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People in Print

Peter Buttiens of ESMA: print as an integrated production solution

The CEO of ESMA, the European Specialist Printing Manufacturers' Association, on the unique challenges in his sector, from industrial inkjet to biomedical applications.  

23/02/2021
How to Guides

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
Business Advice

Make savings with colour management software

We asked Michael Deflorian, Business Developer and Manfred Glantschnig, Head of Product Management at Durst Professional Services about their systems.

19/02/2021
Tomorrow's World

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
How to Guides

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
How to Guides

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
People in Print

Pedro Jacques de Sousa of DGI: my 30-year passion for print

The International Executive Director of Digital GraphicsGroup International (DGI), talks about almost three decades in print, growing businesses into new markets and the importance of networking.  

20/01/2021
Business Advice

A sustainable shopping list

Nathan Swinson Bullough, co-owner and Managing Director of  UK based Imageco, on the firm’s sustainability journey.

20/01/2021
Business Advice

Come back stronger with grants and funding

Printers are facing a host of challenges in turbulent times, but a financial boost for innovation can help you survive and thrive.

20/01/2021
Tomorrow's World

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
Business Advice

Be more colour critical with pressSIGN

How Bodoni’s colour management system can help printers produce accurate and high-quality results.

16/12/2020
How to Guides

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
Business Advice

Playing the textile transfer market

Sakurai’s Claudio Moffa tells us how the company is bringing conventional textile transfer technology into the digital and sustainable age.

14/12/2020
Tomorrow's World

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
Business Advice

Wide format lenticular printing

How the ability to produce eye-catching 3D or ‘moving’ pictures is within reach of ever more printers. 

24/11/2020
How to Guides

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
People in Print

An opulent performance

Torbjorn Johansson and Eva Théen-Johansson of Swedish digital textile specialist Tobex explain how the firm won gold in the roll-to-roll printed textile category at the 2020 FESPA Awards.

24/11/2020
People in Print

Slowing down fast fashion

As the founder and CEO of London-based not-for-profit garment manufacturer, Fashion Enter, Jenny Holloway wanted to do things differently. Now, with COVID and Brexit reshaping the commercial landscape, her ideas have never been more relevant.

24/11/2020
People in Print

New York's finest

Christian M Walter in Spain won a 2020 FESPA Gold Award in the serigraphies and fine art category with this limited edition portfolio, and also won the Best in Show Screen Award.

11/11/2020
People in Print

Phoenix rising

Vermeulen & Vermeulen Reclame in the Netherlands won a 2020 FESPA Gold Award in the wrapping category with a theme park-inspired Porsche car wrap. We spoke to founder Marcel Vermeulen about the work that claimed success.

11/11/2020

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