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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
People in Print

Roll-to-roll branding at the ANOC World Beach Games

The Look Company won a 2020 FESPA Gold Award in the roll-to-roll printed textiles category with this event branding project for the ANOC World Beach Games, and also won the Best in Show Digital Award. We spoke to Jacob Burke, President of the Look Company Middle East, about his double success.

05/11/2020
People in Print

The key to gold

Protolab Electrotechnologies in India won a 2020 FESPA Gold Award in the functional printing category with these Membrane Switch Pro Keys 102. We spoke to CEO Sanjay Mehta about the win.

03/11/2020
People in Print

A break-out win with beer bottle

HAAS Die Werbemanufaktur in Switzerland won a 2020 FESPA Gold Award in the direct printing on three-dimensional products category with a 3D-printed beer bottle and the Judges' Innovation Award. We spoke to Fabian Nater about shattering the old ways of beer advertising.

02/11/2020
People in Print

New heights in t-shirt design

Elixir Unlimited in India won a 2020 FESPA Gold Award in the special effect on t-shirt, garments and other textiles category. We spoke to the firm’s owner, Pradeep Periwal.

02/11/2020
Tomorrow's World

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
How to Guides

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
How to Guides

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
Business Advice

Solve problems early with preflighting

Post-COVID, making efficiencies is more important than ever. Andrew Bailes-Collins of Enfocus on how effective preflighting systems are essential.

22/10/2020

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