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Onyx Graphics has brought out an Onyx 21.1 upgrade to its wide-format Rip and print workflow software.

New from Agfa is the Avinci CX3200 dye-sublimation roll-to-roll printer that can print either directly to textile or on transfer paper. It can handle prints of up to 3.2m wide at a production speed of up to 270m²/h.

The new Acuity Prime and Acuity Ultra R2 flatbed printers from Fujifilm are part of a strategy to create “the new blueprint” for wide-format by resetting expectations for price/performance and ROI.

With just seven weeks left to take advantage of a grant (£1,000 per trainee) for providing a work placement for youngsters, the BPIF has published a list of trainee vacancies across the print sector.

City and Guilds Group has published research that highlights existing and emerging mismatches between the skills workers possess and those that businesses need to succeed. In response it is has outlined recommendations to help address the issue.

Epson is joining the RE100, a global collective of businesses committed to 100% renewable electricity, and aims to achieve this milestone by 2023. It has also committed to become carbon negative and underground-resource free by 2050.

Sappi has introduced Transjet Tacky Industrial, a coated dye-sublimation paper, developed for inkjet printing on highly elastic textiles. Also new is uncoated dye sub paper Basejet, developed for digital printing of fashion and home textiles.

Supply chain risk management software provider Avetta has published findings of a survey that shows how more companies are looking to improve their environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals.

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