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  • East London community printer launches after £1m...
    East London community printer launches after £1m kit haul

    Based under a railway arch in Tower Hamlets, the commercial print start-up is overseen by general manager Gulzar Shuvo. It aims to serve clients in the local community, with a particular focus on printing...


  • Sato UK in £1.1m Mark Andy investment
    Sato UK in £1.1m Mark Andy investment

    The Performance Series P3 and P5 six-colour presses replaced two 20-year-old Mark Andy 2200 machines and went live last month in a new £7m facility beside the company's existing base. They run alongside...


  • Mark Andy acquires Kluge in latest consolidation play
    Mark Andy acquires Kluge in latest consolidation play

    The deal for the manufacturer of print finishing equipment for foil stamping, die-cutting, embossing, folding and gluing and UV coating kit is the latest in a series of takeovers for Mark Andy. In March...


  • ECM Print Finishers in MBO investment
    ECM Print Finishers in MBO investment

    Costing around £82,000, the kit was refurbished by MBO in Germany and supplied by Friedheim International. It was installed at the Preston, Lancashire-based trade finisher?s 1,020sqm premises earlier this...


  • Culture secretary green-lights Reach/N&S merger
    Culture secretary green-lights Reach/N&S merger

    Culture secretary Matt Hancock announced on Wednesday (20 June) that there will be no further public interest or competition probes into the merger of Trinity Mirror and Northern & Shell, which has collectively...


  • Four new board members for SMP
    Four new board members for SMP

    Judith Donovan, chair of the SMP, a professional body that represents 150 mailing houses across the UK, said the board was raised from 10 to 14 members to ?widen the type of representation?, but in particular...


  • New owner for Four Way Print and sister firm
    New owner for Four Way Print and sister firm

    Cornwall-based B1 printer Four Way was sold to business consultant John Freeman on 17 May, after director Stephen Shaw decided to retire. Shaw's fellow directors, sales director Stephen Lewis and production...


  • Clifton Packaging in Koenig & Bauer spend
    Clifton Packaging in Koenig & Bauer spend

    The KBA Flexotecnica Evo XD was installed at the Leicester-based company?s 6,500sqm premises earlier this year and has been fully up and running ?almost non-stop? for around two months. Primarily used...


  • Perfect Colours takes on NS Multi LG exclusive UK...
    Perfect Colours takes on NS Multi LG exclusive UK distribution

    New Solution Engineering launched its new model at Fespa in Berlin last month and the first one in the UK arrived at an undisclosed location in the Midlands last week. The device costs just over £80,000...


  • Roland DG and Epson haul aids expansion at Reproflex 3
    Roland DG and Epson haul aids expansion at Reproflex 3

    All three machines were taken on in April at the firm?s 1,160sqm premises in Cramlington, Northumberland. The Soljet was brought in to replace a Roland VersaCamm VS-300i graphics printer which is now...


  • T Shirt & Sons installs Europe's first Kornit Vulcan
    T Shirt & Sons installs Europe's first Kornit Vulcan

    The machine cost around $900,000 (£683,000) and was installed at the 160-staff base in Westbury, Wiltshire, a month ago. The company, which also employs 40 staff in Holland, is now looking to open a...


  • Hickling & Squires in Xerox Iridesse UK first
    Hickling & Squires in Xerox Iridesse UK first

    The Newthorpe, Nottingham-based business has purchased the machine ? direct from Xerox ? alongside a new Xerox Versant 3100 to boost its capacity and enable it to offer a wider variety of colour printing...


  • BPIF urges printers to sign up to Climate Change...
    BPIF urges printers to sign up to Climate Change Levy reduction scheme

    The trade association insists printers could save well over £10,000 and has been working hard to get as many eligible companies onto its scheme before the deadline on 31 July 2018. ?Energy prices are...


  • Fujifilm invests in workflow resource
    Fujifilm invests in workflow resource

    Tony Williams and Mike Edkins have joined the set of specialists headed by solutions support manager Stuart Blackham, taking the number on the team to nine. ?We?ve expanded the workflow team and taken...


  • Future Print Leeds adds two specialist services to...
    Future Print Leeds adds two specialist services to portfolio

    The company set up funeralprintingdirect.co.uk in March to provide orders of service, announcements and thank you cards for customers. Mugs2go.co.uk followed soon after in April, providing printed mugs...


