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Inca Digital launches the Onset S20i

Inca Digital Printers has introduced the Onset S20i wide-format UV flatbed inkjet printer. The move follows the launch of the Onset S40i announced in May. Both machines are supplied by Fujifilm, Inca’s exclusive global distribution partner.

Leading printers invited to Fespa Global Summit

Fespa is inviting printers wanting to attend its Global Summit in January to register their interest. The event, which will take place on 22-23 January 2013 at The Brewery and Montcalm Hotel in London, brings together leaders in the digital wide-format community to address key issues, challenges, opportunities and threats confronting today’s PSPs.

Océ and Zund demos announced

Printers wanting to streamline workflows, save labour costs, reduce waste and increase productivity are invited to a series of continuous practical demonstrations being organised by Océ in conjunction with Zund Plotting Systems at the cutting giant’s showroom at Springfield Business Park, St Albans, Hertfordshire, 16 - 17 October.

HP achieves UL sustainability certification for water-based inkjet Inks

HP Latex Inks and HP A50 Inkjet Web Press Inks are the first water-based inkjet inks to achieve the Sustainable Product Certification from UL Environment, a business unit of Underwriters Laboratories (UL).

Fujifilm appoints new head of European Graphic Systems Division

Yasufumi Morimoto has been appointed senior VP Fujifilm Europe, with overall responsibility for the Graphic Systems Division in Europe.

Seiko I Infotech announces fluorescent ink

Colourgen, the exclusive UK distributor for Seiko I Infotech, has announced the immediate availability of new fluorescent ink for the ColorPainter W-54S and 64S mild solvent wide format printers. The two new colours are Neon yellow and Neon Pink, which have been optimised to work with Seiko’s ColorPainter GX inkset.

HH Global extends its marketing print contract with Asda

Brand campaign management company HH Global has been awarded a three year multi-million pound contract to provide print to Asda. Key products include Asda’s monthly magazines, outdoor media, national and local marketing activity. The contract also includes all “events elements”.

EcoPrint sees introduction of AQ160 printer

EcoPrint is seeing the introduction of the AQ160 printer, a 1.6m roll-to-roll printer with a specialised heating systems for curing of the Sepiax Aquares V3 range of ink.

DISQ Group brings in Alfa Display

Alfa Display, a supplier of modular exhibition solutions, has joined Eurostand Display, Promotor Industries International and Eve Products as part of the DISQ Group, a partnership of display products suppliers to the trade.

Xaar 1001 GS12-based tile printers launched at Tecnargilla 2012

The first commercially available Xaar 1001 GS12-based tile printers have been launched at Tecnargilla 2012. The Xaar 1001 GS12, which joins the Xaar 1001 GS6, was designed to meet specific ceramics sector requirements.

Calls for greater focus on employability skills

The Forum of Private Business has called for greater focus on employability skills to bring schools and small businesses closer together. This is in response to a House of Commons Committee’s report into youth unemployment and the Government’s ‘Youth Contract’ and calls for better basic skills training to be placed at the heart of the national curriculum.

Durst at Labelexpo 2012

Durst has brought out a solvent free metallic silver UV ink for digital label printing decoration applications. The announcement comes as the company launched the Tau 330 UV inkjet label press at Labelexpo in Chicago.

Wye Media brings wide-format in-house via new Mutoh ValueJet

Wye Media in Monmouth has bought a Mutoh ValueJet 1304 to bring wide-format print production in-house.