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The British Sign Awards will this year run under an independent banner - previously they have run under the auspices of ISA UK (formerly BSGA), which earlier this month announced it would be launching a new awards scheme.

Ricoh Europe has appointed a new director, Clive Stringer, for continuous feed and high end software, commercial and industrial printing group, replacing Tim Taylor who has been promoted to the new global post of director, inkjet production solutions. From 1 April Taylor will be part of the global high productivity solutions centre (HPSC), where he will be responsible for the preparation and global launch of high-speed inkjet solutions for the graphic arts market.

Spandex is introducing the new Avery Dennison Supreme Wrapping Film/Spandex GP Edition - a range of ten metallic colours developed by Avery for Spandex.

Canadian company Branded Wraps has completed several projects for the Sixteen Mile Sports Complex in Oakville, Ontario, including this ceiling graphic.

Xaar has launched its five-step service for the evaluation of fluids for use in new product development and advanced manufacturing applications.

Fespa UK Association is offering a specialist R&D grant search and application service in light of UK government agencies and the EU’s Horizon 2020 Programme having made millions of pounds available to UK businesses.

US-based UV LED printer specialist Direct Color Systems (DCS) has appointed a new president and CEO in the form of Tom Kaplinksi.

InkTec has increased its dye-sublimation inks offering with the SubliNova G7 range, said by the company to be compatible with the leading large-format printers from Epson, Mutoh, Mimaki and Roland, plus an ability to be used with the Mimaki MBIS.

Epson UK has become the exclusive print and technology partner for photographer Indira Flack’s new ‘Great British Racing Drivers’ exhibition at the recently opened Silverstone Experience - a £20m experiential and education centre focused on the British motor sports industry.

Mutoh Europe has released a dedicated Rip software called Digital Factory UV - Mutoh Edition for its UV LED direct-to-object flatbed production printers.

Former Xaar CEO Dr Douglas Edwards has today become EFI’s chief technology officer (CTO). Edwards - who was also chairman of Xaar 3D, Xaar’s 3D venture with Stratasys - replaces longtime technology leader Ghilad Dziesietnik, who recently retired from EFI after nearly 25 years, the last 14 as CTO.

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