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PressOn launches Ballpark Cost online print calculator

Rebranded PressOn (formerly Press On Digital) has launched Ballpark Cost, an online print calculator accessed through the company’s new-look website. It provides a quick cost ballpark figure for digital print projects in eight categories; hoarding graphics, floor graphics, window graphics, digital wallpaper, banners, self-adhesive wall vinyl and Foamex boards.

Printed electronics show to feature alongside Drupa 2016

The potential for printed electronics products has prompted Drupa organiser Messe Düsseldorf to form the Pepso (Printed Electronics Products and Solutions) show which will run alongside six relevant trade fairs at the Düsseldorf exhibition centre. Drupa 2016 is one of those events; the others are Compamed 2013, EuroShop 2014, EuroCIS 2014, glasstec 2014 and interpack 2014.

Government funding helps Phoenix Colour expansion

Leicester-based Phoenix Colour has bought an Océ Arizona 360 GT and Zund G3 L2500 cutting system to allow it to diversify. “The £250,000 investment, which will have paid for itself within three years, has given me a new lease in printing and has already brought more business to the company,” said owner Peter Davis, adding: “Government funding helped reduce the price by £25,000.”

Zund UK appoint new operations manager

Zund Plotting Systems (UK) has appointed former Esko Artworks man Nathan Chapman to the newly created role of operations manager.

Detail released on Printers' Profit Zone

Informa Exhibitions has confirmed that the Printers' Profit Zone, in association with The Print Coach's Nick Devine, will return to Ipex 2014.

Speciality media sourcebook now available

A new ‘Specialty Papers and Paperboards Global Sourcebook 2013’ is now available from AWA Alexander Watson Associates.

DPI introduces UK to MTEX 1800 direct-to-textile printer

Digital Print Innovations (DPI) has added to its portfolio in the shape of the 1.9m wide MTEX 1800 direct-to-textile printer from Portuguese manufacturer POD.

Landor brings out Wallpaper Matte Protective Coating

Landor UK is bringing out a Wallpaper Matte Protective Coating specifically developed for use with digital wall coverings, including the self-adhesive fabric Landor Phototex.

Elephant Print and Display appoints new director

East Sussex-based digital print company Elephant Print and Display has appointed a new director to enable it to diversify into new areas of communication such as graphic design, audio visual presentations and online interactive media.

Mimaki releases white ink for JV400 latex printers

The long anticipated white ink for Mimaki's JV400-130LX and JV400-160LX latex printers is now available.

Second direct-to-textile printer at Your Print Partner

A second direct-to-textile printer has been installed at Your Print Partner in Lincoln. The 1.8m Mimaki TS34 will sit alongside the company’s existing Mimaki TX400 producing mainly feather, forecourt and showhome flags, tablecloths, bunting and various event banners.

Icon appoints golf events team leader

Branding company Icon has appointed David Gurney to lead its golf events team.

Model Group trials Fujifilm Uvijet OC inks for corrugated applications

Swiss packaging manufacturer Model Holding, the holding company of Model Group, has become the beta site for Fujifilm’s new Uvijet OC inks for corrugated applications.