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ESP uses XL technology to keep ahead of the market

Market leading ESP Colour is once again ensuring it maximises the available technology by exchanging its two XL75 Speedmasters for a Speedmaster XL106 five-colour with coater and extended delivery.

With a reputation for a stringent analysis of its operational performance, the business has analysed its product mix and knows that from quantities of 130 sheets up the Speedmaster XL 106-5+LX press will be a more cost-effective option. Specified with Inpress Control and Autoplate XL automatic plate changing, three minute make-readies will be the new average for the business.

BCQ buys Fujifilm Acuity Advance HS HD3545W printer for its 'zap between the eyes' print quality


Award-winning printer BCQ is the latest company to have purchased an Acuity Advance HS HD3545W UV digital flatbed printer. The deal was finalised by BCQ chairman Richard Knowles and Fujifilm product manager Dave Cull at the Fujifilm stand at FESPA on Friday 28th June.

Survey of Digital copywriting 2013

The attached survey is full of useful information that could help to position business to take advantage of best practice in web content.

Bank of England - Changed responsibilities from April 2013

Members are asked to note the changes contained in the Agents' summary of business conditions and which can be found starting on page 39 of the Monthly Business Conditions Report for February 2013.

In particular the Bank will have three new operating areas:

Offset - Technology for the future of USA's printing. By Andrew Tribute 4th February 2013

For many years in the North American market we have been hearing of the demise of offset and that it would be taken over by digital printing. Even the great curmudgeon emeritus Frank Romano last year declared he felt that the offset/digital balance had reached a tipping point in digital’s favor. At drupa Benny Landa claimed his new Nanographic presses would be highly competitive against offset at all run lengths, and many people appear to have concluded that this may be another knife in offset’s back.