Mon, Jan

The Ghent Workgroup (GWG) has created a new landing page and published a new White Paper focusing on packaging and label production. This follows the recent announcement of a new ISO Standard 19593-1.

Fespa has confirmed the programme of speakers and seminars for Asia Print Expo 2019 in Bangkok, 21 - 23 February 2019. The free-to-attend conference programme will run every day from 11am with simultaneous translation in Thai and English.

Signs Express has opened its 68th centre. Macclesfield in Cheshire is the site of the newest operation - the network’s fifth new opening of 2018.

The next Viscom event (8-10 January, Dusseldorf) will for the first time run in parallel with PSI, the trade show for the promotional products Industry, and with PromoTex Expo, a new show for promotion, sports and workwear. Together they are expected to have more than 1,000 exhibitors and attract 25,000 trade visitors.

Fespa has chosen ‘Explosion of Possibilities’ as its campaign strapline for the Global Print Expo 2019 and the co-located European Sign Expo 2019, which take place 14 - 17 May next year at Messe Munich, Germany. The strap is intended to celebrate the multitude of commercial and creative opportunities within the screen and digital wide-format, textile printing and signage markets.

Service Graphics is gearing up for a new property to house its Skelmersdale operations and is buying further new print equipment for the site. Alex Penner, recently appointed as managing director, said this latest move is part of a planned series of investments by owner Landry Kouakou.

The BAPC is looking for nominations for its annual awards, which this year comprise three categories - Business of the Year, Environmental Printer of the Year and Supplier of the Year.

Firms with fewer than 50 employees sustain up to seven in ten private sector jobs in parts of Scotland, according to figures compiled by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) ahead Small Business Saturday this weekend.

Fespa president Christian Duyckaerts and author/entrepreneur Beth Kempton will join Gillian Montanaro, head of marketing at Roland DG EMEA, as judges of the Roland Hero 2018 awards.

3M has supplied non-PVC Envision Print Wrap LX480mC for the first branded Transport for Wales trains now operating the Wales and Borders network. Operated by KeolisAmey, the trains are the first to use the sustainability-focused film.

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