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Color-Logic has certified the swissQprint Impala 3 large-format printer at Shawmut Communications Group in Massachusetts, US, for the production of metallic images.

Kavalan Sunlight weldable and Kavalan Spiderweb 300 Mesh PVC-free banner material have both received secondary BS3424 Pt 4.6 tensile strength certification.

Printing ink manufacturers are under intense pressure due to multiple cost drivers according to the European Printing Ink Association (EuPIA). It said that while its members continue to work to minimise risks to customers, various pressures are likely to impact the printing inks market.

As of 1 March Hollywood Monster will cease to use PVC media for banner work. All its internal and external banner projects will be printed on PVC-free Kavalan.  The migration represents about 350,000m2 based on pre-Covid-19 annual volumes.

Agfa and partner Dataline are to host a webinar on 11 March for large-format PSPs and commercial offset printing companies on how to achieve efficiency gains through automated business processes.

A new app has been introduced by Guandong that allows users to access a large gallery of images and videos of its materials and applications via smartphones and tablets.

UPM has joined The Climate Pledge, a cross-sector community of companies working together to crack the climate crisis.

Solimar Systems has brought out Solitrack 2.4, with new features including web-based job control, proof and approval capabilities, and JDF finishing for PDF files.  

Tilia Labs has released a Tilia Phoenix connection for Enfocus Switch workflow management software.

90% of firms believe that in order to remain competitive over the next three years, they need to increase investment in real-time data analytics solutions according to new research from streaming analytics company KX.

Bradford-based Dominion Print and its in-house design team One19 Creative, have developed a range of lightbox displays that combine multi-layered large-format print and lighting to animated effect.

Durst is embarking on an EU-funded project, Premise, with the Free University of Bozen (unibz) and industrial partner TechnoAlpin (which manufacturers snowmaking systems) to develop better preventative maintenance systems.

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