'Very, very tragic situation'

Kornit CEO details Israel-Gaza war impact and firm's priorities

Kornit Digital CEO Ronen Samuel has spoken candidly about the impact of the Israel-Gaza war on the business and pledged that his top priority was supporting the firm’s employees and customers.

'The business is much broader now'

Integrity Print parent rebrands to better reflect group offering

The holding company that owns Integrity Print, A1 Security Print, Alliance Labels and a raft of other businesses has rebranded to better reflect the breadth of the current group.

The containerboard mill in Orange will permanently cease production. Image: Google Maps, 2016
US move will reduce capacity

International Paper closures to impact 900 jobs

International Paper is set to permanently close its containerboard mill in Orange, Texas and will permanently cease production on two of its pulp machines at other sites, affecting around 900 jobs.

The deal is worth £203m

Kin and Carta set for private equity takeover

Kin and Carta, the old St Ives business, is set to be acquired in a £203m private equity deal.

Advances in automation have contributed to the decline in the print worker population
A few countries buck the trend

Print worker numbers shrink 15% globally since 2018

The number of people employed by the print industry worldwide has shrunk by 14.8% since 2018, according to the latest figures from business intelligence service Smithers.

DMS' wrapped Varioprint landed at its new factory in late June
Digital web joins sheetfed engines

Data Mail Solutions doubles Canon fleet in factory move

Data Mail Solutions (DMS) installed two new Canon engines after moving operations to a new factory in Crawley, West Sussex in June.

Wrapology turned over £6.5m globally in 2022. Image Source: © Wrapology (Int) Ltd
UK luxury packaging specialist acquired

Wrapology to be bought by Germany’s Carton Group

Carton Group, a German packaging specialist owned by investment firm Waterland, is set to buy London-based luxury packaging firm Wrapology.

Rare Mags' tweet was shared two thousand times
Rare print represented in Stockport

Rare magazine shop goes viral with “print is dead” jibe

Rare Mags, a specialist rare magazine and book store based in Stockport, has had a post on X (F.K.A. Twitter) viewed 140,000 times after it was widely shared online.

Newsprinters: its three sites will become a joint venture operation
Move aimed at bolstering retail sector

News UK to end direct-to-retail delivery within M25

News UK is set to discontinue its direct-to-retail delivery service within the M25 region, effective from issue date Monday 13 November 2023.

The Fusion Cross is capable of processing up to 24,000 envelopes per hour
Installation will complete in December

FDM in double Bowe investment

FDM has invested in two Bowe Systec Fusion Cross high-speed production mail inserting systems to enhance its processing facility.

More than one interested party

Communisis in talks over potential sale

Communisis has confirmed it is in advanced talks with a number of potential buyers, as its US parent company enters Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection for the second time in 14 months.

Lee: "We are extremely proud of the growth steps that the business is taking"
Deal to complete this month

Mail Solutions to acquire Kalamazoo from Adare SEC

Envelope and print specialist Mail Solutions is to acquire security print business Kalamazoo from Adare SEC.

HP's B2 Indigo 12000 will run the new jobs
The firm chose HP Indigo tech

AA Labels invests £1.5m in folding carton pivot

Peterborough-based AA Labels has dived into the folding carton market with its purchase of a brand-new B2+ HP Indigo 12000 and TruCoat auto-fed laminator.

Retailers are continuing to reduce overpacking
Sustainability key priority for consumers

Macfarlane Packaging releases unboxing survey results

The findings from this year’s unboxing survey from Macfarlane Packaging have found that packaging sustainability remains the key priority for consumers.

Simon Redican, PAMCo CEO: Print's performance is robust
Monthly reach of 29.5m in the UK

Print retains strong market share post-pandemic

Printed newsbrands and magazines kept up strong market reach in the first half of 2023, while digital media took a hit, according to the latest data from industry barometer PAMCo.