Former Inca Digital chief John Mills is to replace Doug Edwards as CEO of Xaar amid a restructuring that will see it close its Thin Film printhead business and shake-up its board - chairman Robin Williams and CFO Shomit Kenkare are also going. The news was released as the company posted its interim report for the six months ended 30 June 2019, which showed a £2.6m gross loss for the period.
Vism is working in partnership with Fespa UK to launch the UK Graphic Awards to celebrate the wide-format graphics printing and installation industry. They have also announced a Thrive in Print conference for wide-format printing business managers and owners. The back-to-back events will take place on 8-9 September 2020.
Caldera is set to release version 13 of its Rip software later this month. The five main new features of V13 include Print&Cut Mirror, Tile Order, CalderaJobs - Detailed View, Custom Annotations and Alpha-to-Spot.