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German-based Onlineprinters has produced a quarter of a million carbon neutral print orders. "The figure of 250,000 is sensational,” said Michael Fries, CEO of the company, which began carbon neutral production in 2013 and has since offset 7,900 tons of the gas.

Print Make Wear - the new fast fashion factory experience created within Fespa 2018 - attracted 467 individual delegate registrations. 17% of visitors to the wider Fespa event also said they had an interest in garment decoration and/or manufacturing, and visited the Print Make Wear area according the show stats.

The Ghent Workgroup is inviting the global printing, packaging and publishing community to join it in celebrating 25 years of the PDF.

Colourgen is to exclusively distribute Veika’s new 3D wallpaper printing solution Dimense in the UK. Dean Keenan, formerly of Landor UK and Sihl Direct, has been appointed by Colourgen to head business development and sales for the Dimense range, which will start shipping to the UK in September.

Rampage LLC has granted a license to Global Graphics Software for use of Rampage US Patent Nos. 9,053,410, 9,734,440, and 9,278,566, which cover the Quantone processing methods of screening and compensation for multiple gray-level digital presses and automatic printhead registration.

AllSigns Visual Communications has recently completed a stained-glass effect glass manifestation across the inside of the entire entrance to the newly-built atrium of St Patrick’s Catholic Church in Bristol.

Kernow Coatings is introducing a novel marketing tool - a ‘booth in a bag’ called the KernowJet DecoBox. The intention is to allow distributors and PSPs to not only showcase and explain product capability, but to display possible print applications in 3D.

Stylo has scooped the ‘Most Innovative POP Concept’ gong at the Creative Retail Awards - organised by Shop and Display Equipment Association and Retail Focus - for its Vodafone 'Data Roaming' job at Harrods.

Distributor ArtSystems has announced a new firmware upgrade to Summa’s S Class 2 cutting plotters. The upgrade adds a ‘G-Performance’ feature, which is said to boost performance by up to 40%, including faster cutting speeds across a wider range of substrates and swifter reading of registration marks.

Two new features are to run concurrent with Viscom 2019, which will take place in Dusseldorf, 8 - 10 January.

The Schleswig-Holstein paper company Feldmuehle Uetersen has been transferred to a subsidiary of the Berlin-based Beteiligungsgesellschaft Kairos Industries. The move became effective on Friday, 15 June. ‘Feldmuehle GmbH’ has been founded specially for the transfer, which has seen more than 95% of 420 jobs preserved.

The first orders for the newly launched NS Multi-LG from Portuguese New Solution Engineering have just started to ship. The flatbed digital corrugated printer - launched at Fespa last month - prints directly onto uncoated or coated media for the customisation of corrugated card and board, pre-cut folding boxes and craft cartons.

Antalis has appointed an innovation and creative consultant to its visual communications team. The role has been taken by Claire White, who has spent the past 22 years in senior visual merchandising roles at retail brands such as Pets At Home and Marks and Spencer. In her new position, she will provide consultancy to brands, architects, designers and marketing teams to ensure they understand all the company’s substrate potential.

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