People in Print
Club FESPA Online offers practical, engaging and thought leadership advice to help drive businesses forward.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tharstern integrates automated carbon footprinting into MIS
Carbon emissions and offsetting costs are automatically generated with every order or quote.
Reshoring to the rescue? Sustainable resilience in supply chains
Supply chains across the board have been hit hard in recent times. With sustainability also high on the agenda, is it time for companies to bring operations home?
Colour monitoring with environmental data
Why environmental factors can affect printing quality, and how to manage it.
Preserving profit through automation
Kelvin Bell, Sales Director at Vpress, on why small businesses should take the plunge into the brave new world of automation.
Clarity in print automation and the benefits of JDF and XJDF
When it comes to standards and file formats designed for print automation, none are more useful than JDF. We spoke to Dr Rainer Prosi, Chief Technical Officer of CIP4, to find out more.
How to use PowerScripts for speed and accuracy
Glenn Wilton at O2 Creative on how his automation software PowerScripts eliminates repetitive tasks and reduces error.
XML – the first step towards automation
Understanding the different formats and standards used in data transfer is crucial in the journey towards automation. Andrew Bailes-Collins at Enfocus helps us get to grips with XML.
How to save time, waste and money with wide format automation
Combining a prepress solution with a workflow management system, nesting technology and a cut line manager, OneVision’s Wide Format Automation Suite has already proved popular. Stephan Reiter, Head of Strategic Alliances for OneVision Software AG, discusses its benefits.
Come back stronger with grants and funding
Printers are facing a host of challenges in turbulent times, but a financial boost for innovation can help you survive and thrive.
PrintFactory: making the jump to automation
Automated workflows bring major cost savings and production efficiency gains, so why are so few printers making the transition?
Solve problems early with preflighting
Post-COVID, making efficiencies is more important than ever. Andrew Bailes-Collins of Enfocus on how effective preflighting systems are essential.
FESPA introduces “Coffee Break” webinars
Graeme Richardson-Locke introduces FESPA Coffee Break, webinars that will feature industry experts who will share their knowledge, opinions and will answer questions on how speciality printers can get better, faster.
Towards the mass customization of one
The holy grail in mass customization is to produce unique customized products at the price of a single mass produced unit. Paul McKinlay at Cimpress, the global mass customization company and parent of brands like Vistaprint and Pixartprinting, explains.
The idea factory in Bangkok: industry leaders at the FESPA Global Summit 2020
Keynote speakers identified the biggest print trends to come in 2020 and explain how new partnerships prosper at the summit.