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More UK installs of HP Designjet L65500 show ROI as important as green benefits

With over 120 units of the HP Designjet L65500 printer now installed in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (including eight in the UK) since its launch at Drupa 2008, its ROI has been found to be as strong an attraction as the green benefits first hailed as its main draw.

Epson on Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

Seiko Epson has been selected for the second time as a component company of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index, both leading indicators for socially responsible operations.

EskoArtwork ups presence in sign and display sector

EskoArtwork has strengthened its presence in the sign and display market by appointing B&P LightBrigade and Planet Media/Digital founder Bryan Stringer as worldwide business development manager sign and display.

Sign Warehouse installs upgraded AJ 740i

The Sign Warehouse has installed Ireland's first upgraded Roland AJ 740i at its premises in Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim. The new machine was bought to increase production speed at the company which produces a wide range of van graphics, internal and external signage, banners, LED signs and window graphics.

Cover-Up buys :Anapurna M

Cover-Up has bought an Agfa :Anapurna M 1.6m wide-format industrial inkjet printer supplied by the Reprocentre. The new investment comes on top of a recent HP 9000 and a 3.2m HP Scitex XL1500 installed last year.

Roland brings out metallic inks inkjet printer

Roland is using Sign Ireland at the end of September to show a prototype of the world's first large-format inkjet printer to run metallic inks.

BAPC introduces money saving schemes

The BAPC has sourced an energy management company called Focus Assured to help you save money on your energy bills. "We're always looking to help members save money and energy costs are a major outgoing," said association chairman Sidney Bobb. "There are many energy management companies out there but a lot of them charge the client a fee. The one we've found has integrity and doesn't."

Free seminar on managing fonts and digital assets

Dates have been announced for the Extensis 'Total Control Tour 2009', a half-day free seminar series looking at will the newly released Universal Type Server 2 for font management and Portfolio Server 9 for digital asset management.

OEM Ink alternative from Victory

Victory Design has added the ITL Evo sol R Series inks to its portfolio. The range has been formulated as a specific OEM colour match for supported Roland printer models (full list at www.victorydesign.co.uk).

New report on novel print applications

A new study called 'Novel Applications for Printing Technologies' will set you back ?2,950 but for that you will get access to primary research and an in-depth look at novel printing methods and potential markets over the next 10 - 15 years according to its producer Pira International.

PrintIt! goes green

PrintIt! has gone green. The initiative designed to showcase the career opportunities offered by print, has unveiled its new 'green' identity being rolled out across all its collateral. The new-look centres on an update to the familiar logo, which is now a vibrant green, reflecting the environmental-based learning modules introduced into the 2009/2010 PrintIt! course, as well as the printing industry's commitment to use sustainable and eco-friendly substrates and print processes.

Win Top Gear show tickets

By pre-registering online and attending Sign & Digital Ireland / Print Ireland 2009 in Dublin (23 - 24 September) you will atomically be entered into the draw for Top Gear Live Premium Package tickets.

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