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Sustainable solutions for industrial print
With sustainability very much at the forefront of print companies’ minds as they respond to rising market demand, Rob Fletcher takes a closer look at some of the more environmentally friendly solutions for industrial print production.
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.
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.
Superhero garments win special effects FESPA award
Monster Press blends two separate fantasy worlds to create eye-catching t-shirt.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.