Skip to main content

Researchers secure funds for 'Harry Potter-style' paper project


Professor David Frohlich of the University of Surrey’s Digital World Research Centre submitted the idea for what he calls Next Generation Paper and applied for the grant last autumn. The project, which...

FFEI and Xaar combine for ‘Printbar Uncovered’


FFEI took on the system a few weeks ago but the partnership will be officially launched at September's Label Expo trade show in Brussels, after the product itself was launched at the same show two years...

Just like there is a wrong way to write an email signature, there is also a right way. If you want to perfect your email signature, check out these easy tips.

Haslam sticks with Heidelberg in digital upgrade


The 60-year-old, family-run printer, which moved from Chorley to Bolton last month, produces brochures, leaflets, booklets, postcards, posters, cards, ring binders, folders, point-of-sale and more for...

Sun Chemical develops digital coatings for HP Indigo presses


A new range of coatings including overprint varnishes and adhesives specially formulated for use in digital devices is set to be launched in the next few weeks.
Marcos Valdezate, Sun Chemical’s business...

Core upgrades digital and finishing capabilities


The Versafire was installed last month at Core's 1,100sqm Glasgow premises, replacing a Konica Minolta bizhub Pro C6000, and the StitchLiner, which replaced a Setmaster bookletmaker, came in the previous...

The business card is an important tool that's useful for companies and individuals alike. But just how powerful is the business card? Let's find out.

EFI names new UK agent for Jetrion


The agent in Stockport, Cheshire, supplies kit for self-adhesive labels and narrow-web packaging and also handles gear from Flexor, Flexomaid, Rotary Technologies, Teknek, Nikka, CPS and DMS.
“End-users...

Ricoh enters DTG market and bags first sale


Ricoh moved into the DTG space when it acquired 50-staff AnaJet in early 2016. The new machines are manufactured at AnaJet’s California headquarters.
The two new machines, the Ricoh Ri 3000 and Ri...

FespaDaily news round-up, final day: Sakurai; Aeoon; Durst; Folex; Printplus; Canon


Sakurai celebrates launch of latest screen press Sakurai bought something unique to Fespa alongside the launch of its new MS110-DDS screen printing press. The firm’s president, Ryuta Sakurai, hosted a...

Thomson Print & Packaging gets new digital Versafire CV


The Edinburgh-based label and packaging printer has upgraded its workflow with Digital Print Manager and added the Heidelberg Digital Front End RIP ahead of the imminent arrival of the Versafire.
The...

Digital Book Printing Forum returns to London


The event, which brings together multiple figures from the UK’s book printing community, will take place at the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), Portland Place, London, on 27 June from 9am...

Ambitious Dover appoints Heidelberg's Oliver to drive digital


Oliver had worked at Heidelberg since 2013 and was vice-president of digital printing solutions, where he drove its expansion into inkjet with the Gallus Labelfire and B1 sheetfed Primefire presses. ...

HP ‘reinvents’ its Latex range at Fespa


The new 180sqm/hr 3.2m-wide HP Latex 3600 and 3200 have the same list price and offer the headline speeds and image quality as the 3500 and 3100 machines they replace, but due to a significant number of...

DGI launches three new textile printers


The Korean manufacturer of digital textile printers is targeting soft signage producers as well as those printing fabrics, clothes and home textiles with the FT-1608 and FT-1908 dye-sub textile printers....

Kiian unveils digital textile ink


Developed for fashion, flags and interior decoration applications on synthetic fabrics, the Digistar Bravo range consists of 11 colours including two blacks with high rub-resistance and light-fastness....

Your brand has a purpose, and telling that story is a valuable content marketing tactic. How can you use storytelling to grow? Today, we're going to learn how.

Qualvis scoops local business award


The Thurmaston-based outfit, which recently invested £5m in a raft of new kit, including the world’s first dual digital packaging line and a KBA Rapida 106, won the Company of the Year gong at the annual...

If you’re looking to make the most of your small business marketing efforts during the month of May, check out some of these ideas to get started and grow.

Lexon Group to install Europe’s first Komori Impremia IS29


The four-colour B2 digital machine will be installed at the Crumlin, Gwent-based firm’s 3,250sqm premises next month and joins two five-colour B2 Komori Lithrone LS 529 offset presses at the plant.
...

GPS Colour Graphics upgrades pre-press and digital ops


Belfast-based GPS Colour Graphics spent £150,000 on the Fujifilm Superia technology, installed after Christmas, and around £300,000 on the iGen 5, which went in just before.
Both were in addition to...

With today's competition, how can you land your dream job? Check out some of these useful tips for marketing and selling yourself to potential employers in the market.

ThreeFiveFour ups productivity with Ricoh buy


The machine, which was installed at the Basildon-based firm’s 1,350sqm premises in January, has replaced a Xerox DocuColor 7000 and has also taken work from the company’s existing MGI Meteor DP8700 XL....

Colprint ups cutting capacity


Managing director Stuart Mills paid around £21,000 for the new cutter, which was installed in February. It joined an existing Polar 76 guillotine that was cutting jobs from both its litho and digital operations....

End of the line for Anton Group


According to Deloitte, a further 120 staff have been made redundant since its last update on 3 April.
21 staff remain at the businesses Laindon, Essex factory assisting Deloitte as it works to “realise...

Powered by PrinterPresence