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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.

21/06/2021
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How to keep supply chains strong

Chris Green at Antalis discusses how the firm managed overstretched supply chains during the pandemic, why honest communication is key – and what the future holds.

24/05/2021
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Press-ready files – who is responsible?

FESPA Colour Ambassador Paul Sherfield asks if the client or the printer should ensure that files are press ready.

26/04/2021
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How to support circularity with eco-friendly solutions

Einar Ek of Re-board assesses the value of fibre paper board over synthetic materials and how to ensure durability.

30/03/2021
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How to maximise staff wellbeing during a pandemic

Abdool Majid Mahomed, chief executive of Printing SA, used outreach, eLearning modules and webinars to keep member companies and employees happy, healthy and motivated during the pandemic in South Africa.

26/03/2021
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How to hydro dip

Hydro dipping has surged in popularity in recent years. We take a look at what it is, how you can do it and what’s behind its growth.

19/02/2021
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How to cut waste with better colour management

Colour management might sometimes feel like a mysterious dark art, but the benefits of using software such as ColorLogic’s suite of products are very real.

21/01/2021
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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.

21/01/2021
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How to use WallArt to unleash customer creativity

Carlos Guerrero, Web Product Manager at HP Large Format Printing, on integrating HP Application Center design tools into printers’ websites for bespoke interior design.

15/12/2020
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How to achieve unlimited special effects with water-based inks

Beppe Quaglia, CEO of Virus Inks, talks about how water-based inks are a match for plastisol or silicone.  

24/11/2020
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How to make the switch from plastisol to water-based inks

It’s now easier than ever for printers to introduce environmentally friendly inks into their usual processes, and gain an edge over competitors.

24/10/2020
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How to measure your green transition with Circulytics

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Circulytics tool is helping hundreds of businesses – printers included – move away from a linear approach to embrace the circular economy.

23/10/2020
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How to handle Total Appearance Capture

Creating realistic design mock-ups has never been easier or more flexible. X-Rite shows us how.

17/09/2020
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How to decide on the right spectrophotometer for you

Paul Lindström discusses the characteristics you should look for when choosing the spectrophotometer that is best for your applications.

04/09/2020
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Proofing and Approval Cycles - A practical guide

Paul Sherfield offers practical advice on how to best manage your proofing and approval cycles.

01/09/2020
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How to count your carbon emissions

Carbon footprint is one of the easiest ways for customers to judge environmental responsibility. Here’s how to understand how it affects you and your products.  

06/08/2020
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How to improve your cyber security

As more printers move their operations or storefronts online, and more workers base themselves at home, they’re more exposed to cyber crime and online fraud than ever before.

10/07/2020
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How to eliminate shade variation in inkjet textile printing

Martin Bailey, CTO of Global Graphics Software, shows how printers can make colours uniform and keep buyers happy.

28/04/2020
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How to achieve perfect colour management on multiple substrates

A spectrophotometer and linearization plans are essential to maintain consistency and quality, say industry experts from EFI and Caldera.    

23/03/2020

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