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Three out of ten (29%) small businesses worry about the impact the coronavirus pandemic is having on the mental wellbeing of their employees as they struggle with the ‘new normal’ of returning to work after lockdown according to the ‘Small Business Monitor’, a report published by WorkLife, an employee benefits service from online money manager OpenMoney.

TheIJC (The Inkjet Conference) will no longer take place in Dusseldorf next month, due to the continuing Covid-10 pandemic. The next TheIJC will run in November 2021. 

CMYUK has restructured its consumables business to underpin its expansion plans. The changes see Damien Clarke become sales director and Joel Willcock commercial director as part of a new business development team. 

Ultima Displays has come up with a self-sanitising stretch fabric using HeiQ Viroblock NPJ03 technology that has been tested to be 99.99% effective within 30 minutes against SARS-CoV-2, the Covid-19 causing virus.

Global Graphics has introduced in a major new release of its Harlequin Rip. Harlequin Host Renderer 13 adds new features for large-format output such as décor, textiles and corrugated packaging.

RMC Digital Print today announces it has been acquired in a management buyout, with Nicole and Richard Spencer heading-up the newly formed RMC Print. 

Canon has updated its ColorWave and PlotWave large-format printer series. Comprising three ColorWave models (3600, 3800 and 9000) and five monochrome PlotWave models (3000, 3500, 5000, 5500 and 7500), the series incorporates Smartshield integrated printing security, as well as built-in ClearConnect software and uniFlow technology.

Building wrap Specialist Project Print Management (PPM) has created a trompe l’oeil print to cover scaffolding and construction work at the British Museum in London.

Netherlands-based retail print specialist Em. De Jong is installing a B1/41in Landa S10P Nanographic printer to enable it to add new print services, such as larger POP and POS graphics, as well as increase productivity and reduce time to market.

Precision Printing, ProCo Print and Prime Group have today merged to form the Precision Proco Group. The new entity, which also includes the online print portal Where The Trade Buys and digital solutions provider Climb, expects to grow turnover £45-50m this year - a slight increase on last year’s figures.

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