Inkjet printing is continuing to grow into new markets, with packaging the latest opportunity.
Dave Savastano, Editor05.13.16
Digital printing is perhaps the fastest growing printing segment, with growth coming in most markets. There are now areas that are almost 100% digital, such as wide format, and other markets that are rapidly transforming, such as labels. The upcoming drupa 2016 will show new opportunities, such as textiles.
Inkjet ink companies are growing along withe the digital printing market, and they see new segments opening up as the technology improves.
Peter Saunders, business director – Digital, Sun Chemical, noted that SunJet, the inkjet division of Sun Chemical and DIC, grew strongly in the past year, widening its product and technology portfolio to meet the demands of existing and emerging markets.
“We have seen continued growth in wide and super-wide formats in the graphics market,” Saunders said. “Narrow web and label opportunities have increased as digital press capabilities are being realized. Imprinting and personalized print applications have grown in
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