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294 new colours have been added to the Pantone Matching System, the first addition since 2016. There is also now access to the latest Pantone colour libraries within the latest version of Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop.

IMI Europe has announced the full speaker and panel session programme for its strategic Digital Printing Conference (Marriott Berlin City Centre Hotel, Berlin, Germany, 9-10 October 2019), with supporting events on 7-8 October including a mergers and acquisitions forum, digital packaging market reports live session and the Inkjet Academy.

Hybrid Services is using The Print Show this week to unveil the Mimaki JV300Plus Series wide-format solvent printer and the CJV300Plus Series integrated printer/cutter. Also, making its European debut at show is the Mimaki SWJ-320EA super-wide solvent printer, and the first public presentation of the Mimaki JFX200-2513EX 8 x 4ft flatbed LED UV printer.

Vivid Laminating Technologies has launched a new flatbed cutter, the Velo Blade. Unveiled at The Print Show, the system combines cutting, creasing and perforating in a single pass, and has auto-feed, conveyor belt and collection tray for unattended production.

EFI has made improvements to its Fiery Color Profiler Suite, including next generation Fiery Edge colour profiling technology and new controls to intelligently boost colour and adjust shadow detail levels.

The Ghent Workgroup has passed the Esko Share and Approve as compliant with the Ghent PDF Output Suite 5, which in turn ensures workflows are fully compliant with PDF/X-4.

Stratasys is to increase its 15% stake in Xaar 3D to 45%. The agreement includes an option to fully acquire the remaining 55% of shares owned by Xaar.

Trade association Print Scotland has a new president in Iain Robertson, formerly vice-president and a consultant to his family print business JJR Print of Dumbarton. He takes over from Kevin Creechan MD of J Thomson Colour Printers, who has served five years in the role.

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