Octabins are made of recyclable cardboard and designed with an octagonal shape
25% rise in demand for Octabins

Large pumpkin crop increases pumpkin pack demand for DS Smith

DS Smith has reported an “unprecedented” surge in demand for its pumpkin packaging after this year’s wet summer in Britain led to the growth of much larger pumpkins than usual.

James Cropper's 3ft paper poppy with ex-forces members of staff
First to be plastic-free

Royal British Legion launches paper poppy

The Royal British Legion (RBL)’s Poppy Appeal launched yesterday (26 October) with its first ever 100% paper-based poppy.

Pivot at the Kettering plant

Go Inspire completes £1.5m web-to-print spend

Marketing specialist Go Inspire has invested £1.5m in a brand new web-to-print operation running from its Kettering site.

Focus on quality and efficiency

Route 1 Print invests in post-press setup

Route 1 Print has invested £500,000 beefing up its post-press setup ahead of the Christmas peak season.

Semaphore has recently won accolades for its work
Turnover doubled last year

All signals for growth at Semaphore

Cardiff wide-format specialist Semaphore Display has invested heavily in supporting growth after doubling its turnover last year.

Cami codes can be used for videos up to 29 seconds long
Scan and play

WTTB snaps up QR video message platform

Where The Trade Buys (WTTB) has secured the European rights to Cami, an American web host service for QR-code based video messages.

Print run of 1,250 copies

Artist's book project hits the headlines

Artist David Shrigley has made the national news thanks to a book project featuring bespoke papermaking and printing.

Covers rail and bus sites

TFL launches monster £2.5bn OOH tender

Transport for London (TFL) has launched a massive ten-year, £2.5bn tender that encompasses all of its out-of-home advertising assets.

Fox: the new kit will help power growth at the start-up
On-demand printer looks to grow

Merchr invests £250,000 in custom kit

On-demand merchandising printer Merchr has taken delivery of five custom-built print machines as part of a £250,000 investment targeting growth.

Roberts: DS Smith is in a strong position for H2
Quarterly growth defies market

DS Smith updates on H1 2023 performance

Packaging giant DS Smith has reported quarter-on-quarter growth for corrugated box volumes, despite overall volume remaining below 2022/23’s bumper levels.

The UCJV330 prints around 40% faster on its most popular settings
Upgraded 1.6m machines on display

Mimaki details new printers in online global event

Mimaki has unveiled details of a brand-new UCJV330-160 roll-to-roll printer, expected to launch at the end of 2023 or early 2024, at its Global Innovation Days online event.

Baldwin: the new machine "doesn't skip a beat"
New machine is 25% faster

Browns Print cuts outsourcing with Horizon upgrade

Manchester brochure and booklet specialist Browns Print has installed a Horizon Stitchliner Mark III, helping it to bring work back in-house.

'Local legend'

Peter Scott Printers founder mourned

Peter Scott, founder of the Burnley-based commercial print business that bears his name, has passed away after a short illness.

Multiple potential buyers in frame

Telegraph sale process now underway

The sale process for the Telegraph Media Group and The Spectator magazine is at last officially underway.

September saw a brief reprieve

UK insolvencies on track for highest rate since 2009

The UK is on track this year to see the highest number of insolvencies since 2009, according to PwC.