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Business Advice

Bringing texture to life: haptics for UV digital imaging

Jan Seguda, Team Manager Product Management at ColorGATE, says that in a visually over-stimulated world, more consumers will seek out tactile experiences in their printed products.

21/01/2020
How to Guides

Seven wonders of the printing world: 1. Rotterdam Markthal

It’s been called the “Sistine Chapel of Rotterdam”, but how did printers cope with the challenges of rendering an 11,000 square-metre artwork onto this dizzying 40 metre arch?

20/01/2020
People in Print

A touch of glass: the secrets behind this award-winning bottle design

P&P Promotion used hot foiling, thermal fusion and Italian style to print its Yume (Farnese) wine bottles and won the 2019 FESPA Gold Award for direct printing on 3D products.

20/01/2020
People in Print

A blast from the past: the 1980s supercar that won gold

Flip Ziedses des Plantes discusses how a luminous supercar and UV lights won gold in the non-printed signage category at the 2019 FESPA Awards.

20/01/2020
Tomorrow's World

7 simple steps for textile printers to hit UN Sustainable Development Goals

Are you doing enough to reduce your impact on energy, inequality and waste?

19/12/2019
How to Guides

How to make Instagram a customer magnet

With 95 million photos uploaded to Instagram each day, learn to stand out from the crowd.

18/12/2019
People in Print

Sweet smell of success: strawberry-scented graphics on the London Underground

Club FESPA spoke to VGL about the Reading-based firm’s win in the Posters category at the 2019 FESPA Awards.

18/12/2019
Business Advice

Don't fall foul of waste water regulations

Avoid the disaster of being fined for pollution by your local water authority by keeping your effluent within agreed limits.

17/12/2019
People in Print

Guy Tinsel: In the footsteps of Gutenberg

As the curtain rises on the FESPA France Congress in Strasbourg, Guy Tinsel, President of L’Espace Européen Gutenberg, looks back on a 50-year career and into the future of printing

02/12/2019
Tomorrow's World

Be different: mass customisation in fashion and textiles

‘One size fits all’ is no longer good enough for today’s exacting consumers, so how can personalised fashion and textile products reach their potential?

18/11/2019
Business Advice

Why automation software makes sense

Automation software reduces errors and speeds up workflows. Are you missing out?

18/11/2019
How to Guides

How to pick the right digital payment option

As the shift to digital payments gathers pace, what are the best options for printers?

15/11/2019
People in Print

A sign of things to come: Murat Kurdu of General Formulations

Murat Zekeriya Kurdu, Managing Director of General Formulations EMEA, looks at the future of signmaking and outdoor wraps.

15/11/2019
People in Print

Josep Tobella: 30 years of screen printing excellence

As FESPA España celebrates its 30th anniversary, former President and industry legend Josep Tobella takes a snapshot of where the industry is.

13/11/2019
Business Advice

Health and safety: are you doing enough?

Printers must ensure that they are protecting employees from trips, slips and hazardous chemicals. But are your processes fit for purpose?

31/10/2019
How to Guides

How to capitalise after a trade show

Trade shows aren’t just an opportunity to meet face to face with fellow printers – here’s how visitors can make the most of exhibitions after the event.

31/10/2019
Business Advice

Personalised photo products: four steps to success

There are big opportunities in this rapidly growing sector, says Zsolt Racz, Vice President, Business Development, at Printbox in Poland.

31/10/2019
Business Advice

Creating new customers: at the Printing SA conference in Johannesburg

Printing is really about multiple ways of communicating visually or marketing, says Abdool Majid Mahomed, CEO of Printing SA.

18/10/2019
People in Print

Paper to vapour: the future of printing in South Africa

Abdool Majid Mahomed, the new CEO of Printing SA, discusses how technology is reshaping markets in South Africa.

17/10/2019