The Royal Society of Chemistry launches the 2014 Emerging Technologies Competition


Applications are invited from university researchers and small companies working in applied research in the chemical, life and materials sciences for a chance to turn their research into commercial success. The prize consists of ongoing mentoring and support from multinational companies, up to £10,000 cash prize and more. We are proud to announce the first …




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REACH training 31 Oct, London


Imagine… you discover that a substance is not registered under REACH and has to be withdrawn. Could your business survive the supply chain disruption? Non-compliance may result in reputational damage, loss of market share, penalties (e.g. fines) and in extreme cases, imprisonment. “Of a total of 1,181 companies inspected, 67% did not comply with one …




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Xaar printheads at the heart of new direct-to-shape packaging decoration systems


The Xaar 1001 inkjet printhead is a key component of a growing number of innovative direct-to-shape digital decoration systems coming to market. Several of these systems, which offer the potential of significant cost savings to beverage manufacturers, will be showcased at Drinktec (16-20 September 2013, Messe Munchen, Germany). Printing full colour images and text directly …




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FFEI chooses Xaar 1001 printheads to drive new Graphium digital UV inkjet press


Xaar 1001 printheads have been specified by FFEI Ltd for the next-generation Graphium digital inkjet UV press.  The FFEI Graphium will be distributed by Fujifilm in Europe and North America with Fujifilm Uvijet Graphium™ UV inks. The FFEI Graphium, designed for labels, packaging and speciality print, is a modular, 4-colour narrow web, digital UV inkjet …




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New jobs to boost innovation


Cambridge Consultants creates 50 new jobs and expands into Asia Product development firm Cambridge Consultants today announced it is creating 50 new jobs in 2013. Having grown year on year over the past decade, the company is now accelerating its expansion – with plans to double its 380-strong UK and US workforce over the next …




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Cambridge Consultants announced as ‘Employer of the Year’


Cambridge Consultants triumphs in recent Business Excellence Awards, and is recognised as a great place to work Product development firm Cambridge Consultants has been named Employer of the Year. The accolade was the culmination of Cambridge Business Week – a celebration of the city’s multi-billion-pound enterprises. Described as the company “where staff can follow their …




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Xaar to Represent Manufacturing Excellence at Science Museum


Xaar, the world-leading developer of inkjet technology and manufacturer of industrial inkjet printheads, has beaten competition from hundreds of other UK companies to win a place in the Government’s ‘Make it in Great Britain’ exhibition this summer.  Xaar joins over 40 British businesses at the event, including such iconic brands as Airbus, McLaren and BAE …




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