21 Jul 2024

Zund

  • Steve Duccilli joins NAPCO Media as Vice President Steve Duccilli joins NAPCO Media as Vice President.

    NAPCO Media LLC has announced that Steve Duccilli has joined its Printing and Packaging Group as Vice President, Brand Director, Wide-Format and Industrial Printing.

  • Grant Fitz hired as EFI's new Chief Financial Officer Electronics For Imaging, Inc. has named veteran tech finance executive Grant Fitz as its new chief financial officer.

    Electronics For Imaging, Inc. has named veteran tech finance executive Grant Fitz as its new chief financial officer.

  • Mutoh America launch 2 new eco-solvent printers Mutoh Launches New Eco-Solvent Printer Platform, XpertJet 1641SR/1682SR.

    MUTOH America Inc. a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers, announces the launch of two new 64 inch eco-solvent printers, XpertJet 1641SR / 1682SR.

  • AXYZ to hold further Open House Day event AXYZ to hold further Open House Day event.

    Supplier of routing and cutting systems, AXYZ Automation Group is to hold a further Open House Day in London on October 9.

  • The Hinojosa Group purchase new EFI Nozomi C18000 The Hinojosa Group Purchases a New EFI Nozomi Digital Printer for Cartonajes Bernabéu.

    The Hinojosa Group, one of the leading manufacturers of corrugated cardboard in Spain, is continuing to expand its single-pass digital printing capacity with the new EFI Nozomi C18000 for Cartonajes Bernabéu, the group's largest production plant, with installation expected in September.

  • Mid West Displays upgrade funeral homes Dignity Funeral Directors appoint Mid West Displays to upgrade display in funeral homes.

    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.

  • Durst to demonstrate updated Tau RSC portfolio at Labelexpo Durst to unveil more groundbreaking innovations and show live demonstrations of the updated Tau RSC portfolio at Labelexpo 2019.

    Durst, manufacturer of advanced digital printing and production technologies, will launch and present groundbreaking innovations and show live demonstrations of the updated Tau RSC portfolio – including the launch of a new model – on its stand C50 in Hall 9 at Labelexpo 2019 in Brussels, Belgium, from 24-27 September.

  • The 29th successful edition of FuturePrint comes to an end The 29th FuturePrint edition comes to an end exceeding expectations of exhibitors and visitors alike.

    The 29th edition of FuturePrint comes to an end with numbers and results far exceeding expectations. The fair, which was held from July 10 to 13, at Expo Center Norte, in São Paulo (SP), received more than 40,000 visitors who wanted to learn about technological innovations, trends and acquire knowledge on the screen printing, sign and textile printing sectors.

  • Global Graphics Software receives 2nd InterTech Award Global Graphics Software receives coveted InterTech Award for second year in a row.

    PrintFlat, the software developed by Global Graphics Software to remove banding in inkjet printing, has been awarded a Printing Industries of America InterTech Technology Award.

  • Modex expands with Mimaki UJV55-320 purchase from CMYUK Modex adds fabric graphics capabilities with Mimaki UJV55-320 investment.

    With over 20 years of history providing exhibition and event stands, Modex has added new products and capacity to its custom stand offering with further investment in Mimaki printing hardware.

  • Cloud Services by Xeretec accelerate digital transformation Cloud Services by Xeretec set to accelerate digital transformation.

    With almost every business either contemplating or already transitioning to the cloud according to predictions by Gartner, Xeretec has expanded its established offerings to include Cloud Services designed to simplify and accelerate their journey.

  • Epson announces 2 award winners at New Designers Exhibition Epson announces its two ‘Outstanding Use of Print in Textiles’ Award winners at New Designers Exhibition.

    Digital textile printing pioneer, Epson, has announced the two winners of its New Designers ‘Outstanding Use of Print in Textiles’ prize, awarded on the first day of the prestigious annual two-week New Designers Exhibition, held at the Business Design Centre in Islington, London (26-29 June & 3-6 July 2019).

  • Avery shortlisted for Environmental and Sustainability Award Avery Dennison shortlisted for Global Environmental and sustainability Award 2019.

    Global materials science and manufacturing company Avery Dennison has been shortlisted for the Environmental and Sustainability Award of the Label Industry Global Awards 2019.

  • Roland Better Business Bootcamp put UV printing to the test Put UV printing to the test at the Roland Better Business Bootcamp.

    Roland DG is welcoming the graphics community to an open event, where they can put UV printing to the test with their own choice of unusual object or material.

  • Sartomer and Massivit 3D celebrate women in sport Sartomer and Massivit 3D are leveraging their partnership to celebrate women in sport.

