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SAi has announced a significant upgrade to its flagship EnRoute CAD/CAM software. EnRoute 6.1 includes half a dozen tools to boost CNC routing capabilities for CNC signmaking, woodworking and millworking companies, as well as nested-based manufacturing users.

Roland DG has appointed Granthams as a supplier for its TrueVis large-format printer/cutters solutions, and Amaya Sales UK as a new distributor for the TrueVis SG-300.

New from Kernow Coatings is WallShark, a self-adhesive, PVC-free, scratch resistant and slightly textured film for wallcoverings. Kernow said the coating offers excellent colour gamut options for all types of wide-format inks.

The two winners of Epson's New Designers ‘Outstanding Use of Print in Textiles’ prizes - awarded on the first day of the recent New Designers Exhibition in London - will now be invited to participate in an Epson design project, creating a collection of interior decor or fashion designs using dye-sublimation printing. The designs will then be showcased on an Epson stand at a trade exhibition over the next 12 months.

To improve efficiencies, Drytac is moving its manufacturing and distribution workforce onto a single site - a 6,500m2 state-of-the-art facility in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. The company said the move would take place in stages to ensure uninterrupted material supply and production.

Recent installation of an EFI Vutek FabriVu 340i by Hollywood Monster has brought the number of Vutek printers at the operation to 11, in a total investment approaching £5m. MD Simon McKenzie expects to add another FabriVu within the next 12 months.

The BPIF has introduced new branding. The aim of the rebrand - which features clean-cut lines and can be seen on the BPIF website - is to reflect the federation’s vision to invigorate a modern, progressive print industry.

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