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Me & my: KAS Paper Systems Kasfold 640 bookletmaker

Multitasking is good, but doing two things at once has its drawbacks. Take Foremost Magnets. The company bills itself the UK’s only specialist manufacturer of promotional fridge magnets, but also runs a print service and it was the latter that was skewing the work balance.

Me & my: Mitsubishi EDiA EX electric folklift

Greens the Signmakers is a long-established digital printer and signmaker based in Kingston upon Hull. It was founded in 1963 by Reg Green, originally a traditional signwriter who hand-painted commercial liveries such as coaches.

Me & my: Esatec Digistar 2 1100

Frip Finishing’s origins stretch back almost half a century, to the founding of Impact Printing Company in Scotland in 1970, supplying cheque printers and MICR ribbons to the security sector.

Me & my: Riso ComColor FW5230

Sometimes you just want a no-nonsense machine for no-nonsense jobs. Spectrum Graphics is a small company with a big reputation for all kinds of digital material.

Me & my: Komfi Sagitta 76

Deltor Communications is a long-established Cornwall printer, currently based in a modern 2,320m² factory in Saltash, on the opposite side of the river Tamar from Plymouth.

Me & my: MBO K8 RS

Investing in a new press can often put the cat among the pigeons in a printer’s finishing department. With significant additional printing capacity often available after such a purchase, there is inevitably an instant knock-on effect down the production line.

Me & my: Promatrix 106 CS

BCQ is a well-established ‘full-services’ offset and digital print group based on the outskirts of Buckingham. The ‘BC’ part of its initials comes from Buckingham Colour, which merged with Colour Quest exactly 10 years ago in January 2007.

Me & my: Durst Rho P10 160

Mark Bartlett and Matthew Wilkins were pioneering digital signage even before there were proper wide-format digital printers. The pair originally worked at 3M in Bracknell in the 1980s and were tasked to investigate sources of self-adhesive vinyl.

Me & my: Horizon RD-4055

Elite Labels is, as the name suggests, a label producer but it’s not your standard label outfit producing self-adhesive labels for product decoration. Its focus is on the garment industry, so a lot of those labels are the fabric ones sewn into clothes – designer and others.

Me & my: Infigo MegaEdit

Collaboration with web-to-print developer Infigo was the key to London digital printer Rapidity winning a big web-to-print contract with property agent Cluttons.

Me & my: Duplo iSaddle

Steve Wenlock has saddled up and is about to crack the whip. The managing director of Flexpress recently installed a piece of equipment billed as the first of its kind in the country and, according to its manufacturer, the “most relevant saddle-stitching system for today’s print market”.

Me & my: Heidelberg Eurobind Pro

A lot has happened at GPS Colour Graphics since Joseph Smith founded the business at 34 High Street, Belfast, back in 1797. The company has passed through the hands of several different families, been destroyed by fire and rebuilt, seen the introduction of mechanised typesetting and, more recently, achieved a fair few technological coups, such as owning the longest Xerox CP1000 in the UK and the world’s fourth MBO SRA0 folder.

Me & my: Agfa Azura TU plate

Making print and packaging dreams come true for some of the world’s leading brands might seem daunting. But it’s all in a day’s work for London-based firm Gavin Martin Colournet, which also found that it could improve its already high quality, and become more environmentally friendly, by switching to Agfa’s Azura TU plate.

Me & my... Agfa Anapurna M2050

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  • Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Adding flatbed firepower has enabled Manor Printing to reduce its turnaround times and outsourcing requirements, and secure new business

Me & my... Xerox DocuColor 8080

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  • Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Growing demand for high-quality digital work persuaded KJB Print to invest in a digital press - and this machine ticked all the right boxes

Me & my... Kornit Storm II

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  • Thursday, November 22, 2012
A growing market for short-run T-shirts - and some very demanding clients - has driven the development of this digital garment press

Me & my... GMG ProductionSuite

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  • Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Thanks to this suite of tools, Tower Printing has found that the trials of colour matching wide-format work by eye are a thing of the past

Me & my... Datacard MX2000

Card manufacturer PCS has found that this modular issuance system "oozes" quality and reliably delivers top-notch personalised cards

Me & my... CreaseStream Mini

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  • Wednesday, October 31, 2012
This machine may be small but on shorter runs, when outsourcing would be too time-consuming, it's delivering some impressive results

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