Hear FESPA’s recently appointed president, Christophe Aussenac, and learn about his history with the organisation and his thoughts around future plans and new technologies. Aussenac also tells more about his exciting plans for events in the real world as the association encourages more printers to attend FESPA’s shows.
Hear more in the podcast below:
Matt Ashman from Durst Oceania and FESPA Australia Board member, talks to Sprinter editor Hafizah Osman about the power of its P5 platform
Sustainable textile materials with Mark Dodds, Fabric Technologist
In this week's podcast we talk with Mark Dodds, a fabric technologist, sourcing guru and production expert. His experience and insights signpost a new generation of materials, new buying behaviours, transparency and traceability and a switch to sustainable production. For now it's important that we source our materials with great care. How do you ensure that the materials you choose are sustainable and responsibly sourced? Let's listen and find out more...
Digital textile printing with Adele Genoni
In our latest podcast we discuss digital textile printing with Adele Genoni the Senior Vice President and General Manager of EFI Reggiani. The textile Industry has accelerated its march towards digitization for a number of reasons - partly as a direct result of the pandemic and the urgent requirement for sustainable technologies but also to meet the needs of the consumer and our print customers. In this podcast we discuss new technologies and Adele shares her insights on Industry trends and how EFI Reggiani technology is evolving to fulfil market demands and more.
Louis Prestia from Pantone on Colour Management
In this podcast we are joined by Louis Prestia, Senior Product Manager at Pantone. Louis is responsible for graphics and Pantone live, and has a deep knowledge of colour theory and its application within the print workflow. We discuss what's driving the urgent requirement for accurate colour management. Why is colour so misunderstood, and how do we bridge the skills gap? We also talk about Pantone connect, and we move on to talk about what's next for colour as our industry becomes increasingly digital.
In this podcast with Michelle Dellow of Papergraphics we discuss the growth of the Interior Décor sector. We touch on technology, materials and regulation, and discuss how ink-jet continues to advance the use of digital print applications for wallcoverings and window treatments. As the creative sector embraces the freedom of digital there is an increasing requirement for the sharing of knowledge. Collaboration between the print industry, creatives and the Interior Décor Industry continues to thrive as the sector explores new opportunities and new materials for interior decoration.
Chris Govier of Kornit Digital on Digital Disruption, Market Trends and the Future of Printed Textiles
In this podcast we take a deep dive into digital disruption with Chris Govier, the President of EMEA KDEU at Kornit Digital. Chris explains more on the new UK entity for Kornit formed last year. In conversation we also discuss various digital print technologies and discover - how and why - KD are democratising the textile printing marketplace. Kornit have seen incredible growth and success in the DTG sector. With new technology for roll to roll printing and a corporate commitment to sustainable technology the future of printed fabric on demand is set for a reinvention. E-tail is driving change in all sectors – we discuss that too!
Andrew Talbot is the CEO of Custom Gateway, a company which recently became part of the Kornit Digital family. In this podcast we discuss the critical need for print automation, the challenges that software overcomes and why technology will enable exponential growth in the manufacture of customized and personalized products in the next few years. Close proximity production is in high demand as customers increasingly require products delivered in 24 hours. Equipping your business for the transition to cloud based software integration, workflow management and automated manufacturing will deliver rewards: accelerated sale conversions, reduce operational inefficiencies and increase profitability.