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We’re thrilled to announce that we are the chosen UK supplier of the new, revolutionary self-adhesive window fabric, Squid.

Once thought to be a venue for cash-strapped start-ups and starving artists, “pop-up shops” are becoming an accepted retail phenomenon. Pop-ups are an effective means of generating buzz, building brand awareness, testing new products and driving excitement and sales for established retailers and entrepreneurs alike. There is an enormous opportunity for print in this new retail scene!

Lecta continues developing its Creaset​ one-side coated paper line, designed for the label and flexible packaging sector, with its new Creaset HG HWS paper for the beverage industry.

Drytac®, a leading international manufacturer of self-adhesive materials for the print, label and industrial markets, has announced the global availability of two new exciting additions to its WipeErase® range of film media.

Kernow Coatings, the global leader in the development of digitally printable synthetic substrates, announced today the launch of KernowPrint Lucid clear polyester synthetic sheets – a new material built using the company’s proprietary Cobalt Coating Technology for HP Indigo. KernowPrint Lucid for HP Indigo expands the range of materials offered by Kernow and provides users with an ultra-clear printable film for commercial printing special effects, industrial nameplates, and button panel applications.

You bought a brand new car, and only a couple of months later it is already damaged by stone chips. A pity, in't it ? With the GrafiGuard Paint Protection films this will no longer be the case.

The agreement covers the distribution of Agfa’s synthetic paper SYNAPS in Japan and adds to Fujitex’ extensive offering to the local promotion and office printing market. It confirms the worldwide growing acceptance of SYNAPS and contributes to the further growth of Agfa’s synthetic paper business.

Print company Printster already produces personalised wrapping paper in hundreds of designs, which customers can make their own with photos and text to create unique gift wrap. But now its latest "In Your Face" effort is the most fun and outrageous to date.

It has been said that if you pay attention to boredom, it gets unbelievably interesting. Such is the case for Singaporean designer, Darius Ou, whose design project, Autotypography, sprang to life after he found himself bored at design school. Ou began illustrating a poster a day, creating a visual autobiography of his daily life. The project went viral when he posted the images to his website. Ou's work breaks the rules of “good design” by stretching, deconstructing and experimenting with typography.

Swanline Paper & Board, part of Swanline Group, has committed to removing all plastic substrates from its product portfolio by January 2020.

Wide format media distributor, Innotech Digital, has hit the ground running in January with a relaunch of two of their specialist digital print medias for interiors.

Graphics, displays and signage are a vast part of visual communication in our environments and therefore place a significant impact on sustainability practices. They enable our day to day communications in grocery stores, retail shops, homes, schools, and way-finding systems. With such a large reach, society has come to expect and place its trust in organizations to ensure the public’s safety and behave responsibly and sustainably.

With the GREEN WALL product range, NESCHEN offers a complete portfolio of digitally printable, PVC-free wallpapers for a variety of applications, from shop fittings to customised decoration of private homes.

Antalis, Europe’s leading distributor of paper, packaging and visual communications solutions, has introduced a full range of economy grade retroreflective films to its visual communication range. Oralite 5200, weather-proof, self-adhesive is specially developed for the manufacture of information signs, such as road traffic signage.

Xeikon, a market leader in digital colour printing technology for the labels and packaging as well as the graphic arts printing industry and a subsidiary of the Flint Group, today reported that it has qualified Ahlstrom-Munksjö WALLSTAR DIGITAL® nonwoven wallcovering media for use on Xeikon digital presses as part of the alliance between the two companies.

HP’s history includes more than six decades of innovation. HP is committed to a culture of continuous reinvention, turning amazing ideas into great products. 2018 built from that legacy with the introduction of several unique, state-of-the-art products for the large format print industry.

Antalis has added to its impressive visual communications portfolio to provide customers in the UK with exclusive access to Xanita; the innovative ultra-lightweight and sustainable composite fibre-board solution.

Brighten your horizons with the 3M DI-NOC Exterior and Avery Dennison Facade Film architectural finishes range, the perfect solution for refurbishing a building’s exterior.

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