People in Print
Club FESPA Online offers practical, engaging and thought leadership advice to help drive businesses forward.
A roadmap to profiting from the three Ps approach
In his final article, Matthew Parker, Founding Director of Profitable Printing Relationships, describes simple steps for implementing a people-planet-profit (3Ps) principle in your business.
Italian inspiration is alive and well
Michela Pìbiri, Editor-in-Chief of PrintLovers, on why Italian graphic design and high-end customised products are still on top of the world.
Build bigger profits following the three Ps
In the second of three articles, Matthew Parker, Founding Director of Profitable Printing Relationships, describes how following the people-planet-profit principle is the route to sustainable success.
People, planet, profit: an alternative approach to creating a leading print company in the 2020s
In the first of three articles, Matthew Parker, Founding Director of Profitable Printing Relationships, discusses how the ‘three Ps’ can make your company more innovative, sustainable and profitable.
Understanding substrate performance with material data collection
Color Concepts founder Marco Roos explains how his company’s work on ISO standards for materials and its growing ColorBase platform is revolutionising the print industry’s understanding of materials.
Shaking up the world of interior décor
Curator of Printeriors Debbie McKeegan discusses the new breed of designers and the scientific advancement changing interior décor for ever.
Smart signage at the European Sign Expo 2021
Some of the latest innovations and inspiring technology at the ESE in Amsterdam.
Plastics recycling: corporate social responsibility policies at HEXIS
How high sustainability standards and reducing VOCs are keeping customers happy.
Sustainable goals in car wrapping
Elizabeth Park of Avery Dennison on sustainable solutions in car wrapping.
A beginner’s guide to regenerative capitalism
To address the world’s biggest challenges we need a radical new approach to economics – could regenerative capitalism be the answer?
Beyond XML and JDF: the next step
While XML and JDF form the basis of print automation, other newer formats are emerging that can make data transfer for printers even more efficient.
Measuring carbon reduction
Accurate carbon reporting means avoiding greenwash.
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.
Circulytics: a catalyst for change
HP worked with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation to ensure its business practices were fit for a more sustainable future.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.