Fespa UK will run its 2019 Textile Conference - entitled ‘A Passion for Print!’ - on 9 - 10 April at Hatfield House. A supporting networking dinner will be held on 9 April at Sopwell House, where accommodation can also be provided.
Aura Graphics and Stewart Signs have become the first 3M Authorised Rail Partners Aura Graphics and Stewart Signs have become the first 3M Authorised Rail Partners - a programme newly introduced by 3M to give train operators assurances of quality and long-term performance for rolling-stock interior and exterior graphics.
UPM has been ranked 23rd in the list of the 100 most sustainable corporations by the Corporate Knights, a Canadian-based media and research company. UPM is the only company listed in the paper and forest products category.
Icon Graphics has made another Durst first. The Milton Keynes-based company, which installed the UK’s first Rhotex P10 250HS Plus 6C + W inkjet printer in December 2017, has now taken the UK’s first 5m wide Rhotex 512R LED printer.
Prior to the new dedicated roll-to-roll printer, Icon sub-contracted its 5m wide print.
A survey of 1,021 UK workers carried out by digital marketing agency MarketingSignals.com has revealed that more than a third (36%) of business leaders are unsure about their digital marketing strategy for the year ahead.
Creative design, print and sign company Symbol Display has gone completely digital after 30 years of screenprinting. The Middlesbrough-based company has invested in a new production facility and taken a Mimaki JFX200-2531, Mimaki UCJV300 and Esko Kongsberg X24 Starter from CMYUK.
Leach has appointed a new client services director as it aims for further growth in 2019. Suzanne Pitcher - previously business development manager at Service Graphics - brings more than 15 years of design, print, brand marketing and project management experience to the Huddersfield-based firm.