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The Hidden Printing Market And How To Find It

With less than six months until the doors of the world’s biggest printing industry trade fair opens—drupa in Düsseldorf, Germany from May 31 to June 10—organisers have already started exploring new areas where print and related businesses might discover fresh opportunities to make money from printing, as traditional four-colour on paper markets begin to soften and dwindle.

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Topics: printing, inkjet printing

What will the Graphics Shop of the Future Look Like?

Much has been written and debated about the “Print Shop of the Future” or “Graphic Services Business of the Future.” It’s as if the present is not good enough or that the almost $980 billion (AUD$1.3 trillion at .73 = USD$1) annual printing industry is destined for extinction or serious reduction. According to the respected research organization Smithers Pira (formerly Pira International) in its “Future of Global Printing to 2018,” nothing could be further from the truth: Growth is being driven by “packaging and labels, rather than graphic applications, and digital rather than analogue printing.”

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Topics: printing, Digital Print

Printing Digitally: Technology Marches On

In approximately 15 months, the printing and graphics world will once again gather in the city of Düsseldorf, Germany, for the quadrennial (soon to be triennial) ‘drupa’ trade fair, the world’s largest and most important event for the industry. A portmanteau word short for ‘druck un papier,’ drupa – yes with a small ‘d’ – has evolved into the focal point for new technology launches, trend forecasting, networking and above all, change in the printing, packaging, paper, publishing and graphics sectors.

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Topics: printing, Digital Print

The Fabric of Digital Textile Printing

The march of digital printing methods continues to impact on every industry where there is a need to lay colour dyes or pigments down onto – or into – a substrate material.  

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Topics: printing, Digital Print

Ask These Questions Before Starting any Wide Format Printing Project

Imagine a print customer comes to you asking for a large advertisement to be created. He gives you an image and asks for three large banners for his franchises around town. He then leaves, saying he will be back in 10 days for the finished product. Sounds easy, right?

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Topics: Fujifilm Graphic Systems, wide format printing, printing, advertising

4 Opportunities Available with Wide Format Printing

You already know wide format printing can garner your business a hefty profit, but there are several more benefits of the service you probably have not even considered yet. From control of your business to an extensive variety of product options, wide format printing can help your business grow.

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Topics: Fujifilm Graphic Systems, wide format printing, printing

5 Things You Need to Know about Wide Format Printing

The world around us is becoming more technologically savvy almost half of the Australian population owning a smart phone and children using tablets as if they were toys. Advertising efforts are simultaneously becoming more graphic due to shrinking attention spans. Print shops must adapt—or be left behind.

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Topics: Fujifilm Graphic Systems, wide format printing, printing

How Wide Format Printing Can Enhance Your Business

As the economy and technology worlds change, the need to expand your company’s offerings changes, as well. If you want the capabilities to offer solutions for an entire campaign rather than just parts of one, look into becoming a multi-format printer. This is convenient for buyers and allows for consistent colours and production values across a range of media. Plus, this sort of convenience allows for repeat business from your customers.

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Topics: Fujifilm Graphic Systems, wide format printing, printing

Screen Printing Versus Wide Format Printing: The Pros and Cons

Depending on the print run, there may be one method of printing that is more cost-effective than the other. So how do you know what it is? It may just be a numbers game.

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Topics: wide format printing, Fujifilm Printing, printing, advertising

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