May 13, 2021

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Graphic and Sign Producers Had a Rough 2020, but Research Points to Growth in 2021

by David Wilaj

To help printing companies navigate through the current crisis to the recovery on the other side, NAPCO Research and PRINTING United Alliance launched COVID-19 Print Business Indicators Research, which examines the effects on the industry, how printers are responding, and how they can create a path forward.


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It’s Time to Bring the Printing Community Together Again

As the first significant gathering of the industry in two years, the PRINTING United Expo will be more important than ever this year. To help you make the most of your time at the show, we’re introducing a new Expo Experience for 2021 – a digital pre-show platform, a 3-day live event, and a post-show wrap-up. Save the date to join in on this experience as we come together again under one roof in Orlando!


Pivot Your Business with Innovative Applications

As the pandemic has changed the opportunity landscape, many providers with wide-format printing capabilities are changing the applications they offer, or markets they serve. Additionally, the rise of digital printing technology has profoundly changed the printing industry and has enabled print providers to quickly pivot their businesses to address market needs and challenges. 


Top News


Agfa and HYBRID Software to Partner

Agfa plans to expand its cooperation with the Global Graphics group beyond RIP technology, as its long-term partner in software development now also includes the HYBRID Software Group.


Asos and Fashion-Enter Partner with Kornit for Sustainable On-Demand Textile Production

Kornit Digital announced that global online fashion retailer ASOS and its supplier Fashion-Enter are implementing Kornit Presto to explore the future opportunities presented by on-demand manufacturing.


Durst’s Printing Revolution for Digipress

Digipress revolutionized its business after an investment in an expanded technology P5 350 hybrid platform from Durst, manufacturer of digital printing systems and software solutions.


Kernow North America Introduces KernowJet RoadSharK PVC-Free Outdoor Floor Graphics

Kernow North America introduced KernowJet RoadSharK, a textured multi-core PVC-Free film with high conformability and optimized pressure sensitive adhesive for exterior floor signage applications.


Stencil Ease Invests in SEI Laser Paperone 3500 Digital Finishing System

Stencil Ease purchased a Paperone 3500 advanced sheetfed laser cutting system manufactured by SEI Laser to help regain a competitive edge with precision digital finishing for small to large projects on demand.