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You’ve probably heard the phrase Web-to-Print at some point, but might not know exactly what it means. Even if you ask several print providers, it’s likely you’ll get several different answers.
Artificial Intelligence and 3D printing are both prominent technologies that develop and grow all year round. Vast developments have been made with these technologies, and there are a number of cases where they can help or complement each other.
Printex Australia is Sydney’s leading show for print, display, sign, label and packaging professionals. The event will place on the 13th – 16th August, 2019, at the Sydney Showground.
This year’s expo will have more than 120 exhibitors showcasing their latest technologies, and various programs, masterclasses, panel sessions and workshops.
A recent launch from Mimaki revealed a new high-performance entry-level model flatbed printer, which can print on media up to 98.4 inches wide by 51.1 inches long by 1.96 inches thick, thus expanding possibilities in the printing business.
Two Finnish companies, Metsä Board and Närpes Grönsaker, conducted a recent study checking the differences between paperboard and plastic packaging.
Most packed fruit and vegetables (like cherry tomatoes, strawberries, sweet peppers and many others) are usually packed in plastic trays. However, the increasing ecological awareness is causing many suppliers to try and reduce plastic usage, and find alternatives to the traditional plastic packaging.
An interesting collaboration between Kodak and Uteco created a hybrid flexible packaging press powered by Kodak’s continuous inkjet technology. It aims to break the conception of digital package printing being assigned to short runs, and create cost effective, high speed and quality production length printing.
Future Print is a 4-day event that focuses on bringing together brands and leading launches, as well as promoting important content for visitors and exhibitors.
It gathers exhibitors of digital printing, large format printing, textile printing, screen printing, signage, software, sublimation, substrates and more. The event will be held on Jul 10-13 2019 at the Expo Center Norte, São Paulo, Brazil.
Many print providers are concerned about what will happen when the “old guard” retires and how to attract, cultivate and retain the next generation of print talents.
Rest assured, there are a few things you can do to find “new blood” for your print store, so here are some practical ideas:
A new hybrid printer is catching the attention of sign and display printers, and its’ advanced capabilities sure justify the hype. Meet the UV wide-format inkjet printer from Agfa – the Jeti Tauro H2500 LED.
There are lots of things print providers can do to gain more profits. They can increase prices and cut costs, analyze monthly financial statements and measure their businesses’ progress, and even reorganize their staff to make sure everyone knows their responsibilities.