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10 Tips for Adding Wide Format to Your Print Operations

Posted by Roger P. Gimbel, EDP on Feb 17, 2022 2:43:57 PM

Wide-format printing, a large and resilient category, continues to show potential for growth and profitability. If you haven’t delved into wide format, it can be a significant new revenue stream for your print operations.

Definitions vary, but for our purposes, wide format means inkjet devices with printing widths of roughly five feet and greater. Encompassing many applications—posters, banners, pop-ups, labels, back-lit displays, textiles, home décor, wall art, and packaging—it also excels at very short runs with variable printing and customization.

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Topics: wide format, news, signs, large format, banners, posters, textiles

Wide Format for Transactional Printers? Not as Crazy as it Sounds!

Posted by Roger P. Gimbel, EDP on May 7, 2019 12:44:43 PM

Printers who create transactional documents rely on established workflows designed to generate millions of variable documents containing sensitive information like billing and payment amounts, purchases, insurance claim information, utility usage, or medical procedures. If that sounds like your business I can’t fault you for thinking your operation isn’t set up for low-volume wide format print applications like banners and signs.

These two print applications seem to have nothing in common. But is that really true?

Though the devices are different, printers produce wide format jobs on digital devices, just like transactional documents. Color and resolution is important in both cases, and both require strenuous quality control processes. Mistakes in each genre are expensive. In the high speed world of transactional documents, errors are

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Topics: inkjet technology, wide format, news, transactional printing, signs, inkjet diversification, large format, banners

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