Tomorrow's World

Tomorrow's World

Economics, industry and biodiversity

The industry needs new goals to halt the biodiversity crisis. To start with, good energy and waste management can reduce the release of pollutants into the atmosphere.  

20/07/2021
Tomorrow's World

Circulytics: a catalyst for change

HP worked with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation to ensure its business practices were fit for a more sustainable future.

21/06/2021
Tomorrow's World

The future of predictive maintenance

Durst’s strategy of using AI to fix printer problems before they arise should eliminate production down-time and open the way to the ‘smart factory’ of the future

24/05/2021
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Revolutionising retail: customer experience, personalisation and print

COVID-19 has had a huge impact on retail but it may have only sped up existing change.

26/04/2021
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A common language for printing?

Dr David Penfold, Edgerton Publishing Services – formerly Senior Lecturer at the University of the Arts (London) and Visiting Fellow at Nottingham Business School – on standardising printing terms.

23/04/2021
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The bigger picture on plastics in print

Printers need to consider alternatives to plastic while recognising the need to match performance and durability. Any steps towards lower carbon products can only be positive.

29/03/2021
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A post-COVID boom in industrial printing?

Peter Buttiens of ESMA looks at future opportunities for printers in post-COVID markets and new inroads in biomedical printing and textiles.  

23/02/2021
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3D printing in colour

How has Ricoh integrated 3D printing into its offering, and what does the future hold for this transformative tech in colouring parts?  

25/01/2021
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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?

16/12/2020
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Making a good match

Giacomo Gobbo of Grafcoast explains how the Grafco Color Reader system delivers easy, intuitive and inexpensive colour management.

24/11/2020
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Signage and sustainability

In the fourth part of our series on sustainability in different print sectors, we spoke to Sonia Villalba at LEDIT YAKI.

25/10/2020
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Digital textile printing and sustainability

In the third part of our series on sustainability in different print sectors, we spoke to Micol Gamba at EFI Reggiani.

21/09/2020
Tomorrow's World

2D design and 3D visualisation in fashion printing

3D design can streamline systems, enhance sustainability and – in times such as the COVID crisis – even maintain the concept-to-shelf cycle during unexpected challenges.

18/09/2020
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How Covid-19 will accelerate the digitization of the supply chain

In recent months the impact of the global health crisis has caused serious disruption and financial hardship across the apparel industry. But it has also presented an opportunity to evaluate the current workflow and rationalize.

07/09/2020
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Embracing the circular economy

A ‘business as usual’ approach to resource use is unsustainable for everyone – it’s time for the printing community to join the circular economy.

07/08/2020
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Graphic arts: how will COVID-19 affect the industry’s future?

John Morent, owner of POP Solutions, foresees the death of deregulated capitalism and the hyper-consumerism it encourages, and asks how FESPA members can work together to forge a brave new world.

13/07/2020
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Wide format and sustainability

In the second part of our series on sustainability in different print sectors, Stefan Kappaun of Durst considers eco-friendly inks.

10/07/2020
Tomorrow's World

Sustainable alternatives to plastic substrates 3: Dufaylite

Plastic board may be an obvious choice when it comes to signs and displays but it’s far from being the best choice in terms of ecological impact and sustainability. Here is the third of our alternatives that provide excellent printing performance without any of the environmental concerns associated with plastics.

28/04/2020
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Textiles and sustainability

In a new series looking at sustainability across different print sectors, we spoke to Lars Bech, founder of Neutral, who explains why sustainable fashion is worth every penny.

28/04/2020

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