UV-LED Inks Deliver A Quicker Return On Investment

According to Mustafa Okanovic, Senior Product Specialist, Mimaki Europe, as with any recurring investment, inks are an important factor to look at when investing in a printer or press, especially for large-scale operations. Not only do the recurring costs add up, but so do the CO2 emissions. In order to maximise profits and keep CO2 […]

2023-03-24T13:16:27+02:00Mar 22nd, 2023|

Metamark Film Used To Wrap Coca-Cola Camaros For Australia’s 2023 Supercars Season

Erebus Motorsport recently lifted the covers on the Coca-Cola livery that its muscular-looking Camaros would be wearing. Despite backing the Melbourne-based team since 2019, it’s something of a renaissance for Coca-Cola in amplifying its involvement by taking the naming-rights.  The Supercars Championship in Australia could never be accused of lacking a sense of spectacle and […]

2023-03-24T13:16:05+02:00Mar 22nd, 2023|

Agfa Focusing On Strategic Growth At FESPA Munich

After drawing crowds at Printing United in Las Vegas last year, the Onset X3 HS will now make its debut at a European trade show. This extremely high-speed page-wide flatbed inkjet printer, running on new Agfa inks, and driven by Agfa’s Asanti workflow software, is capable of 24/7 printing on a wide variety of substrates […]

2023-03-24T13:15:56+02:00Mar 22nd, 2023|

Why Top Manufacturers Are Funding 3D Printing Research

Jaymes Kine, writing for Massivit 3D, writes that in recent years, manufacturing giants like GE, Toyota and Siemens have been partnering with academia to advance the use of 3D printing, which is also known as additive manufacturing. By enabling the production of customised, complex and lightweight products on-demand, 3D printing has the potential to improve […]

2023-01-16T16:51:15+02:00Jan 13th, 2023|

3D Printing’s Effects On The Supply Chain And Total Cost Of Ownership

According Pieter Machtelinckx, writing for Massive 3D, issues such as manufacturing feasibility and storage do not provide the whole story. The full potential of additive manufacturing, also called 3D printing, only becomes apparent when companies consider its effects on the entire supply chain, and ultimately its total cost of ownership (TCO) and the potential benefits of […]

2022-11-28T12:34:39+02:00Nov 25th, 2022|

How 3D Printing Is A Solution To A Shortage Of Spare Parts

According to Pieter Machtelinckx, writing for Massivit 3D, with the advent of additive manufacturing (better known as Additive Manufacturing or AM), this technology already allows suppliers to produce parts on demand, close to where the parts are needed. Spare parts for your machine fleet: either you have too many of them or too few. And […]

2022-10-31T11:26:49+02:00Oct 21st, 2022|

Optimising Print Workflows Through Automation

According to Pat McGrew, Analyst and Managing Director, McGrew Group, automation doesn’t replace the people in the shop or take their jobs; it allows businesses to refocus employees on higher value, more fulfilling tasks. It also makes it possible to have fewer people onsite and leverage the power of a global talent pool to grow […]

2022-11-28T12:36:52+02:00Oct 21st, 2022|

Moving Towards A Circular Economy In The Printing Industry

Laurel Brunner of the Verdigris Project writes that as much as we despise greenwashing, it could be argued that its every droplet can make a difference and eventually aid wider environmental awareness. So for this reason, we try not to sigh when we read yet another press release touting ideas for supporting a circular economy. […]

2022-10-17T08:57:45+02:00Oct 7th, 2022|

Features Of A Relentless Service Culture Plan

John Tschohl of the Service Quality Institute discusses what it takes to write a ‘relentless’ customer service plan. One of the major weaknesses of most organisations is top management’s lack of a service strategy. They fail to realise the strategic opportunity on how to use superior service as a vehicle to build market share and market […]

2022-10-17T08:58:16+02:00Oct 7th, 2022|

The Values Of Employee Empowerment

According to John Tschohl from the Service Quality Institute, most executives and managers are afraid to empower their employees. They don’t trust employees, and they don’t trust customers. They think employees will ‘give away the store,’ and they think customers will take advantage of employees who are empowered. Most employees are also afraid of empowerment. […]

2022-06-21T13:24:06+02:00Jun 14th, 2022|
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