McMurray: leading the improvement program being delivered by the new SLT
PFI CEO Darren McMurray did not attend hearing

Employment tribunal finds in favour of former Futurama directors

Five former employees of PFI Group subsidiary Futurama have been awarded nearly £120,000 in total after a judge found they had been unfairly or wrongfully dismissed.

Concern over sales levels was respondents' top ranked business concern
Output growth forecast improving

Industry output subdued in Q3 but Q4 expectations more positive

The UK’s printing and printed packaging industry struggled with output and orders in Q3 but expectations are more positive for Q4, according to the BPIF’s latest Printing Outlook report.

The Leafletdrop platform has had a major facelift
Cookie use in digital advertising ending

Whistl upgrades Leafletdrop as cookies phase out looks to benefit print

Marketers are starting to re-evaluate the efficacy, use, and mix of their marketing channels due to the phasing out of cookies in digital advertising according to Whistl Doordrop Media (DDM), which...

Jones (right with digital printer Tony Sherratt): amazed by the quality and speed of the C12000
Revamps digital offering

WPG invests to broaden options and ramp up turnarounds

WPG has revamped its digital offering with the installation of a 120ppm Konica Minolta press to replace its Kodak Nexpress.

Canon event puts future of books centre stage

Canon’s Future Book Forum celebrated its 10th year with a programme packed with ideas about how publishers and printers can take advantage of cutting edge technology, as well as practical measures for...

CMYUK supplied the new machines
'Savings really add up'

Event specialist boosts in-house capabilities with Mimaki double

Technology Group (ETG) has revamped its production set-up with a pair of Mimaki printers to bring more applications in-house and dip its toe into new markets.

Overall print revenue was down 3.8% year-on-year for the first nine months of the year
Third round of job cuts this year

Reach to cut 450 jobs in cost reduction programme

Reach has proposed the reduction of its total workforce by an estimated 450 full-time roles as part of the cost reduction programme it announced in March.

Davey: "We truly are one business with one identity"
Follows 2021 Invu acquisition

Agilico supports growth plans with strategic acquisition

Agilico has acquired YourDMS Limited (YDMS), a reseller of Invu document management and accounts payable software, in a strategic move.

James Cropper: sales at its paper division were down 45%
Accelerated growth strategy on track

James Cropper posts improved first half results

James Cropper said its H1 group revenue is “broadly in line” with the board’s FY24 expectations, despite ongoing market headwinds in its Paper Products division.

BPIF CEO Charles Jarrold praised the diverse, resilient industry
Wide range of topics covered

Triumphant Power of Print event hails industry’s impact

The iconic Stationers’ Hall in the City of London was packed out yesterday (7 November) for the 13th annual Power of Print event, which highlighted the industry’s key trends and growth areas in a...

v17 available immediately

Caldera releases latest version of CalderaRIP

Caldera has released the latest version of CalderaRIP for large-format digital printing and cutting.

Investment in AI and machine learning is a priority for many businesses. Image: Smithers
AI is expected to transform packaging

Lack of confidence holds back AI adoption by SMEs

Nearly half of SMEs (43%) do not plan to innovate with AI in the next year, largely because of a lack of confidence among business owners in the safeguards in place to protect society, according to...

The Prosper 7000 Turbo Press offers printing speeds of up to 410m/min
Press was launched last year

Kodak makes first Prosper 7000 Turbo sale

Kodak has revealed the first global installation of its Prosper 7000 Turbo Press.

Tested across diverse printing conditions

Sun Chemical lauds new ink technology

Sun Chemical has announced a new platform for sheetfed inks that is described as its “most sustainable yet”.

Sign & Digital UK 2024: registration opens

Registration has opened for the 2024 edition of Sign & Digital UK (SDUK), which will be held at the NEC in Birmingham from 25-27 February next year.