At Labelexpo 2019, HP and Karlville will introduce a complete solution for HP Indigo flexible packaging production. The new launch is set to break the production paradigm with a one-day pouch production process optimized for HP Indigo digital press printing.
CHILI publish, creator of market-leading software for smart artwork and marketing material creation, is excited to welcome Fabian Prudhomme to the team.
Spandex, the one-stop supplier of innovative solutions to the sign, graphics and display industries introduces six new satin metallic colours from Avery Dennison’s Supreme Wrapping Film (SWF) range of colour change wrapping vinyls.
Art Laminating and Finishing, LLC, a full-service custom print finisher in Atlanta, GA, has unveiled its brand-new Sample and Resource Center, upgrading its 300sq ft. sample showroom to a state-of-the-art facility of more than 1000 sq. ft.
Drytac's new metallic print media has been put to the test during an epic cross-country journey - and survived.
The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) has opened registration for the third installment of its apparel conference, THREADX (February 23 - 25, 2020; Scottsdale, Ariz.). Designed by SGIA’s Apparel Decorators Committee, THREADX takes a higher-level look at the industry, equipping attendees with ideas and strategies to take their businesses to the next level.
One of the UK’s largest funeral providers has appointed a leading display specialist to update window displays across their UK-wide network of funeral homes.
Since Nazdar Ink Technologies announced the EMEA product launch of its 204 Series digital imaging inks, customers have been impressed with the quality of output and cost-savings gained by making the switch to the alternative ink range.
Spandex, the one-stop supplier of innovative solutions to the sign, graphics and display industries, is launching the latest addition to the established ImagePerfect range of specialist window and glass films.
Xaar is celebrating the 20th birthday of its ever popular Xaar 128 printhead. Initially conceptualised for use in desktop fax machines, in fact, at launch the Xaar 128 proved to be better suited to other sectors due to its combination of reliability, ease of integration, speed and quality of print.
EasyCut Studio, a leading developer of vinyl cutter software programs, today announced the launch of its new edition of Easy Cut Studio.
Research commissioned by the UK sign and graphics industry’s leading trade association, the ISA-UK powered by BSGA, has revealed that, despite the uncertain political times, optimism is high in the industry.
The Commission of The European Digital Press Association (EDP) awarded Klick, Elitron’s newest software for “Best Print and Finishing Support Tool”. Elitron is once again on the podium for innovation.
Massivit 3D Printing Technologies, the leading provider of large format 3D printing solutions, has announced the appointment of Eyal Manzoor as the company’s new VP Global Sales.
EDP Awards Technical Committee cites superb sheet-to-sheet registration, quality, speed and reliability in selecting the Jet Press 750S as the winner in its category.
Comdatek GmbH is one of the most successful companies in the German market when it comes to printed marketing communications. From business cards to banners, the digital printing company, based in Hückelhoven, North Rhine- Westphalia, prints every imaginable promotional print application.
Durst, manufacturer of advanced digital printing and production technologies, has won a European Digital Press Association (EDP) award for its P5 350 printing system for large format specialists.
When you're one of the best car racing teams in the world, you need the very best graphics. That's why Renault F1 Team has chosen Roland DG’s new TrueVIS VG2, the second-generation eco-solvent print-and-cut device, to produce its race-leading Grand Prix prints.
In a record-setting competition, Agfa Graphics has won four Product of the Year awards from the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA).
Epson will run at least seven different printer models at The Print Show this year. These will demonstrate the breadth of applications and high quality results achievable from its dye sublimation, textile, label, photographic, POS and signage printers.
The release of the latest generation Digital Factory v10 Apparel software package includes a host of new colour management, performance and automated production workflow enhancements. CADlink has built upon years of highly successful DTG software innovations to bring this new product to market.
ASLAN, the privately owned German specialist in developing, manufacturing and marketing self-adhesive films, once again presents customised self-adhesive solutions for a wide range of applications at this year’s FESPA.
A tour of The M&R Companies facility in Roselle, Illinois, capped off three days of networking, innovation and education at FP3: Functional Printing, Process and Products (June 4–6, Itasca, Illinois), a new conference from the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA). M&R was FP3’s Diamond Sponsor, and 135 attendees were on hand for the event.
Nazdar SourceOne is pleased to announce the promotion of Rob Coleman to Vice President – Textile Business Unit. In this role, Rob will provide strategic leadership for the unit’s sales team located through the United States and Mexico.
Over the course of two days, more than 300 print service providers, influencers and trade press members are attending Agfa Graphics’ exclusive Red Carpet Event for a first look at the Jeti Tauro H3300 LED and its extreme capabilities.
SA International (SAi), the leading provider of software solutions for the signmaking, digital printing and CNC machining industries, has announced the appointment of Bobby Fosson as Channel Sales Manager for North America.
