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Castle revamps press hall with Rapida 106

[ad_1] Castle Colour Packaging is to install a seven-colour Rapida 106 with coater from Koenig & Bauer as a key component of its upgrade cycle. The B1 Rapida 106 runs at speeds up to 18,000sph The new press is set to arrive in April and is expected to be in operation in May. It expands [...]

By |2019-01-29T12:07:51-06:00January 29th, 2019|RSS News|0 Comments

Arcane revamps variable data setup with Amica install

[ad_1] Arcane Direct Marketing has invested in an Amica Morpho 216UV variable data inkjet system to increase the sophistication and flexibility of its direct mail output. Smith: latest investment in sophisticated variable data "not taken lightly" The system was supplied by L&M Imaging Systems in Halifax and installed at Arcane’s Birmingham base in mid-December, replacing [...]

By |2019-01-29T10:22:31-06:00January 29th, 2019|RSS News|0 Comments

Blake reshores production ahead of Brexit

[ad_1] Blake Envelopes has invested £2.7m to establish its most extensive production facility in the UK. Barter: "We are not a company that puts our heads under the cover" The new 2,790sqm factory is sited on the Lynx trading estate in Yeovil alongside Blake’s headquarters. It boasts 30 production machines including digital and litho printing [...]

By |2019-01-29T08:47:51-06:00January 29th, 2019|RSS News|0 Comments

Printster launches personalised Valentine’s wrap

[ad_1] Personalised print specialist Printster has launched a new product aimed at the Valentine’s gift market that enables customers to use photos of their own faces to create unique wrapping paper for their loved one. In Your Face is available in A1 or A2 sheets or rolls of up to 5m The 10-staff Bristol-based firm, [...]

By |2019-01-29T08:20:49-06:00January 29th, 2019|RSS News|0 Comments

Blackmore recognised in Kodak sustainability awards

[ad_1] Shaftesbury, Dorset-based printer Blackmore has been recognised in the 2018 Kodak Sonora Plate Green Leaf Awards. Blackmore uses Kodak’s Sonora X plate Now in their sixth year, Kodak said the awards “celebrate printing industry partners who are leaders in adopting sustainable practices and in offering their customers eco-friendly options for their printing needs”.In addition [...]

By |2019-01-28T14:43:55-06:00January 28th, 2019|RSS News|0 Comments

Digital growth outpacing print in ad expenditure report

[ad_1] A growing advertising market is starting to become less dependent on print as a shift to digital characterises the latest industry research. Direct mail has been directly hit by fears surrounding GDPR, says report The Advertising Association/WARC report for Q3 2018, released today, indicated a year-on-year rise in UK advertising expenditure of 5.1%, with [...]

By |2019-01-28T13:51:11-06:00January 28th, 2019|RSS News|0 Comments

YM Group appoints Ezzy to business development role

[ad_1] YM Group has bolstered its business development team with the appointment of former GI Solutions managing director Alistair Ezzy. Ezzy: "It’s an exciting time to be joining the YM Group" Ezzy will start in the newly created role as a director within the business development team next week.He had stepped down from his role [...]

By |2019-01-28T13:19:04-06:00January 28th, 2019|RSS News|0 Comments

Future unclear for Hélio Charleroi

[ad_1] Circle Media Group’s Hélio Charleroi gravure printing business has filed for bankruptcy. Hélio Charleroi: "not sustainable under current market conditions" The factory, in Fleurus to the south of Brussels, is the only gravure printer in Belgium.Hélio Charleroi issued a statement today (25 January), that said: “The Works Council of printing company Hélio has met [...]

By |2019-01-25T12:06:54-06:00January 25th, 2019|RSS News|0 Comments

Deltor takes B1 Komori to respond to market

[ad_1] Deltor Communications has invested in a Komori GL-540 with coater to boost its B1 capacity as demand from clients and trade continues to grow. Shannon: taking on conventional is "bucking the trend by not bucking the trend" Installed in November, the new press replaces a five-year-old Komori Lithrone LS-429 in order to accommodate increasing [...]

By |2019-01-25T10:34:07-06:00January 25th, 2019|RSS News|0 Comments

Pepper Communications goes solar | PrintWeek

[ad_1] Plymouth printer Pepper Communications has installed an array of solar PV panels onto the roof of its 2,800sqm premises in a bid to reduce its carbon footprint and save on energy costs. 356 solar panels have been installed onto Pepper's roof 356 280-Watt Q-Cells solar panels, which will generate more than 96,000kWh of energy [...]

By |2019-01-25T09:05:59-06:00January 25th, 2019|RSS News|0 Comments
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