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The Importance of Cotton Fabric Sourcing and Preparation for Digital Textile Printing

Why does fabric sourcing and preparation play such a vital role in digital textile printing? To the untrained eye, two fabric specifications may well read as identical, physically they look the same and may feel the same, but their manufacture and preparation will not be identical.

01-04-2021
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The Evolution of High Production Digital Textile Printers and Single Pass Printing

Debbie McKeegan looks at the history of digital textile printing and the currrent digital textile techologies available today.

31-03-2021
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The Long Road to a More Sustainable Printing Industry

Sonja Angerer reiterates the importance for businesses to incorporate sustainability goals into their business. Discover what businesses such as Epson Europe, HP, Canon, EFI and Mimaki Europe and doing to make their businesses more sustainable.

26-03-2021
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Innovative examples of the unlimited potential of print

Every printer knows that you can create innovative products with print. But would you have ever thought printed products can help science to find sub-atomic particles? Or make a surround system speaker? Sonja Angerer shares 3 very unusual print applications that will surprise you.

25-03-2021
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Building a business as an Independent Designer – ATA Designs at the FESPA Global Summit 2021

Debbie shares a summary of Annette Taylor's presentation from ATA Designs who was a speaker during the Interior Décor session at the FESPA Global Summit 2021. Annette has designed numerous patterns and prints to dress interior décor within the contracts and hospitality market.

25-03-2021
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Top 20 Vehicle Graphics Applications of 2020

Rob Fletcher picks out some of the most creative vehicle wrapping and graphics applications from 2020.

23-03-2021
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3D print makes its mark in Formula One with Williams Racing

Polymer 3D printer manufacturer Nexa 3D has entered into a first-of-its-kind partnership with Williams Racing, in a deal that will see its technology used to support the Williams Formula One motor-racing team.

22-03-2021
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An introduction to Additive Manufacturing

Nessan Cleary offers a short introduction to 3D printing as well as detailing the many different types of 3D printers currently available.

22-03-2021
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What are the best inkjet inks for textile printing?

Textile applications are a key sector in the digital printing industry. Then, why is it so difficult to find the right technology? Sonja Angerer offers a beginner´s guide to textile printing.

17-03-2021
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Making Big Moves - the latest in Direct to Garment Printing

The DTG marketplace continues to thrive despite unprecedented recent events. Of all of the sectors utilising digital technologies within the digital textile printing market, the “Direct to Garment” sector stands out as a shining example of success during a difficult year.

16-03-2021
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Top 20 Digital Signage Applications of 2020

Rob Fletcher picks out some of the most eye-catching digital signage applications from 2020

15-03-2021
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What’s new in vehicle wrapping?

With innovation in the vehicle wrapping market showing no signs of slowing down, FESPA.com takes a look at how the latest materials can help bring even more creativity to this vibrant secWith innovation in the vehicle wrapping market showing no signs of slowing down, FESPA.com takes a look at how the latest materials can help bring even more creativity to this vibrant sector.

12-03-2021
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Mondi partners Tesco in major environmental drive

Packaging and paper group Mondi has joined forces with Tesco Central Europe on a wide-ranging environmental partnership, aimed at significantly reducing the retailer’s corrugated waste.

11-03-2021
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FESPA Global Summit 2021 Review: Interior Décor Series

Debbie McKeegan discusses the current trends, market analysis and case studies in Interior Décor Printing that were covered during FESPA’s Global Summit 2021. Industry experts from EFI and ATA Designs discuss the creative applications, commercial opportunities, the application of digital technology, décor market analysis, industry trends and more.

08-03-2021
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Packaging inks support Covid-19 fightback

Coding, marking and printing technologies specialist Domino Printing Sciences has announced details of a new development, whereby an ink initially created for use in food packaging work has also been established as a tool in the fight against Covid-19.

04-03-2021
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Print and Cut – Without Cutting Into Margins

Since the 1980s, contour-cut stickers were the first digital print application to hit the mainstream. Sonja Angerer explores the history of Print and Cut, its relevance today and how it can be developed in the future.

02-03-2021
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Is 3D printing misunderstood?

3D printing has been reported as one of the fasted growing areas in the digital printing industry. While this is true with manufacturers, the technology has yet to become a wide-spread success for printers. What is the reason for this, and could it be that the printing community has misunderstood 3D printing?

01-03-2021
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Market Trends - the vibrant future for Digital Textile Pinting

Debbie McKeegan discusses the affect of the global pandemic on the industry and the future for digital textile printing. The future looks promising.

26-02-2021
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Hollywood Monster in UK-first with green pledge

Large-format print and signage business Hollywood Monster has become the first print service provider in the UK to formally reject the use of traditional PVC banners, as part of its ongoing efforts to become fully sustainable by 2022.

25-02-2021
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What features should you look for in a large format RIP?

Nessan Cleary discusses how the range of features in any given large format RIP determines the overall productivity of the printer and what features usersshould look for in a large format RIP.

23-02-2021