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Cut to the point – what’s new in cutting technology?
Investing in quality cutting equipment is critical for print service providers seeking accuracy in their finished work. FESPA.com takes a closer look at some of the latest developments in cutting technology and investigates the benefits of investment in this kit.
Renewable energy: LED lighting and your business
In the second of a series on sustainable energy, we look at the environmental and business benefits of LED in your print business.
How to leverage wide format energy use for business efficiency
HP’s Worldwide Large Format Environmental Lead, Noëlle Peutat, on assessing energy use in Latex technology.
The art of persuasion: how to break through to branding agencies
Bryan Edmondson of SEA Design, on communicating better and getting new business with brands.
Educating the next generation – The Creatives in Residence Final Showcase
A little over six months ago four young graduates joined the “Creatives in Residence” project based at the CMYUK demonstration facility in Shrewsbury. After a difficult two years with little access to their university facilities from 2020-2021 the CIRL initiative presented a unique opportunity to explore digital manufacturing technologies and build their commercial knowledge.
New instant carbon footprint calculator launched by Tharstern and CarbonQuota
Leading MIS provider Tharstern has achieved another world first with the launch of their live carbon footprinting tool, in partnership with CarbonQuota, the packaging and print industry’s carbon measurement experts.
Top 20 Interior Print Applications of 2021
Rob Fletcher takes a peek inside and picks out some of the best interior print applications and projects from 2021…
Exploring Colour Management for the Metaverse and Omni Channel Retail to Reduce Returns
Debbie McKeegan discusses the growth of ecommerce in retail and the importance of online presence. Debbie also shares the challenges and opportunities in this sector.
Is Print on Demand Fashion a More Sustainable Model?
Laurel Brunner discusses Kornit Digital's 2020 Impact and Environmental, Social and Governance Report. The report shares how fashion brands are responsible for 20% of global waste water every year and how digital textile printing reduces water use by 95% and energy use by 94%.
Digital Print Through the Eyes of Long-term Users
Digital printing continues to evolve and grow, today the available hardware and software exceeds what was available in the past. But how do printers really feel about their purchases after a few years? Sonja Angerer shares some feedback from printers to digital print hardware and software manufacturers.
Hampshire Flag Company celebrates Team GB’s Olympic success
British flags and textiles specialist Hampshire Flag Company produced a series of special flags to celebrate the success of Team GB’s athletes at the recent 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing, China.
Kodak’s Sustainability Report
Laurel Brunner shares the findings from Kodak's sustainability report for 2020 which covers the period from 2018 - 2020. Laurel emphasizes that sustainability is as much about a company’s survival as it is about the environment.
Setting the trends in garment print
Widely regarded as a key growth market for a number of years, Rob Fletcher takes a closer look at garment printing and analyses the opportunities for expansion in this colourful and creative sector.
Printeriors at FESPA Global Print expo 2021
FESPA Printeriors took place at FESPA Global Print Expo 2021 in October at the RAI exhibition centre in Amsterdam. FESPA Printeriors featured illustrations and graphic elemnets designed by Jasper Goodhall, a highly respected photographer and illustrator.
Scrona raises $9.6m to drive 3D print development
Additive manufacturing start-up Scrona AG has closed a Series A financing round, raising $9.6m (£7.1m/€8.5m) to support its ongoing development of new 3D print technologies.
PPDS takes F1 chequered flag with Red Bull Racing deal
PPDS, the exclusive global provider of Philips digital signage, LED displays and professional TV solutions, has entered into a partnership with Formula 1’s Red Bull Racing (RBR) Team.
Lifecycle analysis: polyester vs cotton
Environmental consultant Clare Taylor of Clare Taylor Consulting on why understanding lifecycles allows you to identify where you can make a difference, using cotton and polyester as an example.
Is CMYK enough?
Most wide format printers have multiple ink channels but what’s the best combination of colours and effects? Nessan Cleary shares the best ink channels.
Automation and Customisation ─The Positive Impact of The Digital Workflow
Debbie McKeegan discusses how digital workflow will continue to grow and evolve to deliver seamless manufacturing in the textile industry.