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EGP (Extended Gamut Printing) and digital wide format presses
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EGP (Extended Gamut Printing) and digital wide format presses

Paul Sherfield discusses how the latest implementations of Extended Gamut Prinitng demonstrate the several advances in ICC colour management, process control as well as instrumentation in recent years.

25-09-2023
Exploring opportunities in luxury packaging
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Exploring opportunities in luxury packaging

Packaging has been highlighted as a key growth market in recent years, but such is the size of this market that it can be tricky to know which areas to target. Rob Fletcher focuses on the luxury packaging sector to find out more about expansion opportunities.

25-09-2023
Superhero garments win special effects FESPA award
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Superhero garments win special effects FESPA award

Monster Press blends two separate fantasy worlds to create eye-catching t-shirt.

18-09-2023
Sign of things to come: South African sustainability pioneers win FESPA Award
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Sign of things to come: South African sustainability pioneers win FESPA Award

Wade Barlett, General Manager of Expand A Sign, on linking tailor-made branding solutions to innovative sustainable practices.

15-09-2023
FESPA Award winner uses SERICHROMA halftone Printing to reinvigorate a classic car image
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FESPA Award winner uses SERICHROMA halftone Printing to reinvigorate a classic car image

German company Graffiti Siebdruck won a FESPA Gold Award after applying its SERICHROMA technique to screen print both colour and black and white entries.

14-09-2023
From canvas to precision: the secret behind reproducing artwork
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From canvas to precision: the secret behind reproducing artwork

James Gatica explores the reproducing arts of work using digital printing and provide 3 key tips for printers who are interested in exploring this niche sector.

07-09-2023
How to add innovative special effects to vehicle wraps
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How to add innovative special effects to vehicle wraps

Rob Fletcher shares different methods that car wrappers can use to successfully feature special effects in their vehicle wraps.

07-09-2023
Screen Printing - is it still applicable in today's digital age?
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Screen Printing - is it still applicable in today's digital age?

Nessan Cleary discusses screen printing and if this technique is still relevant with the presence of digital printing and technology.

29-08-2023
5 new developments in the digital printing of wallcoverings
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5 new developments in the digital printing of wallcoverings

Debbie McKeegan discusses how digitally printed wallcoverings are a rapidly growing sector within the Interior Design world. Wallpaper, whether supplied and printed on-demand or by the roll, or as customised murals, and other large-scale décor elements, today represent an exploding global marketplace worldwide.

24-08-2023
Effective sustainable signage materials for sign-makers
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Effective sustainable signage materials for sign-makers

With sustainability now an absolute must for signage companies, Rob Fletcher looks at some of the materials sign-makers can use to help reduce their impact on the planet and improve their environmental credentials.

24-08-2023
What technology should you invest in? Sewing or high-frequency welding?
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What technology should you invest in? Sewing or high-frequency welding?

When it comes to finishing large format prints, many printers are faced with the decision to choose between sewing or high-frequency welding, Sonja Angerer explores both options and advises which is better suited for your business.

23-08-2023
Looking to the Future: Remote Working or Office Working?
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Looking to the Future: Remote Working or Office Working?

Sonja Angerer discusses how the printing industry must decide whether it’s employees will have to return to physical workplaces full-time or whether remote working will become the new norm. What impact will this have on the industry?

22-08-2023
Innovative capabilities of Signage
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Innovative capabilities of Signage

With digital signage already established as one of the most innovative sectors of the sign industry, Rob Fletcher takes a look at some of the applications showcasing the seemingly endless capabilities of this technology.

22-08-2023
The 5 most common issues when wrapping a vehicle
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The 5 most common issues when wrapping a vehicle

Vehicle wrapping is a popular and cost-effective way to transform any vehicle. However, issues can arise if the vehicle is wrapped incorrectly. This article tackles the 5 most common problems when wrapping a vehicle.

22-08-2023
 The EU and packaging: How will the latest changes affect printers?
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The EU and packaging: How will the latest changes affect printers?

Sonja Angerer shares how the European Union (EU) aims to reduce packaging waste and how this will inevitably affect printers and business models.

17-08-2023
Investment Check: Digital Cutting or Laser Cutting?
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Investment Check: Digital Cutting or Laser Cutting?

When purchasing machines for trimming inkjet prints, technology is key. Sonja Angerer explores both digital cutting with mechanical knives and laser cutting and advises which technology is best suited for your business needs.

14-08-2023
How to score a winner with sportswear print
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How to score a winner with sportswear print

A market that has experienced growth in recent years and continues to go from strength to strength, Rob Fletcher takes a closer look at sportswear print to find out how print service providers can capitalise on growing demand.

21-07-2023
How fair are LFP manufacturers to their employees and the environment?
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How fair are LFP manufacturers to their employees and the environment?

Sonja Angerer emphasizes the importance for printers to buy from ethical companies if they want to invest sustainably.

21-07-2023