PRINTING United Journal
Aligning with PRINTING United Alliance’s mission in serving an evolving industry, the PRINTING United Journal is designed to speak to all print segments, with technical and business-oriented articles from industry experts that provide printing operations with key takeaways in their respective markets or prospective areas of interest.
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June 2022: The Global Supply Dilemma
The Journal takes a deep dive into the ongoing supply chain crisis, a complex issue with numerous variables. It also explores the biggest question: When will it end?
March 2022: Inkjet's Evolving Role in Functional and Industrial Printing
The Journal examines how inkjet technology is making inroads in the functional and industrial printing segment, an industry long dominated by screen printing.
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Comparing Screen and Inkjet Inks for High-Durability Demand Applications
Despite the labor and material shortage and price increase challenges over the past two years, ink manufacturers are continuing to develop and improve inks for inkjet and screen printing to provide high-durability and other capabilities.
Exploring Today’s Top Opportunities in Industrial Applications
As inkjet technology continues to evolve, it’s opening pathways for print providers to tap into markets outside of their traditional scope, including the industrial print segment. What are the top applications in industrial printing for those already in or considering this market?
Evaluating Digital vs. Hybrid for Your Business
We find ourselves in the midst of a rise in e-commerce, accelerated by the COVID pandemic and demands for smaller orders with more customization. Printers are successfully pivoting across all the garment embellishment technologies to meet their customers’ needs and expectations.
Considerations in Offset Production Automation
Embracing automation is key for print businesses looking to remain competitive, boost productivity, future-proof the company, and of course to ultimately provide outstanding service to customers. However, implementing automated processes in a commercial print shop is not the same as in some standardized …
Label and Flexible Packaging Boom Proves Marketʼs Resilience
Demand for packaged goods bullied the global label and flexible packaging markets during the pandemic, and continued demand is expected to drive further opportunities in these lucrative markets.
Addressing Delays In The Equipment Supply Chain
Today’s supply chain: it’s a complex problem composed of numerous factors, and with no easy answers or reliable end points. Like the COVID-19 pandemic that brought it on, the root cause of supply chain disruption has seen multiple “variants:” additional causes that arise as the proceeding one …
Not All DTF is Created Equal
Direct-to-film (DTF) heat transfer is a new technology that allows users to print designs onto special clear polyester films using digital water-based inks and a powder adhesive coating, which requires curing. After curing, you can then heat press the transfer design directly onto your garment.
How to Determine the Right Web-to-Print Option
As printers look to invest in web-to-print software solutions, there are several important questions to ask when navigating the market's many options.
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