Trends and Innovation

04-02

Until recently, most printers have regarded green energy – the electricity generated from a subset of renewable resources, including wind, solar, biomass, biogas and low-impact hydropower – as a matter of social responsability or something that ressonates with customers. This type of energy, however, can be much more than that as shown by Watermill Press, […]

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Hong Kong convenience stores and the addiction to paper point cards. If convenience stores are part of today’s life in many parts of the world, they are almost indispensable in Hong Kong. Due to the lack of space, most locals store very little food or other household consumables at home relying instead in these stores for most […]

If you happened to visit the Komori booth at the latest IGAS printing show in Tokyo you could be drawn to the conclusion that the company is still very much an offset press manufacturer. Its central attraction were two impressive Lithrone sheetfed presses, an eight colour GX40RP and a six colour G40 together with an […]

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For most of the 20th century, the city of Oporto had a vibrant printing sector and some of its finishing houses were regarded among the best in southern Europe for engravings, hand made stitching and other semi-manual jobs related to hardcover books. Since then a lot has changed in the printing and book publishing area […]

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Ten years after its launch, Xerox is coming out with a new version, the fifth, of its flagship iGen high volume digital colour printing system. Even though its architecture is pretty much unchanged compared to the iGen 4 series, Xerox claims it offers productivity gains of up to 25%, thanks to savings in job set up, […]

Print and email address

“Costumer” looking at a computer screen? Even though there are more and more printers implementing web to print software solutions of all kinds and trades, it seems that, at least form the customers’ perspective, the most important piece of software in web to print is the printers’ email address. That seems to be the conclusion […]

THE MYTHS OF THE PAPERLESS OFFICE

Our love hate affair with paper is still there. Published back in 2002, the book “The myths of the paperless office” by Abigail Sellen, and Richard Harper, was quite a shock when it came out. At the time both were researchers at the Xerox’s Cambridge EuroParc and set out to research why the then so […]

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