Category Archives: Print Industry
Neenah just announced its recent development – 100% cotton paper expertly manufactured by the same mill that has been crafting pure cotton papers since the late 1870’s.
The cotton paper is crafted by skilled machine tenders in Wisconsin, from the finest cotton fibers, and is naturally sustainable, made from cotton linters.
In the print business, printers often encounter challenges. One of them is printing on special material other than traditional paper. Take silicone for example -Regular inks are not able to cure on it, and they will easily rub off the product.
SGP, the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership, announced their upcoming community day – “Where Sustainability Meets Print”. SGP is considered to be one of the leading authorities in sustainable printing certifications for print manufacturers.
When it comes to packaging, color is the most efficient way to communicate with costumers and to give them a sort of preview of the product. It is said that people perceive colors much faster than text or shapes, so they find and choose products primarily by colors.
During this year’s events, Fespa collected data from more than 1,400 respondents that answered this detailed survey. The respondents were surveyed from more than 100 countries, representing a 59% broader geographical reach than the 2015 research.
The recent Earth Day was a good reminder that we should adopt a few green printing habits, and start practicing environmentally friendly techniques. As a print service, there are lots of practices you can use to contribute to a sustainable environment and keep our planet greener and cleaner.
The FESPA 2018 Global Print Expo will take place over four days, from 15 to 18 May 2018 in Berlin, Germany. This year, the main motto is ‘Where Print Takes Off’, which signifies FESPA’s role as the international platform for new technology, ideas, and applications across the digital wide format, screen printing, and textile printing markets.
Print providers are starting to discover new opportunities in sustainable sourcing and printing that can benefit everyone – printers, customers, and the environment.
In the last years, people are becoming more and more concerned about their impact on the environment. This is where the PrintReleaf program steps in, offering a new sustainable paper certification.
The 11th annual PRINT UV conference is just one month ahead, set for February 26 to 28, 2018, at the Encore by Wynn Las Vegas Resort.
The 3 days event will be packed with networking, education, and collaboration on all topics related to UV printing, from equipment and processes to consumables and capabilities.
It’s a competitive world we live in, and brands and packaging designers are always on the lookout for ways to differentiate their products. This includes color but also goes beyond to include embellishment options such as foils, special varnishes, soft touch finishes and more.