Hybrid Services has appointed Duncan Jefferies in the new role of Head of Marketing & Business Development. Since joining the company in 2002, Jefferies has been directly involved with the UK and Ireland Mimaki distributor’s marketing and communications, and his appointment to Hybrid’s senior management team underlines the company’s future plans.

Nazdar Ink Technologies has announced the launch of their 706 Series, a UV-LED ink series that is plug-and-play for Mimaki® UJV, UJF, JFX, and SIJ series printers using LUS120 Series.

French printing software company Caldera has announced the support of Mimaki CJV300-Plus Series and JV300 Plus Series, with new drivers for CalderaRIP Version 14. These new drivers expand the award-winning software’s long list of supported peripherals for wide-format production.

Quality Print Services Ltd (QPS), the main UK distributor of Nazdar Ink Technologies' digital inkjet ink products, has announced it will be offering the newly-announced 708 Series of UV-LED inks to its UK customers with immediate effect.

Developing a product or part can be a long process for even the most experienced or creative design team. Unless they can 3D print their prototypes.

Nazdar Ink Technologies has announced the launch of their 708 Series, a UV-LED ink series that is plug-and-play for Mimaki® UCJV300 and UCJV150 printers using LUS170 Series. 708 Series is the first of a three-ink collection which will include additional plug-and-play offerings for Mimaki® LUS120 and LUS150. Announcements regarding these additional inks will follow in the coming months.

Mimaki Europe, a leading manufacturer of inkjet printers and cutting systems, today announces the addition of two new high performance textile printers to its market-leading product portfolio – The Mimaki TS100-1600 and the Mimaki Tiger-1800B MkIII Printer.

Mimaki’s exclusive distributor for the UK and Ireland, Hybrid Services Ltd, has appointed experienced 3D industry professional, Lochlan Pinder in a new role of 3D Business Development Manager.

Mimaki Europe, a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and cutting systems, today announced that the European Digital Press Association (EDP) has presented the ‘Best Roll-to-Roll printer up to 170cm’ award to Mimaki for its UJV100-160 LED-UV inkjet printer.

Banbury Litho is in transformation mode. The journey started 18 months ago expressly to transition the company towards a strong new future vision. As part of this, it has invested in a Mimaki JFX200-2513EX flatbed UV printer and an Esko Kongsberg X24 Edge digital cutter with i-Cut software from CMYUK.

French printing software company Caldera has announced the release of a new Mimaki driver for CalderaRIP Version 14. This new driver expands the award-winning software’s long list of supported peripherals and further enhances its user experience.

Mimaki is a leading manufacturer of inkjet printers and cutting systems, and continues to innovate. We don’t limit ourselves to the 2D world, and have passionately embraced 3D printing technology, starting with the 3DUJ-553 full-colour 3D printer and, more recently, with the launch of our 3DGD-1800 large-format printer. Thanks to this addition to our ecosystem, Mimaki is certainly one of the most versatile printer manufacturers on the market.

Riding high on the vinyl revival, Sound Leisure has been making jukeboxes in Yorkshire since 1978. Specialising in hand built and bespoke designed models, the family-owned business’s investment in a Mimaki UCJV300-107 printer/cutter has transformed its creative process when producing unique jukebox designs for its clients.

3D printing offers endless possibilities, but up to now, the limited production speed of conventional FDM techniques has made large-format 3D printing impractical. No longer. Mimaki’s game-changing 3DGD-1800, a large-format 3D printer with gel dispensing technology, is extremely fast. And there’s more. Read on to find out what makes this printer so unique.

In one of the most challenging years ever for people and businesses, it is heartening to be able to talk about the creation of a new business. Which, in itself, is supporting the formation and growth of other new businesses. Steve Wallwork and Colin Washbourne have set up Ad-Venture Sign and Image in Consett in the North East. Specialising in delivering sign, print and display services to companies large and small in the local area and beyond.

Mimaki Europe, in conjunction with Mimaki USA, a leading manufacturer of inkjet printers and cutting systems, today announces the launch of its new compact, full-colour 3DUJ-2207 UV Inkjet 3D Printer. Previously the first to bring over 10 million colours to the 3D printing market with its larger-scale industrial counterpart, the 3DUJ-553, Mimaki now combines the same impressive colour range and renowned build quality in a compact, affordable solution. With this latest offering, Mimaki aims to extend the reach and accessibility of its cutting-edge 3D printing technologies to an entirely new segment of customers.

Abbi Signs likes to keep it in the family. This design and print business based in Widnes, Cheshire, was founded by John Goodfellow forty years ago, only these days he’s been joined by his son Steve, who is now Production Director and grandson Chris, Workshop Manager. Back in the day, there was a business partner subsequently bought out by John, after whom the company was renamed Abbi Signs & Designs after Steve’s youngest daughter.

Mimaki Europe, a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and cutting systems, today announced the release of the new “100 Series”, two entry level roll-to-roll inkjet printers – the UJV100-160 (UV model) and the JV100-160 (solvent model). The two inkjet printers strive to achieve high quality printing with high productivity, all at minimal cost to the user. The UJV100-160 is set to be commercially available in December 2020, while the JV100-160 is expected to follow in January 2021.

Global Graphics® Software has licensed the Harlequin RIP to Mimaki Engineering, a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers, cutting plotters, and 3D modeling machines, to create the new RIP software RasterLink7 that will be available with Mimaki printers worldwide from December 2020.

It’s been a busy few months for Lentico. The lenticular print specialist has acquired plastic card manufacturer Plastic Data Card in a deal that was completed in September 2020. The acquisition will see Lentico Directors Andrew Roblett and Robin Sumner join forces to take on the business, production facility and expertise of Plastic Data Card, while pooling the newly combined resources to expand and target new markets.

Having won several industry accolades this year, including the ‘Innovation Award’ at the ISA UK British Sign Awards, it will come as no surprise that Signs Express Lancashire is continuing to build on its success with a purpose-designed unit upgrade. The new unit has been custom renovated to make it perfectly suited to their needs. Centre manager Matt Rutlidge explains: “The idea is that we'll invite customers to our new premises, and it will provide a full showcase of the services we offer and the work we produce.”

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