

    Session Chair: Debbie Thorp, Business Development Director, Global Inkjet Systems, Cambridge, UK

    Surface Decoration Market Overview and Challenges
    Debbie Thorp, Business Development Director, Global Inkjet Systems, Cambridge, UK
    Debbie Thorp, Global Inkjet Systems
    • Understanding Surfaces: Flat, Curved, Cylindrical, Complex
    • Existing Dominant Print Technologies: So Why Go to Digital?
    • Challenges for Ink Jet: Printhead Geometry, Image Handling & Much More
    • How Challenges are being Overcome: A Review of Recent Commercial Product Introductions

    Challenges Using Inkjet vs. Traditional Methodology such as Screen & Pad Printing
    Tim Scully, Vice President of Sales, Engineered Printing Solutions (formerly Pad Print Machinery of Vermont), East Dorset, Vermont
    Tim Scully, Engineered Printing Solutions
    • Differences between Inkjet & Traditional Printing
    • Quality vs. Adhesion When it comes to Inkjet
    • Technical Differences between Typical Solvent Based Inks and UV Inks –Inkjet Inks & Standard Inks
    • Different Processes for Pretreatment
    • Challenges with Applying LED Curing vs. High Pressure Sodium Bulbs
    • Substrate Shape & Challenges of Various Substrates
    • Tech Savvy vs. Old School Mechanical: Challenges in Converting
    • Cost Analysis: Inkjet vs. Analog
    • Evaluate Pros & Cons Based upon Application

    The Evolution of Digital Product Decoration
    Chris DeMell, Technical Sales Manager Digital Products, ITW Trans Tech, Caol Stream, Illinois
    Chris DeMell, ITW Trans Tech
    • Approaches to Digital Product Decoration
      - Platforms for Integrated Systems
      - Turnkey Designs
    • Challenges of the Process: Speed/Throughput, Environment, Regulation, Durability, Functionality & Substrate Variability
    • Strategies to Overcome Limitations
      - Automation Design
      - Robotics
      - Cylindrical
    • Special Considerations of the Digital Process
      - Certifications
      - Process Improvement: Treatments, Primers & Overcoats
      - Process Ownership
    • Use of Digital Printing in Prototype & Manufacturing of Texture Design
      - Positive Build Process
      - Functional Negative Fluids

    New Ink-on-Demand & On-Site Paradigm Provides High Quality at Lower Cost
    Mike Raymond, Global Marketing and Business Development, Digital Ink Systems Corporation, Newark, Delaware
    Mike Raymond, Digital Ink Systems Corporation
    • Digital Transformation has taken over the World
      - But Digital Printing Penetration is Small
      - Digital Printing has Tremendous Growth Potential
    • Why is Digital Printing such a Small Proportion of Global Industrial Printing?
    • How can the Transformation to Digital Printing Accelerate?
    • Introducing DISC - Automated Ink Management System
      - Meters, Mixes & Dispenses Ink for Use in Industrial Digital Printing
      - Ultrasonic Mixing Technology
      - Centralized Database Allows Monitoring, Forecasting & Supply Chain Management
      - Allows Customers to Purchase Components & Produce Ink On-Demand & On-Site
      - Cost to Print Reductions Can Exceed 50%
    • Target Applications Presently Provide High Volume Printing Services & are Converting Analog to Digital Processes
      - Textile Mills
      - Print Providers
      - Brand Owners with Internal Print Operations

    Taking Ink Jet Out of the Print Shop & Into the Production Plant
    Clayton Sampson, Cyan Tec, Loughborough, UK
    Clayton Sampson, Cyan Tec
    • Ink Jet Printing is Now Making Real Inroads into Industrial Product Markets
    • Landscape of the Production Plant is Very Different than Print Shop & Lab
    • What are the Issues with taking Ink Jet Technology into Robust, Highly Productive, Unforgiving Production Environments?
    • What are the Requirements for Peripheral Systems?
    • What Does this Mean for Manufacturers & Brand Owners?
    • Where will this take us in the Future?

