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In at the finish

Sophie Matthews-Paul looks at some of the finishing techniques which improve workflow and guarantee perfect end results.

What lies ahead

Forewarned is forearmed, which is why environmental consultant Clare Taylor updates you on the energy and waste control changes planned for this spring.

NOT JUST ANOTHER BRICK IN THE WALL

Digital Imaging Services is making money from its creativity and project management as much as from print by producing stunning visual campaigns, such as this enormous brickwork vinyl and metal 'graffiti'.

Go Future Gazing

at Sign and Digital UK, where the UK wide-format industry does business.

The UK's premier sign making and digital printing event returns to the Birmingham NEC on the 13th, 14th and 15th April 2010.

Arizona is coming up roses for Oc?

Oc?'s latest addition might look similar to other Arizona models but it yields several differences. Sophie Matthews-Paul investigates

Epson Stylus Pro 9700

This month Sophie Matthews-Paul visits Colourgen in Maidenhead where she puts the Epson Stylus Pro 9700 through its paces as an option for quick and easy production of full-colour posters and displays

Becoming virtual visitors

As show season advances toward us, print industry consultant Malcolm McReath asks whether we really need to trudge miles to physically attend these events, or whether online virtual visiting is becoming a more attractive proposition.

Playing the generation game

Successful selling has always been predicated on an accurate understanding of the customer and his needs but are your sales professionals in step with the new buyers? Consultants Peter Lancaster and Jacky Morgan explain what you need to do to attract them.

WISH YOU HAD W2P?

Is Web-to-print part of your service offering or are you one of the many wide-format print producers who see no value in it? If you're the latter, you're missing out.

There's a certain reluctance among large-format printers to use W2P - largely because it's felt it drives prices down, there's a preference to do bespoke business on a face-to-face basis and there are concerns over the level on cash and commitment it will require. But online is how many of your potential customers want to do business, so are you dismissing it too readily? Here's what five print companies have to say about their experiences with W2P.

The EDP Interview: HP

HP chiefs are quizzed by journalists from magazines within the European Digital Press Association in this inaugural interview with leading suppliers.

Where we're heading

With the 2010 Widthwise survey of the UK and Ireland's wide-format print market just around the corner, Sophie Matthews-Paul talks to the sponsors of the last report about its findings and what it indicates about the ongoing direction and development of the sector.

The photographer's dream machine

HP's Designjet Z3200 wide-format aqueous-based printer duo encapsulates every feature needed to produce high quality accurate results.

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