Warsaw-based POS and signage company UDS will become central Europe's first user of the EFI Nozomi C18000 single-pass LED inkjet corrugated press when it is installed next month. Once the printer - which can print up to 10,000 890 x 890-mm (35 x 35in) boards per hour two-up - is up and running, UDS's priority will be to expand its product portfolio with low-volume corrugated packaging.
Siegwerk will implement a price increase for all packaging inks and varnishes in EMEA from 1 February 2019. The company said costs for raw materials such as photoinitiators, UV monomers, acrylic resins, pigments, isocyanates and specialty additives have continued to rise, with further increases experienced in Q4 2018.
GH Display has acquired Hytner Exhibitions for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition of the Peterborough-based business supports GH Display’s continued growth plans and allows it to move from its long-term home in Werrington to share the two-acre Hytner site at Bullock Road, Washingley, which includes a 1,858m2 workshop.