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J u n e / J u l y 2 016 Volume 107 / Number 3 CO N T E N T S About the Cover Dive inside the new world of singlepass technology. Courtesy of Messe Düsseldorf/ctillmann. Cover design by Kelly N. Kofron. COLUMNS PRINT TECH 10 Industrial Printer Expands with Inkjet Barbara Montgomery Go inside Becker's Fabrication - an industrial imaging center that wears many hats, thanks to a growing variety of in-house technologies - and explore how inkjet plays a role in the production of overlays, P-O-P products, and more. E X P E RT A P PA R E L 12 Production: Tortoise or Hare? Tom Vann When it comes to screen printing, is it possible that slow and steady could win the race? Look at your production floor through the lens of the classic fable and you may learn a few things about your shop. S H O P TA L K 40 Print, Flash, and Rock 'n' Roll Andy MacDougall Ever notice an uncanny number of screen printers who are also musicians? (Or, are they musicians who are also screen printers?) The crossover is found everywhere from the obvious - gig poster and merch printers - to the likes of Academy members and industry suppliers. FEATURES 22 What's Next for Single-Pass Inkjets? Eileen Fritsch A new wave of single-pass inkjet printing technology is headed towards us at speeds reaching hundreds of thousands of square feet per hour. As digital short-run capabilities meet analog productivity, production across the imaging industry may be poised for a change. 28 DTG: Life in the Fast Lane Steve Duccilli Among the many developments in DTG technology is a trend toward higher productivity units. Learn about these and all the currently available models, and find out how faster DTG systems may impact the market. 30 DTG Sourcelist Screen Printing staff DEPARTMENTS 4 6 14 37 38-39 SCREENPRINTING Online Communities EDITORIAL INSIGHTS PRESSING ISSUES NEW PRODUCTS DISTRIBUTOR/DEALER DIRECTORY CLASSIFIEDS/AD INDEX 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 2016, 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:

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Screen Printing - June/July 2016

Screen Printing - June/July 2016
Editorial Insights
Pressing Issues
Industrial Printer Expands with Inkjet
Production: Tortoise or Hare?
New Products
What’s Next for Single-Pass Inkjets?
DTG: Life in the Fast Lane
DTG Sourcelist
Distributor/Dealer Directory
Classifieds/Ad Index
Print, Flash, and Rock ‘n’ Roll

Screen Printing - June/July 2016