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What's the best way to get a fledging fashion brand noticed? This was the challenge faced by experienced, UK-based art director, Paul Hetherington, and leading fashion photographer, Nick Knight, when they were asked to promote high-fashion streetwear brand, Alyx. The L.A. designer behind this radical label has dressed some of the biggest stars around, including Kanye West and Lady Gaga, but getting noticed in such a crowded field with so many established brands can be a challenge.

Fantasy Prints combines the very latest technology and materials with years of experience, resulting in state-of-the art services that have sealed their place as a key player in the industry. With a significant market share in leisure parks nationally, their Edinburgh office allows them a clear and specific focus on Scotland, with a locally-based team available to liaise with clients in Edinburgh, East Lothian and the Scottish Borders

Roissy Copy, based in Île-de-France, has further expanded its capacity with two Fujifilm UV inkjet platforms - an Acuity LED 3200R and an Acuity Select X2.

Azonprinter digital inkjet solutions take part in the contemporary modern art by supporting artists, photographers, designers and all other in their creative and inventive ideas with innovative technical knowledge and years of experience. Creative individuals already recognized the beneficial impact of digital printing industry on their artistic expression by using a combination of digital tools and traditional media for creating entirely digital works that effectively mimic their drawings, paintings etc.

When Malcolm Cairns was faced with the prospect of redundancy from his managerial position at a print company, the entrepreneur took the initiative by setting up a print business from his garage with nothing more than a printer, a laminator and guillotine. Wind forward six years and Graphic Print & Sign (GPS) has found its niche as one of the UK’s few print specialists that can offer grand format as well as standard print and finishing services.

The drive towards increased productivity has led directly to Marshall Print’s most recent acquisition: a new Esko Kongsberg X24 digital cutting table with conveyor belt – sourced from and installed by CMYUK – which offers incredible versatility across a wide range of cutting applications and materials.

Just five months on from installing an Inca Digital Onset X2 from Fujifilm, Swedish printer Billes Tryckeri AB has seen a 30 per cent increase in wide format production output. With an offset printing heritage dating back more than 50 years and ten years of more recent digital print production experience, the company employs 125 people and turns over 250 million krona a year (nearly €26 million). Digital printing now makes up around 40 per cent of the company’s output and, in line with trends in the wider industry, this proportion is growing.

When Malcolm Cairns was faced with the prospect of redundancy from his managerial position at a print company, the entrepreneur took the initiative by setting up a print business from his garage with nothing more than a printer, a laminator and guillotine. Wind forward six years and Graphic Print & Sign (GPS) has found its niche as one of the UK's few print specialists that can offer grand format as well as standard print and finishing services.

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