UK and Ireland Mimaki distributor, Hybrid Services has announced the appointment of Brett Newman as its managing director. Having held the role of chief operations manager at the company since 2017, Newman’s promotion sees him take overall responsibility for the day-to-day running of the business along with increased involvement in the company’s strategic direction.

Roland DG EMEA today announces the new ZT-1900, its largest, most productive textile printer to date. The ZT-1900 1.9m wide high-production dye-sublimation printer offers fast ROI due to impressively low running costs and efficient ink performance. It delivers superb quality print on applications including; fashion, sportswear, personalised interior decoration and soft signage.

At Heytex we set standards with our innovative products with the aim to maximise the benefit for our customers and society.

DuPont Image Solutions announced the new series for its Pigment Inks portfolio, DuPont™ Artistri® Xite P2700.

oOh!media has launched a campaign exclusive to Melbourne, showcasing works by Australian artists from contemporary commercial gallery STATION across its classic street furniture and rail sites.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, local business owners like Pam and Bill Joles of the International Minute Press printing franchise in Gastonia have worked harder than ever to adapt and serve their communities. Pam says, “We have always been right here and we remain in service to our local business and community every day, all day.”

Durham Box is the first packaging manufacturer in the U.K. to upgrade its EFI™ Nozomi C18000 single-pass inkjet digital corrugated printer with white UV LED ink from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. The upgrade to print with white ink gives the County Durham, England-based corrugated packaging business the power to expand its customer reach as well as provide its customers a competitive edge – thanks to the ability to print a broader range of high-end packaging, point-of-sale (POS) display graphics and free-standing display unit (FSDU) designs.

Chongolove, a new company offering a free app enabling users to make and deliver custom videos, chose Color-Logic metallic embellishments to enhance their product. Chongolove buyers, after downloading the Chongolove app, scan a Chongolove sticker with their smartphone and use the app to record a video targeted at a specific friend or relative. The Chongolove sticker then may be attached to a greeting card, postcard, or gift. Upon receipt, the sticker recipient can scan the sticker and view the custom video. Chongolove stickers are sold on the Amazon website in sets of three for less than US$7; the app is free.

Monadnock Paper Mills, Inc., the oldest continuously operating paper mill in the United States, is pleased to announce the expansion of its alternative fiber offerings with Monadnock Hemp Envi™ Performance Board.

In the course of 30 years, Zerhusen Kartonagen GmbH has evolved from a small packaging supplier to one of Germany's largest manufacturers and converters of corrugated cardboard. The family business was quick to recognize the potential of digital technologies and knows how and where to implement them profitably. The most recent milestone was the opening of a new development center furnished with the latest Zünd cutting equipment.

Esko has scooped a 2020 InterTechTM Technology Award from PRINTING United Alliance, after developing a new prepress tool to make trapping jobs up to 70 per cent faster and unerringly accurate.

Tarsus Group, organiser of Labelexpo Europe, is planning to deliver its most ambitious show to date in a year from now, bringing the global industry back together after the challenges faced from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Enfocus, the leader in PDF quality control, advanced PDF editing and workflow automation for the graphic arts industry announces the release of BoardingPass pre-release 2. Beginning in July, BoardingPass was offered as a public pre-release. BoardingPass gives customer facing print service staff the ability to quickly check a PDF file and provide timely feedback. The free public pre-release program will run until the release of the final product.

Eight young people will start their vocational training at ONLINEPRINTERS in September and October 2020. They will be trained as media technologists in various fields or IT specialists. "Training our own young talent is very important to us because it enables us to qualify specialists who are professionals in our industrial printing environment. Training is therefore a crucial element for us in securing the future of our site since we continue to grow and need skilled specialists," Roland Keppler says; he is the CEO of the ONLINEPRINTERS Group. The majority of the company's trainees continue their careers at ONLINEPRINTERS after successfully completing their apprenticeship.

A host of high-profile speakers are set to join Labelexpo’s first Virtual Label Summit, taking place online between 28 September and 2 October 2020, and designed around five key themes.

Toyo Ink Europe Specialty Chemicals S.A.S. (TIESC), a member of the Toyo Ink Group, has developed a whole new range of Lioplax® black plastic masterbatch for near-infrared (NIR) sorting and subsequent material recovery. The new packaging masterbatch supports the recyclability of black plastic waste that is currently destined for landfill, thus helping our customers in closing the loop on the circular economy.

Direct Color Systems is pleased to announce the release of the UV-84DTS – a new 4’ x 8’ (120cm x 243cm) UV LED printer. “This release positions the company to offer innovative UV printers to a wider audience,” says Tom Kaplinski, President & CEO. “We incorporated the needs and requests of our customers in the development of this release and are proud to add this wide format printer to our complete lineup.”

THE STYLISH interiors created for a Newcastle bar have taken a top honour at a prestigious international awards ceremony.

Managing partners at Print-Impress, Kieron Eaves and Amy Fairclough invested in this LED UV direct-to-object printer to offer unique products for their online seasonally driven personalised gift company.

Following the success of the first FuturePrint Virtual Summit which ran 2-4 June, the second FuturePrint Virtual Summit has gained an exciting array of Technology Content Partners eager to share news, views, insight and technological innovation at the second instalment of the virtual event.

For a good cause, Canon wants to go way up: On September 26th, the company will print the longest digital photo in the world on the Oberstdorf ski jump. With the world record attempt, Canon supports “Look! eV “, an association for child and victim aid. The campaign takes place as part of the 8th Oberstdorf Photo Summit, at which numerous offers and exhibitions around photography await those interested and fans of photography and video formats from September 23rd to 27th. Interested parties can follow the campaign shortly at www.worldrecord.canon.de and join the charity campaign.

With the goal of helping sign and large format businesses have a strong final quarter of 2020 as they get back to work and re-open, SAi has announced details of its next ‘Workflow Wednesday’ online educational session.

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