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Having been founded as a large-format trade print operation in 1992, Macro Art had been enjoying a significant growth spurt when it underwent an MBO in 2014. At that time, the new management team were confident of continued expansion. Now the Saint Neots-based company is making its first acquisition and opening a London branch. I asked commercial director Michael Green about the expansion. By Lesley Simpson

Could you tap into what is apparently a growing - but little exploited - market for solar glare reducing printed perforated window manifestations?

New multi-disciplinary networking membership club Creatiff holds its first event on 29 September. John Fairley of Splash Worldwide will be there. Should you be?

What’s having the greatest impact on your business at the moment?

Our website continues to bring new and exciting opportunities. Having updated it recently we are currently experiencing more interest from further afield, a market that we are fully equipped to serve.

Does Brexit mean that the environmental rules you have learned to do business by will be shredded? Walter Hale investigates.

As we reflect on another inkjet dominated Drupa, Richard Stuart-Turner asks ‘what are the implications of industry-wide developments for the large-format print service provider?’

Peter Kiddell, director of Fespa UK Association, says it makes sense for large-format PSPs to attend the inaugural Digital Print for Corrugated Packaging Summit. In his words, Here’s why.

Getting little joy from those that provided you with kit that’s not performing to expectation? Then try this route to dispute resolution, recommended by Brian Sims, principal consultant at Metis Print Consultancy.

Does this sound familiar? “Hello, I’d like a quote for 20 posters needed by Friday.” “No problem, I’ll email your quote over. You would have to have your artwork with us by Wednesday…” Wednesday arrives, but no artwork.