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Sam Hill and his father Dave Hill, legendary lead guitarist of 70s glam rock group Slade, recently popped into CMYUK to thank the company for printing backdrops for Stradale Italia, Sam’s newly opened Ferrari and Maserati diagnostic, service and repair center in Uttoxeter, Staffordshire.

Saudi Arabia's United Carton Industries Company (UCIC) has installed an EFI Nozomi C18000 1.8m wide, six-colour, single-pass LED inkjet printer to enter new market segments, expand its customer base, and create a competitive advantage in the region. It will also increase UCIC's overall production capacity for point of sale displays.

Ink maker Siegwerk has opened a customer inks blending centre at its headquarters in Siegburg - now the largest fully automated production facility for printing inks in Europe. Trial operation of the new centre is underway and it is expected to soon be running at full capacity.

ESMA Academy will run a hands-on training and basic principles course on digital textile printing on 21-24 April 2020 at DITF Denkendorf, the German Institutes of Textile and Fibre Research.

Berkshire-based Glendining Signs is replacing its three HP FB500 printers with an EFI Vutek h3 hybrid LED printer as part of a £500,000 spend with CMYUK that includes an Esko Kongsberg X24 digital cutting table installed earlier in the year.

Geoff Loftus, EFI's new vice president of global inkjet service, is to spearhead a customer advocacy and service initiative - a key transformation focus at the company under CEO Jeff Jacobson and following its acquisition earlier this year by an affiliate of private equity firm Siris Capital LLC.

Mimaki Europe has partnered with video game giant Minecraft and French government administration to deliver a nationwide competition aiming to raise awareness of social and environmental issues amongst young people.

Following its appointment as an authorised UK and Ireland distributor for print finishing solutions specialist Kala, Graphtec GB is now stocking and supplying the latest Kala XYII 1650 automatic media trimming machine.

New in GMG OpenColor 2.3 is an optimised media library that makes it easier to organise materials directly in GMG OpenColor.

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