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Summer humidity and your screens

Summer humidity and your screens

The thumbnail version: It's time again to consider the impact  of summer humidity of your screens Humid  weather requires special precautions before shooting screens. The full version: It's time again to be aware of the impact of hot, humid weather on your screen room...

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Recycling what you supply?

The thumbnail version: The issue of sustainability in the fashion industry is here to stay Some creative garment decorators are turning it into a business advantage The full version: The fashion industry (which includes textile screen printing, of course) is under...

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Reading yet?

Reading yet?

The thumbnail version: This is an important topic worth a revisit. You need to remember that books are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers. The full version: I saw an article in one of the online newsfeeds today about the...

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Making your dryers more energy efficient

The thumbnail version: Energy costs keep rising. Dryers chew energy. There are ways to reduce a dryer's energy consumption. The full version: The new generation of dryers are being made to be much more energy efficient which is of course the right way to go in view of...

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Mental health

The thumbnail version: Shop owners and employees face mental health issues just like anyone else. Owners in particular are subject to stress affecting mental health. The full version: May 2nd to May 8th was Mental Health Week in Canada hosted by the Canadian Mental...

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The FESPA focus on sustainability

The FESPA focus on sustainability

The thumbnail version: The focus on sustainability continues to intensify. 42 sessions in FESPA's Sustainability Spotlight program speaks volumes. The full version: FESPA's Global Print Expo 2022 in Germany from May 31st to June 3rd, is featuring Sustainability...

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The prepress bottleneck

The prepress bottleneck

The thumbnail version: Tony Palmer writing for Images Magazine pinpoints a typical bottleneck. The full version: Tony Palmer writes a regular column on technical matters for Images Magazine. In the May edition he responds to a question from a printer about where...

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The emerging digital divide

The emerging digital divide

The thumbnail version: A BDC paper includes startling findings on cyberattacks against small and medium-sized Canadian businesses. The full version: This is about another BDC paper that deserves to be read by every Canadian business owner. The title to this one is,...

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Your website – the importance of SEO

The thumbnail version: SEO is designed to boost your website visits. The full version: Search engines such as Google, Bing, and Yahoo analyze every page of your website by means of algorithms so that they can potentially list your site as having answers to queries...

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Reinventing textile screen printing shops

The thumbnail version: Are textile screen printing shops going to have to reinvent themselves? The full version: About a year ago I raised this question in response to a discussion I had with an oil industry expert who said that oil companies were going to have to...

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Special effects re-visited

Special effects re-visited

The thumbnail version: Special effects can give you an edge over the competition Special effects speak to the technical ability of your shop The full version: I was reading an analysis of a special effects print in Images Magazine when I wondered why i don't see more...

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