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Young people are the future of the sign industry in the UK

Nominations are closing shortly for the BSGA ‘Young Sign Maker of the Year’ award sponsored by Roland DG. Offered in recognition of the next generation of hardworking talent emerging in the UK sign industry, nominations for the BSGA ‘Young Sign Maker of the Year’ 2016 will shortly be closing for entries on 5th of August 2016. Sponsored by Roland DG, the award acknowledges the next generation of print, and for the second year running the BSGA judging panel will have a tough choice with entries already being of a high standard.
HP Indigo 12000 Digital Press

HP to showcase new business growth opportunities at photokina 2016

 HP announced that it will showcase the latest capabilities for top quality printing at photo finishers and professional labs at photokina (20-25 September 2016, Cologne, Germany). At HP’s booth (Hall 4.2), visitors to photokina will see the HP Indigo 12000…
Rob Goleniowski demonstrating the LEF-20 at the VersaUV Experience Day

VersaUV Experience Day by Roland DG was successful

Roland DG event attended by many partners and customers Clevedon in the UK was the host area for Roland DG UK’s UK’s first VersaUV Experience Day. There was a focus on versatility and a variety of profitable applications were shown across a wide range of…
Jeff Jacobson

Xerox is splitting their company in two.

Jeff Jacobson has been appointed to the Board of Xerox. Jeffrey Jacobson, who is president of the Xerox Technology business, has been appointed to the Xerox Board of Directors following the completion of the company’s planned separation into two publicly…

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Young people are the future of the sign industry in the UK

Nominations are closing shortly for the BSGA ‘Young Sign Maker of the Year’ award sponsored by Roland DG. Offered in recognition of the next generation of hardworking talent emerging in the UK sign industry, nominations for the BSGA ‘Young Sign Maker of the…
HP Indigo 12000 Digital Press

HP to showcase new business growth opportunities at photokina 2016

 HP announced that it will showcase the latest capabilities for top quality printing at photo finishers and professional labs at photokina (20-25 September 2016, Cologne, Germany). At HP’s booth (Hall 4.2), visitors to photokina will see the HP Indigo 12000…
Rob Goleniowski demonstrating the LEF-20 at the VersaUV Experience Day

VersaUV Experience Day by Roland DG was successful

Roland DG event attended by many partners and customers Clevedon in the UK was the host area for Roland DG UK’s UK’s first VersaUV Experience Day. There was a focus on versatility and a variety of profitable applications were shown across a wide range of…
MTEX 5032HS at Sign UK

First Appearance Of MTEX 5032HS In UK

MTEX celebrated a year of continued growth and innovation at Sign & Digital UK. MTEX showcased one of its five new models launched during 2015 – the high speed version of its MTEX 5032 printer as it celebrated a year of outstanding growth and innovation at…
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IDS Wins Red Dot Award

USB 3 uEye XC industrial camera’s unconventional design quality demonstrates individuality. German based Imaging Development Systems (IDS), has received a Red Dot award for its innovative USB 3.0 industrial camera. The company is one of the leading global…

New Digital Signage Theatre Announced By Sign & Digital UK

A number of seminars will run over the three days exploring how digital signage has changed the industry. Sign & Digital UK has announced the launch of a new Digital Signage Theatre ahead of its 2016 show, which returns to the NEC Birmingham from the 19 to 21…

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Jeff Jacobson

Xerox is splitting their company in two.

Jeff Jacobson has been appointed to the Board of Xerox. Jeffrey Jacobson, who is president of the Xerox Technology business, has been appointed to the Xerox Board of Directors following the completion of the company’s planned separation into two publicly…
Kerrie-Anne Moore

Soyang Europe Strengthens Sales Team

Company appoints Kerrie-Anne Moore to push sales in self-adhesive materials market. Soyang Europe has beefed up its sales team with the appointment of self-adhesive specialist Kerrie-Anne Moore. Her new role will see her spearhead Soyang’s new range of…
Ursula Burns

Burns To Chair New Xerox Company

Xerox confirms Ursula Burns as head of post-separation Document Technology Company. It was announced on 20 May 2016 by the Board of Directors of Xerox that Ursula Burns will take over the reins as chairman of the board of the Document Technology Company…
IIJ Nick Beckett

IIJ Beefs-Up Technical Support

Two new appointments made to help support the company’s growing customer base globally. Industrial Inkjet Ltd (IIJ) has appointed two new technical specialists to strengthen and help support the company’s systems for a growing customer base globally.
Stuart Morrison

New Technical Service Engineer At Durst UK

Durst appoints Stuart Morrison as technical applications specialist. Stuart Morrison has joined Durst UK as a Technical Service Engineer, specialising in technical applications.
Nigel Bond, CEO of UK based Domino Printing Sciences

Brother Goes Outside ‘The Box’

Nigel Bond now part of the Brother Executive Management Team. Nigel Bond, CEO of UK based Domino Printing Sciences, has become a member of the Brother Executive Management Team. The appointment came into effect 1 April, 2016.

