Neschen Coating GmbH expands management: Andreas Mertens will be working alongside Managing Director Kai Tittgemeyer to drive the company's further growth under Blue Cap AG as owner from March 01, 2021. In his role, the 54-year-old will be responsible for sales and marketing for the entire Neschen Group.

Rob Karpenko has joined CMYUK International, and will be responsible for developing market opportunities in Europe and Russia.

CMYUK is set to extend its new era supply chain and market development strategy into international territories.

Combining aesthetics and functionality in interior decoration is decal´s promise when announcing the new range of textured films alldecor 2d. The motto “new environments / new sensations” inspires professionals in this segment to give space to their imagination and, in March, products can be purchased under exclusive conditions.

V-Shapes, an innovative supplier of vertically integrated products and services for convenient, hygienic and sustainable single-dose packaging, today reported that it has partnered with TrojanLabel, an AstroNova Company, to integrate the TrojanLabel T2 high-volume digital inkjet press into its V-Shapes PRIME packaging machine. This integration delivers high quality 1600 dpi printing in-line on sachets using designed-for-recycling materials developed by V-Shapes and partners that can be printed using digital inkjet technology. The TrojanLabel T2 digital inkjet printer prints at an impressive speed of up to 12 inches per second with Memjet printheads.

Following the successful introduction of MuroSubli®, the only PVC-free textile wallpaper for sublimation, Texo Trade Services (TTS) is now expanding its product range with MuroSubli® Soft Touch Cosy for the higher-end market segment. Once again, this is a PVC-free textile wallpaper for sublimation printing. What’s more, it is partially handmade and features a chic, warm textile feel. TTS has combined all this with a stunning range of colours and a very matt finish to lend a luxurious appearance to the walls of offices, homes, shops, and shortly to trade fair stands again.

My kids love visiting Roland DGA headquarters to see all the different types of printers and the cool things our inkjets can produce. They typically ask me to print on a variety of things, ranging from banners and stickers to clothing and backpacks. While they know that there are different printers for different types of print jobs, they're still too young to understand the differences between an eco-solvent, UV or dye-sublimation model. In their minds, all I need to do is put an object into whichever printer I choose, and it will magically come out with their customised design printed on it! When I try to educate them, I get blank stares… followed by a request to custom print another item.

EFI has given UFabrik eco materials from CMYUK a resounding endorsement after testing UFabrik Backlit Textile ECO and UFabrik Opaque Textile ECO at its Customer Experience Facility in Londonderry, New Hampshire.

As part of its ongoing efforts to help establish a circular economy, Avery Dennison today announced the launch of AD Circular, a comprehensive program providing recycling of used paper and filmic label liners in countries across Europe.

Vancouver-based Premier Graphics opted for Drytac SpotOn Matte White to carry out an impactful window graphics project for vegan food business The Very Good Food Company.

Beaver Paper Group, a member of Koehler Paper, announced the rebranding of their legacy sewn paper products to TexSewn™ family of Cut and Sew Papers.

DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, announces its portfolio of reworkable and repulpable barrier coating resins for the food and non-food packaging industry. Now manufacturers have an alternative to traditional, less eco-friendly LDPE coatings.

Hollywood Monster has become the first print service provider in the world to formally reject the use of traditional PVC banner.

Manchester based Stackawraps has announced a new eco range of 3D point of sale display systems. The Stackawrap system is a visually stunning solution that prints full colour graphics that can be wrapped round 3D objects to create eye-catching mounted and free-standing 3D displays for retail, events, hospitality and tourism.

Kavalan Sunlight weldable and Kavalan Spiderweb 300 Mesh PVC-free banner material have both received secondary BS3424 Pt 4.6 Tensile Strength certification.

Drytac's self-adhesive films continue to play a key role in the battle against Covid-19, with print service provider Globe Print having recently used no fewer than five Drytac products to create graphics, free-of-charge, for a new vaccination centre in Marlow, Buckinghamshire.

In an increasingly digitalised world, with everything just a click away, equally simple and immediate work tools have become indispensable. The new Guandong App was developed with this premise in mind, and is downloadable for free on smartphones and tablets. Not a simple product showcase, but a true gateway to the rich and innovative world of “theSpecialitieSpecialist,” the App's strength lies in its ability to easily access a vast gallery of images and videos that immediately illustrate Guandong materials' countless applications.

The COVID-19 pandemic and its required social distancing have changed the way that companies provide product information to their customers. Face-to-face meetings have been limited or even banned during temporary business closures due to quarantines.

Used in the right way, print is a powerful medium for advertising. While almost any brand can make use of print effectively, some businesses naturally lend themselves to effective printed campaigns – Electric Playbox demonstrated this to great effect when they employed PressOn to create a visual teaser for their new store opening.

VION High Tack calendered digital print films have successfully been certified as meeting the requirements of Class B, s1, d0 as specified in BS EN 13501-1:2018.

A little over a year ago, Neenah launched 100% paper-based NEENAH® IMAGEMAX Signage to fill a gap in the wide format market as a product with maximum sustainability, quality, and performance. Now, Neenah is helping printers uncover a hidden business benefit to making the environmental signage switch.

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