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MBA boosts growth with triple Ricoh investment

MBA Group is soon to go live with two more Ricoh Pro VC60000 colour inkjet webs, making it the first company in the world to have three of the machines.

08/03/2017
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Laser threat to conventional label printers

Label printers and sellers of label printing equipment and consumables face yet another existential threat, laser marking.

01/03/2017
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The 3 simple steps to planning successful wide format campaigns

Have you ever heard that print is dead? Well, if you have, I’m sure you disagree, especially when we look at the development of digitally printed options.

01/03/2017
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Employee engagement strategy: key questions to answer

Employee engagement is not about attitudes towards work, commitment or satisfaction. The key thing to understand is that employees need something tangible to be engaged with.

21/02/2017
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Top 20 interior prints of 2016

FESPA takes a look inside the interiors market and picks out some of the best printed work that has helped set design trends during the past 12 months.

21/02/2017
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Sugar-coating packaging's plastic problem

With eight million tonnes of plastic ending up in the sea every year, European developers have come up with new forms of packaging based on sugar cane.

17/02/2017
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20 Awesome Print Advertisements of 2016

FESPA takes a look at some of the most creative outdoor print applications from the past 12 months and analyses why innovation is so important in this sector. 

14/02/2017
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Why sustainability continues to grow within European business

With energy sustainability a top-three priority for the European Union’s Europe 2020 strategy, a series of clear-cut targets have been set out.

13/02/2017
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FESPA Asia 2017, filling a gap in the market

With less than a month to go until FESPA Asia 2017, we find out what visitors can expect from this inaugural event. 

07/02/2017
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Top 20 3D prints of 2016

With 3D print continuing to cause waves across the print market and various other industries, FESPA takes a look at some of the best examples of how this technology is being used to create a range of innovative applications.

06/02/2017
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The ultimate guide for printhead technologies

Simon Eccles finds out more about inkjet printheads and takes a look at the next generation making waves in the print industry. 

31/01/2017
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FESPA Asia 2017 preview: Stand by stand

In less than a month, FESPA Asia 2017 will open its doors to invite print service providers to discover the newest products and the latest innovations in print. What's new at this year's inaugural show?

27/01/2017
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'Trumping' the Paris agreement

There is much anticipation surrounding the new American president and the extent to which his actions match his rhetoric. 

25/01/2017
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Top 20 Printed Packaging in 2016

With many market analysts picking out printed packaging as one of the major trends for 2017, FESPA takes a look at some of the best applications in this field from the past 12 months.

24/01/2017
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Top 10 FESPA Award Winners

With the closing date for the 2017 FESPA Awards just around the corner, we look at work from past editions of the event and pick out some of the most colourful and innovative winning submissions.

23/01/2017
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FESPA Awards 2017: Meet the Judges

Ahead of the FESPA Awards 2017, we speak with the judging panel tasked with selecting the stand-out work from the thousands of entries expected this year.

17/01/2017
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Top 20 vehicle graphics applications of 2016

Vehicle graphics is widely regarded as one of the fastest growing sectors of the industry. With this in mind, FESPA takes a look at some of the best applications in this area of the market from the past 12 months. 

17/01/2017
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Looking ahead to a busy year in print

In the second of a special two-part series, we speak to major manufacturers and suppliers from the global print industry to find out what might be in store for the market next year.

16/01/2017
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What are the options for printed interiors?

The desire to customize our working and living environment is a powerful driver that spells a wide-ranging need for decorative printing in several key applications.

12/01/2017
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Print’s one-off carbon footprint

As the internet’s power usage continues to grow exponentially, a major argument for using print instead of e-media is that print has a one-off carbon footprint, writes Laurel Brunner.

10/01/2017