Antalis, the leading distributor of paper, visual communication and packaging solutions in Europe, will attend DSCOOP, the HP Graphic Arts user event to be held in Vienna, Austria from 13th to 15th June, as a platinum sponsor for the seventh consecutive year.
Estermann GmbH is winning new short-run work and is now able to meet its customers’ growing demands for print personalisation thanks to its investment in Fujifilm’s Jet Press 720S.
Hamburg wide-format business CCL installed a Zünd G3 to speed up its production – but soon discovered this multi-functional machine could help expand its product portfolio too.
Signage and wayfinding solutions experts, Reade Signs, has recently installed a new EFI Vutek LX3 – one of only eleven in the UK, supplied by CMYUK.
Toyo Ink SC Holdings Co., Ltd., the parent company of the Toyo Ink Group of Japan, today announced plans to make a full-fledged foray into the Myanmar market with the establishment of a production base in the Thilawa Special Economic Zone in Yangon.
Esko’s Automation Engine was chosen by French signage specialist Enseignes & Néons to better manage a fast-growing workload.
Enseignes & Néons, based in Istres on the Mediterranean coast near Marseille, was founded by Gaylor Herold and Christian, his father, as a sign company (letters, figures and logos painted by hand, later cut from wood or plastic and made out of neon tubes, LEDs, etc.).
Sports fans are getting ready for the world's ultimate football event, and Roland DG is flying the flag for England at its Creative Centre in Clevedon. On June 26th, join the Ro-land team for a day of World Cup-themed footie fun and some incredibly innovative printing.
The FESPA 2018 show in Berlin saw Mactac Europe launching 16 new colour choices and faster colour-matching for the popular MACal 9800 Pro range — including six new colours inspired by Mondrian’s palette. It means an even wider range of choices for long-term vehicle marking, window graphics, decorative & signage panels, and other branding applications.
The range of flatbed cutting plotters from Graphtec GB has been extended with the introduction of the latest FCX4000 model. It replaces the existing FC4500 machine and incorporates many of the advanced features found in the previously launched FCX2000 cutting plotter but is a lighter and smaller version.
The arrival of new equipment is a common scene at the Baker Labels factory in Brentwood. Managing Director Steve Baker continues his quest to invest and expand while encouraging and enthusing staff with printing inspiration.
Gaining access to the world’s leading visual communications solutions has just become a whole lot easier for commercial printers, POS printers and signmakers operating in Yorkshire, as Antalis brings regional stock and a new state-of-the-art conversion facility to its Leeds distribution centre.
Czech digital printing company, Computer MCL, has completed its transition to a new photo commerce platform with the addition of Taopix Desktop to its existing Online Designer.
International Out of Home Association FEPE International has announced the winners of its 2018 Awards, presented at its annual Congress in Sorrento on June 7.
Nick Devine, AKA The Print Coach, has been named as a keynote speaker for The Print Show 2018, while organisers have confirmed a host of new additions to the exhibitor list.
VGL, the Reading-based screen and digital print company, has become the first company in the UK and Ireland to sign up for a specialised version of Durst’s next-generation platform, the P5 Series, which was announced globally earlier this year.
When ColorDynamics decided to add wide-format printing to its repertoire last year, the Allen, Texas-based commercial printing company acquired Superior Graphics, an established signage and graphics provider in Dallas.
SA International (SAi), the leading provider of software solutions for the signmaking, digital printing and CNC machining industries, has announced a new collaboration with Stiles Machinery. Stiles’ woodCAD/CAM software customers can now use EnRoute ATP (Automatic Toolpath Processing) software to generate code for Homag CNC routers and machining centers.
Canon, leader in imaging solutions, today launches the new Océ LabelStream 4000 series, an industrial-scale UV inkjet press with optional flexo printing, embellishment and finishing units.
Esko, today announced a major new release of its packaging and labels prepress editor, ArtPro+. Built on decades of experience – with over 25.000 Esko prepress editors currently in use – this latest version is designed to fit the needs of today’s prepress production.
Esko, a global technology innovator providing hardware and software for packaging design, development and production, today reported that it has joined forces with Danaher (NYSE: DHR) sister companies AVT, X-Rite and Pantone to integrate its automation and collaboration solutions, with the X-Rite and Pantone color technology and AVT’s camera inspection solutions.
Tilia Labs, a leading developer of planning, imposition, and automation software solutions for the graphic arts industries, will be attending its first Dscoop event, Unleashing Print Vienna 2018, June 13-15.
In partnership with Pantone, provider of professional color standards for the design industry, and X-Rite, global leader in the science and technology of color and appearance, GlobalVision proudly announces the release of the world’s first digital Color Inspection system for print & packaging.
Chief, a leading packaging and display provider in the US, today announced its investment in the HP PageWide C500 Press for single-pass, direct-to-board mainstream production to serve growing demand for high-quality digitally printed corrugated displays and packaging.
