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Consolidation Is Not All Bad For The Graphics Industry

According to Laurel Brunner, writing for the Verdigris Project, technological advances in the last few decades have been nothing short of astonishing, and there is also far less waste and far less energy required to produce print. Page layout, line art, typography, photo retouching and imaging – all of it has been subsumed into generic […]

2020-02-17T09:30:52+02:00Feb 11th, 2020|

The Future Of Printing Is Set For Digital And For Inkjet

According to Régis Thienard, an inkjet specialist owning various inkjet patents and one of the JETVarnish inventors, 2020 will be another inkjet drupa. The success of inkjet derives from, and is embedded in, the very nature of the technology, which can be looked at across its key elements. Contactless printing Today, digital printing eliminates most […]

2020-02-10T09:03:21+02:00Feb 4th, 2020|

Digital Printing Creates Effective Packaging That Is Key To Business Success

David Lee from Focus Label Machinery says more packaging printing businesses are now turning to digital printing, with greater consumer approval and loyalty, more flexible business models and easier compliance to changing legislation. With 90% of businesses in research identifying effective packaging as a key factor in their success, it’s certain that digital printing will […]

2020-02-10T09:03:31+02:00Feb 4th, 2020|

Online Printing Continues To Thrive

According to print engineer and publisher Lorenzo Villa, to find your own success-recipe and to ensure space for growth in the medium to long term, it’s first of all appropriate to analyse the market, the best practices and the moves of the most relevant operators. If the internet has democratised access to information and social […]

2020-02-03T09:31:34+02:00Jan 30th, 2020|

Five Questions To Ask Your Creasing Machine Supplier

According to Graham Harris from CreaseStream, paper manufacturing has changed dramatically over the last two years as lower fibre content and recyclable elements, combined with a multitude of ink applications, leads to more printed items cracking than ever before. The rules of creasing are not what they used to be, and there has never been a more […]

2020-02-03T09:31:47+02:00Jan 29th, 2020|

Edible Inks Provide Multiple Opportunities

According to Sensient Imaging Technologies, digital inkjet technology will continue to grow and develop for food applications – and we’ll increasingly see its use reaching beyond corporate and promotional events, to everyday use for both large and small brands. There are multiple opportunities out there for manufacturers. Whether used to refer to ink printed onto […]

2020-02-03T09:32:04+02:00Jan 27th, 2020|

Newspapers Grappling With Shift From Printed Copy Sales To Digital Delivery

Laurel Brunner from the Verdigris Project discusses how newspapers are adapting to a world where digital publishing is gaining momentum, while considering the environmental effects. Newspapers are struggling still as they wrestle with new business models that shift from printed copy sales to digital delivery. The environmental impact of digital media is largely unquantified, but […]

2020-01-27T08:48:38+02:00Jan 20th, 2020|

A Competitive Advantage Goes To Leaders That Get It Right

John Tschohl of the Service Quality Institute discusses leadership using four people who went through personal and financial difficulties but kept on looking forward to accomplishing their goals and making a difference. Their financial status is in the billions for each of them but, their goal was to ‘make a difference’ in people’s lives. Oracle […]

2020-01-20T09:30:55+02:00Jan 13th, 2020|

The Next Step In Cutting Processing Steps From Print Production Lines

According to Laurel Brunner from the Verdigris Project, the main developers of process free plates are Agfa, Kodak and Fujifilm, which has recently announced a new addition to the options available on the market. New developments in this area are relatively few and far between, and Fujifilm has high hopes for the Superia ZE process […]

2020-01-20T09:31:05+02:00Jan 9th, 2020|

Dealing With A New Data Landscape

According to Laurel Brunner from the Verdigris Project, a paradigm shift is happening in that print and publishing, and its relationship to data, is changing. We have always been strong supporters of the printing industry and its sustainability. We have encouraged the use of print as a sustainable communications medium because it is mostly based […]

2019-12-12T18:36:26+02:00Dec 11th, 2019|