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Recycling paper getting complicated

In this week's Verdigris blog Laurel Brunner reflects on how the growing number of digital printing technologies calls for a new approach to recyclability.

24/11/2017
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FESPA Print Census: Helping to shape our events

The Dalai Lama once said, “When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But if you listen, you may learn something new."

23/11/2017
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The importance of taking part in the Census

Did you know over 1200 global print service providers participated in our last Print Census, having their say on the future direction of the industry?

09/11/2017
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EFI leads the LED fever

Not a week goes by that we don’t hear of another digital printer manufacturer making the switch to LED curing technology for ultra-violet (UV) inks.

27/10/2017
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Picture perfect for sign-focused EFKA

In the first of a series of special articles, FESPA speaks with some of the leading companies in the sign-making and related industries to find out more about the services they offer and their take on the current situation in the sign market.

05/10/2017
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Greenguard certifies eco-friendly textile inks

Laurel Brunner discusses UL Greenguard Certification, what it means, and how selection of certified products can impact the wide format printing industry.

02/10/2017
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Real world metrics for real world impact

Imagine sitting a maths exam where marks were awarded for how neatly you drew your graphs.

28/09/2017
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Leading virtual teams: 5 Simple tips to do it better

As a leader of a virtual team, there are distinct challenges, so we’ve come up with five tips to increase your chances of success.

15/09/2017
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New handbook helps SMEs best manage water use

Clean water is vital to life and one of our most precious resources, yet around 40% of the world’s population doesn’t have enough.

08/09/2017
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CRON reduces ink waste to almost nothing

Chinese developer of computer-to-plate (CtP) systems CRON has developed the EZcolor printing system that is says controls ink volumes and cuts ink waste.

05/09/2017
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Going for 100% renewable energy

Global corporations including HP and Ricoh are leading the way for industry to move from fossil fuels towards making 100% commitments to renewable energy.

18/08/2017
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Corrugated art: a celebration of versatility

Pablo Picasso was one of the greatest and most influential artists of the 20th century.

17/08/2017
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How green is your accreditation?

A glut of announcements recently by manufacturers claiming that their products are certified to international standards rings alarm bells.

07/08/2017
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Paper industry’s ‘outmoded’ deinking model

The work on ISO 21331, the ISO standard for assessing the deinkability potential of printed matter, is mired in industry politics. However, the market really doesn’t care a jot and is moving on regardless.

31/07/2017
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Waste and guilt

The paper industry has done a great job in teaching consumers that paper should not be thrown away, because it can be recycled.

24/07/2017
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Building the business case for a 'fun office'

Designing fun offices isn't about employer branding. Well-designed modern offices help staff maintain energy and improve mental wellbeing. But how?

07/07/2017
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Can you use post-exposure to improve the durability of stencils for screen printing?

It has been well documented that full exposure of any emulsion guarantees the best durability on press.

06/07/2017
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Creating the perfect print pitch

In a hugely competitive market what does it take to stand out from the crowd and secure business for your company? Matthew Parker is on hand to help you tailor your pitches and close the deal.

28/04/2014
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Printed electronics: A new world of opportunity

In this series of articles we're aiming to define the remits of printed electronics, functional printing and industrial printing, as well as identifying where they overlap with existing markets and where new opportunities lie.

10/03/2014