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Massivit 3D, the leading provider of large format 3D printing solutions for visual communication, has unveiled the ‘world’s first’ 3D printed Poe Dameron X-Wing Fighter charity wheelchair costume at Comic-Con International (San Diego, July 19-22).

Electronics For Imaging (EFI) and Thai Containers Group Co., Ltd. (TCG) in Packaging Business SCG, announced a new digital printing partnership to significantly enhance TCG’s corrugated packaging offerings. The Bangkok-based SCG Group (SET:SCC) subsidiary – one of Southeast Asia’s leading packaging providers – has purchased an EFI™ Nozomi C18000 ultra-high-speed, single-pass digital inkjet corrugated packaging press.

Scodix recently sold and installed the Scodix Ultra2 Pro with Foil to Graphic Village LLC, the largest independent print marketing company in Greater Cincinnati. The 90-plus-year-old company is built on a foundation of innovation, and the addition of the Scodix machine will enable the market leader to continue to push the limits of what it can offer its customers.

HP Inc. have announced R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, a leading global provider of multichannel business communications services and marketing solutions, is expanding its market-leading digital printing footprint with a strategic investment in the HP Indigo 12000HD Digital Presses across its nationwide network of commercial print facilities.

Miller Homes, a UK-based housebuilder, has installed seven HP Pagewide XL 5000 printer and folder solutions across its network of offices.

Texas-based marketing and design agency Apartment Ideas had just finished purchasing presses and equipment for its new 30,000-square foot production facility and had not anticipated making another major purchase in the near future – until hearing about the Xerox IridesseTM Production Press.

Mid-America Display, the custom product display and signage division of St. Louis corrugated packaging provider Boxes, Inc., will offer new, higher levels of supply chain and production efficiency on high-end display graphics with the purchase of one of the most advanced, breakthrough digital innovations in the corrugated industry – the EFI™ Nozomi C18000 single-pass press for direct-to-board printing.

Kalas Packaging, UK-based packaging converter, is introducing an online personalised gift bag and bottle box service for consumers, with its recently installed digital folding carton printing line, featuring an HP Indigo 30000 Digital Press integrated with a TRESU iCoat 30000 flexo coater.

Ricoh has launched the Ricoh Pro™ C7200sl digital sheet fed colour press to deliver competitive, robust and cost effective digital print production for the CRD, print room and other corporate on demand environments.

In response to customer demand, Gelato, the world’s most cost-efficient and environmentally-friendly print solution serving leading multinational enterprises around the world, has added 30 countries to its distribution network, increasing the global footprint to 101 countries.

Italy-based print provider, Colorzenith, has 3D printed a life-size replica of the classic Italian car, Lancia B24 for the Don Pasquale opera, performed in Europe’s largest opera house, La Scala in Milan, Italy.

Xaar PLC is pleased to announce that it will invest with Stratasys, a global leader in additive manufacturing, in a newly formed company, Xaar 3D Limited, to develop 3D printing solutions based on High Speed Sintering technologies. Xaar 3D Ltd will leverage the natural synergies between Xaar and Stratasys, specifically Xaar’s technology relating to High Speed Sintering and industrial piezo inkjet printheads, along with the commercial and market expertise of Stratasys.

Xaar, the world-leader in industrial inkjet technology, will give a presentation on its market-leading Xaar 1003 printhead at an upcoming open house event held by Dantex Group. The aim of the event is to demonstrate why digital label press technologies are the future of the labelling industry.

Belgium digital print service provider Colorisprint is celebrating this year its 20th year in operation, supported throughout by Xeikon technology including a Xeikon 8500.

Ricoh USA, Inc. have announced the availability of an incredibly versatile sheet-fed series that builds on Ricoh's successes of making unprecedented and unmatched color printing affordable. The RICOH Pro C7200 series, featuring Graphic Arts Edition and 5th color station models, brings best-in-class price performance and predictability to the most demanding production print environments. Boasting in-line sensors and calibration, these presses aid better front-to-back registration and color consistency without the need for lengthy specialized training. The 5th color station Pro C7210X and Pro C7210SX empower shops to produce high-value five color applications helping them to stay ahead of the competition. Built on the legacy of the RICOH Pro C7100X, these presses print five colors faster and more accurately while offering even greater media flexibility. Additionally, the new Invisible Red toner introduces even more ways to innovate, by producing designs only visible under ultraviolet light, perfect for security features such as those found on tickets or coupons.

Xeikon is showcasing the business production capabilities and door opening opportunities presented by the Xeikon 9800 digital press at IGAS 2018, July 26- 31, Tokyo Big Sight (East Halls), Tokyo, Japan.

New Solution Engineering has announced the appointment of Perfect Colours as authorised NS Multi reseller for the UK & Ireland.

Fujifilm's first Illumina installation in the EMEA region declared a resounding success as the customer quadruples its initial investment from one unit to four.

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