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  • Landa ramps up, Edelmann CEO on “best decision”
    Speaking at an open house event at the firm’s first European beta installation – at German folding carton printer Edelmann – earlier this week, Amir said that a continental flexible packaging specialist ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2019-05-24
  • Colourfast drives new online offering with UK’s first AccurioJet KM-1
    Traditionally a financial sector print specialist, the Hutton, Essex-based business began installing the KM-1 in early May and training is due to begin in the next two weeks. A sheetfed duplex B2 inkjet ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2019-05-22
  • Colourfast drives new online offering with UK’s first KM-1
    Traditionally a financial sector print specialist, the Hutton, Essex-based business began installing the KM-1 in early May and training is due to begin in the next two weeks. A sheetfed duplex B2 inkjet ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2019-05-22
  • Poplar boosts bookletmaking with latest install
    Installed at the end of April, the machine represented a circa £80,000 investment for St Helens-based Poplar, which bought the machine from long-time kit supplier Intelligent Finishing Systems (IFS) to ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2019-05-20
  • New print group named
    Kicked off by former Gateshead FC owners Richard and Julie Bennett with the purchase of Newcastle Print Solutions (NPS) in August 2018, and boosted with the addition of Hartlepool-based Atkinson in January ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2019-05-15
  • Zenith makes triple Heidelberg digital investment
    A Versafire EP and five-colour Versafire EV were delivered earlier this month, while a four-colour Versafire EV will arrive later this week to be installed in the repro department for proofing in an effort ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2019-05-14
  • Digitally printed textiles market to reach €4.9bn in 2023
    Data from a new report, The Future of Digital Textile Printing to 2023, shows that in 2018 global value in this market will reach €2.83bn, equating to 2.17 billion square metres of fabrics printed on inkjet ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2019-05-13
  • Ex-Tradeprint man strikes out with digital flipbook service
    Tim Thompson has stepped down from his Tradeprint role as of Thursday 9 May and announced the launch of PrintingFlip, an online subscription service printers can use to convert print-ready PDFs into flipbooks ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2019-05-10
  • Stickylabels sticks with Roland for upgrade to VG2
    Having run two TrueVis VG-540s since 2017, the Boston, Lincolnshire outfit has now replaced one with a VG2-540, which was commissioned as of Monday (29 April). It will be used for short runs of printed ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2019-05-10
  • Signs Express Southampton takes SureColor to aid big ambitions
    The SC-S80600 was installed on 23 April and cost around £20,000. It was chosen because of its speed, efficiency and the 99.9% Pantone matching of its 10-colour process. Signs Express Southampton said the ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2019-05-09
  • Print in decline as digital dominates ad spend
    In the latest Expenditure Report from the Advertising Association and WARC (AA/WARC), a total market growth of 6.3% ad spend was noted year-on-year to £23.6bn in 2018. In the final quarter of 2018, ad ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2019-05-08
  • Thread Studio grows print side with Roland VersaStudio
    The new £6,000 device was installed in March and now runs alongside an OKI C711WT white toner printer and a Ricoh Ri 100 direct-to-garment machine at the firm’s Southampton base. Printing onto transfer ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2019-05-07
  • Koenig & Bauer sees revenue growth in Q1
    The Würzburg-headquartered group’s revenue was up from €217.3m (£186.4m) in Q1 2018 to €230.7m for the three-month period ended 31 March 2019 while its order intake increased by 10.2% year-on-year from ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2019-05-03
  • Technique bolsters fledgling digital wing with Versafire
    The digital press was delivered at the start of April and replaced a five-year old machine at Banbury-based Technique. The machine being replaced was the company's first foray into digital printing after ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2019-05-01
  • Top Signs adds second printer with SureColor install
    Installed at the start of April, the new machine will run alongside an HP Latex 570 wide-format printer running applications such as vehicle graphics and wraps. The SureColor was selected by Hexham, ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2019-04-30
  • Superior ready for increased volumes as new Versafire arrives
    The machine was installed today (Monday, 29 April) and will replace one of two existing Linoprint machines at the Bowerhill, Wiltshire business. Applications run through the Versafire will include leaflets, ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2019-04-29