    Since its inception in 2013, Massivit 3D has partnered with Sartomer, a business line of Arkema, benefitting from its market-leading portfolio of N3xtDimension UV-curable liquid resins.

  • aleph appoints Rudy Grosso as International Sales Director aleph announces the appointment of Rudy Grosso as International Sales Director.

    aleph, an Italian manufacturer of sublimation and direct-to-fabric inkjet printers for the textile and visual communication industries, headquartered in the textile district of Como, announces the appointment of Rudy Grosso as International Sales Director.

  • Vism provides smooth system for VGL installations In early 2019, VGL implemented Vism, an easy-to-use project management software system specifically designed and built for the signage, graphics and installation industry.

    In early 2019, VGL implemented Vism, an easy-to-use project management software system specifically designed and built for the signage, graphics and installation industry. Vism was selected to save time and improve customer service and satisfaction for VGL’s installation process, replacing the company’s existing systems and embarking on a long term relationship to help further improve operational efficiency.

  • Spotlight on benefits of technology at EskoWorld 2019 Now in its 28th year, Esko’s annual EskoWorld event will bring together customers who are brand owners and suppliers from across the packaging and print sector to discover, demonstrate and discuss the latest innovations that can add value to their businesses.

    The benefits of technology advancement and automation will be in the spotlight next month, when one of the largest technology-focused events in the packaging industry, EskoWorld 2019, takes to the world-famous stage of Nashville before more than 500 attendees.

  • Supreme Color Graphics upgrades with Jeti Tauro H2500 LED Jeti Tauro H2500 LED from Agfa.

    Supreme Color Graphics, one of the Southeast's fastest-growing trade printing enterprises, has upgraded their UV wide-format inkjet printer to a Jeti Tauro H2500 LED from Agfa. The new hybrid printer is bringing faster turnarounds at a higher quality, which is catching the attention of offset and sign and display printers as far away as California.

  • XAAR 1201 printhead showcased in d.gen hybrid printer launch XAAR 1201 printhead showcased in new d.gen hybrid printer launch at FESPA.

    The versatility and performance of the Xaar 1201 printhead was showcased in the new hybrid printer from d.gen, launched at FESPA Munich, Europe’s largest speciality print exhibition, held between 14th to 17th May.

  • Paragon Group expands digital marketing with 3 acquisitions Paragon Group expands its digital marketing capabilities with key acquisitions.

    Paragon Group, the leading provider of customer communications, identification and graphics services, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Celerity Information Services, ORM and Graft Services.

  • Esko boosts user accuracy with ArtPro+ Software upgrade Esko boosts user accuracy and efficiency with ArtPro+ Software upgrade.

    As the packaging print industry increasingly embraces PDF, Esko, a global provider of integrated hardware and software solutions for packaging, labels and wide format customers, is supporting prepress professionals in the transition phase with its latest ArtPro+ software release.

  • BFF reinvents business model with Canon UVgel Out-of-home (OOH) media specialist BBF Grafismos y Publicidad in Madrid, Spain, has transformed its business model, using Canon UVgel wide format printing technology.

    Out-of-home (OOH) media specialist BBF Grafismos y Publicidad in Madrid, Spain, has transformed its business model, using Canon UVgel wide format printing technology to bring production of graphics in-house, after two decades reliant on outsourcing print services.

  • Sensient to highlight ElvaJet Coral sublimation ink at ITMA Sensient sets the standard for safe and sustainable digital inkjet technology at ITMA 2019.

    Sensient Imaging Technologies, a subsidiary of Sensient Technologies Corporation, will demonstrate its commitment to a safer and more sustainable future for the textiles industry with its range of innovative digital inkjet technology at stand H3-C107 during ITMA 2019 (20th-26th June, Barcelona).

  • Canon launches new Océ Colorado at FESPA 2019 Canon launches new Océ Colorado at FESPA 2019.

    Canon UK today launches the new Océ Colorado 1650 printer, extending customer choice by expanding the series of roll-to-roll large format devices featuring Canon UVgel technology.

  • MirrorEffect SimplyApply ASLAN SE 76 is now available Mirroring the mirror effect film – MirrorEffect SimplyApply ASLAN SE 76.

    ASLAN, known as German specialist in self-adhesive films, launches a new solution of the special effect range: As a sister product to the popular MirrorEffect AntiScratch ASLAN SE 75 in silver and gold, there is now the new MirrorEffect SimplyApply ASLAN SE 76 available – a brilliant mirror effect film in silver that is, due to an adjusted adhesive formula, extraordinary simple to apply.

