Fri, Dec

Epson Europe has added UFabrik Wallcover Canvas ECO Greyback to its swatch book of media suitable for use with its SureColor R5000 resin printers. 

Innotech has been accredited a Living Wage Employer having committed to a minimum hourly wage of £10.90 per hour for UK staff, higher than the government minimum for over 23s which currently stands at £10.42 per hour. 

Drupa and media production company New C have created a new convention called ‘dna x Imaging’ which will run 1-5 June during next year’s show (28 May to 7 June, Messe Dusseldorf).

Antalis has enhanced its Coala Interior Film range with new cork and holographic metal effects and several new colours. There are now 480 finishes across the multi-layered self-adhesive film range, some of which, depending on the level of embossing, can be over-printed using UV inkjet.

Fespa has announced the straplines for its Global Print Expo and associated shows in Amsterdam next spring (19- March 2024, RAI Exhibition Centre) and put meat on the bones of some of the visitor features.

WTTB has secured the European rights to CAMI, a system that allows people to deliver personalised video messages via a special downloadable QR code. People can incorporate a CAMIcode into their printed materials, adding both impact and brand awareness.

Netherlands-based EFKA, a manufacturer of aluminium textile frames, has acquired DPI UK, the Castle Donington-based tensioned fabric displays specialist.

The latest version of the Level 3 Print Technician Standard has received final approval from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE). The revised standard broadens the scope of learning and skills development for the apprentice and will be available from 1 November.

Saica Pack, the corrugated packaging arm of the Saica Group, has installed a Mimaki JFX200-2513 EX UV LED flatbed printer at its newly built flagship packaging manufacturing facility at Livingston, Scotland.

HP’s SitePrint solution, which will be demonstrated at the London Build conference on 15-16 November, will become fully available in Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH) from 1 November. The announcement coincides with the findings of HP’s first ‘State of Construction Productivity’ survey, which reveals a lack of progress in terms of improving construction’s sluggish productivity levels.

The government has announced tougher measures to tackle the issue of late payments to SMEs. These new measures will be included in the upcoming Prompt Payment and Cash Flow Review, due to be published shortly, and will improve delivery and enforcement of policies.

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