FEATURE: Now is a time when many company owners take the time to consider what next steps they should be taking with their businesses.
FEATURE: Since the earliest machines incorporating HP's latex printing technologies came onto the market, the company has always been positive about their potential and this has continued today with the launch of the latest models in its Scitex LX line.
NEWS: HP chose ISA International Sign Expo to unveil a number of new upgrades for its Scitex wide-format portfolio, including metallic capabilities.
NEWS: GPT has launched a new interactive website, designed to be a 'one-stop shop' for wide-format print houses.
NEWS: Morgan Signs says the new Mimaki JV400 latex machine that it acquired from Mimaki reseller GPT is 'head and shoulders above the competition'.
NEWS: Kent's Frost Signs says it is 'delighted' with the Expanse Premier Cast Vinyl and cast laminate from CWE Solutions for vehicle wraps.
NEWS: Lanarkshire-based PSP OPG has used its HP latex line-up to produce a full interior makeover for local pizza restaurant Café Eataliano in Hamilton.
NEWS: Guandong has added a latex-compliant window graphic material called One Way Vision Polymeric 18660.
NEWS: Mimaki has announced a partnership with Color Concepts that will see media for use with Mimaki's JV400LX printer and latex inks independently certified.
NEWS: Mimaki has announced the release of its 'much anticipated' white ink for the JV400-130LX and JV400-160LX latex printers.
FEATURE: Sophie Matthews-Paul reflects on the year just passed and looks ahead to 2013, debating what platforms could be of interest to wide-format print houses looking to invest this year.
NEWS: HP will showcase its Designjet family of wide-format printers at next month's Heimtextil trade show in Frankfurt.
NEWS: Display Wizard is enthusiastically awaiting delivery of an HP Designjet L28500 latex engine that the company has dubbed 'Super Printer'.
NEWS: Neschen has extended its popular solvoprint easy range of self-adhesive films with a new, thicker and removable formula.
NEWS: Sihl Direct UK says it is addressing the opportunities for latex-based print technologies in backlit applications by introducing two new polyester films in its Vivalux range, available immediately.
NEWS: HP's latex and A50 ink-jet web press inks have become the first water-based ink-jet inks to achieve UL Environment's Sustainable Product Certification, the company has announced.
NEWS: GPT will open its doors to the industry to demonstrate new wide-format print technology at its Open House event in Reading on October 16th to 18th.
NEWS: HP's Latex Applications Tour will make a second trip around the UK, with six dates in six cities added to the road show.
NEWS: Press On Digital Imaging (PODI) has invested in a second HP Scitex LX850 printer to boost production capacity for its vehicle wrapping and window film offer.
NEWS: Ten designers have entrusted their artistic vision to Lincolnshire-based sign-maker Allen Signs as part of BT's ArtBox initiative in aid of ChildLine.
NEWS: A French PSP has revealed how its HP Scitex LX600 printer has made a positive environmental and financial impact.
NEWS: Bordeaux Digital Printink says it has appointed new resellers and received new OEM opportunities following a 'very successful' drupa show last month.
NEWS: Ricoh has reported a successful appearance at drupa 2012 in Düsseldorf in Germany, with 'thousands of print service providers from all across the world' visiting Ricoh's stand.
NEWS: Mimaki reports that it enjoyed 'major success' at this year's drupa, with 'strong lead generation' and sales as well as a positive reception for its new products.
FEATURE: Sophie Matthews-Paul rounds up the new wide-format technology on show at this year's drupa.
NEWS: Ricoh has announced its presence at drupa, beginning today (May 3rd), is carbon neutral thanks to its on-site printing activity complying with its Carbon Balanced Printing Programme and recycling initiatives.
NEWS: Graphic Printing Technologies (GPT) is inviting wide-format print companies to its showroom in Reading, UK for another three-day open house event.
NEWS: Hybrid Services reports that the JV400 series printers have amassed more than 200 sales world-wide since their launch earlier this year.
NEWS: Mimaki's JV400-LX Series latex printer and TS500-1800 dye-sublimation printer have each won European Digital Press (EDP) Association Awards.
NEWS: Mimaki will demonstrate its latest printer developments and applications at drupa next month, including the new Mimaki JFX500-2131 UV-LED flat-bed.
NEWS: Lanarkshire-based Ecosse Signs says its investment in a new HP L26500 Latex printer, supplied by William Smith, has helped it achieve higher capacity for vehicle graphics and other display applications.
NEWS: HP says its presence at Sign and Digital UK last month generated 'widespread interest' in its new latex printers.
NEWS: The HP Latex Application Tour will continue its European roadshow with dates confirmed for Spain and Portugal.
NEWS: Mimaki distributor Hybrid Services 'enjoyed an excellent' appearance at Sign and Digital UK 2012.
FEATURE: Sign and Digital UK sees the Designjet 1.54m L26500 and 2.64m L28500 lining themselves up as top attractions at the show.
NEWS: Mimaki has described its presence at FESPA Digital as 'a massive success', with the launch of its printers with white latex ink causing 'a stir'.
NEWS: One of Kall Kwik's 'best performing centres' in London's West End was visited this week by new Kall Kwik brand owner Nigel Toplis in celebration of its 30th anniversary.
NEWS: Hybrid Services has confirmed its line-up for its Sign and Digital UK stand, which will feature a number of 'huge' launches of Mimaki wide-format products.
NEWS: A German printer has used an HP Scitex machine with latex inks to produce a 2,200sq m replica of the Brandenburg Gate for a music festival in Berlin.
NEWS: Perfect Colours has installed the UK's first HP Designjet L28500 at Print Designs.
NEWS: More than 150 Mimaki JV400-series wide-format printers with latex ink were pre-ordered at FESPA Digital, with British visitors 'positive' about the newly launched product, according to distributor Hybrid Services.
