Monday 30th of March 2020 05:40:29 AM

Print marketing and GDPR: All you need to know

Only a couple of days to go……From the 25th May 2018, the laws around data and how it can be used is changing. The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), will set out how companies are obliged to review how the process, store and use personal data. Under the new regulations, companies will have to ensure that any digital communication they send ...

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The Art and Science of Thermoforming

Thermoformers have long been able to print designs and mold them. But screen printing demands skill, is time consuming and therefore costly. Additionally, it’s not possible to obtain near-photographic images. UV-curing screen inks are easier to handle and less harmful to the environment than solvent-based screen inks. Consequently, much graphic printing has moved to UV-curing inkjet inks. These dry instantly, producing ...

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Essential Environmental Certification For Digital Textiles

Sustainability is the hot topic of the year and rightly so, and yet how do Digital Printers find out about how to responsibly source environmentally accredited Fabrics and Inks? As always in accreditation there is a division between Certification and Regulation: Regulation are the rules that must be adhered to and Certification is the process by which a Fabric, Chemical ...

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FUJIFILM DIMATIX Showcasing Inkjet Technologies at LOPEC 2019

FUJIFILM Dimatix, Inc. will demonstrate its piezoelectric inkjet technology and its high-performance MEMS-based drop-on-demand printheads at LOPEC. Within booth numbers 402 and 404, in Hall B0, FUJIFILM Dimatix will showcase the Dimatix Materials Printer DMP-2850, a cost-effective, easy-to-use precision materials deposition system, for R&D and prototyping along with the Samba Mini 4300 Printbar System, an industrial inkjet print bar system for application development and manufacturing production. ...

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Getting “Primed” for Success with the ROQ Now

In our ever evolving on-demand society it’s no surprise that consumers have expectations for instant availability. Blame it on the drive-through, blame it on being “Primed”, but we can’t ignore the fact that instant fulfillment is a necessity in order to capitalize on this “Primed” market’s demand as quickly as possible. Traditional garment decorators have had to offer printing services ...

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EFI Vutek H5 Hybrid LED Printer Launched In Las Vegas

The 20th annual Electronics For Imaging users conference – EFI Connect held in Las Vegas on 21-24 January 2019, also witnessed the launch of EFI Vutek h5 Hybrid LED Printer. It is the EFI’s newest high-speed, premium-quality hybrid flatbed/roll-to-roll superwide-format printer. The high-volume EFI VUTEk h5 hybrid LED printer is part of the VUTEk h series of devices that global ...

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Mind’s Eye Graphics to Host SAATI PROScreen Screenmaking Workshop

Mind’s Eye Graphics Inc., Decatur. Ind., has partnered with SAATI Americas, Fountain Inn, S.C., for the PROScreen Professional Screenmaking Workshop, to be held Mar 7-9 at the Mind’s Eye facilities. The two-day workshop will include all aspects of screen making, starting with frame and mesh selection; rapid mesh tensioning; mesh prep; emulsion choice and coating techniques; and exposure calculation and ...

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Inkjet innovation to push global printer equipment sales to $19.92 billion in 2023

The latest research from Smithers Pira has investigates what the future holds for digital and analogue print equipment market over the next five years. In 2018, the global market for new print equipment sales had a value of $19.77 billion. This market  grew (at constant prices) from $19.91 billion in 2013 to $20.10 billion in 2017 before falling back to ...

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Screen Printing to Survive in Niche Applications

Although under attack from new and innovative digital printing technologies, screen printing still maintains a competitive advantage in a few niche industries. Its survival will depend on its success in sustaining a dominant position within these industries. The transition from screen to digital With the continued development of increasingly reliable digital printers and their increasing productivity, digital print will grow ...

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Rob Fletcher speaks to Andy Farrow, President of Kornit Digital’s Asia-Pacific Business who has recently left EFI after 12 years.

Digital textile printing technology provider Kornit Digital has appointed Andy Yarrow as president of its Asia-Pacific business, with a remit to accelerate the company’s growth across Asia. Yarrow joins Kornit after a 12-year spell with EFI, where he was most recently head of Asia-Pacific sales. He also spent time as EFI’s Fiery and Inkjet business in Asia-Pacific. In his new ...

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