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Sponsors of theinkjetuniverse
The Agfa-Gevaert Group develops, produces, and distributes an extensive range of imaging systems and IT solutions, mainly for the printing industry and the healthcare sector, as well as for specific industrial applications.
The business division DPC (Digital Print & Chemicals) is heavily involved in inkjet printing.
The Sign & Display business unit delivers integrated inkjet solutions that enable sign & display companies to create stunning prints at extreme productivity and extreme quality. The Agfa inks are developed and manufactured by Agfa. The solutions are based on Agfa developed software including complete workflow automation, color management, web-to-print, etc.
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The Industrial Inkjet business unit focuses on inkjet applications where printing is a part of an industrial production process. It takes an integrated solution approach for specific market segments, and an ink only-approach in other cases. Target markets include decorative laminates (floor and furniture), leather decoration (handbags, shoes etc.), and packaging (corrugated boxes).
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In the field of Printed Circuit Boards, Agfa is leading the transition from analog printing to digital printing with Legend inks, Solder Mask inks, etc.
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Alchemie Technology was founded with the vision to deliver disruptive clean-tech digital manufacturing solutions. We are creating the next generation of digital manufacturing technologies to enable industries to be more flexible, sustainable and satisfy the requirements of today's digital consumer.
Our digital platforms can utilise liquids, solids, and powders to build unique products and sustainable low carbon footprint industrial solutions with radical reductions in energy and cost. Combined with the benefits of full digital control and high productivity, these solutions become a powerful proposition to enhance supply-chain agility and end to end production integration with e-commerce supply opportunities.
Today, adopted by diverse industries including Textiles with product examples such as:
· Endeavour – Advanced Waterless Textile Dyeing solution delivering 85% energy savings, 50% cost reductions with high throughput and eliminates wastewater.
· Novara – Breakthrough precision industrial digital coating 2D patterning of a wide range of functional materials
· Triton – High throughput digital powder patterning and texturing, including 3D structures, deploying multi-materials with low material waste.
Contact: Dr. Alan Hudd
Founder & Director
Tel: +44 1223 751 644
The Flight Sergeants Mess
Duxford Business Park
Duxford, Cambridge CB22 4PA
BYK is a global leader in R&D, and a leading supplier of specialty additives for use in the digital printing industry. BYK’s portfolio includes surface additives, defoamers, rheology modifiers, adhesion promoters, dispersants, and wax additives that optimize both production and application processes, as well as improve the performance properties and quality of the finished product. BYK additives are compliant to local and global regulations including food contact applications. Our UV, water-borne and solvent-borne additives improve inks for DoD and CIJ printing on a variety of papers, non-porous substrates, ceramics, and textiles.
Contact: Dhara Metla
Graphic Arts End Use Manager
Tel: +1 860 919 2666
524 South Cherry Street
Wallingford, CT 06492
DoDxAct Ltd is a technical services company providing tailored lab testing, practical advice, hands-on support and training to developers and users of industrial inkjet products & solutions. Based on our broad experience of applications and fluids, from labels to OLEDs and packaging to 3D, we work with our own laboratory resources or the client’s equipment or to demonstrate how to make inkjet work. Whether proving that initial idea through prototyping, creating optimised waveforms, helping design & build a printer or providing up-to-date technology analysis, we excel at getting the customer to where they want to be.
Unit 5, Rookery Farm,
Binegar, Somerset, BA5 2LW,
Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to co-creating sustainability and enriching communities by leveraging its efficient, compact, and precision technologies and digital technologies to connect people, things, and information.
Epson is now introducing its proven MEMs thin-film piezo inkjet printheads to OEMs for integration into their next-generation of digital industrial printers. Epson has continued to lead the industry in innovation with its Si MEMs-based PrecisionCore technology. With options for aqueous, UV and solvent-based ink, as well as flexible design configurations, Epson printheads provide the advanced performance and scalability you expect from a market leader.
Epson America, Inc.
