Meteor Inkjet, an independent supplier of electronics and software to drive industrial inkjet printheads, has introduced a range of services for ink characterisation, print reliability analysis and printhead waveform development and optimisation.
Textile printer manufacturer Kornit Digital is inviting printers, garment decorators, and anyone curious about the sector to a series of newly introduced ‘Kornit Discover’ events. The first will take place 3-4 April in New York, the next on 11-12 April in Dusseldorf, Germany and on 15-17 April in Hong Kong.
The British Association for Print and Communication (BAPC) is to sponsor the Independent Print Industries Association (IPIA) Spring Networking Lunch on 7 June, as well as its Spring Conference on 9 May and Autumn Conference on 2 October.
At Sign and Digital UK ( 2-4 April), Canon aims to inspire PSPs via ‘Speed’ - a campaign focussing on the work of photojournalist Horst Friedrichs to demonstrate how printing powered the creation of his book and two photographic exhibitions.
According to BPIF research, the UK print industry is 69% male and 31% female while the manufacturing sector (of which the print is part) is 75% male and 25% female. Within the UK printing industry the gender pay gap is 11% - greater than the national figure (8.6%) but lower than the manufacturing disparity of 17.2%.