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The importance of standards for print productionThe importance of standards for print production

14 December 2021

It is interesting to note that ISO 1, the first and presumably the most important International Standard, specifies a standard temperature of 20 °C.

Northern Ireland PMI - growth of activity quickens, but selling price inflation hits new record

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Northern Ireland PMI - growth of activity quickens, but selling price inflation hits new record

13 December 2021

The latest Ulster Bank Northern Ireland PMI® report pointed to a pick-up in business activity amid signs of stabilisation in new orders and ongoing employment growth. That said, supply-chain problems continued to impact operations and inflationary pressures remained acute. In fact, output prices increased at the fastest pace on record.

New Business Premises for Friedheim International

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New Business Premises for Friedheim International

13 December 2021

The month of November saw Friedheim make the move from Park House, the trusted home of the last 22 years – to a modern and fitting place of business at Unit 1 Zodiac; A welcoming, light filled environment with superfast connections, zoned environment control & heightened security. 

Another 4,000 Trees Planted for the Young People’s Forest

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Another 4,000 Trees Planted for the Young People’s Forest

10 December 2021

Premier and their guests once again joined forces with the Woodland Trust to create new native woodland in the Derbyshire countryside as part of the Carbon Capture® programme. 

Flex4 Launches OPS CORE – An Affordable and Scalable Web to Print Solution

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Flex4 Launches OPS CORE – An Affordable and Scalable Web to Print Solution

10 December 2021

Flex4 have launched OPS CORE – a new, flexible, and competitively priced approach to selling print products online. 

 Holywell Press looks to the future with strategic Heidelberg Speedmaster CX 75 investment

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Holywell Press looks to the future with strategic Heidelberg Speedmaster CX 75 investment

6 December 2021

Earlier this month, Oxford-based Holywell Press took delivery of a CX 75-4 Colour press, fitted with LE-UV Drying, from Heidelberg UK. The installation concluded Holywell’s three-year hunt for the perfect printing press for their needs. 

Intergraf Economic News - December 2021

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Intergraf Economic News - December 2021

6 December 2021

Access the latest edition of the Economic Newsletter for the European Printing Industry for data on industry turnover, energy prices, paper consumption and pricing data for pulp, paper, recovered paper, and various packaging grades.

Sappi invests more than €10 million in Kirkniemi Mill on decarbonisation journey

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Sappi invests more than €10 million in Kirkniemi Mill on decarbonisation journey

6 December 2021

Sappi has approved an investment in Kirkniemi Mill in Lohja, Finland which enables a switch in its energy sourcing to renewable bioenergy. 

European Book Market Report 2021

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European Book Market Report 2021

3 December 2021

Following the Book Conference at the Frankfurt Book Fair in October, which BPIF had a couple of slots on, there is now an accompanying European Book Market Report 2021.

Cyber Essentials UpdateCyber Essentials Update

1 December 2021

In January 2022, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) will introduce the biggest update to Cyber Essentials technical controls since its launch in 2014.