Category Archives: Online Printing
Sometimes it seems that we live in an age where all marketing is done online. We have already forgotten that only a few years ago both small businesses and large organizations still used quite a few networking events, billboards, leaflets and brochures, to advertise their products and services. With the rise of the Internet, most organizations and businesses have switched to massive online advertising, and rightly so – online advertising has many benefits: accessibility, availability, accuracy and the ability to measure performance. However, it is very important to dedicate some efforts to offline marketing; such as flyers, business cards, branded giveaways etc.
Agfa launches the InterioJet 3300, a water-based inkjet system for printing on décor paper and laminated surfaces
Press release from the issuing company
The InterioJet 3300 is a multi-pass, water-based inkjet system for printing on décor paper used for interior decoration, such as laminate floors and furniture. It boasts brilliant and consistent print quality and enables the creation of customized interior decorations, including brand logos, pictures or seasonal themes.
The InterioJet is built on the same inkjet printing platform as Agfa’s award-winning heavy-duty Jeti Tauro LED UV printing press for sign & display printing applications. It delivers the same printing reliability – now with print heads, inks and a drying system tuned to water-based pigment inks.
Custom T-shirt design and printing is a booming business model, and a trend that will only grow in the next few years. In fact, whenever people think of starting a business, a T-shirt company is one of the first ideas that come up. With recent developments in e-commerce and worldwide shipping, it’s a rather viable business to setup, in a market expected to cross $10 Billion by 2025 at a CAGR of 6.3%. This global trend is on the rise, especially in Pacific Asia, which accounts for 30% of the global market.
Here are the exciting new trends that will dominate year 2020. If you haven’t read part 1 of this article, please click here.
IoT and AI
The Internet of Things (IoT) is where products and appliances automatically connect to other appliances or service center through the internet. Naturally, printers are connected to computers, but it’s increasingly common to see printers that connect to smartphones, enabling services such as printing-on-the-go. The IoT will enable consumers to purchase print products by interfacing with other products or even advertising pieces. Companies that offer print on demand services will experience the most growth in this respect.
It’s almost time to close the books on year 2019, and look forward to the new year ahead. The past year has taught us, that despite some gloom and doom predictions, print is not dead – in fact it’s alive more than ever. After a 1.8% industry growth in 2018, the industry has grown by 3.5% in 2019, with a total amount of $850 billion in industry revenues in the US alone. Technology innovation is pushing the print industry forward, and the coming year 2020 looks promising.
It is well known that in today’s digital world, customers expect the newest technology and solutions. This applies to all industries, and the printing industry is no exception. Moreover, there are constant innovations and developments in the print world that any print provider must know about.
The printing industry is going through many changes over the years, and becoming a successful printing service can be quite a struggle for some companies.
Some companies don’t put a lot of effort on staying in line with progress, and they are fine to stay where they are. But if you are not like that, and you want your business to expand and evolve, then you need to pace into the digital future.
The online revolution hasn’t passed the print industry, and many print services are starting to implement online printing solutions. These help not only the customers, who can get creative with their ideas, but also the print store itself, reducing time consuming client meetings and relieving the staff to do their job without interference.
The digital revolution impacts almost every industry; among them is the print industry. Nowadays, clients of all sectors and sizes, business or private, can order any kind of printing job (from wedding invitations to professional business catalogs) and receive it in a matter of days.
If you are a print shop owner you probably want to get more customers and expand your business. In order to do that, you need to look for new trends and offer your clients the most innovative service.