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  • 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
  • Echo House assists development of compact Acuity Ultra
    Having been the first company in the world to install the 5m device following an announcement at Fespa Berlin in May, Surbiton-based Echo will take on a new iteration of the machine in January as an expansion ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2018-11-14
  • ColorGate acquired by Ricoh
    Ricoh said the acquisition was intended to strengthen its industrial printing business and that it was particularly attracted by ColorGate's specialism in colour management. The transfer of shares is expected ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2018-11-14
  • Sonora sales jump as Kodak closes in on flexo sale
    Speaking as the manufacturer announced its Q3 results, chief executive Jeff Clarke said the firm was “in advanced negotiations on an exclusive basis” to sell its Flexographic Packaging Division, and expected ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2018-11-12
  • Bluetree buys unit next door for bumper expansion
    Parent to Route One Print, BluetreeConnect, Instantprint and Instantprint Pro, the entirety of Bluetree’s operations have been based in a single 9290sqm unit in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, for the past ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2018-11-09
  • Parts issue crimps sales at Koenig & Bauer
    For the first nine months of the year order intake increased by 4.4% to €943.2m (£903.4m), while order backlog jumped by 25.5% to €769.3m. However, sales to 30 September fell by 6.9% to €788.8m due ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2018-11-08
  • Adare SEC Redditch to focus on security print
    The spend will be used to alter the site to improve efficiency as the business narrows its portfolio to specialise in security print products such as tickets, cheques and vouchers. Although plans are still ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2018-11-06
  • RPM Digital bids to bring marketing automation SMEs
    Director Andy Place said business owners and marketing leads are put off by the perceived complexity of marketing automation. RPM: React launched this week to provide bespoke technology to firms in ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2018-11-02
  • New CTO steps up at Moo
    Jasinska has worked at the business for three years, and previously headed up the high-end and creative online print firm’s engineering function. She replaces Meri Williams, who joined Monzo Bank in ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2018-10-26
  • Rapidity expands into B2 digital
    Installed this week at the firm’s 1,400sqm Sidcup site, which it expanded onto with the acquisition of Lefa Print just under a year ago, the additional press will be operational from the start of November. ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2018-10-26
  • Xerox: Iridesse sales up, iGen down
    Visentin replaced Jeff Jacobson as chief executive earlier this year as part of the machinations around the aborted takeover of Xerox by Fujifilm. He described the six-colour Iridesse, which is a Fuji ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2018-10-24
  • Fox in £3m HP and site investment
    The Tunbridge Wells, Kent-based company has invested around £3m in total in the new press and the 1,850sqm freehold unit that is based around five minutes’ walk from its main 3,250sqm leased premises. ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2018-10-19
  • Legal block on Fujifilm-Xerox deal is overturned
    The court ruling in April was as a result of a lawsuit filed by major Xerox shareholder Darwin Deason, which put a temporary block on Xerox’s sale to Fujifilm amid claims that Xerox’s then-CEO Jeff Jacobson ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2018-10-18
  • Aspen boosts services in triple kit buy
    The Manchester print house also took on a Morgana DigiBook 300XL PUR binder and a Duplo DC-616 Pro cutter-creaser to bring new finishing capabilities in-house. The total cost of the three machines was ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2018-10-15
  • Williams Lea Tag boosts omni-channel proposition with THP buy
    Based in Toronto, Canada, and also operating across North America, the UK and Europe, THP creates visual and social content through a comprehensive suite of on-demand services. Founded in 2013, the ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2018-10-12
  • Hybrid Software parent proposes Global Graphics buy
    In an announcement last Friday (5 October), Global Graphics confirmed it had come to an agreement with Congra on the terms of an all-cash acquisition of its entire issued and to-be-issued share capital. ... read more
    Source: PrintWeek Digital News FeedPublished on 2018-10-11