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A POPAI Village will be created at the Retail Technology Show next April to promote and champion the importance of POP and in-store design in relation to shopper marketing.

Soyang Europe is now stocking Endutex’s Biotex print media showcased at Fespa Global this spring. This new product collection includes materials produced using 100% recycled PES yarn fabric, while the coatings are obtained from non-petrochemical and non-fossil resources.

Banner Box Print Solutions has confirmed it printed all the flags for the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. The firm, and sister company Flagmakers - a hand sewn flag specialist - won the work through competitive tender. The contract was awarded on the basis of price and technical competence.

Global Graphics Software has been granted a US patent for ‘methods and systems for indicating and replacing missing element(s) in print job files prior to printing’ (No. 11334302B1) by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Innotech Digital and Display has developed a fully biodegradable print medium. Once discarded and disposed of via the residual waste stream, Envirotech BIO250 PVC Free Biodegradable Print Media Grey Back 250g/m2 FR EN13501 will decompose within 9-12 months.

Soyang Europe, which took on distribution of the Fujifim Acuity Ultra R2 printer in May, has appointed a Fujifilm product manager. Tracy Dineen - who has spent more than 25 years in the print industry, including time with EFI and HP - has taken up the role.

Former Drytac global product manager Shaun Holdom has joined Fujifilm as marketing manager, wide-format inkjet systems. In his new position, Holdom, will be responsible for marketing Fujifilm’s new Acuity Ultra printers, including the Acuity Ultra Hybrid LED.

MacroArt has provided graphics for a new high street charity shop with a difference in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. The PSP provided window displays, store signage and column graphics for Newlife - the Charity for Disbled Children.

Roland DG is relocating its Japanese headquarters from Hamamatsu City and at the cost of 29.5bn JPY constructing a ‘nearly ZEB’ certified building in Miyakoda that will reduce energy consumption by 75%. Construction of the new HQ will start this September and is expected to be complete next July, with the relocation happening October 2023.

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