Walki has confirmed it will shortly bring out Walki Print Media XXL products suitable for printing with water-based latex as well as UV inks. The company said the next generation products - which will also be certified flame retardant - will weigh less than half as much as traditional PVC-based products.
Corrugated cardboard packaging specialist, the Hinojosa Group of Spain, is continuing to expand its digital printing capacity with an EFI Nozomi C18000 for Cartonajes Bernabeu, its largest production plant. Installation is expected in September.
swissQprint, which has sold its UV flatbed printers in the UK exclusively through Spandex UK since 2011, is to cease doing so and is investing in a new subsidiary to become the sole provider of sales, servicing and application support in the region.
The latest ‘Printing Outlook’ survey from the BPIF shows 34% of printers polled experienced a decline in output in the second quarter of 2019, another 34% held output steady, and 32%actually increased output levels. This was an underperformance in comparison to the forecast for Q2 said the BPIF.
The Colour House has become one of the first UK businesses to use the Nazdar 204 Series inks introduced in May as a low-odour, plug-and-play alternative ink for Roland TrueVis SG and VG Series printer/cutters.