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FESPA Annual Report 2017/18

For more information on FESPA's activities and financial performance over the last year: FESPA Annual Report 2017-2018 E-Brochure

18/02/2019
Press Releases

Exhibitors announce product highlights ahead of Asia Print Expo 2019

Asia Print Expo, the ASEAN region’s premier event for speciality print, takes place from 21 to 23 February 2019 at the BITEC Exhibition Centre in Bangkok, Thailand.

18/02/2019
Industry

swissQprint has a roll to roll printer under way

swissQprint will present a dedicated roll to roll printer at the Global. Print Epxo 2019 in Munich, which promises to be an interesting addition to the high-end flatbed printers which the Swiss manufacturer known for.

18/02/2019
Industry

Avery Dennison appoints Sam O’Keefe as Vice President of R&D EMEA

Avery Dennison Corporation has announced the appointment of Sam O’Keefe as Vice President of Research and Development (R&D) for its Label and Graphic Materials group in Europe. O’Keefe will be based at Oegstgeest, reporting to Pascale Wautelet, vice president of global R&D.

15/02/2019
Features

Top 20 Printed T-Shirts of 2018

FESPA.com picks out some of the best examples of printed t-shirts from 2018.

15/02/2019
Features

New dimensions at Weerg: What Rigamonti did after pixartprinting

Simon Eccles speaks to Matteo Rigamonti, the founder of Pixartprinting and founder of Weerg who specialise in 3D printing and CNC parts machining.

14/02/2019
Blog

Apple taking environmental lead

Laurel Brunner discusses how Apple are at the forefront of environmental impact reduction. Apple are implementing numerous measures to lower its environmental impact, this includes ensuring that Apple products use 68% less energy during manufacturing than they did 10 years ago.

13/02/2019
Features

Sustainability is the paradigm of digital textile printing

As the awareness of sustainability grows throughout our industry, and the community that it serves, we are witnessing a huge swing towards sustainable supply.

12/02/2019
Industry

The Clever Baggers step-up production with the purchase of a Mimaki CJV150-75 from CMYUK

The Clever Baggers, a specialist textile printing company that produces a range of high quality bags, tea towels, tableware, cushion covers and aprons have bought a new Mimaki CJV150-75 to keep up with high demands.

12/02/2019
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FESPA Awards Highlights 2018

Established in 1991 the FESPA Awards Programme is renowned across the print industry for their outstanding recipients, judged by industry experts who in turn have contributed significant advances to the techniques and technology across the industry.

11/02/2019
Industry

Azon Matrix R industrial platform now with Ricoh Gen5 print heads for increased productivity

Azonprinter takes a new direction with its Azon Matrix industrial solutions and welcomes new addition, Azon Matrix R platform based on Ricoh Gen5 print heads.

11/02/2019
Features

Ricoh opens up opportunities with new certification

Rob Fletcher speaks to Ricoh about their recent Smithers Pira certification of conformity which ensures the Pro Print toner used on Ricoh’s sheet fed digital colour presses is in line with European Union food packaging legislation compliance.

11/02/2019
Blog

Shift to environmentally sustainable production being driven by customer demand

From packaging through to advertising and even interior décor, environmental sustainability is increasingly high on the agenda for consumers and thus for the brands and companies they buy from. Sean Holt discusses the findings from the 2018 FESPA Print Census that highlights the importance of environmentally sustainable production.

06/02/2019
Press Releases

FESPA introduces new Colour L*a*b* Colour Management feature at FESPA Global Print Expo 2019

The features at FESPA Global Print Expo 2019 (Messe Munich, 14 to 17 May 2019) will be expanded with the introduction of Colour L*A*B*, a new technology showcase and supporting conference programme designed to help visitors improve colour management practices in their print businesses.

04/02/2019
Industry

ColorGATE appoints industry expert to lead its Sales and Business Development team

After its acquisition by Ricoh Company Ltd. at the end of 2018, the German software company ColorGATE Digital Output Solutions GmbH appoints Wilfried Kampe to head its Sale and Business Development team as Vice President Global Sales.

04/02/2019
Industry

Caldera launches CalderaDock

RIP software specialist Caldera has launched CalderaDock version 1.2.0, a new toolbox management app for users of its award-winning workflow software. The app is designed to streamline and simplify maintenance functions.

01/02/2019
Blog

Is plastic packaging really on the out?

Laurel Brunner discusses how big brands such as M&S are becoming more environmentally conscious and therefore are currently looking for alternative to plastic.

01/02/2019
Press Releases

FESPA China returns to Guangzhou in 2019

FESPA is returning to China this year, with the re-launch of FESPA China 2019. The new event will take place from 8 - 10 November 2019 at the Canton Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China, where it will be co-located with ISLE Autumn (International Signs & LED Exhibition).

31/01/2019
Features

Tetra Pak sets global packaging first with Koenig & Bauer

Rob Fletcher speaks to Tetra Pak who has partnered with Koenig & Bauer to build a full width digital printer to print carton packages in 2020.

29/01/2019