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Uninterrupted production with motorized roll feeder

The brand new Kongsberg Automate motorized roll feeder increases productivity on the Kongsberg C60 and 64 cutting tables. It dramatically reduces operator time for production of wide-format, flexible materials The roll feeder ensures consistent feeding of material onto the table’s conveyor belt, even if the roll is imperfectly rewound after printing. Vital for uninterrupted production […]

Kongsberg cutting table

Why sign makers prefer Kongsberg cutting tables

Getting signs finished on time and with that perfect contour cut requires a great workflow and ditto cutting table. Which is why you’re currently in the market for a cutting table with all the works, and preferably some cool extras to boot – are we right? Sure, we could tell you lots about our Kongsberg […]

value stream mapping the way to zero waste

Value Stream Mapping: the road to zero waste printing

The best way for printing companies to grow is not by increasing head count, but by striving for zero waste through Value Stream Mapping, continuously analyzing and improving processes. Just ask Data Image Group, a UK-based company specialized in wide-format and high-volume print and POS materials. Interviewed by Image Reports, Managing Director of Data Image […]

soft signage wide format printing

Softies but goodies! Soft signage is trending in wide format

Move over, paper (and all you rigid materials like hardboard, paperboard and plastics out there), because soft substrates are finally making their mark in the world of wide format printing. And we’re not talking beach flags, parasols, and what have you. No. We’re talking full-blown backdrops and extra-large posters and banners, printed on textile. Increasingly […]

grommet holes

What’s in a grommet hole? More than you think!

It goes without saying that banners are pretty useless if you can’t hang them somewhere. That’s where grommets (not to be confused with Gromit) come in. Are you about to design a banner and planning to mark the location of the grommet holes by hand? Then you’re making things way harder for yourself than necessary.

cut prepress costs for large format printing

Large format printing: how to cut prepress costs the smart way

In the world of large format printing, even the smallest of errors can blow up into a big problem – literally! What may seem like a minor issue or doesn’t even get noticed on screen could ruin entire large format print campaigns. Smart large format print providers know that a reliable prepress process is the […]

digital signage versus printed POP materials

To print or not to print? Is digital signage taking over POP?

Digital displays are popping up everywhere. Some people are even convinced that, sometime very soon, digital signage will become the most popular, if not the only, type of POP materials. Others believe printed materials are unlikely to ever disappear. The latter group is, of course, quite right. Evidently, no one knows for sure what the […]

POP Displays

How to encourage impulse purchases with POP displays

The shopping list is dead. Long live impulse buying! Did you know that about 80 percent of consumers make their purchase decisions on the spot? Unsurprisingly, POP displays are at an all-time high. Short for ‘point of purchase display’, a POP display is the ideal method to catch the shoppers’ attention and persuade them to […]

Candy Counter

3 tips to create powerful counter displays

We’ve all been there, picking up ‘just one more’ candy bar or stick of gum we don’t really need while waiting in line at the register. It’s a typical example of impulse buying, encouraged by point-of-purchase merchandising. Strategically designed to grab the consumer’s attention, counter displays play a big part in this type of marketing. […]

Infographic Display Store

It’s here! The ultimate store for your POP display templates

What’s in a name? Quite a lot in the case of a POP display, which is not just short for ‘point of purchase’ display but also literally makes a product pop. A tried and tested means to boost impulse sales, POP displays are a specific branch of packaging design that requires a great deal of […]