Trends and Innovation

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Non-profit organisation Two Sides is committed to an anti-greenwashing campaign. It argues that going paperless is not necessarily greener. Two Sides is a global initiative run by companies from the Graphic Communications Industry. It began an anti-greenwashing campaign in 2012. Since then, more than 170 companies, including many of the Fortune 100, have removed misleading […]

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The seemingly inexorable shift to digital is not a universal trend. Some magazines are seeing a rise in their print sales and others are making a conscious shift to print form. We take a look at the visionaries bucking the trend… The Pew Research Center report into the State of News Media 2016 showed that […]

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For far too long, we’ve been talking about ‘Print media versus digital media’ like they were North and South, Up and Down, Left and right – 2 poles, and ‘never the twain shall meet’. The thing is, it never really had to be like that. In fact, for many advertisers, it already isn’t. ‘Immersive experiences’ […]

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The FESPA Awards are coming to Hamburg, Germany this year on the 10th of May. Many of you who are big fans of or active participants in the print and graphic arts industry already know this, of course, but for those of you who have missed out on this wonderful event so far we’ve put […]

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Despite a few voices to the contrary, we know what the price of modern society’s dependence on carbon-producing power and technology is. The climate has already started to change, and that change could soon spiral out of control. We’re past the point that reducing or even eliminating CO2 production can help. We have to find […]

Why the Print Catalog Is Back in Style

With even small retailers having an online presence and shopfront these days, it might seem like an unusual decision for a major retailer to revive print catalogues as part of their marketing strategy. However, that’s just what J C Penney have recently announced. Reason n.º 1 – Engage Customers Traditional retailers have never stepped away […]

More (...) smart era

Within the next few years, a staggering 25billion plus devices will be connected to the internet. The printing industry is something of an innovator here, having been benefitting from connecting devices to networks since the very early days of the technology being available. Within the next few years, a staggering 25 billion plus devices will be […]

Ever since Mac and Dick McDonald opened the McDonalds Bar-B-Q in San Bernadino, California in 1940 – the branding we recognise today came later, in 1955 – the brand has been known for providing a fun and relaxed place to eat for all customers of all ages. With a particular emphasis on the very young, […]

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The Graphium hybrid digital inkjet label press has undergone some changes recently in order to make it more flexible and adaptable to each client’s needs. The device comes from UK-based company, FFEI who are specialists in digital imaging, and it is designed for packaging, labels and speciality print. The new features that have been added […]

pre-printing

There are certain things that can be done in order to get the very best results in the offset printing stage. These allow for increased productivity, not to mention an increase of quality of the final product. Key Factors To Keep In Mind Feeding the paper into the machine The pallet should be unpacked in […]

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