Epson is promising to show visitors to its stand at Sign & Digital UK how its latest range of professional SureColor printers can deliver superb quality, production performance and ink use efficiency for the signage and display graphics sector.

Hybrid Services is set to launch a new range of printers at Sign & Digital UK 2016. The exclusive UK and Irish Mimaki distributor will showcase Mimaki’s latest LED UV printer – the UJF-7151plus, in addition to the MTEX Blue all-in-one dye sublimation printer which has Mimaki technology at its core. Both new models will be on show on its stand situated at the entrance to the exhibition.

Mutoh make very good wide format printers, therefore Mutoh distributor Colourgen will be at Sign and Digital UK in 2016 for the 16th year running, presenting a brand new range of Mutoh sign and display printers and a new garment printer. Also on display will be Mutoh's desktop gadget flatbed printer, laminators from Kala, plus a broad range of media products and Caldera RIPs.

Dublin-based IQ Group, or Image Quest as it’s formally known, have turned to Mimaki to increase wide format printing productivity without compromising on quality or colour gamut. The company recently added a Mimaki JV300-160 and CG-160FXII cutting plotter through authorised Mimaki reseller, Reprocentre.

Here’s one for the designers of the world to get behind. Venetian Floors is an unusual new project promoted by Pixartprinting which aims to make high-quality, exclusive cultural content linked to pieces of design, art and graphic design available free of charge.

Glass splashbacks for the kitchen industry are all the rage these days, and while there are many companies offering bespoke glass fitting and colour matching services, one company, Southern Counties Glass, has taken these products to the next level by digitally printing high resolution images directly onto the glass.

Hybrid Services has announced a raft of new UK price points and promotions across a range of wide format printers including key solvent and LED UV products from Mimaki.

The Byōdō-in is a Buddhist temple near Kyoto, Japan, which is registered as Japanese National Treasure and World Heritage Site. It appears on the backside of the Japanese 10 yen coin. Its most famous part, and the only remaining original building, is the Phoenix Hall (Hōō-dō), constructed in 1053.

Mimaki has a full show schedule planned for January 2016. The company will be exhibiting at no less than three major trade shows, each focusing on its own specific field of interest, the first of which is Heimtextil, the largest international trade fair for home and contract textiles. Heimtextil is scheduled for 12th to 15th January at Messe Frankfurt, Germany. Mimaki will be located in Hall 4.0, Stand F15.

As part of its ongoing expansion plans and in response to increased demand for wide format print, Preston-based window film and commercial graphics company Lustalux has recently added a Mimaki CJV300-160 printer/cutter – supplied by authorised Mimaki reseller Granthams - to its machine line-up.

Exclusive UK and Irish Mimaki distributor, Hybrid Services has announced an attractive price promotion on key product lines to run throughout the autumn and into the festive season. The multi-award winning Mimaki CJV150 range of printer/cutters enjoys savings across the board, with the most popular 1.3m model; the CJV150-130 available for just £9,995 + VAT during the promotion. The Mimaki UJF range of A3 and A2 flatbed LED UV printers see savings of up to £3,000 - with the A3 UJF-3042FX subsequently retailing at only £14,995 + VAT.

Dudley-based DGS Supplies has invested in a Mimaki JFX200-2513 LED UV flatbed printer from printMAX to print direct-to-board and reduce time consuming finishing techniques.

Canon has launched two new printers - the Océ ColorWave 810 and 910 - reputed to be the fastest digital 42’’ wide format colour printers on the market, with speeds of up to 1000m² per hour regardless of image complexity, ink coverage or media type.

Springer Nature – a new educational publishing brand – has enlisted the services of Signbox to help create a vibrant new work environment for the company’s offices in London. The sign specialist’s proposition comprised a host of bespoke signage and visual communication including wayfinding, directory, statutory, display graphics and glass manifestations across three buildings during a four-stage process.

Hybrid Services has unveiled Mimaki’s latest direct-to-object UJF-7151plus industrial small format LED UV Inkjet flatbed printer designed for the screen printing industry with a maximum printable size of 710 x 510mm.

Massivit 3D Printing Technologies, an Israeli company co-founded by the successful innovator and entrepreneur Gershon Miller, has developed a ground-breaking superfast large format 3D printer that can print two separate objects at the same time up to 1.8m/6ft high at a speed of 35cm/1ft per hour.

Essex-based, a specialist exhibition, experiential marketing and interiors company, has invested in an HP Latex 370 from City and West End Solutions. Access360’s main focus is on interior decoration for large corporates, supplying individual companies and chains across the UK and Europe.

Amid Thailand's growing signage printing market, an increasing number of small- and medium-sized printing enterprises are falling by the wayside, resulting in intensified competition among the five leading companies.

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