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UK-based digital manufacturing service provider Fluraxis has used its Massivit 1800 3D printer to produce two life-size master figures integral to a recent ‘Make Blood Cancer Visible’ campaign for pharmaceutical company Janssen. The figures were used by Fluxaxis’ customer Windsor Workshop to create moulds for ten life-size human bodies designed to convey the invisible nature of blood cancer.

Image Reports is happy to confirm that Roland DG has come on board as the print and cut technology partner of the 2019 Widthwise survey and report, and that Agfa Graphics has become the hybrid technology partner. They join CMYUK, which in December became the headline partner for Widthwise 2019.

Massivit 3D Printing Technologies is opening a new demo centre in Belgium later this month in partnership its local dealer, Digital Dot.

Antalis has introduced Oralite 5200 Economy Grade retroreflective film. The weather-proof, self-adhesive, solvent, UV or latex printable film is available in white, yellow, orange, red, green and blue.

Hop Industries’ Hop-Syn synthetic paper has met the 30 August 2018 revision of California Proposition 65’s strict ‘safe harbor’ standards for ‘no significant risk levels’ of toxic chemicals, heavy metals, and phthalates, allowing it to be used in a variety of applications without the need to show a California warning label. But the company has highlighted that there are implications beyond California.

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.

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