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  • Cimpress hiring for new UK site
    Cimpress hiring for new UK site

    The web-to-print and mass customisation giant has advertised for a raft of new positions. It is looking for a ?principal lean specialist? for a location described as being in the midlands. Other roles...


  • TCT hails impact of strategic employment programme
    TCT hails impact of strategic employment programme

    The company has appointed staff to a number of key positions since then, most recently Barry Thirkell, who returned to TCT in November for his second spell at the firm, this time as business development...


  • ADP expands capabilities with Ricoh buy
    ADP expands capabilities with Ricoh buy

    The 130ppm device, which was bought direct from Ricoh, was installed at the Dorchester-based firm?s premises in October. It has replaced a Xerox iGen4 - the first to be installed in the UK - which had...


  • Morgana all set for PrintWeekLive!
    Morgana all set for PrintWeekLive!

    The business, which produces and supplies inline and offline finishing machinery for the digital print sector, will be exhibiting one unit from each of its core manufactured product ranges at the show,...


  • Lintec Graphic Films acquired by Japanese multinational
    Lintec Graphic Films acquired by Japanese multinational

    The deal completed on 28 November for an undisclosed sum. Lintec Graphic Films had been distributing products for Lintec since its inception 22 years ago, initially for its US subsidiary Madico, but...


  • Co-op print show reveals trio of new sign-ups for 2017
    Co-op print show reveals trio of new sign-ups for 2017

    Antalis, workwear supplier Regatta Professional and IT company Brother will join businesses including The Magic Touch and Custom Gateway at the Cheltenham event, which will take place at Cheltenham Park...


  • Roland launches updated personalisation printer
    Roland launches updated personalisation printer

    The machine, which was officially unveiled on 10 January, is intended as a replacement for the 2013-launched LEF-20. The new model costs £19,999, a price that also includes Roland?s VersaWorks Dual...


  • Brierley adds second Xerox machine to digital fleet
    Brierley adds second Xerox machine to digital fleet

    The machine was installed at Brierley?s West Midlands premises in Stourbridge on 19 December. It cost around £35,000, which managing director Nigel Cresswell said makes it one of the best in its price...


  • Lecta sale or flotation mooted
    Lecta sale or flotation mooted

    Lecta is owned by private equity firm CVC Capital Partners and was formed in the late 1990s through the acquisitions of Cartiere del Garda in Italy, Condat in France and Torraspapel in Spain. It is headquartered...


  • Hubert Burda snaps up Radio Times publisher
    Hubert Burda snaps up Radio Times publisher

    A likely deal between the German technology and media group and the London-headquartered publisher and content specialist was flagged at the end of last year. Immediate Media chief executive Tom Bureau...


  • Canon Room to Read books reach African schoolchildren
    Canon Room to Read books reach African schoolchildren

    3,300 books have been delivered to 176 schools across South Africa as part of the Room to Read literacy programme, in partnership with Canon. Canon began working with Room to Read and German-based...


  • Immediate Media paper guru retires
    Immediate Media paper guru retires

    Wehrle officially retired yesterday (10 January), 52 years to the day after he initially joined the BBC. Appropriately enough his first week at work in 1965 involved delivering the new issue of Radio Times...


  • Ricoh in digital press accreditation first
    Ricoh in digital press accreditation first

    The certification for the BPIF?s ISO colour quality management scheme was issued by Print & Media Certification (PMC) and awarded to Ricoh?s products at its Customer Experience Centre (CEC), Telford, at...


  • Equipment catches fire at Wyndeham Bicester
    Equipment catches fire at Wyndeham Bicester

    Oxford Mail said fire crews were directed to the firm?s compressor house after a piece of kit ? understood to be a CompAir air compressor ? caught fire at just before 8.40pm last night (9 January). ...


  • Trinity in talks to buy Northern & Shell titles
    Trinity in talks to buy Northern & Shell titles

    After reports emerged yesterday (9 January) that talks had begun, Trinity Mirror responded to speculation saying that it was in an early stage of discussions. ?The Board of Trinity Mirror notes the...


