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Solopress is extending its wide-format print capability with two Agfa Anapurna H2500i LED hybrid inkjets and a Kongsberg C44 flatbed cutter. The new kit will join two existing 3.2m Jetrix RX3200 devices, two HP Pagewide XL8000’s and a Fotoba XLD 320 in a 511m2 newly created dedicated wide-format facility at the company’s Southend-base. It is expected to be fully functional in May.

4,501 individual visitors attended Asia Print Expo 2019 in Bangkok (21 - 23 February) from 54 countries. Taking into account visitors attending the event across multiple days, the show attracted a total of 4,681 visitors, an increase of 8% compared with Fespa Asia 2018.

Hull-based trade printer trade printer RMC Digital Print has bought a Durst Rho 512R Plus 5m- wide roll-to-roll UV printer. It marks the company’s second investment in systems and software from Durst - a Rho P10 flatbed was installed two years ago.

Avery Dennison will use Fespa Global to show media portfolio additions including Mactac’s new JT 8300 DOT slip-resistant floor graphics film. There is also the promise of a new series for signage, and of innovations in emergency vehicle products.

Returning for its sixth year at the Rose Bowl Leeds on 16 April 2019, VMC 2019 will host The Euro Panel, a group of speakers from Drupa, Intergraf, Nestle, Jaywing and the Leeds Business School.

Newly formed swissQprint Spain has taken over the sales and service activities in the country from the manufacturer’s previous territory partner.

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