Archive for June, 2015

29th June 2015 – Robert Flather, Managing Director of Kolbus UK, has been elected as Chairman of Picon. 

He succeeds Bob Usher, Managing Director of Apex Digital Graphics, who has completed his two-year term leading the Council of the UK association of print industry manufacturers and suppliers. Read the rest of this entry »

Royal Academy Schools Show displays works created using latest Epson technologies

4th June 2015 – Several of the contemporary works on display in this year’s Royal Academy Schools Show have been inspired and created using Epson’s large format printers and projectors.

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Xaar plc, Cambridge, UK: 5th June 2015 – Xaar plc the inkjet printing technology group headquartered in Cambridge, UK, announces the appointment of a Non-Executive Director.

Following the retirement of David Cheesman in May 2015, the Company is pleased to announce that Margaret Rice-Jones will join the Board as a Non-Executive Director on 1 August 2015.

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June 11th, 2015 – JFM Plates, a Manchester-based specialist reprographics and finished printing plate supplier, has invested in GMG FlexoProof, along with GMG’s spectral proofing engine; OpenColor.

In addition, GMG ColorServer provides file re-separation to offer clients better press to proof consistency in conjunction with JFM’s platemaking service. Read the rest of this entry »

Supporting the Onyx Graphics channel in Central and Eastern Europe

SALT LAKE CITY, Jun. 9th 2015 – Onyx Graphics today announced the appointment of Mr. Rigte Groenbroek to the position of Territory Sales Manager for Central and Eastern Europe, in the Onyx Graphics Europe-Middle East-Africa (EMEA) Region.

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New press offers white capabilities and full variable printing flexibility

9th June 2015 – Superfast Labels has installed a second Epson SurePress label printer as part of the company’s investment in its expanding short-run digital label printing operation.

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8th June 2015 – Bristol Labels Ltd has invested in an Epson Surepress L-4033AW inkjet label press with an Esko Digital Front-End and a Grafisk DC330 finishing system to offer its customers a dynamic digital label printing service and boost its production capacity by 20%.

Over the past 12 years managing director Paul Stokes and his eight-strong team has grown Bristol Labels into a £1m turnover operation which specialises in producing labels primarily for breweries, ice cream firms, chemical products and cosmetic manufacturers. Read the rest of this entry »

Joins broadest range of digital labelling printers for the widest range of applications manufactured by any one company

5th June 2015 – Today Epson launches the ColorWorks C7500 compact colour label printer which has been developed to help manufacturers meet a wide variety of in-house, on-demand, customised labelling requirements. Read the rest of this entry »

Xaar plc, Cambridge, UK: 3rd June 2015: – Spanish Ceramic tile manufacturer, Cicogres, has recently celebrated 25 years in the industry – no small achievement given the mixed fortunes of the ceramics industry during this time.

Innovation, a commitment to continuous improvement and service excellence have driven the company’s success, according to Israel Sanchez Pellon, General Manager at Cicogres.

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Move to strengthen product competitiveness and ability to propose solutions in digital textile business

 TOKYO, Japan, June 1, 2015 – Epson Italia S.p.A., an Epson Group company (“Epson”, TSE:6724), has acquired For.Tex S.R.L., a leader in the textile printing industry.

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