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Avery Dennison will use Fespa Global to show media portfolio additions including Mactac’s new JT 8300 DOT slip-resistant floor graphics film. There is also the promise of a new series for signage, and of innovations in emergency vehicle products.

Returning for its sixth year at the Rose Bowl Leeds on 16 April 2019, VMC 2019 will host The Euro Panel, a group of speakers from Drupa, Intergraf, Nestle, Jaywing and the Leeds Business School.

Newly formed swissQprint Spain has taken over the sales and service activities in the country from the manufacturer’s previous territory partner.

Meteor Inkjet, an independent supplier of electronics and software to drive industrial inkjet printheads, has introduced a range of services for ink characterisation, print reliability analysis and printhead waveform development and optimisation.

Bristol-based online business StickerShop is moving to larger premises and increasing its eshop offering on the back of Roland DG large-format printer investment.

Textile printer manufacturer Kornit Digital is inviting printers, garment decorators, and anyone curious about the sector to a series of newly introduced ‘Kornit Discover’ events. The first will take place 3-4 April in New York, the next on 11-12 April in Dusseldorf, Germany and on 15-17 April in Hong Kong.

KPMG has revised its expectations of GDP growth in the UK to 1.2% for 2019, down from 1.6 per cent cited in December. The forecast for 2020 however remains unchanged at 1.5%.

The British Association for Print and Communication (BAPC) is to sponsor the Independent Print Industries Association (IPIA) Spring Networking Lunch on 7 June, as well as its Spring Conference on 9 May and Autumn Conference on 2 October.

Leicester-based Full Square has printed and installed a number of quirky roller blinds for Nottingham City Council's new Strelley Road library.

Sign and Digital UK has issued the schedule and speaker line-up for the 2019 show, at which the keynote will be delivered by Coffee Republic co-founder Sahar Hashemi.

A 3D printer called the 3DFF-222, co-branded by Mimaki and South Korea-based Sindoh, will make its debut at Sign and Digital UK next month.

At Sign and Digital UK ( 2-4 April), Canon aims to inspire PSPs via ‘Speed’ - a campaign focussing on the work of photojournalist Horst Friedrichs to demonstrate how printing powered the creation of his book and two photographic exhibitions.

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