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Xaar has launched its five-step service for the evaluation of fluids for use in new product development and advanced manufacturing applications.

Fespa UK Association is offering a specialist R&D grant search and application service in light of UK government agencies and the EU’s Horizon 2020 Programme having made millions of pounds available to UK businesses.

US-based UV LED printer specialist Direct Color Systems (DCS) has appointed a new president and CEO in the form of Tom Kaplinksi.

InkTec has increased its dye-sublimation inks offering with the SubliNova G7 range, said by the company to be compatible with the leading large-format printers from Epson, Mutoh, Mimaki and Roland, plus an ability to be used with the Mimaki MBIS.

Epson UK has become the exclusive print and technology partner for photographer Indira Flack’s new ‘Great British Racing Drivers’ exhibition at the recently opened Silverstone Experience - a £20m experiential and education centre focused on the British motor sports industry.

Mutoh Europe has released a dedicated Rip software called Digital Factory UV - Mutoh Edition for its UV LED direct-to-object flatbed production printers.

Former Xaar CEO Dr Douglas Edwards has today become EFI’s chief technology officer (CTO). Edwards - who was also chairman of Xaar 3D, Xaar’s 3D venture with Stratasys - replaces longtime technology leader Ghilad Dziesietnik, who recently retired from EFI after nearly 25 years, the last 14 as CTO.

The ISA-UK (formerly the BSGA) is starting new awards scheme. The first ISA-UK Sign and Print Awards will take place this autumn and will be open to entries from across the sign and print industry.

Well-known former boxer Frank Bruno will speak at The Print Show 2020 at the NEC in September. He is the first of three promised celebrity speakers to be announced - organisers are still selecting the remaining two.

Lancashire-based wallpaper specialist Surface Print is expanding its capacity to produce unique wallcoverings with the purchase of a third HP Latex 3000 series printer. The move comes ahead of a new 1838 range of wallcoverings being launched by the company at Heimtextil this week.

Ashley House Printing Company is Exeter is responsible for delivering three key interior décor elements for exclusive new-build Sanctuary House in Devon. “This was our first private interior design project and is something we would certainly be keen to do again,” said MD Rob Otton. “The building’s architect was ‘blown away’ by the designs and they are now looking to work with us to create similar graphic installations for future projects.”

Feldmuehle has completed the self-administration insolvency proceedings that began at the end of 2018. After creditors unanimously approved an insolvency plan submitted by the management, the court in Pinneberg suspended the insolvency proceedings on 2 January 2020. This means the insolvency proceedings are now over.

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