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Suffolk-based Stylize Display Graphics has installed an Anapurna H3200i LED printer with a dual roll-to-roll option and flatbed capability to replace its Agfa Anapurna M2500i. It is the first Anapurna H3200i LED to be installed in the UK.

The moving printhead carriage of a swissQprint UV printer immediately halts should it come into contact with a person or object thanks to new software. The system also stops instantly if there is a danger of the printhead grazing the substrate, typically where there are undulations or raised edges. Printing is resumed at exactly the same point where the printhead carriage came to rest.

Signs Express (Warrington) has donated £2,500 to Liverpool John Lennon Airport to kick start the team’s fundraising efforts. LJLA has vowed to raise £100,000 over the next 12 months for Alder Hey Children’s Charity, a cause that is also close to Signs Express (Warrington’s) heart.

Cyrus Norton has plans to double Digital Factory’s £2m turnover by 2021 and central to them are new Durst P10 200 and Durst Rho 312 systems. For the managing director of the Farnborough, Hampshire, wide-format specialist, the new printers are the final stage of a £1.7m investment that supports a move to grand format production.

Worcester-based creative communications agency drp has come up with a life-size Formula E race car floor graphic for Jaguar. The objective is to encourage all Jaguar Land Rover staff to get behind the Jaguar Formula E race team by getting them to ‘FanBoost'. The top three drivers with the most FanBoosts are awarded a temporary boost in power in each ePrix - so getting their staff behind it provided multiple benefits!  

European Sign Expo has launched its 2017 campaign under the strapline ‘Dare to Create Different’, a play on the tagline ‘Dare to Print Different’ for the main Fespa show alonsgside which it will be located in Hamburg, 8-12 May.

The latest Shop and Display Equipment Association (SDEA) survey reveals an encouraging 64% of respondents reported an increase in sales over the past six months, and of those the average was of a 17% rise.  Less than half this number, 28%, recorded an average decline in sales of 19% and only 8% of members’ sales remained unchanged.

Saxoprint has won the BAPC ‘Business of the Year’ award. Vivid Lamination Technologies captured ‘Supplier of the Year’ while It Has To Be Brilliant (IHTBB) won ‘Environmental Printer of the Year’.

Sheffield sign company Signs Express has brought life to the exhibitions at Weston Park in a lengthy project for Museums Sheffield.

Innotech has released a new economy roller banner called Compass. It combines black end caps with twist out feet and is available in widths 80cm -150cm.