This special interest area of WhatTheyThink focuses on emerging trends in the rapidly-growing area of industrial printing. It features commentary and analysis on technical and business trends in industrial printing including 3D Printing, industrial inkjet, functional printing and other areas printing technology is used within industrial applications and manufacturing.
Can apparel be completely manufactured in an automated environment? Not yet. But it’s coming soon and will revolutionize apparel manufacturing. Learn how NextWave, and its partners EFI, Klieverik, Zund, and Henderson are creating an on demand microfactory, which will be on display at TechTextil/TexProcess in Atlanta in May.
Inkjet technologies have been blurring, or completely eliminating, the lines between commercial and industrial printing. But understanding new print applications and new print markets involves more than technology. We talk with Frazer Chesterman, Director of FM Brooks, which is bringing the InPrint Industrial Print Conference to Chicago next month, about the dwindling distinction between industrial and commercial printing and the opportunities that are emerging.
New Smithers Pira Research forecasts strong growth for thermal printing, identifying retail, transport, and manufacturing as the top three applications for thermal printing equipment and supplies. Read on for an overview of the thermal printing market from 2018 to 2023.
New systems are emerging that can print directly onto three-dimensional objects, especially cups, glasses, and bottles, to serve what is emerging as a lucrative promotional drinkware market. In this feature, Richard Romano looks at direct-to-object offerings from Xerox, Inkcups, and Engineered Printing Solutions.
There’s a lot happening in the world of digital textile printing, an exciting and vibrant market. It seems like every day we come across new products, services and applications that digital technology enables—either to streamline existing traditional methods or to enable entirely new capabilities. Israeli company Twine Solutions is bringing digital printing technology to the most basic commodity in the industry, the thread. Read more to learn how this technology can benefit your business.
Nazdar Ink Technologies to Reveal Latest Innovations at InPrint USA 2018
GIS Wins Second Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade
Ron Gilboa to Close InPrint USA’s Industrial Inkjet Conference
Printed Interior Decoration Conference Reveals First Program Details
FP3 Conference to Focus on Industrial Printing and Printed Electronics
Schreiner ProTech Develops Next Generation of Its Color Laser Film for Automotive Industry
Ricoh Further Invests in its Inkjet Portfolio, Strategically Supporting Customer Needs
Leibinger Honors Turkish Distributor Teknosin
Sun Chemical to Showcase Updated Broad Portfolio of Ink Technologies at FESPA 2018
InPrint’s Industrial Inkjet Conference Focuses on Improved Capacity, Flexibility and Output
SGIA to Exhibit at 2018 USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo
adphos Demonstrates NIR-Instantaneous Inkjet Drying and Dr. Kai Bär speaks at TheIJC USA Annual Inkjet Conference in Chicago
ISA Sign Expo: Ricoh Enhances Industrial Printing Portfolio with EFI Pro 24f
GIS Appoints New Head of Customer Experience
ESMA Marks the Presence of Industrial Printing at FESPA 2018
Mactac Expands with LINTEC Durable Film Product
Global Innovation Center to Open in Greater Boston Area
Unique Industry Insight to be Showcased at InPrint USA’s Industrial Inkjet Conference
3D Printing Innovations and Breakthroughs Featured at RadTech 2018 Conference
INX to Offer Expert Flexible Packaging and Metal Decoration Ink Advice at ExpoPrint Latin America
SGIA to Hold New FP3 Conference for Industrial Printing and Printed Electronics
Published: April 2, 2018
SGIA Chairman Ed Cook, Jr., explains the importance of the organization's upcoming conference on functional printing. FP3 is a new show serving the industrial printing and printed electronics communities. Scheduled for June in Chicago, the event is designed to educate executive-level members of these communities, including operational and business tracks. Google's David Hogue will keynote the event.
The Amazing Story of Sandilake Clothing
Published: March 13, 2018
Mel Lay, Owner of Sandilake Clothing, has a riveting story of how she went from producing clothing for her kids in 2014 to being a garment icon. Her business has grown largely through the use of social media, including her public battle with Target and ultimately her appearance on Shark Tank. Great story! Lots of guidance about how others can use social media to grow their businesses.
How Digital Technologies are Impacting Package Printing with New Embellishment Tools
Published: December 11, 2017
Jeff Peterson, President of FSEA, gives an overview of the association and how it serves members through their Odyssey show, magazine, and webinar events. He also discusses how new digital technologies like MGI and Scodix take specialty effects to the next level as well as a new study done in conjunction with Clemson University that showcases how end users tend to see embellished print first over standard package printing.
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