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  • LG Davis expands offering with Iridesse install
    The new machine was installed in mid-February and replaces one of the Birmingham firm’s two Versant 2100 digital printers as a “natural progression”. With built-in bookletmaking capabilities and the ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2019-03-22
  • Koenig & Bauer sets €1.5bn sales goal
    The Germany-headquartered press manufacturer had been held back by issues around the availability of parts last year, particularly at its largest unit the Sheetfed division, where sales slipped by 2% to ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2019-03-21
  • Dynamic Print enhances digital following acquisition
    The Norwich-based specialist printer, which supplies print that incorporates decorative effects such as hot foiling, blind foil embossing, blind embossing and die-cutting, took delivery of the new machine ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2019-03-19
  • Nationwide expands capabilities with new Ricoh
    Taken on in the first week of March, the machine will run alongside another Ricoh, an existing Pro C7100, and will accommodate all jobs under the digital commercial print umbrella. The new machine ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2019-03-18
  • Langham automates bookletmaking with Horizon ahead of move
    Arriving at Langham’s Cambridge base in December last year, the new machine was supplied by Intelligent Finishing Systems (IFS). Working alongside the firm’s Develop Ineo+ 6100 digital press, it will ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2019-03-14
  • Midland Regional Printers acquires LabelServe
    Producing a wide range of printed logo, wash care and self-adhesive fabric labels, LabelServe services retail and manufacturing clients across the UK. MRP’s acquisition of the company, which is located ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2019-03-13
  • Ballyprint takes first Iridesse in NI
    Installed in the last week of February, Ballyprint took the digital production press directly from Xerox after around a year of conversations with the manufacturer. Its special inks – including metallic ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2019-03-12
  • Landa venture could float in London
    Landa is best known in the printing industry as the founder of digital printing pioneer Indigo, and since then of Landa Digital Printing. He is also the chairman and majority shareholder at GenCell ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2019-03-11
  • NB Colour upgrades digital with HP Indigo investment
    The family-owned company invested around £230,000 in the press, which was installed at its 2,800sqm premises in Chorley, Lancashire at the end of December. The machine, a factory-reconditioned Indigo ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2019-02-27
  • Hart takes Dantex PicoColour for flexibility and speed
    The machine was installed in the first week of December and cost Burnley-based Hart around £250,000. The company opted for the cost-effective label line, which features built-in die-cutting capabilities, ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2019-02-25
  • Fretwell takes on Versafire to boost digital post-MBO
    Delivered in mid-January, the machine replaced a Ricoh Pro C651EX system. As an OEM of the Ricoh Pro C7200, the Versafire EV is a direct upgrade to its predecessor by Keighley-based Fretwell, which it ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2019-02-22
  • Matthews boots up UK’s first Kodak Nexfinity
    The press was installed at the Chingford, London-based operation in October last year. It has been officially added to Matthews’ roster of services for clients as of 18 February. The firm will migrate ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2019-02-20
  • Positive Images UK invests in print and finishing
    Last month the Mitcham-based family-owned printer took delivery of a Ricoh Pro C9210 digital production printer, bought direct from the manufacturer, and a Horizon SPF/FC-200L A4 Landscape bookletmaker, ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2019-02-20
  • Acquisitive couple buys second print firm
    The sale was completed on 18 January and saw all shares in Hartlepool-based Atkinson transfer over to the Bennetts from owner and managing director Adrian Liddell, whose father had in turn bought the 80-year-old ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2019-02-20
  • Friedheim adds Scodix to portfolio
    The manufacturer offers two platforms; the E106 B1 enhancement press for the folding carton industry, which was launched at Drupa 2016, and the Ultra family of B2 presses. Targeted at users including ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2019-02-19
  • LG Davis revamps bookletmaking with Horizon install
    The bookletmaker was installed at the Birmingham operation in early January with a VAC-1000 tower collator, and will be used on multi-page applications sized from A6 to A4. It replaces an ageing Plockmatic ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2019-02-19