FEATURE: Sophie Matthews-Paul looks at latex ink technologies and alternatives likely to come on-stream.
NEWS: HP is currently exhibiting its new HP Designjet L28500 and HP Designjet L26500 printers with latex inks at FESPA Digital.
NEWS: GPT has commented on the predicted popularity of Mimaki's JV400LX latex ink-based wide-format printers and states it expects to be a 'key reseller'.
NEWS: Mimaki has unveiled new latex inks, including the first white latex ink on the market.
FEATURE: James Matthews-Paul looks at the significance of Mimaki's latest product launches, including a rival latex ink.
NEWS: HP will continue its campaign to demonstrate digital printing at the upcoming FESPA Digital trade show, by showcasing the new Designjet L28500 and Designjet L26500 printers with HP latex inks.
NEWS: CWE Solutions has sold the new HP Designjet L26500 large-format latex printer to Stocksigns – the first such machine to be sold in the UK.
OPINION: Mark Dawson, technical business manager at John E Wright and Co, talks about why his business signed up for HP Eco Solutions Certification.
NEWS: ArtSystems has opened a 'unique' demonstration facility for HP's latex wide-format printers in Nottingham.
FEATURE: One of the most interesting aspects on a recent visit to Barcelona was talking to people who are actually using HP's latex printing technologies for innovative design.
FEATURE: Latex printers can help designers because they provide several output options, all using the same Latex ink which helps bring down the number of output variables.
NEWS: Signarama has announced that Richard Wheeler has become the sign-making company's newest franchisee, having taken over the Reading centre.
OPINION: James Matthews-Paul takes a trip on the HP latex truck and reports back on why business owners should consider getting on board.
NEWS: The Birmingham SW branch of Signs Express has purchased an HP L25500 Latex printer and an Easymount Laminator for use in its new studio in Bromsgrove.
FEATURE: Sophie Matthews-Paul outlines some of the criteria which are being discussed in digital print circles.
FEATURE: Ink is ink is ink, right? Wrong. If you are in the wide-format business ink can be a crucial part of your production economics equation.
FEATURE: No matter what the ink chemistry, there are people out in the big wide world who might not be sign-makers or display printers but are still able to find a use for product decoration or marking.
NEWS: HP has announced the introduction of two new printers in its Designjet range, thus expanding its latex ink offering.
NEWS: The HP Latex Applications Tour will continue its journey through Europe this month with four stops in the UK.
FEATURE: In recent times there's been a spate of open days, road shows and other events all acting as spurs off the main trade show circuit.
NEWS: November's Ipex Digital Middle East trade show in Abu Dhabi, UAE will feature a showcase of 'versatile' printing solutions for graphics by HP.
FEATURE: The idea with next year's EcoPrint is to provide an environment conducive to debate, argument and discussion.
NEWS: HP has confirmed its European Latex Applications roadshow will reach the UK and Ireland later this autumn.
NEWS: HP has announced the seminar schedule and product line-up for its stand at the Viscom Sign exhibition in Spain from October 6th to 8th.
NEWS: HP has released details for its stand at the German Viscom show, taking place in Düsseldorf from October 13th to 15th.
NEWS: HP has announced that its stand at the upcoming Viscom Paris trade fair will showcase the superwide- and wide-format digital ink-jet printers in its Scitex and Designjet ranges.
NEWS: Printed Space has told Output about the popularity of its HP latex-printed map murals and their recent use in a DIY SOS project.
FEATURE: The concept of a roadshow is not new, and it fits into today's model where we expect our groceries and books to be delivered to our door.
NEWS: HP has revealed its Latex Truck – a mobile showcase of its latex printing technology – is to continue its European tour later this summer.
NEWS: Mactac's Imagin wallNoodle WN628 speciality vinyl for indoor wall graphics is now suitable for edge-to-edge latex printing.
NEWS: The newest branch of sign-making franchise Signarama has been opened in Bracknell, Berkshire.
NEWS: HP is taking its latex printing technology on the road in Europe, with this week's FESPA Digital show in Hamburg, Germany the first stop.
FEATURE: Consolidation – that's the word I'd use to describe this year's FESPA Digital, and the atmosphere throughout has been alive and buzzing.
NEWS: HP has taken a range of its wide-format printing equipment to FESPA Digital, where it intends to demonstrate how its Scitex and Designjet machines can offer an 'attractive' alternative to solvent processes.
NEWS: Technology company 3M has commented on its collaborations with HP and EFI, the results of which will be on display at FESPA Digital from May 24th to 27th.
FEATURE: With new offerings out from Roland DG, HP, Fujifilm, Océ and Seiko one could be forgiven for thinking that there's a fair or two in the works.
NEWS: HP has made a number of additions to its family of Latex products.
FEATURE: There seem to be arguments and discussions going on about which is the most superior ink.
FEATURE: The difference between UV-curable and solvent-based technologies goes further than the ink chemistries.
NEWS: The recent Viscom Italia exhibition was a chance for Italian company pixart.it to present its new display department as well as an opportunity to 'take stock', it says.
NEWS: Trycket Mora has become the first Swedish business to own an HP Scitex LX800.
NEWS: Print centre JKN Digital has recently purchased an HP Scitex LX800 through large-format dealers City and West End (CWE) Solutions, making them the first business in the UK to own one of the machines.
NEWS: HP has revealed that a Designjet L25500 printer and HP PVC-free Wall Paper was used to create a visual timeline included in an exhibition at Tony Award-winning theatre The Old Globe.
NEWS: Hexis launched its new cast latex digital printing film and gloss laminate for vehicle wrapping applications at FESPA, where it highlighted the products’ environmental merits.