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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?

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.

Where green becomes grey

Are we using greener materials or is cost preventing us? Sophie Matthews-Paul considers the views of manufacturers and suppliers of roll-fed substrates.

Mix and match

Do you have accurate colour matching across your wide-format printers? David Radtke, head of product management at colour specialist GMG, explains why it's easier than ever to get it right and make a difference to your business.

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?

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?