The Importance of "Dry" vs. "Cure" for UV-Curable Inks
With the long history of solvent and water-based printing, determining when the printed ink is dry comes almost naturally. In these classic printing inks, typically the polymer that is used as the ink binder is already formed and just requires the solvent or water to evaporate off . When the print …
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Changes in the Corporate Tax Rate and What You Need to Know
December 2017, both the US Senate and House of Representatives passed the most significant overhaul of the tax code in three decades. The $1.5 trillion “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” makes cuts across the board on both corporate and individual tax rates. The bill, mostly Republican-supported, was vehemently …
Choosing the Right Inkjet Textile Printing Solution, Part 2
While digital textile printing includes decorating roll fabrics, cut pieces and sewn garments as well as sublimation transfer paper printing, we will focus on production roll-to-roll inkjet textile printers for Part 2.
Human2Human Communications and Success: Bringing the Personal Touch Back to an Impersonal World
The point of this Human2Human (H2H) article is for us to remember that we are human beings — not human doings. We must take time to rest, sleep, drink, eat, laugh and, yes, breathe. We are not going to outrun the speed of our world.
Challenges and Solutions for Retail Graphic Installations
Retail graphic installations cover a wide variety of printing and application processes and methods and can be great for your business. They also present some unique challenges.
Evaluating Industrial Digital Print Markets in North America
This report is an analysis driven by primary (user) and secondary research into five major industrial print markets in North America — display graphics, textile, direct-to-shape (DTS), decorative print and labels. The purpose is to understand the status and future of digital print as a production …
Solving Screen Printed Edge and Surface Problems
Sometimes in the screen making, or screen printing, process problems can arise that have to be solved immediately. After all, time is money! Those problems may occur without any known cause, resulting in more time spent on determining what happened and how to resolve it. The following is a …