Service Graphics has acquired Brentford-based display graphics, site hoardings, signage and interior solutions specialist Octink - the second acquisition to be announced by the Paragon Group company in a week- the other being Chippenham-based Image Factory Retail Graphics.
A BPIF analysis of newly revised data from the Office for National Statistics provides a detailed product sector breakdown for UK manufacturer sales of printed products from 1995 to 2018. It shows that printing onto textiles, plastic, glass, metal, wood and ceramics delivered the strongest sectoral growth performance over the period, with a turnover of £1.6bn in 2018.
The EFI Connect users’ conference in Las Vegas is being used to launch the Vutek D3r roll-to-roll LED printer. A second printer in the new mid-range line, the Vutek D5r, is already in the field, with Thomas Printworks in the US an early user.