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Drupa is asking print companies to take part in a survey for its eighth ‘Global Trends Report’. The results are expected to be published in autumn.

Member associations of the Graphics and Print Media Allaince (GPMA) have issued a jointly signed a letter to the Government urging action to curb what could be devastating impacts on the print sector of the tighter controls on GBL and 1,4-BD - found in some inks - that are due to come into effect on 15 June.

PDF quality control, editing and workflow automation company Enfocus has revealed new branding and strategic vision to take it beyond its traditional graphics arts market.

Mimaki has launched the 330 Series of eco-solvent printers, the TS330-1600 sublimation transfer inkjet printer, and a CG-AR entry-level range of cutting plotters. UK and Ireland distributor, Hybrid Services will present models from the ranges at Sign and Digital UK 2022 later this month.

Vink Group company Adapt has reached an agreement to supply seven models of the Epson SureColor printer range in the UK. It will sell the SC-S40600, SC-S60600, SC-S60600L, SC-S80600, SC-S80600L, SC-R5000 and SC-R5000L printers, as well as Epson OEM inks.

Roland DG has launched its third generation of TrueVis wide-format, eco-solvent inkjet printer/cutters - the 8-colour VG3-640 (64in) and VG3-540 (54in), and the 4-colour SG3-540 (54in) and SG3-300 (30in). Roland DG will showcase the range at Sign and Digital UK (NEC, 22-24 March).

Leicester-based Data Image is investing in its wide-format media storage facilities to reduce it waste. The company has already installed a 5.3m-wide High Roller Carousel vertical systems from CMYUK for its roll materials and it has a 3.2m-wide version on order.

Following last year's online edition, organisers of the Prima conference have confirmed that this year’s event will take place in a hybrid format - in Amsterdam and online - on 6-7 September.

The ISA-UK trade association for the sign, graphics and visual communications industry is to deliver a series of talks at Sign and Digital UK (NEC, 22-24 March).

New from Xaar is Sure Flow, an ultrasonic self-cleaning printhead technology that enables users to clear and prevent nozzle blockages without the need to remove the printhead.

Sappi is to invest a sum “in the low double-digit millions” over the next two years to expand its ‘centre of excellence’ for speciality papers at its mill in Carmignano, Italy. With this investment, the company plans to increase production capacity to support further growth in the dye-sublimation business.

CMYUK become the first EFI reseller to be awarded the new ‘Fiery for Display Graphics’ Premier Partner status.

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