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The Canterbury Cathedral is one of the most well-known, well-established and well-regarded religious buildings in the UK. In 2017, the cathedral underwent an extensive restoration project, for which, it would remain open.

Large-format print has been an area of growth for some time now, to the point where some companies have been able to make this sort of work a key part of their business.

The Cadbury’s World Theme Park in Birmingham, England is reminiscent of Willie Wonka’s Chocolate Factory. The large format digital printing specialists at PressOn were commissioned by RMA Themed Attractions to create the Park’s interactive and completely immersive 4D zone.

The great thing about making mistakes is that you can learn from them. That said, evidently you want to avoid making any mistake at all – especially if you’re in the large format sign making business, where even the tiniest errors can become big blunders. Fortunately, forewarned is forearmed! That’s why we’ve compiled a list of six common sign printing mistakes others made before you, so you’ll never have to make them yourself.

The decorative concept dates back to ancient artwork and has, in modern times, evolved into personalisation, made possible thanks to the evolution of technology. Roland, among others, will be discussing this topic at Print4All, where the company will be presenting an extensive range of solutions.

Asahi Photoproducts is all about the future of print – especially flexographic printing. Our goal is to radically improve the efficiency of flexo production and to support flexo printers. And we are doing that in so many ways!

When some in the market fight on only price, Kernow goes a completely different way. The UK manufacturer is reorganising its Wide Format range with 2 fundamental objectives: offering the market a real solution for a given application, and offering benefits to every link of the distribution chain down the end-user.

As we approach the Christmas holidays most of us find ourselves reflecting on the year just gone and start putting into action our plans for the year ahead.

Océ prints the world of ancient Egypt Featured

December 13, 2017

It is a giant leap from historical times in ancient Egypt to the 21st century. Océ – A Canon Company, is bridging the two eras by recreating parts of the pyramid of Seti I. Seti I was a pharaoh in the nineteenth Dynasty. Océ elevated printing technology was used to create exact reconstructions of the pyramid’s high relief walls, pillars and sarcophagus.

When you first meet Daniel and Joel Oschatz, the two printing brothers, as they call themselves, of Oschatz Visuelle Medien GmbH, the first impression is that they are really embracing their roles of CEOs of the company. Daniel is in charge of sales, while Joel heads up technical. The company was founded by their father as a photolab in 1983, and together, the two brothers have successfully brought it into the digital market.

 

Autumn was an exciting time for the Brixen family business Barbieri electronic: At three international trade fairs, they presented a world first in colour management in the form of the long awaited Spectro LFP qb – a platform with numerous new features that satisfies the most stringent customer requirements in the field of color measuring technology and is set to become a must for many customers. It is an investment in the future that optimizes the workflow in the spirit of sustainability. But who and what is behind the South Tyrolean company Barbieri electronic? The following is an interview with CEO Stefan Barbieri.

Milton Keynes-based Nutmeg Studio is truly a business created out of love. The company was initially founded as Nutmeg Wallart in 1999 when Adele MacKinnon and her husband invested some of their savings and wedding gift money to purchase a Roland CAMM-1 GR-640 vinyl cutter and an Apple Mac computer and began offering printed graphics to local businesses.

The technology is right, the brand expansion opportunities are there and greater political certainty will return in 2018, argues Phil McMullin.

Is Print Dead?

November 29, 2017

Not at all, says Rinus Hoebeke, Toray. He points out that this Japanese company was founded in 1926 and has a heritage of staying out in front of market trends.

Following nearly two decades of graphic design and signage industry experience and the arrival of a beautiful baby boy, Adam Cox launched his own business in April 2017: Feenix Signs & Graphics Ltd. Since its inception, the company has been supplying and installing internal and external signage, vehicle livery and fleet graphics to both trade and private customers in and around the thriving industrial area of Wisbech.

As work on Bolton Museum’s new Egyptology gallery progresses, new designs for the £3.8 million project have been released.

The pace of change has been incredible. Following the global push towards automation, cloud-based color-management technology is now a tangible and exciting prospect for LFP businesses everywhere.

OK, confession time, I collect beermats. Have done since I was about fourteen. Believe it or not there’s an official word for it: I’m what’s known as a tegestologist.

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