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    Following Guidelines

    According to the Canadian Government website: How to protect others— Wearing a homemade non-medical mask/facial covering in the community is recommended for periods of time when it is not possible to consistently maintain a 2-metre physical distance from others, particularly in crowded public...
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    Koenig & Bauer Offers Remote Video Support App

    Visual PressSupport is a live video streaming App that Koenig & Bauer offers for sheetfed presses & other business units. In addition to audio transmission, it enables live videos to be transmitted directly from a mobile device to the hotline technician during remote maintenance. The success...
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    Is DTG (direct to garment) Technology discussions covered here in PrintPlanet?

    A DTG forum would be like any other. A Forum (like this one) is like a file cabinet with threads acting like drawers in the cabinet. Threads can contain any point of interest, all within the DTG forum.
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    Paper Bottles for Johnnie Walker!

    Diageo Plc—the world’s biggest spirits maker—has ramped up its efforts to tackle plastic waste. Beginning early 2021, Johnnie Walker scotch whisky will be available in plastic-free bottles. The new bottle—made from wood pulp that meets food grade standards—is fully recyclable. Diageo & partner...
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    Mutoh Online FlexiSIGN Training

    If you own a wide format printer—any brand—and you use FlexiSIGN, then this webinar series might be just what you’re looking for. Maybe you or someone new needs a little refresher, or you just want to see a few tips from a world expert. No matter your need, you’ll learn more in these 5-days of...
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    Survey: Commercial Printing & the Pandemic

    Works for me. Anybody else get this warning message?
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    DRUPA 2021—Shortened to Nine Days

    The duration of the next drupa will be shortened to 9 days, from the original 11-day schedule. New dates: April 20 through 28, 2021 at the Düsseldorf, Germany fairgrounds. This decision—in response to the wishes of the partner association VDMA (Printing & Paper Technology Trade Association) and...
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    Is DTG (direct to garment) Technology discussions covered here in PrintPlanet?

    Hi GC, we do talk about packaging and label printing here on PrintPlanet: there's a forum for each. If there's enough interest for DTG, it can also be added.
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    Survey: Commercial Printing & the Pandemic

    InfoTrends response: Thank you for inquiring about the option of sending our survey to your members. We will send the Executive Summary to participants. Please find attached a link that you can forward to your members: Covid Survey The respond-by date is 7/23/20.
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    Accurately Make Social Distancing Signs with Drytac’s Guide

    As more businesses open to the public, Drytac—a leading international manufacturer of self-adhesive materials for large format print & signage—has released 2-guides on using social distancing graphics safely on walls, windows and floors: one for the UK and another for North America. As we enter...
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    Sales Double—Using 50% Fewer Staff—by Automating Imposition

    No, they integrated Impostrip with Esko AE.
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    Survey: Commercial Printing & the Pandemic

    Update: Have not received any response from InfoTrends on this survey.
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    Sales Double—Using 50% Fewer Staff—by Automating Imposition

    California-based Boone Graphics, a full-service graphic design & letterpress studio, specializes in surveys & manuals for the Medical Industry; and prints over 50,000 unique jobs each year. Boone combines multiple prepress & production workflow solutions, including ESKO’s Automation engine, to...
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    Residual PET Materials Recycled for High-value Injection Molding

    For Leonhard Kurz—Fürth, Germany—it was a vision to be able to return their residual PET material from hot stamping, cold transfer and digital transfer to the material cycle. This vision has now become a reality—Kurz has developed a process for recycling these materials. After 3-years and...
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    Heidelberg dumps drupa!

    Koenig & Bauer says "Participation in drupa 2021 is not in question".
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    Survey: Commercial Printing & the Pandemic

    ( More feedback—My email to InfoTrends): In explanation. This was about the email (attached) and the link that I was referencing for taking the Covid-19 survey. Apparently its a PURL for me and doesn’t work for anyone else to take the survey. We have around 20,000 members who are all actively...
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    Survey: Commercial Printing & the Pandemic

    Oh, I see what you mean. I went to their home page where they have the survey listed: But there's no link to take the survey !! Strange. I emailed...
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    Survey: Commercial Printing & the Pandemic

    InfoTrends / Keypoint Intelligence, is conducting a survey of US printing establishments to understand how the printing industry is evolving as the US economy reopens. Per your preference, they will send you the survey’s executive summary or a $20 gift card, for your time. Click on...
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    GCAG Renamed in Honor of Ray Prince

    The GCAG (Graphic Communication Advisors Group), formed in 2017, has been reorganized & renamed to honor its founder, the late Raymond J. Prince. The group’s purpose is to keep the graphic communication industry alive and vibrant by helping industry companies solve problems, come up with new...
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    Landa-S10 Press Installation Now Underway at K-1 Packaging

    K-1 Packaging Group—a City of Industry, CA provider of custom packaging solutions—has taken delivery of a new Landa S10 Nanographic Printing Press. The press is currently being installed. The S10 will produce short to medium run static & variable jobs, consisting primarily of 5,000...

Automatically Autonomous Automation

Automatically Autonomous Automation
Although the autonomous car is not quite ready, a lights out print operation is something you can do right now if you have a comprehensive Print MIS (Management Information System). The advantages can put money on your bottom line. So what’s your next step? Link to Article