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How to prevent machine breakdowns to improve productivity
Nessan Cleary discusses the importance of understanding how components are wearing and how this can prevent machine breakdowns to improve and increase productivity.
Exploring the development of CAD/CAM and the Future of Fashion Production with Tukatech
The Fashion industry is in flux, but for the manufacturing community, production technology and CAD/CAM has been front of mind for many years. Driving the digitization of design and sewn manufacturing for over 40 years, is Ram Sareen, chairman and founder of Tukatech, based in LA.
Promotional products: new opportunities for printers
Advertising bans and declining retail sales are currently a main cause of problems for many printers. Promotional gifts offer printers new opportunities and new markets. Promotional products typically works with existing printing technology which makes it an attractive market to investigate.
Choosing an MIS
Nessan Cleary discusses how Management Information System software has become an essentially component in running a modern printshop but the implementation will determine its success.
Xeikon is doing more with less
Xeikon has recently introduced a new program for its digital press customers, to help them improve production efficiencies. This is a hands on effort that users of Xeikon digital presses can implement in order to cut production time, ink and toner consumption, materials waste and energy usage. Laurel Brunner discusses this new program in detail.
Restart your engines: Adobe’s new Print Engine version 6
We speak to Mark Lewiecki, Product Manager for Adobe’s PDF Print Engine, about how the newly released version 6 will help to make wide format printing more reliable.
New and exciting products from FESPA Global Print Expo 2022
FESPA Global Print Expo 2022 in Berlin that took place from 31st May – 3rd June. The exhibition showcased a number of impressive new products to boost digital printing productivity.
How to be a more efficient and productive printer with automation software
We spoke to Certified Enfocus Partner XChange UK about the best applications of PitStop Pro in wide format printing.
Interview with Brother at FESPA Global Print Expo 2022
We speak to Folker Stachetzi, Marketing Manager and Tim Rahlert, Product Manager (Industrial Printing) at Brother during FESPA Global Print Expo 2022 at Messe Berlin.
A New Lease on Graphic Design
Sonja Angerer discusses alternative design tools in graphic design to help printers explore new lines of business and discover new business opportunities.
Process Control: Beyond RIP Software
Most large format RIPs are fully featured digital front ends capable of managing jobs through their printer queues, but larger printshops may need a little more help. Nessan Cleary advises on large format printers should consider a workflow that centralises tasks before the job reaches the RIP.
Vibrant FESPA Global Print Expo 2022 affirms business bounce-back
FESPA Global Print Expo 2022 brought the speciality print community together for four motivational days in Berlin (31st May to 3rd June 2022), in an atmosphere of overwhelming positivity that affirmed the industry’s readiness to bounce back from the challenges of the last two years.
Tharstern integrates automated carbon footprinting into MIS
Carbon emissions and offsetting costs are automatically generated with every order or quote.
Corel’s top 5 tips to enhance t-shirt designs
Corel, a specialist provider of professional graphic design software, offers five simple tips printers can use to design creative, beautiful and polished t-shirts that are sure to satisfy every client.
Transform vehicles into a moving billboard with Corel
Corel, a specialist provider of professional graphic design software, has devised a four-step plan for printers and sign-makers to follow to ensure quality results and help your business race
Creativity meets productivity with CorelDRAW Graphics Suite
Corel, a specialist provider of professional design software tools, has revealed a series of new updates to its CorelDRAW Graphics Suite, with the aim of making it easier for designers to deliver high-quality results.
3D-Printing: Software Matters
3D printing hardware has become much more reliable and affordable, this has turned the attention to 3D printing software to enable a more effective workflow. Sonja Angerer shares the latest product offerings.
Choosing the right RIP
Choosing the right RIP can be a difficult yet an important decision for any printer. Sonja Angerer discusses how to find the right product for your print shop.
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.