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Author: Val Hirst

Reflex reflects on Acuity B1 benefits

Reflex Printed Plastics, the first company in the world to invest in Fujifilm’s new B1 format inkjet printer, is looking back on a year of faster finishing, reduced waste, cost savings and added flexibility.   Nestled in the picturesque Kent countryside, Reflex Printed Plastics is a plastics printer with a proud 43-year heritage. The company produces a huge range of high quality printed plastic products for a variety of customers, using a mix of digital wide format, litho and screen solutions. Popular products include: POS display materials, stickers and decals, window films, mouse pads and folders, as well as...

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Esko appoints Mattias Byström as President

Esko has announced that Mattias Byström has been appointed as its new president President, and that he will take up his role on 1st January, 2019. Byström succeeds Udo Panenka, who is leaving the company to pursue new opportunities. Reflecting on this change, Joakim Weidemanis, Executive Vice President of Danaher, Esko’s parent company, said: “We thank Udo for his excellent service to Danaher over the past ten years, including leading Esko since 2015. Under his leadership, Esko repositioned the flexo plate production business through innovation and moved to a new site in Itzehoe. Udo also built up Esko’s business serving...

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Signs Express centres change hands

Signs Express has announced that Paul Glover has become the new owner of its Nottingham centre, following its sale after the founding owners, Jane and Adam Bailey, moved out of the area. Established by the Baileys in 2011, the business, which is one of the largest signs and graphics operations in the region, fields an in-house team of experienced signmakers in-house, and provides a comprehensive design, manufacturing and installation service for a wide range of both large and small companies. Paul Glover (pictured left), who has already gained extensive business experience having previously owned and managed a business in...

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Deko 3D solves 3D problem with Massivit printer

Deko 3D by Sépia has installed a Massivit 1800 3D Printing Solution in a bid to secure new business and overcome the constraints of traditional production processes. Based in Grenoble, Deko 3D, a specialist provider of large format 3D applications and a subsidiary of Sépia Signalétique, was founded as a full-service 3D service bureau. Explaining the rationale behind the purchase of the Massivit printer, Eric Pessarossi, General Manager at Deko 3D, said: “After several years of declining projects, largely due to the manufacturing constraints of CNC machining, we decided to create a dedicated division with in-house 3D solutions that could solve...

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William Smith appoints new National Sales Manager

William Smith Group 1832 has recently appointed Steve Laundon as its National Sales Manager, a role in which he will be responsible for further boosting the company’s sales in the sign, display and digital printing sectors. Steve, who has experience in merchant banking, regulatory services and commercial print, will be directly responsible for the activities of William Smith Group 1832’s external sales team and will also help to find solutions for customers’ vinyl needs. For further information, visit:...

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