20 February 2013
| by Barney Cox
Call them publishing or graphic arts; it was these latest applications to come within the remit of continuous-feed inkjet printing that dominated Hunkeler Innovationdays (HID). Historically, HID has been all about printing bills, statements and high-volume direct mail; undemanding printing of text and limited graphics.
28 November 2012
| by Darryl Danielli
John Lewis is tugging at the nation's heartstrings via another emotional rollercoaster of a TV campaign and the nation's high streets are festooned with brightly lit fire hazards that cause children to gape in awe and confused fear in equal measure.
17 October 2012
| by John Brazier
The three-year Drupa of the 1970s was mooted several years ago during my time as chief executive of Picon.
28 September 2012
| by Marcus Timson
With recent research finding that only 7% of respondents felt print was conveying its sustainable message to buyers, it's clear the sector is failing to address the perception that print is not as sustainable as other methods of marketing and communications.
22 August 2012
| by David Workman
The recently published BIS report on future electricity costs for energy intensive industries (EIIs) only reinforces the view that many have held for some time - that current costs are higher here than in many of our global competitor nations and that this gap will only grow due to the implementation of a range of climate change measures here in the UK between 2013 and 2020.
26 July 2012
| by Kathy Woodward
I was in a black cab on my way to a lunch meeting with the Department of Business Innovation and Skills and got what is now the usual rant from the driver: "Olympic organisers don't give a damn about local businesses. Black cab drivers are the backbone...
18 July 2012
| by Mike Ridgway
In addition to being heavy handed and without giving due consideration to previous regulation introduced into the sector, this legislation would give the UK a reputation as a bad place to do business, making it harder to attract investment. The proposal is also an open invitation to black market trade.
11 July 2012
| by Frank Romano
I have never seen so many printing technologies in one place at the same time as at Drupa 2012. We had offset, gravure, and digital to name but a few. While this level of choice is a good thing, it leaves people trying to figure out what technology is best for what they want to do and that is the real issue.
04 July 2012
| by Stephen Agar
Royal Mail is working very hard to improve its efficiency to ensure we provide the service levels that our customers expect at the right prices. We face a number of challenges, including declining mail volumes, and we need to operate as effectively as possible for the benefit of all of our customers.
27 June 2012
| by Trevor Crawford
HP's decision not to exhibit at Ipex 2014 came as a surprise to the industry and, naturally, we're disappointed. The move goes against the trend we're seeing among other key digital players in the sector: 70% of the 100,000sqm floor space for Ipex 2014...