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Is plastic packaging really on the out?

Laurel Brunner discusses how big brands such as M&S are becoming more environmentally conscious and therefore are currently looking for alternative to plastic.

01/02/2019
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Digital technology adoption in textile printing accelerates as brands demand greater flexibility

One of the most talked about growth areas in the speciality print sector in recent years has undoubtedly been textile printing. Sean Holt discusses how digital technology in textile printing is enabling even more agile production models

24/01/2019
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Message from Katowice and the Conference of the Parties

Laurel Brunner discusses the topics featured in the Conference of the Parties that took place in Katowice, Poland in December 2018. The topics included sustainable mobility, the circular economy, energy transitions and climate finance.

17/01/2019
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PSPs adopt increasingly customer-centric strategies

Sean Holt discusses how businesses in the speciality print sector are striving for greater agility in order to respond to the ever increasing consumer demand for personalisation.

14/01/2019
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Blowing in the digital wind

Laurel Brunner discusses how using a company such as Windcloud 4.0 who manages renewable energy distribution and storage to support data hosting and cloud services within a protected network could be beneficial for the environment.

09/01/2019
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Paper made from grass

Scheufelen Paper, a European producer of coated premium paper products for the graphics industry is currently creating a new paper made from grass. This new development has interesting potential as a new alternative for packaging and is suitable for graphic papers.

02/01/2019
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Deinking glass

Laurel Brunner discusses printing on glass and the recycling and reuse of glass containers and bottles.

27/12/2018
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ISO 20294 for calculating the carbon footprint of electronic media

Laurel Brunner discusses the significance of the carbon footprint of electronic media and its effect on the environment.

20/12/2018
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Focus on consistency as PSPs build digital capacity

Sean Holt discusses the importance of digital technology for print service providers who are looking to optimise their productive capacity, diversify into new markets and develop innovative applications.

12/12/2018
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Deinking glass

Laurel Brunner discusses the importance of glass recycling and deinking processes and how this can affect the environment.

10/12/2018
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ISO 21632 for calculating the energy usage of digital printing devices

Laurel Brunner discusses the significance of the ISO 21632 which will be imminently published this year.

30/11/2018
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FESPA and ISO-TC130 The International standards committee for Printing and graphic technologies

Graeme Richardson-Locke discusses current printing standards and the ISO-TC130 committee.

27/11/2018
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Invest in the right printing plate

Laurel Brunner discusses this history of computer to plate technology, the important role it plays today in the print industry and how it influences print media production workflows.

22/11/2018
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FESPA UK Association Industry 4.0 conference 2018

Graeme Richardson-Locke shares his experience of the FESPA UK Association’s Industry 4.0 conference that took place at the Manufacturing Technology Centre in Coventry.

20/11/2018
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Success for FESPA’s General Assembly 2018 in Bulgaria

Graeme Richardson-Locke discusses his experience at FESPA’s General Assembly 2018 in Sofia, Bulgaria which was attended by FESPA Board members, Associations members and staff.

16/11/2018
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Spreading the sustainability message (part 5)

In the fifth part of a series of blogs, Laurel Brunner discusses the importance for print brands to ensure their employees are aware of their sustainability responsibilities.

14/11/2018
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Graeme Richardson-Locke welcomed to the ASDPT in Las Vegas

Graeme Richardson-Locke discusses his delight in being welcomed as a member of the Academy of Screen and Digital Printing Technologies and his attendance at the Academy’s dinner in Las Vegas.

13/11/2018
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Unilever and Veolia partner to improve recycling infrastructures

Laurel Brunner discusses the partnership between Unilever and Veolia who are looking to monetise waste more efficiently to improve recycling processes for plastics recycling and recovery.

08/11/2018
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The 2018 print applications mix points to infinite possibilities

FESPA's Executive Director Sean Holt discusses the latest trends in the speciality print sector founded in the FESPA 2018 Print Census.

07/11/2018
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Growing drive for recycling commitments

Laurel Brunner discusses how world-famous food and beverage company Kraft Heinz is improving its sustainability commitments with the aim of having 100% recyclable packaging by 2025.

30/10/2018

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