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Jet Mira

When it comes to astonishing advances in graphics printing in recent years, Agfa leads the way with an impressive portfolio. The Belgian-German multinational company already had flat-bed presses which were the go-to replacement for existing screen printing equipment, but to add to the range of software and consumables, the new Jeti Mira, widely used to […]

We’ve been told to aim for the paperless office in business for many years now, not just to cut down on storage space, but to maintain client confidentiality in an era of hot-desking. The other major reason we’ve been told to go paperless is that it’s good for the environment and saves trees. Or is […]

Paper is better to the brain

It won’t come as a surprise to you to say that we’re overly-attached to our gadgets; 4G and widespread wi-fi connections mean that we live in an always-online world, often at the expense of real-life interactions. Even though we know it’s not good for our health, we still neglect the humble paperback in favour of […]

empty bottles of ink printer cartridges, macro, color concept

Sun Chemical, the largest printing ink producers in the world, is launching a new environmentally friendly ink for pad printing, in conjunction with Coates Screen Inks, Sun Chemical’s screen printing division in Germany. The ink, TP 400 was be launched at the K 2016 show held in Düsseldorf, Germany during the week of 19 October. […]

Varijet106

Modular capability has been a target of the manufacturing process for some time. Seeing two of the biggest names in printing working together to create a modular printing press for the modern age is, frankly, gratifying. The VariJET 106 brings the benefits of digital printing such as running multiple versions of the same carton as […]

Most People prefer print|Printing Report blog

Despite the best efforts of e-retailers, the majority of people still prefer print books over digital. Why this is this is the case is still being debated, but the numbers don’t lie and they are saying that although digital is catching up, the vast majority still prefer good old fashioned paper in their hands. In […]

3D printing has been coming on leaps and bounds in the last few years and can now do some incredible things. 3D printing mostly uses plastic and other similar materials, rather than the paper that we associate with regular 2D printing. However, this is all about to change. At Drupa 2016, Israeli company, Highcon revealed […]

New digital cutter from Graphtec

In May this year, Wrexham-based flatbed plotter and cutter supplier, Graphtec GB released a new digital die-cutter as an improvement on their original CE6000-40 model. The new sheet fed device utilises the manufacturer’s i-Mark software. Graphtec will also soon be launching a wider version of the model – the CE6000-60. The new model allows printers to feed […]

New ground is being broken in Portugal by two scientists at the New University of Lisbon. As the digital world gradually takes over paper in our day to day lives, Elvira Fortunato and Rodrigo Martins have proven that you can in fact teach an old dog new tricks by developing microchips that have replaced the […]

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