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IIMAK Appoints Steve Emery as Senior Vice President of Digital Inks

29 October 2019

IIMAK is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen Emery to the position of Senior Vice President, Digital Inks. In this global role, Emery will drive growth of the company’s digital printing solutions for wide format and textile applications. He will also oversee IIMAK’s industrial coding and marking business in the packaging market.


IIMAK Appoints Kevin Cong Director of Research and Development

15 October 2019

IIMAK, a global developer and manufacturer of printing consumables for Automatic Identification, Packaging and Graphics, is pleased to announce the appointment of accomplished chemist, Dr. Kevin Cong, as Director of Research and Development. In his new role, Dr. Cong is responsible for setting, guiding and executing the company’s global product development strategies for IIMAK’s thermal transfer ribbons (TTR) and fluid inks

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6 Tips to Get the Most from Your Thermal Printhead

17 June 2019
6 Tips to Get the Most from Your Thermal Printhead

Thermal transfer printers produce barcode labels that enhance efficiency and productivity throughout the supply chain. The thermal printhead is vital to printing labels on-demand and is a costly consumable to replace. There are a few fast and easy things you can do to prolong printhead life and maintain print quality.


When to Upgrade a Ribbon

05 March 2019
When to Upgrade a Ribbon

The payoff for selling premium ribbons is big. You can get better margins, lock-in business with a label solution and keep competitors out. But, do you know when to step up to a more durable ribbon? Here are a few guidelines you should consider.


Technology Comparison: Direct Thermal vs. Thermal Transfer

02 February 2019
Technology Comparison: Direct Thermal vs. Thermal Transfer

Thermal transfer and direct thermal are two options for printing variable data on tags and labels. IIMAK explains the differences between these technologies and how to select the right print method for your application.