  • Zünd announces new DLC-coated router bits to improve efficiency Zünd announces new DLC-coated router bits to improve efficiency.

    Zünd is bringing to market new, DLC-coated router bits. The coating reduces friction and increases wear resistance, thereby delivering very high-quality results as well as better performance and cost efficiency.

  • Zünd cutting-edge technology reaps rewards at SDUK 2019 Zünd UK Ltd returned to Sign & Digital UK with a showcase of its precision cutting solutions.

    Zünd UK Ltd returned to Sign & Digital at the beginning of April with a showcase of its precision cutting solutions. The company demonstrated a number of Zünd cutters in different configurations at the event, on both its own stand and that of print manufacturer Canon.

  • Zünd UK to showcase cutting edge technology at SDUK 2019 Zünd UK to showcase cutting edge technology at Sign & Digital UK 2019.

    Zünd UK Ltd will once again return to Sign & Digital UK with a showcase of its precision cutting solutions.

  • Cristex expands product offering with Zünd G3 cutter install Cristex keeps pace with composites sector thanks to ‘limitless' Zünd G3 cutter.

    Lancashire-based Cristex Composites Materials (Cristex Ltd) has recently expanded its product offering with the addition of a new Zünd G3 precision cutting system, enabling the company to offer its customers an enhanced cut quality and precision service.

  • Go Cre8 speeds up print finishing with Zünd PN L-2500 Go Cre8 speeds up finishing processes with game-changing Zünd cutter installation.

    Liverpool-based Go Cre8 recently purchased a Zünd cutter to improve efficiency in its finishing processes.

  • Zünd cutting systems to be showcased at JEC World 2019 Zünd will showcase its industry-leading precision cutting systems to the composites sector at JEC World.

    Zünd will be showcasing the latest developments in its modular digital cutting solutions for composites at the upcoming JEC World 2019 show in Paris (Hall 6, Booth D27).

  • BCS Group would ‘absolutely recommend' Zünd G3 technology BCS Group would ‘absolutely recommend' Zünd G3 technology.

    Midlands-based BCS Group, a leading supplier of safety and construction products and services, has installed a Zünd G3 precision cutting machine to boost productivity at its 10,000sq.ft facility in Walsall.

  • Zünd UK Open House hailed a success Companies from a wide variety of sectors - including graphics, packaging, textiles and aerospace - recently attended the Open House.

    Companies from a wide variety of sectors - including graphics, packaging, textiles and aerospace - recently attended the Open House hosted at Zünd UK's dedicated demonstration suite in St Albans.

  • Zünd cutting-edge credentials shown at Advanced Engineering Zünd UK successfully demonstrates cutting-edge credentials at Advanced Engineering show.

    Zünd UK recently attended the Advanced Engineering show at NEC Birmingham (31st October and 1st November 2018) and successfully demonstrated how its precision cutting systems can increase productivity and flexibility and maximise profits for customers across a wide variety of business sectors.

  • Zünd UK to inspire visitors at cutting system Open Day Zünd UK to inspire visitors to Open Day event with cutting system showcase.

    Zünd UK plans to inspire visitors at its Open Day event next month with live demonstrations of its very latest solutions.

  • Dean Ashworth appointed Sales & Marketing Manager of Zünd UK Dean Ashworth appointed Sales and Marketing Manager of Zünd UK.

    In its latest move to boost UK operations, Zünd UK has appointed Dean Ashworth to the role of Sales and Marketing Manager, with immediate effect.

  • Zünd UK to showcase G3 L-3200 at Advanced Engineering 2018 Zünd UK will return to Advanced Engineering to showcase its high-performance digital cutting systems.

    Zünd UK Ltd will return to Advanced Engineering UK, the premier trade event for engineers, designers and manufacturers across a variety of markets, next month.

  • Fujifilm packages up another Jet Press 720S deal in Germany Ebro Color, a specialist in short-run cardboard packaging, chooses Fujifilm's Jet Press 720S as its first ever digital press investment.

    Based in Albstadt, southern Germany, Ebro Color is a modern, cardboard packaging print specialist with more than 90 years of history behind it. Founded in 1925, it has continually invested in new technologies over the years and now produces cardboard packaging and display units for a huge range of customers in a variety of sectors, from cosmetics, to food, jewellery and tourism.

  • N3 Display Graphics makes an impact with Drytac wall art Whaam! N3 Display Graphics makes an impact with Drytac wall art.

    Large-format print specialist N3 Display Graphics has produced an incredibly high-impact wall graphic using ReTac Textures Linen media from Drytac.

