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Author: Val Hirst

Larger than life

Specialist engraving company, Brunel Engraving, has completed over 300 engravings on the plinth of Bristol footballer, John Atyeo’s statue at Bristol City’s Ashton Gate Stadium. The larger than life-size bronze statue celebrates the most prolific striker in Bristol City’s history and was commissioned by Bristol City Supporters’ Club & Trust.  Donors had the opportunity to buy a name plaque on the plinth as part of a scheme to raise funds for the statue. Brunel Engraving was approached by the Club & Trust to advise on how best to display the inscriptions around the base of the statue, the appropriate...

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Antalis adds a printable fabric to the Coala range

Photo: StandOut Graphics recently worked with Juice Creative Design, to create a dazzling display at the King Richard III Visitor Centre, Leicester, using Coala Silky Wallcover Textile. Antalis has launched a new, printable, self-adhesive, wallcovering that has been specially designed to facilitate damage-free removal and repositioning. The new Coala Silky Wallcover Textile is a PVC-free, woven, self-adhesive fabric that is ideal for use in interior decoration applications. Featuring a blockout layer, which ensures there is no show through, it is perfect for covering existing, but hard-to-remove graphics. With a specially designed adhesive, the Coala Silky Wallcover Textile is easy...

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Stick it up with Neschen’s Solvoprint performance wall-grip

In order to meet the special requirements of customers in the interior design and outdoor signage markets, Neschen has launched Solvoprint performance wall-grip, a 100 µm thick, polymeric and phthalate-free, self-adhesive PVC film. Particularly suitable for use on difficult, rough, porous and low energy surfaces, such as plaster, chipboard, concrete and PP containers, Solvoprint performance wall-grip has a matt and even surface structure that delivers excellent results when used in conjunction with (eco) solvent, latex and UV-curing inks. The high-tack adhesive is designed to last for five years when used in both interior and exterior applications and the environmentally...

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SwissQprint launches the Oryx LED

Following on from its Impala and Nyala UV LED  flatbed printers, SwissQprint has now introduced Oryx LED, which shares the same modular format and refined mechanical base as its predecessors, together with environmentally friendly UV LED technology. Available in November, the Oryx LED delivers a maximum speed of 65sqm/hr and combines a 2.5 × 2 metre bed size and nine colour channels, enabling users to choose the ink configuration most suited to their area of application. Other features include an option for roll media, a board option for use with oversized media formats up to four metres long and...

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Antalis invests in new trucks

Photo shows l-r: Richard Hunt, Business Development Manager at Linde and Nick Thompson, Logistics Director at Antalis Antalis has invested £7m in improving its logistics operation at its Coalville central distribution centre, with a seven-year contract with Linde. The investment sees Antalis undertake a phased delivery of 200 forklift trucks, including very narrow aisle (VNA), K-range combi-trucks. In addition to the new fleet, Antalis is completing a warehouse redesign and introducing a new warehouse management system as part of a wider programme to future proof the logistics operation. The new Linde VNA trucks feature a modular design concept, enabling...

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