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Peter Morris, chief executive of post-press kit supplier Friedheim, has been named as chairman of Picon, the UK trade association for printing equipment and consumables manufacturers and suppliers.

Commercial printer Taylor Bloxham has moved into publishing after taking on two magazine titles.

Heidelberg has announced Minneapolis-based The John Roberts Company as one of the winners for its second annual Eco Printing Award, endorsing the lengths sheetfed offset printers around the globe have gone to in order to improve sustainability.

Amazon’s acquisition of The Book Depository, which is under investigation by the Office of Fair Trading, is facing strong opposition from book retailers and publishers.

Communisis plans to migrate all of its ‘legacy’ litho printing to digital over the next five years.

Cambridge-based inkjet manufacturer Xaar has said that sales for the first half of 2011 were “ahead of expectations” with revenues of £31m in the period to 30 June.

GMG UK managing director Ian Scott will head up the global colour management organisation following his promotion to managing director of GMG Worldwide.

Bedford-based Newnorth Print has placed green issues at the top of its agenda after investing in the UK’s first Screen B1 PlateRite 8900HD platesetter.

Commercial printer Highworth Press has purchased a five-colour B2-format Heidelberg CD C press from Itec Graphics as part of plans to modernise the business.

Daventry-based JR Press has invested in its first four-colour B3 offset litho printing press, a Ryobi 524GE, following a move to new premises and is now targeting growth in the boutique packaging sector.