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Digital Ceramic Printing: A Logical Success

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Why transitioning to digital technology was a natural evolution for the ceramic tile decoration industry – and why this transition may provide a future model for other industrial applications.

Our special "SWOT: Changes & Challenges" issue brings industry experts together to consider strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats to screen printing. Our "Threats" section features expert Matthews-Paul, who examines the ceramic tile printing industry's rapid shift to digital technologies.

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Threats to Screen Printing, Inside and Out

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Is screen printing being threatened by inkjet and other technologies? Or are broader forces at work, including our own inertia?

Our special "SWOT: Changes & Challenges" issue brings industry experts together to consider strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats to screen printing. Our "Digital Dimensions" columnists opens the "Threats" section with a look at forces both inside and outside our industry that may limit our potential.

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The Future of Functional Printing

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Screen printing's versatility is solving imaging challenges in countless industrial settings.

Our special "SWOT: Changes & Challenges" issue brings industry experts together to consider strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats to screen printing. Zoomer's addition to the "Strengths" section outlines why screen's place in the field of functional printing is rightly deserved.

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FESPA Features Digital Textile Conference

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Offering education from smart textiles to fast fashion.

The 2016 FESPA Textile show will host a one-day Digital Textile Conference on Tuesday, March 8. Featuring educational sessions geared towards PSPs looking to develop their printed textile offerings, the conference programming will include:

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SGIA Accepting Proposals for Printed Electronics Symposium

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Submit by February 16.

SGIA is now accepting proposals for presentations at the 2016 Printed Electronics Symposium, a two-day event held in conjunction with the 2016 SGIA Expo in Las Vegas. Requirements for submissions include session title and topic; a one-paragraph description of session; and full contact information for the presenter. Proposals are due by February 16.

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KDM P.O.P. Receives Local PIA Award

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Maxwell Award recognizes distinguished regional printers.

The Printing Industries of Ohio and northern Kentucky, a local chapter of the Printing Industries of America, has awarded Cincinnati’s KDM P.O.P. with the 29th Maxwell Award. The award is given to a regional print provider that exhibits forward thinking, market leadership, and technical proficiency.

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Screen Printing: King of Textiles

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Advancements in inks and stencils, plus increasingly accessible automatic systems, are just a few of the many factors keeping screen printing ahead in the garment game.

Our special "SWOT: Changes & Challenges" issue brings industry experts together to consider strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats to screen printing. Textile expert Charlie Taublieb highlights one of screen's stubborn strengths: textile printing.

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GOA to Host Epson Digital Couture Fashion Show

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Printed fashion showcase hits Miami runway.

The Epson Digital Couture fashion show will travel to the Graphics of the Americas Expo (GOA) in Miami this February. Held at the Miami Beach Convention Center at 5 p.m., February 19, the runway show will feature digitally printed high fashion created by North and Latin American designers and printed on Epson’s SureColor F-Series of dye-sublimation printers.

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The Limitations of Screen Printing in the Graphic Arts

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Screen printing emerged as a graphic arts application for posters, signage, and other commercial applications. Does it still belong in the markets from whence it was born?

Our special "SWOT: Changes & Challenges" issue brings industry experts together to consider strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats to screen printing. In opening the "Weaknesses" section, Frecska examines the wane of screen printing in the graphic arts.

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Why Web-to-Print Software Matters for All Printing Businesses

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It’s a sales and marketing tool that enables your company to join the evolution in internet-enabled entrepreneurship and merchandising – and could make the mix of printing technologies offered by individual companies increasingly irrelevant.

Our special "SWOT: Changes & Challenges" issue brings industry experts together to consider strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats to screen printing. Fritsch headlines the "Weaknesses section," raising the question of whether the world of web-to-print could render screen printing irrelevant.

 

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