     12:00 Noon Networking Luncheon

      1:30 p.m. Session 3 - Emerging Markets & Opportunities: 3D Printing and Digital Product Manufacturing

    Session Chair: Dr. Ross N. Mills, President, Vexajet, Boulder, Colorado

    3D Printing - A Lot Like 2D Printing
    Tom Ashley, Director, Pivotal Resources USA, Lexington, Kentucky
    Tom Ashley, Pivotal Resources USA
    • History of 3D Printing
    • From Rapid Prototyping to Additive Manufacturing
    • Introduction to 3D Printing Technologies & Markets
    • Selected 3D Application
    • Opportunities in 3D Printing: For Today's Printers, Manufacturers & Others!

    Ink Jet As A Manufacturing Process
    Dr. Ross N. Mills, President, Vexajet, Boulder, Colorado
    Dr. Ross N. Mills, Vexajet
    • Is Ink Jet the Right Technology for My Application?
    • Bringing the Printing World to Digital Fabrication & 3D Printing
    • Printing vs. Digital Manufacturing
    • Specific Requirements that Make Ink Jet Hard to Do
    • Is Ink Jet a Complete, Partial or Partially Complete Solution?
    • Future for Ink Jet & Digital Manufacturing

    Advanced Materials Deposition Inkjet Systems with Integrated Post Processing
    Tim Luong, National Sales Manager, Ceradrop MGI Group, Sacramento, California
    Tim Luong, Ceradrop MGI Group
    • Next Step of Inkjet Deposition Systems
      - Capable of Jetting 1 pL Drop Volume using 16 nozzle Dimatix Printhead
      - Up to 80 pL Drop Volume
      - Up to 1024 Nozzles
      - Multi-printhead Inkjet Platform
    • Technical Feasibility & Challenges of Functional Patterns Printed by Ceradrop Customers
    • Integrated Inkjet Deposition Process Solution Jetting Commercially Available Low Cost Conductive Inkjet Copper Oxide Ink
    • Fully Integrated In-line Curing Solution: Pulse Forge Curing Source for Conductive Working Circuits Built on Smart Paper & PET Substrates
    • Support Networks to Increase Worldwide Printed Electronics:
      - Developments & Manufacturing HQ in France
      - Ceradrop Acquisition by MGI Group

    New Ink Jet Printhead Approach to Dispense Materials for 3D Printing or Additive Manufacturing Processes
    Dr. Alan L. Hudd, Director and Founder, Alchemie Technology, Cambridge, UK
    Dr. Alan L. Hudd, Alchemie Technology
    • Ink Jet Accelerates into Industrial World: Trends
    • Printhead Requirements
    • Alchemie’s “Jetronica Technology”
    • Benefits
    • Typical Applications & Market Drives

    SUPPLIERS' FORUM Session 2: 5-Minute Presentations Related To Technology, Capabilities, Services, New Product Introductions, etc. The Suppliers' Forum is open to all Conference Registrants

      5:30 p.m. Networking Reception

      Friday, May 2, 2014

      8:00 a.m.Session 4 - Emerging Markets & Opportunities: Packaging, Tags/Tickets/Labels and Commercial Print

    Session Chair: Chris Lynn, VP Sales & Marketing, Prototype & Production Systems, Inc., Plymouth, Minnesota

    Trends for Web-Fed Digital Color Presses in Labels & Packaging
    Jürgen Devlieghere, VP Software and Hardware Development, Xeikon, Lier, Belgium
    Jürgen Devlieghere, Xeikon
    • What Technologies are Suited for What Applications?
    • What are the Barriers?
    • What are World-wide Trends?
    • What is Different Around the Globe?
    • Does Size Matter?
    • What’s on the Horizon in Digital Web Fed Labels & Packaging?

    Wide Format Ink Jet Technology: The User Experience
    Dan Marx, Vice President, Markets & Technology, Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA), Fairfax, Virginia
    Dan Marx, SGIA
    • Go To Technology for Numerous Print Sectors Seeking Profitability Boost
    • Technology Refinements Continue to Provide New End User Opportunities
    • Industry Snapshot from Nearly 300 Wide Format Graphics Producers
      - Markets Served
      - End Products
      - Purchases
      - & More
    • Technologies that are Changing Industry Boundaries
    • Printing Companies' Current "Pain Points" that may Represent Opportunities for Technology Developers

