Wed, May

PDF editing and workflow automation company Enfocus is seeking speakers for its Virtual Safari 2022. Recordings will take place this month and will be available to view May-October.

The swissQprint Nyala flatbed printer was the European best seller in the ‘UV flatbed/hybrid printers >60in (152.4 cm) wide in the 130,000 - 500,000 Euro price segment’ in 2021. It’s the seventh consecutive year the printer has topped this ranking from market research institute Infosource.

KGKGenix has completed a job for Beavertown Brewery which was seeking to create a two-storey craft bar from a container in Hatch, Manchester.

Organisers of the UK Graphic Awards 2022 have confirmed the presentation ceremony will take place on Wednesday, 5 October, in Manchester. Entry will open later this month, with PSPs able to nominate work produced between 1 July 2021 and 30 June 2022, in an extended number of categories.

OOH specialist Kinetic was worked with creative agency Don’t Cry Wolf to deliver a billboard ad that ‘urinates’ on those passing by. The 6m poster for the femtech brand Elvie is part of a campaign to tackle the taboos around female incontinence.

Lamar Advertising president and CEO Sean Reilly is joining the World Out of Home Organisation board. It means the three largest OOH companies in the US - Lamar, Outfront Media and Clear Channel - are now WOO members.

FaberExposize UK and sister company Northern Flags have welcomed a new Agfa Jeti Tauro H3300 printer they expand further into UV rigid and roll-to-roll applications. It’s the second new printer in three months for the companies, which installed an Agfa Avinci dye-sub machine in December.

Fujifilm Imaging Colorants Inc. is spending $28m on a new facility for the production of aqueous inkjet dispersions at its Delaware facility. The investment will double Fujifilm’s production capacity of pigment dispersions in the US to cater to a fast-growing demand for inkjet printing globally.

Two new features have been confirmed for Fespa Global (Berlin, 31 May - 3 June 2022) - Sustainability Spotlight and a Fespa Association Pavillion. Organisers have also confirmed that the third Fespa Print Census will be launched at the show, and that the Fespa Awards will be reinstated.

Metsa Board has started up operations at its new excellence centre in Aanekoski, Finland, with the aim of accelerating material and packaging innovation. It provides a collaboration platform for customers and technology partners globally.

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