Benson Signs is among the UK’s largest sign manufacturers. Founded in 1969, the company is today headquartered in the northern docks area of Liverpool and has at its team’s disposal over fifty-thousand square feet of design and production space that was once tenements, an engineering works and a pub.
With the competition closing date for entries fast approaching on 29th June, Antalis has announced its expert judging panel for The Review 2018 Design & Print Awards.
Kernow Coatings, the global leader in the development of digitally printable synthetic substrates, will be showcasing a new portfolio of HP Indigo printable synthetics at this year's Dscoop Conference in Vienna.
Fantasy Prints, certified ISO9001 in October 2017, is well known in Edinburgh, East Lothian and the Scottish Borders for providing complete printing and signage solutions.
Fujifilm Europe today announces the launch of a new food-safe ink which significantly extends the application versatility of the Jet Press 720S for packaging production by enabling it to print on primary food packaging.
Drytac, an international manufacturer of self-adhesive materials for the print, label and industrial markets, has donated its ViziPrint Impress media to help Courageous heARTS, a Minneapolis based charity, to create a stunning window display for its youth workshop.
Ritrama has been awarded for the third time the prestigious "Schreiner Preferred Supplier" award as part of the "Preferred Supplier" programme.
Summa is pleased to report another successful showing at Fespa Berlin 2018. In front of an international and eager audience Summa seized the opportunity to present its newest developments and innovations on their arsenal of finishing cutting equipment.
FESPA Global Print Expo 2018 (Messe Berlin, 15 to 18 May) reinforced its standing as the global landmark event for speciality printers, with visitors from a record 142 countries gravitating to the German capital for the four-day show.
At FESPA Global Print Expo in Berlin, Onyx Graphics officially launched ONYX 18 software, the latest version release that includes new colour technologies for colour accuracy, consistency and conformance to standards such as G7 and Fogra that print service providers can prove to their customers.
Since 1952, Middleton Group Inc. has been known for merchandising, design, and unique print innovations. The most recent addition to its line-up is the Onset X3 wide format UV flatbed inkjet printer, equipped with three-quarter automation that includes a feed table and robotic arm take-off. Middleton Group Inc. also upgraded its existing Onset LT to a full-build Onset with White, allowing for 50 percent increased output.
Once again Guandong succeeds in impressing visitors at Fespa. After our retail-inspired stands of previous years, interior decoration moved into the spotlight and shone with flying colours in Piazza Italia.
"We put our technology at your service" was Pixartprinting's slogan for its first appearance at FESPA 2018. The web-to-print company, which has a manufacturing department packed with the best printing solutions currently available on the market, introduced itself as a potential new partner to European printing companies and print service providers.
The Zünd team has completed another successful event – the FESPA Global Print Expo in Berlin – with another EDP Award to add to its collection.
The Nyala LED UV inkjet printer from swissQprint has garnered an EDP Award, winning the category “Flatbed/Hybrid Printers up to 250 sqm/h”.
Durst, an inkjet pioneer and manufacturer of advanced digital printing and production technologies, unveiled the latest technology developments in large format print, service and software at the successful Durst Tech Days (May 18-19).
Ivan Tenchev from Bulgaria has been announced the winner of FESPA’s World Wrap Masters Series at FESPA Global Print Expo 2018 in Berlin, Germany. Second and third prizes went to Casper Madsen and Jan Edelgaard, both from Denmark. All three winners received cash prizes.
As businesses increasingly look for innovative ways to take their communications up a notch, Antalis is reminding printers of the benefits to be had by making full use of the colour capabilities of the Xerox Premium NeverTear range.
Industry support is growing for FP3: Functional Printing, Process and Products, a new conference from the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA).
During the four day event, Ricoh announced Europe’s first installation of the Ricoh Pro T7210 at Grafoprojekt, Croatia, and Italy’s first at Beepag. It also held key discussions with more than 500 companies which will continue long after the event.
Handy Labels has been going strong since 2007 and last year extended its reach even further with a fresh new website, helping artisan businesses to improve their packaging and accessibility. Running steadily over this decade have been two Roland DG SOLJET Pro 4 XR-640 large format printer/cutters.
Formed in 2004, Vipline is a leading print service provider, specialising in wide format printing, illuminated signage and providing a range of products and services to advertisers and designers.
The Training Academy, part of the William Smith Group 1832, will train and inspire those in the sign, graphics and interiors industries, which it has worked with for over a century.
Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions today launched two new ranges of vehicle films addressing comfort, safety and value protection. The new solutions were introduced in Berlin at FESPA, Europe’s largest exhibition for the wide format print industry.
CSL Digital has landed the prestigious International Trade and Export Award, sponsored by Heathrow, at a glittering Business Awards Ceremony staged at the Aylesbury Waterside Theatre.
