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Jos Notermans: SPG Prints

SPG PRINTS has a long history in textile printing, founded in 1947 and originally known as Stork Prints the company first entered the textile market in 1953 with a flat-bed textile printing machine. In 1963 SPG Prints launched the ground breaking RD-1, together with the world’s first seamless circular screen.

21/12/2020
Features

OEM vs. Third-Party – which wide-format ink is right for you?

Diving into a debate that has raged on for many years, FESPA.com takes a look at the key differences between original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and third-party wide-format inks.

21/12/2020
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
Tomorrow's World

PrintFactory: making the jump to automation

Automated workflows bring major cost savings and production efficiency gains, so why are so few printers making the transition?

16/12/2020
Business Advice

Be more colour critical with pressSIGN

How Bodoni’s colour management system can help printers produce accurate and high-quality results.

16/12/2020
How to Guides

How to use WallArt to unleash customer creativity

Carlos Guerrero, Web Product Manager at HP Large Format Printing, on integrating HP Application Center design tools into printers’ websites for bespoke interior design.

15/12/2020
Business Advice

Playing the textile transfer market

Sakurai’s Claudio Moffa tells us how the company is bringing conventional textile transfer technology into the digital and sustainable age.

14/12/2020
Coffee Break
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FESPA Coffee Break: Process Control–How PressSign 10 scores your print quality!

In this Coffee Break Graeme Richardson-Locke FESPA’s Technical Support Manager is joined by Paul Sherfield of the Missing Horse consultancy and Fred Thornton, Technical Sales consultant, Bodoni Systems, an AGFA company.

14/12/2020
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
Blog

FESPA Coffee Break: the benefits of software automation and what new skills are required

In this FESPA Coffee Break, we brought together two people with vast knowledge and experience of PDF workflows to expand on their knowledge of prepress and how it is best executed to maximise productivity.

14/12/2020
Blog

FESPA Coffee Break: setting up more effective colour workflows

In this FESPA Coffee Break, we brought together two colour management workflow experts to explore ways in which workflow efficiency can boost profits.

11/12/2020
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
Features

Designing for the South African Market and leveraging Digital Print Technologies

As the digital textile marketplace expands worldwide it strategically fills the gaps where analogue industrial production was once the key player. The high-volume rotary production of the past has been replaced in some instances by hybrid supply or has ceased entirely to exist in its previous volume meterage. Digital textile technology now enables customised production at any volume.

07/12/2020
Features

Luxury wine demand leads to investment for Jacquelin Frères,

Jacquelin Frères, one of the largest printers of wine labels in France, has revealed that a sharp increase in demand for luxury wine products has led it to strengthen its print operations by investing in new digital printing technology.

04/12/2020
Features

3D print start-up partners interior design studio

3D print start-up Satori has announced details of a new partnership with interior design studio Madhi Naim Design Lab, with the aim of capitalising on 3D printing technology and developing new products for use in environments around the world.

02/12/2020
Blog

Large-format lessons from 2020 and forecasting the future

Yucel Salih, Large Format Specialist, Ricoh UK, considers the lessons of 2020 and makes predictions for 2021 in the sign and display industry and beyond.

01/12/2020
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
Tomorrow's World

Making a good match

Giacomo Gobbo of Grafcoast explains how the Grafco Color Reader system delivers easy, intuitive and inexpensive colour management.

24/11/2020

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