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Astley celebrates a decade of growth

Astley, one of the country’s leading suppliers of signage and brand graphics, is celebrating a decade of growth in its custom-built Gateshead headquarters this November.   The company moved into two buildings covering a total of 62,000 sq. ft in November 2009, which were specifically designed to support its ambitious set of objectives, many of which have been realised over the past decade.   One of these was the aim to support recruitment in the North East of England and accordingly, Astley has increased its workforce by an impressive 30 per cent, now employing 126 people at the Gateshead...

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FESPA 2020 features are set to inform and inspire

Visitors to FESPA Global Print Expo 2020, which takes place at  the Feria de Madrid, on 24th–27th  March, 2020 will discover a content-rich event including a programme of features designed to inform and inspire in equal measure. Colour L*A*B* Following a successful debut at FESPA Global Print Expo 2019 in Munich, Colour L*A*B* will once again return to the event in 2020. Colour L*A*B* will offer visitors a comprehensive overview of all individual elements that contribute towards professional colour management, such as measurement and calibration tools, lightboxes, software solutions and print output devices. Futhermore, this year’s edition of Colour...

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Metrowrapz is the King of the Wrap World

Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions has revealed that that MetroWrapz of Hollywood, Florida, has earned the “King of the Wrap World” title for the second consecutive year. The company, chosen from 155 global entries, pushed creativity to the limits with its ‘Creature from the Wrap Lagoon’ wrap, transforming a 2017 Acura NSX. The “King of the Wrap World” award was presented at the Avery Dennison stand during the 2019 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada and marks the end of Avery Dennison’s global 2019 “Wrap Like A King™” Challenge. Oliver Guenther, Senior Director Marketing and Channel Strategy Graphics Solutions Europe,...

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A clear winner

Lintec’s E-2200ZC optically clear film played a key role in the realisation of an interior décor project by Signbox, the award-winning signage specialist with thirty years’ industry experience. The installation involved a host of eye-catching environmental graphics within the London office of a leading global management consultant and professional services firm. Based in Egham, UK, Signbox consistently delivers high quality visual communication strategies via traditional and pioneering signage methods across a number of market sectors, such as corporate, education, healthcare, retail, hospitality and leisure. “Our team comprises some of the industry’s finest designers, project managers, and installation professionals,” observed...

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Agfa, Durst, Mimaki, Mutoh and Roland all win EDP Awards

Every year, since 2007 the European Digital Press Association, made up from 21 of Europe’s leading trade magazines focussing on digital production processes, unite to evaluate, judge and honour the best technological developments within the last 12 months. This year, as previously, the awards were announced and presented at FESPA Global Print Expo, which took place recently in Munich, with a clutch of well-known industry names receiving plaudits for their latest equipment offerings. The winning entries included Durst’s P5 350 printing system, which triumphed in the EDP Flatbed/Hybrid Printer 250 sqm/hr category, with the EDP Technical Committee particularly remarking...

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