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Podcasts

Chris Govier of Kornit Digital on Digital Disruption, Market Trends and the Future of Printed Textil

In this podcast we take a deep dive into digital disruption with Chris Govier, the President of EMEA KDEU at Kornit Digital. Chris explains more on the new UK entity for Kornit formed last year.

01/03/2021
Features

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
Features

UN SDGs and social and employment issues

Clare Taylor discusses the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals regarding social and employment issues. Clare looks at Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth and Goal 5: Gender equality, both are prevalent during COVID-19.

19/02/2021
Coffee Break
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FESPA Coffee Break: Why Nordwerk partnered with Re-Board to build paper-based furniture?

In this Coffee Break, Graeme Richardson-Locke FESPA’s Technical Support Manager is taking on another sustainability topic. He is joined by Maximilian Hansen the CEO of Nordwerk Design and Einar Ek, the Director of Business Development at Re-Board to uncover how two passionate and skilled companies are making amazing creations with Re-Board.

17/02/2021
Features

Digital Printers adapt to the New Normal

Due to the ongoing pandemic the print industry has not been able to showcase their innovations at trade shows and exhibitions. The latest digital printing innovations from EFI, HP, Mimaki and Mutoh are fine-tuned for the current situation.

16/02/2021
Press Releases

FESPA hosts first virtual summit, with focus on motivation and strategies for sustainable growth

FESPA hosted its first virtual Global Summit on 20 – 21 January 2021, welcoming over 165 delegates from 36 countries. The Global Summit, an exclusive event funded by FESPA’s Profit for Purpose programme, invited some of the world’s leading printers to connect, learn and debate about the future of the speciality print industry.

11/02/2021
Podcasts

Lenzing Fibres, the future of sustainable fibres

In this podcast we discuss Lenzing’s fibre innovations, the future development of fibres as a whole, alongside circularity and collaboration.

08/02/2021
Features

Analysing the latest developments in inkjet print

While some businesses may have been forced to stand still in 2020, work in the inkjet print sector continued on exciting new developments. Rob Fletcher takes a look at what is new in this sector.

03/02/2021
Features

Print agency makes major sustainable pledge for carbon balancing

London-based print production agency COUSIN has revealed plans to Carbon Balance its entire paper consumption in 2021, in a move that is set to protect over 600 acres of threatened habitat.

25/01/2021
Business Advice

A sustainable shopping list

Nathan Swinson Bullough, co-owner and Managing Director of  UK based Imageco, on the firm’s sustainability journey.

20/01/2021
Coffee Break
61:28

FESPA Coffee Break: Coveme and Epta inks offer sustainable solutions

In this Coffee Break, Graeme Richardson-Locke FESPA’s Technical Support Manager is joined by Stefano Fabozzi, Product Manager at Coveme, and Daniele Uboldi, R&D, and Product Manager Textile at EPTA Inks.

20/01/2021
Features

How will digital and rotary technologies be utilised in this new decade?

As we advance into a new decade, the growth of the Textile sector shows no sign of abating. In fact, as the world’s population continues to swell the growth of printed textile production and the availability of printed products is set for accelerated growth in-line with increasing demand.

11/01/2021
Features

On the road to greater sustainability for print substrates

Sonja Angerer discusses that many digitally printed products are difficutlt to recycle however, manufacturers of substrates are currently working to create suitable solutions.

24/12/2020
Features

The UN SDGs and chemicals, air and water

Air that’s safe to breathe and clean water might seem like a fundamental right, something we shouldn’t have to be worrying about in the modern world, and the related UN Sustainable Development Goals perhaps could appear irrelevant to business owners reading this. Sadly, this is not so.

18/12/2020
Blog

Together through tough times: there’s power in community

FESPA’s CEO, Neil Felton discusses the impact COVID-19 has had on FESPA’s community, how it has coped, the importance of adapting and embracing the change and moving forwards.

17/12/2020
Podcasts

The Conscious Fashion Campaign with Kerry Bannigan

The Conscious Fashion Campaign, in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Partnerships, co-creates high-visibility global fashion event partnerships to advance the Decade of Action to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.

14/12/2020
Press Releases

FESPA postpones 2021 Global Print Expo in Amsterdam to October 2021

FESPA has postponed its 2021 Global Print Expo and the co-located European Sign Expo from March until October 2021, while remaining at the same venue, the RAI exhibition centre in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

08/12/2020
Blog

Consumer pressure for packaging recyclability works

Packaging printers are under constant pressure to improve their environmental footprints. But it’s generally the brands who get it in the neck from consumer groups pressuring for change. That is likely to be the case for a while, although it isn’t necessarily a safe assumption to think printing companies are immune.

26/11/2020
Podcasts

Talking colour management for Digital Textile printing with Simon Landau of PrintFactory

Colour management and a digitised print workflow are the bedrock of sustainable production, and yet both are so often underused, ignored completely or misunderstood. In this podcast we discuss colour management, print process and best practice for the Textile Industry as it switches to a digital future with Simon Landau of PrintFactory, a specialist print software solution company.

25/11/2020
People in Print

Slowing down fast fashion

As the founder and CEO of London-based not-for-profit garment manufacturer, Fashion Enter, Jenny Holloway wanted to do things differently. Now, with COVID and Brexit reshaping the commercial landscape, her ideas have never been more relevant.

24/11/2020

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