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Labels are so well hidden in plain sight that many people are not aware of their omnipresence. Would you be able to guess how many labels you see on any given day, and how essential they are to help you make the right brand choices?

Nothing livens up a print creation quite like the eye-catching shimmer of foil. Yet few designers realize that this option stretches far beyond hot-foil stamping and cold foil transfer. Today, a range of new and emerging digital foiling techniques makes it possible to add the beauty and shine of foil to as few as 1, 10 or even 100 pieces, and to customize those effects on each and every one.

To commemorate the First World War Centenary, Signs Express (Central Lancashire) assisted Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in installing a 5:1 replica of the Menin Gate memorial flowered in over 30,000 hand-knitted poppies.

Roland DG has already discovered many Roland Heroes, with more to be revealed as the search for the most incredible Roland users continues.

The success Echo House has had with its new five metre, super-wide format Acuity Ultra since its installation in June 2018, has led the company to agree a new phase of its partnership with Fujifilm which will see a brand new machine installed. The new printer, which is still in development, will form a new addition to the Acuity Ultra range. With precise specifications still to be confirmed, this smaller format model is set to offer the same print carriage configuration and deliver the same level of quality at comparable speeds to the 5 and 3.2 metre models currently available on the market. The new model will be installed at Echo House in January 2019.

We are proud to announce that we’ve officially joined the Hobs Repro family. In combining forces, we have become part of the largest independent reprographics provider in the whole of the UK.

Retail signage & display Wrights Plastics has announced that James Ivison has joined the company as Senior Relationship Executive.

Established in 1989 and celebrating their 30th anniversary next year, Signs Express has developed into the largest network of sign production centres in the UK and is growing at its fastest rate in more than 10 years. The addition of a centre opening in Salisbury is the fourth new centre the franchise has opened this year making a total of 67 centres across the UK.

On Wednesday, November 14, Canon organizes the fifth edition of the' Interior innovations with print 'event: the event for professionals who want to know more about the power of print for interior applications. With this event, Canon wants to show entrepreneurs in the interior and print market how they can add value to any interior with innovative printing solutions and can distinguish themselves in the market, whether it concerns printing applications for walls, floors or interior decoration. This anniversary edition will take place this year in DeFabrique in Utrecht.

HP have announced it completed the acquisition of Apogee Corporation, a U.K. based office equipment dealer (OED) and Europe’s largest independent provider of print, outsourced services, and document and process technology. The transaction values Apogee at £380M.

Shockline Tecnologie Transfers, Termoli Italy, and Graphics One, Sunnyvale, California, are pleased to announce a new exclusive distribution agreement for the U.S. market.

Signs Express (Harlow) was recently approached by local Harlow artist Sally Gorham to help bring her Remembrance Day tribute to life by supplying printed vinyl poppies for the proposed exhibit at the Gibberd Gallery.

Roland customers won a total of seven prestigious SGIA Golden Image Awards in a variety of categories at the recent 2018 Specialty Graphics Imaging Association (SGIA) Expo in Las Vegas, including three coveted “Gold” ribbons.

Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq: EFII), a world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation, today announced its results for the third quarter of 2018.

Epson has announced it is a global sponsor of the 2018 Nature’s Best Photography Windland Smith Rice International Awards Exhibition for the seventh consecutive year. As the exclusive Printer and Paper Partner for the ongoing exhibition, Epson’s professional printing technology allows visitors to enjoy the “very best” in outdoor photography, celebrating the rich beauty and diversity of nature.

The Paperboard Packaging Alliance (PPA) today announced the winners of its 2018 Student Design Challenge. The winning teams presented their designs to executives from the top paperboard packaging manufacturers in North America alongside the winners of the Paperboard Packaging Council’s (PPC) Annual Carton Competition at PPC’s semi-annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.

Jessica and Mike Hauck used to be clients of Minuteman Press in Sioux Falls. With corporate backgrounds in hotel sales and commercial real estate, it would make sense that they would rely on the locally owned printing franchise to fulfill their design, marketing, and promotional needs. When the opportunity came to buy the business, Jessica and Mike decided that Minuteman Press International was a natural fit and the right franchise for them. They are now celebrating one year as business owners at their Sioux Falls center located at 125 S Main Ave.

Keypoint Intelligence – InfoTrends is pleased to announce the completion of its Winning in an Evolving Print Services Market study. This study provides vendors with valuable insight into what printers and in-plants are trying to do strategically, the challenges they are facing, and the actions required to improve business.

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