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Monthly Archives: February 2019

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TCS secures UK Mamo distribution deal

Terry Cooper Services (TCS) has become the exclusive UK distributor for Italian manufacturer Mamo’s range of finishing equipment. The Lega 420M is suitable for both hard and soft book covers The portfolio, which will be supplied by TCS with immediate effect, includes laminating, folding, creasing, binding and packaging machines.Central to the line-up is [...]

By |2019-02-28T12:04:13-06:00February 28th, 2019|RSS News|0 Comments

Reach could re-shore Mirror magazines

News publisher Reach is reviewing the production of its supplements that are currently printed on the continent as part of its Brexit risk assessment, in a move that could see the printing of more than a million magazines a week return to the UK. Mirror: weekend supplements printed in Germany for past three [...]

By |2019-02-28T10:27:19-06:00February 28th, 2019|RSS News|0 Comments

De La Rue takes on tobacco task for HMRC

HMRC aims to crack down on the illicit sale of tobacco products through a new multimillion-pound contract with De La Rue. Trace and trace tech should cut down on counterfeit products The five-year, £3.5m deal involves the deployment of De La Rue’s track and trace technology on 1.7bn packets of cigarettes and hand [...]

By |2019-02-28T09:06:50-06:00February 28th, 2019|RSS News|0 Comments

Paper cup maker brings in Speedmaster for first in-house printing

Printed paper cup specialist Scyphus has taken on a five-colour Heidelberg Speedmaster CD 74 perfector to bring printing in-house for the first time. Scyphus has outsourced its printing for the past 10 years Northampton-based Scyphus previously provided its signature printed cups by outsourcing the print process to a local business.Managing director Lez Carr [...]

By |2019-02-28T07:31:26-06:00February 28th, 2019|RSS News|0 Comments

Heidelberg UK hosts Grazia fashion shoot

Heidelberg UK was the backdrop for some industrial couture when Grazia magazine took over its Brentford showroom for a fashion shoot. Grazia's model posed in front of Heidelberg's Speedmaster presses The company was contacted earlier this year by the fashion magazine, which was keen to use its showroom as the background for an [...]

By |2019-02-27T09:48:40-06:00February 27th, 2019|RSS News|0 Comments

NB Colour upgrades digital with HP Indigo investment

Commercial printer NB Colour Print has upgraded its digital capability after investing in an HP Series 3 Indigo 7R press. Nelson (left) with digital print manager David Lee The family-owned company invested around £230,000 in the press, which was installed at its 2,800sqm premises in Chorley, Lancashire at the end of December.The machine, [...]

By |2019-02-27T08:46:51-06:00February 27th, 2019|RSS News|0 Comments

No deal Brexit assessment: industry response

Print and paper industry business leaders have reacted to the government’s latest impact assessment report on a possible no deal Brexit. Brexit: a huge business concern for printers With just 30 days to go until Brexit and no sign of a revamped deal that could gain Parliamentary approval, the prospect of Brexit being [...]

By |2019-02-27T08:05:32-06:00February 27th, 2019|RSS News|0 Comments

Fespa boosts size of fashion textiles showcase for 2019

Fespa will nearly double the floorspace of its Print Make Wear fast fashion textile printing showcase for the 2019 edition of the show. Print Make Wear covered 350.5sqm at Fespa 2018 Set to take place in Munich, Germany, on 14-17 May, Fespa 2019 will see the feature, which was new for 2018, grow [...]

By |2019-02-27T01:39:16-06:00February 27th, 2019|RSS News|0 Comments

Accent takes new Matrix for ‘extra touch of glitz’

Accent Commercial Resources has invested in a Vivid Matrix MX-530s laminator which brings the firm’s foil-blocking capabilities in-house for the first time. Pile (left): Accent will benefit from Vivid's "support and technical knowhow" The new unit was installed at Accent’s 190sqm Derby premises in late December and replaced a Foliant model. It was [...]

By |2019-02-26T10:47:55-06:00February 26th, 2019|RSS News|0 Comments

Repro entrepreneur Roy Holmes passes away

Roy Holmes, who was a leading light in the repro business during its glory years, has died aged 76. Holmes: praised for his "determination, expertise and drive" From humble beginnings Holmes went on to set up two of the industry’s biggest pre-press businesses, back in the days “when repro was repro” said former [...]

By |2019-02-26T09:22:48-06:00February 26th, 2019|RSS News|0 Comments