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SAi is unveiling its souped-up Flexi 19 signmaking software at the ISA International Sign Expo in Las Vegas this week, and will show it in Europe at Fespa Global in May.

Software company PrintFactory will run a ‘What’s Your Number?’ quiz at Fespa Global, inviting PSPs to explore the three stages of digital automation - improvements in colour management, the automation of repetitive tasks, and the move to lights-out production - and let it know where they think they’re at.

New from HP comes the Stitch S series digital textile printers, incorporating the 64in Stitch S300 and S500, and the 126in S1000. A range of dye-sub papers has also been introduced. RA Smart (CAD & Machinery) will be the exclusive UK and Ireland specialist reseller for the Stitch range.

Mimaki Europe will use Fespa Global to display a new UV LED large-format printer for the first time in the EMEA region. It will also demonstrate its new Simple POP software - enabling shop-owners to create and design their own signage. The software connects directly to Rasterlink for an automated workflow from design to print and cut on Mimic’s UCJV series.

The British Sign and Graphics Association (BSGA) has officially changed its name to ISA-UK, powered by BSGA (ISA-UK), in reference to its affiliation with the US-based International Sign Association. The name-change coincides with the appointment of a new president and vice-president.

Zund is bringing DLC-coated router bits to the market. The coating reduces friction and increases wear resistance, particularly beneficial in routing applications involving aluminium, aluminium composites, wood, and PVC.

Dublin-based Xtreme Signs and Graphics has bought another Jetrix LXiR320. The company confirmed the order with InkTec at Sign and Digital UK.

The recently constituted AXYZ Automation Group has announced the Infinite CNC router, the first of a planned series of new products.

swissQprint’s Nyala has taken first place in the European popularity stakes for the fourth year in a row according to Infosource.

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