3131 Katella Avenue
Los Alamitos, CA 90721
The Coating Additives business line of Evonik offers a large portfolio of specialty additives, silicas, and co-binders for the inks market. Many of our products for inks boast broad food contact compliances, ensuring your inks meet global regulatory guidelines.
Contact: Jessica Perez
Marketing Manager, Inks, Americas
Tel: +1 484-224-6508
7001 Hamilton Boulevard
Allentown, PA 18195
Global Inkjet Systems (GIS), a Nano Dimension division, is the global leader in developing software, printhead drive electronics and ink sub-systems for industrial markets, with over 14 years of proven innovation in the field. GIS technology is production capable and designed to work reliably in 24/7 rugged industrial settings for key industrial printing applications such as product decoration, labels, textiles, packaging, décor, 3D printing and materials deposition. We are experts in image quality and offer a range of Atlas IQ software tools, which can be integrated into almost any inkjet press. Our commitment to R&D also makes us leaders in complex direct-to-shape applications through our Atlas DTS Studio software focusing on the coating and decoration of aerospace, automotive and other industrial components. Our collaborative partnership approach offers OEMs and system builders the control and performance you need to print faster, smarter, better. In addition, GIS has strategic partnerships with Adobe, Esko and Sakata INX.
Global Inkjet Systems Limited
Edinburgh House, St John’s Innovation Centre,
Cowley Road, Cambridge, CB4 0DS,
Innovative software components for digital print
Global Graphics Software is a leading developer of innovative software components for high-speed digital printing. Our products, Harlequin Core™, Direct™, and ScreenPro Core™, are the fastest solutions on the market for driving data through digital presses and ensuring high-quality output. Our technologies are designed to meet the most demanding printing applications from general commercial printing to labels and packaging and industrial inkjet applications such as textiles, ceramics, and décor. The company is a proud recipient of three PIA InterTech awards for its innovation and potential to significantly impact the industry and has the honor of receiving a prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise for its excellence in innovation. Our customers from the industry include HP, Canon, and Durst, to name a few.
Global Graphics Software
52 Westside Drive
Atkinson, NH 03811
HP Specialty Printing and Technology Solutions (SPTS) division unleashes the power of HP’s print technologies to OEMs in a wide array of markets, including Coding and Marking, Labels, Transaction, Postage, Mail Addressing, Life Sciences, and new markets. They leverage and repurpose HP assets to enable OEMs to help win in vertical markets in which HP’s technology, performance, and reliability can bring value. Customers across the globe use HP Thermal Inkjet (TIJ) technology because it’s clean, easy, reliable, odor free, and always on. But that’s just the start, contact us to learn more about the breadth of applications for which HP TIJ technology can meet your printing needs.
1501 Page Mill Road
Palo Alto, CA 94303
i4inkjet Ltd. specialises in reviewing up and coming inkjet inventions. Out of the numerous ink jet patents every year, we consistently report on ink, media, printhead, printer and system component developments ahead of their wider availability. Every two months the insight provided in our illustrated publication 'Directions' explains how the new designs work and their benefits. i4inkjet Ltd. is also US and European agent for DataSupplyInc, provider of a top-quality inkjet focused market report. Try any of our highly informative content options this year and be a promoter of collaboration and knowledge-sharing across disciplines and departments in your organization. As the 25th year of 'Directions' is just around the corner, we are offering several new content combinations and options to suit a significantly wider range of content and budgetary needs. Get in touch today to obtain a sample, table of contents, and further information.
Bethlehem House, Glasson
Co. Westmeath N37NT65
ImageXpert provides a complete platform for inkjet development, including automated drop-in-flight analysis, sample printing, and print quality analysis. JetXpert systems integrate printheads, drive electronics, ink supplies, and drop analysis into a single turnkey system for inkjet R&D. ImageXpert tools accelerate the development of inks, waveforms, printers, and printheads.
460 Amherst Street
Nashua, NH 03063
Integration Technology is a market leader in UV LED innovation. Founded in 2000 as an early pioneer in UV Arc solutions for inkjet printing, Integration Technology laid the groundwork for the process as we know it today, receiving a number of the earliest grants in UV LED technology’s history. Integration Technology remains at the forefront of the digital revolution, offering the entire product gamut from standard and tailored products through to highly specialized and bespoke solutions, all designed and manufactured in-house to meet a customer’s individual needs.
