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A careful selection process for signage providers was made when FESPA looked to transform their entrance atrium at their UK Headquarters at Holmbury House in Dorking. Recently appointed Technical Support Manager, Graeme Richardson-Locke identified the issue, ‘The atrium is a…
From the Republic of San Marino, Personal World 38 srl share their experience with sublimation printing. Using the Mimaki Bompan Textile transfer printer, they discuss production capacity and quality, costs and reliability (even in the absence of an operator), with…
Signbox has recently completed an interior signage project for Cancer Research UK, the world’s leading cancer charity dedicated to saving lives through research.
For the last 20 years the ethos at Watford-based Rocket Graphics has been to turn £50k accounts into £100k ones, £100k into £200k. You get the picture. Alongside this drive to deeply serve its client base has been a strategy…
Thinking of getting into textile? You’ve seen the numbers, so why wouldn’t you? To recap, a recent survey by Smithers Pira highlighted a predicted growth rate for digital textile printing at over 17.5% per annum over the next six years.…
To join its portfolio of carefully selected technology, including three Roland roll-to-roll printers – two Versacamms and one Soljet Pro 4 XR-640 – Essex-based cross-media print & graphics production company The Wrap Shop, recently invested in a flatbed Summa F…
Superior Creative Services, part of the Delta Group, has been trading since 1976 and has established itself as one of the leading names in the UK print market.
In early 2019, VGL implemented Vism, an easy-to-use project management software system specifically designed and built for the signage, graphics and installation industry. Vism was selected to save time and improve customer service and satisfaction for VGL’s installation process, replacing…
We’ve all seen or placed stickers on things like laptop computers, refrigerators or the ubiquitous car bumper. Vibrant, punchy sticker art on items like skateboards – often called slaps – are everywhere. Stickers and decals are a great way to…
The Czech company Preciosa is in the business of creating treasures. Steeped in tradition, this family enterprise designs everything from jewelry for retail, to elaborate lighting systems for hotels or cruise ships – anything and everything involving glass. Preciosa skillfully…
A huge 26-metre tall piece of artwork, the iconic and beautiful Sylph of Spring, is being displayed on the side of the Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne thanks to the work of Mesh Direct.
German sign and display provider, Bildkraft, creates clever effects for day and night displays, previously impossible to achieve, thanks to the UV inkjet printer UCJV300-160 from Mimaki. Multi-layer printing has clearly increased the intensity of backlit illuminated signs for the…
B. Heer AG designs and develops custom packaging¬solutions in a production workflow geared towards maximum efficiency. There is a systematic strategy behind the Swiss packaging manufacturer's success. With its investment in a highly automated Zünd BHS150 Board Handling System, Heer…
Faster production, shorter lead times and more flexibility were some of the benefits for Shortcut Labs when they began to print with the Mimaki UJF-3042MkII. “I wish we had discovered it earlier”, says co-founder
The speed of 3D print development over the past few years has frustrated and excited in equal measure. No one would deny the compelling vision presented by a technology that offers the chance to essentially manufacture on demand or the…
With the help of PrintFactory, leading signage company Signtech has transformed their workflow - achieving consistent colour output across devices and boosting production by 25%. Harnessing PrintFactory’s cloud-based solution has also had the hidden impact of improving staff morale as…
Signbox, the award-winning signage pioneer, has transformed a complex neon bar code wall art concept into a show-stopping LED illumination installation at One Bartholomew, an iconic new Grade A office building in Barts Square in the City of London.
When PhD student and senior lecturer, Brent Hardy-Smith discovered the textile department’s new Mimaki UJF, he saw a great deal of potential.
The print market has become adept at managing change and embracing new technology and markets for a number of years. Now environmentally friendly, cardboard coffin producer, LifeArt is offering a great opportunity to diversify once more into a huge new…
The sign and graphics industry is now more accessible than it’s ever been. With a little investment, a workshop and a design software package, almost anyone can become a graphics specialist overnight. However, even with the resources readily available to…
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