David Savastano, Editor09.21.18
Over the years, Memjet has made its name in the digital printing field through its high-quality printheads, modules and inks. On the ink side, the company has focused on dye-based inks for its five main segments: wide format, commercial and packaging, labels, mailing and addressing, and office printing.
Late last year, Memjet launched DuraLink inks, pigment-based inks the company co-developed with Kao Corporation. These new inks are receiving a good reception in the market, and now allow Memjet to offer a full gamut of inkjet ink solutions.
Kim Champion, VP of ink and materials at Memjet, noted that Memjet started formulating inks in-house 12 years ago to complement its printhead technology. However, serving several distinct markets was a challenge.
“We learned early on that while we would love to have a technology that works for all key markets, that is not possible, so we have had to customize our inks for each market,” Champion observed. “Our newest VersaP
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