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New categories have been added to The Creative Retail Awards - omni-channel experience, bar and restaurant design, and best shopfitting/fit-out. There is also now a supplier of the year award.

Fespa Global 2020 will not take place in Madrid later this month due to developments regarding coronovirus.

Caldera has released Version 13.1 of its Rip software. Features include new OS support and several new drivers.

The Printing Charity has appointed Louisa Bull, trade union officer at Unite the Union, Julia Palmer-Poucher, group production director at Harmsworth Quays Printing, and David Phillips, site director, Dagenham and Manchester, at Paragon Customer Communications, to its council - also referred to as trustees.

Roland DG and ink manufacturer Marabu have collaborated on a new digital flatbed for the printing of graphic overlays and membrane switches.

Mitsuo Takatsu will become managing director of Mutoh Europe and Mutoh Deutschland from 1 April. He replaces 65-year-old Kenji Yasuhara who will retire from the roles on 31 March, and from all his functions as Mutoh executive officer at the end of April.

A Fujifilm Acuity B1 inkjet printer has been used to print the metal sheets to make up a short-run of hot chocolate tins for a promotion at the iconic Fortnum and Mason London store.

Large-format scanner manufacturer Contex has introduced Nextimage remote, a free app to accompany the Nextimage scanning software. It enables users to control basic scanning tasks from an iOS (Apple) or Android tablet.

SAi is promising to premier a design-to-production management software tool for large-format print businesses at Fespa Global next month.

Banner Box is considering replicating its Young Guns Sports on-demand dye-sub printed sportswear satellite business model for the decor and interiors markets on the back of its success and further investment in dye-sub production kit.

In its new analysis of the worldwide high-speed inkjet press market, market intelligence company IDC has positioned Canon as a leader in the ‘IDC MarketScape: Worldwide High-Speed Inkjet Press 2019-2020 Vendor Assessment’.

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