  • Scodix applications added to Esko Studio software Adding Scodix applications to Esko Studio software and its Visualizer module makes it easier for brands and packaging converters to prototype and present digital enhancements without the need to run them on press.

    Esko and Scodix announce a collaboration to include Scodix packaging enhancement applications within the Esko Studio suite including, Scodix Foil, Scodix Embossed Foil, Scodix Sense for UV embossing and Scodix Spot for varnish applications.

  • Double Zünds pass tests with flying colours for Masserdotti In the past two years, Italian company Masserdotti has invested twice in Zünd cutting technology: CEO Alberto Masserdotti (r.) with Production Manager Federico Messali.

    Italy-based Masserdotti Group, a European visual communications specialist, says it has substantially increased its routing capability with the installation of a second Zünd G3 digital cutting system. Fitted with the Zünd automatic router bit changer (ARC), Masserdotti's latest G3 has enabled the company to fulfil its mission to further automate every aspect of production, since its installation in autumn 2017.

  • Avery Dennison introduces new reflective printable films Avery Dennison introduces new reflective films Portfolio Including Printable Options.

    Avery Dennison announced today the launch of a new portfolio of reflective vinyl films. This new lineup includes V2000 Beaded Reflective Film, printable V4000 Beaded Reflective Film and Visiflex V8000 Series Prismatic Reflective Vinyl.

  • Neschen Coating presents the gudy Fine Art range Neschen Coating presents the gudy Fine Art range, which is used in international museums and galleries.

    At this year's photokina, which takes place in Cologne from September 26 to 29, Neschen presents the innovations of the company’s graphics portfolio.

  • A walk with Guandong in discovery of floor graphics WE ALL FALL DOWN: A walk with Guandong in discovery of the new potentialities of floor graphics.

    Walking around with our eyes glued to a smartphone is now a widespread habit, so much so that in America the `tech walk' even has a name: the `zombie walk'.

  • Devil is in the Detail with a Roland TrueVIS VG-640 printer Devil is in the Detail goes from teaching to learning with Roland TrueVIS.

    Micheal Hawes spent 18 years in the education sector but this summer turned the tables to receive training himself, in digital printing and vehicle wrapping. The result is Devil is in the Detail, a brand-new vehicle wrap and signage business running a Roland DG True-VIS VG-640 printer/cutter.

  • Epson opens new Technology Center in California Southern California Technology Center Offers Customers and Dealers Hands-on Experience with the Latest Epson Professional Imaging Technology.

    Epson America, Inc. today announced the opening of the Epson Technology Center in Carson, Calif.

  • SAi partners with Avery Dennison to develop RIP software SAi partners with Avery Dennison to develop specialized RIP software for new TrafficJet printing system.

    SA International (SAi), the leading provider of software solutions for the signmaking, digital printing and CNC machining industries, has partnered with Avery Dennison to develop specialized software for the company’s TrafficJet Print System.

  • Avery Dennison presents Easy Apply RS PVC-free digital film Avery Dennison presents 'One solution 4 all' digital film-and it's PVC-free.

    Among the latest materials science innovations from Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions is a PVC-free wrapping film designed to cover a vast range of different applications.

  • Spotlight on Jim Whitehead, Nazdar flexo ink expert Jim Whitehead has been engaged in promoting Nazdar’s product offerings in the flexo technology sector to the UK and other European markets.

    Since his appointment to the Nazdar team in February 2018, Jim Whitehead has been engaged in promoting Nazdar’s product offerings in the flexo technology sector to the UK and other European markets.

  • KL Druck invests in a Fujifilm Jet Press 720S KL Druck invests in a Fujifilm Jet Press 720S to meet changing PoS requirements.

    Full-service PoS production business KL Druck, the latest company in Europe to invest in a Jet Press 720S, seeks to meet growing customer demand for rapid, high quality, short-run PoS materials in smaller format sizes.

  • Ultima Displays opens new office in Spain Ultima Displays expands its European presence with new office for Spain.

    Ultima Displays, a leading one-stop visual communication solutions and hardware provider, today opened new premises in Madrid, Spain. Expanding its European presence, the new offices will allow Ultima Displays to increase its stock capacity and reaffirm its position as the biggest manufacturer of display solutions across Europe. 

  • SGIA unveils 2018 SGIA Expo T-shirt Nevada SPCA will receive proceeds from shirt sales.

    The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) unveiled the design of its 2018 SGIA Expo T-shirt, designed for the second straight year by Graphic Elephants. Shirts will sell for $5 at the Expo (Las Vegas, October 18–20), and proceeds will support the Nevada SPCA.