Serving several key print and industrial sectors and continuing to spearhead growth into new markets through cutting-edge UV LED technology, the Integration Technology philosophy is built on a robust knowledge base for a consultative approach, collaboration with prestigious partners, and an outstanding R&D centre, positioning the business as the UV LED solutions provider of the future.
Integration Technology America
Heyford Park, Upper Heyford
Oxfordshire OX25 5HA
Integrity is an experienced and full-service industrial inkjet systems integrator and developer, offering industrial inkjet system design, development, integration, and support.
Integrity provides the specialized tools and expertise to help you leverage the unique properties of inkjet for a wide range of challenging manufacturing applications.
Integrity provides application assessment and process verification to define system configuration and architecture options. We then fabricate custom inkjet systems to precisely meet your needs using a proven phased approach. Leveraging modules and components from a variety of our standard platforms enables rapid delivery and proven system design.
Integrity also sells and supports a full suite of inkjet evaluation platforms. We distribute the Dimatix DMP 2850 and the SUSS MicroTec Pixdro LP50 as well as our own configurable DB-400 conveyor-based systems and our Bed-to-Bed Binder-Jet and Direct-Jet 3DPrint evaluation systems.
Contact: Dr. Richard Baker
Tel: +1 603-790-0053
Integrity Industrial Inkjet Integration, Inc.
16 Airpark Road
West Lebanon, NH 03784
Interplex Etch Logic is a global supplier of precise thin metal components used in industrial inkjet printheads. Popular applications also include automotive and industrial filters, medical sharps, and many others.
Inkjet printhead nozzle plates, reservoirs, ascenders, descenders, recirculators, stiffeners, cavities, and spacers with complex channels, and multitudes of precise small holes are routinely and economically produced due to the capability of the photochemical etching process. Our optical tooling is inexpensive and quickly revised resulting in manufacturing flexibility.
Our continuous reel-to-reel photochemical etching process is unrivaled for creating consistently close tolerance components with a high level of repeatability. These components are burr free, stress free and retain the original raw material temper and flatness without alteration.
Interplex at a Glance
Our team of 13,000 employees embark on a daily journey to design, engineer, and deliver advanced applications development and high-precision engineering solutions in 25+ locations across 13+ countries.
Contact us for a thoughtful evaluation of your requirements
Interplex Etch Logic
54 Venus Way
Attleboro, MA 02703
I.T. Strategies, Inc. is an established research consultancy dedicated to serving companies in digital industrial printing markets worldwide. The company delivers intelligent data, analysis, strategy, and implementation practices to vendors in the digital printing industry around the world. From offices in Boston and Tokyo, I.T. Strategies conducts and delivers research data, offers interpretation and advice, identifies specific opportunities, and helps organizations implement these strategies to achieve effective solutions. We are a custom consultancy built on a vision of digital printing's long-term dominance of document and industrial print markets – a vision in process of realization.
51 North Street
Hingham. MA 02043
With facilities in the U.S., Spain, and Japan, Kao Collins is a leading provider of inkjet solutions. Through the development of eco-friendly solutions, Kao Collins seeks to maximize opportunities where inkjet can provide value and facilitate growth. Since 1980, the company has introduced innovative solutions that enable customers and OEMs to reduce costs, increase productivity, and expand offerings to various markets - graphics, commercial print, packaging, labeling, and consumer products.
Kao Collins formulates and manufactures innovative inkjet inks for high-speed, single-pass printing, including water-based, oil-based, solvent-based, UV-, LED-, and EB-curable technologies.
Kao Collins Inc.
1201 Edison Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45216
KRONOS Worldwide, Inc. is a leading global producer of titanium dioxide (TiO2), a white pigment that comes as powder pigment and in dispersions. It covers a wide array of applications to impart opacity, whiteness, brightness, and durability. KRONOS has markets in more than 100 countries, with most of its sales in Europe, North America, and Asia-Pacific.
