Tue, Aug

Fespa Innovate! programme announced?

A number of free events will take place throughout Fespa 2010 within the Innovate! programme, designed to help print service providers unlock the innovative drive that business experts agree will be key to success as the economy begins to recover.

Coral Fabric Imaging adds experience to experience

Dye-sublimation print expert Richard Birch from The Print Environment has joined Coral Fabric Imaging, which from 1 April starts operating as the textile division of Cestrian.

Fujifilm Sericol names disappears in UK

As of 1 April the UK sales activities of Fujifilm Sericol UK will be fully integrated with the Graphic Systems division of Fujifilm UK and the Sericol name will no longer be used. The move is the final stage of transition to the Fujifilm brand, and the company said it will expedite growth of the wide-format inkjet part of the business.

Eco approval for EFI Vutek QS Series r ink

The EFI Vutek QS Series r Ink has been approved by the Nordic Ecolabelling Board, allowing print companies to refer to the approved ink when documenting their application for a Nordic Ecolabelling license.

Josero agreement with DTL Supplies

Josero, sole UK and Ireland distributor for Triangle inks, has signed a reseller agreement with DTL Supplies for the south west of England and Wales. The agreement covers the resale of the complete range of Triangle products - including solvent and UV curable inks - and a range of spare printer parts from tubing to printheads.

Trio of new inks from ITL

ITL has extended its range of replacement inks for wide-format printers. The first of a trio of newcomers is a dual-purpose solvent for output onto textile and vinyl substrates, the second an alternative to Mimaki's JV5 ink sets and the third a bio-solvent range. All can be supplied in cartridges or in bulk feed options.

Mactac expands its films offering

Mactac has introduced a 80 ?m matt clear vinyl film to protect UV printed images and launched four new textured overlaminating films to change the look of decorative graphics.

Service Graphics diversifies to meet changing demands

Service Graphics Events and Exhibitions, the live events and exhibition specialists within the St Ives Group, is diversifying to meet changing market requirements. The operation is expanding its creative and project management capabilities and introducing a portfolio of online event asset management tools. Additionally, Service Graphics has increased its network of suppliers to provide a true 'one stop shop' service for any event or exhibition project.

London to host 2013 Fespa exhibition

Fespa's next flagship global event will take place at the ExCeL London exhibition centre, 25 - 29 June, 2013. With the move, which is expected to attract new English-speaking audiences, Fespa expects to capitalise on the transport infrastructure and visitor services of the 2012 Olympic Games.

Colouration buys UK's first Oc? Arizona 550 GT?

London-based Colouration has installed the UK's first Oc? Arizona 550 GT UV flatbed printer. Managing director Tony Dennington, said: "This is going to open the door to so many new ideas, things that we hadn't even talked about in the past. Our creative team are falling over themselves coming up with new applications."

Integration is EskoArtwork's focus at Ipex?

Integrated solutions that bring "new levels of industrialisation and standardisation to, ultimately, remove cost and time out of the design to print process, and improve quality" will be EskoArtwork's focus at Ipex. With the event slogan 'Connect more' the company use demonstration 'pods', to show Suite 10, a major software release that includes the new Automation Engine 10 and new version 10 releases of application packages like ArtiosCAD 10 and Studio 10. The company's Kongsberg finishing products will also feature on the stand.??

KIP teams up with Caldera for Sign and Digital UK

KIP is partnering with Caldera Graphics at Sign and Digital UK to show to show how the toner-based KIP Color 80 printer and Caldera Grand Rip+ V8 can work together to provide a solution for those wanting fast turnaround of low- to medium-run posters.

Ipex to see D&K launches?

D&K will show several new finishing solutions at Ipex, including the Jupiter DS and Pictor one/two sided laminators plus various mounting, laminating and encapsulating films.

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