Entries Tagged as 'Print Industry News'

PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral

Pantone Colour of the Year 2019

Pantone has announced that ‘Living Coral’ 16-1546 is its Colour of the Year for 2019. Pantone describes Living Coral as “an animating and life-affirming coral hue with a golden undertone that energizes and enlivens with a softer edge”. For over 20 years, Pantone has been influential with its Colour of the Year and this year […]

The Myth: Making paper destroys forests

The Fact: Paper production supports sustainable forest management. European forests have grown by over 30% since 1950 and are increasing in size by an area four times the size of London every year! Forest Resources, 1953 and UN FAO Global Forest Resources Assessment – 2010 Forests cover almost half of Europe’s land and forest area […]

Lego Staff have the coolest Business Cards

How’s this for a cool Business Card? Lego staff get their own mini-me Lego figures which contain the employee’s name, contact details and are even designed to look like their owners! Head of Lego UK PR Emma Owen said: “I don’t have any red trousers, but otherwise it’s a pretty good likeness. They’re so cute […]

3D Printing for all from eBay Exact

The internet auction site eBay has raised the 3D printing stakes with the beta release of eBay Exact, an app that allows the customisation of 3D printed products, such as iPhone cases and Jewellery. Customers can choose from a selection of products made from a variety of materials, including plastics, wood and metals and then […]

NeverWet (Waterproof anything!)

What an amazing product this is, NeverWet is a superhydrophobic spray-on coating that repels water, mud, ice and other liquids. It must have a million applications and we have some great ideas for it in the print sector. NeverWet is definitely a company to watch, they will make a fortune…

Do Consumers Still Prefer Paper?

Nobody can escape the fact that the digital world is well and truly upon us with millions of us now regularly using the likes of Facebook, Twitter and other social media networks for personal and business use. Most of us own at least one type of electronic device be it a laptop, smart phone, tablet […]

Two Sides ‘No Wonder You Love Paper’ Campaign

The Two Sides Campaign

Promoting the attractiveness and sustainability of print and paper We thought we’d share some more interesting reading from www.twosides.info Two Sides is an ‘initiative by companies from the Graphic Communications Value Chain’ whose ‘common goal is to promote the responsible production and use of print and paper, and dispel common environmental misconception’.

The Economic Importance of Print

Some interesting reading on the Print Industry which we thought we would share… According to statistics analysis by the BPIF (British Printing Industries Federation) Print is not only sustainable but was the second highest value-adding industry in the UK (second to Pharmaceuticals).