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Author: Val Hirst

Ultima Displays installs a Durst Rhotex at its UK HQ

Ultima Displays has recently installed a Durst Rhotex 325 system at its UK headquarters in Corby. The installation of the new system is part of the company’s Centre of Excellences across Europe, where it serves more than 6,000 dealers across 28 countries. The new dual-purpose printing system combines direct-to-textile printing with dye-sublimation transfer printing technology in a 3.2 metre wide machine. Depending on the application and fabric, it can instantly alternate between the paper transfer and the direct printing function onto polyester-based materials. In addition, the new Durst WTS printhead technology uses water-based dispersion ink to achieve exceptionally high...

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Spiral Print makes PPB’s proBOND its ACM of choice

 Macclesfield-based print specialist Spiral Print, offers the full gamut of printing options, including everything from long run litho to short run digital, and produces vinyl lettering, signage, exhibition graphics and hoarding panels. Recently, the company was commissioned to supply ground boards for the newly promoted Lincoln City Football Club and tasked with producing over 50 panels, it had to source a suitable and economical ACM sheet that printed and converted efficiently, while also offering the appropriate levels of resilience and reliability.  Accordingly, Spiral Print sought the advice of its supplier of choice, PPB, which recommended its own range of...

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Imagink quadruples capacity with a Durst Rho printer

Imagink, the Aylesford-based marketing communications provider, has quadrupled its production capacity following its investment in a Durst Rho P10 200 6c + W inkjet printer. The company, which specialises in the production of point of sale and point of purchase materials, acquired the printer as part of a £325,000 company-wide investment, which was designed to further upgrade its customer-centric approach. Imagink’s Managing Director, Mike Saunders, who established the company 10 years ago, explained: “Last November we launched our online ordering service, which enables our customers to order point of sale products from their PCs or mobile phones for next...

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Spandex acquires Norwegian distributor Skangraf AS

Spandex is further strengthening its market position in the Nordic region with the acquisition of Skangraf AS, an established distributor to the Norwegian sign and display market. Skangraf is a highly regarded supplier of roll media to more than 1000 customers in Norway, with a 23-year history in the business and a strong reputation for service, quality and next-day delivery from its base in Larvik. The company is the exclusive authorised distributor of Orafol sign, digital and reflective materials and double-sided tapes in Norway and its product portfolio also includes materials from R-Tape, Stahls, Dataplot, Lintec, ATgraphix, Georg +...

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Avery appoints a new Vice President, Global Finance

Avery Dennison has appointed Garrett Gabel as Vice President, Global Finance of its Label and Graphic Materials (LGM) division. In this role, Gabel will have responsibility for all global LGM finance activities and providing insight regarding factors impacting the marketplace and LGM’s business performance. He will also be a member of the Avery Dennison corporate finance leadership team. Gabel brings 14 years of Avery Dennison experience to the position, having held a broad range of responsibilities in multiple regions and business units, including finance leadership roles in Asia and Europe. Most recently, he served as Vice President, Finance and...

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