Mimaki, a leading manufacturer of inkjet printers and cutting systems, unveils Innovation Days (2-4 June 2021), a collaborative virtual event, bringing together Mimaki’s regional offices to encourage and nurture innovation in the printing sector. The programme of events, led by experts from Mimaki Japan, USA and Europe, will focus on addressing the needs of customers and prospects in their local markets, as well as demands across sectors (sign graphics, industrial, textile and 3D) to overcome today’s challenges and drive success within the industry. Attendees will also have the opportunity to further explore the newest additions to Mimaki’s product portfolio, the JFX550, JFX600 and SUJV-160, through live demonstrations following the launch of these solutions at virtual.drupa.

With more than 50 years of innovation at their heart, Matic launch a next generation of Industry 4.0 sewing system.

Large-format graphics production and installation company N3 Display Graphics recently used Drytac Polar Street FX aluminium print media to produce a range of eye-catching outdoor floor graphics to promote social distancing across the city of Bristol.

Women with ovarian cancer in the UK have joined forces with others in New Zealand and the United States to organise an international billboard campaign to draw attention to a disease which lacks vital research funding.

The winning design in a Design-a-Bus-Wrap student art contest was launched on a full-size 35-foot local bus in Lake County, Ohio, last week. Olivia Indre, a senior at Mentor High School, won first prize for her design entry themed, “For a Greener Future.” Her wrap design will be displayed on the bus for six months.

HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ) and Cimpress (Nasdaq: CMPR), the world leader in mass customization, today announced a multi-year, strategic agreement for a large-scale investment in next-generation HP Indigo digital presses to grow the online personalized print product market.

Signs Express (Gloucester) is happy to announce Ben Walker as the new owner of the business, having taken over ownership of the business following Daryll Lillie’s decision to sell the company, having been at the helm for 10 years.

Xeikon America, Inc. and Grandville Printing Company today (6th May) announced that Grandville has become the first North American print provider to acquire Xeikon’s newest graphic arts press, the Xeikon SX30000. Grandville is a large midwestern printer with printing capabilities at three locations, and has a total of eight Xeikon presses.

Following the success of Fujifilm and Inca Digital's Onset X HS range, the ultra-high productivity large format series now comes with automated technology to assist with long run production. It also slashes job changeover times and reduces the need for manual intervention between runs.

Kernow North America, leading manufacturer of OEM certified printable digital synthetic papers, has introduced a unique one part textured printable PVC-Free outdoor floor graphic media to their Wide format KernowJet range.

Colgate-Palmolive, Amgen, Mars, and Newell Brands are confirmed to have joined the speaking lineup at EskoWorld 2021, a free-to-attend virtual brand conference that will be held on May 19th - 20th and headlined by McKinsey & Company.

Avery Dennison today announced its ambition to be net-zero on greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. This commitment comes as the company raises the bar on its sustainability goals with new targets for 2030.

Leading Out-Of-Home advertising company JCDecaux has taken adidas’ sustainability credentials to a new level with a green bus shelter takeover to launch their Stan Smith sustainable sneakers.

Nottingham-based Sign Up Systems has become an accredited installer and solutions provider for the PONGS® Descor® textile architecture system from CMYUK.  It will now offer acoustic solutions, and leverage the growing interest in interior textile architecture both for the corporate and consumer market.

Diageo global media director, marketing, Isabel Massey and Clear Channel France Présidente Boutaïna Araki have joined the line-up of speakers for the World Out of Home Organization's European Forum, hosted from London on May 18.

Epson today announced Leapin' Lizards Labels, one of Colorado's leading custom label providers, has installed a third Epson SurePress® L-4533AW to its fleet. The third digital label press delivers efficiencies in operation and expands its volume of label output for small batch producers across a range of industries, including health and beauty, food and beverage, cannabis, retail, nutraceuticals, and more. Leapin' Lizards Labels added its third SurePress L-4533AW digital label press to keep up with increased demand and meet quick turnaround requirements.

For the last three years, Hollywood Monster has actively been committed to putting sustainability right at the heart of its business ethos. They have researched, sourced, tested and engaged with new, innovative suppliers to help them replace the majority of their materials with viable, eco-friendly alternatives.

Kornit Digital (Nasdaq: KRNT), a worldwide market leader in digital textile printing technology, today announced that global online fashion retailer ASOS and its supplier Fashion-Enter Ltd. are implementing Kornit Presto to explore the future opportunities presented by on-demand manufacturing.

Roland DGA Corporation, a leading provider of large-format inkjet printers, printer/cutters, and other advanced digital devices, has introduced V-BOND Ink for use with new VersaUV® LEF2 series flatbed UV printers. In addition to imaging beautifully, delivering exceptional color results, and adhering well to a vast array of substrates, the new low-VOC, Nickel-free ink is compliant with both the CPSIA (Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act) and California Proposition 65. Meeting these important safety standards creates new, potentially lucrative opportunities for LEF2 users, including entry into the toy personalization and customization market.

DDP group company JK Inks has inaugurated Novedrate 2, a new facility for the production of reactive inks at its headquarters site in Novedrate, just north of Milan. The new plant is fully dedicated to the production of reactive inks, which will be distributed in an innovative new packaging system. The move will enable JK Inks to expand its position in the digital textile market as a supplier of dye-sublimation, pigment, disperse and now the new Digistar Bellagio reactive inks.

Ricoh USA, Inc. and Ultimate TechnoGraphics today announced their enhanced global partnership that will offer digital print providers improved upstream workflow automation at a reduced price. This expanded collaboration between the companies will equate to increased flexibility, control, and visibility over jobs at any point in production for printers.

Halstan has purchased a varioPRINT iX3200, following the successful implementation of a Canon varioPRINT i300 in 2019. The new device will offer high quality colour book production, whilst improving overall efficiency and increasing capacity.

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