Northfleet based WE Roberts (WER) Group is a leading packaging solutions provider, establishing its business with skilled staff and investment in the latest technology. This technology now includes a new DYSS X5-1630T digital cutter from AG/CAD. The relationship with AG/CAD dates back to 1998 with investment in a Kasemake KM602A cutting ...Read More »
MacQuip will exhibit its latest innovations in screen printing equipment and more at FESPA Africa 2018 and Sign Africa in Johannesburg.
MacQuip’s latest innovations will include: -Sulfet Automatic T-Shirt Printer (10 colour) which is well-known for customer satisfaction and productivity. -Sulfet Label Machine (4 colour). -Tunnel drier for T-shirt on paper and board. The drier features digital read out temperature control, variable speed belt drive, heat resistant belt, height adjustable elements, ...Read More »
Screen printing is moving into another phase of growth similar to its take up in small and large format graphics, printing textiles and optical discs in 20th century.
Everybody knows about silk screen printing. It is old fashioned, dirty, smelly, unreliable, a craft, and it takes twenty years to become an ink covered expert. It’s really only used for printing tee shirts and simple posters. This statement is as silly as those who say digital printing will take ...Read More »
Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at how one ink manufacturer creates a Pantone color formula. The following article provides insight into how International Coatings uses its color-matching systems to match Pantone colors. This is only a snapshot of the process; it is not an endorsement of any system or mechanism used ...Read More »
Graeme Richardson-Locke shares his experience visiting various London-based screen and digital printers with new FESPA staff to learn more about the print industry. When new team members join FESPA, they are not always as lucky as myself to have spent their careers in the print industry. The solution was to ...Read More »
Digital printing has been gaining ground in the corrugated industry for some time and is now making significant inroads, especially in display packaging and retail ready applications. Brown boxes with plain black text are the norm in transit packaging but highly colourful, digital printed packs are gaining more and more ...Read More »
Different screen-printing inks come with different challenges. Whether you’re working with plastisol, discharge, water-based, or a special effect variety, there are some things to consider and take note of to ensure you’re next run is looking its best. PLASTISOL Dealing with the “bulletproof print” can be difficult, but it’s not ...Read More »
U.K.-based MagnaColours has launched its newest special-effects product, MagnaPrint Emboss ink. A ready-to-use water-based ink, the newest product from the MagnaPrint range is a first for the industry and allows screen printers to create stunning and permanent embossed effects on polyester fabrics, according to the company. “We wanted to simulate the heat-set ...Read More »
MIPS Technologies will showcase its range of Mutoh innovations at FESPA Africa 2018 and Sign Africa between 12th – 14th September in Johannesburg. The new Mutoh innovations will include: The Mutoh ValueJet 1324X solvent print sign and display printer. It is easy to install, operate and maintain. The printer uses ...Read More »
FESPA Africa 2018 returns for the fourth year at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg from the 12th – 14th September 2018. Visitors will be able to attend one of the free educational and inspirational features.
Speed Wrap Challenge The Speed Wrap Challenge is a national and live vehicle wrapping competition. The competition is sponsored by platinum sponsor Roland, vinyl sponsors Grafiwrap (distributed by Maizey Plastics) and exhibition sponsors FESPA Africa and Sign Africa. The Speed Wrap Challenge will occur across all 3 days of the ...Read More »