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Eckford (L), with Iapichino: the wide-format business is going very well
Automating wide-format cutting

X1 brings in Duplo cutting table to secure profitable growth

Fulfillment and digital printing firm X1 has bought a new Duplo PFi Blade B2 digital cutting table to support a growth strategy that aims to push the company to £2m turnover.

(L-R) Garry Richmond; Susan Graham; Jack Campbell; Adam Dobbie; Gordon Sally; Jack Clark; Liam Thomson; Jim McKenzie
Young talent hailed

Scottish apprentice awards winners revealed

The winners of the ninth annual Scottish Print Apprentice of the Year awards have been revealed.

Litho and digital investment

Em. de Jong expands UK team

Netherlands-headquartered print group Em. de Jong has expanded its UK sales team as the business continues to target expansion beyond its continental heartland.

Mailbox DM was previously the direct mail operation of Taylor Bloxham Group. Image: Google Maps
Business and assets bought last month

Mailbox DM admin report released

The statement of administrator’s proposal for Mailbox DM Ltd has been released and showed that the company – whose business and assets were bought by DMC Encore in a pre-pack sale – had an estimated...

Accused of anti-competitive behaviour

Royal Mail owner faces £878m claim for abusing dominance

Royal Mail owner International Distribution Services has been served with an £878m collective action claim relating to its anti-competitive behaviour in the bulk mail market.

CCS McLays now employs 140 staff in total
All staff taken on

CCS McLays reveals TPSG Procurement acquisition

CCS McLays has gone public with details of its acquisition of TPSG Procurement.

The machine arrived in May
Vehicle wrapping and signage skills taught

Llandrillo Menai college buys Graphtec cutter

North Wales higher education and vocational training provider Llandrillo Menai Group (LMG) has taken delivery of a new Graphtec cutter, helping it train students in a wider range of signage and...

Roberts: “We have started the financial year very strongly"
Weak consumer demand environment

DS Smith profits drop; CEO insists sale is on track

DS Smith has reported a fall in both its revenue and pre-tax profit while group chief executive Miles Roberts has insisted the company’s sale to International Paper remains on track.

Historical transactions also flagged

Telegraph results hit by exceptional charge

Subscriptions and underlying operating profits are up at Telegraph Media Group but its results have been impacted by a near-£280m exceptional hit due to loans owed by Barclay family businesses that...

Rob Cross spoke about Micropress' growth story at the lunch
Event intended to foster collaboration

IPIA networking lunch impresses in Birmingham

The IPIA welcomed 120 guests to its first physical networking event of the year yesterday (19 June).

(L-R) operations director Ross Pike and marketing manager James Vicefield
Exhibition contractor invests

Quadrant2Design orders second EFI Pro 16h printer

Quadrant2Design has ordered a second EFI Pro 16h UV LED hybrid printer from CMYUK to boost its capacity.

Potts’ compliance was validated in April by British Assessment Bureau
Sits alongside existing certifications

Potts Print (UK) achieves ISO 27001 certification

Potts Print (UK) has achieved ISO 27001 information security certification.

'Bringing offline printing to the online world'

Printed Easy expands into on-demand hardback production

Printed Easy has made a major investment in post-press kit that will see the firm add on-demand casebound books to its product range from September.

High expectations of AI may lead to disappointment before real results are seen, the report said
Costly initial investment highlighted

Print industry AI challenges identified in report

The personalised printing industry faces numerous challenges before it can profit from the artificial intelligence (AI) goldrush, according to a new report from AI print software firm Printbox.

The press prints with 10 colours at up to 600m/min
Operational by August

Coveris in mega Comexi press spend

Sustainable packaging company Coveris has invested in a new Comexi flexo press as it takes a further step on its journey towards its ‘No Waste’ sustainable vision.