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Monthly Archives: September 2018

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Former Anton directors set up new business

Three former Anton Group directors have elected to “do it our way” and have established Sinatra Marketing Group, to offer commercial print and mailing services. Sinatra has its sights on specialising in one-piece mailers Cousins Gary and Barry Knight and Warren Pether began trading from a 1,580sqm site in Rayleigh, Essex, in July. [...]

By |2018-09-24T08:40:20-06:00September 24th, 2018|RSS News|0 Comments

IGS launches new UV printers and cutters

International Graphic Supplies has introduced new ranges of LED-UV flatbed printers and cutters to the UK market. The Platinum printers range in format size from 600x900mm to 2.5x3m The Caldicot, Monmouthshire-based machinery and consumables supplier has launched the Platinum range of five LED-UV printers, varying in printable format size from 600x900mm up to [...]

By |2018-09-24T08:12:17-06:00September 24th, 2018|RSS News|0 Comments

Colourfast in UK first with Keyline MIS

Financial sector print specialist Colourfast Financial is set to branch out into commercial print markets with a new web-to-print system as it becomes the first UK company to use the Keyline MIS. Bacon (centre left): "Keyline will come to the very front of the market and we will be right there with them" [...]

By |2018-09-24T07:03:20-06:00September 24th, 2018|RSS News|0 Comments

Taylor Bloxham secures colour quality accreditation

Print and marketing communications company Taylor Bloxham Group has been awarded the BPIF Colour Quality Management Scheme certification for ISO 12647:2013. Taylor Bloxham Group secured the colour quality certification earlier this month The certification was awarded to the Leicester-headquartered firm by UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service) accredited body Print and Media Certification earlier [...]

By |2018-09-24T06:27:09-06:00September 24th, 2018|RSS News|0 Comments

New board structure at Clays

A revamp of the Clays board under its new ownership has resulted in the return of a former managing director of the business as a non-exec. Clays: new owners "determined to support business in fullest possible way" The Bungay firm was acquired for £23.8m at the beginning of May by Elcograf, a division [...]

By |2018-09-21T09:40:40-06:00September 21st, 2018|RSS News|0 Comments

Shawpak doubles part production speed with £600k investment

Shawpak has invested £600,000 in a Chiron vertical milling machine to double the speed at which it can produce parts for its thermoforming machines. Wade (r): "We want our customers to know we are investing in our business" In May, the Derby-based subsidiary of Riverside Medical Packaging announced its intention to reach a [...]

By |2018-09-21T08:08:42-06:00September 21st, 2018|RSS News|0 Comments

Zanders ‘on right path’ to exit insolvency

Zanders expects to have sealed a deal with a new investor by the end of the year. The Zanders manufacturing site near Cologne The German paper maker was among a number of non-integrated producers to be hit by big increases in input costs, including pulp, and began insolvency proceedings over the summer. [...]

By |2018-09-21T07:43:12-06:00September 21st, 2018|RSS News|0 Comments

Heidelberg senior hires to assist digital transformation

Heidelberg has filled three key management positions as it continues to make organisational changes while pursuing its digital transformation. Mechling is taking over as chief marketing officer at Heidelberg Effective from 1 October, Sonja Mechling, who is joining the company from Robert Bosch Smart Home, is taking over as the manufacturer’s chief marketing [...]

By |2018-09-21T07:16:50-06:00September 21st, 2018|RSS News|0 Comments

Adapt opens new HP Latex R-Series showroom

Adapt, the exclusive UK distributor for HP's Latex R-Series hybrid production printers, has opened a new showroom dedicated to the technology. HP's Phil Oakley (L) with Adapt's Richard Barham The Manchester-based centre houses an R2000 as well as an application area. With an expansive range of materials in stock at Adapt, from boards [...]

By |2018-09-21T06:21:27-06:00September 21st, 2018|RSS News|0 Comments

Pair jailed over fake passports and ID cards

Two men have been sent to jail for running a criminal business making and supplying false passports and ID documents. Alpire Alpire (L) and Guzman-Murillo were jailed on Tuesday Bolivian nationals Marcelo Alpire Alpire and Juan Carlos Guzman-Murillo were sentenced on Tuesday (18 September) in a hearing at Inner London Crown Court.The convictions [...]

By |2018-09-20T11:36:01-06:00September 20th, 2018|RSS News|0 Comments