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Monthly Archives: December 2020


Covid impact and good news grab the August headlines

Our round-up of the most read news from August, where investments and, unsurprisingly, the impact of Covid-19 were the hottest topics. 1 Solopress pivots with inkjet web install 3,122 clicksSolopress has bought the world’s first HP PageWide T250 HD inkjet web press and will use it for commercial – and publishing – [...]

By |2020-12-31T02:38:07-06:00December 31st, 2020|RSS News|0 Comments

January offers a taste of things to come in a momentous year

While coronavirus was still largely considered a problem in other countries back in January, in what was perhaps a sign of things to come the year started off with a glut of insolvencies and M&A deals. 1 End of the line for historic print firm 8,751 clicksLong-established Thomas Loughlin (Liverpool) is shutting [...]

By |2020-12-27T08:30:20-06:00December 27th, 2020|RSS News|0 Comments

Wishing our readers a merry Christmas and a happy New Year

While Christmas this year is set to be very different for many of us, rest assured that some traditions endure, and Printweek will be publishing fresh articles every day over the festive period. There’s no doubt that in many ways this is going to be the most unusual of Christmases, but two [...]

By |2020-12-23T14:24:09-06:00December 23rd, 2020|RSS News|0 Comments

Manroland Goss boosts packaging offer with Thallo buy

Manroland Goss Group has beefed up its packaging offering with the acquisition of the Thallo business from former sister company Contiweb. Manroland Goss Group is the worldwide business of Manroland Goss Web Systems (MGWS). Thallo web presses are targeted at runs that are too short to be profitable using flexo or gravure, [...]

By |2020-12-19T20:20:38-06:00December 19th, 2020|RSS News|0 Comments

Banbury Litho enhances wide-format arm

Banbury Litho has bolstered its in-house wide-format ops with the installation of a Mimaki JFX200-2513 EX flatbed UV printer and an Esko Kongsberg X24 Edge digital cutter with i-Cut software. The two new machines, which were supplied by CMYUK and installed in November, continue the Oxford-based company’s transition “towards a strong new future [...]

By |2020-12-16T02:17:28-06:00December 16th, 2020|RSS News|0 Comments

New procurement firm aims to plug print buying gap

A new print procurement consortium has recruited a raft of industry experts and plans to roll out a new ‘no cost’ model to clients. Print Hub Global went live this month. It is helmed by managing director Chris Kelly, who was previously sales and marketing director at Hollywood Monster. Ryan Keeley, who [...]

By |2020-12-12T08:14:45-06:00December 12th, 2020|RSS News|0 Comments

Fespa pushes back flagship event again

Fespa has been forced to reschedule its Global Print Expo for a third time, with the 2021 exhibition now slated to take place in the autumn following its Amsterdam venue clearing its calendar of international events in Q1. Fespa’s flagship exhibition, which is co-located with European Sign Expo, will remain at the [...]

By |2020-12-08T14:09:55-06:00December 8th, 2020|RSS News|0 Comments

Paragon CC teams with Royal Mail on Covid testing

Paragon Customer Communications has scooped a huge contract to partner with Royal Mail on the delivery of Covid-19 home testing kits. The multi-million pound contract was procured via the new Crown Commercial Service postal services framework. Royal Mail will deliver the kits for the Department of Health & Social Care seven days [...]

By |2020-12-04T20:09:24-06:00December 4th, 2020|RSS News|0 Comments

Printing Expo opens virtual doors

Online exhibition Printing Expo has gone live with its first tranche of exhibitors. The event, billed as “the world’s most interactive online print exhibition experience” was announced in April and opened its virtual doors this morning (30 November). Printing Expo is organised by Resolve Business Management and uses the V-Ex Virtual Exhibition [...]

By |2020-12-01T02:06:57-06:00December 1st, 2020|RSS News|0 Comments