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The University of Huddersfield’s busy and bustling print room is a unique, creative space that provides students with a collaborative environment within which to explore the potential that inkjet printing offers their design process. The mastermind of Technical Manager Coordinator at the university’s School of Art, Design and Architecture, Stephen Calcutt, the print room houses a Mimaki UJF small format flatbed LED UV printer, a state of the art Mimaki Tx300P-1800 direct to textile printer alongside further small format transfer printers, large format graphics devices, plus binding and other finishing processes.
Genesis Marketing & Events Ltd says it has big ideas for its new Roland DG VersaUV LEJ-640 S-Series UV-LED belt printer, the first of the exceptional new S-Series family to be installed in Wales.
Wallpaper Ink has installed a second Roland VersaExpress RF-640 printer, running it 'around the clock' to cater for the ever-increasing demand for bespoke wall murals.
Litmus Mockups hasn't stopped progressing since it was founded four years ago, and hit the accelerator in 2016 with the installation of a Roland DG VersaUV LEC-540 reducing turnaround times from days to hours. The Yorkshire company has now picked up the pace further, installing another VersaUV LEC-540 in July 2018.
Litmus Mockups began as a two-person team, after seeing a gap in the market for high-quality packaging prototypes. Since then it has grown to employ 20 people and currently occupies a 10,000sq ft facility in Hull as well as an office in London. Its clients include blue chip brands, design agencies and large reproduction houses looking for innovative new packaging designs.
Never miss a deadline. That has been the mantra of Leicester-based Dale Studios for more than 30 years. It is this focus on meeting the core needs of its customers that has also resulted in them being one of the UK's most creative, respected and reliable design and printing companies.
The Big Display Company of Slough, UK, has gained an estimated 30 percent production time since investing in tilia Griffin automatic layout software. The application from Tilia Labs, a leading developer of planning, imposition, and automation software solutions for the graphic arts industries, was chosen for speed and ease-of-use in automating nesting processes for the full range of large-format production devices.
Henderson Print, located in Belfast, has invested in a wide format Agfa Anapurna H2500i LED press taking them into “a new and more profitable market for the business”, according to Head of Print for the company, Alan Ritchie.
September saw the installation of an Agfa Anapurna H2500i LED wide format engine for established POS manufacturer, BD&H. It was the second part to a £150,000-plus investment that followed the Agfa Asanti workflow and Agfa Asanti StoreFront installation for the business last year.