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Atech appoints graphics sales manager

Atech has appointed Bob Stevenson as graphics sales manager for the UK and Ireland. Stevenson, a familiar face in the industry, brings with him over 12 years experience working with and for manufacturers and resellers of large-format print and finishing equipment.?

Four Pees strengthens sales focus in Europe?

International print sales and marketing company Four Pees hopes to strengthen its European presence with the appointment of Ivan Duprez as sales director Europe. Duprez, having held various positions in sales and business development for more than 20 years at the likes of Scitex, NUR and EFI-Vutek, has an in-depth knowledge of the market.

Spandex confirms November open house dates

Spandex has confirmed that its next open house will take place in Bristol on 26 - 27 November and will follow the theme 'Learn, Discover and Benefit'.?

High-speed sheet feeder from TCS

Large-format finishing specialist Terry Cooper Services (TCS) has brought the Bourg BSF Sheet Feeder into the UK market.

Slovenian printer installs world's first Durst Rho 800 HS

A Slovenian company called Print-Division has installed the world's first production Rho 800 HS (high speed) large-format UV inkjet printer. This is the fifth Rho UV inkjet in use by the company, which has three Rho 160's and a Rho 600 Pictor. The Rho 800 HS was bought to replace its three and a half years old Rho 205.

Catch the HP Designjet L25500 on the road

Be one of the first to see the new HP Designjet L25500 in action at one of the i-Sub open days running throughout October and November.

Durst unveils Rho 900 at SGIA in US

SGIA Expo in the US has seen the unveiling of the 98in-wide Rho 900 UV inkjet printer from Durst.

DCP moves on

DCP Systems has moved into new premises at Sir Wilfrid Newton House, Chapeltown, Sheffield. The new site includes a state-of-the-art warehouse and a purpose built demonstration room for digital textile printing with the Mutoh Extreme range and a host of finishing products from manufacturers such as GBC, Drytac, Fletcher Terry, Seal and the recently launched range of laminators by Kala. In addition, there's a Centre of Excellence which houses the full range of Epson imaging products for professional photographers.

Training a key necessity shows research

Training continues to be seen as important to business despite the economic climate according to a survey commissioned by Proskills. Its research showed 39% of print companies interviewed reported a continued investment in training during the past 12 months. Of those print companies questioned 14% said they are suffering from skills gaps, and 80% of these employers said these gaps are having a negative impact on their business, most notably through increased operating costs and workloads.

Inca Onset gets a boost

Inca Digital has introduced two options designed to boost the flexibility and productivity of its Onset UV flatbed printer. One option provides higher print speeds as well as two new higher quality print modes. The other delivers higher-end gloss, the ability to improve adhesion on difficult substrates and more versatility with heat-sensitive materials through reduced power consumption.

HP launches new substrates for its latex printers

The HP latex substrates range, first launched to coincide with the launch of the L65500 last year, has now been expanded to tie in with the launch of the smaller L22550 printers.

Epson slashes cost of extended warranties

Epson is offering half-price CoverPlus extended warranties on many of its Stylus Pro large-format printers, representing savings of up to ?699.50. This promotion extends the standard one-year warranty to a three-year, on-site extended warranty. This includes access to a UK-based telephone help desk and, if required, a next-day site visit from a specialist Epson engineer.

Hexis car vinyls cast a shimmer

Hexis has previewed various cast vinyls for car wrapping applications, including two variochrome versions of the new HX30000.

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