Thu, Jun

Time to call in the experts

 DIY is all well and good but sometimes you need outside expertise. Vision in Print provides just that via its business improvement programme which gives you the framework to build a more streamlined and efficient business.

Getting the right double-act

Sophie Matthews-Paul takes you through the plethora of combination flatbed/roll-fed printers now available.

A jewel of a printer

Sophie Matthews-Paul visits Roland DG's UK headquarters and puts the company's new metallic ink option through its paces.

Take it back

How HP is boosting the green credentials of its latex printers with the European expansion of its Large-Format Media Take-Back scheme.

Inflexible friends

Sophie Matthews-Paul looks at how environmental issues are shaping the rigid print media offering.

Follow the leader

A year after announcing its Environmental Vision 2050, Epson is actively pursuing sustainable development. But is its call for other manufacturers to follow suit being heard?

The line of succession

Do you know who will take over the family business when it's time for you to wave goodbye? Unless you have a plan in place you might find yourself dethroned withoutthe due level of financial support.

Give us a twirl

Should you be turning to 3D modelling? The ability to turn flat design graphics into moveable 3D representations of finished jobs will give you the edge. So is it a fasion set to take off?

Great expectations

Are you getting a gold rated service from your suppliers? If not, is it all their fault or are you expecting too much?

On a roll

Nearly every wide-format printer has a dedicated roll-fed unit making them the bread-and-butter machines of the industry. With the huge range of inks and technical specifications now available, Sophie Matthews-Paul says it's easy to see why.

Giant strides made by superwides

 This year has seen important additions to the 5m-wide printer offering. The added versatility of these big beasts now makes them a worthwhile investment argues Sophie Matthews-Paul.