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Tech-ni-Fold identifies new markets in lockdown

UK-based creasing technology specialist Tech-ni-Fold has revealed that it was able to expand into a range of new markets during the nationwide lockdown earlier this year.

24/09/2020
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Realising the value of going green

With a rising amount of printers moving to a more environmentally friendly way of working, FESPA.com looks at some of the major benefits of going green and how these can help businesses improve.

23/09/2020
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Insitu set to shine with UK-first Durst investment

Insitu Group has spoken to FESPA.com about its hopes of taking on new work and growing its business, after becoming the first company in the UK and Ireland to invest in a Durst P5 350 all-in-one hybrid solution for flexible roll and board printing.

22/09/2020
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Textile printing technologies for next generation, Northumbria University invest in the hp stitch

As the Textile industry shifts to a digital future the technologies and software that will facilitate this seismic shift are of critical importance to the education of a new generation of design and print practitioners. Practical experience is an essential learning tool - it is the bedrock of all teaching and both inspires and generates new applications that push the boundaries of creativity.

21/09/2020
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Pret-a-porter

A desktop direct to garment printer offers a quick and easy way into the printed clothing market

16/09/2020
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Antivirus protective films in the battle against COVID-19

Germ-killing films can help fight against Sars-CoV-2, which can provide new business opportunities for digital printers.

15/09/2020
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New Mimaki Europe MD sets out Covid-19 recovery plan

Takahiro Hiraki, the new managing director of Mimaki Europe, has announced details of a new strategy, focusing on how the inkjet printer and cutting systems manufacturer will help its customers recover from the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis.

11/09/2020
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The importance of textiles in the reinvention of the print industry

Textiles have a huge part to play in the reinvention of the print industry. What we print onto is equally important to the technology that facilitates the decorative surface printed product.

10/09/2020
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Screenworks sees business pivot during Covid-19 lockdown

Garment embroidery, screen, digital and direct to print service provider, Screenworks, has spoken to FESPA.com about how it was able to undertake a “huge business pivot” during the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) lockdown, introducing a profitable and more environmentally friendly new product.

02/09/2020
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DIS Group welcomes new work after Covid-19 lockdown

Diversified print service provider DIS Group has revealed that it has been able to expand into a number of new markets following the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) lockdown in the UK.

25/08/2020
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3D print: analysing the opportunities for printers

3D print is one of the most talked about print technologies in recent years, but questions remain about the value it offers to traditional print firms. Rob Fletcher takes a closer look at the opportunities available to printers.

20/08/2020
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Design and production for sustainable Interiors – Sanderson launch the National Trust Collection

Behind every printed metre of fabric there are numerous industry professionals, each of whom apply their skills to manufacture the beautiful textiles that dress our residential and contract interiors. The diversity of skills required within the textile production sector cannot be underestimated.

18/08/2020
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How do you leverage software for efficient on demand manufacturing?

As the demand for customized, personalized products continues to accelerate across all sectors of the apparel marketplace, the requirement for an efficient print workflow places an onerous burden on manual order processing and file preparation within the traditional product workflow.

17/08/2020
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Koenig & Bauer Durst to begin beta testing for VariJET 106

Koenig & Bauer Durst is to commence beta testing of its new VariJET 106 this autumn, with plans to make the single-pass digital printing press commercially available from the middle of next year.

14/08/2020
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Graphic arts: how will COVID-19 affect the industry’s future?

John Morent, owner of POP Solutions, foresees the death of deregulated capitalism and the hyper-consumerism it encourages, and asks how FESPA members can work together to forge a brave new world.

11/08/2020
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How Covid-19 will accelerate the digitization of the supply chain

In recent months the impact of the global health crisis has caused serious disruption and financial hardship across the apparel industry. But it has also presented an opportunity to evaluate the current workflow and rationalize.

28/07/2020
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The Sustainable Development Goals and Climate Change

Clare Taylor discusses how climate change is affecting business worldwide and the need for them to embrace the UN Sustainable Development Goal 13 that encourages businesses to take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts.

23/07/2020
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Recycling advances

Laurel Brunner discusses the importance of sustainable printing and the neeed for printers to choose their substrates meticulously in order to lower their impact on the environment.

17/07/2020
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The evolution of Digital Textile Printing alongside sustainable ink technology

Debbie McKeegan discusses how digital technologies are energy efficient and how production results in very little water usage. Digital textile printing offers a sustainable alternative to traditional rotary print routes.

15/07/2020
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Konica Minolta expects Covid-19 to “reshape” workplace

Printing technology giant Konica Minolta has opened up to FESPA.com about the impact of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic on its business, saying that the changes it has made to operations will form part of its DNA moving forward.

14/07/2020

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