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Land and assets bought

Sappi agrees Lanaken mill sale

Sappi has concluded an agreement to sell its Lanaken mill in Belgium to Dutch industrial property conversion specialist UTB.

Backup diesel generator at Paragon's Tewkesbury site. Image: NCM Auctions
Includes Ricoh, Xerox, Hunkeler and Tecnau devices

Paragon sells off large amount of surplus kit

A host of surplus transactional print equipment owned by Paragon is set to go up for auction later this month.

For firms or groups with sales of up to £45m

Close adds GGS funding to offering

Close Brothers Asset Finance has gained accreditation from the British Business Bank to provide Growth Guarantee Scheme funding.

Joe Clarke discussed his journey from humble origins to becoming an Olympic champion
"Motivational and inspiring"

Olympic gold medalist visits Zerographic

Zerographic received a recent visit from Olympic canoe slalom gold medallist Joe Clarke MBE, who inspired the company’s team members with his story.

The TF300 friction feeder feeds from the bottom, allowing staff to keep it stocked easily
New Kolbus kit

Bristol Bespoke Boxes adds feeder to ramp up production

Custom packaging start-up Bristol Bespoke Boxes has ramped up its production speeds after installing a Kolbus Autobox TF3000 friction feeder for its AB300 boxmaker.

Sirane is headquartered in Telford. Image: Google Maps
Packaging converter struggling

Sirane looks to appoint administrators

Packaging converter Sirane has filed a notice of intention to appoint an administrator.

An old issue of the Bedfordshire Bulletin. Image: Rosetta Publishing on Facebook
Blatant contravention

Local publisher disqualified over BBLs

The boss of a local newsletter publisher has been handed a lengthy ban for abusing the Bounce Back Loan scheme.

'Blown away by generosity'

Benton takes on charity trek in support of Ian Wilcock

Technotrans managing director Peter Benton is undertaking a charity walk on behalf of his friend Ian Wilcock, the former Heidelberg service director who has been diagnosed with early-onset...

New name for Leicester POS specialist

A Leicester-based point-of-sale and installation specialist has united its three separate brands under a new group identity – Melita POS.

Follows January deal

Mike Roberts becomes JPS CEO

PMG Print Management managing director Mike Roberts has become CEO at JPS, the business PMG acquired in January.

Some suppliers were awarded several lots
Trio of new tenders

Bumper £1.5m council contract heads up new tenders

A print contract worth £1.5m from Ipswich Borough Council is the biggest of the new industry related tenders currently available on the government’s Find a Tender service.

(L-R) BPIF's Charles Jarrold with Webmart's Simon Biltcliffe and Ronan McKechnie from CPI William Clowes
Delegates urged to engage with MPs

BPIF and others outline hopes for new government at annual reception

The BPIF and other speakers welcomed the new Labour government and expressed their hopes for the industry under its watch at the annual Print Industry Reception at the House of Lords yesterday (10...

Group has radically reshaped

Claverley posts loss on PCP sale

Claverley Group made a near-£2m loss on the disposal of Precision Colour Printing.

The material can be sent back to Moss for reprocessing after use
Adds to range of sustainable options

Moss launches new SustainaTex Ocean fabric

Moss has unveiled a new sustainable fabric for the UK graphics, events, and retail display markets.

Any print provider can 'scale their reach'

Adobe opens doors to worldwide print network

Adobe has added a kind of web-to-print capability to its Adobe Express AI content creation app, with the vision of enabling “a growing ecosystem of print partners”.