  • New role for Catherine Burke
    New role for Catherine Burke

    Burke left Banner last September, four months after it was acquired by Adare. She had been with the business for 17 years. She has now joined Mansfield-headquartered Linney Group as a director, becoming...


  • Eight Days A Week wraps up £500k investment with...
    Eight Days A Week wraps up £500k investment with double Xerox buy

    The Nottingham-based business has purchased a 110ppm iGen4 Diamond Edition and a 100ppm Versant 2100 direct from Xerox. This follows its investment earlier in 2016 of a Matrix laminator and a folding machine,...


  • Tradeprint and Exaprint team up
    Tradeprint and Exaprint team up

    The two businesses are now headed by managing director Simon Cooper, previously managing director at Exaprint UK, while Tradeprint managing director Rod Scrimgeour becomes product director. Cooper...


  • Mimaki has wider appeal for NI printer
    Mimaki has wider appeal for NI printer

    The Carrickfergus, County Antrim-based outfit spent around £65,000 on the machine, which was installed in the middle of December. It replaces a four-year-old 2.6m-wide Mimaki JV34-260. Managing director...


  • Fespa UK looks to plug skills and training gaps with...
    Fespa UK looks to plug skills and training gaps with new survey

    Peter Kiddell, a director at the association, which represents printers and manufacturers within the wide-format, specialist and industrial printing sectors, said: ?Our members are becoming increasingly...


  • GF goes global with favourite colour project
    GF goes global with favourite colour project

    The World?s Favourite Colour project, which is being supported by design consultancy Made Thought and the Hull 2017 UK City of Culture initiative, was launched on 4 January and voting will remain open...


  • Deltor invests in Ricoh and Komfi kit
    Deltor invests in Ricoh and Komfi kit

    The Plymouth-based commercial printer, which was formed in 1976 and specialises in work for government bodies, decided it wanted to upgrade some of its pre-existing equipment in mid-2016. The Ricoh...


  • TwentySix01 opts for Summa
    TwentySix01 opts for Summa

    Managing director Steve Williamson said the cutter was mainly brought in to partner the business's HP Scitex FB750 flatbed, which was installed last August. Installed two months ago at its Bristol...


  • Heimtextil 2017 to host raft of new launches and firsts
    Heimtextil 2017 to host raft of new launches and firsts

    The show, which will take place from 10-13 January at Messe Frankfurt, is expected to attract printers from across the world looking to tap into or expand their presence in the quickly growing textile...


  • Elle aiming for £10m turnover with Push to Stop...
    Elle aiming for £10m turnover with Push to Stop investment

    The Basildon, Essex-based outfit will take delivery of the machine, which is a direct replacement for its current four-year-old five-colour plus coater XL 106, on 26 January. It will be one of the...


  • Flyeralarm changes UK structure and appoints first...
    Flyeralarm changes UK structure and appoints first UK MD

    Hanson joins Germany-headquartered Flyeralarm after six years as UK manager of Dutch B2C photographic printer Albumprinter. He took up his role in November at Flyeralarm?s new London sales and marketing...


  • Acquisitive Anexsys expands
    Acquisitive Anexsys expands

    The deal completed in late December for an undisclosed fee, and ties in with newly appointed Hobs chief executive James Duckenfield's strategy of inorganic growth, which saw the group acquire the Face...


  • Garnett Dickinson hunts for new MD
    Garnett Dickinson hunts for new MD

    Nick Alexander, who acquired the Rotherham web offset printer just under a year ago, said the firm?s management team were running the business on an interim basis while he looked for a replacement. ...


  • Precision looks to the future following 50th birthday
    Precision looks to the future following 50th birthday

    The business, which was established in 1966, marked its 50th birthday at the end of 2016 by holding parties and celebrations for staff to mark the occasion and sending gifts of personalised chocolate bars...


  • AJ Green boosts capacity with Versant buy
    AJ Green boosts capacity with Versant buy

    The machine was installed on 15 December at the company's Cheltenham premises, which mainly prints leaflets and business cards for clients across the country. It was supplied by Xerox reseller Zerographic...


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