    Advancements in Memjet Technology & Applications
    Judd Quimby, VP Business Development and Tom Roetker, VP Engineering, Memjet Labels, San Diego, California
    Judd Quimby, Memjet Labels

    Tom Roetker, Memjet Labels

    • Applications for Digital Printing in Labels & Commercial Print
      - Where Digital Printing Meets Cost Targets & Offers Improved Capabilities: Label Press, Mail & Addressing and Commercial Print Example
    • Technology Details for Label, Packaging & Commercial Print Applications
      - Page Wide Array Printhead for High Quality, Low Cost: Faster Print Speeds, Ability to Control Row Ordering, Energy to Printhead through Temperature Feedback & Small Drop Size/High Resolution Impact on PQ, Color Gamut & Grainless
      - Advanced Inks: Improved Light Fastness & Printhead Life
      - Advanced Data Path: Full Control of Dot Addressing through RIP, Improved Halftoning Capability & Real Time Data Streaming at Print Speed
    • Future Trends & Needs for Digital Printing to Enable Printing of Full Variable Data Streams at High Speed, High Quality & Low Cost
      - Ink Flexibility
      - Speed Improvements
      - Print Quality Enhancements
      - Near Line Printing
      - Digital Front End Workflow & PQ Tools

    Hybrid Printing: How Ink Jet & Flexographic Add up to More
    Chris Lynn, VP Sales & Marketing, Prototype & Production Systems, Inc., Plymouth, Minnesota
    Chris Lynn, Prototype & Production Systems, Inc.
    • Flexography is the Primary Technology for Label Printing
    • Stand-alone Digital (Electrogphotgraphy & Ink Jet) Printers have a Small but Fast Growing Share
    • Hybrid Printing: Ink Jet with Flexo brings many benefits - Technical, Commercial & Esthetic
    • In-depth Economic Analysis

    "I Finished My Way"
    Victor Gomez, Labels & Narrow Web Segment North American Sales, Durst Image Technology US, Rochester New York
    Victor Gomez, Durst Image Technology US
    • How Digital Printing Plays with other Manufacturing Processes
    • Digital Printing is Just One Step in Manufacturing Process
      - Before Printing (Priming, Corona, etc.)
      - Finishing (Slitters, Rewinders, Die-cutting, Inspection, etc.)
    • When does it Make Sense to go In-line?
    • When is it Better to go Off-line?
    • Equipment Options for On-line & Off-line
    • Application Should be First Guiding Principle on Method to Use - Not Equipment Available
    • Need for Customized Configurations to Fit Custom Needs

     12:30 p.m. Adjournment

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    3rd Digital Printing Presses - The Next Era Conference
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    2nd Digital Printing Presses - The Next Era Conference
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    Speaking Opportunities at IMI Conferences

    If you have a potential topic for presentation at this or another IMI conference, please submit your proposed presentation topic and a brief outline to Al Keene at IMI (Email to or fax to +1-207-235-2226) for review.

    Product Demonstrations & Free Displays

    Printer and other product demonstrations/displays by both conference speakers and registrants are encouraged. IMI will cooperate with all interested parties to provide appropriate space so products can be displayed and demonstrated during the conference breaks. There is no charge in addition to the conference registration fee to have a display table. Interested companies should contact IMI President Al Keene to ensure that proper arrangements are made for product displays and demonstrations.

    Alvin Keene, IMI

    Confirmed Display Descriptions
    5th Digital Printing Presses - Emerging Applications Conference
    April 30 - May 2, 2014

    The following companies have confirmed displays - anyone wanting to take advantage of IMI's complimentary display space policy, please contact Al Keene for additional information or indicate same on your conference registration form.

    Alchemie Technology: Stop by the Alchemie booth to learn more about our products and services for additive manufacturing and digital production applications.
    Alchemie Technology

    CERADROOP: CERADROP, subsidiary of MGI Group, designs and markets Inkjet Printers exclusively for Printed Electronics Industry and Smart 3D Printing. Embedding all types of printheads, as well as, the latest generation of curing modules. CeraPrinter equipment are single inkjet printhead or multi-headed (multi-materials) configurable with high accuracy and repeatability open platform. Flexible, lowest cost, and delivered with all innovative inkjet deposition software developed by CERADROP (CeraSlice, DropAnalyser and FabAnalyser). CERADROP is highly qualified and responsive worldwide for maintenance and support customers through each stage of their project.
    Ceradrop MGI Group

