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Business Advice

Bringing texture to life: haptics for UV digital imaging

Jan Seguda, Team Manager Product Management at ColorGATE, says that in a visually over-stimulated world, more consumers will seek out tactile experiences in their printed products.

21/01/2020
How to Guides

Seven wonders of the printing world: 1. Rotterdam Markthal

It’s been called the “Sistine Chapel of Rotterdam”, but how did printers cope with the challenges of rendering an 11,000 square-metre artwork onto this dizzying 40 metre arch?

20/01/2020
Features

Why is 3D printing important to wide format printers?

There is plenty of evidence that wide format printers in particular are moving into industrial applications such as home decor and even clothing. And 3D printing makes perfect sense when seen as another industrial print application.

20/01/2020
People in Print

A blast from the past: the 1980s supercar that won gold

Flip Ziedses des Plantes discusses how a luminous supercar and UV lights won gold in the non-printed signage category at the 2019 FESPA Awards.

20/01/2020
People in Print

A touch of glass: the secrets behind this award-winning bottle design

P&P Promotion used hot foiling, thermal fusion and Italian style to print its Yume (Farnese) wine bottles and won the 2019 FESPA Gold Award for direct printing on 3D products.

20/01/2020
Features

Antalis unveils universal carbon offsetting initiative

Antalis UK has set out details of a new initiative whereby all material purchased from across its ranges of papers, packaging and visual communications can be carbon offset.

17/01/2020
Blog

HP Indigo inks are compostable

HP Indigo has long been criticised for the tenacity of its inks when it comes to deinking printed matter for recycling. It’s a controversial discussion guaranteed to raise passions, but there are alternatives to deinking digital prints for recycling. One alternative that is gaining attention is composting.

16/01/2020
Blog

What to look out for at Colour L*A*B* at Global Print Expo 2020

FESPA's Colour Ambassador, Paul Sherfield shares what visitors can expect at this year's Colour L*A*B* at the Global Print Expo 2020. Device Profiling and Product Process Control will be featured.

15/01/2020
Podcasts

The founders of Divine Savages talk design interiors and print

Digital Print technology has unlocked endless possibilities for the Independent Surface Pattern Designer. How do you build a Designer Brand? Today we talk to Jamie and Tom the founders of the soon to be Iconic Interiors brand Divine Savages.

15/01/2020
Features

Oswald to exit as chief executive of Mondi

Global paper and packaging business Mondi Group has confirmed Peter Oswald will step down from his position as group chief executive of the company on 31 March.

13/01/2020
Podcasts

Carl Ludwig of Fibre For Good on sustainable organic cotton

Fibre for Good are based in Australia and supply Organic, environmentally friendly clothing for Children.

13/01/2020
Features

Focus on Design and Automation with EFI-OPTITEX and the UK’s Fashion Industry

How do you transform your Fashion supply chain? It’s a difficult task for Retailers large and small but as we move into a decade of sustainable, efficient manufacturing, the challenge of change, is being embraced across the globe.

06/01/2020
Blog

Processless plate setting continues to advance

Laurel Brunner discusses the importance of processless plates in reducing processing steps from print production lines and increasing environmental sustainability. The main developers of processless plates are Agfa, Kodak and Fujifilm.

06/01/2020
Industry

Saudi-based UCIC invests in digital with EFI Nozomi Corrugated Printer

United Carton Industries Company (UCIC), a leader in Saudi Arabia's packaging industry, is achieving a breakthrough advancement in digital print for corrugated packaging with the installation of an EFITM Nozomi C18000 six-colour, single-pass LED inkjet printer from Electronics For Imaging, Inc.

03/01/2020
Industry

New EconoRed II Dryer cures plastisol/water-based inks

A new EconoRed™ II-30 high capacity dryer from Vastex cures up to 300 plastisol-printed garments/h, and 100 garments/h screen printed with water-based ink or discharge, it was announced by Mark Vasilantone, president.

31/12/2019
Blog

Ink recipes keep evolving

Ink contributes only a miniscule amount to the overall carbon footprint of printed matter. But its use, development, manufacture and removal in readiness for substrate recycling can have a substantial impact

27/12/2019
Features

Delta Group secures extension to key Lidl GB contract

Visual communications specialist the Delta Group has signed an extension to its wide-ranging print contract with Lidl GB, the British-facing division of German supermarket group Lidl, following a competitive tender process.

23/12/2019
Industry

Two Karibus for Pixcolor

French print service provider Pixcolor has purchased two swissQprint roll to roll printers in rapid succession.

23/12/2019
Tomorrow's World

7 simple steps for textile printers to hit UN Sustainable Development Goals

Are you doing enough to reduce your impact on energy, inequality and waste?

19/12/2019