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Author: Val Hirst

Multipanel UK goes greener

Multipanel UK has invested £3 million to build an on-site recycling centre at its UK production facility in Eythorne, near Dover, which will process waste LDPE into plastic pellets, a raw material used in its production of aluminium composite panels. The new centre has the capacity to produce 2.4 tonnes of LDPE pellets per hour, which will subsequently be used for the core material in some of Multipanel’s Alupanel range of sheets and will assist the company in its aim to achieve zero waste from its production process, with scrap aluminium coil being sent for recycling and the plastics...

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Aslan to join the Poli-Tape Group

At the beginning of November 2019, Aslan Schwarz, a leading developer manufacturer and marketer of self-adhesive films for the sign, display and graphic sectors, will be acquired by the Poli-Tape Group, which manufactures self-adhesive textile transfer films, digital media, sign vinyls and pressure-sensitive tapes. Based in Overath, Germany, Aslan was originally established nearly 70 years ago and is an internationally expanding and innovative company that produces niche products of consistently high-quality. Following its acquisition by Poli-Tape, in a move that will secure its long-term future, the company will be known as Aslan Selbstklebefolien. Production will continue under the Aslan...

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W&Co introduces a LCD digital fabric totem

 The brand new Freestanding LCD Digital Fabric Totem from W&Co seamlessly blends high quality, commercial grade digital signage screens with printed tension fabric graphics, to provide users with a versatile display medium. Available in standard and custom sizes, it offers the option to feature a digital screen and printed fabric on either a single side or both sides, to suit the demands of individual requirements. The printed fabric cover can be easily changed or updated whenever usage demands, while the content displayed on the digital screen can be provided directly via USB, or remotely, via Wi-Fi and LAN. All...

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Charlotte Crampton joins CMYUK

CMYUK has further expanded its sales team with the appointment of Charlotte Crampton as Senior Technical Sales Consultant. Charlotte’s primary role will be to provide both pre and direct technical sales support to CMYUK’s flourishing Esko and Gerber cutting division. Her wealth of experience in the digital imaging market is extensively recognised. Prior to joining CMYUK Charlotte was Sign and Display Manager at Art Systems where she supported UK channel partners, and worked closely with ONYX RIP software, Summa roll/ flatbed cutters and HP Latex and UV technologies. She is adept at creating workflow solutions and is an expert...

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OPG chooses the power of three

 Fleet Branding Solutions specialist OPG added a new HP Latex 3200 wide-format printer to its three existing HP Latex 570 systems in July this year, since when it claims, it has achieved ‘wonderful’ results. Based in Lanarkshire, OPG provides a full service to its customers including everything from consultation and design, installation, and removal at the end of a graphic’s life. Its client base includes both end-users and manufacturers of fleet vehicles and it regularly completes giant-scale vehicle graphic projects, such as 15.6m-long refrigerated trailers for transporting food products. Many of these vehicle graphics are intended for semi-permanent use...

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