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Six ways to future-proof your business against regulatory risk

How can printers anticipate regulatory change and retain profitability?

28-11-2022
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Regulatory changes for printers

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

28-11-2022
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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.

23-09-2022
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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.

23-08-2022
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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.

22-08-2022
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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?

22-08-2022
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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.

25-07-2022
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ISO certification: investing in the future

Why robust advice from an accredited organisation will equip your business for more profitable and sustainable operations.

20-07-2022
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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.

20-07-2022
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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.

24-06-2022
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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.

23-06-2022
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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.

23-05-2022
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The tech revolution in garment decoration

Michelle Moxley, Innovation Director at M&R, talks about the disruption of print for stock models and technology breakthroughs in garment decoration and embellishment.

23-05-2022
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Renewable energy: electrical sub-metering and your business

In the final part of our series on sustainable energy, we look at the environmental and business benefits of sub-metering and voltage optimisation in your print business.

22-04-2022
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Water-based inks and restricted substances lists

Beppe Quaglia, CEO of Virus Inks in Italy, on the technical challenges of adhering to restricted substance regulations, and how eco inks push creative potential.

22-04-2022
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Bringing ideas to life

Nathan Swinson-Bullough, Managing Director of Imageco, on how to channel creativity and push the limits of what is possible.

24-03-2022
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Renewable energy: LED lighting and your business

In the second of a series on sustainable energy, we look at the environmental and business benefits of LED in your print business.

23-03-2022
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The art of persuasion: how to break through to branding agencies

Bryan Edmondson of SEA Design, on communicating better and getting new business with brands.

23-03-2022
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Lifecycle analysis: polyester vs cotton

Environmental consultant Clare Taylor of Clare Taylor Consulting on why understanding lifecycles allows you to identify where you can make a difference, using cotton and polyester as an example.

21-02-2022