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Is this the biggest colour management issue facing printers?

Well, there are many colour management issues, but the one that comes up time and again, even from printers with a good colour managed workflow, is the management of colour within PDFs supplied by their clients. This area can cost printers hundreds of hours and tens of thousands of pounds in unrecovered costs per year. Often […]

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Follow the Leader

  Strong leadership and trust are the most vital ingredients in successful companies and the best workplace environments. Sounds very straightforward, but it is amazing how many times either one or both of these ingredients are completely lacking especially in SME print businesses which are predominantly family owned or devoid of formal management training and […]

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Digital Media Will Dominate Advertising – Get over it!

At the end of last month the UK Advertising Association and Warc published their latest expenditure report. The good news UK advertising is growing strongly – up 5.8% overall in the first half of 2015 to £9,424 million. Remember that advertising pays for the majority of print, so healthy advertising growth is good news in […]

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Océ VarioPrint i300 at Commercial Printing Business Days

  At the recent Océ Commercial Printing Business Days, the company’s premium production printing customer event, welcomed a select clientele of customers at the Océ Poing Technology Hub. Thousands of key decision makers have attended the regular Océ Commercial Printing Business Days over the last few years. The event reflected how fast the graphics industry […]

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Making systems integration work

    In my last blog I made the case for focussing on operational integration and describing the process by which you can plan such an integration. In this blog I want to examine what is good practice in Operational Integration. First let me remind you of what I mean by operational integration. That is to […]

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Trends in Flexible Packaging

  Packaging continues to be a growth market, and within the packaging market, flexible packaging is arguably the fastest growing segment. According to a Smithers Pira report (Future of Global Flexible Packaging to 2020), the global market for flexible packaging is projected to grow by 18% through 2020. But this growth brings with it new […]

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