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Durst introduces full digital glaze line

Durst has used the CEVISAMA 2018 Ceramic Tile and Machinery Exhibition in Valencia, Spain, to unveil more details on its full digital glaze line currently undergoing industrial field-testing. After more than six years of research and development to create a complete glazing line capable of integrating a fully digital process based on an open system, Durst has confirmed that first customer installations are scheduled to start later this year. The solution incorporates latest-generation Durst glazing, printing and finishing technologies that can work with glazes that are similar to conventional products. On its stand at CEVISAMA 2018, Durst unveiled the...

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Signs of success

Signs and wayfinding systems have long been used to improve in-store experiences and drive impulse purchases. Now, as more retailers step up their efforts to assist disabled and elderly customers, Joanne Turner, Head of Marketing at queue management specialist Tensator, looks at why clear communications have never been more important. Campaigns around ‘hidden’ or ‘invisible’ health conditions have been gathering pace for some time now, highlighting the challenges some people face on a daily basis. For a person with autism, anxiety, dementia or bowel disease for example, visiting a busy shopping centre or supermarket can easily become overwhelming, or...

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Buy a UJF-7151plus, get a two-year Gold Warranty

Mimaki’s UK and Irish distributor, Hybrid Services is offering a two-year Gold warranty on the Mimaki UJF-7151plus production LED UV flatbed printer until the end of March for companies looking to invest in Mimaki’s award-winning technology. The Mimaki UJF-7151plus is a mid-format flatbed printer that features exceptionally detailed output, coupled with low running costs. With a 710x510mm bed size and industrial construction, consistently high print quality is ensured, thus making it the ideal machine for screenprinters seeking a digital solution that can increase their flexibility as well as quality. Hybrid’s Chief Operations Manager, Brett Newman said: “The UJF-7151plus is...

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CMYUK opens dedicated sample production facility

CMYUK has opened a dedicated premises to facilitate thrproduction of its popular Material Sample Binders, which include 80 application materialsunder four different headings, namely Laminate and Adhesives, Décor and Design, Flooring, Soft Image and Textiles. The binders combine cutting-edge materials with popular everyday substrates and includeexamples of the different finishes achieved when using multiple ink technologies, such as UV, solvent, latex and dye sublimation.With CMYUK handling the printing, cutting and collating in-house, new materials are regularly added to ensure the binder is kept bang up to date and faithfully reflects all of the latest industry trends. Michael Crook, Commercial...

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Metamark launches a new online window-on-the-world

Visitors to Metamark’s website who’re used to being welcomed by a clear and easily navigated presentation of the company’s range of SignVinyl, digital media and speciality materials will find all of these on the company’s new site, together with lots of colourful and lively customer content. This new, ever-changing and magazine-like window-on-the world is a reflection of all the great things that sign and print companies are doing, or could be doing, with Metamark materials. Those who feature there will be able to take the designers, specifiers, brands and other commercial influencers who visit back to their own...

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