Our industry is evolving. For those of us who have been engaged in it for years, the work we do now is more than what has traditionally been defined as printing. For those entering this business, abilities to re-define the industry abound. NIP is no longer just about traditional methods of printing—defined as laying colorants on substrates—but it is still about using printing to make things. It is about the ways that printing processes are becoming integrated into larger manufacturing processes. It’s about the ways that fundamental printing technologies are being used to produce complex objects. It’s about the ways that printing workflows are expanding to allow for greater creative flexibility and efficiency, whether we’re producing one item or one million. And it’s about the ways that needs for new printing “inks” and substrates are challenging us to develop new components to meet industry needs.
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