Industrial enclosure manufacturer Spelsberg UK has installed a Mimaki UJF-6042MkII e digital printer from CMYUK. The new UV LED A2-sized printer will be used to print logos, images, and text in a variety of colours to virtually all types of enclosure materials.
Bringing almost 20 years of print experience to the role, James Argent has been appointed as the new Southern Area Sales Manager for Agfa UK&I.
Epson has strengthened its leading position in the dye sublimation printer market with the launch of two new 44-inch, dye-sublimation products.
Kornit Digital (“Kornit”) is collaborating with furniture start-up Cozmo and London design studio Raw-Edges to showcase the unlimited creativity made possible by digitally produced custom sofa jacket designs at the London Design Festival, September 17th -25th.
Architextural, part of William Smith Group 1832 are thrilled to announce a new partnership with Decal with the introduction of their PVC-free All Decor 2d range.
Mutoh Europe nv, EMEA business unit of Mutoh Industries Co. Ltd., Japan, announces that it has appointed the company Nova Chrome UK Ltd. as Mutoh Certified Distributor for its new XpertJet 1341WR Pro 54” – 137 cm dye sublimation printer in the United Kingdom.
Nottingham-based specialist systems distributor and service provider ArtSystems has announced the immediate UK availability of Neschen easy dot PET transparent L-UV printable film.
Sometimes only the best will do, and this is most definitely the case when it comes to Yugo Student Living.
Drytac, the leading international manufacturer of self-adhesive materials for the large-format print and signage markets, is delighted to announce its products will be showcased on a number of stands at The Print Show 2022.
The Graphics and Print Media Alliance (GPMA) is today calling on the new Prime Minister and Business Secretary to move rapidly to cap industrial energy costs.
Sign Design GB has brought a range of services inhouse, enhanced production capacity and is now exploring further application opportunities following their investment in an Epson SureColor SC-V7000 UV flatbed printer.
Diversified print and sign-making business Effective Imaging has said its investment in a second HP Latex 335 Printer has helped speed up production and allowed it to move into a number of new markets, all while enhancing its environmental credentials.
Leading large format print and installation expert MacroArt has teamed up with sister company Aluvista, to deliver a stunning range of graphics for the Pokémon World Store at this year’s World Championships in London’s ExCel.
Glen Nunkoo, former Consumables Sales Manager at Signmaster Systems has joined CMYUK to head up its newly formed Internal Sales Division.
PrintIQ is pleased to announce the further expansion of its UK sales team with the appointment of Rob Thurston who joins the company as UK Sales Manager from August.
FASTSIGNS Manchester has embarked on its most quirky project to date, producing signage for a sausage-themed wedding on behalf of clients, creative consultants, Forever Beta, and wedding planners, The Country Blush, who were both working with Peperami.
The UK's first swissQprint Karibu roll to roll printer was installed at Muraspec Wallcoverings in late 2021. Since then, the Muraspec team has found it to be the perfect addition to its wallcoverings print fleet, as the Karibu's flexibility and productivity enables the development of new and enhanced products and services for clients.
Diversified print solutions provider ADAPT - Amari Digital Printing Technologies has revealed how it will use its stand at The Print Show 2022 to showcase a number of new machines and technologies in the UK for the first time.
Sign & graphics industry trade association ISA-UK (formerly the BSGA) has announced it will sponsor the Printed Signage Category at this year’s UK Graphic Awards.
Renowned industry marketeer Berni Raeside-Bell and a team of intrepid explorers are about to walk part of the National Forest Way - 45 miles in two days - in aid of Brake, the road safety charity.
i-Sub Digital has announced two Open Day events focused on improving workflow and diversifying into new markets. Taking place on Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th September 2022 at i-Sub digital’s HQ at Telford Way Industrial Estate, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN16 8UN.
William Smith is thrilled to announce the expansion of their Training Academy with the introduction of the newest course, Kitchen Application Training.
swissQprint has engaged with Zund, Antalis and Compass Business Finance to show production leaders and decision makers in digital printing, signage, and packaging how to achieve a more effective and sustainable print production process to meet clients' environmental needs, in the one-day events being held on 27th and 28th September 2022.
Amari Plastics has announced the launch of a new sustainable collection of media products designed to meet the rising customer demand for environmentally friendly materials.
Manta Makes has invested in a Mimaki UJF 6042 Mk II e UV LED printer from CMYUK. This purchase reflects the company’s success that has seen entrepreneur husband and wife team with no prior business experience, go from strength to strength.
