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Visitors to the Royal Academy of Arts Burlington Gardens Festival were offered the opportunity to create and print their own special customised t-shirts. The live interactive t-shirt printing pop-up, run by print specialists YR STORE, used the latest Epson direct-to-garment desktop printer and featured artwork and images by Royal Academy Schools’ students, tutors and associated artists. YR STORE’s unique interactive printed garment concept lets customers create personalised clothing on easy-to-use touch-screen terminals, then send the finished design for printing on Epson SureColor printers – while they wait. With permanent retail set-ups in Topshop Oxford Street store, YR STORE also specialises…

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Onyx Graphics, Inc. has announced ONYX 12 software, the next generation of the company’s wide format workflow and RIP products. Built on the platform of ONYX 11 RIP software and ONYX Thrive workflow software, ONYX 12 software delivers faster RIP performance, a simplified user interface and advanced finishing tools to do more in less time. Specifically developed to make printing more predictable, ONYX 12 software enables print operators to print jobs right the first time. ONYX 12 software will be available for the full ONYX software product line including ONYX Thrive workflow software, and ONYX ProductionHouse, ONYX PosterShop and ONYX…

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The Oklahoman, a daily newspaper published by the Oklahoman Media Company, has implemented a new editorial system: it has decided to replace its present editorial system with Content-X, a joint solution from ppi Media and Digital Collections. The daily newspaper has been produced with Content-X since June. With a circulation of 146,000 copies a day, The Oklahoman is the largest daily newspaper in the state of Oklahoma. From now on, it will be produced with Content-X. The Oklahoman Media Company decided to switch to the editorial solution developed by ppi Media and Digital Collections. Just a few days after the…

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The Times of India bagged seven awards and Mumbai Mirror bagged one for their print advertising campaigns – both local and national – at the Dainik Bhaskar INK Awards 2015, held in Mumbai. The awards, won by the media group were in the Creative Awards category. The paper’s national campaign, Rise Up, won a bronze award in the Campaign of the Year (National) category. ‘Let Delhi Breathe’ won a bronze in the Campaign of the Year (Local) sub-category and a silver for its art direction as well. ‘Namma Chennai Chance-ey-illa’ won a silver award in the Campaign of the Year…

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Q.I. Press Controls has received the largest ever order in its history from Newsprinters UK for its printing sites in Broxbourne and Eurocentral. Newsprinters comprises three divisions: Broxbourne, Knowsley and Eurocentral. Of these, Broxbourne is the largest and is responsible for printing some of the UK’s major national dailies, such as The Times and The Daily Telegraph. Broxbourne’s plant consists of 60 towers and Eurocentral’s 12. Newsprinters recently announced all these towers are equipped with Q.I. Press Controls’ IDS-3D Steve Whitehead, managing director of Newsprinters UK, has faith in the system of Q.I. Press Controls: “Following a detailed evaluation over…

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Kodak and Guiton Group have announced the birth of KP Services (Jersey), a collaboration between Kodak and Guiton Group, which also owns the Jersey Evening Post. KP Services (Jersey) will print the Jersey Evening Post as well as the majority of U.K. national newspapers (11 titles in total) for distribution in Jersey and Guernsey. It is estimated that KP Services (Jersey) will print approximately 35,000 newspapers in total each day(made up of the combined circulations required for each separate publication). The new service will bring a number of benefits to Guernsey and Jersey and, in particular, will overcome the challenges…

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Balaji Rajagopalan, Executive Director-Technology, Xerox India, sees lot of opportunities in the Indian market. He was speaking with PRESSIdeas at the recently concluded Printexpo 2015 in Chennai. “Digital revolution is taking place across the globe at a faster pace than before because of the change in behavioural pattern of the customer. Hence now both the manufacturers of the machines and the printers have a better understanding of what the end customer needs,” he says. “For example, book publishing – it is moving to Print-on-Demand and books are not being printed and stored like in the earlier times. This just…

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Fredrick John, Sales Account Manager – South, Esko-Graphics India, speaks on their Printexpo 2015 participation. At Printexpo 2015, Esko Graphics focused on two segments – the folding carton segment as well as the commercial printers who want to enter the packaging segment. “For those who are already in the packaging segment we are offering both hardware and software solutions,” says Fredrick John, Sales Account Manager – South, Esko-Graphics India. On demonstration at its stand was Kongsberg table – a combination of both hardware and software solution – right from the design of a carton to making a mock carton using…

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The Small to Medium Print Service Providers and sign shops in the country are looking for innovative ways to meet the evolving needs of their customers, whether it’s higher speed and lesser turn-around time to boost the overall productivity or the flexibility to print on newer mediums resulting in novel applications for the end customers. At Media Expo 2015, HP has acquired the largest space this year and is showcasing its portfolio offerings from HP Latex and Designjet printers to the Media Expo visitors, catering to a wide variety of indoor and outdoor point of purchase, signage, banners, textile and…

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This year marks 25 years at the forefront of global inkjet technology for Xaar, the world-leader in industrial inkjet printheads. Xaar began life in 1990 as four people in a small office on Cambridge Science Park. Their goal was to develop and commercialise the digital inkjet print technology arising out of work done by Cambridge Consultants. Today the company employs over 600 people worldwide, based at three buildings on the Science Park, at state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Huntingdon and Järfälla, Sweden, and in offices in Hong Kong, India and the US. Over the last 25 years Xaar has proved itself…

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