Roland DG confirms withdrawal from Ipex 2014




Wide format equipment manufacturer Roland DG
has become the latest company to announce its withdrawal from Ipex 2014, scheduled to take place at London’s ExCel centre from 26th March until 2nd April 2014.

DBC Group launches Trimalco Substrate Cutter.


Dublin based equipment and consumables supplier DBC Group
have recently launched the new Trimalco Apollo substrate cutter onto the Irish market.

FineCut plugin from Mimaki now available for Illustrator CS6


Mimaki’s FineCut cutting plugin for Adobe Illustrator
and CorelDRAW is now available for the latest CS6 version of Illustrator. Offering powerful cutting functionality and sign making tools within industry standard graphic design applications,

Roland boost SOLJET PRO4 XR-640 with new white and metallic silver inks





Roland DG Corporation have announced the launch of Eco-Sol Max2
white and metallic silver inks for use in the SolJet Pro4 XR-640, for a wide range of applications,

Cashflow, a worthy new years resolution



Soon it will be time for printing companies to start thinking up their new years resolutions.
UK credit management company ICSM has suggested that if you make just one this year, it should be to keep a very close eye on your cashflow..

O’Briens leave it to Intec to handle heavy stocks


Ballyfermot based O’Brien printing, internationally renowned
for its range of pocket and desk diaries, has taken delivery of Ireland’s first Intec DPM450 heavy duty digital print system.

Drupa retains four year cycle and reduces duration


Following a meeting of the Drupa organising committee,
the flagship print event will continue to be held in Dusseldorf every 4 years with a reduction in the shows duration to 11 days from the current 14 day span.

Newly formed Conversion to represent Highcon and Scodix in Ireland


Conversion, a recently formed  company, headed up by former KBA director Mark Nixon
, have been selected to distribute the world’s first fully automated, production digital cutting & creasing  machine, the Highcon Euclid

Xerox introduce new development tools and support resources for end users


Xerox’s Digital Business Resources
is now making it easier for production customers to access information and files to jumpstart new, profitable business growth.

Roland DG invites printers to Better Business Boot Camp


Roland DG UK
has announced the launch of a new initiative, the Better Business Boot Camp, which aims to introduce its market-leading portfolio of print technologies and the broad range of applications they can produce to a wider audience including sign makers, copy shops, print houses and in-plants.

Drupa and Ipex at loggerheads over show schedules


The recent announcement by the organisers of  Drupa that they are considering moving to a 3 year cycle
for the Dusseldorf event has met with a strong reaction from Ipex organisers Informa.

HP reveal Indigo 10000 B2 digtal press Beta installs


HP has revealed details of the first installations of B2 format HP Indigo 10000 digital presses at three beta customer sites in the UK, Middle East and the U.S

‘Ricoh Capital’ launch to boost Irish kit purchasing ability


Ricoh have announced the launch of 'Ricoh Capital' in Ireland. 
The new service will provide installation leasing contracts to organisations throughout Ireland.

Dublin Wide format show to highlight growing market opportunities


Wide Format Ireland, to be held in Dublin in October
will showcase products and solutions in the rapid growth areas of textile, fabrication, die sub and print finishing sectors.

DigitalPrint.ie mark wide format launch with successful open house


Printers from all over Ireland attended a recent open house
at the Clonshaugh showrooms of Digitalprint.ie to view the company’s new range of Mutoh wide format print solutions.

STAGO emerge under new ownership following financial difficulties


STAGO gmbh, the German paper handling equipment manufacturer,
represented in Ireland by Walter Nash & Co. Ltd has announced its reformation under a new management team.

Xerox Introduce new A3 Phaser colour printer


Amongst a raft of new printers launched by Xerox
and targeted at the SME sector is the Phaser 7100 desktop A3 model, which could catch the eye of the discerning small printing company.

Sign tool and accessories store opens in Tallaght


Sign+Digital, a Dublin based supplier of sign materials
and Roland wide format digital printing equipment, have recently opened a new purpose built sign tool shop

Consort bucks trend with Sakurai offset installs


Dublin based equipment supplier Consort Printing Machinery
is to celebrate a raft of Sakurai press installations with a visit from Mr. Yoshikuni Sakurai, The CEO and Chairman of the Japanese manufacturer.

Digital Print Business launches Printshop Mail Variable Data Suite


Digital Print Business (DPB)  has announced
that it will be marketing and supporting Intec Printshop mail VDP Suite from its headquarters in Dublin.