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Andrew Critchlow, technical director at DSales (UK), will take part in the London Marathon on 28 April in aid of the company's corporate charity Joining Jack, which raises funds for research into Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), an incurable muscle wasting disease that affects one in 3,500 boys.

Showcard has raised £2,200 for charity Garden House Hospice Care by getting involved in Muddy Mayhem, a sponsored a 5k obstacle course. The company also designed and produced the ‘photo booth’ that was a focal point at the finish line.

The UK and US have come out as the top two nations ranking employee morale as a problem at work in a new report from Slack - ‘International Work Perceptions’.

Distributor Quality Print Services (QPS) has installed a Roland RT-640 dye-sublimation transfer printer at Magic Textiles' custom-built facilities in Leek, Staffordshire, allowing the company to offer new products.

Fespa UK Association and the Sheet Plant Association (SPA) are joining forces to host a new Corrugated and Print Show at The Convention Centre in Liverpool on 24-25 June, in recognition of the need to unify emerging digital print technologies and corrugated packaging communities.

AXYZ International has been rebranded at the behest of its parent company in Canada. The company is now trading as AXYZ Automation Group, a name that recalls its inception in the 1990s when it was known as AXYZ Automation.

Global Inkjet Systems (GIS) has released a head management board - HMB-FD-HV - that can drive up to four Fujifilm Dimatix Starfire SG600 or four Starfire SG1024 printheads. It can also be configured to drive large numbers of the Polaris, Sapphire, Emerald, Nova, Galaxy and S-Class printhead ranges.

New from Leach is a fabric graphic product made from textiles composed of 100% recycled yarn. The Eco-Screen can be used for back-lit displays and when the graphic needs updating the fabric can be returned to Leach for onward recycling. This ‘return to base’ model means the solution is completely circular, with two recycled plastic bottles required to produce 1m² of Eco-Screen. 2.29 tons of CO2 are also saved for every ton of plastic bottles salvaged.

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