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Author: Val Hirst

Small businesses enjoy big savings on CorelDRAW 2017

CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2017 – Small Business Edition, the graphics software designed specifically for use with Windows, is now available in a special package for smaller teams. This three-licence bundle offers excellent value to small sign and graphics businesses. A complete package with powerful tools for vector design, page layout, photo editing, font management, and ideal for projects of any size, including logo design, web graphics, billboards, this latest package includes new features, such as LiveSketch, a drawing tool that makes sketching vector graphics feel as natural as using a pen and paper; workflow enhancements and support for the...

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Fujifilm Uvijet UV inks obtain UL GREENGUARD Certification

Fujifilm’s commitment to environmental responsibility has been recognised as fourteen inks in its Uvijet UV range have achieved UL GREENGUARD certification. The criteria to obtain this widely-recognised accreditation are among the most stringent product emissions standards in the world. UL GREENGUARD Certified products are well established and scientifically proven to meet rigorous third-party chemical emissions standards, creating healthier indoor environments. Fujifilm Uvijet UV inks for wide-format inkjet printers are low odour, low emission inks that produce vibrant, high quality imagery. Mike Battersby, Marketing Manager at FUJIFILM Global Graphic Systems, explained: “There is increasing demand for healthier products and working...

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Visitors are dared to be different at FESPA Eurasia 2017

FESPA has launched its visitor campaign ‘Dare to Be Different’ for FESPA Eurasia 2017, which will take place on 7th – 10th December 2017 at the CNR Expo in Istanbul, Turkey. Through the exploration of new technologies, products and solutions, FESPA is encouraging visitors to be different so they can take their businesses to the next level. The exhibition will provide sign and graphics professionals as well as textile decoration specialists with the chance to discover new opportunities and to see the latest product innovations and applications for the screen, digital and textile industry under one roof. Michael Ryan,...

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The Vinyl Guys transform a hobby into a business

Anyone who has ever wanted to turn a hobby into a lucrative business should follow the example set by The Vinyl Guys, which did just that. The Vinyl Guys, which is based in the west Midlands, first embarked on its journey to business success three years ago, using a PC and a small 60cm plotter/cutter to produce graphics for friends as and when required. Anything which was larger than the size of the plotter, or which required printing, had to be outsourced on demand. Alex Liggett, owner of The Vinyl Guys, explained: “I started the business as a hobby three...

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The Print Show set to beat all previous records

 Canon and Watkiss Automation are two of the latest companies to confirm their participation at The Print Show, as the event’s organiser, Link Exhibitions, reveals that the 2017 show is expected to beat all previous capacity and attendance records. This year, The Print Show, which will take place on 11th-13th October at Telford’s International Centre, will feature some of the biggest names in the global print industry, all of which will be introducing their latest kit. Canon will be showcasing a host of printing solutions, ranging from smaller-format office printers and production printers, right up to wide format devices, such...

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