Wed, May

Integration Technology has two new directors. Holly Steedman, previously business development manager, has been made business and technology development director, while business development manager for Northern Europe, Koen Santegoeds, has been promoted to global sales director.

The 2022 UK Graphic Awards are open for entries, with a number of new categories.  Organisers have also announced the presentations will take place at the Hilton Deansgate, Manchester, on 5 October.

ColorGate will use Fespa Global to demonstrate its new Productionserver 22 system for automated print production in the areas of large-format printing, textiles, surface decoration, ceramics and packaging. The company is also now offering a subscription model for all Productionserver versions.

Spandex has introduced a new logo to unify its brand across all group companies in Europe and Australia.

Enfocus has released an ‘Invest small, print big’ Switch-based workflow automation package that integrates with existing workflows in the wide-format sector. The adapted Switch solution connects MIS, proofing, Web-to-print, PDF preflighting, customer approval and production preparation processes.

Avery Dennison is spending 45m Euro expanding its manufacturing capacity and improving factory efficiency in Europe.

The Graphics and Print Media Alliance (GPMA) has confirmed that government ministers have agreed to revoke the Misuse Of Drugs (Amendment) Regulations 2021 without replacing them immediately. This means that in England, Wales and Scotland, those in the print supply chain will not now require a licence for substances containing GBL on 15 June, when the 2021 Regulations were otherwise due to come into force.

RA Smart has built a demo facility to replicate a state-of-the-art wide-format print production operation. The suite will open at the start of May and will host an open house on the last Thursday and Friday of every month.

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