Bob Jenkins suddenly realised his head felt hot. Unusually hot. "It was not," he says "the sort of feeling you get with a normal headache. It was like imagining a saucepan full of simmering water, with a broken egg in it. The egg was my brain."
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Manchester-based marketing services specialist APS Group has appointed Ken Moores to the new role of business development director. He took up the position in April.
Paperlinx has taken a major step to consigning its three merchanting brands to the annals of history by rebranding them all under the Paperlinx banner while reassuring customers that the changes will have no impact on credit lines.
York-based printer and publisher and former BPIF president Bill Sessions has died at the age of 97.
Buckinghamshire-based UV curing specialist Benford UV has named a new international partner and appointed a technical consultant as part of its expansion plans.
After seven years, my time on PrintWeek has come to an end. While I would never claim to have ink in my veins, I will always feel that I am part of this industry and so before I move on I would like to offer this, my 'reflections of a closet printer'...
Durst has continued to strengthen its UK sales presence with the appointment of a northern sales manager in Richard Bates.
One of the last major print production roles in UK magazine publishing is no more.
Tributes have been pouring in for print industry pioneer Efi Arazi, founder of Scitex Corporation and Electronics for Imaging (EFI).
Chris King, group production director at Haymarket Media UK, has died.
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BCQ Group joint managing director Tyrone Spence has sold his 50% stake in the £10m turnover business to fellow joint managing director Richard Knowles and launched a new company e-com2.
Digital pre-press and print pioneer Efi Arazi, founder of both Scitex and Electronics for Imaging (EFI) and father of Israel's high-tech industry, has passed away, aged 76.
Rather than allowing employers to submit annual PAYE accounts, like they used to, HMRC is about to demand that they upload details every time they pay someone, starting from this month's payday.
Louis Werneke, founder of Werneke Ink Company, a "key facet" of Flint Group since the turn of the century, has died.
Tullis Russell has announced the appointment of former Linpac Group chief executive Mike Arrowsmith as a non-executive director.
Former ProCo sales director Jon Bailey has been promoted to managing director of the Sheffield-based firm to spearhead growth plans, as founder Mark Schofield becomes chairman.
Talks between Unite and management of Artisan Press are taking place after union members rejected new changes to working conditions.
KBA UK managing director Christian Knapp has resigned and will leave the company during the summer.
Packaging giant Smurfit Kappa UK has pleaded guilty to health and safety regulation breaches after an employee severed his fingers at its Whitehaven factory.
Dedicated to the business of printing the works of some of the UK's most famous contemporary artists, Peter Bennett is a craftsman to the core
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The Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP) is to deliver a masters degree for the packaging industry in partnership with Leeds Metropolitan University, from this autumn.
Archant is to cut 24 editorial roles as the company proposes to combine its Norfolk and Suffolk operations under one production unit.
East Anglian printer Suffolk Offset has been put into liquidation following machinery maintenance issues and its inability to meet demands for rent.
Tim Barker, a former environmental manager of Robert Horne Group (RHG) and sustainability specialist at Paperlinx, has launched his own consultancy.
It has long been recognised that trees are an environmental 'good'. They act as a carbon capture and storage system and the expansion of forestry in Europe has led to many more trees being planted than harvested. By signing up to one of two chains of...
An increasing demand for training on Bobst equipment from UK customers has led the packaging equipment and services firm to expand its training team.
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