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The Waste Academy: lessons in printer sustainability
In the second of a two-part focus on FESPA UK’s innovative approach to print industry sustainability, we see how their new Waste Academy is helping to spread essential knowledge among producers, suppliers and customers.
How to secure funding in difficult economic times
Small businesses need new strategies to secure funding when faced by economic challenges, from government initiatives to alternative sources and collaborations.
Responsible waste disposal: FESPA UK’s Waste Accreditation scheme
In the first of a two-part focus on FESPA UK’s innovative approach to sustainability, we see how their new Waste Accreditation scheme is already diverting tonnes of waste from landfill.
How to navigate the impact of generative AI
What are the implications of generative artificial intelligence and large language models for the print industry?
FESPA Award winner: Tobex’s roll-to-roll textile installation
Digital on-demand printing company and small-scale sewing factory Tobex won a FESPA bronze award in the roll-to-roll printed textiles category.
Going with the FLOW: innovative Canon flatbed technology explained
Mathew Faulkner, Head of Marketing and Innovation for the Wide Format Group in Canon EMEA, discusses the new zone-less, multi-origin flatbed layout: the Arizona 1300 series with FLOW technology introduced at the FESPA Global Print Expo this year.
Bringing sustainability to self-adhesives
We speak to Steve Lister, Chair of the new Self-Adhesive Industry Sustainability Action Group, about how the plastics sector is coming together for a vital cause.
The DNA of design: FESPA award-winning garment printing
Sincerely Screen Co in Thailand won a Bronze FESPA Award in the Printed Garments category for this complex lenticular design using silicone ink.
An essential guide to calculating carbon emissions
Robyn Newberry and Freddie Ward from CarbonQuota discuss the company’s ‘plug and play’, print-sector-specific Essentials carbon calculator.
Unblocking the personalisation pipeline
Personalisation expert James Lawrence-Jones shares his thoughts on the future of mass customisation.
AI and personalised print software solutions: to the next level
The opportunities to offer personalised products have never been greater with the right software, says Wacław Mostowoski at Antigro Designer.
Best in show at the FESPA Awards: All About Graphics immersive Printeriors
All About Graphics won a Gold Award in the Printeriors category and the Best in Show for its stunning multi-media, multi-level experience. We spoke to the team at AAG and part-owner Mark Burley.
The cutting-edge of laser technology
Harald Katzinger, Product Manager Cutting at Trotec Laser GmbH, on why changing to laser is more low-maintenance than you might think.
The art of distortion printing
With the help of distortion printing innovator John Davidson, we look at how it’s possible to accurately produce print for any three-dimensional shape or size.
Electrical safety for signmakers
Thomas Berens of the European Sign Federation (ESF) discusses his work on introducing a Technical Guideline for electrical safety of luminous signs based on the ESF’s published code of practice for signmakers.
Hi, Robot: making a lightweight iron giant wins FESPA Gold Award
Belgium’s X-Treme Creations constructed a huge, rusty-looking inflatable robot for a music festival.
SERICHROMA halftone printing reinvigorates a classic car image
German company Graffiti Siebdruck won a FESPA Gold Award by applying the SERICHROMA technique to screen print both colour and black and white entries.
Interior del Fuego wins FESPA Award: bringing Latino vibes to Dubai
How Printpac’s Wallart Designs division transformed a restaurant in the Middle East into a dazzling vision of South America.
Optimising energy efficiency: the potential benefits of voltage optimisation in business
FESPA’s Associations and Technical Lead, Graeme Richardson-Locke, discusses the advantages of voltage optimisation for businesses looking to reduce energy consumption and operational costs, as well as offering a more sustainable approach to business operations.