I thought it would be useful to start the year with a story looking at the ongoing themes that I’m aiming to cover in more detail on this website throughout the course of this year.Continue reading “Looking ahead”
Pantone has named 16-1546 Living Coral as its Color of the Year 2019, which it describes as an animating and life-affirming shade of orange with a golden undertone that encourages lighthearted activity.Continue reading “Pantone chooses Living Coral for 2019”
Fujifilm has introduced a new module for its cloud-based XMF colour management suite with XMF ColorPath Brand Color Optimizer. This fine tunes the ability to print spot colours and ensures that every spot colour is reproduced as accurately as possible. Continue reading “Fujifilm optimises spot colours in XMF”
From time to time people send me books to review that might be relevant to printing. One of these books is Against the Grain, written largely by Graham Harris, who many of us in the printing industry will know as the founder of Tech-ni-fold.
Two weeks ago I reported on the proposed acquisition of Global Graphics by Congra Software and I think this is worth a more detailed look if only to see some of the thinking that goes behind acquisitions like this.
Global Graphics is set to be sold to Congra Software, the parent company of Hybrid Software. Global Graphics is holding a meeting in Brussels on Thursday this week for shareholders to hear details of this deal. Continue reading “Global Graphics to be acquired by Hybrid parent”
Highcon has announced a new range of consumables for its digital cutting and creasing machines as a result of market research into the way customers were using its machines. Continue reading “Highcon extends consumables range”
Last week I dropped by the TCT show at the NEC, outside Birmingham, UK. TCT remains the main show covering 3D printing in Britain and as such gives us a useful snapshot of the UK market.
Fujifilm has shown off a new inkjet press, the Jet Press 750S, which has been developed as a slightly larger and faster version of its existing Jet Press 720S, which Fujifilm will continue to sell alongside the new press. Continue reading “Fujifilm develops bigger Jet Press 750S”
Last month I attended the Leaders in Technology conference in Cambridge, UK, which is organised by FM Brooks who are the folks behind the InPrint and Pure Digital shows. Tradeshows by their nature are about sales opportunities and this annual conference largely deals with how to sell industrial printing.