Digital Printing-Production Inkjet - Hybrid

3D Printing Makes It in New York with Shapeways’ New Facility, $5.1M Funding
November 20, 2011

3D printing company Shapeways is opening up its own production facility with a new $5.1 follow on of funding from Index Ventures and Union Square Ventures. Currently, Shapeways is creating around 30,000 objects and month, using a number of different materials, including ceramic or stainless steel for household goods, and sterling silver for higher end creations. In order to keep up with demand, the company expects to double its employee roster by mid-2012, as well as open a New York production facility to keep costs down for shipping.

The company already has a production facility in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

Opening New Market Opportunities with Digital Technology
December 1, 2010

One of the key drivers for the printing industry is going to be digital technology. Digital printing offers personalization, cost savings, improved output options and the ability to migrate traditional offset volume to a value added digital services business model.

This webinar explores emerging market opportunities driven by digital color printing (both toner based and inkjet) combined with the availability of an expanded array of substrates. You will hear from your peers in the industry about how they are tapping into direct mail market expansion, books on demand, photo merchandise and digital packaging by combining the right digital press with the right paper. 

Key areas that will be explored include:
1. Perspectives on the market growth areas for digital applications
2. Case histories from service providers that are building new business models around on demand publishing, packaging direct marketing and photo merchandise and critical requirements for success
3. Recommendations for participating in the market transition

To view this free webinar, click here!

First Kodak Prosper System Sold in China
July 17, 2009

ROCHESTER, NY—The first Kodak Prosper S10 imprinting system has been sold to Instant Data Forms of Hong Kong, one of China's leading providers of general business forms and direct mail printing services. A monochrome continuous ink-jet printhead using Kodak Stream ink-jet technology, the Prosper S10 imprinting system will be installed at Instant Data Forms' Aidifu Stationery in Shenzen, enabling the company to deliver higher quality printed materials with greater efficiency, as well as added value for its clients.