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What are the Challenges when Starting a Designer Fashion Brand?

Debbie McKeegan shares insights on the evolving marketplace for designer fashion brands. In addition, she details the challenges faced when creating a designer Fashion brand.

23-11-2022
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Personalised products - the future of Digital Printing

Customers are becoming more conscious of their consumption. There is an increasing demand for authentic, personalised products which is taking over plain industrial goods. For printers, this offers a new sustainable growth opportunity.

21-11-2022
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How to prevent machine breakdowns to improve productivity 

Nessan Cleary discusses the importance of understanding how components are wearing and how this can prevent machine breakdowns to improve and increase productivity.

17-11-2022
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Analysing the opportunities in 3D print

One of the most talked about sectors in print, Rob Fletcher takes a closer look at the 3D print market to uncover the opportunities available to print service providers and how they can access this type of work.

16-11-2022
Podcasts

Opportunities and innovations for printed Industrial textiles with FUJIFILM

Debbie McKeegan discusses the opportunities and challenges across printed industrial textiles. Debbie speaks to Rachel Li, Segment Marketing Manager - Textile, Sign & Display and Industrial at FUJIFILM Ink Solutions Group.

16-11-2022
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Exploring the great outdoors with print

From posters and billboards to banners and flags, Rob Fletcher explores the opportunities in outdoor print and the type of machinery print companies need to succeed in this market.

14-11-2022
Podcasts

The importance of investing in sustainable processes and technologies

In today’s podcast we interview Andy Wilson, the owner of PressOn, based in the UK. Andy has been a disruptive force in the wide format printing industry for the last 23 years. His knowledge, insight and experience has ensured that the company has adapted and evolved to meet the changing and often challenging demands of the industry and their clients.

11-11-2022
Podcasts

How do you create a successful Designer Brand?

Creating your own business takes talent, drive and resilience – three essential qualities for success. Marylene Madou has all three and has over the last 5 years built a successful lifestyle brand for Fashion and Interior products.

10-11-2022
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TPS 2022 conference demands change from the industry for a cleaner and more sustainable future

During the first edition of the ESMA Textile Printing and Sustainability conference, 120 participants from 15 countries attended. The conference focused on all critical factors and global trends that are influencing the textile market whilst looking towards the future. This article offers a summary of the presentations that occured on day 2 as well as listing the key trends.

10-11-2022
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Ram Sareen the CEO and Founder of Tukatech discusses the innovations in Fashion Industry

The Fashion industry is in flux, but for the manufacturing community, production technology and CAD/CAM has been front of mind for many years. Driving the digitization of design and sewn manufacturing for over 40 years, is Ram Sareen, chairman and founder of Tukatech, based in LA.

09-11-2022
Ram Sareen the CEO and Founder of Tukatech discusses the innovations in Fashion Industry
Industry

FESPA Australia focuses on sustainability during FESPA Australia Conference 2022

Sustainability was the key theme when a large audience of almost 100 delegates attended the first FESPA Australia conference last week in Sydney's Shangri-la Hotel.

07-11-2022
Blog

The increasing awareness of sustainability

Laurel Brunner discusses how the Reifenhäuser group are researching recyclable packaging materials and developments. The company is currently working on coatings and sheets plastics that support the circular economy.

07-11-2022
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Exploring the development of CAD/CAM and the Future of Fashion Production with Tukatech

The Fashion industry is in flux, but for the manufacturing community, production technology and CAD/CAM has been front of mind for many years. Driving the digitization of design and sewn manufacturing for over 40 years, is Ram Sareen, chairman and founder of Tukatech, based in LA.

04-11-2022
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Promotional products: new opportunities for printers

Advertising bans and declining retail sales are currently a main cause of problems for many printers. Promotional gifts offer printers new opportunities and new markets. Promotional products typically works with existing printing technology which makes it an attractive market to investigate.

03-11-2022
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Printer recycling: How manufacturers help save the environment

Manufacturing large format printers requires a lot of energy and resources. However, compared to other machinery in the graphic arts industry, such as screen printing or offset lines, their lifespan is much shorter. What happens when printers get recycled and what are manufacturers currently doing to mitigate negative impact?

02-11-2022
Features

The Microfactory – A Future Opportunity for the Printing Industry

The concept of the microfractory may not be new, however it is more important than ever. Printers are in an ideal position at the forefront of this next transformation of industrial production.

01-11-2022
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Analysing print’s role in improving sustainability in retail

While retail is not known for being the most sustainable sector, Rob Fletcher takes a look at how print can help those in this area improve their own environmental credentials and those of the market as a whole.

31-10-2022
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Supporting the next generation and nurturing sustainable Product Design with GREEN GRADS

Founded in 2021, GREEN GRADS is a not-for-profit initiative targeted at the next generation. Following on from its immediate success last year, the GREEN GRADS story continues to build momentum as the team work diligently to deliver an evolving platform for innovative, sustainable product design. The platform is the brainchild of Barbara Chandler, a renown journalist and lifelong champion of the creative community. For many decades she has supported, encouraged and nurtured design talent.

28-10-2022
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Adding value to digital prints using varnish and metal

Printing has become more creative. Now it is possible to enhance prints using varnish, metal and hot foil stamping, the opportunities are endless. Sonja Angerer shares an overview of markets and machinery.

28-10-2022