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The Label Industry Is Looking Forward To How Digital Can Future-Proof Business

According to David Pittman, editor of Digital Labels and Packaging and writing for drupa, with the evolving of digital printing, which brings faster speeds, better quality and increased consistency, the market has embraced the opportunities the technology permits. This has been realised in pressrooms the world over through hardware installations as printers look to respond […]

2021-04-06T08:51:00+02:00Mar 29th, 2021|

Digitally Printed Surface Decoration Is A Differentiator

According to Ron Gilboa, writing for drupa, for many years a range of industries have been using a variety of printing technologies to create decorative surfaces. From screen, offset and gravure printing, all have been used to create functional and decorative surfaces. In the past decade, we have seen the rise in digital printing. Inkjet […]

2021-02-22T08:54:39+02:00Feb 10th, 2021|

Is The Convergence Of Print Markets Inevitable?

Jean Poncet, writing for drupa, says digital printing has certainly transformed the print world. For a long time, it was restricted to printed documents and photocopying, then inkjet went after the label market first, followed by the narrow width packaging market or ‘small’ format. At the same time, in the world of large and very large […]

2021-01-25T08:47:26+02:00Jan 20th, 2021|

Digital Print Is The Best Design Tool

Independent international art director Hadar Peled Vaissman, writing for drupa, says that looking at the world through a creative lens, print for her has always been a means to an end. I have always loved print as such, but I was ambivalent about it as I felt I had to compromise my creative ideas to […]

2020-08-17T08:25:47+02:00Aug 12th, 2020|

Understanding The Importance Of Workflow In Printing

According to Pat McGrew, writing for drupa, workflow should be the infrastructure that allows you to do the most work at the least cost, but over time the solutions put in place to meet a specific set of needs, job types and clients begins to wear and rub. Well-meaning team members add additional steps, circumvent […]

2020-07-13T07:57:24+02:00Jul 8th, 2020|

Inspiring Clients With Bigger And Bolder Print Solutions

Silas Amos, designer and design strategist, discusses five ways to persuade a client to be bold and innovative with their print. Much of the media I work with is packaging and my clients are typically marketing leaders and brand managers for big brands stocked in retail outlets such as supermarkets. Over the past few years […]

2020-06-15T09:20:16+02:00Jun 10th, 2020|

Individualised Print Products Offer More Customer Value

According to Knud Wassermann, editor in chief Graphische Revue, to a great extent the future of commercial and publishing printing lies in ‘individualisation’. The data driving this is online and forms the basis for print 4.0. Profound changes in the media landscape had a significant impact on print for advertising and publishing. A large slice […]

2020-05-25T08:13:43+02:00May 19th, 2020|

Sustainability And Data Management Are Driving Digital Printing Adoption

According to Alvise Cavallari, head of Nestlé’s corporate digital printing programme, as well as other related activities, the centuries-old ‘analogue’ printing industry is reinventing itself ‘digitally’ in such a short time: it has only taken about twenty years for digital printing to enter every sector of printing per se. It is fast getting real even […]

2020-05-11T08:18:17+02:00May 6th, 2020|

Now Is The Time For Packaging To Enter The Digital Arena

According to Tiziano Polito from Emballages Magazine, digital printing of labels has emerged and expanded over the past two decades. Today, every second press is equipped with electrophotographic motors or inkjet heads. This isn’t surprising because the advantages of today’s digital technologies are strong, for example, printing short runs at a viable cost is now […]

2020-03-16T10:02:05+02:00Mar 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|