CSM Live appointed Hollywood Monster to be the principle local supplier for printed materials to dress Birmingham’s Commonwealth Games 2022.
Banner Box and sister company, Flagmakers, a hand sewn premium quality flag specialist, won the work through competitive tender.
After introducing its new Kongsberg digital cutting table, branding specialist Diametric saw a boost in productivity with extensive efficiency gains and was able to pass on cost savings to customers.
Roland DG, a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers, has created the nation’s first football shirt featuring the colours of the top 92 clubs in England and Wales.
Fujifilm has expanded its Acuity team with the appointment of Shaun Holdom into the role of Marketing Manager – Fujifilm Wide Format Inkjet Systems.
As one of River Island’s preferred suppliers, the team at MacroArt were delighted when they were approached by them to help their charity partner, Newlife the Charity for Disabled Children, develop and open a high street charity shop with a difference in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire.
Nottingham-based specialist systems distributor and service provider ArtSystems has announced the availability of a free specialist guide and swatchbook to help customers explore the Neschen range of PVC-free, environmentally-friendly products.
Addressing the ever-changing requirements of customers across a wide range of industries, while at the same time ensuring you deliver sustainable solutions to these clients, is no easy task for the modern print service provider.
Perspex Distribution (PDL) has launched PERSPEXre, their first range of 100% recycled PERSPEX cast acrylic sheets. Now available from stock across all 5 PDL branches, PERSPEXre meets the growing demand from wide format print and display companies for recycled substrates with a long lifespan.
Beacon Print has recently installed a Canon Colorado 1630. Through the acquisition, the organisation hopes to deliver higher quality output to its customers, whilst increasing productivity, new business opportunities and growth into new markets.
Nottingham-based specialist systems distributor and service provider ArtSystems is delighted to announce that three of its talented employees have been nominated in the CRN Women & Diversity in Channel Awards.
Hybrid Services, the exclusive distributor of Mimaki in the UK and Ireland, has revealed it will use its presence at The Print Show 2022 to demonstrate the very latest printing and cutting solutions from Mimaki.
Edinburgh-based family-owned vehicle livery and branding specialist Gordana Graphics used its new HP Latex 700 printer to produce a series of eye-catching wraps for five local sightseeing double-decker buses.
To meet the demands of continuing market growth, MacroArt has invested in technology and software from Durst, manufacturer of innovative digital printing systems and software solutions.
FESPA UK Paving the way for printers to provide end of campaign recycling.
Avery Dennison continue to make all the right moves with the launch of their latest vehicle wrap product. SP 1504 Easy Apply is a premium digital print film being introduced as part of the ever-expanding sustainable print portfolio.
Chris Martin, ex Head of Sales at PrintMAX has joined CMYUK as a Senior Digital Sales Consultant. He will report to Sue Hayward, Sales Director (Equipment).
Nottingham-based specialist systems distributor and service provider ArtSystems is delighted to announce the promotion of both Tom Goddard and Robert Durrant to new senior roles within the business.
Originally a Sign Making / Sign Writing business formed in Blackpool in 1890, Granthams Graphic Technology division evolved into one of the UK’s largest resellers of sign printing equipment and supplies with an enviable reputation for service and support.
Large-format print solutions provider Perfect Colours has signed up to exhibit at The Print Show for the first time and revealed it will use its presence at the event to showcase a range of leading printers from partner HP.
Fujifilm UK is pleased to announce the appointment of Martin Fairweather as National Digital Business Manager, reporting to Taro Aoki, Head of Digital Press Solutions.
With many industries looking to update their interiors without having to do costly upgrades, the confidence in, and popularity of, architectural films is growing. Training the next generation of architectural film suppliers and installers is a key factor in enabling this.
William Smith’s Training Academy is going from strength to strength with the appointment of two additional Trainers this month. Joining the legendary Training & Applications Manager Gill Harrison, we are pleased to announce John Raine and Mike Szwacki will join the team as Training Managers.
Spandex, the one-stop supplier of innovative solutions to the sign, graphics and display industries, is significantly broadening its range of functional self-adhesive films for application to glass, with the introduction of four new ImagePerfect product families.
The global large format printer market is set to see significant growth in the next four years.
Birmingham-based bespoke printed components manufacturer Rudd Macnamara has invested in a new HP Latex R1000 printer to support its long-term growth plans and help the business reach its full potential.
Zeus Packaging, the global packaging solutions company has confirmed the acquisition of Swanline Group and its sister company, BoxMart.
