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GIS Celebrates Second Queen's Award for Enterprise Success

Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire, Mrs Julie Spence OBE QPM, visited Global Inkjet Systems (GIS) at its headquarters on Friday 13th July to present the company with its second Queen’s Award for Enterprise.

InPrint USA Announces Partnership with Kentucky Automotive Industry Association

The Kentucky Automotive Industry Association (KAIA) has signed on as an association partner of InPrint USA: The Exhibition for Industrial Print Technology taking place April 9-11, 2019 at the newly renovated Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville. The partnership will be a benefit to the association’s members and InPrint USA’s exhibitors by bringing the two parties together to explore how industrial print technologies can provide new solutions for the automotive industry.

Roland Hero Customer Spotlight – Gemanco Design

When it comes to interior décor, whether for the home or commercial environment, today’s consumers are increasingly searching out personalised products and designs which are unique to them and make them stand out from the crowd. A great example is Gemanco Design using Roland DG digital print technology who has made a name for itself as an expert in custom-printed wallpapers, wall stickers, tailor-made resin mosaics and much more.

For Sensient: The Future is Water

Sensient is a leader in development and supply of innovative digital inkjet inks for textile, industrial and specialty printing markets with a focus on sustainability. Highly experienced in sublimation printing, Sensient’s acquisition of Xennia Technology in 2015 added reactive, acid and pigment inks to enable a portfolio of inks to print onto any textile. We talked to Simon Daplyn who is leading Sensient into new industrial applications, and we ask him his view of the development of the technology into new markets.

Phoseon Technology - A business story of light and time

Rob Karsten is EMEA Director for Phoseon Technology in Europe. As the world leader in UV LED industrial curing, Phoseon provides the broadest portfolio of LED-based solutions for printing, coating, and adhesive applications and is a sponsor at the forthcoming LiT Summit in Cambridge. Phoseon has been an impressive success story since their launch in 2002 and now employs +150 people worldwide and has recently added 50% more capacity in their factory to cope with demand. Ahead of LiT we ask Rob some questions.

InPrint Italy 2018 - Featuring Leaders in Industrial Print Technology

InPrint Italy is the industry’s showcase for high-level expertise, cutting-edge technology, product launches and numerous industrial print solutions. The wide range of industrial functional and decorative printing on display includes speciality, screen, digital, inkjet and 3D technologies

Sponsors Announced for InPrint LiT Summit 28th June

Ricoh, Phoseon, Cyan-Tec and Integration Technology have confirmed to participate at the LiT Summit as Sponsors. The event is uniquely aimed at providing a forum for business growth for the industrial inkjet industry.

A Spicy Conversation with Kevin Goemmine, CHILI publish

Kevin Goemmine is CEO of CHILI publish and is speaking at the LiT Summit on 28th June in Cambridge. CHILI publish is a ground-breaking software business and we caught up with Kevin to talk background, vision and his view on leadership and entrepreneurship. 

Cutting Edge Technology - An interview with Clayton Sampson

Clayton Sampson will be speaking at the Leaders in Technology Summit in Cambridge on 28th June. He is recognised as an innovator in the world of inkjet and Cyan Tec is blazing a future with exciting new projects and applications for industrial inkjet. In this article he explains more, and his view on the present challenges and future opportunities of industrial inkjet.

Bringing a brand to life: An interview with Mike Grehan, LifeArt

LifeArt is a unique business and Mike Grehan is the Executive Chairman & CEO. Established to produce eco-friendly, personalised affordable coffins, this business is on a steep growth curve. He is an inspiring entrepreneur and we talked to Mike to discover more about this business and what drives him to succeed. Mike will be presenting at LiT18 in Cambridge, UK on 28th June.

Tales from Adventures on Print Island. By a storyteller…

Richard Askam has become a bell weather speaker in the global print industry and a 'go-to' person for insight and independent expertise for print innovation. Richard has become known through his innovative work with Coke, but added to this he took a traditional family business in the wine trade and successfully evolved it to become an innovative leader in its field. At last year’s LiT he was voted joint top speaker with Simon Biltcliffe and in advance of his session this year in Cambridge we asked him a few questions about his presentation, his business experience, his love of performing, and storytelling.

How do we tell a good story? We asked LiT Keynote Simon Burton to reveal some secrets ahead of his talk...

Simon Burton is CEO of Exposure Communications and a serial entrepreneur. Simon is delivering the Keynote at this year’s LiT (Leaders in Technology) Summit in Cambridge on 28th June. Ahead of this, we ask him some questions about his talk and the art, and science, of storytelling.

METEOR INKJET’S PARENT, GLOBAL GRAPHICS PLC, IN TOP 1000 INSPIRATIONAL UK COMPANIES

Meteor Inkjet’s parent company, Global Graphics PLC (Euronext: GLOG), has appeared in the 2018 London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 companies to inspire Britain, an annual celebration of some of the fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the UK. Global Graphics is a developer of platforms for digital inkjet printing and type design, supplying technology globally to leading manufacturing brands such as HP, Canon, Ricoh, Mercedes Benz and Siemens. Together with its sister companies, Global Graphics Software and URW Type Foundry, Meteor Inkjet contributed significantly to this accolade.

So just how important is storytelling for business? Very, and it is all about 'pathos' 'logos' and 'ethos'

For new business, for motivation, and for any form of communication, storytelling is extremely important. Particularly for a business or product that is pushing boundaries, challenging tradition, or disrupting markets. This blog takes a closer look, in advance of the LiT Summit in Cambridge on 28th June.

Digital Sublimation - new possibilities for short runs

This blog is submitted by Global Knowledge Partner, Sihl and focuses on new innovation for dye sublimation. Strong competition in Point of Sales makes it more important to win new customers through seasonal promotions and events. For such short-term actions inkjet printed POS and signage are the perfect solution. Dye sublimated fabrics, such as banners and flags, are also recommendable for on-demand production of small to medium runs. 

LiT (Leaders in Technology) Summit Programme Announced - 28th June, Cambridge.

LiT (Leaders in Technology) Summit Programme Announced - 28th June, Cambridge.

The InPrint LiT Summit (Leaders in Technology) will take place on 28th June in Cambridge, UK. The event is open to professionals from companies in the industrial Inkjet printing community and from anyone in related technology sectors.

Working within the box: The Digital Wallcovering Revolution

Rachel Nunziata will be speaking at next week's InPrint Industrial Inkjet Conference. Rachel has been involved in the development of digital decor from the start of the revolution for using digital print technology as a method for interior and in-store design and now she is part of the innovative team at 4Walls (more on your role here). In this blog, I ask her views on the development of this fast moving and visually expressive sector, and what she thinks is shaping the future of digital decor.

Rob Lawrence, CGS Publishing - Scanning the industrial inkjet horizon

Rob Lawrence and CGS Publishing will be participating and presenting at the InPrint Industrial Inkjet Conference 1-2 May 2018 in Chicago. In this interview Rob explains more about CGS, the focus on scanning with their Metis partnership and the development of industrial inkjet in the US.

Shedding light onto the development of industrial inkjet – a discussion with David Johnson, Integration Technology Ltd

David Johnson from Integration Technology will be speaking at the forthcoming InPrint Industrial Inkjet Conference in Chicago 1-2 May. With a career in engineering focused on drying and curing, David has seen and been part of the development of Inkjet starting from wide format and more recently industrial inkjet. In this interview we look at the past, the present and the future as David helps to shed some light on the matter.