Markus Klügge, sales & technology manager BU Inkjet at Siegwerk, talks about the most promising inkjet technologies.
Markus Klügge, Sales & Technology Manager BU Inkjet, Siegwerk09.12.18
Digital printing is advancing as it addresses the growing short-run demand driven by brand owners looking for regionalization and personalization of their packaging. Markus Klügge, sales & technology manager BU Inkjet at Siegwerk, talks about the most promising inkjet technologies for packaging printing and the company’s own digital printing activities.
Q: In which inkjet technology do you see the most opportunity?
A: From our perspective, the most promising technologies are UV and water-based inkjet, the two areas where we already focus our activities today. UV inkjet fits with narrow web printing on relatively thick material such as labels & direct-to-shape. Water-based inkjet is the most promising technology introduced for single pass large width printing on flexible packaging and corrugated applications. We don’t believe in “one fits all” solutions as packaging and label markets include diverse sub-segments each one requiring diff
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