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I-Sub Digital appointee to drive consumables sales

Wide-format solutions reseller I-Sub Digital has appointed Mark Hollinsworth to drive sales of consumables.

BSI seeks sponsors for industry standards meeting

The British Standards Institute (BSI) is looking for sponsors to support the ISO TC130 printing industry standards meeting at Ipex 2014.

Roland targets packaging sector

Roland DG, Esko and CGS Publishing Technologies will share a stand at the Packaging Innovations exhibition at the NEC in February to demonstrate a solution Roland believes will “revolutionise packaging prototyping and proofing”.

Sun Chemical releases Sustainability Report

Sun Chemical has released its 2012 Sustainability Report, which showcases Sun Chemical's leadership in eco-efficiency through established data-driven metrics, as well as examples of how raw material suppliers are contributing to the company's environmental footprint.

Fuji develops Onset handling system specifically for corrugated print market

Fujifilm is targeting the digitally printed corrugated market with a new handling system and speciality inks for its Onset UV flatbed printers. The system is still in prototype stage, expected to go to beta testing in March and be ready to show the public by June.

Accelerator option turbo charges Onset printers

An option that allows users to get a get up to a 20% jump in productivity from their Onset printer with no loss in print quality has been made available by Inca Digital Printers. Developed and tested with Fujifilm, it has been beta tested by Superior Creative services, where production director Stewart Powell described it as “like having a turbo charger”.

Fespa Global Summit presses home need for integration and experimentation

Keynote speakers at the annual Fespa Global Summit in London this week pressed home the need for printers, and those in the wide-format space specifically, to pay more attention to integration and experimentation if the sector is to benefit from the opportunities afforded it by technological development.

International Sign and Printmakers Guild formed

SA International has launched the International Sign and Printmakers Guild, a member-led organisation designed to help sign and print providers grow their businesses and reduce costs. Membership is currently free to any sign shop or print provider.

EFI announced patent litigation win

EFI has announced victory in its Spanish patent litigation with Jose Vicente Tomás Claramonte, the president of Kerajet, S.A., involving EFI Cretaprint's ceramic digital inkjet printing systems.

InfoTrends publishes textile print study

InfoTrends has completed a new study called ‘Transforming Textile Printing’ which explores the textile market supply chain, sizes and forecasts the digital textile printing market, focusing on the demand drivers for digital textile production.

HP calls for awards entries

HP is calling for entries to its 2013 Sign and Display Print Excellence Awards designed to formally recognise its customers for best-in-class large-format graphics produced on HP Scitex and Designjet systems.

DuraCure backlit films launches

Sihl Direct UK has launched three new backlit films – DuraCure Backlit 170, DuraCure Backlit 130 and LightCure Backlit 145 DS. All three are for use with UV inkjet printers as well as solid ink and offset systems. They can also be printed on laser printers.

Sign Wise buys Mutoh ValueJet 1624

Sign Wise UK has bought a Mutoh ValueJet 1624 from Colourgen reseller Random Choice Solutions. The new machine will work hand in hand with Sign Wise’s existing Mutoh printer, which it bought 15 years ago.