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Digital textile printing technology provider Kornit Digital Europe has a new MD. Former Xerox man Chris Govier has taken on he role with a remit to scale up business.

EFI is using Fespa Global for the European premiere its Fiery ProServer Premium with GPU hardware acceleration combined with Fiery DFE software, together said to deliver up to twice the speed of EFI’s superwide-format printers.

PressOn has supplied the graphics for all walls, floors, lifts and stairs for a 218m2 pop-up shop in London set up to raise funds for the NSPCC. The PSP branded two floors of retail space in Marylebone with a flower-garden concept designed by Harrods for the Fashion Re-Told feature, which is open until 2 June.

swissQprint has launched Karibu, its first roll-to-roll printer. The 3.4m wide UV inkjet machine, which has made its public debut at Fespa Global, will be available from this September.

Canon UK has launched the Oce Colorado 1650 printer, extending its roll-to-roll large-format offering based on its UVgel technology. The 64in-wide Océ Colorado 1650 introduces a new flexible ink and Oce FLXfinish – a new approach to LED curing that allows the user to choose between matte or gloss modes for each individual print.

Massivit 3D Printing Technologies has a new CEO - Erez Zimerman, former VP sales. He replaces Avner Israeli who is retiring.

As part of its Alternative Collection of recycled printable fabrics, Senfa is launching the 100% recycled fibre Altimis textile at Fespa Global. The media can be printed via UV, sublimation transfer and heat press.

Mimaki is using Fespa Global as the European launchpad for its JFX200-2513 EX UV flatbed printer, successor of the JFX200-2513 launched six years ago. The new machine, which has a 2,500mm x 1,300mm print size, is said to be 280% faster in new draft mode when printing in four colours plus white, and 100% faster for all other print modes than previous JFX models.

Durst has introduced the next two printers in the P5 family announced last year. The 3.5m wide P5 350 and 2.1m wide P5 210 hybrid LED machines have been unveiled at Fespa Global, where the company is also introducing modular software solutions Durst Workflow, Durst Analytics and Durst Smart Shop as part of its ‘pixel to output’ strategy.

Pyramid Display Materials has put together an Envirobox, containing 27 printed samples of the FibrousFamily and the PolylineFamily media offerings. New products contained in the range include All Weather Board and Dispa hanging signage board from the fibrous family and PolylineFoam, PolylineBubble, PolylineWave and PolylineFab from the polypropylene family.

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