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The Next Challenge for Digital Textile Printing – A review of FESPA keynote at TPS 2022
Debbie McKeegan shares key trends and market shifts that were featured in her presentation at the Digital Textile Printing and Sustainability 2022 conference held in Dusseldorf. Debbie details the importance for the print industry to incorporate sustainability into their business.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The circular economy could be the next greenwash
Laurel Brunner discusses the risk of the concept of circular economy being used for greenwashing.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Climate and energy – planning for tomorrow
Clare Taylor discusses the strategy for fighting climate change, reducing carbon emissions and ensuring energy use is efficient.
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.