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swissQprint inks are Greenguard Gold certified

swissQprint's current range of UV inkjet inks is Greenguard and Greenguard Gold certified. Printed products made with them are safe for use in schools and hospitals.


CorrBoard Bioenergy builds world’s first renewable energy plant for corrugated board manufacture

CorrBoard Bioenergy (CB Bio), a joint venture between packaging and display trade specialist Swanline Group and paper-based packaging producer McLaren Packaging, has invested £5.5M in the creation of the world’s first sustainable energy generation facility fuelled by organic waste to provide heat and power for the manufacture of corrugated sheet board.


Karibu sets new benchmark in roll to roll printing

Stiefel Digitalprint has begun operating the first Karibu roll to roll printer, significantly raising the quality bar in roll to roll print production. swissQprint first presented the new model in May 2019; worldwide deliveries started in September.


Spreadshirt expands partnership with Kornit Digital to support growth

Kornit Digital and Spreadshirt, the self-expression global e-commerce company, announced an expanded partnership for Spreadshirt to grow and renew its fleet of DTG printers to support increased demand and to expand into new categories.


Agfa Graphics to showcase LED Hybrid Printer at FESPA Africa 2019

Agfa Graphics South Africa will exhibit the Anapurna H1650i LED hybrid printer at FESPA Africa 2019 and Sign Africa from 11th – 13th September at the Gallagher Convention Centre.


swissQprint and Spandex UK to part

Spandex UK and swissQprint are parting by mutual agreement. swissQprint is investing in a new subsidiary to become the sole provider of sales, servicing and application support in the UK.


Mimaki to unlock its latest innovations at FESPA Africa 2019

Under the theme ‘Imagine the Future of Print’, Mimaki Europe will take visitors to FESPA Africa 2019 through its cost-effective and profit-generating printing solutions.


Typecraft buys Kongsberg X24 Sign Starter bundle from CMYUK

CMYUK has announced that Typecraft, the Cheltenham-based small and wide-format digital printing company will take delivery of an Esko Kongsberg X24 Sign Starter bundle comprising table top cutter with integrated i-cut software and a MultiCUT-HP tool head.


Midcomp to showcase new HP dye sublimation printer at FESPA Africa 2019

Midcomp will showcase the HP Stitch S500 and S1000 printers at the upcoming FESPA Africa 2019 and Sign Africa exhibition, taking place from the 11th – 13th September at the Gallagher Convention Centre.


The Colour House lives up to its name with colour-matched Nazdar 204 inks from QPS

The Colour House has become one of the first UK businesses to use the new Nazdar 204 Series digital imaging inks, supplied by wide-format print specialist Quality Print Services (QPS).


CMYUK appointed as the UK and Ireland distributor for Gerber’s MCT laser cutters

CMYUK has been appointed as the UK and Ireland distributor for Gerber’s MCT Laser Cutters.


EFI announces completion of acquisition by an affiliate of Siris Capital Group, LLC

Electronics For Imaging, Inc. announced the completion of its previously announced acquisition by an affiliate of Siris for approximately $1.7 billion.


Durst and Koenig & Bauer appoint Robert Stabler to lead new joint venture

Durst and Koenig & Bauer have appointed Robert Stabler as Managing Director of the new joint venture effective August 1st 2019. Koenig & Bauer Durst GmbH has been officially established early May following the clearance of antitrust regulations from the relevant authorities.


Printroom becomes a house of Pongs

18 months ago, Irish graphic design and print services provider Printroom, decided to become a house of Pongs, using the renowned German manufacturers materials for all its digital textile output.


swissQprint opens ink laboratory

swissQprint has set up an ink laboratory at its headquarters and employed the requisite specialists.


Folex receives high customer demand for new products at FESPA 2019

At FESPA 2019, Folex focused on its core competence of the development of unique products with feature enhancing coating technology. The company received a lot of visitor interest and demands for a number of its new products.


Moving into Digital Signage with MASSERDOTTI Group

Alberto Masserdotti, CEO of the MASSERDOTTI Group and President of FESPA Italia gave a talk during the Trend Theatre at FESPA 2019. The subject was ‘Moving into Digital Signage - International Innovative Printer Case Study’.


Ricoh and ColorGATE to set the colour standard at FESPA 2019

Graham Kennedy, Head of Commercial Ink Jet Business, Industrial Printing Group, Ricoh Europe discusses Ricoh’s acquisition of ColorGATE and their product portfolio at FESPA 2019.


PrintFactory to share automation secrets at Global Print Expo 2109

PrintFactory will be sharing the trade secrets to achieving greater levels of automation with visitors to their stand at this year’s Global Print Expo.