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With six new lines, and millions of printed products, the rebrand will cost TfL £6.3m
'Delivery is 99% of the project'

Exclusive: inside London Overground’s £6m rebrand

Tenders for Transport for London’s (TfL’s) £6.3m London Overground overhaul will go live later in 2024, with 113 stations and six lines requiring totally new signage. Printweek spoke to TfL’s head of...

Benefits of co-location welcomed

Sign & Digital UK receives positive response after revamp

Signage and wide-format show Sign & Digital UK (SDUK) returned to the NEC in Birmingham earlier this week – the first since Datateam Business Media acquired the show and also co-located it with...

KM: print volumes at commercial printing companies “on a recovery trend”
New execs also appointed

Konica Minolta streamlines business units

Konica Minolta is streamlining its business units into three – a move that means Professional Print will be combined with its workplace operations in a huge new division.

The new equipment will lower Kemsley mill’s freshwater use significantly
Organic investment drive continues

DS Smith boosts Kemsley efficiency with £48m investment

DS Smith has unveiled a £48m investment in a new fibre preparation line (F-line) at its Kemsley paper mill.

Framework is UK-wide and available to all public sector organisations
First of the new contracts starts in June

CCS preps for new print deals worth £1.7bn

Crown Commercial Service will start approaching the market next month with a massive £1.7bn contract opportunity for printing and related services – including ‘Print Marketplace 2’.

Admins appointed

End of the line for Greenshires

Greenshires Group has gone into administration, with all employees laid off.

The refurbished Matan was sourced, delivered and commissioned in just five weeks
Refurbished EFI Matan 5m engine

CoverUp up to date with 5m EFI install

Dublin-based wide-format trade printer CoverUp has brought its super-wide mesh printing operation up-to-date with a refurbished EFI Matan 5m roll-to-roll engine.

Patton: "We are pleased that the UN has recognised our progress to date". Image credit: Jamie Simpson
Corporate sustainability initiative

Macfarlane Group joins United Nations Global Compact

Macfarlane Group has joined corporate sustainability initiative the United Nations Global Compact.

Pension contributions also unpaid

Works Manchester leaves huge shortfall

Works Manchester racked up a PAYE liability with HMRC of more than £600,000 during its short-lived and ultimately disastrous ownership by PFI Group.

Sprintprint operates out of a former fire station
Preston printshop updates fleet

Sprintprint upgrades Konica Minolta workhorse

Sprintprint has swapped out one of its two Konica Minolta AccurioPress toner engines for a brand-new AccurioPress C4070 with air-feed deck.

Mohawk is a family-owned business founded in 1931
Follows prior industrial partnership

Fedrigoni acquires Mohawk assets

The Fedrigoni Group has acquired certain assets of Mohawk Fine Papers, the company it entered into an industrial partnership with in September 2022.

Organisers were anticipating around 7,000 visitors
Over 450 exhibitors

Larger Packaging Innovations impresses in Birmingham

Packaging Innovations & Empack returned to the NEC in Birmingham this week with 20% more floorspace and a positive reception from exhibitors, as sustainability once again proved the dominant talking...

Aluminium prices have soared and can no longer be absorbed
Increases can no longer be absorbed

Fujifilm flags wide-ranging price rises in Europe

Fujifilm has announced “double digit” price increases on a range of products that will come into effect next month.

2023 headline figures were positive for mail
Mail attention up year-on-year

Mail drove 40% conversion rate from site visit to purchase in Q4 2023

JICMail, the joint industry currency for ad mail, has released its data for Q4 2023, which found that despite continued challenging trading conditions for retailers, mail played its part in delivering...

Edmundowicz: “As soon as I learned about Gelato and met the team, I was all in”

Gelato takes on CRO to accelerate growth

Gelato has appointed a new chief revenue officer as the global print-on-demand network targets growth.