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Commercial print firm Lanes Printers of Broadstairs, Kent, has taken delivery of a new Screen PlateRite 8600N-S B1thermal platesetter to deliver a more efficient and productive plate production workflow to the company’s growing offset print services.

Founded as a family-owned business in 1897, Lanes Printers was acquired in 1990 by current Managing Director Wayne Yorath and 4 years ago by his daughter Rachel.

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The London School of Photography unveiled the winners of the 2014 LSP Awards Photography Competition this week (2nd December).

At a ceremony in the ME Hotel in Central London, Alessia Francesca Muoio was unveiled as the overall winner.

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4th December 2014 – Epson is offering free SureColor signage printer training at its dedicated training facility in Hemel Hempstead on 28th January and 25th February 2015.

The Epson SureColor Academy intensive one-day sessions have been created especially for SureColor SC-S series users and are worth £300 per person per day.

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1st December 2014 – Galloways (www.galloways.co.uk) has invested in GMG proofing and colour management software to offer its clients a high level of colour accuracy from proof to print, while reducing ink costs.

Based in Cheshire, Galloways is a leading commercial printer producing a wide variety of printed literature for a number of major advertising, design and marketing agencies, as well as a diverse range of direct clients. Read the rest of this entry »

Installation produced for St Michaels Church, Camden, is printed using Epson technology and media

November 27th, 2014 – A stunning piece of contemporary art has been commissioned and installed in St Michael’s Church, Camden.

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24th November 2014 – At Heimtextil  (14-17 January 2015, Messe Frankfurt, Stand F15 Hall 4) Epson Europe will showcase the creative design and production flexibility of its inkjet printers and inks to produce bespoke interior décor products in high quality – quickly, easily and in small quantities.

During the show Epson will demonstrate digital direct-to-textile, direct-to-cushion cover and wallpaper printing and show how its innovative inkjet technology can enable new décor applications on materials such as glass, metal and plastic.

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21st November 2014 – When Melony Rocque-Hewitt took over her newly-built Year 3 classroom at Handcross Primary School in West Sussex she faced the challenge of creating artwork for its many windows.

She turned to Epson who helped her transform the room with stunning Egyptian window graphics.

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GBM Group, Manchester (www.gbm.co.uk) has bought a Screen Truepress Jet W3200UV HS high-speed flat-bed printer to boost its Manchester-based production facilities. The impact on its business has been immediate from the start.

“The Truepress Jet’s ability to deliver superb quality results using six-colours plus white at a blistering 150 sqm/hr has allowed us to offer our blue-chip retail and brand clients a very competitive and fast turnaround service,” says GBM Sales Director, Simon Higginbottom.

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12 November, 2014 – Renowned print specialist YR Store (www.yrsto.re/), in collaboration with Japanese streetwear brand A BATHING APE®  (www.bape.com), has launched a pop-up within Selfridges, Oxford Street, offering customers the chance to design their own personalised t-shirts using Epson SureColor direct-to-garment printers.

Taking place on the menswear floor of the prestigious store, the YR x A BATHING APE® installation offers a once in a lifetime opportunity for consumers to delve into the iconic BAPE® pattern archives to create their own customised unisex premium t-shirts for adults and children.

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LumeJet, the British print technology innovator, is pioneering again.

This time though, it is not a technology breakthrough. This time LumeJet aims to be the first crowdfunded digital printing machine and print head manufacturer and, in an unprecedented move, it is saying to the print industry, “Come on in”.

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