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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.
Technology drives progress
Laurel Brunner discusses how current technologyin the printing industry is driving change and progress regarding sustainabilty.
Full line-up of major exhibitors confirmed for FESPA Global Print Expo 2022
FESPA Global Print Expo and European Sign Expo 2022 (31 May – 3 June 2022, Messe Berlin, Germany) are set to bring together the strongest line-up of exhibitors since 2019, with more than 250 suppliers already contracted to exhibit and many more active discussions in progress.
What’s new in colour management technology?
Colour management expert Paul Sherfield on the latest developments in the graphic arts industry and advice on purchasing spectrophotometers.
Adobe removing Pantone colour books from the next release of Adobe CC
Paul Sherfield discusses the decision from Adobe to remove the Pantone colour books from the next version of Adobe CC. Paul shares the technical and financial issues that this may result in.
Marco Roos: mastering the colour matrix
We speak to Color Concepts founder Marco Roos about how he created a company that sits at the cutting edge of colour profiling and print material testing.
FESPA brings business back with first live events in Europe
FESPA has kick-started business recovery in the speciality print and signage communities with the successful return of FESPA Global Print Expo and European Sign Expo 2021 (12 – 15 October 2021) after a two-year gap.
FESPA Live – Day 2 of FESPA 2021
For anyone not able to attend FESPA 2021 in person – we bring the flavour of the exhibition directly to you, by livestreaming some of the latest product launches, market insights and interviews with the show exhibitors. Day 2 – Michael Ryan, FESPA’s Group Exhibition Manager, speaks to Mimaki, Canon, Durst, Vanguard Digital Printing Systems, SolaAir, IMAPRES and ADSystems about their latest product launches
FESPA Live – Day 1 of FESPA 2021
For anyone not able to attend FESPA 2021 in person – we bring the flavour of the exhibition directly to you, by livestreaming some of the latest product launches, market insights and interviews with the show exhibitors. Day 1 – Michael Ryan, FESPA’s Group Exhibition Manager, speaks to Caldera, Hasler Solutions, Agfa, EFKA & Yellotools about their latest products and technologies.
FESPA Global Print Expo 2021 Day 1 Highlights
Welcome to the first day at FESPA Global Print Expo 2021, Europe’s leading exhibition for screen and digital, wide format print and textile printing.
Colour monitoring with environmental data
Why environmental factors can affect printing quality, and how to manage it.
The dynamic potential of iccMAX
Jonathan Rogers, International Marketing Manager, Onyx Graphics, on why the company is a supporter of iccMAX profiles.
How to calibrate greys with confidence
CHROMiX owner Steve Upton explains how grey balance in colour management leads to customer satisfaction.
Beyond XML and JDF: the next step
While XML and JDF form the basis of print automation, other newer formats are emerging that can make data transfer for printers even more efficient.
Interior décor trend talk: Colour Management
In our recent FESPA Innovation & Trends (FIT) virtual event we brought together four printers from across the world to discuss the latest trends in digital print for interior design applications.
Colour management in backlit wide format applications
Dorin Pitigoi, a colour and standardisation expert at Transilvae, discusses how to get eye-catching and consistent results in backlit wide format printing.
CxF – a question of colour
X-Rite’s Ray Cheydleur explains how the CxF standard helps to make the exchange of colour data more efficient and accurate.