Irish digital print solutions provider McGowans Print has installed an HP Indigo 10000 Digital Press, making the company the first to market with this technology in Ireland.

Mike Horsten Mimaki EuropeIn many a history book we have read the lines ‘The King is Dead, Long Live the King’ – the old king dies and the new king is welcomed and becomes the greatest king. The history and evolution of printing technology and processes could be compared with this premise. In the Solvent printing business this has been happening. The older ink technologies which were smelly and poor quality but seen as wonderful during their time are being replaced with a new generation of inks which are bright, odourless and long lasting. The question is…‘Is Solvent the correct technology for the sign making industry at this moment in time?’

Dscoop has confirmed that 1250 industry professionals attended the annual Dscoop Open conference earlier this month, living up to promises that this would be the largest Dscoop event in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) yet.

CHILI Publish announces they are sponsoring The Dscoop Open, the European conference of the independent community of HP Graphic Arts users, (Digital Solutions Cooperative) taking place 3-5 June 2015, in Dublin, Ireland. This annual event gives Dscoop members the resources, training and networking opportunities they need to grow their businesses. CHILI Publish will play an active part of that effort, teaching Dscoop members how powerful online document layout, editing and 3D visualisation technology can empower them to increase control and gain profitability in this competitive marketplace.

According to HP you are looking at the next chapter of the HP Latex industrial revolution. The company’s latest printer - launched at FESPA 2015 - is designed for high-volume, dedicated application production, delivering what HP says are new levels of productivity and operational efficiency for sign and display print providers.

The opening day of FESPA 2015 saw HP showing off its latest supersized latex printers. The company launched two new high productivity latex models in the 3.2-metre (126-inch) HP Latex 3500 and 3100 printers, and announced a new Scitex flatbed corrugated press - the HP Scitex 17000.

Onyx Graphics will show its latest production and colour management solutions for a wide variety of graphics, textile, décor and industrial print applications at FESPA next month.

Onyx Graphics has announced that its ONYX software can be directly integrated with the new HP WallArt application to provide seamless and efficient workflow for décor applications.

SA International (SAi) has introduced a new interface for large format print providers to operate the popular HP WallArt 3.0 custom wallcovering application.

Designed for unattended printing in high production PSP environments, HP’s new 64 inch HP Latex 370 printer enables more unattended printing at lower operational costs with higher capacity ink cartridges and the widely available HP Latex Mobile App to monitor print jobs remotely for peace of mind while away from the printer.

Nathanael McMillan Marketing Manager at Perfect ColoursWhen considering a move into the world of flatbed printing the technology, costs and choice can seem daunting. Questions such as 'how do I pick the correct model' and 'can I afford flatbed technology' are sure to run through your head. The aim of this article is to serve as a guide for businesses who are considering expanding their firm to include flatbed printing capabilities.

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