Applications boosts capacity with HP Indigo press and SmartStream buy has invested in HP’s SmartStream Production Centre for its new Series 3 Indigo 7R press and two existing Indigo machines as it prepares for a push into trade printing.

Athena re-emerges as web-to-print cover art venture

Iconic poster company Athena has re-launched – as a web-to-print operation printing high-quality licensed album art from a facility in York.

Simpson Group completes £1.5m investment

Simpson Group has completed a £1.5m investment with the installation of a Crest 3200 X-Y RSC cutter.

Ordnance Survey paper map sales increase

According to Ordnance Survey (OS), paper maps are having a renaissance.

Business inspection: Coatings lead to healthier performance

Geoff Neal Litho found inline aqueous coatings offer a low-cost way of adding value.

SBF flags library closure during local redevelopment

St Bride Foundation (SBF) has decided to take steps to protect its collection during local redevelopment works by temporarily closing the library while work is in progress.

Barnard & Westwood plays host to HRH The Duke of York

HRH The Duke of York visited printing and bookbinding company Barnard & Westwood last Thursday (May 29).

Former Alf Cooke workers asked to share memories

A former transfer lithographer at Alf Cooke Printworks, Leeds has donated a vintage book about the print industry to the new Leeds City College campus, now inhabiting this iconic site.

Plain tobacco packaging one step closer

The government is set to introduce regulations that will pave the way for a ban on branded tobacco packaging in the UK.

Jem halves makeready times with PressProfiler

Printed packaging specialist Jem Packaging has invested in a PressProfiler server package from Prepress UK.