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Digital Plus makes magic at local Playhouse

The West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds knows a thing or two about creating magical family entertainment on stage and the Leeds printer Digital Plus is helping out by providing an eye catching 'Clever Cube' to promote the current musical, The Secret Garden.

High growth forecast for digital printing on textiles

The market for digital print for textiles will grow from 114.6m Euros in 2009 to just under 1bn Euros by 2014 and driving the development is the display/signage market according to a new study by Pira International published in association with Fespa.

Fespa pre-registration open

Visitor pre-registration for Fespa 2010 has begun. All those who pre-register before 26 February 2010 will be entered in a draw to win an IPod Touch as well as receiving free admission to the exhibition which runs 22 - 26 June at the Messe Munich.

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Josero opens northern office

Josero is growing so rapidly with the sales of Triangle inks in the UK and Ireland that it is opening a new office in the north of England.

Neschen adds media for use with HP latex inks

Five digital print media certified by HP as suitable for use with its latex inks are available from Neschen. Two of the new substrates are self-adhesive vinyls and three are digital wallpapers.

HP widens scope of its online PSP Network

HP has added wide-format print operations to its PSP Network, the on-line service developed to help print buyers find suitable digital print providers. Initially the PSP Network provided only details of those PSPs with an HP Indigo printer, but it has been extended to include those using HP Designjet and HP Scitex printers for graphic arts applications

Lick expands digital print operation with Topcopy acquisition?

Lick Digital, the digital division of marketing and fulfillment company the Lick Group, has bought Leeds-based digital print firm Topcopy. Together the operations will employ over 20 people and have a combined turnover estimated at ?1.5m.

EFI webinars running this week

EFI is running a series of free webinars this week whereby its executives and technical specialists will provide insight in market developments, and how companies can take advantage of them to manage their business for success. The two remaining are:

PrintIt! reaches milestone

PrintIt! is celebrating having attracted more than 100,000 students to participate in the innovative school-based campaign to get youngsters to consider a career in print. The landmark figure is partly attributable to the introduction of a 'Green' supermarket theme to this year's annual awards attached to the programme.

Fujifilm increases wide-format portfolio with EskoArtwork finishing tables

Fujifilm Graphic Systems UK has added an EskoArtwork Kongsberg i-XL24 finishing table to its own offering at its Bedford showroom so that it can demonstrate a complete wide-format solution from file delivery and media selection to the finished print.?

Quarmby raises thousands for charity

Quarmby Colour has raised ?5,078.15 for the Candlelighters Children's Charity. The company, which took just ten days to organise the fundraising Candlelighters event at the Chevin Country Park Hotel in Leeds on the 27 November, wants to thank all sponsors and guests that attended evening which included a performance by the City Leeds Pipe Band followed by Yorkshires award winning Daniel Craig 'Elvis Tribute No1'.?

UV print curing centre opens in UK

A dedicated centre for showcasing and testing ground-breaking applications in high-output ultra-violet (UV) curing has been opened at Heyford Park near Oxford, UK by award-winning British systems developer Integration Technology (ITL). Founded in 2000, ITL designs and assembles a growing range of UV curing solutions for a variety of inkjet printing and industrial applications.

Twentyfourseven makes massive inks saving

Twentyfourseven is making savings of over 50% since switching its Mimaki JV3/160SP and Mimaki JV33/160 to Triangle inks in May this year. Managing director Alan Burton said: "We are delighted with our conversion. Not only are we saving a lot of money, the quality of the product is superb. The switchover was quick and easy, taking less than a day to install both bulk feed ink systems, and we're still using the same profiles as before."

Tone Digital scores with SA's first HP Scitex XP5300 printer

The first HP Scitex XP5300 printer to be installed in South Africa has gone into Tone Digital of Edenvale where it will enable the company to capture business from upcoming international sports events including the 2010 Soccer World Cup.

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