Simon Eccles

Benford UV

Best of British: The genies of the lamp

Just as the UK has a cluster of inkjet developers which one way or another can trace their origins back to Cambridge University colleges, it also has a crop of innovative UV curing lamp makers whose...

Flagship toner press

Star product: Ricoh Pro C9500

Ricoh’s new flagship toner press, targeted at high-volume commercial print operations, boasts a new print engine and significant improvements to quality, speed, automation and media range.

Best of British: Industrial inkjet’s wizards

Here’s another pioneering British developer that grew up in the inkjet hothouse around Cambridge.

Star product: eProductivity Software Midmarket Print Suite

A suite of applications “decades in the making” aimed at optimising production processes.

Star product: CGS Oris Real Substrate Proof

A fully colour-accurate digital proofing system for packaging.

GEW’s headquarters and production facility in Crawley, West Sussex

Lighting the way

We’ve built up quite a library of Best of British stories now, but Crawley- based UV lamp maker GEW (EC) might just claim the title of ‘most British’ to date.

Buyers' guide

Making connections: assessing the UK’s MIS landscape

Management information systems or MIS, is a fairly loose and fluid group of computerised financial, production and sales support tools.

Star product: Inkcups Helix One

A dedicated DTO option for parallel and tapered cylinders.

Star product: Fujifilm Revoria PC1120

Fujifilm’s new flagship dry-toner press is now available in the UK and offers customers access to new applications and substrates, an expanded gamut and improved throughput performance.

The Zünd G3 cutter gives Graham and Geoffrey Davey the option to do 3D routing work

Me & My: Zünd G3 3XL-3200

Founded 25 years ago in Kettering, Northants, Artisan Signs is a family-run, large-format print and signage company that works with a broad range of clients, taking in large retail, marketing and...