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Social distancing: the opportunity for printers and signmakers

Graeme Richardson-Locke discusses the new era of social distancing and what opportunities it presents for printers and signmakers

08/06/2020
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COVID-19: an opportunity to accelerate digital transformation in speciality print?

The ongoing disruption caused by COVID-19 has forced us all to find new ways of working.

28/05/2020
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Supporting the FESPA Family

Emma Green, FESPA Associations Manager, talks about supporting the printing community.

05/05/2020
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The circular economy and material efficiency

Laurel Brunner discusses the circular economy and its underlying principles from the Advisory Committee on Environmental Aspects.

28/04/2020
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How to reduce bottlenecks with software automation

Graeme Richardson-Locke discusses the advantages of workflow automation.

16/04/2020
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What can we possibly gain from lockdown during COVID-19?

During these turbulent times regarding COVID-19, Graeme Richardon-Locke discusses how you can fill your knowledge gaps. Discover FESPA's Club FESPA Online articles that covers a wide range of topics.

14/04/2020
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How is COVID-19 affecting FESPA's Associations?

Graeme Richardson-Locke discusses the impact COVID-19 is having on the industry with various FESPA Associations in France, Italy, Spain, Greece and Portugal.

25/03/2020
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Eco hype or eco reality?

The industry has been blessed with two life threatening events: digital technology gave us electronic prepress and typesetting; the internet wiped out whole sectors of publishing and production.

17/03/2020
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SZSDT Textile Workshop 2020

Graeme Richarson-Locke discusses his experience at the SZSDT Textile Workshop 2020, a two day workshop in Most Pri Bratislava that took place on the 21st and 22nd February.

04/03/2020
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Microsoft’s bold move

Microsoft and Apple provide the software infrastructure that is important for prepress and workflows in the print industry. Laurel Brunner discusses Microsoft and Apple's current environmental policies.

03/03/2020
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Digital Textile Printing is making strides in Sportswear

Bert Benckhuysen, the Senior Product Manager at Mimaki Europe BV discusses the current trends in the sportswear market.

25/02/2020
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Custom tees – a new chapter of digital disruption in sportswear manufacturing at FESPA 2020

Textile printing has long been a key component of FESPA exhibitions, and FESPA Global Print Expo 2020 in Madrid (24th – 27th March 2020) will be no different. It comes as the market is accelerating its adoption of digital inkjet technology in direct-to-garment (DTG) printing to deliver on the growing demand for mass customisation and personalisation.

18/02/2020
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The European Union’s Green Deal

In December 2019, the European Union (EU) announced that it is investing €100 billion to become the world’s first climate-neutral continent by 2050. By climate-neutral the EU means that emissions will be balanced with the removal of warming gases from the atmosphere.

05/02/2020
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Printed newspapers inching closer to the exit

USA Today is one of that country’s few national newspapers. Others include the Wall Street Journal and the Christian Science Monitor, but unlike these titles USA Today may be phasing out its printed versions.

17/12/2019
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FESPA 2020: can we expect a forward leap in automation?

FESPA Technical Support Manager, Graeme Richarson-Locke discusses the importance of automation in the print industry.

16/12/2019

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