  • Campaigners say plain packaging is failing
    Campaigners say plain packaging is failing

    Independent evidence from The Smoking Toolkit Study, a national programme run by University College London and endorsed by the Department of Health, has found that smoking rates have increased since plain...


  • Pureprint launches carbon-balancing service
    Pureprint launches carbon-balancing service

    Since 2007 Pureprint has purchased nearly 30,000 tonnes of carbon offsets, equivalent to the carbon from 105 million economy flight miles or almost 86 million car miles. The new initiative coincides...


  • Northern Flags in £500k Agfa spend
    Northern Flags in £500k Agfa spend

    The lion's share of the spend was for a second Avinci DX3200 dye-sub and an Anapurna M3200i roll-to-roll printer. Having been the first UK firm to take on a DX3200 in April last year, Leeds-based Northern...


  • Fujifilm files $1bn suit against Xerox
    Fujifilm files $1bn suit against Xerox

    The suit was filed with the federal court for the southern district of New York in Manhattan, US, yesterday (18 June). In the court papers, Fujifilm accused Xerox of breaking its agreement by making a...


  • Half-million enhancement for Frip's foilers
    Half-million enhancement for Frip's foilers

    At its 2,323sqm main base in Hinckley, the finishing specialist took on the Brausse as an update for the 17-year-old Bobst machine, due to its ability to take an increased sheet length of 1,060mm over...


  • Revenue and profit up again at DS Smith
    Revenue and profit up again at DS Smith

    In the results for the 12 months to 30 April 2018, announced today, the London-headquartered business said its adjusted pre-tax profit was up by 21% from £391m in 2017 to £473m, representing a 17% increase...


  • Feldmuehle Uetersen sale confirmed
    Feldmuehle Uetersen sale confirmed

    Following reports last month that the business, which filed for insolvency in January, had been acquired by a holding company, the buyer?s identity has now been unveiled as a subsidiary of Berlin-based...


  • Fujifilm seeks legal backing to enforce Xerox deal
    Fujifilm seeks legal backing to enforce Xerox deal

    According to a report in the New York Post on Friday (15 June), the move flies in the face of a supposedly successful attempt to halt the $6.1bn (£4.5bn) merger by activist investors Carl Icahn and Darwin...


  • Oppboga Bruk eyes UK growth as new hires free up MD
    Oppboga Bruk eyes UK growth as new hires free up MD

    Both starting at the business on 1 June, Fredrik Johansson will be based in Sweden and will focus on the Nordic markets while Mark Khoukh will be based in Switzerland and will focus on the DACH region (Germany,...


  • H&H Reeds celebrates anniversary with fundraiser
    H&H Reeds celebrates anniversary with fundraiser

    The team from the Penrith-based company will complete a course winding across Cumbria over seven days from Monday 2 and Tuesday 10 July. In total, 22 members of staff, half of the workforce, will take...


  • Baker Labels' £40k investment brings in Roland DG...
    Baker Labels' £40k investment brings in Roland DG and Matrix

    The two new machines were delivered in April and will enable Baker's team, recently increased to 78 with the addition of a raft of ?young, fresh talent?, to broaden its skills base.  Brentwood, Essex-based...


  • Continental printer targets UK retail work
    Continental printer targets UK retail work

    Netherlands headquartered print group Em. de Jong has acquired a majority stake in German web printer Jungfer Druckerei und Verlag. Jungfer runs nine web presses and prints around 130,000 tonnes of...


  • Bradley Group buys Speedmaster from collapsed Stones
    Bradley Group buys Speedmaster from collapsed Stones

    Peter Bradley, managing director of the Northern Ireland-headquartered group, told PrintWeek the nearly-new press, which Stones had only installed last summer, had registered fewer than five million impressions...


  • UK printers on the ball as World Cup 2018 kicks off
    UK printers on the ball as World Cup 2018 kicks off

    With Russia set to face Saudi Arabia in the opening match of the tournament in Moscow at 4pm today, plenty of print companies have been preparing for the big event with jobs to help push their own brands,...


  • Kongsberg X24 is a 'perfect match' for Fantasy...
    Kongsberg X24 is a 'perfect match' for Fantasy Prints' Vutek

    Delivered in March, the 1.6x3.2m cutter replaced an ageing Summa F1612 flatbed cutter that could not keep up with the higher productivity of Northumberland-based Fantasy?s Vutek, which was delivered in...


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