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The What, Why and How of Dye Sublimation Printing

Posted by Lauren Searson on 5/8/19 12:03 PM

With its variety of applications — from rigid substrates to fabrics — dye sublimation printing is a growing industry trend. However, like any printing method, it has its own considerations, technology and processes — all of which require a thorough understanding and proper training.
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Topics: Wide Format, Color Management, SGIA Workshops, Inks, Fabrics, Dye Sublimation Printing

Color Management Training Makes Its Australian Debut

Posted by Ray Weiss on 5/2/19 4:16 PM

Two years ago, SGIA President and CEO Ford Bowers asked if I was willing to travel to Australia. “Sure, why not?” I replied, having no idea of the adventure that awaited me.

It had all started with Ford and SGIAA President, Nigel Davies discussing ways to revitalize SGIAA’s membership. Ford’s first suggestion was color management training and certification, which is where I entered the picture.

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Topics: Wide Format, Commercial Printing, Digital Textile Printing, Color Management Boot Camp, Color Management, Education, Workflow

The Hidden Obstacles to Optimizing Wide-Format Workflows

Posted by Erik Strik on 4/10/19 2:02 PM

The intricacies of color management are well-known throughout the digital print sector — but what else could be influencing inconsistent color production and exacerbating wide-format workflow bottlenecks?

PrintFactory invited print shop representatives to share their experiences and frustrations in a short survey, helping to create a fuller picture of the biggest blockers to productivity and profitability. 

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Topics: Wide Format, Research and Reporting, Color Management, Workflow

Explore What’s on the Horizon at the 2018 SGIA Expo (Part 1)  

Posted by Bill Stein on 8/8/18 3:22 PM

It’s not your father’s printing industry any more. Whereas once upon a time you were either a litho printer or a screen printer or a flexographic printer, the advent of digital technologies means market segments are blurring.

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Topics: SGIA, Printing, Wide Format, Commercial Printing, Print, Printing Industry, Packaging, Digital Printing, SGIA Expo, Industry Training, Color Management, Education

How to Get the Most Out of SGIA Workshops and Other Training

Posted by Linda & Tery Tennant, Partners, Attainment, Inc. on 7/18/18 3:37 PM

 

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Topics: SGIA, Printing, Wide Format, Digital Printing, Students, Color Management, SGIA Workshops, Education, Screen Printing