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On-demand inkjet labelling set to cut C02 emissions by 6.7 million tonnes a year

Moving to on-demand inkjet labelling could help European businesses become significantly more efficient and sustainable, and poitentially save millions of tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions every year, according to new research from independent consultant Smithers.

02/08/2021
Tomorrow's World

Measuring carbon reduction

Accurate carbon reporting means avoiding greenwash.

23/07/2021
Tomorrow's World

Economics, industry and biodiversity

The industry needs new goals to halt the biodiversity crisis. To start with, good energy and waste management can reduce the release of pollutants into the atmosphere.  

20/07/2021
Features

Setting out your stall with sublimation print

As an increasing amount of print service providers are using sublimation print to move into new areas, FESPA.com takes a look at some of the latest technologies that could help your business expand into profitable markets

19/07/2021
Coffee Break
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Watch how to face the challenge of carbon footprinting print products?

Graeme Richardson-Locke speaks with Dominic Harris, Managing Director at Carbon Quota, and Nathan Swinson-Bullough, Managing Director at ImageCo.

15/07/2021
Features

Sustainability explained

FESPA interviews Dominic Harris from CarbonQuota to discuss terminology such as GHG, net zero, carbon neutral, SBTi, SDG, climate change and biodiversity collapse.

08/07/2021
Coffee Break

FESPA Coffee Break: How to face the challenge of carbon footprinting print products?

In this FESPA Coffee Break, we will look at the process of calculating the C02 emissions from a wide range of printed products.

02/07/2021
Features

The Environmental Benefits of Waterless Digital Textile Print Ink Systems

Debbie McKeegan discusses the future of industrial textile printing and how digital printing benefits in reducing the environmental footprint.

28/06/2021
Podcasts

Sustainable textile materials with Mark Dodds, Fabric Technologist

The landscape of Textiles is evolving – Over the next few years we will see many innovations: new ways of growing virgin fibres, new synthetics and sustainable recycled fabrics - created using efficient recycling techniques, all of which will change the fabrics that we source and specify as designers and printers in a circular industry.

25/06/2021
Blog

Opening up packaging’s potential for printers

Short run packaging is finally viable for printing businesses providing opportunities to respond to the growing demands for customised packaging as well as supporting sustainability goals says Rob Brown, Senior Manager Business Development, Industry Print, OKI Europe Ltd

23/06/2021
Tomorrow's World

Circulytics: a catalyst for change

HP worked with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation to ensure its business practices were fit for a more sustainable future.

21/06/2021
Features

Trend Talk: COVID Learnings

In our recent FESPA Innovation & Trends (FIT) virtual event for wide format print, we brought together three printers from different countries to discuss trends in wide format and hear their thoughts on what the future holds.

21/06/2021
Features

CNC routers: the difference between cutting tables and routers and what is available?

A CNC router can come in handy for sign and display graphics as well as helping wide format printers expand into other industrial markets.

21/06/2021
Features

Where are we today? Energy Efficiency In The Wide Format Industry

Climate change continues to be an ongoing issue, many European governments are changing their laws to help lower their environmental impacts. This has resulted in an increase in electricity prices. Many printers now are looking for their equipment to be energy efficient before buying.

21/06/2021
Features

Economics, industry and biodiversity

While most media attention has been on climate change, there has been another crisis building that has an equally critical need for action: loss of biodiversity.

18/06/2021
Blog

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

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