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Paul Turner Displays puts Skin First

Skin First recently commissioned Paul Turner Displays to advise, produce and install the internal graphics and outdoor signage for its new store in Heswall, Cheshire.

Tec Lighting to launch UV coating and curing solutions at Drupa

Tec Lighting EMEA, will use its first presence on the Drupa show floor to launch its d-cube roll-to-roll UV coating solution for applications where double sided coating is required. The d-cube will be available in widths 52cm -102cm and is capable of coating materials 50 to 250 microns in thickness.

Matan launches Barak 8Q UV printer at Drupa

Matan Digital Printers will unveil 3m and 5m-wide versions of its new eight-colour UV hybrid Barak 8Q printers at Drupa. The machine uses Matan's patent-pending PDS technology and is said to print up to 353m2/hr. Features include automatic double-sided printing, an automatic flatbed loader/un-loader and inline finishing. As a show special the company said the line will start at €169K (for the Barak 3  - 3.5m with  16 heads).


HP to run Eco Leadership Forum at Drupa

To help address key sustainability questions, HP has assembled a panel of experts for an Eco Leadership Forum at Drupa. Show attendees will have the chance to attend each hour-long panel discussion and participate in debates, which will take place at the HP tent outside Hall 4.

Planet Positive announces the 7-days to Sustainability campaign

A new national campaign called ‘7-days to Sustainability’ has been launched by Planet Positive to offer all UK SMEs free sustainability advice.

Neschen expands range of digital fleece wallpapers

Neschen's digital fleece wallpaper Erfurt wallpaper CA is now available as a finely grained version with a plaster-look.

PolylinePro introduced to the UK

Pyramid Display Materials is introducing a 100% recyclable polypropylene product to the UK display market. The PolylinePro range has been developed in partnership with polypropylene manufacturer Mapal.

Magenta Print and Display takes Inca Onset S20

POS and display graphics specialist Magenta Print and Display has installed an Inca Onset S20 from Fujifilm. Magenta - a trading name of Debenhams Retail - upgraded to an Onset S20 for improved production speeds and higher quality print.

Avery improves MPI Polymeric calendered films

Avery Dennison has enhanced its inkjet-printable polymeric calendered vinyl ranges Avery MPI 2000 and Avery MPI 2800.   New products for popular applications have been introduced, and the printed durability of both ranges is now warranted for significantly longer when the films are  protected with their partner Avery DOL overlaminates.

Mimaki appoints Hisayuki Kobayashi president

Mimaki has rejigged its board and named current executive VP Hisayuki Kobayashi as new president upon the retirement of Mikio Noguchi (expected late June) in a bid to strengthen its marketing, cost competitiveness and production systems for emerging markets.

Josero teams with Colourgen to add Kala laminators to its portfolio

Josero has teamed up with specialist wide-format distributor Colourgen to add the Kala range of laminators to its portfolio, in particular the Starter and Mistral models.

EcoPrint gears up for first event

EcoPrint 2012 organiser FM Brooks has said over 70% of floor-space is now sold for the inaugural event in Berlin this September.

Durst launches 10 picolitre UV inkjet printers

New from Durst is the Rho P10 Series 10 picolitre UV inkjet printers that encompass Quadro Array 10 printheads for output up to 1000dpi, finer tones and the option of additional light colours (light cyan and light magenta).