Small character inkjet printers provided a printing solution for all consumable and non-consumable products, as consumers often face an issue of poisoning of food product due to their expiry before consumption. So there is need for reliable information to be preferred before consumption of consumable items. Small character inkjet printers are widely used for printing characters on bottles, boxes, packed food items. Date, time, text, and logo of irregular shape are easily printed through small character inkjet printers. Data matrix one and two-dimensional barcodes can detect the characters printed by small character inkjet printers. They can operate at high speed of about 5.5m/s and 1500 character per second. Small character inkjet printers have its application in food & beverages industry, pharmaceuticals industry, for cable wire printing, electric and electronic industry, automobile industry. Small character injects printer’s uses CIJ technology that provides a cost-effective solution for printing characters. Printers often face the difficulty of dry out ink, during breaks in production line automated nozzle seal of small character inkjet printer has relived from this issue.
Small Character Inkjet Printers Market: Market Dynamics
The global small character inkjet printers market is driven, due to its high applicability for different industries and printing capability on metal, rubbers films, papers and paper boards, plastics. Small character inkjet printers can be used for irregular, regular, concave, convex, smooth, and unfinished surface this features further extends its use on packed porous and non-porous materials. Small character inkjet printing market is driven by the beverage industry, high printing capacity of small character inkjet printers for primary packaging products like cans and bottle, meets the demand of energy drink. Dairy product manufacturers are key drivers of the small character inkjet printers market. High consumption rate of milk, cheese, butter etc. require packing and a printing system that can pack a product and provides, required information, manufacturing date as well as use by date, and high-speed printing capacity of small character inkjet printers makes them applicable for use. Small character inkjet printers ink is alcohol-based, ketone free, MEK free and water based and are non-reactive with the consumable product, and these features make them applicable for pharmaceuticals industry and thus fuels small character inkjet printers market. Small character inkjet printers have high printing speed, error-free creation, and high resolution thus making them usable for printing cables and wires. Small character inject printers manufacturing company “squad ink” has developed technological advance a small character printing system “streamline 5 CIJ”, eliminates the use of inbuilt display screen, wireless feature of small character inject printer makes them operate able from any location.
Small Character Inkjet Printers Market: Market Segmentation
The global market for small character inkjet printer is segmented on the basis of printing inks, product type and end use industry
On the basis of printing inks, small character inkjet printer market is segmented into:
- Solvent base
- Water based
- UV base
On the basis of packaging type, small character inkjet printer market is segmented into
- Corrugated boxes
- Folding cartoons
On the basis of end use industry, small character inkjet printer market is segmented into:
- Dairy products
- Cosmetics and personal care
- Food & beverages
Small Character Inkjet Printers Market: Regional overview
Global small character inkjet printers market are segmented into seven regions including North America, Latin America, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Middle East and Africa (MEA), Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) and Japan. Busy lifestyles of consumers in the North America region, made them dependent on packed food products. Packing food products requires printers for printing manufacturing dates, expiry dates, with rising demand for packed products will proportionally rise demand for small inkjet printers. These products required printers for printing dates of manufacturing, expiry date, price thus shows continuous growth for the small character inkjet printers in the market. Asia Pacific region shows a high requirement for small character inkjet printing, as these printers are widely required for printing packed products of beverages, dairy products, foods products etc.
Some of the key players of small character inkjet printers market are Squid Ink, REA JET, Zanasi USA, Markem-Imaje - A Dover Company, EBS Ink-Jet Systeme GmbH, ITW Diagraph etc.