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The Trends Print Businesses Need to be Ready For
Mathew Faulkner, EMEA Marketing and Innovation Director, Wide Format Printing Group, Canon Europe shares the current print trends businesses should be prepared for. These trends include the rise in personalisation, sustainability and automation.
Direct-to-Film Technology – Shaking Things Up in Textile
Marc Verbeem, Supervisor Product Management at Mimaki Europe discusses direct-to-film technology having a transformative impact on the apparel decoration space.
Architectural Vinyl: The Versatile and Eco-Friendly Solution for Commercial Refurbishments
Liam Cousins, Managing Director at Surfex discusses the benefits of architectural vinyl and how it provides an eco-friendly solution for office fit-outs.
The opportunities in vinyl wrapping for kitchens
Liam Cousins, Managing Director at Surfex discusses the popular trends of vinyl wrapping in the kitchen industry and how it is cost effective and can transform the way a kitchen looks.
Personalisation and automation as a booster for your business
Folker Stachetzki, Head of Marketing at Brother At Your Side discusses how customization and personalisation have become increasingly important to individuals and businesses alike.
The change of textile printing
Direct to garment printing has been in a state of change for some time now - a change in digitalization, and a change in flexibility. Folker Stachetzki, Head of Marketing at Brother At Your Side discusses how the textile printing sector is changing.
Why the Print Industry needs a Sustainable Edge
HP shares the ongoing trend for print businesses to be sustainably and socially responsible with over 80% of print businesses now demanding sustainable products and services. Why is it important for print businesses to focus on sustainability?
The Diversified Development of the Digital Printing World with HanGlory
When the printing industry entered the digital era it also introduced on-demand printing, faster deliveries, urgent order support, reduced labour and minimal processes. All these factors contribute to faster delivery capabilities, more flexible production as well as offering more companies increased business growth.
How can software drive print profitability? Durst traces the way to Production Excellence
The world of digital printing is constantly evolving. Nowadays, digital printers have achieved very high productivity and quality levels. Looking at the challenges printing companies are facing, often the main cost driver and productivity losses are related to the processes that precede and follow the printing. To ensure profitability, the greatest opportunities often lie in making production and sales processes more efficient.
Packaging made from seaweed
Laurel Brunner discusses how Notpla has developed a creative, biodegradable and edible packaging material that is made from brown seaweed.
Options for personalising textile frames
Derian Reekers from EFKA shares a few popular personalisation options for textile frames and how this allows you to communicate your message in a unique and innovative way.
Kornit’s 2021 Impact Report for Environmental, Social and Corporate (ESG) governance
Laurel Brunner shares findings from Kornit's 2021 Impact Report for its Environmental, Social and Corporate (ESG) governance. The report is 62 pages in length and features a declaration from Kornit on its sustainability objectives.
Why you need a sustainability officer
Laurel Brunner shares the importance of print businesses having a Sustainability Officer amongst their staff.
3 feet away from gold – the opportunity for printers with Personalisation
Richard Askam, The Personalisation Experience Ambassador, advises printers to keep on going towards their personalisation goals and to not miss this valuable opportunity for their business.
ISO 22067-1 is published
Laurel Brunner discusses ISO 22067-1 which requires the communication of environmental aspects or printed products. Laurel shares how this standard is relevant for most print applications.
Dear Traditional Retailers – where is my personalised order?
Richard Askam, The Personalisation Experience Ambassador, considers why so many well-known retailers are still not embracing personalisation.
Process Control for Wide Format Printing - Quality Assurance Check
Paul Sherfield discusses the final stage of a coloured managed workflow and explains the importance of using quality assurance checks and specialised softwares.
Time to achieve net zero
Laurel Brunner advises businesses to make us of ISO Net-Zero Guidelines which features various recommendations and guiding principles regarding achieving net-zero carbon dioxide by 2050.
Personalisation – Is it about the memory not the gift?
Richard Askam, The Personalisation Experience Ambassador, hears from readers around the world about the importance of personalised memories versus the gift itself.
How book printers can make a sustainability difference
Making a difference for the climate depends on print service providers and customers working together to cut emissions. Obviously printing companies and their supply chains recognise this, but there is still much more that must be done to change sustainability minds and attitudes.