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Web-to-print provider Print Evolved has acquired Mayfield Press (Oxford). Initially Mayfield will come under the Ivor Solution name, the acquisition arm of Print Evolved, which plans further takeovers.

Pyramid Display Materials has been acquired by Grimco, a US-based distributor of signage and display materials. It will remain headquartered in Manchester and keep the Pyramid Display name, operating as a standalone company within the Grimco portfolio. It will be run by its existing management team.  

A number of large-format suppliers have clinched Pinnacle Product Awards (formerly the SGIA Product of the Year Awards) run by the Printing United Alliance trade association in the US.

Premier is the latest to joint Fespa UK Association, which has a membership drive underway. A tranche of new members were announced at the start of September following  the association’s relaunch in the summer.

UK-based tech start-up parrotprint.com has bought an EFI Vutek digital printer from CMYUK, making it the first tech brand in Europe to install the 5m roll-to-roll UV LED printer launched in January this year.

Intec has launched a new B1+ flatbed cutter as part of the ColorCut range. The FB1175 handles sheets up to 80cm x 110cm, with a maximum effective cutting area of up to 75cm x 109cm.

According to a new report, 82% of businesses say the Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated innovation. 25% of firms say this acceleration has been drastic. But 31% of businesses have failed to innovate at all over the period.

Finishing systems supplier Trotec Laser is partnering with CMYUK to extend its market reach.

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