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MEMS

 (mĕmz)
n.
1. (used with a sing. verb) A technology that combines tiny electronic and mechanical parts to create systems with moving parts on a scale ranging from microns to a millimeter, typically using silicon or silicon-based fabrication methods.
2. (used with a pl. verb) Devices, machines, or systems fabricated using this technology.

[m(icro)e(lectro)m(echanical) s(ystems).]

MEMS adj.
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Colordyne's 3600 Series label press is a full-featured process color digital press with an enhanced precision web handling system, powered by Memjet technology.
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Also, Len Lauer, chairman and chief executive officer of Memjet and a Western Digital director since 2010, was named lead independent director of the WDC board.
Nathan brings with him five years' experience in the print industry, having previously worked for Magnum Materials where he was instrumental in setting up the company's Memjet digital operation.
KAPCO developed Racy Color Media with a proprietary topcoating chemistry for inkjet dye based inks, specifically the Memjet waterfall printheads.
His presentation will discuss what is new in wide-format inkjet world such as MEMS print heads, MemJet technology, inks that print-on-everything, and eco-friendly materials such as PE technical textiles.
One of the top technology innovations of 2011, Memjet stands out as the global leader in color printing technologies and is featured in the publication's December issue on newsstands now.
In case you haven't heard, Memjet is a new inkjet printing technology that produces "photo-quality" prints at the astonishing speed of one 4-by-6 every 2 seconds.
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