Kit up for sale includes an HP Latex R2000
Much of the kit is in strong condition

Wahooti sells off equipment ahead of closure

Wide-format specialist Wahooti will be auctioning its plant in late November.

Lord Grade delivered keynote

Printing Charity luncheon celebrates strength of print and 2023 achievements

More than 150 guests attended the Printing Charity’s 194th Annual Luncheon yesterday where the guest speaker was the Charity’s president and Ofcom chair Michael Grade, Lord Grade of Yarmouth.

The change negotiations cover around 90 employees at the UPM Biofuels Lappeenranta biorefinery. Image: Google Maps
Temporary layoffs could be implemented in stages

UPM businesses to start change negotiations on possible temporary layoffs

UPM Pulp, UPM Timber, UPM Communication Papers, and UPM Biofuels are set to start change negotiations on around 2,200 possible temporary layoffs.

Sustainability to the fore

Micropress becomes Carbon Balanced Printer

Micropress Printers has added to its sustainability credentials by becoming a Carbon Balanced Printer via the World Land Trust.

Policy change: "Some print managers are going to have to change the way they work"
Conditions will apply from April 2024

Chancellor acts to improve payment terms at public sector suppliers

Jeremy Hunt’s Autumn Statement contained a new policy that could have a far-reaching – and positive – impact on parts of the industry.

Measures cautiously welcomed

Autumn Statement: industry reacts

Jeremy Hunt’s Autumn Statement has been cautiously welcomed by print groups, with several of the chancellor’s 110 announced measures attracting particular praise.

(L-R) Peter Smith, Paul Treanor, Neil Macray and Ian Bates
New Canon kit due

Statex eyes growth with major investment following MBO

Statex is continuing a programme of investment worth around £800,000 so far which included a management buyout (MBO) around a year ago and new kit and other improvements since as it looks to further...

(L-R) Jorge Nogueira from Meevo, Simon McKenzie from Hollywood Monster and Pedro Dantas from Meevo
Device incorporates 4.0 functionality

Hollywood Monster takes on new SEAS system

Hollywood Monster has taken on a new Silicone Edge Automated Stitching (SEAS) machine from Meevo to enhance its productivity and quality.

Macfarlane has financed the deal entirely from its existing £35m bank facility
Organic growth continuing

Macfarlane Group full-year profits in line with expectations

Macfarlane Group is expecting its adjusted pre-tax profit for 2023 to be ahead of last year and in line with its full-year expectations.

Meehan (L) and Latham (R) are excited to get working
Steady growth planned

Safe handover at Fastsigns Huddersfield

Fastsigns Huddersfield has marked 20 years in business with a management buyout, as director Keven Mitchell steps back from the business.

Christmas Eve premium delivery option for business customers

Royal Mail: last posting dates and TikTok deal

Royal Mail has issued last posting dates for Christmas that should allow time for much more last minute business than last year.

Rogers: "The IPIA has consistently engaged with government on multiple levels this year"
Autumn Statement this afternoon

IPIA urges chancellor to heed calls for business support

Ahead of this afternoon’s Autumn Statement, the IPIA said it was looking forward to the announcement of expanded business tax relief by the chancellor.

FRP Advisory appointed

PFI Group forced to act over Signmaster

Workers at PFI Group subsidiary Signmaster have at last gained some clarity and have been told the business is going to administration.

Wages not paid for four weeks

Workers left in limbo at PFI subsidiary

Another PFI Group company has gone into administration, while the trading status of a separate subsidiary is unclear.

Barclay family could pay £1bn-plus to Lloyds

Drama as Telegraph sale process is paused

The sale process for the Telegraph Media Group and The Spectator magazine has been paused until next month, with the Barclay family racing to take back control of their former publishing assets.