Page: "This is a great fit for DCS and is part of our growth strategy"
Deal completed last week

DCS London acquires Scanplus

DCS London has acquired commercial printer Scanplus to support its growth.

Growing demand from clients

Pureprint snaps up first UK Acuity Ultra R2

Pureprint Group has expanded its exterior graphics capability by investing in the UK’s first Fujifilm Acuity Ultra R2 large-format printer, and has also recruited former Gardners sales director James...

Growth engines 'performed well'

Agfa pushes up profits at digital wing

Agfa will announce the first customer for its Speedset B1 inkjet press next month.

Overall print revenue was down 3.8% year-on-year for the first nine months of the year
No confidence in CEO

NUJ chapel calls for action over Reach job cuts

The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) group chapel at Reach has expressed no confidence in the leadership of Jim Mullen or the company’s senior leaders, following the publisher's recent announcement...

Wildies: "We are strengthening our position as a multinational player"
New owner for historic firm

Duncan Print Group bought by acquisitive German group

Duncan Print Group has been acquired by European business Carton Group, for an undisclosed sum.

HSE: "This was a disturbing incident"
Operator was not wearing a seatbelt

Forklift fatality results in £500k fine

A specialist supplier of barcoding technology has been fined £500,000 after a fatal forklift incident.

Swanston: “We’re excited to educate and inspire the next generation of printers"
Study involved 1,475 pieces of mail

SMP welcomes new attention data on value of mail

The Strategic Mailing Partnership (SMP) has welcomed new data on the relationship between attention and mail to reflect the power of mail’s engagement as a marketing channel.

Cards bearing the FSC label are made with paper or card that supports responsible forestry
Campaign launched last week

FSC UK launches Christmas card campaign

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) UK has launched its Christmas Card Pledge campaign, to ask those shopping for Christmas cards this year to pledge to choose FSC-certified cards.

Cost of living crisis among this year's worries

Bespoke print powers Xmas mental health message

Designer Liz Harry has called on the services of WTTB to produce an advent calendar with a difference.

Some suppliers were awarded several lots
Worth a total value of £1.6bn

CCS names suppliers on major print and post services contract

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has awarded a Pan Government Collaborative Agreement in the form of a multi-supplier framework contract consisting of eight lots for various postal and related services.

£5.6m must be paid to HM Treasury within two months

Royal Mail fined, takes action to restore quality of service

Royal Mail should view its £5.6m fine for failing to meet delivery targets as “a wake-up call”, according to Ofcom.

CPI: cardboard should be exempted

EU reuse targets will “drastically increase” plastic use, CPI warns

The EU’s reuse targets for transport packaging could backfire and cause a 12-million tonne surge in plastic consumption, the Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI) has warned.

Small business support programme

Inaugural Roland DG ‘Level Up Lab’ hailed a success

Roland DG is to build on the success of last month’s inaugural ‘Level Up Lab’ educational workshop, which aimed to help small and micro businesses scale their enterprises, with a new event next year.

Host of new features

Fiery unveils Command WorkStation 7 

Digital front-end developer Fiery has announced the next generation of Command WorkStation, its centralised job management interface that connects to all Fiery-driven cut-sheet, large-format and...

Sign Plus employed 21 staff located in Dalgety Bay. Image: Google Maps
50 staff made redundant

PFI Group puts three Scottish sign ops into administration

Administrators have been appointed at acquisitive PFI Group’s Sign Plus business and its divisions Lofthus Signs and Jasmine.