Wide Format Must See ‘Ems Awards

GRAPH EXPO is North America’s largest print-centric tradeshow and was held in Chicago last month. Visitors had a chance to check out the latest developments in the graphic arts industry and see them in action side by side. Here are some of the emerging trends as highlighted by the MUST SEE ’EMS awards in the … Read more →

Selling large format printing services

Large format posters and banners are all around us, everywhere we go! And so, this large format printing business is unquestionably a great business opportunity for commercial printers, quick printers and graphic art providers. IT Strategies projects that the worldwide retail value of wide-format inkjet output will increase at a CAGR of 8% until 2015, … Read more →

Shopping for a 3D printer

Interested in 3D printing and the possible new revenue streams it can generate? So is Martha Stewart. Martha, who seems to be a be of a gadget junkie, was a judge at Hardware Battlefield, at CES and as she explained in a Techcrunch interview, she’s always curious about innovation and loves learning about how new … Read more →

The wild & wonderful world of 3D printing

In a recent report published June 2013, ID TechEx reported that by 2025 the 3D printing market would be worth $4 billion dollars. The 3D printing industry has received much attention in the press over the last year, as we reported in our March 2013 issue. 3D printing has been hyped as the technology to … Read more →

Game-Changing Memjet Technology at Print 13

Print 13 was a great success again this year. There was a record number of Memjet partners displaying their newest in lightning-speed printing at Print 13. It wasn’t long ago (2007) that we saw the first Memjet printing speeds and wondered if this new technology was actually true or were there just some spoofed-up videos? … Read more →

The world of 3D printing for the masses

While 3D printing has been around for about 20 years, sales have recently skyrocketed thanks to a substantial drop in the price of 3D printers. The emerging 3D printing industry got a boost in February when President Obama highlighted it in his State of the Union address as something that could revive manufacturing and fuel … Read more →

Graph Expo 2012 new wide-format products

Canon USA made a huge impression at Graph Expo with award-winning Canon and Océ technologies designed to help printers increase productivity, decrease costs and generate more revenue. Demonstrations covered collateral creation, book publishing, proofing, direct mail, display graphics and transactional printing. From image capture and design tools to high-volume production market solutions, their solutions were comprehensive and included:

Inkjet printers transform textile printing

Wherever you look, whether at custom apparel, in-store advertising, trade show exhibits and custom products are all covered with or composed of an array of printed fabrics. While historically these results were achieved using screen presses, digital printing is playing an increasing role in this field. The digital garment printing industry is starting to make its stamp upon this industry and has enjoyed significant growth in recent years and it looks set to grow even further in the future.