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Closing the loop: recycling in plastics and signage

Plastics distributor Vink brings circular economy principles to its takeback scheme for plastic signage to significantly reduce its carbon emissions.

20-01-2023
How to Guides

How to conduct a PESTLE analysis to get the global picture

This wide-ranging analytical tool looks at deep global trends to develop a long-term business strategy.

20-01-2023
How to Guides

How to use a SWOT analysis to stay competitive

The simple but powerful way to gain in-depth knowledge of your business, the market and your competitors.

20-01-2023
People in Print

Mark Coudray: How customers can help you discover your business’s uniqueness

In our third article with print industry pioneer Mark Coudray, we look at marketing to high-value propositions and the practical role that customers can have in your unique business framework.

20-01-2023
Tomorrow's World

What does the metaverse mean for printers?

We look at the newly named ‘metaverse’ and see how the burgeoning digital landscape could offer opportunities rather than concerns for printers.

16-12-2022
Business Advice

Retail signage: 'Everything can be automated'

Sign Text and Sign Production, twin signage companies, share a case study of how automation can increase efficiency and continuously improve processes.

16-12-2022
Tomorrow's World

Why sustainability = profitability

How to create value and innovate while sticking to environmental values. This is part two of our conversation with Andrew Winston, one of the world’s most respected thought leaders on the issue of sustainability.

16-12-2022
People in Print

Stay competitive with artificial intelligence: the new reality for print businesses

In the second of three articles with US print-trade expert Mark Coudray, we look at how artificial intelligence (AI) and innovative business philosophies can future-proof your company.

16-12-2022
Tomorrow's World

What impact does being a net positive business have on the industry?

We spoke to Andrew Winston, one of the world’s most respected thought leaders on the issue of sustainability – and co-author with former Unilever chief Paul Polman of the recent book Net Positive – about the changes that need to happen to businesses in general, and printers in particular.

16-12-2022
Business Advice

DTG (direct-to-garment), DTF (direct-to-film) or hybrid… which is best?

For decades, the accepted approach for printing on apparel has been screen printing to plain blanks or transfer prints. But the newer alternatives of hybrid transfer and direct-to-film transfers are rapidly gaining market share – and for good reasons.

28-11-2022
How to Guides

How to optimise imposition with automated technology

We spoke to Tilia Labs about how artificial intelligence can lead to the most cost-effective imposition by reducing human input.

28-11-2022
Business Advice

Going global: ROI in web-to-print and dropshipping

When does it make sense to use dropshipping services? Web-to-print and fulfillment experts Printful give us their top tips for expanding into global markets.

28-11-2022
People in Print

Mark Coudray: real results with artificial intelligence

In the first of three articles with US print-trade innovator Mark Coudray, we look at how artificial intelligence can affect printing businesses on a day-to-day level.

28-11-2022
Business Advice

Six ways to future-proof your business against regulatory risk

How can printers anticipate regulatory change and retain profitability?

28-11-2022
Business Advice

Regulatory changes for printers

Stay on top of the forthcoming regulatory changes that may affect your business.

28-11-2022
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

Digital twinning: 3D power for interior décor printing

Ivor Morgan of innovative 3D scanning company Matterport describes the opportunities that spatial data technology might present for printers designing interiors or marketing their work.

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
Tomorrow's World

Digital fashion and textiles: the next challenges

Alexandra De Raeve, at HOGENT University of Applied Sciences & Arts, on maintaining the garment printing industry’s innovation while tackling sustainability problems of the sector, through further digitising design and production processes.

21-10-2022