18 presentations on the technical track and 10 more on the creative track provide for an intense learning and networking agenda during the 2nd edition of the Printed Interior Decoration (PID) conference which takes place on 5-6 June 2018 at the Radisson Blu Scandinavia hotel in Düsseldorf. Participants will witness the latest printing technologies for home textiles, wallpapers, laminated floorings, wooden panels, carpets, building and mobile interiors.

NESCHEN Coating, the specialist for modern self-adhesive products and high-quality coated media, supplements its range with the new product solvoprint® power-tack 180. Solvoprint® easy fix 180 MSP's extremely popular 180 µm film and the strong adhesive innovation of solvoprint® performance wall-grip provide the advantages of the new product.

The 5-meter EFI VUTEk 5r superwide roll-to-roll LED printer can help you bring your customer’s stories to life with unique and personalized wallcovering applications.

Today at the International Sign Expo (ISA), HP Inc. invites ISA attendees to experience the latest technology innovations from the industry leader, each making it easy for print services providers (PSPs) to “Say Yes” to any print job that can be imagined.

Istanbul-based Maggenta, a leading printer of custom-made wallpapers for businesses and individuals around the world, was founded in 2010. The company prints high-quality, emission-compliant, environmentally-friendly wallpaper using a Fujifilm Acuity LED 1600 II. Having invested in an Acuity LED 1600 in 2014, Maggenta upgraded to the Acuity LED 1600 II in February 2018, boosting production speed by 50% and bringing in added versatility. With this recent investment, Maggenta, once a latex print specialist, has ceased all latex print for wall coverings.

Signbox has printed and installed 39 graphic artworks at new Cardinia Real Estate UK properties in London. Previously home to RBS, the two adjacent buildings on the Southbank now house a leading marketing communications firm and needed an injection of colour and character to reflect the ethos of the new occupants. Cardinia Real Estate UK worked in collaboration with a number of artists, and with signage and display specialist Signbox, to transform the buildings with colourful and distinctive artwork displays throughout.

German digital printer PPS. Imaging GmbH has invested in a Xeikon Wall Decoration Suite, including a Xeikon 8500 digital printing system with an X-800 front end and two CMS/WMF walldeco finishing units. The company took the decision towards the end of 2017 in order to service the growing creative market for personalised wallpaper for hotels, cafés, offices, trade shows, events and homes. Installation is due to be completed by the end of March 2018.

Create a Wall is a digital décor printing and design company servicing the Melbourne, Australia area. The company started 12 years ago, as an owner-operator business in the window film industry. Printing was just a small part of the business at that time, but owners, Jarrod Malcolm and Leah Corn, saw growth and opportunity in large format printing and decided to purchase an HP Latex 360. From there, they took a chance and expanded into the hottest new design market—custom-designed, digitally printed wall-coverings, wall papers, posters and more. Utilizing the HP Wallart Suite software, Create A Wall was born and within a year became a profitable DIY, custom décor business.

Arteks, a major Russian wallcovering manufacturer, has installed a Colorsat Compact High ink dispensing system from GSE Dispensing, in order to ensure repeatable quality, instant availability of water-based gravure colours in high volumes, and minimised waste at its new, rapidly expanding St. Petersburg plant. The installation is GSE’s 100th in Russia.

When some in the market fight on only price, Kernow goes a completely different way. The UK manufacturer is reorganising its Wide Format range with 2 fundamental objectives: offering the market a real solution for a given application, and offering benefits to every link of the distribution chain down the end-user.

Kavalan was chosen to be the official signage and wall covering material for the 48th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.

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