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Enfocus has released an ‘Invest small, print big’ Switch-based workflow automation package that integrates with existing workflows in the wide-format sector. The adapted Switch solution connects MIS, proofing, Web-to-print, PDF preflighting, customer approval and production preparation processes.

Avery Dennison is spending 45m Euro expanding its manufacturing capacity and improving factory efficiency in Europe.

The Graphics and Print Media Alliance (GPMA) has confirmed that government ministers have agreed to revoke the Misuse Of Drugs (Amendment) Regulations 2021 without replacing them immediately. This means that in England, Wales and Scotland, those in the print supply chain will not now require a licence for substances containing GBL on 15 June, when the 2021 Regulations were otherwise due to come into force.

RA Smart has built a demo facility to replicate a state-of-the-art wide-format print production operation. The suite will open at the start of May and will host an open house on the last Thursday and Friday of every month.

Printing inks and coatings company Siegwerk has joined the Cologne-based alliance Mit Frauen in Fuhrung (With Women in Leadership) and has set itself the goal of doubling the proportion of women at management level by 2025.

Global Graphics Software has partnered with APS Engineering to create an OPC UA-enabled ink delivery system. Its development means that the printer can be monitored remotely from an iPad or from a browser on the desktop, or that data can be stored from the ink delivery system in a historical archive database to enable other functions like predictive maintenance.

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