Out of all new digital printing technology textile printing is the fastest growing solution. Not all chemicals and inks used in this process are equally environmentally friendly. In her Verdigris blog Laurel Brunner explains what Oeko-Tex certification is and the value of the Eco Passport recently given to printer manufacturer Epson for their textile print…

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A splash of color: New neon yellow toner provides an eye-catching splash of color Function also retrofittable for older systems Bright party invitations, dazzling bills and posters, eye-catching advertising leaflets, even in short runs, with or without personalization, and still cost-effective – from now on, everything is possible! Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) is now offering…

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Océ, together with the Technical University Eindhoven, the University of Twente and the Foundation for Fundamental Research on Matter (FOM), will start developing new inkjet technology. The official start of the project ´Fundamental Fluid Dynamics Challenges in Inkjet Printing´ was 27 September in Venlo. Goal of the project is to get new insights into the…

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Fachpack Nuremberg (September 27th to 29th, 2016) saw 40,000 visitors and a growing demand for digital printing solutions. Already in 2015, digitally printed packaging has been accounting for 122 million sqm, and the number is expected to grow to around 520 million sqm through 2020. At least according to an estimation by Smithers Pira consultants quoted by Mondi at their…

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The success of inkjet as digital print technology, see the enormous sales at drupa, causes a tsunami of new technology which proves that this is only the beginning. Not only Landa´s nano inks will decide the future of inkjet in the coming years. Companies such as Canon with their new UVGel inks and Xaar with…

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The 20 year anniversary of Wallpaper magazine will be celebrated grandly because thanks to HP. The history of those 20 years is being shown through 220,000 posters. Graphic designer Tony Brook, known for his work for brands such as Nike, Design Museum and Christie´s, has been asked by Wallpaper to make some exclusive designs for…

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The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne and Aalto University have found a way to print solar cells. These solar cells can be printed in any format. To make this possible they have developed a solvent for photovoltaic ink. This is the next step after scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology developed super…

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