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Callprint, the leading multi-format printing firm, has added to its Birmingham site with a substantial investment in state-of-the-art wide-format printing technology.

Those who visited the Durst Brasil stand at ExpoPrint Latin America 2018 (from March 20 to 24 at the Expo Center Norte in São Paulo) were able to closely check the productivity and quality of Rho P10 200 HS, a model that brings together the industrial performance of the Durst brand with new levels of speed that allow companies in the visual communication segment to reach new levels of production, meeting a greater demand for high quality work and definition of images and strokes.

At Fespa 2015, Guandong presented a totally new concept that had never been seen before, destined to revolutionise in-store communication in just a short space of time: Spot Déco. Since then, Guandong and its R&D department have been working non-stop, and over the past three years they have developed a complete range of highly innovative media supports designed specifically for increasingly "just-in-time" messages and promotions. Speed, immediacy and simple installation are in fact the keys to Guandong’s Spot Déco, designed specifically to meet the claim: "Change your message in 1 minute."

Esko, a global provider of software and hardware for packaging design, collaboration, automation, workflow, and production, has announced its acquisition of BLUE Software, LLC, a label and artwork management software company based in Chicago, Illinois, USA, from Diversis Capital and Schawk Digital Solutions. This acquisition joins two complementary teams to unlock product packaging development, management and execution efficiencies for brand owners in the consumer packaged goods, life sciences and retail industries and for a variety of suppliers in the packaging value chain.

Sign makers today have to work on a completely different basis compared to just a few years ago. There is more demand for delivery of a top-quality product at a lower price. And delivery needs to be fast.

A recent investment in Fujifilm's Superia ZD plate has enabled Greenhouse Graphics to save time and money and boost its already impressive environmental credentials.

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.

The International Graphic Arts Show in Tokyo opens its doors from 26 - 31 July 2018. The German software manufacturer OneVision Software AG will show its software solutions for the consistent automation of prepress workflows to professional visitors at two booths.

Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire, Mrs Julie Spence OBE QPM, visited Global Inkjet Systems (GIS) at its headquarters on Friday 13th July to present the company with its second Queen’s Award for Enterprise.

OHSAS 18001 (Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series) is the most widely used and internationally accepted standard for occupational health and safety. Following the recent publication of the new ISO 45001 standard, which will replace the OHSAS 18001 standard in three years, Lecta has begun the adaptation process with the goal of working to the new standard as of next year.

Both the Atomium in Brussels and the Smurfs are celebrating their 60th birthday in 2018 - and that presented a great opportunity to do something eye-catching with the internationally known Belgian icon. The Atomium is ‘going blue’, thanks to a huge Smurf head applied onto one of its spheres.

Billes Tryckeri, based in Sweden, is a commercial and wide format printer with an offset heritage dating back more than fifty years and ten years of more recent digital print production experience. In January 2017, they became the first company in Scandinavia to purchase the Onset X2.

Huddersfield-headquartered graphic display specialist Leach has announced the formation of a new senior management team (SMT), following the company's acquisition by French-owned Chargeurs group, back in April.

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.

Remember that feeling when you try something new? It’s exciting isn’t it? So, why haven’t you made the switch yet?

Wide format printers already are using their equipment to create banners, vehicle graphics, signs, window graphics and backlit displays. So, what's next to continue growing their businesses?

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