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Joost Verpoort brings specialist knowledge to Hollanders

Industry stalwart Joost Verpoort has been taken on by Hollanders Printing Systems in a consultancy role with a remit to build channel and direct relationships with companies in Scandinavia.

Case study from Epson

East Sussex-based digital print company Elephant Print and Display, has invested in a new Epson SureColor SC-S50600, which will help boost the company’s industrial large format printing services. The new machine will also complement Elephant’s existing large format equipment of a 60” HP Designjet Z6100.

Case study from Paperlinx

Birkenhead-based Fusion Graphix has increased its production capabilities and improved workflow by investing in a state of the art CWT application table supplied by PaperlinX.

Case study from AG Cad

POS specialists Fastrak Retail are acknowledged experts in every aspect of the business, with a highly qualified team always on hand and fully prepared to handle projects of any shape and size. From design and prototyping to 3D printing, prototype production, injection moulding, metal fabrication, vacuum forming and so much more, whatever it takes, Fastrak can handle it.

Case study from William Smith

Fast growing signmaker Leading Edge Creative, based in West Yorkshire, has become widely recognised for the quality of its design and signage across a wide range of applications. Key to the company’s success is the ability to provide optimum solutions to meet customer requirements and budgets.

Fiery proServer Version 6 now shipping

EFI has announced worldwide availability of Fiery proServer Version 6, designed for EFI Vutek printers and debuted at Fespa Digital earlier this year. It features the Fiery Accelerated System Technology (FAST) Rip - said to process PDF files up to seven times faster than before - and a colour management workflow supporting Fogra PSD Print Check (compatible with more than 540 printers from various manufacturers).

Viscom in search for ‘designmaker 1014’

Viscom is looking for creative design ideas to be realised on as many advertising carriers as possible in its search for ‘designmaker 1014’. Following the motto ‘Design meets feasibility’, signmakers, graphic arts companies and advertising agencies are all being called upon to give free reign to their creativity on the Viscom theme ‘colour my life’ by the closing date of 31 August.

Drupa 2016 again partners Media Mundo

Drupa has renewed its co-operation with the Media Mundo industrial action group. As in 2011 and 2012, it will act as partner of the 5th Media Mundo congress on 17 November (discussion in the evening before the event) and 18 November, 2014 (all day) in Düsseldorf. recommends printMax

Membership-based peer to peer online group, has named printMax as its recommended large-format printer partner. owner Robert Lambi said: “I have chosen them as I know they will do a great job and provide the best products for our group.  I am simply connecting the right suppliers to the right customers and vice versa.”

PODi 2015 AppForum to take place in Las Vegas

PODi, the Digital Printing Initiative, has confirmed that the 2015 AppForum digital printing conference will be held 9 – 11 February at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas.

Spandex extends its POS display systems offering

Spandex has extended its portfolio of POS products to include new LED displays and textile tensioning systems, as well as additions to its Roll Up and Pavement Sign ranges.

Onyx streamlines wide-format workflows

Onyx Graphics has released Onyx 11.1 software that adds six new features to the 21 enhancements of Onyx 11.0, further streamlining wide-format workflows.

Xante releases Ilumina Heavyweight Champion Digital Print System

New from Xante is the Ilumina Heavyweight Champion Digital Print System, which can print substrates up to 500gsm on sheet sizes from 76mm x 127mm up to 330mm x 1321mm.