In professional packaging and label printing, first impressions count. Businesses who rely on their printing suppliers to market their products or communicate their brand with customers must ensure that poor quality doesn’t reflect badly on their reputation. That’s why, like many other sectors, the print industry is forging ahead to focus on quality and sustainability advancements, such as LED-UV printing, to improve output, without compromising on the print speed and high volumes that conventional methods achieve.
Topics: Printing Press
During the pandemic, manufacturers of equipment have been under pressure to reduce stock levels
of parts & spares for their older equipment, often leaving end users with reduced levels of support. Some manufacturers have taken the decision that they will no longer provide service or parts for equipment long since out of production. Some specialist parts such as electrical control boards can no longer be found or are uneconomic to repair.
When looking for a digital printing press, many buyers fail to consider the extra expenses linked to operating the machine, in line with their levels of production. Otherwise known as TCO (Total Cost of Ownership), this calculation is important and should inform your investment decision. Here's what additional costs you should factor in, when determining any digital printing press’ TCO:
Topics: Printing Press
In an increasingly green world, everyone wants to reduce the impact their lives and work have on our shared environment. The label printing industry is no exception.
As a fast turnover printing sector that uses high volumes of inks, pulps, and adhesives, product labelling and packaging is of particular interest to environmentalists.
Disposable packaging for expendable products has increasingly come under fire for being an unsustainable, irresponsible waste of resources.
Labels play a key part in promoting your client’s business as a reputable, professional organisation. As the first thing that customers usually see, even before the product itself, it’s vital to convey their brand in a positive and engaging way - this builds trust and loyalty.
To achieve this, print must be eye-catching and appealing but without imposing over-demanding burdens on your finances.