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Forgra Colour Management Symposium to offer guidance on how to improve efficiency and reduce waste
Paul Sherfield speaks to Andy Kraushaar, Head of Pre-Press Technology at Fogra about the Fogra Colour Management Symposium coming up in February 2024 and why it’s an important event to help you improve efficiency and reduce waste.
FESPA Middle East 2024 expands floorspace to match significant exhibitor interest
FESPA has increased the size of its inaugural FESPA Middle East event (29 – 31 January 2024 at the Dubai Exhibition Centre) by 40%, adding a third hall to the exhibition. The decision follows significant interest in the event from global suppliers and regional distributors.
EGP (Extended Gamut Printing) and digital wide format presses
Paul Sherfield discusses how the latest implementations of Extended Gamut Prinitng demonstrate the several advances in ICC colour management, process control as well as instrumentation in recent years.
A World of Opportunity: Printeriors Now Offers a Permanent Online Hub for Interior Décor
Printeriors aims to inspire, the FESPA audience: bringing you a permanent showcase packed with the latest innovations, technologies and case studies and market trends.
Colour management and process control for digitally printed textiles
Paul Sherfield shares the various challenges and issues surrounding colour management and process control regarding digitally printed textiles. Paul explains that using a RGB workflow to the press is dependent on a company's current and future systems and presses.
Teaching design and colour management skills to young print professionals
Printing SA runs a popular series of courses to smooth the career paths of the printers of the future.
The latest in colour measuring devices
Paul Sherfield provides a new update on the newest colour measuring devices on the market.
A revolution in colour measurement?
Ultra-portable colour measurement devices could open up accuracy and reproducibility to a new generation of creatives, says Fogra.
Making a splash in vehicle wrapping with colour management technology
Even after selecting your printer, material and inks, wrappers still need to consider the type of software they may need to complete a job. We take a look at how colour management software and similar solutions can support wrappers with their work.
Quality-assuring colour management for big brands
Hagen Herlitze, Team Leader Applications Print and Packaging EMEA at X-Rite, talks about how ColorCert and cloud-based applications can assist colour management quality assurance from wherever you are in the world.
New developments for Textile Colour Management – An introduction to FOGRA58
In this episode of our podcast we talk with Andreas Kraushaar, Head of Pre-Press at Fogra and with Paul Sherfield the FESPA Colour Ambassador. Both experts in their field, our conversation unpacks the issues and explores the development and implementation of Fogra58
A new update on Adobe and Pantone colours
Paul Sherefield discusses the update on Adobe and Pantone colours. In November 2021 Adobe announced that it will be withdrawing the Pantone colour libraries from the next versions of the Adobe CC suite, due in March 2022.
Dreaming in Neon: Expanded Gamut and Spot Colours in Digital Printing
When it comes to added value prints, bright colours are a top priority for buyers. Therefore, digital prints with neon or expanded colour gamut are attractive to customers. Sonja Angerer discusses what you need to know before purchasing one of these new printers.
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.
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.
Process Control: Beyond RIP Software
Most large format RIPs are fully featured digital front ends capable of managing jobs through their printer queues, but larger printshops may need a little more help. Nessan Cleary advises on large format printers should consider a workflow that centralises tasks before the job reaches the RIP.
Vibrant FESPA Global Print Expo 2022 affirms business bounce-back
FESPA Global Print Expo 2022 brought the speciality print community together for four motivational days in Berlin (31st May to 3rd June 2022), in an atmosphere of overwhelming positivity that affirmed the industry’s readiness to bounce back from the challenges of the last two years.
FESPA confirms European event calendar to 2024
FESPA has confirmed the dates of the FESPA Global Print Expo and co-located European Sign Expo for the next two years, heralding a return to two of the events’ most popular host cities and venues. In 2023, the events will take place from 23 to 26 May at Messe Munich, Germany – previously the stage for successful FESPA exhibitions in 1999, 2005, 2010, 2014 and 2019.