Blogs

The Future of Print?

With the latest innovations in printed electronics, we move one step closer to the ability to directly print microchips onto paper.

2021 Print Business Indicators: Recovery Has Begun

Recovery has begun for the printing industry, notes the second quarter 2021 Print Business Indicators Survey.

Prepare and Conquer: Advice From Olympic Gold Medalist Geoff Gaberino

Olympic gold medalist and entrepreneur Geoff Gaberino discusses the importance of determination and preparation.

Other Staff Bloggers
Interactive Print

With the latest innovations in printed electronics, we move one step closer to the ability to directly print microchips onto paper.

From a design perspective, you could say it was the year of the QR Code Comeback.

Business Management

Recovery has begun for the printing industry, notes the second quarter 2021 Print Business Indicators Survey.

Olympic gold medalist and entrepreneur Geoff Gaberino discusses the importance of determination and preparation.

As printers adapted to fulfilling more orders via online stores, the idea of print on demand suddenly made a lot more sense.

Consumables - Media

For any wall or floor graphics application, it’s essential that the graphic itself will stand the test of time.

When choosing floor graphic materials, it is essential they are suitable and safe for their intended environment.

Keeping surfaces clean has never been more important. Anywhere that people touch must be cleaned regularly.

Digital Printing - Inkjet

Sustainable printing, faster adaptability, and the influx of creative design are some of the drivers for the predicted growth of DTG.

Here are 10 tips on the pitfalls to watch out for when adding large-format, and how to set yourself up for success.

There are two areas where industrial printing impacts surface decoration: laminates and woodworking.

Color/Quality Control

Trying to achieve a shared visual appearance between products printed on different media with different printers can be challenging.

You can use a test image that includes a color bar, but there can be benefits in creating your own custom test image too.

Download the same PDF used for SGIA’s 2020 Product of the Year competition to see how you stack up.

Consumables - Ink

Breaking down the types of inks and what they’re used for helps match the application to the best print technology.

Understanding how materials work with specific print and ink technologies is a key foundation of product development.

Watching for — and responding to — disruptive technology and changing consumer interest factors into business decisions every day.

Training & Education

La técnica de Digital Color Management hoy para los cuatro colores de proceso se encuentra en un proceso maduro.

PRINTING United will be a comprehensive online experience this October and in-person once again in October 2021.

PRINTING United Alliance created a COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plan designed to meet local government’s requirements.

Software

When you run wide and grand format inkjet equipment, it’s imperative that you perform a nozzle check each morning.

A prosperous 2020 was planned, with an array of events foiled by COVID-19. But one market was booming: digital print-on-demand.

Workflow should be the infrastructure that allows you to do the most work at the least cost.

Consumables - General

When it comes time to convert a digitally printed graphic, one of the most critical decisions is which clear laminate to use.

The new series of products, which includes printable billboard and tent structures, offers viable outdoor display options that assemble quickly, move with the wind and utilize sturdy base plates to keep the structures in place. PRINTING United Booth 6024.

Fujifilm’s new Samba Mini 4300 Printbar System provides high-resolution printing, at high speed, with a single pass. The system is designed for integration into existing industrial processes and features 1,200 dpi resolution at a drop size as small as three picoliters. PRINTING United Booth 8220.

Finishing

Silvering is a common issue that occurs when laminating a printed job.

The products offered by Rollem International, including systems spanning the printing spectrum, work to expand the product offerings of print providers, promote differentiation in the marketplace, and ease print production and finishing. PRINTING United Booth 10351.

Assisting on-demand apparel manufacturers with speedy, accurate textile cutting, a new system from Gerber Technology serves as a model for how manufacturing is changing, and how cutting technologies enable manufacturing processes. PRINTING United Booths 8833, 8850.

Mailing/Fulfillment

We’ve heard a lot on the news about essential businesses during COVID-19, but 1 we all count on that isn’t mentioned much is the USPS.