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Features

How to prevent machine breakdowns to improve productivity 

Nessan Cleary discusses the importance of understanding how components are wearing and how this can prevent machine breakdowns to improve and increase productivity.

17-11-2022
Podcasts

Opportunities and innovations for printed Industrial textiles with FUJIFILM

Debbie McKeegan discusses the opportunities and challenges across printed industrial textiles. Debbie speaks to Rachel Li, Segment Marketing Manager - Textile, Sign & Display and Industrial at FUJIFILM Ink Solutions Group.

16-11-2022
Features

Exploring the great outdoors with print

From posters and billboards to banners and flags, Rob Fletcher explores the opportunities in outdoor print and the type of machinery print companies need to succeed in this market.

14-11-2022
Features

Promotional products: new opportunities for printers

Advertising bans and declining retail sales are currently a main cause of problems for many printers. Promotional gifts offer printers new opportunities and new markets. Promotional products typically works with existing printing technology which makes it an attractive market to investigate.

03-11-2022
Features

Printer recycling: How manufacturers help save the environment

Manufacturing large format printers requires a lot of energy and resources. However, compared to other machinery in the graphic arts industry, such as screen printing or offset lines, their lifespan is much shorter. What happens when printers get recycled and what are manufacturers currently doing to mitigate negative impact?

02-11-2022
Features

Supporting the next generation and nurturing sustainable Product Design with GREEN GRADS

Founded in 2021, GREEN GRADS is a not-for-profit initiative targeted at the next generation. Following on from its immediate success last year, the GREEN GRADS story continues to build momentum as the team work diligently to deliver an evolving platform for innovative, sustainable product design. The platform is the brainchild of Barbara Chandler, a renown journalist and lifelong champion of the creative community. For many decades she has supported, encouraged and nurtured design talent.

28-10-2022
Features

Adding value to digital prints using varnish and metal

Printing has become more creative. Now it is possible to enhance prints using varnish, metal and hot foil stamping, the opportunities are endless. Sonja Angerer shares an overview of markets and machinery.

28-10-2022
Features

Top 20 Halloween Prints of 2022

Rob Fletcher picks out some of the most creative and eye-catching print applications from Halloween 2022.

24-10-2022
Tomorrow's World

Digital textile microfactories create resource efficiency

Dr Thomas Fischer, from DITF, Europe’s largest textile research centre, on analysing inputs and outputs for agile, sustainable, just-in-time fashion products.

21-10-2022
Tomorrow's World

Kornit waterless technology: innovation in DTG and DTF

We speak to Kornit Digital’s Scott Walton about the company’s unique waterless printing technology and how it’s answering today’s manufacturing and sustainability challenges.

21-10-2022
Features

Dreaming in Neon: Expanded Gamut and Spot Colours in Digital Printing

When it comes to added value prints, bright colours are a top priority for buyers. Therefore, digital prints with neon or expanded colour gamut are attractive to customers. Sonja Angerer discusses what you need to know before purchasing one of these new printers.

21-10-2022
Industry

HEXIS announces third edition of its HEXIS Worldwide Photo Contest

This year, HEXIS is organizing its third edition of its HEXIS Worldwide Photo Content. The contest will be running from the whole month of October 2022.

18-10-2022
Podcasts

Delivering a new future for fashion - why should the fashion industry adapt in the next 10 years?

In today’s podcast we interview Ram Sareen, the founder of Tukatech. Based in LA, Tukatech serve the garment industry worldwide to provide software and machinery for garment design and manufacturing. Ram shares his wisdom, experience and vision in this engaging podcast.

18-10-2022
Features

The Next Challenge for Digital Textile Printing – A review of FESPA keynote at TPS 2022

Debbie McKeegan shares key trends and market shifts that were featured in her presentation at the Digital Textile Printing and Sustainability 2022 conference held in Dusseldorf. Debbie details the importance for the print industry to incorporate sustainability into their business.

23-09-2022
People in Print

Alberto Masserdotti on the creative products that have inspired him

The FESPA Board member discusses the creative flair and inventive use of technology that attract his attention.

23-09-2022
Podcasts

Textile printing expert Stephen Thomas shares his vision for Industrial digital fabric printing

In today’s podcast we talk with Stephen Thomas. His long career spans mass production using analogue and rotary screen print and the advent of digital textile printing technologies.

20-09-2022
Videos
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FESPA's Profit for Purpose inititaive reinvests into international community

Renowned for our global exhibitions, FESPA’s offering to the print community is much deeper. FESPA’s Profit for Purpose initiative is an international reinvestment programme that uses revenue from FESPA events to support the global speciality print community to achieve sustainable and profitable growth.

02-09-2022
FESPA's Profit for Purpose inititaive reinvests into international community
Features

High Speed Industrial Digital Textile Printing – Future Fashion (Pvt) Ltd. of Pakistan

Debbie McKeegan speaks to Future Fashion the largest digital textile printing company in Pakistan who utilises high speed industrial digial textile printing machines. There is a large home market in Pakistan which absorbs many 100’s of millions of metres of printed textiles for its own population, particularly fashion.

30-08-2022
Features

How Digital Technology Empowering the Creative: Interview with Textile Designer Jayne Branchflower

Debbie McKeegan interviews textile designer Jayne Branchflower. Based in Australia Jayne is a talented, multi-disciplinary creative. Having worked as a textile designer for many leading home furnishing brands across the globe.

29-08-2022