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Since 1990, ESMA, the European Specialist Printing Manufacturers Association, advocates the best practices and latest advances in industrial printing. Over 20 member companies exhibit at the upcoming FESPA global print expo, 15-18 May 2018 in Berlin Messe, and the ESMA pavilion in hall 4 features an “Industrial Print Showcase”, as well as “Ask Industrial Print Expert” sessions.

Epson America, Inc. have announced Best Label Inc., a privately-owned label manufacturer on the West Coast with facilities in Mexico and California, has purchased and installed the Epson SurePress® L-6034VW to expand their short-run label printing offerings for customers in several markets, including food, beverage, health, beauty, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, sports, automotive, agricultural, and chemical manufacturing. Best Label purchased the SurePress to produce high-quality, custom, pressure-sensitive labels printed on a variety of media.

Xanita, the makers of the industries leading sustainable fiberboard, today announced the launch of Xanita board in the USA and Canada. Xanita board is being brought to market through a partnership with Mohawk Fine Papers Inc.

GIS is pleased to confirm the appointment of Laura Able in the new position of Head of Customer Experience. This role strengthens the company’s continued commitment to excellent account management and technical support for its customers in the industrial inkjet sector.

Today at the International Sign Expo (ISA), HP Inc. invites ISA attendees to experience the latest technology innovations from the industry leader, each making it easy for print services providers (PSPs) to “Say Yes” to any print job that can be imagined.

Mimaki has introduced the official campaign of its innovative 3DUJ-553 3D printer. Commercially available since January 2018, the Mimaki 3DUJ-553 3D printer is unique in its colour capabilities, with the ability to produce more than 10 million colours in layers as fine as 20 microns. Its water-soluble support material can be easily washed off, saving time and reducing the possibility of damaging the object when removing support material. Furthermore, the availability of clear ink adds the possibility to create translucent printed pieces.

International Artist, Emily Campbell has been creating stunningly beautiful, bespoke vinyl flooring for over 20 years. Her unusual and individual designs, promoted under the name of Blue Butterfly Flooring, makes use of images taken from above, emulating the sensation of standing in the actual landscape. Through the use of photography, she creates a world that contains both reality and the imaginary. It's through this ‘experiential décor’ that one really gets the sense of standing in an actual landscape.

Throughout 2018, Roland DG will be on a mission to find, celebrate and recognise the remarkable things achieved by Roland users. As part of the mission on 11th April 2018 Roland will launch the Roland Hero Awards 2018.

Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion, ran from May 2017 to Feb 2018, the final days coinciding with London Fashion Week, was a fashion exhibition organised by London’s Victoria and Albert Museum. Over 100 of Balenciaga’s garments and hats, and those of his protégés, were displayed.

SA International (SAi), the leading provider of software solutions for the signmaking, digital printing and CNC machining industries, will use FESPA (Hall 3.2, Stand D40) to showcase how visitors can increase revenue streams, and enjoy new levels of flexibility and cost management with its industry-acclaimed software solutions and services.

Industry experts like Mark Abramson, Founder and CEO of Printform Corporation will be showcasing their expertise in digital inkjet printing for industrial applications at InPrint USA’s Industrial Inkjet Conference to be held May 1-2, 2018 at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, IL. The conference is the premier educational and networking forum for the industrial print community and will provide insight into the full spectrum of possibilities being realized through industrial inkjet technology within the manufacturing sector.

Print specialist Ricoh is collaborating with leading Transfer Printing Technology supplier TheMagicTouch to enable a wider span of businesses to evolve their offerings with the Ricoh Ri 100 all-in-one Direct to Garment solution.

Mouvent has announced that the TX801 – its ingenious new digital textile printer – will be demonstrated live at ITM 2018, 14-17 April, in Istanbul, Turkey. This will be one of the company’s first ever global trade shows demonstrating the TX801 – an 8-color multi-pass digital textile printer producing the highest print quality on textiles with up to 2,000 DPI optical resolution, associated with very high printing speeds.

Technological innovation has always been at the heart of Pixartprinting's operations, and the firm's manufacturing department is unparalleled throughout Europe. Cutting-edge solutions and equipment made specifically by the producers to satisfy the Venetian web-to-print company's demands for efficiency and automation give it a competitive advantage, which it then passes on to its customers through its quality and service at competitive prices. The exclusive perfect binding system, custom-built by Tecnau to Pixartprinting's specifications, is the latest addition to this environment, enhancing the company's print setup for short-run digitally printed books, catalogues and magazines.

Sign & Digital UK today announces its main stage theatre schedule and speaker line-up headlined by celebrity retail expert, Mary Portas. The country’s leading trade exhibition for the sign making, display and digital printing industry returns to the NEC Birmingham from 24 to 26 April 2018.

The swissQprint Nyala large format printer is Europe's best-selling printer in its class for the third time in a row, with the new LED model now having replaced its predecessor.

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