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Author: Val Hirst

Durst announces new central management

Durst is expanding its high-revenue Large Format Printing (LFP) segment with new leadership. Previously, the segment was divided into the areas of web-fed printing in Brixen and flatbed printing at the Lienz production site. However, with the introduction of the P5 technology platform and the future development of hybrid printing systems, the company will, in future, be controlled from the Durst headquarters in Brixen, northern Italy. Two experienced Durst managers, Christian Harder and Andrea Riccardi (pictured right and left above), will form the new dual leadership. Both employees have been with the company for over 20 years and have...

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Sign & Digital UK attracts new and returning exhibitors

 With nearly 200 leading industry suppliers already planning to participate at this year’s Sign & Digital UK, the show returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 2nd– 4th April, where it will feature both new and returning exhibitors on Halls 3-3a. Newcomers will include ABC Display Industry, GMG Color, Liquid Lens Systems, M3 Online Limited, Protek, Premier Paper Group, Signzworld, Solar Illuminations, Trade Sign Shop, Target Transfers, UK Feather Flags, UK Industrial Tapes, and Viscom LEDs and Frames. Amongst the many companies returning to the show will be Atlantic Tech Services, Blackman & White, CMYUK, Complete CNC Solutions, Epson, GESS, Hexis UK,...

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Antalis releases Oralite retroreflective films

Antalis has introduced the Oralite 5200 range of economy grade retroreflective films, which feature a weather-proof, self-adhesive that has been specially developed for use in the manufacture of information signs, such as road traffic signage. The Oralite 5200 Economy Grade is a high-quality retroreflective film, with excellent corrosion and solvent resistance that is ideal for use in outdoor applications. The films, which are available in white, yellow, orange, red, green, and blue and offer an extremely smooth and scratch-resistant finish, as well as good printability, are also the perfect choice for use with road and traffic signs and emergency...

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CMYUK announces digital textile development facility

CMYUK has announced that it intends to build a new digital textile development facility in Shrewsbury. The construction, which will be an extension of its existing demonstration and training centre, will showcase digital textile printing equipment and associated technologies. The new facility will enable CMYUK to further expand its growth in the digital textile print sector in terms of both equipment and materials for use in the emerging décor, design and fashion markets. Its dedicated business division, which has already established close product development programmes with key textile and equipment manufacturing partners, will increase significantly once the new centre...

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Antalis enhances its sustainable options with Xanita

Antalis has further extended its visual communications portfolio with the addition of Xanita, an ultra-lightweight and sustainable composite fibre-board substrate. Xanita board is a closed-cell fibre-board, which features a corrugated kraft core made of recycled cardboard boxes and sugar cane waste. Fully recyclable and repulpable alongside normal paper waste, not only is it plastic-free, it also offers a number of other environmental benefits too, including the use of VOC-free adhesives, FSC sourced liners and ECF certification, thus ensuring that all of the materials used in its manufacture are non-toxic. At the same time, Xanita board is both practical and...

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