  • Nazdar Ink announces new Primers for Indigo printing Nazdar Ink Technologies announces new Primers for Indigo printing.

    Nazdar Ink Technologies has announced new Primers for Indigo printing.

  • Russell Harpham “Back to the Future” with ArtSystems Russell Harpham has been appointed as the new Sales & Marketing Director for ArtSystems.

    Russell Harpham has been appointed as the new Sales & Marketing Director for ArtSystems, the Nottingham-based, value-added, specialist distributor.

  • Esko's presence at many booths during LabelExpo Americas ESKO'S vision of 'Packaging Connected' comes to life during LabelExpo Americas 2018.

    The label industry has continued to face the challenges of producing more labels faster—but in shorter runs. This has resulted in lead-time pressure and the growing complexity of workflows supporting the need for greater efficiencies.

  • Ritrama adds dedicated colour profilie section to website Ritrama: The indetikits print are now online thanks to ICC Colour Profiles.

    Ritrama, a leading Italian multinational company specialised in the production of self-adhesive material, is setting up a new section of its website dedicated to colour profiles designed for its products for large format digital printing.

  • Standfast & Barracks join wave of innovation through Durst Standfast & Barracks Encourages Own Customers to Join Wave of Innovation Provided Through Durst.

    Digital production now accounts for more than half the business revenues at Standfast & Barracks with customers being encouraged be part of the new wave of innovation provided through Durst, manufacturer of advanced digital production technologies.

  • Siegwerk Canada strengthens by acquiring Ultra Inks Inc. With the acquisition of Canadian Ultra Inks Inc. (Encres Ultra Inc.), Siegwerk further expands its Canadian business while strengthening its local service, infrastructure and portfolio for label and packaging printers.

    Siegwerk Druckfarben AG & Co. KGaA, one of the leading international suppliers of printing inks for packaging applications and labels, has signed a contract to purchase Ultra Inks Inc. The Canadian expert for flexographic inks is located in Bois-des-Filion, Québec, and focuses primarily on water-based flexo inks for narrow web and paper & board applications.

  • Mimaki USA Sign CAD BLU as National Dealer for the 3DUJ-553 Mimaki USA Signs CAD BLU as National Dealer for 3DUJ-553 Printer.

    Mimaki USA, a global industry leader of wide-format inkjet printers and cutters, has signed CAD BLU as the national dealer for the 3DUJ-553 full-color industrial 3D printer.

  • EFI Nozomi and VUTEk h3 wins SGIA Product of the Year Awards EFI Nozomi and VUTEk h3 Win a Pair of Prestigious SGIA Product of the Year Awards.

    SGIA has recognized Electronics For Imaging, Inc. technologies with two prestigious SGIA Product of the Year Awards.

  • Antalis showcases creative papers at Luxury Packaging Show Antalis showcases extended range of creative papers at Luxury Packaging Show 2018.

    For brands and retailers, packaging is an important part of their consumers’ experience. Luxury packaging has the ability to distinguish the products that sit within, while reinforcing a brand’s identity and character.

  • Spandex to demonstrate swissQprint Impala at The Print Show Spandex to showcase the swissQprint Impala flatbed printer at The Print Show 2018.

    Spandex, the one-stop supplier of innovative solutions to the sign, graphics and display industries is exhibiting at The Print Show from 18 to 20 September 2018, on stand B11, at the NEC Birmingham.

  • Avery Dennison joins the Plasticity Partner Program Avery Dennison joins the Plasticity Partner Program, led by Ocean Recovery Alliance.

    Global materials science and manufacturing company, Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY), and Ocean Recovery Alliance, founders of Plasticity Forum, have entered into a three-year agreement as part of the Plasticity Partner Program.

  • HP Media wins SGIA Product of the Year Award HP Recycled Satin Canvas is a high-performing, durable canvas that resists edge cracking when stretched.

    Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) announced the winners of its annual Product of the Year competition. Sixty-eight, state-of-the-art products were selected from a huge pool of 255 submissions.

  • Ricoh energises market with launch of Pro T7210 UV flatbed The printer uses Ricoh’s proprietary image processing technology, as well as 12 renowned robust Ricoh MH54 series industrial grayscale print heads.

    Commercial printers and signage companies needs for greater customisation capability, smaller lot size flexibility, and expanded materials versatility will be met and exceeded by the new innovative Ricoh Pro T7210, Ricoh’s first True UV flatbed printer.

