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  • Pureprint in UK HP HD first
    HP has also enhanced the colour management software on both Pureprint’s new and upgraded presses to further improve their consistency, repeatability and colour profiling. The installation of the new ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2019-01-18
  • Boss Direct and Browns CTP link up in double M&A
    Tim Guest, managing director of Guest, already owned Boss Direct separately from his investment company. In a deal completed with assistance from Cowgills chartered accountants for a total of £5.5m in ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2019-01-17
  • Williams Lea Tag acquires Popcorn Global
    Headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, and operating across Asia, North America and Europe, Popcorn Global’s customers include Nivea, Super Retail Group, Coles and GSK. Its expertise includes the design ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2019-01-15
  • Scottish print shop serves locals for 50 years
    The business was founded in February 1969 by George Johnston and initially operated out of his own house, from which the firm takes its name, Elbank. Since 2012, the Peebles, Scotland-based outfit has ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2019-01-10
  • Online label specialist Easy2name acquired by CCL Industries
    Canada-headquartered CCL announced in a statement on Friday (4 January) that it had bought Newbury, Berkshire-based Easy2name as part of a global acquisitive streak that has seen it buy Olympic Holding ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2019-01-08
  • Bakergoodchild adds ‘game-changing’ white capability with Xerox Iridesse
    The Iridesse was installed at the end of October as an expansion of the Birmingham direct mailer’s digital wing. First unveiled by Xerox in May, the machine was the subject of a spate of UK installations ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2019-01-08
  • Xaar Q4 trading below expectations
    In a trading update released last Friday (28 December), the business said that while it has made “good progress” in developing potential future revenue streams through partnerships with a number of OEMs ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2019-01-03
  • Packaging Experts brings sampling in-house with Roland and Dyss
    The desktop direct-to-object Roland was installed on 13 December and followed the Dyss, which arrived in September. The Basingstoke firm, which carries out a variety of packaging jobs for a number of blue ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2019-01-02
  • Farquhar starts push into future with Ricoh and Tharstern
    Installed in November, the C9100 represents a £100,000 investment for the Perth-based firm. Its Tharstern, an upgrade of its prior system, was installed two weeks ago. While moving the new technology ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2018-12-20
  • Heidelberg opens €50m innovation centre for digital R&D
    Officially opened on Thursday (13 December), the 40,000sqm centre is located at Heidelberg’s headquarters in Wiesloch-Walldorf, Germany, and saw 1,000 members of staff move over from its former research ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2018-12-17
  • Hobs Repro takes UK’s first six-colour Xerox Iridesses
    Installed in two of its 30 branches in the UK and Ireland, the toner-based digital printers mark the first time a UK-based firm has made use of the device's’ ability to print two speciality toners, including ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2018-12-14
  • Treetop climbs higher with UK-first Versafire EP
    Delivered in September, the new machine replaced a Linoprint C751 as a full upgrade and enhancement for Treetop's general commercial print services. The Crawley-based business is a Heidelberg house, across ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2018-12-12
  • ImageData Brighton boosts booklet making with Duplo
    Delivered in mid-October, the new addition replaces a Duplo 350 bookletmaker, as an upgrade to the Brighton site's capabilities. With the 600i, which is faster and can handle thicker and larger booklets ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2018-12-07
  • Bluetree caps off year with award win
    Rotherham-based Bluetree, the parent company of Route One Print and Instantprint, was named Large Business of the Year at the Sheffield Chamber of Commerce annual business awards last Thursday (29 November). ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2018-12-05
  • LumeJet Print Technologies enters liquidation
    LPT was formed in Coventry in 2015 after the original business model, based around selling its specialist photonic digital printing equipment, failed. Trevor Elworthy, the former Kodak research scientist ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2018-12-03
  • New higher productivity Jet Press 750S launched
    A Jet Press 750S has been installed at Fujifilm’s Advanced Printing Technology Centre near Brussels for just over a week, and a select group of customers and prospective customers have already been to ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2018-11-15