KRONOS also provides a range of products tailored to fulfill the specific needs of the ink industry, especially featuring KRONOS 9900 Digital White, which is a newly developed aqueous pigment concentrate for digital printing.
KRONOS 9900 Digital White is especially customized for excellent storage stability and anti-settlement characteristics in white water-based inkjet inks, providing superior opacity and highest whiteness in prints. It addresses the need in inkjet applications for highest stability in bottle, drum, printhead, in flight and on substrate.
Learn more about the dedicated KRONOS ink grades on: https://innovation.kronostio2.com/products/kronos-ink-grades
Contact: North America: Victor Rincon
Contact Europe: Juergen Bender
Tel: +49 214 356-0
KRONOS Worldwide, Inc.
5470 LBJ Freeway, Suite 900
Dallas, Texas 75240
KRONOS International, Inc.
Memjet is a global leader in inkjet printing R&D. We design, develop and provide exceptional digital printing technologies that enable OEMs to explore new market opportunities, grow their businesses, and expedite time to revenue. Our modular platforms combine printheads, inks, data paths, and modules; which make it simple and profitable for OEMs to integrate into their printing solutions into labels, packaging, mailing and addressing, publishing, commercial printing and 3D.
Memjet's range of printing platforms includes:
VersaPass® – a dye-based solutions that empowers OEMs to address the customer needs for a variety of print markets, including tabletop and entry-level press solutions.
DuraLink® – a pigment based modular print system that gives OEMs the ability to create market-leading press solutions in markets with higher print volumes.
DuraFlex™– a pigment based modular single-pass print solution that combines Memjet's signature features of speed, simplicity, and affordability with new attributes such as enhanced durability, A4 and A3 plus widths.
Contact: Kelly Gornick
Product Marketing Manager & Content Strategist
& Marketing Communications
10918 Technology Place
San Diego, CA 92127
Michelman is an innovator of environmentally conscious primers and aqueous overprint coatings for all parts of the print product life cycle. They are also well known for developing barrier and functional coatings used to produce consumer and industrial paper products and commercially printed materials. They partner with OEMs to introduce new and sustainable technology for the press room with solutions designed to interact with multiple layer inkjet print stacks. Their DigiGuard® IJ, specially formulated for demanding aqueous inkjet applications, is a series of odorless, aqueous overprint coatings for folding cartons, direct mail, and brochures. They also offer technology for corrugate that protects inkjet-printed images during the demanding corrugation process. These durable, fast-drying coatings deliver improved water, chemical, and scratch resistance in a range of tailored surface finishes. They are cold-set gluable and can be used for indirect food contact applications. Michelman serves its customers with production facilities in North America, Europe, and Asia, product development and technical service centers in several major global markets, and a worldwide team of highly trained business development personnel.
Contact: Dr. Susan Bailey
Business Development Manager
Tel: +1 513-654-7692
9080 Shell Road
Cincinnati, OH 45236
Pall Corporation is the leader in separations technologies for the ink jet market.
We offer the widest range of filtration and separations technologies that enable our customers to maximize productivity and reduce cost.
Target applications include:
• Print Head Filtration to improve print quality and repeatability
• Print Head Degassing to eliminate nozzle blocking and prevent misfiring
• Pigment Filtration to remove unwanted salts, particles, polymers & surfactants
• Dye filtration to remove insoluble particles
• Filtration and Degassing of all digital ink types to remove oversized
contaminants and agglomerates
Pall’s technical team can assist in choosing the best product to solve your manufacturing challenges. Our material science and graphic arts experts can review your specific application and make technical recommendations to improve and optimize your specific process.
Sun Chemical continues to make revolutionary strides in delivering a complete line of inkjet products and technologies for a wide range of applications. Our color, vibrancy, and durability exceed industry standards for inkjet inks and digital print systems. Sun Chemical can also assist developers to formulate for applications in packaging, wide format printing, exterior and interior signage plus much more.
Sun Chemical Corporation
5020 Spring Grove Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45232