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A year of 80th anniversary celebrations at one of the UK’s largest independent printing companies has culminated with the inclusion of its CEO on a list of the 100 most powerful people in the industry.

Orbus Exhibit & Display Group®, one of North America’s leading wholesale suppliers and manufacturers of display, exhibit, graphic and event solutions is excited to share a new website design and enhancements on Orbus.com and a new corporate video.

Roland DGA Corporation, a leading provider of wide-format inkjet printers and other digital imaging devices, has made several recent personnel changes to strengthen its sales, product management and service teams.

Graphic display specialist Leach has helped bring a prestigious art exhibition to life at the iconic Louvre museum in France.

In an unprecedented move, the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) has created a Suppliers and Manufacturers Council (SMC), an elite group of industry leaders who will advise the association on issues and concerns related to the future success of their companies, their customers and, more importantly, the printing industry.

Signage and printing specialists Allen Signs is capping off a successful year of fundraising by donating 3,000 sheets of festive wrapping paper in aid of St Barnabas Hospice.

Onlineprinters has continued its support of Refugio, a non-profit counselling and treatment centre for traumatised refugees, by donating EUR 5,000 this year. Along with the donation, Onlineprinters printed exhibition catalogues of project pictures made in art therapy class. The catalogue highlights the healing effect of art to process traumatic experiences. This makes the catalogue a valuable tool for Refugio to support their public relations and as a gift to donors and sponsors. The centre offers various services to help young refugees find their way back to a normal life after suffering traumatic experiences.

Drytac, a leading international manufacturer of self-adhesive materials for the large format print and signage markets, has appointed Aimie Rosser to the position of Customer Service Associate.

Women have always played important roles in manufacturing – a fact acknowledged by Metalforming Magazine in its December 2018 issue with a special section recognizing “Women of Excellence.” Erika Klein, Vice President of Research and Development for Global Shop Solutions, a leading provider of ERP software for manufacturers around the globe, has been selected to receive this recognition.

Paragon Group, the leading provider of customer communications, identification and graphics services, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Magenta Print & Display which will become part of Paragon Display Solutions business in the UK. Magenta employs about 75 people and has an annual turnover of around £10m. Following the acquisition, Paragon Group revenues will exceed €700m during the coming financial year.

Epson have announced Equipment Zone in New Jersey has opened its Epson Certified Solution Center. As the first Epson Certified Solution center located on the East Coast, potential Epson customers can visit Equipment Zone to engage with product experts and run test print samples using their own files on the Epson dye-sublimation, signage, photography, and direct-to-garment (DTG) solutions.

GH Display has announced the acquisition of Hytner Exhibition Limited for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition will combine the complimentary skills held across the two exhibition and display companies and increase the operating space to offer an even better service to customers.

Vibrant, yet mellow PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral embraces us with warmth and nourishment to provide comfort and buoyancy in our continually shifting environment.

This year’s British Sign Awards proved an eventful one for Roland DG. Organised by the British Sign and Graphics Association (BSGA), the British Sign Awards aims to recognise innovation and excellence in the field of sign-making. The gala awards ceremony was held on Thursday, 8 November 2018 at the Athena Centre in Leicester, a former Odeon cinema and now a striking landmark of the city.

The Ghent Workgroup (GWG) has created a new landing page and published a new White Paper focusing on Packaging and Label production. This follows the recent announcement of a new ISO Standard 19593-1. The paper reviews today's trends, while the landing page includes discussion with leading players regarding the growth of the packaging sector and the upsurge in specialist and unique applications. It also reviews the development of digitization for printing and packaging technologies and processes. It focuses on GWG's work with packaging production specifications to date and the opportunities for the future of the entire packaging pre-production workflow.

Metamark has appointed Daryl Hanzal to the role of *VP Sales, USA.* The role reports to Metamark’s recently appointed VP of International Sales, Shaun Hobson, and is based in the United States where Daryl will be responsible for supporting and growing Metamark’s network of distribution partners.

Hop Industries, manufacturer of the durable Hop-Syn synthetic paper today announces the availability of a new tips guide for offset printing on plastic substrates. “Quality Assurance Tips for Offset Printing” is a handy reference guide for press operators to ensure consistent results throughout the printing process.

Signs Express is the largest provider of signs and graphics in the country, with a network of 65 centres around the UK and Ireland and have recently expanded with the newest addition in Macclesfield, Cheshire.
The arrival of the Signs Express centre brings new opportunities for businesses to benefit from the latest innovative signage solutions and exceptional services in Macclesfield and the surrounding areas including Wilmslow, Winsford, Poynton, Middlewich, Northwich, Altrincham, Alderley Edge and Knutsford.

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