British Business Investments, a commercial subsidiary of the British Business Bank, has announced an additional £15m commitment to Compass Business Finance, taking its total commitment to £30m. This will increase the flow of funding for asset finance products into UK-based smaller businesses operating in the print, packaging and manufacturing sectors.
Fujifilm has formed a strategic partnership with MCA Digital in Italy. The new Revoria Press PC1120, a digital toner machine, is the focus of the relationship, though MCA will also sell the inkjet Acuity Prime flatbed, Acuity Ultra R2 wide-format printer, and the Jet Press 750S in the country.
Xaar has appointment Graham Tweedale to the new role of chief operating officer, reporting to CEO, John Mills.
A multi-site festivals signage and graphics project has highlighted MacroArt's eco-capabilities, with 1,500m2 of PVC-free materials used for the events, all of which was recovered afterwards for recycling.
CMYUK has appointed a senior digital sales consultant. Steve Stokes moves into the role from Ricoh, where he was production print specialist for the central repro department.
Fujifilm has partnered with Nautasign to try and boost sales of the Acuity Prime and Acuity Ultra R2 in Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.
PDF editing and workflow automation company Enfocus is seeking speakers for its Virtual Safari 2022. Recordings will take place this month and will be available to view May-October.
The swissQprint Nyala flatbed printer was the European best seller in the ‘UV flatbed/hybrid printers >60in (152.4 cm) wide in the 130,000 - 500,000 Euro price segment’ in 2021. It’s the seventh consecutive year the printer has topped this ranking from market research institute Infosource.
Metallic colours systems company Color-Logic has released Pattern-FX Volume 6.
KGKGenix has completed a job for Beavertown Brewery which was seeking to create a two-storey craft bar from a container in Hatch, Manchester.
Organisers of the UK Graphic Awards 2022 have confirmed the presentation ceremony will take place on Wednesday, 5 October, in Manchester. Entry will open later this month, with PSPs able to nominate work produced between 1 July 2021 and 30 June 2022, in an extended number of categories.
FuturePrint has launched a crowdfunding campaign called 'Print for Save Ukraine' to help raise funds for a London-based initiative called 'Save Ukraine'.
OOH specialist Kinetic was worked with creative agency Don’t Cry Wolf to deliver a billboard ad that ‘urinates’ on those passing by. The 6m poster for the femtech brand Elvie is part of a campaign to tackle the taboos around female incontinence.
Sun Chemical has launched ElvaJet Topaz SC sublimation ink for digital textile print.