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Become a Jack-of-all-trades

To be a Jack-of-all-trades is said to be master of none. But is that actually true in this age of diversity and opportunity? Yes, I did say 'opportunity'. You might be thinking how can anyone in their right mind believe that there is now room for opportunity and growth? Well, when you've lived through and survived one recession, what's another except a new challenge to wake up to every day and tackle the situation head-on.

Irish cream

The main show in the Ireland print calendar is about to take place. Here's what you can expect from Sign and Digital Ireland 2009.

Playing the risk game

Take no risk and you can expect no reward. It can be a ruthless game, but follow these tactical tips and you will stand a better chance of coming out on top. By Walter Hale.

Second hand rise

With money tight it's hardly surprising that trade in used wide-format printers is stronger than ever. So can you find real value-for-money deals?

Under the bonnet

Printheads and inks are key to the smooth running of any inkjet printer. Sophie Matthew-Paul looks at the developments that optimise performance.

Machines that have made a difference

Have you a large-format printer that has made a significant impact on how you do business? These companies have - what about you?

Finding Investment Finance

Manufacturers and suppliers have a vested interest in helping you find funding for new equipment. So should you turn to them in these tough economic times?

To VDP or not  to VDP?

That is a good question, and one that deserves asking again given that variable data printing still fails to make much real impact in wide-format. Why aren't we seeing more wide-format print using variable data?

The onset of something big

As BETA test site of the first Inca Onset S20 printer, PPE is already seeing new markets open up thanks to the technology.

Can do it better

We're not doing too bad on the environmental front, but in recession are we letting our attention slip? Michael Savage, Envirowise production specialist, provides a revision lesson on how we can improve.

Making it personal

Can we reap the benefits of customisation in wide-format production? The answer is yes, says Sophie Matthews-Paul.