    Collins Inkjet Corporation: Collins Inkjet produces high quality innovative inkjet inks for Thermal, CIJ (single jet & array), Piezo and Micropiezo technologies. Collins is a technical leader, providing standard and custom formulations of water-based, solvent-based, oil-based and UV curable inks for almost every industrial inkjet application. Collins manufactures and sells millions of liters of inks worldwide and has partnerships with most major printhead manufacturers.
    Collins Inkjet

    Durst: The Durst Tau 330 is a 7 color, 13" wide UV inkjet digital label press. It prints on fiber, film and aluminium label and packaging stocks without needing pretreatment. The print speed of 157 fpm yields 10,200 square feet per hour at resolutions up to 720 x 1260 DPI. Durst Tau inks are available in Low Migration formulation and may be cured for Low Odor, suitable for food and other sensitive applications, The Durst Tau 330 may be run in roll to roll configuration or in-line with unwind and/or finishing equipment.
    Durst Image Technology US

    Engineered Printing Solutions: After decades of doing business as Pad Print Machinery of Vermont, the well-known automation and printing equipment supplier as well as innovative machine integrator to the inkjet market will be changing its name to "Engineered Printing Solutions. Engineered Printing Solutions supplies both pad and industrial inkjet machinery to industries such as plastic manufacturing, packaging and converting, medical, automotive, appliance, advertising specialty and many other niche markets with a distribution network extending to Europe, Central America and Asia.
    Engineered Printing Solutions

    Epson America: HERE'S DIGITAL. THEN THERE'S EPSON DIGITAL The SurePress L-4033 and L-6034 Industrial Label Press. Unprecedented color quality and exception reliably. Epson's SurePress is setting a new benchmark in color quality and ultra-accurate spot color matching. All from a press that's simple to set up and easy to operate with its automated workflow. That's the Epson SurePress! Stop by our tabletop and see for yourself!
    Epson America

    Head Interface Boards for Ricoh Gen 5 and Kyocera KJ403T; and their development schedule for Fujifilm Samba support - plus their latest software developments in direct to shape printing, PC performance enhancements and much more.
    Global Inkjet Systems

    ITW Trans Tech: ITW Trans Tech will show printed examples of industrial digital inkjet (such as on metal, glass, plastic, etc.. on retail and industrial products). Examples of texture printer samples that are utilized in the automotive industry and expanding into new markets will be demonstrated. Finally, an example of the piezo heads/system types will be shown in photos.
    ITW Trans Tech

    PADT: PADT will have be available on the afternoon of April 30th with a small display of parts manufactured using 3D Printing technology and will be available to discuss details on how people can acquire their own 3D Printer or answer any questions about using PADT as a source for providing 3D Printed parts.

    Prototype & Production Systems, Inc.: PPSI show a new product: the 'DICElab' Process Development Printer, a small R2R printer using servo motors for precise speed & tension control that is ideal for testing new fluids, substrates, printheads and cure technologies.
    Prototype & Production Systems

    Vexajet: Vexajet, an ink jet solutions company, offers a complete line of Ink supply and pneumatics control products. These products are compatible with OEM and third party ink jet print head jetting assemblies, data path and drive electronics for industrial printing and digital fabrication applications. Each product can be used stand-alone or integrated into a complete ink jet system. Vexajet also offers engineering services for ink jet design, development and consulting.

    Wikoff Color: Wikoff Color is the largest employee owned ink manufacturer in the US. Wikoff works with OEM's, integrators and end use customers worldwide to develop energy curable inkjet inks for specific industrial applications. Our state of the art R&D facility allows us to develop small volume inks for initial product testing, development and launch. With almost sixty years of ink and coatings history we can help solve the most challenging ink applications.
    Wikoff Color


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    This exclusive market report is updated on an ongoing basis and provides a source of market information based on a consistent methodology and reporting structure. The report authors, I T Strategies, generate this report from their worldwide model of the printer industry.

    All registrants to the 5th Digital Printing Presses Conference on April 30-May 2, 2014 will receive a complimentary copy of the latest edition of the "The Numbers - Worldwide Digital Printing Market Report."

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