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Retail contract prompts WAE to buy Agfa Jeti 3312

Leeds-based sign and display graphics company WAE has bought an Agfa Jeti 3312 roll-to-roll wide-format printer to cope with extra demand created by a new nationwide retail display contract.

Hollywood Monster creates new digital print team

Hollywood Monster, which is forecasting a £1m increase in turnover this year to £6.5m, has created a new digital print sales team following heavy investment in its digital division.

Bex Design takes on 97 mile walk for air ambulance

To mark the silver anniversary of Bex Design, managing director Ian Board and his colleague Mel Rowden will walk 97 miles from Yatton, Keynell, a small village near the company’s office, to Hyde Park Corner in London, in aid of Wiltshire Air Ambulance. The pair will leave on Friday 1 June and plan to arrive in London on Monday 4 June.

ArtSystems builds on quality management programme

ArtSystems has passed another milestone in its quality management accreditation programme. Having been ISO 9001:2008 accredited since the 1990’s for its sales and delivery processes, the company took a decision to review and extend the range of the quality accreditation to include the technical services operations.

It’s a wrap for Wild Group

The Wild Group has got caught up in the Olympic fever by producing helicopter wrap for use in the Olympic Torch Relay broadcast.

Oasis rebrands Twickenham Stadium

Oasis Graphic temporarily rebranded Twickenham Stadium's hospitality suite and the Adidas Interactive Zone for the Heineken Cup 2012, using ultra-removable vinyl graphics on top of the existing vinyl  graphics.

EcoPrint urges industry-wide discussions over print’s sustainability standards

Europe’s printers are concerned that confusion over standards for sustainable printing is preventing print’s eco-message from getting through to buyers, according to a white paper published by sustainable print exhibition, EcoPrint 2012.

New Xativa auto trimmers added to ArtSystems portfolio

ArtSystems has added the Xativa AutoTrim XY and the Xativa Textile Super Trim to its offering, saying both will make ideal partners to the HP latex printers. The Italian manufactured trimmers carry a one-year onsite warranty provided by ArtSystems.

Planet Positive uses CloudApps to speed up sustainability certification

Planet Positive has partnered with CloudApps to help drive its sustainability certification process through an online system. The move means the Planet Positive Business Certification can be achieved in less than two weeks.

Baltic photography festival shows giant printed images

3 x 3m images of sea creatures printed on an Epson SureColor SC-S30600 are part of the current ‘horizonte Zingst’ photography festival taking place on the beach at the Baltic Sea resort of Zingst.

Onyx Thrive workflow package introduced

ArtSystems has joined with Onyx Graphics to help launch Onyx Thrive, a workflow software that gives print service providers a scalable print production solution based on Adobe technologies.

HP Scitex FB500 to handle POS work at GJ Plastics

Manchester-based GJ Plastics has installed an HP Scitex FB500 industrial printer to produce POS displays printed on polypropylene, Foamex and laminated MDF. It also planning to experiment printing HP Wall Paper to expand its offering.

Northern Flags expands its client team

Northern Flags, a supplier of custom marketing fabrics and soft signage, has recruited an additional three key account managers.