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While high-quality adhesive tapes allow users to take on all manner of work and assist them with creating applications of all shapes and sizes, you can push the boundaries even further by thinking outside the box with double-sided tapes.
As the seasons change and we move through the winter, we are all taking steps to ensure we are ready for the cold and wet weather. This might be something as simple as putting on more layers when out and…
When producing outdoor applications, printers and sign-makers have to take a wide range of factors into account. Will floor graphics stand the test of time under heavy traffic? How can you ensure colours on building wraps do not fade over…
In the three and a half years since Mark Barnes purchased the Minuteman Press franchise in Bakersfield, CA located at 4500 Easton Drive, he has more than tripled his sales. Mark shares, “Before the acquisition in December of 2019, the…
Screen printing is a notoriously polluting industry, and there’s mixed information on how the process can be made more sustainable. As it stands, most screen printers utilize time and labor-intensive processes. The sheer number of manual steps makes mistakes all…
In an exclusive interview with Steve Lister, a respected sustainability consultant and leading influencer for global brands and retailers, Easyfairs has gained valuable insights into the significance of packaging design in achieving sustainability goals. Lister shared his experience shedding light…
While providing high quality products and solutions to the customer is of course critically important, here at Soyang Europe, we like to go that extra mile for all our clients, providing them with focused and friendly service each step of…
A proven, trusted and reliable brand within the cutting solutions segment, Summa has made a significant impact on the industry since launching in the early 1970s, supplying the market with innovative solutions on a regular basis.
Despite the influx of and increased use of digital technologies in the retail sector, print remains a popular choice among brands and marketers as a way of capturing the attention of consumers as they browse the shelves in supermarkets and…
In the graphic installation community, car, boat and motorcycle wraps have always been considered the “sexy" side of the industry. And who can deny it? But for me as a business owner, profits and shareholder distributions are two things that…
With the chill of winter now very much in the air, the minds of print service providers, sign-makers and specialist installers begin to turn to how they are going to cope with installing graphics in cold conditions.
Wide format is regarded as one of the most exciting areas of the print industry, with one of the main reasons for this being that every day is varied. Each customer you deal with will want something different; every project…

Latex vs UV

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With the ever-growing costs of running a business, making decisions on investments are more important than ever, to ensure a strong ROI.
Mimaki regularly forms interesting collaborations with artists to display the diverse and growing capabilities of digital printing. We caught up with Nicky Nahafahik, the artist that created the graphics for the Mimaki booth, at FESPA 2022.
Whether you are working in the print industry or another sector, it is highly likely that you will have been impacted by the well-documented supply chain issues and raw material shortages in recent years.
Selecting materials and media for a print job can be a tricky process, with the pressure firmly on the print service provider to ensure they make the right choice and achieve a high-quality result.
Digital Printing is a relatively recent application for printing. The first digital printers were launched in the early 1990s and over the last 30 years have expanded to become a major segment of the printing industry.
When Chris and Pat McGroder bought their Minuteman Press franchise in Concord, North Carolina in May 2014, they set lofty goals for themselves immediately. Chris shares, “When we started, we bought an existing Minuteman Press shop barely doing $10,000 per…
Adhesives are one of the most common and necessary components of many applications across a whole host of markets and industries. With this wide-ranging demand and use comes the core challenge for manufacturers and suppliers, how are you able to…
Printing businesses are no strangers to transformation. With new technologies emerging every year – as well as new inks, substrates and customer demands – a long history of innovation has helped the industry to thrive.
Adhesives are absolutely critical to the success of applications across a range of sectors. Simply put, if you get this choice wrong, then you put the entire project in jeopardy and run the risk of undoing your hard work earlier…
Though increasing in popularity at a rapid rate, when it comes to producing printed wallcovering applications, print service providers are faced with a wide range of challenges that they must overcome in order to deliver high-quality work to customers.
Like its lamination cousin, varnishing was previously seen as a process that was only really useful for adding an extra layer of protection to a piece of printed work without impacting the image underneath.
The migration to, or adoption of, wide format printing by commercial printers is slowing. So says findings from the Business Outlook Survey for WhatTheyThink’s Printing Outlook report.
All sectors, from automotive to aerospace to printing are entering into a new era coined “Industry 4.0”, representative of a more streamlined approach to production by utilising state of the art technologies to keep up with the increase in demand.…
Material choice is an incredibly tricky process and can cause all sorts of headaches for print companies. After all, if you don’t get this decision right, you put the quality of valuable projects at risk and could incur additional, unnecessary…
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