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Bringing colour back: the need for ‘green’

The theme of this year’s FESPA Global Print Expo is ‘Bringing Colour Back’. After almost 18 months feeling the commercial effects of the pandemic and stuck behind the screen, we aim to bring back colour, energy and positivity, and enable the speciality print community to come together face-to-face.

17/06/2021
Features

Branch Technology makes history with 3D-printed building project

The Tennessee-based construction-tech company Branch Technology applied its experience in architectural facades and 3D-printing robots to complete the first freeform 3D-printed composite project in the world.

17/06/2021
Coffee Break
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WATCH how to get started with Circular Thinking!

In this FESPA Coffee Break, we discuss how to get started with circular thinking to preserve resources and extend the useful life of our materials.

15/06/2021
Podcasts

Phil McMullin of Epson UK discusses market trends and technologies

The textile industry is in flux – as it shifts to meet market demands it must adjust and retool its manufacturing processes. Epson technologies have been at the forefront of the digitisation of the print industry for many years.

08/06/2021
Coffee Break

FESPA Coffee Break: Circular thinking, how to prepare for a REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE business model

In this FESPA Coffee Break, we’ll focus our discussion on how to get started with circular thinking to preserve resources and extend the useful life of our materials.

03/06/2021
Features

Digital printing market forecast to reach $35.7bn by 2028

The global digital print market is expected to reach a value of $35.7bn (£25.2bn/€29.2bn) by 2028, driven by an increase in demand for sustainable and cost-efficient printing methods.

26/05/2021
Podcasts

Digital Textile and Carpet innovations with Tony Naschberger and Andreas Rass of Zimmer

In this podcast we discuss digital technology, the evolving market, the importance of sustainable sourcing and production machinery and much more with - Tony Naschberger, CEO and Andreas Rass – Commercial Director.

24/05/2021
Business Advice

B Corps and ‘green swans’

B Corporations want to use profits and growth to help people and planet, and printers can get on board too.

21/05/2021
Features

Let’s Go Green: 3 Ways for printers to lower their Carbon Footprint

With the economy slowly restarting again, many printers are discovering that their customers are now enforcing their environmental policies on their suppliers. On a limited budget, what can printers do to minimize their carbon footprint? Sonja Angerer shares 3 suggestions.

21/05/2021
Product Launches

Kornit’s Atlas MAX triumphs market challenges and takes on-demand production to new heights

Kornit Digital has announced the release of its new MAX technology, establishing a new standard for on-demand fashion and apparel production.

20/05/2021
Features

Dye-Sublimation for Décor Textile Printing: Five Key Drivers for Growth

Debbie McKeegan discusses how dye-sublimation has dominated the digital textile printing industry and share 5 key drivers for growth.

20/05/2021
Features

UV print innovations drive new market growth and creative applications for the décor industry

Interior decoration is a sector that as yet, has been relatively untapped by the wide format print market – until now. As a sector, Décor offers the industry an extensive marketplace that is prime for disruption. UV technologies can unlock previously impossible surface effects and infinite creative applications. As the technology becomes ever more efficient, its green credentials also offer a sustainable printing process for personalised or industrial printed décor production.

12/05/2021
Features

Avery Dennison aims for net-zero carbon emissions by 2050

Materials supplier Avery Dennison has set out a strategy to be net-zero on greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, as part of its ongoing commitment to becoming a more environmentally friendly business.

10/05/2021
Features

Sustainability in Textiles: Why Digital Textile Printing offers a Green Future over Rotary

Why does digital textile printing lead the way in sustainable manufacturing when compared against traditional rotary screen printing?

28/04/2021
Features

Climate change and COP 26

This is a big year for tackling climate change, and COP26, or the 26th Conference of the Parties, is a major international event planned to drive action forward. It’s a summit under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) taking place in Glasgow in November, having been moved from 2020 as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. This year the UK is president.

22/04/2021
Blog

Textiles and the Circular Economy

Laurel Brunner discusses the sustainability of digital textile printing and the serious implications that occur after production.

21/04/2021
Features

Print Solutions for the Digital Décor Market – EFI at the FESPA Global Summit

Debbie McKeegan discusses the current print solutions available for the digital decor market. She shares EFI's panel discussion on digital decor from the FESPA Global Summit 2021.

20/04/2021
Features

Online Sales are Booming: Success for On-Demand Digital Textile Printers in the Pandemic

Debbie McKeegan discusses how 2020 provided digital textile printers with unique opportunities and success for on-demand digital textile printing businesses.

14/04/2021
Features

Ford and HP partner on world-first 3D print initiative

Automotive manufacturing giant giant Ford has joined forces with HP on a new initiative that will see waste materials from 3D printing used to create car parts.

12/04/2021

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