Sat, Mar

Direct marketing solutions specialist Howard Hunt has brought a HP PageWide Web Press T240 HD. The has machine has a print width of up to 521mm, printing at speeds up to 152m/min - contributing to a maximum duty cycle of 58m A4 pages per month.

A call for presentations has been made by the organisers of Printing United 2019 - the new event owned and operated by SGIA in partnership with Napco Media that will launch in Dallas in October.

CMYUK is to build a ‘Digital Textile Development Facility’ as an extension of its existing demonstration and training centre in Shrewsbury and in line with its aims for growth in the textile digital print market, both on production equipment and on the development of new textile materials for the décor, design and fashion markets.

Antalis has become the exclusive distributor in the UK for Cape Town-based Xanita, and has added its South Africa company’s ultra-lightweight and sustainable composite fibre-board Xanita to its range.

New from Ultima Displays is Modulate, a range of reconfigurable tubular frames designed to increase the flexibility of display stands.

Durst has entered into a 50/50 joint venture with press manufacturer Koenig and Bauer for the joint development and marketing of single-pass digital printing systems for folding carton and cartonboard corrugated industry. The new partner company will be based in Germany and will also manage the service and ink business in close cooperation with the global network of both companies.

Walsall-based BCS Group, a supplier of safety and construction products and services and part of the Barhale Group, has installed a Zund G3 cutting table in conjunction with a Canon Oce Arizona 1260 XT printer.

InkTec is launching three printers early in 2019. The Jetrix LXi6 and Jetrix LXi7 are available from this month. The Jetrix LX190 (pictured) will follow in February.

K6 Media has wrapped up a project for the Salvation Army's Toy Mountain campaign in Ottawa, Canada, with banners, murals and labels printed onto Drytac ReTac Smooth 150.

Prismm is warning that the Government's new Resources and Waste Strategy will mean that packaging companies, manufacturers and retailers will see their compliance costs rise.

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