HP investing more into water based inks

The weekly Verdigris blog by Laurel Brunner HP has announced a $200 million investment into furthering its water based printing technologies for corrugated packaging and textile printing. The money will be spent on digital printing technologies for these applications in order to make them more sustainable. The money will be spent over at least five … Read more

Print the Change cooperative

The weekly Verdigris blog by Laurel Brunner A new cooperative for green printing has been set up for sheet fed offset printing companies. The Print the Change cooperative wants to attract organisations keen to turn themselves into more environmentally friendly outfits. At first glance, and in the current eco-aware climate, this looks like a brilliant … Read more

Toppan pushing the boundaries

The weekly Verdigris blog by Laurel Brunner We all know the advantages of going direct to press for the environment. Direct digital printing requires no intermediate steps to create a printing forme. The print can be produced on demand and benefits from data driven production so variable data is possible and colour quality can be … Read more

Colour me green

The weekly Verdigris blog by Laurel Brunner These days interest in sustainability and reducing environmental impact appears to be high. At least it is amongst consumers and governments, but although lots of people talk the talk, the number of companies in the graphics industry actually doing anything real is pretty dismal. Even amongst big name … Read more