Warwick Printing Co: factory is up for sale for £1.75m. Image: EHB Reeves Commercial

Staff await payment after print firm shuttered

A longstanding family-owned print business has gone into members voluntary liquidation, with employees claiming they have been given mixed messages about how and when they will be paid their wages and...

L-R: Hylands, Bird and Abbie Lunn, CPI digital engineer  with the Schmedt Cover One

Kolbus adds Schmedt agency

Kolbus has taken on the agency for German bookbinding machinery specialist Schmedt, and has already added a fresh installation at CPI Group.

The group’s administration had been expected

YM Group in administration

YM Group has gone into administration, marking an ignominious end for a business that at one time had lofty ambitions to dominate the UK web offset market.

Even Gutenberg would have been impressed with the recent advances in book production

Boost your bottom line with intelligent book imposition

While the book is among the oldest printed products, starting with Gutenberg’s bible more than 500 years ago, in the past two decades, book manufacturing has perhaps gone through one of its biggest...

Customers are questioning how their relationship with UPM can ever be repaired

UPM strike: despair as union rejects proposals

Printers and print buyers are in despair after the Finnish Paperworkers' Union rejected the four UPM strike settlement proposals on the table –  apparently due to the impasse at Communication Papers...

Weekend: new issue will be printed in a larger font size

Daily Mail revamps Weekend

DMG Media will ‘relaunch’ the Daily Mail’s Weekend magazine this Saturday.

YM Chantry: agency staff were sent home last night

Crunch time at YM Group as sites put up for sale

The future ownership – and structure – of YM Group is up in the air with a fast-track sale process underway and the potential that administrators could be appointed at three of its sites.

Norske Skog Bruck: operation is unaffordable in current energy environment

More paper surcharges, mill halts production due to energy crisis

Paper makers are implementing a further swathe of surcharges and at least one continental mill has been temporarily shut down after spiralling energy costs made its operation uneconomical.

Walstead can provide customers with a carbon figure for every job

Walstead signs up to ClimateCalc

Walstead Group is now using the ClimateCalc tool to calculate the carbon footprint of the work it produces.

Smith: It’s been like a perfect storm

Pandemic claims another high-end print firm

London-based, award-winning Boss Print has become the latest victim of the pandemic and closed its doors following an unsustainable drop in work.