Inline Finishing Solutions in the Digital and Offset World
Research by: Hal Hinderliter CS
With increasing customer demands for quicker turn around industry providers are looking into inline finishing solutions for their conventional and digital presses. This study investigates available solutions for both conventional and digital presses, outlining the pros and cons of inline finishing. Digital solutions are increasingly offering larger formats, speeds are increasing, and finishing solutions must keep up with these changes. Various options and scenarios where inline finishing has been successfully implemented are covered as well as the future trends for inline finishing. The study focuses on the U.S. market for inline finishing solutions in cutsheet and roll fed devices in the digital and conventional segments.