Leeds-based wide-format printing and signage specialist Imageco recently used Drytac SpotOn SynTac and ViziPrint Deco + to produce a range of striking POS and window graphics for world-famous footwear brand Dr. Martens at its new test and learn concept store on Carnaby Street in London. All of the graphics were printed using Imageco’s HP Latex 800W printer, with its eco-friendly water-based inks.
Ricoh UK is delighted to announce the launch of a special bundled offer for its market-leading Ricoh Ri 100 direct-to-garment printer, with the aim of helping users maximise the return on their investment.
ArtSystems has become the UK & Ireland official partner for Vanguard Digital Printing Systems, part of the Durst Group.
Agfa UK has gained a new customer in Milton Keynes, Format Graphics Ltd., who have installed an Avinci CX3200 dye sublimation printer to satisfy their growing soft signage requirements.
Zund UK Ltd returned to Sign & Digital at the end of March with a showcase of its precision cutting solutions and advanced software packages for intelligent workflows.
Avery Dennison is certain to make waves in the industry with this latest product launch. SP 3523 Opaque Matt is being introduced as part of the Sustainable Print portfolio and is designed to provide a more sustainable alternative in a market primarily dominated by PVC products.
Electronics For Imaging, Inc. continues to expand its market-leading position in single-pass inkjet digital press technology for corrugated packaging.
Norfolk-based signs service provider Steward Safety Supplies combined Drytac Polar Premium Air White Gloss print media and Drytac Weathershield Matte UV laminate to produce a set of bold and impactful vehicle graphics for long-term customer French’s Fish Shop of Wells-next-the-Sea.
Fujifilm has agreed a partnership with Soyang to sell the Acuity Ultra R2 in the UK market. The agreement marks the start of a new venture for Soyang, a highly respected wide format materials supplier, now looking to leverage that expertise to enter into hardware sales.
Yorkshire based signage and graphics business, Leading Edge, has invested in an Agfa Tauro S 3.2m wide-format ink jet print engine. The new machine, installed in early March, has provided additional capacity, better quality print at a greater speed and with energy saving benefits too.
Redditch-based start-up Webb Print & Display (WP&D) has invested in an EFI VUTEk h3 printer from CMYUK. Several nationwide retail campaigns have been produced on the 3.2 hybrid UV LED printer, generating forward momentum for the business, and attracting new clients.
Large format print business VGL is a technology-driven company that required a more mature and streamlined approach to colour.
Birmingham-based Hollywood Monster has installed an EFI VUTEk Q5r from CMYUK to cope with demand after a record-breaking four months.
Konica Minolta Business Solutions (UK) Ltd has announced it will be exhibiting at The Print Show 2022, which is being held at the NEC Birmingham, UK, 20th - 22nd September.
The retail industry is an increasingly competitive space as businesses and brands consistently battle to beat rivals on prices, match promotions, offer customers better deals, and grab the most attention in-store.
Cardiff-based 3 Sixty has installed an EFI VUTEk FabriVU 340i + from CMYUK. The investment provides the company with greater capacity and will be used to output a range of innovative eco textiles that are available exclusively from CMYUK.
Fleet Livery Solutions has had a new Epson SureColor SC-R5000 resin ink large format printer installed, enabling it to deliver a next day service and win more business locally.
Ahead of Packaging Innovations and Empack 2022 making its long-anticipated return to Birmingham’s NEC next week (25 & 26 May), the industry’s flagship event has released its unmissable show highlights.
Kornit Digital (“Kornit”), a worldwide market leader in sustainable, on-demand digital fashionx and textile production, is today disrupting the fashion status quo during Kornit Fashion Week London, May 15-17 at the historic Freemasons’ Hall.
Durst, world leader in inkjet label production, will be showcasing the wide range of applications possible for customers on its Tau inkjet single-pass presses on its stand A49 in Hall 1 at Packaging Innovations and Empack at the NEC in Birmingham, UK, from 25-26 May.
Drytac recently partnered with Ricoh to revamp the Ricoh Customer Experience Centre in Telford, UK. The major transformation project saw the two businesses work closely together to overhaul the look of the facility.
Ricoh has announced that its newly revamped Customer Experience Centre is now open for business. Based in Telford, the major transformation project saw Ricoh work with adhesive science solutions expert Drytac to overhaul the look of the facility.
Four years on from moving into their Leeds facility, Northern Flags, part of the FaberExposize Group, has taken delivery of their largest Agfa print machine to date, the Jeti Tauro H3300 HS LED inkjet engine.
Agfa has unveiled details of its participation at Empack and Packaging Innovations on 25 and 26 May 2022, at The NEC Birmingham.
