OneVision has added a number of new functions to its Asura prepress software, including the automated creation of hemstitches for large-format textile print production.
Iggesund Paperboard’s mill in Workington - where Incada paperboard is made - has been awarded the the EcoVadis Platinum Medal for its environmental measures.
Sign and Digital UK (SDUK) will host its next online seminar, ‘Materials and Substrates - Gaining a Material Advantage’, on the morning of 29 September.
Fespa has announced the winners of its annual awards at an online ceremony in lieu of the live gala originally slated to have taken place during this year’s Global Print Expo in Madrid.
Avery Dennison has released a trend report on ‘The New Transparency’, underlining the importance of transparency as a business tool.
The IPIA is calling on PSPs to complete a Business Impact Survey so it can provide the Government Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy with detailed information and data. In turn it will work to advise on policy to protect the UK print industry from the dual challenges of Covid-19 business restrictions and the significant changes that will be made to the UK's trading relationship with EU from January 2021.
47% of the UK’s top performing SMEs provide regular, formalised training for all staff. Despite this, 15% of small businesses report to never training staff according to an independent commissioned by Allica Bank to support British business.
Gateshead-based custom web solutions company Climb is on a recruitment drive following its assimilation into the new Precision Proco Group.
Insitu Group has become the UK and Ireland’s first user of Durst’s P5 350 hybrid printer.
Imageco Visual Imaging has partnered with The Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust on a tree planting initiative. For every 10m2 of the company’s new Eco Wall Canvas produced it will plant a tree in the National Park in Yorkshire. The target is 500 trees in 12 months.
CMYUK has appointed Susie Williamson as a key account manager for its interiors, fashion and design range of specialist textiles for digital printing. Her remit is to introduce PSPs currently specialising in retail and corporate interiors to specialist fabrics for décor applications such as furniture coverings, bespoke blinds, rugs, cushions etc.
Agfa is to run a three-day virtual event for PSPs on 6 - 8 October. Entitled Studio 5D10 - a name derived from what would have been the company’s stand number at Fespa Global had it gone ahead next month - it will cover market and technology trends in inkjet printing.
Laser cutting machine manufacturer Eurolaser has certified a number of Brett Martin plastics for use with its machines.
As of next month (October) Drupa is to run an online information resource. The ‘Drupa Preview’ portal will comprise conference, exhibition and networking sections ahead of the physical show in April 2021.