Five profitable niches for your wide-format printer

Tariff trade wars and trade relations with the U.S. have created some uncertainties within the Canadian marketplace, yet it has not impacted the Canadian economy as one may have expected. According to an RBC Economic Outlook Report, consumer spending and business investment remains optimistic. Despite a cautious spending environment in Canada, when it comes to … Read more →

Digital textile printing set to take off

If you’re looking to expand, give it serious thought Digital garment printing has been making its mark on the digital wide-format industry and has enjoyed significant growth in recent years. The market is expected to grow at an impressive CAGR of more than 18% globally until 2021. In 2016 digital textiles market share was about … Read more →

What’s next for large-format opportunities?

Applications and volumes continue to grow, but which is right for you? No matter where we go today, wide-format printing surrounds us. It drives growth in all sectors of the business landscape. The beauty of inkjet large-format printing is that it provides mass-customization and just-in-time printing with the option of doing long or short print … Read more →

SGIA Expo 2017 awards

Here are UV flatbed winners at SGIA Expo 17 SGIA’s Product of the Year competition showcases digital imaging products that keep the specialty imaging industry moving forward. Product of the Year winners have benefited from worldwide recognition and the ability to market their product as a winner of this prestigious competition. The following review was based … Read more →

New technologies from the PRINT 17 Must See ‘Ems

Every year, the printing industry’s top vendors submit their best products for a shot at the MUST SEE ’EMS awards. These new innovations could impact businesses and revolutionize market segments. The MUST SEE ’EMS provide a valuable roadmap for customers looking for the next cutting edge technology. Exhibitors at PRINT 17 held at the McCormick … Read more →

EDP 2017 large format printing awards

Last month during the large Fespa tradeshow (Organiser of the world’s leading screen printing and digital show), the EDP Association celebrated the winners of their 11th EDP Awards. With these awards, EDP honours the best developments in software, print production solutions, finishing systems and consumables. The evaluation of the EDP Awards is based on innovation. The … Read more →

Graphics Canada – Peter’s Pick’s

Celebrating more than fifty years as Canada’s national graphics and printing show, Graphics Canada took place April 6-8, 2017 and is Canada’s largest graphics and printing exhibition. Large format printing once again was a highlight of the show and I was impressed by many of the other technologies that were on display, but for this … Read more →

The future of digital textile printing

The digital garment printing industry is starting to make its stamp within the larger printing industry.  It has enjoyed significant growth in recent years and it looks set to grow even further in the future. Smithers Pira predicts double digit growth across 2016-2021, and is therefore making the digital textile printing one of the most … Read more →

The world of 3D bioprinting

We first started reporting on breakthroughs in medical 3D printing in July 2011, so we wanted to revisit this technology to see how things are progressing. Since July 2011, 3D printing has made some tremendous strides in the medical field: models of stints, artificial limbs and replacement skulls can now all be replicated using this … Read more →