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Durst has unveiled its latest inkjet digital printer for the textiles sector, the Kappa 180, which the manufacturer claims offers a “genuine alternative to flat bed screen printing”.

Labelsprint has invested in the UK’s first Xeikon 3500 digital colour label press in a bid to take a “larger bite” out of the long-run flexographic market.

Not-for-profit contact centre provider Bss has invested in a Xerox Colour 1000 digital press as the company migrates from litho to on-demand digital printing.

Digital printing technology can reduce overproduction by 22 per cent and reduce the carbon footprint of a book by up to a fifth, a study commissioned by HP claims.

Domino Printing Sciences has said trading was “in line” with group expectations after it recorded an upswing in both revenues and pre-tax profits for the half-year to 30 April 2011.

Barclay’s Print has brought digital printing in-house after becoming the second UK company to invest in a Ricoh digital press from Heidelberg.

Birmingham-based Fosco Hayes Hurdley has added its second HP Scitex FB7500 machine.

Heidelberg has selected finishing equipment manufacturers Morgana and Watkiss as its preferred suppliers for digital finishing.

Tullis Russell has recorded a £3.4m increase in pre-tax earnings for the year to March 2011, despite “exceptionally challenging” market conditions.

Canon and Océ have announced the decision to combine their print businesses in Switzerland.