Rare printing works has been restored in Co Meath

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A rare printing works, dating back to the late 19th century has been restored and returned to Kells, Co Meath. The printing presses and old-type fonts, dating back to 1831, were found in a workshop where a calendar still marked the date of its closure and the death of its owner Briany Finnegan on 6 May 1983. Following his untimely …

InterGraf Newsflash – July 2019

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The only thing hotter than the weather outside is this update for July 2019 from Intergraf. Attached you will find the latest Intergraf Newsflash for July.  INTERGRAF NEWS Dick Naafs joins Intergraf’s Board. New contacts for Intergraf communications until January 2020. EU NEWS European elections: what’s next? New MEPs urged to support Keep Me Posted EU. NACE classification under review. …

InterGraf Newsflash – June 2019

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Summer is finally peeking from behind the last few showers so it’s time for an update for June 2019 from Intergraf. Attached you will find the latest Intergraf Newsflash for June. Inside this month’s edition you will find: INTERGRAF NEWS Intergraf Economic Report available now Print Matters for the Future conference 2019 General Assembly reviews a successful year Intergraf Activity …

InterGraf Newsflash – May 2019

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I hope by now you have polished off the last of the Easter eggs and are ready to settle down to another missive from our friends at Intergraf. So what’s inside this issue? INTERGRAF NEWS Register now for the SPPRING project workshop Last chance to register for Print Matters for the Future EU NEWS Europe prepares for EU elections New regulations …

Registrations open for 6 June Workshop in Graz

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Registrations are now open for the 6 June 2019 workshop on ‘Skills needs, training and education in the paper and printing industries’, part of the Skills for Paper and Print Next Generations (SPPRING) project. Please complete the attached registration form and return it to Theresa Bernhart (Theresa.Bernhart@austropapier.at). SPPRING will identify skills and educational needs in the pulp and paper manufacturing and paper-based …

6 June 2019 ‘Skills needs, training and education in the paper and printing industries’

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Join us in Graz, Austria, on 6 June 2019 for a unique opportunity to actively participate in the Skills for Paper and Print Next Generations (SPPRING) project. SPPRING will identify skills and educational needs in the pulp and paper manufacturing and paper-based printing industries. This will inform an EU skills and recruitment strategy to upskill and enhance the availability of the future …

Intergraf Newsflash – April 2019

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A hail and hearthy hello to you all as we start the spring season with another missive from our friends at Intergraf. So what’s inside this issue? INTERGRAF NEWS How do you support skills and recruitment in the graphic industry? Upcoming events EU NEWS Ecolabel for printed paper under review Keep Me Posted EU meets with European postal regulators INDUSTRY …

Pulp & Paper Prices – March 2019

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Courtesy of our friends at Intergraf, The Inkwell is happy to feature a report on paper prices in Europe for the month of March. The report covers graphic paper, pulp and recovered paper prices. It’s a useful overview for project managers and procurement personnel seeking to understand the global trends in paper and substrate prices that impact the bottom line …

SPPRING Update – Education

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Dear members, As part of the SPPRING project (European Commission COSME), we are looking to understand the different national education systems and specialist education paths for the printing industry. We have drafted a template (powerpoint attached below) and kindly ask you to amend this to reflect your national education system. I have attached an example for Germany which was put …

OFFSET 2019

OFFSET 2019

The Point Square – April 5th, 6th, 7th  With over 2,500 attendees each year, Offset has fast become one of the world’s most inspirational, educational and vocational conferences for the design and creative industries. Since 2009, from a Dublin base, the design conference has attracted such creative icons as Massimo Vignelli, Sir Peter Blake, Paula Scher, David Carson, Milton Glaser, Kyle Cooper, …