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The Massivit 1800 large-scale 3D printer created a real buzz when it was shown at Drupa. And Watford-based Stylographics has done likewise by being the first UK printer to buy one. I met with MD Simon Olley to talk about the investment. 

Given the huge scope of Drupa, we asked manufacturers and PSPs within the large-format inkjet arena: What did the show tell you about technological developments/trends that could impact large-format print? Here’s what they said…

Frans Johansson, author of the ‘The Medici Effect’ and founder of The Medici Group, took the Drupa Cube by storm with his keynote on strategic innovation. Here’s what he had to say…

Inurface Media does just what it says on the tin – delivers digital signage solutions that make a real impact. But it’s not all about screens; the central London-based company works closely with a number of print companies to deliver integrated visual solutions for various markets, including retail, events, hospitality…

It’s easy to be blase about the data you own, manage and process. Easy but possibly expensive. The regulators can name and shame you, fine you or freeze your systems and bring your business to a standstill. Here Walter Hale tries to help you not get caught in the traps.

Why pay to have someone do what you can do yourself? As the internet makes it increasingly easy to handle printer maintenance and spare part replacement in-house, that’s exactly what seems to be happening.

Earlier this year Icon won an award for its meshh technology that can turn static advertising into interactive experiences. So could it revolutionise the retail print space?

.. then get your act together on sustainability. Here’s why.

All PSPs need to continually invest in new technology to remain competitive. But there are ways and means to getting the best from your spend as Cestrian explains.

Given its early adopter status when it comes to digital fabric printing, it might come as little surprise to learn that Kent-based theatrical drapery company Prompt Side has become the first to buy an EFI Vutek FabriVu 340 textile printer.

So you have business insurance. But is your policy fit for purpose now you’ve diversified? Scott Williams of First Insurance Solutions highlights considerations that might have escaped your notice.

Chris Boyd-Leslie, head of creative development at Oasis Graphics, devotes his time to exploring new inkjet print possibilities. His work is starting to pay off. Here’s how.

Are you entering the packaging market? According to Smithers Pira, it will have become a routine application for the digital wide-format community by 2021.