  • Discover digitally printed decor with Fujifilm Discover the possibilities of digitally printed decor with Fujifilm.

    For the first time ever, visitors to Maison & Objet (M&O), will be able to see first-hand how they can create high-quality wallcoverings using digital print technology.

  • Open a window of opportunity with high-impact graphics Drytac window graphic materials are rated for either indoor or outdoor use to help you choose the right media - it's important to ensure a good finish and the required lifespan.

    Window graphics can make a big impact for retailers, offices, cafes and plenty of other organisations. The right design, installed correctly using specialised materials, can make a bold and vibrant statement on both external windows and inside a building.

  • Hybrid returns to The Print Show with new Mimaki portfolio Hybrid will be showing models from the Mimaki UCJV Series LED UV printer/cutters.

    Exclusive UK and Irish Mimaki distributor, Hybrid Services is returning to The Print Show this year with a wide range of Mimaki kit on display and boasting some tempting product offers.

  • W&H chooses XAAR 5601 to digitally print flexible packaging W&H chooses XAAR 5601 for first digital printer for flexible packaging.

    Windmöller & Hölscher (W&H), leader in machinery and systems for the manufacturing and converting of flexible packaging, is developing its first digital, single-pass press for flexible packaging using Xaar 5601 printheads. The printhead was selected as a result of successful performance tests conducted over several months last year.

  • Digital Dot install first Massivit 1800 3D printer

    Digital Dot, a Benelux-based supplier of large format printing systems, consumables, software and technical support, has announced that specialist 3D printing service bureau, 3D Next Level, has installed the first Massivit 1800 3D Printer in the region.

  • Lead your market with the HP Latex R-Series showroom ADAPT, the UK specialists in everything connected to print, has unveiled their new showroom dedicated to the HP Latex R-Series.

    Hardware of this calibre deserves a unique platform to showcase its dynamic capabilities. Situated in the heart of Manchester, the HP Latex R-Series showroom is now open. Currently housing the R2000, this facility allows visitors to test ADAPT’s wide range of products on this innovative technology and explore all the possibilities available.

  • Soyang Europe make its debut at Surface and Materials Show Soyang Europe to make its debut at the Surface and Materials Show.

    Digitally printable media specialist, Soyang Europe has announced it is to exhibit for the first time at the forthcoming Surface and Materials Show, which makes up part of the renowned UK Construction Week.

  • Chinese OEM visit strengthens commitment to XAAR printheads OEM visit strenghtens commitment to XAAR 1201 printhead in China.

    Xaar recently welcomed a delegation of its Chinese OEM customers and Master Distributor for the Xaar 1201 to its headquarters and manufacturing facility in Cambridgeshire.

  • Mutoh America wins 4 SGIA Product of the Year Awards Visit Mutoh's booth at SGIA in Las Vegas, booth number 900 to see the award winning printers in action.

    Mutoh America, Inc., an industry leader in wide-format printers, was recently honored with the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association's (SGIA) Product of the Year award for the ValueJet 1624X - 64 inch printer in the "Solvent or Latex Ink Under 80 inch" category, the ValueJet 2638X - 104 inch printer in the "Solvent or Latex Ink Over 80 inch" category, the ValueJet 1638UH - 64 inch UV-LED hybrid printer in the "Flatbed/Hybrid Under $100k"category and ValueJet 626UF UV/LED flatbed in the "Tabletop Flatbed - industrial small item decoration" category.

  • Spandex expands in France with SERI SERVICE acquisition Addition of sign and graphics specialist enhances product range and extends coverage in Rhône-Alpes.

    Spandex, the one-stop supplier of innovative solutions to the sign, graphics and display industries, has expanded its operations in France with the acquisition of SERI SERVICE, an established specialist distributor in self-adhesive and flexible materials and accessories for customers active in visual communications, décor and textile decoration.

  • The Sign Shed expands with Roland S-Series The Sign Shed expands with Roland S-Series – with help from the Safety Sheep.

    The Sign Shed has installed a Roland DG VersaUV S-Series flatbed printer from supplier printMAX, helping this Yorkshire signage specialist combine the highest quality with a personal touch.

  • Nicki Kay appointed Managing Director of Zünd UK Nicki Kay appointed Managing Director of Zünd UK.

    Zünd Systemtechnik AG is set to boost its global operations with the appointment of Nicki Kay as Managing Director for Zünd UK Ltd.

  • Nicki Kay appointed Managing Director of Zünd UK Nicki Kay appointed Managing Director of Zünd UK.

    Zünd Systemtechnik AG is set to boost its global operations with the appointment of Nicki Kay as Managing Director for Zünd UK Ltd.

