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F e br u a ry /M a rc h 20 14 Volume 105 / Number 1 CO N T E N T S C OL UMN S About the Cover Though still in its infancy, industrial inkjet technology is emerging rapidly for both functional and decorative applications, including the Formica Envision custom laminate used on this table. Learn which markets are showing great promise on page 18. Cover design by Kelly N. Kofron. Photo courtesy of Formica. EXPERT APPAREL 14 Three Fast Ways to Separate Designs in Photoshop Thomas Trimingham When you're in a hurry, these three separation techniques can mean the difference between making and missing your deadline. S hOP TAL k 36 how I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love Inkjet Andy MacDougall Two decades after first laying eyes on a wide-format inkjet printer, our Shop Talk columnist's relationship with the technology is beginning to thaw. FEATURES 18 Inkjet's Next Frontier Ron Gilboa Screen printing remains the dominant imaging technique in most industrial applications, but inkjet is making rapid advancements. 24 New Dimensions in Digital Printing Ben P. Rosenfield Learn about a relatively new class of inkjet printers designed specifically for promotional products and other three-dimensional products. 29 The Other Shop Software Just about every shop uses design and RIP software these days, but a wealth of management and production solutions are also available. D E P A R T ME NTS 4 6 33 34 35 EDITORIAL INSIGHTS NEW PRODUCTS DISTRIBUTOR/DEALER DIRECTORY CLASSIFIEDS AD INDEx SCREENPRINTING Online Communities SCREEN PRINTING (ISSN 00369594) is published bi-monthly by ST Media Group International Inc., 11262 Cornell Park Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45242-1812. Telephone: (513) 421-2050, Fax: (513) 362-0317. No charge for subscriptions to qualified individuals. Annual rate for subscriptions to non-qualified individuals in the U.S.A.: $46 USD. Annual rate for subscriptions in Canada: $77 USD (includes GST & postage); all other countries: $101 (Int'l mail) payable in U.S. funds. Printed in the U.S.A. Copyright 2014, by ST Media Group International Inc. All rights reserved. The contents of this publication may not be reproduced in whole or in part without the consent of the publisher. The publisher is not responsible for product claims and representations. Periodicals Postage Paid at Cincinnati, OH and at additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: Screen Printing, P.O. Box 1060, Skokie, IL 60076. Change of address: Send old address label along with new address to Screen Printing, P.O. Box 1060, Skokie, IL 60076. For all subscription services, back issues, and single-copy sales, contact:, Fax: (847) 763-9030, Phone: (847) 763-4938, New Subscriptions:; Renewals:

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