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Soyang Europe is becoming the UK distributor for creative wallcoverings manufacturer Desardi as it looks to expand its portfolio to meet demand for high-end, bespoke interior decor products.

Manchester-based Astra Signs has printed the graphics for Barcelona FC’s team bus used for the recent UEFA Champions League matches. Covering the entire team bus including the windows, the vehicle wrap was printed onto PVC material from Drytac's Polar range using an HP Latex 570 printer.

Nazdar has introduced its 204 Series digital inks, previewed at Sign and Digital UK by QPS, and designed specifically for use in Roland TrueVis SG and VG Series digital printers.

Fespa Global Print Expo will return to Munich, Germany in 2021, together with its co-located event for non-printed signage, European Sign Expo. The events will run for four days, from 18 to 21 May 2021.

The Westcoast Group has bought Colourgen. The wide-format print distributor will continue to trade operate as an autonomous business from its offices in Maidenhead and will carry on offering the same portfolio of products and services with the same staff. Jeff Biggs, who founded Colourgen in 1987, is retiring. Managing director Mark Lambert will continue in a management role at Colourgen alongside members of the Westcoast management team.

Fespa is launching a new exhibition dedicated to sportswear manufacturing. The first ‘Sportswear Pro’ show will run alongside next year’s Fespa Global event at IFEMA in Madrid (24-27 March).

Epson has delivered on its spring promise to unveil two new large-format printers at Fespa Global - the 64in SureColor SC-S60600L and SCS80600L.

HP has put the meat on the bones in regards to the HP Stitch S1000 3.2m wide dye-sub printer announced earlier in the year and debuted at Fespa Global.

Digital textile printing technology provider Kornit Digital Europe has a new MD. Former Xerox man Chris Govier has taken on he role with a remit to scale up business.

EFI is using Fespa Global for the European premiere its Fiery ProServer Premium with GPU hardware acceleration combined with Fiery DFE software, together said to deliver up to twice the speed of EFI’s superwide-format printers.

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