People in Print
Club FESPA Online offers practical, engaging and thought leadership advice to help drive businesses forward.
X-Rite eXact 2 spectrophotometer: new benefits for wide format printers
We spoke to X-Rite about how its new spectrophotometer can help streamlining workflows, reduce waste and free up worker capacity.
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.
FESPA UK – leading the way on waste management
We speak to FESPA UK Managing Director Suzi Wilkinson about the first important steps the organisation has taken to help printers with the disposal of material waste.
How to prove your sustainability credentials with an EcoVadis scorecard
The EcoVadis scorecard is helping companies join the dots between suppliers, customers and partners who want sustainable values embedded throughout the value chain.
FESPA Print Census 2023: shaping the future
Graeme Richardson-Locke, FESPA Head of Associations and Technical Lead, on why the reach of the third FESPA Print Census will be bigger and more inclusive than its predecessors – and how you can help.
Restart your engines: Adobe’s new Print Engine version 6
We speak to Mark Lewiecki, Product Manager for Adobe’s PDF Print Engine, about how the newly released version 6 will help to make wide format printing more reliable.
The challenges of environmental auditing and self-certification
Different countries and regions have different audit processes – but the lack of a universal definition makes it difficult for printers to comply.
The hazards of rare metals in printing
Metals such as lithium and cobalt have been mined for batteries using child labour in dangerous working environments. How can printers keep supply chains clean?
Wrap star: Rich Thompson of AdGraphics
We speak to Rich Thompson, founder and boss of US printers AdGraphics about some of the huge wrapping jobs that his company has undertaken.
Innovations in textile printing: transparency and traceability
Speaking at the FESPA Global Print Expo 2022 in Berlin, Debbie McKeegan, FESPA’s Textile Ambassador, explains how new innovations and ways of thinking are helping Europe’s textile industry become more sustainable.
A printer’s guide to cutting energy bills
With help from the Carbon Trust, we’ve put together a specific guide for printers who want to make their businesses more energy efficient.
How to be a more efficient and productive printer with automation software
We spoke to Certified Enfocus Partner XChange UK about the best applications of PitStop Pro in wide format printing.
ISO certification: investing in the future
Why robust advice from an accredited organisation will equip your business for more profitable and sustainable operations.
Future-Fit: taking sustainability beyond benchmarking
We speak to Geoff Kendall, co-founder and CEO of charity Future-Fit Foundation, about how printers can ensure their company’s sustainability is more than superficial.
Sustainability spotlight on FESPA’s 60th anniversary
How industry innovation has continued to blossom during lockdown and after.
Have we got our sustainability priorities right? Q&A with Graeme Richardson-Locke
FESPA’s Head of Associations and Technical Lead, Graeme Richardson-Locke, talks to Chris Seekings about speciality printing communities and their journey to sustainability.
Reduce bills with energy treasure hunts
From the boardroom to the shopfloor, energy treasure hunts motivate entire workforces to contribute to your strategic energy management.
FESPA President: putting eco-design first
Christophe Aussenac on credibility and accreditation, and building a business around the new greener demands of customers.
EMAS or B Corp: what’s best for printers?
Digital, litho and foil-blocking UK printer Generation Press was EMAS-certified before making the switch to become a B Corp. Club FESPA Online asked owner and Managing Director Paul Hewitt about how to capture – and retain – this prestigious certification.