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Finishing kit with a kind of magic

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By Nick Mansley, 11 June 2018

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The embellishment market is booming at the moment. From spot UV coating through to hot foiling, more and more printers and trade finishers are looking to invest in embellishment technology driven by growing demand from their customers for something different.

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