Barnsley-based family-run sign-making business Turner Signs used Drytac Polar Street FX outdoor PVC-free aluminium print media, supplied by Signmaster Systems, to create a striking exterior wall graphic for new local Mexican restaurant ICO.
New printers from EFI will be making waves at CMYUK’s forthcoming Printer Production Open House that takes place on Wednesday 18th and Thursday 19th May at its demonstration and training centre in Shrewsbury.
Manchester-based graphics and fabric printing specialist, Media Co Ltd, has pledged its commitment to sustainability via a new carbon reduction programme powered by HP Latex and HP Stitch print technology.
World-renowned printing systems manufacturer Konica Minolta has become the latest leading brand to sign up to exhibit at The Print Show 2022.
Twycross Zoo’s latest visitor attraction, The Gruffalo Discovery Land, has been brought to life with a stunning range of graphics and signs from leading large format print and installation experts MacroArt.
Glasgow-based graphics, signage, design, and install business Novograf recently used Soyang Bild Ceramic vinyl from Soyang Europe to complete a series of innovative and eye-catching printed surface projects.
The unstoppable rise in inkjet production has been spotlighted by Konica Minolta as it continues to help customers on their digital transformation across commercial and industrial printing markets.
Packaging Innovations and Empack 2022 will introduce two brand-new interactive features, The Big Debate and the Sustainability Tail, when it returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 25 and 26 May. The features are designed to address the challenges being faced by industry professionals at every point of the packaging journey, from conception to consumer.
Verve Display’s commitment to helping its clients achieve a more sustainable operation has been enhanced with its investment in an Epson SureColor SC-R5000 resin ink large format printer.
The new Mimaki 3DUJ-2207 full colour 3D printer will feature on UK and Ireland distributor, Hybrid Services’ stand at the TCT 3Sixty exhibition, to be held at the NEC in June 2022.
William Smith Group 1832 are thrilled to announce the introduction of the new 3M Print Wrap Film IJ280 onto the UK market.
Following the announcement that Agfa has acquired Inca Digital, David Burton, marketing director, FUJIFILM Wide Format Inkjet Systems comments: “Fujifilm and Inca Digital have enjoyed a mutually beneficial relationship for more than two decades. We’re immensely proud of all we’ve achieved working with them in pioneering the development of UV wide format inkjet systems, powered by Fujifilm inkjet technology and Fujifilm UV inkjet ink.
Ocado, Nestlé, Pret A Manger, and Waitrose are just some of the major brands taking to the stage at Packaging Innovations and Empack 2022. They will form part of the event’s most comprehensive seminar programme to date when it makes its long-anticipated return to Birmingham’s NEC on 25 and 26 May.
The Agfa-Gevaert Group announced today that it will acquire Inca Digital Printers, subject to meeting and obtaining customary conditions and approvals. The acquisition strengthens Agfa’s position in high speed digital printing and brings an additional focus on packaging printing markets.
To meet the sustainability requirements of Hilson Moran, a leading firm of building consulting engineers, Vinyl Impression has provided and installed several wall decorations using Phototex.
Roland DG is excited to be attending Printwear & Promotion Live on the 24-26 April, at the NEC Birmingham, where Roland DG’s team of experts will be shining a light on the latest industry innovations as well as Roland DG’s established solutions.
Creative Design Agency, KGK Genix has taken delivery of an EFI VUTEk h5 from CMYUK. This 3.2m wide, hybrid UV LED model is the tenth VUTEk printer that the company has purchased over a 20-year period. It is both a testament of the trust that it has with the VUTEk brand and a confirmation of the close relationships KGK Genix has with CMYUK and EFI.
The Mimaki cutting plotter that’s in regular use at Sign & Design (Somerset) Ltd still looks as good as the day the company bought it, according to owner, Paul Dinsdale. Considering that date was in the late 1990s and the cutter is used almost daily, that’s some claim!
The Print Show is delighted to announce gardening icon and popular television personality Monty Don OBE as the third and final celebrity speaker for the 2022 show.
March 2022 saw the post-covid return of the Sign & Digital UK exhibition, at the NEC in Birmingham. For over 25 years, Sign & Digital UK has been an important event for sign making, display solutions and digital printing; providing a perfect platform for businesses and professionals to network, showcase the latest products and innovations, whilst at the same time celebrating the industry.
North Yorkshire-based commercial printing business Inprint Colour has hailed the impact of its new Ricoh Pro L5160e Latex printer, revealing the output quality of the machine has enabled it to significantly enhance its large-format print offering.