22 Jan 2020
Bashing Heads – the complex ways of head technology.

Bashing Heads – the complex ways of head technology

A recent industry trade show offered me the chance to view lots of new stuff and meet with industry leaders and fellow industry members. At night while sitting at the hotel bar, I overheard an in-depth conversation about inkjet head technology. Yes, inkjet head technology is still a big discussion at trade shows, especially in the hotel bar for some reason.

In the Middle Eastern city of Dubai, for example, they will host the World Expo 2020.

Happy New Year: 2020 the year of print

Well, Happy New Year to you all! I hope you have made some great new year’s resolutions too! Perhaps stopping smoking, stopping drinking, stopping flying, stopping eating meat, stopping yelling at your dog. Stop, stop and stop!

Mike Horsten Blogs - Hot, Hotter, Hottest – A Calender Story.

Mike Horsten Blogs - Hot, Hotter, Hottest – A Calender Story

We are getting closer to the holiday season and the temperatures have started to drop fast in Western Europe. The cold wind is picking up and I’m getting the driveway ready for Santa and his reindeer-pulled sled to come and join us. We definitely don’t want to miss him this year; when the cold arrives, we should be ready to warm up with some hot chocolate and a burning fireplace.

Drytac blog - Elevate your graphics with the right media.

Drytac blog - Elevate your graphics with the right media

If you're looking for a captive audience for your advertising or branding, you can't get much more focused than an elevator - exterior or interior. Your market may only be exposed to the display for a few seconds at a time - although possibly several times a day - which means it must have an immediate impact. But if you get it right, there's incredible potential for engagement.

Technology vs knowledge: why sharing is caring.

Technology vs knowledge: why sharing is caring

Having worked for technology companies for the last 35+ years, I decided to do things differently from now on. I decided that sharing information is better than keeping it to yourself – especially in the printing industry and textile markets where knowledge is often kept close to the heart in case a competitor is looking, might steal your idea or whatever reasoning you would like to come up with.

Cakes and PVC: What do they have in common?.

Cakes and PVC: What do they have in common?

Vinyl is a standard sign and graphics material, with great results for a whole range of applications. But there is more than one type, and it's important to choose the correct media for your project.