Xaar has signed a cooperation agreement to establish a ‘Joint Digital Printing Laboratory’ with the Beijing National Innovation Institute of Lightweight (BNI). It will develop new applications in digital inkjet such as printing glass, electronics, 3D and automotive spray painting.
The Fespa UK association has announced a return to face-to-face events in 2021, as well as refreshed membership options, and a new website.
Spandex has appointed Andrew Coulson to replace Rod Larson as CEO. The latter remains executive chairman.
Nearly one in five (18%) IT directors in manufacturing say all their organisation’s IT infrastructure is based in the cloud today, while a further 38% say their organisation have moved most of their IT infrastructure to the cloud. These are among the key findings of a recent survey commissioned by NiceLabel, polling the views of IT directors across the world.
The BPIF has launched a new online HR and H&S platform, allowing member companies to carry out compliancy healthchecks online.
MacroArt has created signage and graphics at Blenheim Palace to enhance the visitor experience whilst restoration takes place in one of its state rooms.
John Sulzmann, former co-founder and director at Artworks Solutions, has joined CMYUK in the new role of sustainability materials specification.
Canon Europe is to run a virtual ‘Make It’ event on 8-27 June, with ‘pick ‘n’ mix’ content covering advice, keynotes, interactive technology demonstrations and market insights.
The French-made Stock&Roll media roll trolley is now available in the UK.
The next Visual Media Conference (VMC) is to run 21-23 September, under the title ‘Sustainability Through Innovation’.
Long-standing Mimaki employee Mark Sollman has been appointed product manager, EMEA. He takes up his new role on 1 July.
The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP) is piloting a project to expand its certification programme beyond the US/Canada.
Nazdar Ink Technologies has expanded its 130 Series of solvent inkjet inks with two new colours - orange and light black.
Canon has brought out a 64in-wide Colorado UVgel printer. The new, modular Colorado 1630 - little brother to the flagship Colorado 1650 - has a maximum print speed of 111m²/hour, and in high-quality mode has a cruising speed of 29m²/hour.