Wed, May

The Fespa Global 2020 show website has gone live, a month before the 2019 expo opens its doors in Munich. The site (www.fespa2020.com) features the 2020 campaign theme ‘Where Colour Comes Alive’, building on the 'Explosion of Possibilities' theme of the 2019 event.

A deadly explosion at Jiangsu Tianjiayi Chemical in China last month is severely impacting the global supply chain of raw materials used in publication and UV printing inks according to Flint Group.

Sun Chemical will use Fespa Global to present a number of new inks, including Streamline APY for high-speed aqueous poster printing. Three additions to the SunTex textile inks range will also be launched - DTY, PDY and PDR.

The second edition of The Inkjet Conference (TheIJC - 22-23 May, Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare) USA will cover various aspects of industrial inkjet engineering and chemistry. The following topics to be presented over two conference days on two parallel tracks:

Drytac Europe has appointed two new regional sales managers - Ian Farrand and Dave Newbery will oversee Drytac's business development in the north and south of England respectively. Farrand will be based in West Yorkshire, and Newbery in London.

New from Arlon Graphics is Fusion Wrap, a 60 micron white gloss polymeric film using Flite technology for easy repositionability.

Workwear, promowear and promotional bags manufacturer United Brands of Scandinavia will run a series of workshops at Newtech 2019 in London on 2 May and in Portsmouth on 16 May.

Inca Digital CTO Stephen Tunnicliffe-Wilson has been appointed CEO with immediate effect. He will now handle both roles and replaces interim CEO Akira Hayakawa, who has overseen the business for the last six months.

PressOn has completed its first project on its newly installed HP R2000 Series hybrid printer, printing direct to ACM for a hoarding graphics project. The machine is the second R2000 to be installed in the UK.

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