Jennifer Wilberschied is the senior editor for the Printing, Packaging and Publishing Group.

Denise Gustavson is the Editorial Director and Special Projects Editor for the Printing & Packaging Group, which includes Printing Impressions, packagePRINTING, In-plant Graphics and Wide-Format Impressions magazines, among other brands. She is also the Editor-in-Chief of Wide-Format Impressions.

Significant gains are being made by digital printing in the overall textile printing market. And though traditional dye-sublimation still has the lion’s share in this market, strides are being made with direct-to-textile printers. One area often overlooked is coatings and their impact on printing with textiles.

Leeland Morgan, business unit manager, Durst Software Solutions, walked us through several software solutions from Durst like the lift ERP system, Durst Smart Shop, Workflow Plus, and Workflow Prepress on the show floor at PRINTING United. 

For institutions across the United States, school spirit can mean opportunity for wide-format printers. And while many colleges and universities have their own in-plant operations for graphics, the same can’t be said for the secondary schools — large and small — that educate our children from coast to coast.

This year’s Innovators are stretching the bounds of what “innovation” actually means. They are finding new ways to grow and thrive, despite any challenges they may face along the way.

Ronen Samuel, CEO of Kornit Digital, kicked off the “Future of Print and Personalization” keynote at PRINTING United by acknowledging that although the fashion/textile industry is old, it’s now rapidly transforming.

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