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After ISO 14001: Imageco and its journey to maximum sustainability
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After ISO 14001: Imageco and its journey to maximum sustainability

In January 2021, we spoke to Imageco Managing Director Nathan Swinson-Bullough about his company’s initial steps towards sustainability. Now, two years later, we determine how the firm’s journey in sustainability has progressed. 

19-12-2023
Bringing sustainability to self-adhesives
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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.

23-10-2023
Unblocking the personalisation pipeline
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Unblocking the personalisation pipeline

Personalisation expert James Lawrence-Jones shares his thoughts on the future of mass customisation.

23-10-2023
Printing the future: promoting the print industry to young people
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Printing the future: promoting the print industry to young people

Paulo Dourado of FESPA’s Portuguese Association Apigraf speaks about tackling recruitment and retention issues in the print sector.

26-06-2023
Future leaders of printing: the view from Australia
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Future leaders of printing: the view from Australia

Nigel Davies, President of FESPA Australia, discusses recruiting and retaining young people in the print industry.

26-06-2023
Tackling the challenges of recruitment in print in Croatia
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Tackling the challenges of recruitment in print in Croatia

Club FESPA Online spoke to Dag Knepr, President of FESPA Hrvatska (Croatia), about the challenges of convincing educators and young people that print is a good career choice – and some reasons for optimism.

15-05-2023
Generation Next: how FESPA UK is attracting new talent
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Generation Next: how FESPA UK is attracting new talent

Club FESPA Online spoke to Jay Burfield, Creative Co-ordinator at FESPA UK and Head of the Next Generation Committee, about the struggle to recruit and retain young printers, and why this is essential for the industry to prosper.

15-05-2023
First impressions: engaging young people in print careers
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First impressions: engaging young people in print careers

Why is youth engagement so critical to a healthy and agile print industry?

24-04-2023
Goodbye to plastics? The limitations of fibre-based packaging
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Goodbye to plastics? The limitations of fibre-based packaging

Fibre-based packaging could be the solution to the world’s plastic pollution crisis but has its own constraints.

24-04-2023
Augmented reality: bringing print to life
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Augmented reality: bringing print to life

US-based design lab Amplifier uses art to ‘amplify’ the message of its social change partners. Now, with augmented reality, it is marrying the worlds of traditional print and smart technology.

28-03-2023
Artificial intelligence meets graphics
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Artificial intelligence meets graphics

The launch of DALL-E 2 offers printers the opportunity to generate unique images using natural language. But is it too good to be true?

28-03-2023
How ChatGPT adds value for your business and shows us the future of AI
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How ChatGPT adds value for your business and shows us the future of AI

Print industry innovator Mark Coudray looks at how open-access online AI system ChatGPT can help printers improve their business.

21-02-2023
Closing the loop: recycling in plastics and signage
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Closing the loop: recycling in plastics and signage

Plastics distributor Vink brings circular economy principles to its takeback scheme for plastic signage to significantly reduce its carbon emissions.

20-01-2023
What does the metaverse mean for printers?
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What does the metaverse mean for printers?

We look at the newly named ‘metaverse’ and see how the burgeoning digital landscape could offer opportunities rather than concerns for printers.

16-12-2022
Why sustainability = profitability
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Why sustainability = profitability

How to create value and innovate while sticking to environmental values. This is part two of our conversation with Andrew Winston, one of the world’s most respected thought leaders on the issue of sustainability.

16-12-2022
What impact does being a net positive business have on the industry?
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What impact does being a net positive business have on the industry?

We spoke to Andrew Winston, one of the world’s most respected thought leaders on the issue of sustainability – and co-author with former Unilever chief Paul Polman of the recent book Net Positive – about the changes that need to happen to businesses in general, and printers in particular.

16-12-2022
Digital textile microfactories create resource efficiency
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Digital textile microfactories create resource efficiency

Dr Thomas Fischer, from DITF, Europe’s largest textile research centre, on analysing inputs and outputs for agile, sustainable, just-in-time fashion products.

21-10-2022
Digital twinning: 3D power for interior décor printing
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Digital twinning: 3D power for interior décor printing

Ivor Morgan of innovative 3D scanning company Matterport describes the opportunities that spatial data technology might present for printers designing interiors or marketing their work.

21-10-2022