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Overhaul for ITL

British manufacturer of after-market inkjet inks, Ink Technologies (UK) (ITL), has overhauled its brand and management team. The company is now Digitl Ink, with former sales and marketing director Peter Williams moving into the role of managing director to replace Robin Titterington who has left the company.

New 2.6m JV34 printer from Mimaki

Mimaki distributor Hybrid Services has added the 2.6m wide JV34-260 to its printer arsenal. The machine, which incorporates two newly developed printheads in a staggered arrangement for a print speed of around 30 m2/h (at 540 x 720 dpi), will be available from April

Alderson wins massive Microsoft contract

Alderson Print Group has secured a multi-million pound two-year print contract with Microsoft. The contract involves supplying all of Microsoft’s marketing and operational print, direct mail and POS materials. 

Fujifilm presents 'euromedia in action'

A 'euromedia retail outlet' will be used to showcase media applications on the Fujifilm stand at Sign and Digital UK 2011. Visitors will have a hands-on environment in which to explore different media products, surfaces and applications. The outlet will also feature some of the latest Fujifilm digital cameras.

Fespa poses a digital challenge

Fespa is calling on its entire community to bring 'Digital Man' to life in the run-up to the Fespa Digital 2011 event in May, by taking part in an online competition designed to promote the creativity and effectiveness of digital print as a communications medium.

Barcelona calls

If you’re looking for a business reason to visit Barcelona in June what about the IMI Ink Jet Technology Showcase 2011? Taking place on 8 – 9 June, the Euro 595 event comprises tutorials, keynote talks and presentations, plus networking events and opportunities via inclusive lunches and receptions. Immediately before the showcase there will be two courses at the same locations: The Ink Jet Academy: Theory Of Ink Jet Technology and UV Ink Jet Printing Course (6-7 June).

Clear ink added to Mimaki’s UV range

Mimaki distributor Hybrid Services has announced that a clear ink has been added to Mimaki’s LH-100 hard UV ink for the JFX and JFXplus series of UV LED curable inkjet printers. The ink will be available in March.

GMG works with HP on colour management

GMG has signed an agreement with HP to jointly promote and market the GMG colour management solutions in combination with HP Scitex wide-format printers. The GMG solution is expected to be available in mid-March and will be shown in HP Scitex demo centers worldwide. In addition, GMG has been awarded the HP Graphics Solutions Partner Gold level for 2011.

Neschen to show textile substrates

Neschen will be showcasing recent textile additions Dyetex flag 110 B1, Dyetex display 220 B1 and VarItex decoframe 250 B1 CA on its stand at Sign and Digital UK, where will have a range of print media and laminates together with display systems from Swedish partner Expolinc.

Breadth of Mimaki product range can be seen at Sign and Digital UK

The new Mimaki JFX-1615plus flatbed UV printer will be shown by distributor Hybrid Services at Sign and Digital UK 2011. The company will take a large range of Mimaki kit to the show, including the CJV30 printer/cutters, flatbed and roll-to-roll UV printers and a selection of textile and soft signage machines. 

Repositionable graphics film from Antalis McNaughton 

Stafix, a new printable static cling film that can be repeatedly applied to the majority of surfaces, has been introduced by Antalis McNaughton.

HP line-up for Sign and Digital UK announced

HP's Sign and Digital UK line-up will include its Designjet L25500 and HP Scitex LX800 latex printers to attract environmentally-conscious customers. Also on display will be the HP Scitex FB500 163cm (64in) UV flatbed printer and the HP Designjet Z6200 photo printer. The company will be running an on-stand seminar programme during the show too. This will include a Vespa-wrapping workshop from vinyl-wrapping expert, James Deacon, demonstrating the high-impact and creative results achievable from this low-cost-per-impression marketing tool. 

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