  • Antalis opens impressive 70,000 sq ft site in Bristol area Antalis secures new site to support growth plans in the South West England.

    Already the largest provider of Papers, Visual Communications and Packaging in the South West, Antalis has grown its footprint further with a new, larger site in the Bristol area.

  • Nazdar releases 184 Series solvent inkjet ink Nazdar 184 Series users will benefit from low odour and enjoy the convenience of a range of packaging options.

    Nazdar Ink Technologies has announced the 184 Series, a newly developed digital imaging ink formulated specifically as a high-performance alternative for Mimaki JV150/300 and CJV150/300 digital printers using Mimaki BS4 ink.

  • Hybrid give textile printers a reduced Mimaki TS300P price Hybrid supports textile companies with Mimaki TS300P price reduction.

    Mimaki’s exclusive UK and Irish distributor, Hybrid Services has announced a special promotion for one of the company’s popular dye sublimation printers, the TS300P-1800.

  • CMYUK at The Print Show 2018 CMYUK can be found at Stand A10 at this year’s The Print Show.

    Following on from the success of last year, CMYUK will once again be at The Print Show, held at The NEC Birmingham from 18–20 September.

  • FESPA Africa returns for the fifth year in Johannesburg FESPA Africa and Sign Africa expos, taking place at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg (19 Richards Dr, Halfway House, Midrand, 1685) from 12 - 14 September 2018 from 9am - 5pm.

    Africa's largest dedicated print and signage exhibition, FESPA Africa, returns for the fifth year at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, between the 12-14 September 2018.

  • Asia Print Expo 2019 to highlight the world of print FESPA Asia re-brands pan-Asian event to Asia Print Expo.

    FESPA’s next pan-Asian event will take place, under its new name of Asia Print Expo, from 21 to 23 February 2019 at the BITEC exhibition centre in Bangkok, Thailand. Asia Print Expo is the region’s leading exhibition for screen, textile and digital wide format print.

  • Zünd at FachPack: new solutions for industrial finishing The versatility of Zünd's finishing solutions provides numerous options for sustainable productivity increases with minimal demands in personnel.

    The focus of the Zünd exhibit at FachPack 2018, September 25 - 27 in Nuremberg, Germany, is on modular automation in digital cutting. The leading supplier of digital cutting systems will present, among other things, a new automation solution for fully integrated industrial finishing.

  • Zünd at FachPack: new solutions for industrial finishing The versatility of Zünd's finishing solutions provides numerous options for sustainable productivity increases with minimal demands in personnel.

    The focus of the Zünd exhibit at FachPack 2018, September 25 - 27 in Nuremberg, Germany, is on modular automation in digital cutting. The leading supplier of digital cutting systems will present, among other things, a new automation solution for fully integrated industrial finishing.

  • Marabu to unveil two new screen-printing inks at Glasstec At this year’s Glasstec in Düsseldorf from 23 to 26 October, Marabu (hall 12, stand B23) is unveiling two new screen-printing inks for decorating glass.

    At Glasstec 2018, Marabu will be presenting ink solutions suitable for the glass industry, including screen, digital and pad printing. A particular highlight at their stand will be a single-component ink for glass applications that is unique in character worldwide.

  • Antalis introduces MetaliK films for luxury detailing The KernowJet MetaliK range delivers high quality metallic films for use within luxury retail settings, window displays and point of sale.

    Antalis, the leading European distributor of paper, packaging and visual communication solutions, has introduced large format inkjet metallic films to its portfolio to enable customers to combine print and cut applications for creative display.

  • swissQprint Nyala LED UV Printer gets Energy Certification Fogra, the Research Institute for Media Technologies, has tested the highest-performing swissQprint large format printer according to ISO Standard 20690. 

    Fogra, the Research Institute for Media Technologies, has tested the highest-performing swissQprint large format printer according to ISO Standard 20690. The results are proof of the Swiss UV inkjet system's outstanding energy efficiency.

  • NUtec launches EFI GS & QS range of UV curable inks NUtec’s Amethyst UV inks for EFI printers are available for roll to roll printers as the A50-RTR-EF or for hybrid printers as the A50-HYB-EF.

    NUtec Digital Ink, a leading ink manufacturer producing water-based, UV curable and solvent printing inks, recently announced its latest UV inks suitable for the EFI range of GS and QS printers.

  • Modular Zünd S3 means market can dictate Nilorn's next step Zünd digital cutting table is built to a modular design, allowing each user to choose their perfect configuration upon installation and make changes and upgrades at a later date.

