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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…
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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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Entry-level versatility at European Digital Press Association (EDP) Awards recognised.

Mimaki Europe's General Manager, Marketing, Mike Horsten with the EDP award for ‘Best Print and Cut Solution’ Mimaki Europe's General Manager, Marketing, Mike Horsten with the EDP award for ‘Best Print and Cut Solution’ Mimaki, a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers, was recognised at FESPA 2015 with a European Digital Press Association (EDP) award for ‘Best Print and Cut Solution’. As an entry-level printer, the Mimaki CJV150 Series is designed to bring simultaneous print/cut operations at a print speed of up to 56.2 m2/hr. The award was accepted by Mike Horsten, General Manager Marketing of Mimaki EMEA, at a special awards ceremony held during the show.

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HP Latex 3500 and 3100 Printers, HP Scitex 17000 Corrugated Press debut at FESPA 2015.

The new HP Latex 3500 Printer handles high-volume, dedicated application production, boosting productivity and helping to reduce production costsThe new HP Latex 3500 Printer handles high-volume, dedicated application production, boosting productivity and helping to reduce production costs

HP unveiled the HP Latex 3500 and 3100 Printers at FESPA 2015, expanding its HP Latex Technology portfolio, and also showcased its digital corrugated offering with the HP Scitex 17000 Corrugated Press. These new solutions are a further step by HP to help sign and display print service providers (PSPs) and corrugated converters increase productivity and workflow efficiency.

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French label producer scoops prestigious French Label Award.

Domino - N610i digital colour ink jet label press Domino - N610i digital colour ink jet label press

Domino Printing Sciences' N610i digital colour ink jet label press has enabled French adhesive label printer QRT Graphique to win its second French Label Award (Les Trophees de l’Etiquettes, organised by Etiq & Pack magazine). This year, the company won the award in the ‘Food’ category after taking the top prize in the ‘Non-food goods’ category in 2014.

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Company praised for its outstanding customer service.

L-R Clare Evans, Purchasing Manager, Antalis Packaging; Roger Whittaker, MD, Sheard; Donna Rothery, Customer Service Technician, Sheard; Andy Christian, Purchasing and Procurement Director, Antalis UK and Ireland.L-R Clare Evans, Purchasing Manager, Antalis Packaging; Roger Whittaker, MD, Sheard; Donna Rothery, Customer Service Technician, Sheard; Andy Christian, Purchasing and Procurement Director, Antalis UK and Ireland.When words like 'reliable', 'helpful', 'fast turnarounds' and 'unbelievably flexible' are used to describe a company, it’s easy to see why Sheard Packaging secured this year's 'Antalis Supplier of the Year' award for 2014.

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Océ PlotWave 500 receives top honour at iF Design Awards 2015.

Océ PlotWave 500 awarded an iF Gold Product Design Award at the iF Design Awards 2015Océ PlotWave 500 awarded an iF Gold Product Design Award at the iF Design Awards 2015Canon has announced that its Océ PlotWave 500 wide format printing system has been awarded an iF Gold Product Design Award at the iF Design Awards 2015. The Océ PlotWave 500 was one of seven Canon products to receive a prestigious award at the event.

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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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