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Must See ’Ems Awards with New Technology Innovations for Print Businesses.

2015 contest recognizes advanced Fiery innovations, integrated MIS automation and inkjet inks in EFI’s fifth consecutive year as the top Must See ’Ems honoree

EFI™ earned nine awards this year in the annual Must See ’Ems graphic arts technology competition – the most presented to any company this year. The Must See ’Ems competition recognizes the most compelling new products to be presented at North America’s largest annual graphic arts trade show, Graph Expo.

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Committee of industry experts say EFI integration of GamSys MIS and Metrix planning software marks a significant improvement in workflow automation.

EFI Patrick VrevenEFI Patrick VrevenAt the Graphitec Expo in Paris last month, an expert committee of industry leaders and technical experts announced the winners of the 15th Graphitec Innovation Awards. It is the largest print show in France and this year's event focused on new technology and workflow optimisation. The Graphitec Innovation Awards are reserved for those products that demonstrate technical innovation and deliver significant customer value. EFI™ took top position in the category of MIS, ERP and Web to Print Software Solutions for the integration of its EFI GamSys MIS and EFI Metrix production automation software.

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Companies avoid paying high corporate taxes in Ireland, are they really helping the Irish community with €33K!

(L to R) Helena Morgan, Corporate Development Manager, Children’s Fund for Health, Eugene O’Reilly, eBay GIVE Team, Hazel Mitchell, Site Director, eBay, Louise Phelan, Vice President of Global Operations EMEA, PayPal, Gillian Geraghty, PayPal GIVE Team, Tommy Garvey, PayPal GIVE Team and Ciara Hughes, eBay GIVE Team.(L to R) Helena Morgan, Corporate Development Manager, Children’s Fund for Health, Eugene O’Reilly, eBay GIVE Team, Hazel Mitchell, Site Director, eBay, Louise Phelan, Vice President of Global Operations EMEA, PayPal, Gillian Geraghty, PayPal GIVE Team, Tommy Garvey, PayPal GIVE Team and Ciara Hughes, eBay GIVE Team.

On 30 June 2015, PayPal and eBay (PayPal is an eBay Inc. (Nasdaq: EBAY) company) announced that nine Irish charities will receive funding totalling over €33,000 from the eBay Inc. GIVE Foundation. The nine benefiting charities were all nominated by employees of PayPal and eBay, at their Blanchardstown, Ballycoolin and Dundalk offices, and their grant allocation was determined by the results of a vote carried out in PayPal and eBay. Almost 700 employees engaged in the voting process.

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 Get up to £4,000 cashback with a Mimaki UJF printer this summer!

Promotional items printed on the Mimaki UJF series Promotional items printed on the Mimaki UJF series As it continues with its sizzling summer promotions, Mimaki’s UK and Irish distributor, Hybrid Services is offering up to £4,000 cashback with the purchase of a Mimaki UJF flatbed LED UV printer until 28th August 2015.

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European Digital Press Association votes “Best Multipurpose Object Printer”.

Mutoh-VJ-426UF-EDP-award Mutoh-VJ-426UF-EDP-award Wide format printer manufacturer MUTOH has won a prestigious EDP award (European Digital Press Association) for its ValueJet 426UF A3+ flatbed LED UV printer as “Best Multipurpose Object Printer”. The award was presented to Mutoh during a special ceremony held at Fespa 2015 in Cologne, Germany last week. The EDP awards are attributed by a panel of independent and highly respected print industry professionals appointed by the European Digital Press Association.

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21 things you can only get away with saying at Christmas

21 things you can only get away with saying at Christmas 1. I prefer breasts to legs 2. Tying the legs together keeps the inside moist. 3. Smother the butter all over the breasts! 4. If I don't undo my trousers, I'll burst! 5. I've never seen a better…
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The Gay Cowboy

A successful rancher died and left everything to his devoted wife. She was a very good-looking woman and determined to keep the ranch, but knew very little about ranching, so she decided to place an ad in the newspaper for a ranch hand. Two cowboys applied…
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Monastery Life

A young monk arrives at the monastery. He is assigned to helping the other monks in copying the old canons and laws of the church by hand. He notices, however, that all of the monks are copying from copies, not from the original manuscript.

Can you measure up?

It was a wet day when a man walked out to the street and caught a taxi. He got into the taxi, and the cabbie said, "Perfect timing. You're just like Brian" Passenger: "Who?" Cabbie: "Brian Sullivan. He's a guy who did everything right all the time. Like my…
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SHERGARS BUM

I cant help myself this week. So please excuse the sick jobs. Talking about being sick I had a sore throat. I was feeling a little hoarse. A woman has been taken into hospital after eating horse meat burgers from Tesco. Her condition is said to be stable Not…

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