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Author: Val Hirst

Neschen offers Easy Dot in a new size

Neschen is now offering a new size for its Easy Dot Chalkboard Black, a decorative film that can be easily applied, removed and reapplied on any non-porous surface. Furthermore, it can be used in conjunction with traditional chalk or liquid chalk pens for producing signs, logos or educational tools. The new size rolls, which measure 68.5cm x 2 metres, are offered in two versions. One version is shrink-wrapped and includes assembly instructions. The second version is supplied in an attractive cardboard packaging with a window and includes a sponge and chalk. The 180 µm thick, black and structured PVC...

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Mimaki to show print & cut solutions at Labelexpo 2017

Mimaki will be taking a variety of innovative digital print-and-cut solutions for short-run and customised labels and packaging to Labelexpo Europe 2017, which will take place in Brussels on 25th– 28th September and use the theme of “Gain an Unfair Advantage”. At the exhibition, Mimaki will be using its UJF-7151plus to demonstrate direct printing on to rigid substrates to create high-quality nameplates suitable for industrial marking or placarding. Additionally, a small laser-cutting device will be used in combination with the printer to cut rigid labels to finished product. The UJF-7151plus, a compact UV LED direct- to-object printer, delivers a...

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Antalis offers space saving solution

Antalis is helping customers make the most of every available inch with the introduction of its Stock & Roll range, a portable roll storage solution that makes handling and transporting rolls for large-scale digital printing easer than ever before. The multipurpose unit can hold up to six rolls, accommodating both two-inch and three-inch cores, while taking up minimal floor space with its compact 60cm diameter. Furthermore, the option of extra roll splitters allows even more rolls to be added, thus enabling users to double or even triple their storage capacity. Stock & Roll, which can be handled by a...

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The sun rises at the Roundhouse

The stairwell of London’s Roundhouse was recently transformed with the addition of eye-catching temporary printed wall graphics that supported a charity event held in aid of the Ubuntu Education Fund. The Ubuntu Education Fund is a non-profit organisation that provides world-class health and educational support to the orphaned and vulnerable children of Port Elizabeth, South Africa. The charity’s May 2017 fundraising event, which was branded the Everything Everyday London Gala, brought together more than 300 guests and featured acclaimed music artist Laura Mvula, Funds raised at the event will help the Ubuntu Education Fund to establish a new primary...

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Marshall Print acquires new Kongsberg X24

The display print market is going through a fundamental change, and to thrive and survive in this changing market, many successful sign and display print businesses are making the move towards higher productivity to meet ever-increasing customer demands. One such company is Leeds-based Marshall Print, which works with an extremely diverse range of clients right across the UK, including high street retailers, major high street brands and a number of city councils and provides full service print production ranging from banner printing, through vehicle wraps, to IPAF certified installations. Marshall Print’s Managing Director, Martin Marshall, explained: “Our clients know...

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