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X-Rite eXact 2 spectrophotometer: new benefits for wide format printers

We spoke to X-Rite about how its new spectrophotometer can help streamlining workflows, reduce waste and free up worker capacity.

23-09-2022
People in Print

Alberto Masserdotti on the creative products that have inspired him

The FESPA Board member discusses the creative flair and inventive use of technology that attract his attention.

23-09-2022
Tomorrow's World

FESPA UK – leading the way on waste management

We speak to FESPA UK Managing Director Suzi Wilkinson about the first important steps the organisation has taken to help printers with the disposal of material waste.

23-09-2022
How to Guides

How to prove your sustainability credentials with an EcoVadis scorecard

The EcoVadis scorecard is helping companies join the dots between suppliers, customers and partners who want sustainable values embedded throughout the value chain.

23-09-2022
Features

The ECO STORIES Textile challenge to feature at GREEN GRADS London

The GREEN GRADS Textile Challenge is proud to present ECO STORIES told in pattern on cloth by breakthrough UK talent. Sponsored by Epson, FESPA, Prinfab and Imageco ltd new graduates from art schools across the country were invited by GREEN GRADS to submit a portfolio with patterns that reflect their environmental concerns and/or love of the natural world, taking into account eco-friendly textiles, dyes, and methods of production.

22-09-2022
Features

Analysing the opportunities for growth in 3D print

Are there opportunities for traditional printing companies in the 3D print market, and if so, how should they go about taking on such work? Rob Fletcher speaks with some of the leading names in this sector to find out.

22-09-2022
Blog

The circular economy could be the next greenwash

Laurel Brunner discusses the risk of the concept of circular economy being used for greenwashing.

21-09-2022
Podcasts

Textile printing expert Stephen Thomas shares his vision for Industrial digital fabric printing

In today’s podcast we talk with Stephen Thomas. His long career spans mass production using analogue and rotary screen print and the advent of digital textile printing technologies.

20-09-2022
Features

Analysing the core advantages of sublimation print in textile work

Textile print has proved to be an incredibly popular and prosperous market for print service providers (PSPs) for a number of years, with many opting for sublimation printers to produce work. Rob Fletcher looks into the main reasons why this technology has proved so popular in this sector.

14-09-2022
Blog

Nordic Swan Taking Note

Laurel Brunner discusses one of Europe's best known ecolable, Nordic Swan who focuses on encouraging sustainable development of goods and services.

06-09-2022
Features

A printers guide to car wrapping

Vehicle Wrapping is a growing segment within the digital printing industry. However, this sector tends to be ignored by some printers since significant specialist knowledge is required. Sonja Angerer provides a car wrapping guide and shares the top 10 key questions.

05-09-2022
Videos
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FESPA's Profit for Purpose inititaive reinvests into international community

Renowned for our global exhibitions, FESPA’s offering to the print community is much deeper. FESPA’s Profit for Purpose initiative is an international reinvestment programme that uses revenue from FESPA events to support the global speciality print community to achieve sustainable and profitable growth.

02-09-2022
FESPA's Profit for Purpose inititaive reinvests into international community
Features

High Speed Industrial Digital Textile Printing – Future Fashion (Pvt) Ltd. of Pakistan

Debbie McKeegan speaks to Future Fashion the largest digital textile printing company in Pakistan who utilises high speed industrial digial textile printing machines. There is a large home market in Pakistan which absorbs many 100’s of millions of metres of printed textiles for its own population, particularly fashion.

30-08-2022
Features

How Digital Technology Empowering the Creative: Interview with Textile Designer Jayne Branchflower

Debbie McKeegan interviews textile designer Jayne Branchflower. Based in Australia Jayne is a talented, multi-disciplinary creative. Having worked as a textile designer for many leading home furnishing brands across the globe.

29-08-2022
Blog

Xeikon is doing more with less

Xeikon has recently introduced a new program for its digital press customers, to help them improve production efficiencies. This is a hands on effort that users of Xeikon digital presses can implement in order to cut production time, ink and toner consumption, materials waste and energy usage. Laurel Brunner discusses this new program in detail.

26-08-2022
Features

How Digital Technology is Democratising the Textile Industry

Debbie McKeegan discusses the growth of designer brands and on-demand manufacturing across the Textile printing industry.

25-08-2022
Features

Climate and energy – planning for tomorrow

Clare Taylor discusses the strategy for fighting climate change, reducing carbon emissions and ensuring energy use is efficient.

24-08-2022
Tomorrow's World

FESPA Print Census 2023: shaping the future

Graeme Richardson-Locke, FESPA Head of Associations and Technical Lead, on why the reach of the third FESPA Print Census will be bigger and more inclusive than its predecessors – and how you can help.

23-08-2022
Business Advice

Restart your engines: Adobe’s new Print Engine version 6

We speak to Mark Lewiecki, Product Manager for Adobe’s PDF Print Engine, about how the newly released version 6 will help to make wide format printing more reliable.

23-08-2022