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Do you feel your bank works for you, or against you? Here Rod Whitehead and Helen Sallis of Independent Banking Professionals suggest how you can get more from what can be a vexed relationship.

Martyn Eustace of Two Sides - the initiative that promotes the attractiveness and sustainability of print and paper - was recently awarded the Gold Medal by the Paper Industry Gold Medal Association for his longstanding contribution to the industry. Should you be joining him on the quest to make print’s environmental credentials better understood? Here’s his take on the situation…

Automation is impacting finishing as it is the rest of the production process. But that’s not the only development focus when it comes to the end game as Richard Stuart-Turner explains.

When mixed reality becomes, well, reality, how will you know what’s true and what isn’t? And how will that impact on visual experiences, including print? Walter Hale investigates.

Given this is a milestone year for the Image Reports Widthwise project, we thought we’d use Fespa 2017 for a live debate on some of the key findings of the poll - which though UK based, no doubt touches upon topics and trends impacting PSPs in the sector across Europe and beyond. Here’s what our PSP panel had to say…

It’s a decade since Image Reports embarked on what was to become an annual ‘state-of-the-sector’ investigation and analysis of the UK and Ireland’s large-format digital print sector. The Widthwise Report 2017 is just out - here are the key findings.

What significant technical developments and trends were seen in large-format printers at Fespa and Sign and Digital UK? Richard Stuart-Turner reports.

The first new version of the PDF specification since 2008 has just been published by the International Standards Organisation. So what will be the impact on print production of PDF 2.0 - the first post-Adobe standard? Martin Bailey, CTO of Global Graphics and the primary UK expert to the ISO committees working on PDF, PDF/X and PDF/VT provides pointers. 

…is that its lifecycle isn’t as green as it could be. But are things changing? Netherlands-based ColGraphix, a global distributor of products for the digital dye-sublimation sector, believes it could be. Here’s how.

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