Today, EasyCut Studio, the leading provider of vinyl cutting software solutions dedicated for the professional sign making and sign production processes, has announced the launch and worldwide availability of Easy Cut Studio version 4.1.03. the latest version of Easy Cut Studio includes many new vinyl cutters supported, like Mutoh ValueCut Series, Fenta, Roland GS and etc.
In a market awash with constant technological advancements, Antalis has bolstered its digital team in order to provide customers with the industry’s most holistic consultancy when seeking to keep abreast of the latest innovations, along with training and support.
Released just two months ago, the new tilia Griffin Pro App has already scooped a major industry award for its developer, Tilia Labs.
Reprocad Ltd (RCL) is distributing the Rigoli MVZ 1000 printer as; the first roll-to-roll, wide web, single-pass, inkjet printer powered by Memjet and designed for flexible packaging applications.
Registration for the 16th edition of Labelexpo Americas, the region’s leading trade show for the label and package printing industry, is now open.
Dscoop, the largest print and design community in the industry, counts down to the opening of its EMEA conference, Unleashing Print Vienna 2018 (13-15 June).
To celebrate its long-standing partnership with Soyang Technologies, the team at Soyang Europe has created a unique timeline graphic, which has been installed at its Lancashire headquarters.
With the paper industry facing a ‘perfect storm’ of challenges resulting in recent price rises, Antalis is advising resellers to “be brave” when it comes to educating end customers about the added value of premium papers.
Lance Dentith and Dean Sanger have known each other for two decades. Lance is the Managing Director of L&S Prints and Dean is the Managing Director of Sabur Ink Systems Ltd, and it is no coincidence that over the course of their business history, their respective companies have grown and grown and forged enviable reputations in their fields.
Drytac, an international manufacturer of self-adhesive materials for the print, label and industrial markets, has announced that its SpotOn Floor 200 media has achieved a global Class B1 Fire Rating.
Electronics For Imaging, Inc., is announcing two new EFI Fiery digital front ends (DFEs) designed to drive Ricoh's new ProTM C9200/ProTM C9210 high end digital colour production presses.
Rugby retailer First XV has bought the UK’s first SureColor SC-F2100 DTG (Direct to Garment) printer from Epson reseller Xpres to help grow its own brand products business.
The launch edition of Labelexpo Southeast Asia – the biggest label and package printing event in the region – has exceeded all expectations, with 7,934 attendees from 62 countries flocking to BITEC in Bangkok, Thailand for the three day show from 10-12 May.
Xaar plc, the leader in industrial inkjet technology, is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen McLintock as Chief Customer Officer.
Xaar plc, the world leader in industrial inkjet technology, has been awarded ‘Innovation of the Year’ at the 3D Printing Industry Awards 2018.
Amid recent furore around plastic waste in the UK, Antalis is encouraging customers to take the transition towards more sustainable visual communications media – while stating that there is still a huge task ahead in rendering it a cost-effective, viable alternative for mainstream adoption.
Boran Reklam, investing in the Nyala LED digital printer in order to transition into industrial grade production, has thus achieved the flexibility, productivity and strength they desire.
Antalis, the leading distributor of paper, visual communication and packaging solutions in Europe, has donated DIBOND Digital board to support a photographic exhibition highlighting the plight of rare Welsh Mountain goats in Snowdonia.
FESPA Global Print Expo will return to Spain in 2020, this time to Madrid, with dates confirmed from 24 - 27 March 2020. The event will be located at Fiera de Madrid and will cover screen, digital and textile printing and will be co-located with European Sign Expo.
The Delta Group, a London-based global visual communications provider, made an important investment in digital technology at the FESPA Global tradeshow in Berlin, purchasing an EFI Nozomi C18000 single-pass, ultra-high-speed LED inkjet corrugated packaging press from Electronics for Imaging, Inc. The Delta Group made the investment to meet customer needs, including increased demand for faster turnaround times and lower costs.
Mimaki, a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and cutting systems, today reported that the European Digital Press Association (EDP) has honoured the company with two prestigious EDP awards.
Lasercut.London Ltd. is a specialist in its field, having evolved from a laser-cutting business to a problem-solving consultancy for high-end brands, offering design and manufacture of awards, furniture, automotive products and more.
Durst, a manufacturer of advanced digital printing and production technologies, has been awarded the prestigious European Digital Press Association (EDP) Award for “Best flatbed/hybrid printer > 250m/h”.
Italian graphics and printing services specialist Beepag has invested in the country’s first Ricoh Pro T7210 UV flatbed solution to enable it to respond to new market opportunities with print speeds up to 100 square metres per hour.
Arrow Digital has recently installed a 3.2 meter x 3.2 meter MCT Versatech2, the latest in digital cutting/finishing.
Presentation proposals are being accepted for the 2018 Digital Textile Printing Conference (December 5–6, Durham, North Carolina).
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