    Global label and branding company Nilorn has installed a Zünd S3 at its UK HQ in order to extend its reach into an already successful packaging business – with the digital cutting table's modular design allowing Nilorn to continue to develop its strategy as market demands change.

  • UK creatives are springing into summer with Zünd technology Uprise Print, based in Cardiff, created multicoloured gift boxes on its Zünd, perfect for Easter eggs.

    Businesses in a multitude of creative and manufacturing sectors across the UK use Zünd digital cutting systems every day, with signage, graphics, packaging and textiles specialists no exception.

  • Hollywood Monster is lovin' new Zünd G3 work for McDonald's Mat Jephcott (pictured with Steve Rowbotham at Sign and Digital UK) says Hollywood Monster's decision to buy a second Zünd G3 was a 'no-brainer'.

    Birmingham signage and graphics specialist Hollywood Monster has again turned to Zünd UK Ltd to help accelerate its production, in particular on a major contract with McDonald's.

  • Zünd returns from FESPA with EDP Awards trophy At Zünd's own buzzing stand, print professionals from across the world were able to see the Zünd G3 3XL-3200 digital flatbed cutting system.

    The Zünd team has completed another successful event – the FESPA Global Print Expo in Berlin – with another EDP Award to add to its collection.

  • Zünd UK Ltd to showcase cutting innovations at Advanced Engineering 2017

    ZUND D3 1

    Zünd UK Ltd will again exhibit at Advanced Engineering, the premier trade event for engineers, designers and manufacturers across a variety of markets.

  • Zünd UK Ltd exemplifies innovation at 'most successful packaging show to date'

    Zund stand Packaging Innovations 2017 LFR

    Zünd UK Ltd has closed another edition of Packaging Innovations, having showcased its groundbreaking Zünd S3 M1600 digital cutting table to delegates from across the packaging industry.

    Reported by its organisers as its 'most successful show to date', Packaging Innovations 2017 and sister event Luxury Packaging 2017 took place at London's Olympia on September 13th and 14th 2017. The shows featured demonstrations of systems including the Zünd S3 M1600, plus networking opportunities, seminars, advice and an awards ceremony honouring the sector's best ideas and developments.

    The Zünd UK Ltd team – based in St Albans – welcomed visitors from across the sector to its stand where it demonstrated the Zünd S3 and explained its capabilities for sample-making and short-run packaging production.

    "Once again, Packaging Innovations was a successful show for Zünd and offered an insight into the developments of an exciting market – Peter Jones from Dragons' Den was even spotted at the event," comments Stuart Cole, Managing Director, Zünd Plotting Systems (UK) Ltd.

    "The Zünd S3 has found a place in packaging businesses across the world thanks to its fast, accurate capabilities, enabling the production of some amazing designs."

    As a modular system, the Swiss-made Zünd S3 on show was configured for use with carton and corrugated materials – fitted with a selection of complementary tools, software and modules designed to increase the speed, accuracy, cost efficiency and quality of packaging designs.

    Just one of several options in the Zünd S3 cutting table range, the Zünd S3 M1600 is a medium-sized system with an energy-efficient vacuum system to hold down material for accurate cutting, advanced automation abilities and numerous safety features. It can process a wide range of substrates including wood, textiles, composite materials, leather, signage substrates and more, enabling packaging businesses to explore potential diversification channels.

    Packaging Innovations is expected to return to London and Birmingham in 2018.

    For further information on Zünd cutting systems or to book a visit to Zünd UK Ltd's demonstration suite in St Albans, please email salesuk@zund.com or call +44 (0)1727 833003.

    [Picture caption: Zünd UK Ltd prepared to show visitors the Zünd S3 M1600 on the first day of Packaging Innovations]

  • Zünd UK Ltd sees flurry of users in furniture design market

    Zund Girsberger

    Zünd UK Ltd is experiencing a wave of new furniture designs created with its digital cutting tables.

  • Zünd introduces PCD diamond polishing bits for acrylics

    ZUND P201

    Zünd has brought to market a PCD polishing bit for finishing acrylics. Because of its geometry, the P201 bit is very efficient and distinguishes itself with unbeatable price and performance. The new P201 polishing bit is available immediately.

  • Zünd launches Laser Module LM 100W – cut & seal in one efficient process

    LM 100W Zund

    With the LM 100W, Zünd is introducing a laser module for sign & display applications. The purpose of this new laser-cutting system is to cut polyester fabrics and seal the edges at the same time. This addition further amplifies the versatility of Zünd's modular, wide-format cutting systems.

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