Industry News

Brett Newman appointed Hybrid Services Managing Director

UK and Ireland Mimaki distributor, Hybrid Services has announced the appointment of Brett Newman as its managing director. Having held the role of chief operations manager at the company since 2017, Newman’s promotion sees him take overall responsibility for the day-to-day running of the business along with increased involvement in the company’s strategic direction.

Transworld Trophies, more than just a trophy supplier – a Trophy & Award Engraving Service is also available

Transworld Trophies (TWT), offer you extensive ranges of awards, trophies and gift items, all suitable for bespoke engraving. They also have four main types of engraving service depending on the product - diamond, laser, glass engraving and colour printing, allowing their team of seven experienced engraving staff to engrave any of the compatible trophies, medals, awards & gift items that they offer.

SMART MEDALS 2020 catalogues are available

SMART MEDALS, S.L. is a Spanish company specialised in medals and trophies exporting to over 50 countries worldwide. Our firm commit-ment is to create innovative, different and unique items. We have two manufacturing plants from where we supply worldwide.

Let’s look at laser engraving options

In recent years the subject of engraving has witnessed the migration of many industries away from the traditional methods of rotating cutters, chemical etching and many other established means of permanently marking components. One of the causes of this migration is the way in which more advanced methods have become much more affordable and therefore accessible to a much wider audience. Steve Cockerham, Director at HPC Laser, takes a look at some of the options available when considering laser engraving.

TheMagicTouch – Live from Dunstable

TheMagicTouch announce the refurbishment of their Dunstable showrooms and training facilities is now complete with the addition of new HD cameras and enhanced audio features. This new innovation enables the company to conduct “live” online demonstrations, technical support and product updates in a professional and efficient manner to either group sessions or even a one-to-one basis.

A note from TEN's energy partner – LSI Energy

We hope that you and your families are well and that your operations are holding up during these trying times.LSI Energy have spent a large amount of time ensuring that our teams can work remotely and continue to deliver quality services to our clients. Please be assured that our staff will be available to assist business with their energy needs as normal.We are acutely aware of the impact the current COVID‐19 situation can pose and so wanted to offer some advice to businesses to hopefully take energy contracts off the list of concerns.

Awards & Medal Studio create stunning ‘Covid-19 Recognition Awards’ range

The current situation is the same for each and every one of us — stay at home and follow social distancing rules with hope that the trophy industry will soon return to normality again. In Latvia, just like elsewhere in Europe, there are sectors that have been stopped completely due to the extraordinary circumstances we find ourselves in, affecting corporate, culture, sports and other events. Awarding, greeting, nomination and celebration are curently on hold. At the moment awards, cups or medals are not needed.

With competitive events cancelled – are virtual events the solution?

All planned competitive events had to be cancelled or postponed due to the constraints associated with the global pandemic. Sport enthusiasts lost the chance to participate in the things they are really passionate about. Also, the organisers cannot complete the projects in which they contributed all their effort, hard work and dedication to.

Crystal Galleries is still here for you

During this time of uncertainty we have moved quickly as a business to develop practices in our workplace that have enabled us to process orders without compromising Government advice on social distancing or employee safety.

Not opened your retail space yet? Here is some help if you are now planning to open

Essential retail has been allowed to stay open during the coronavirus lockdown. These shops include supermarkets, off licences, pharmacies, hardware and cycle stores. As from June 15th non-essential retail was allowed to open. The Government has put into place a comprehensive guidance and support area on their website to ensure you can open safely and reduce the spread of coronavirus, these are for both essential and non-essential retailers. Below is a guide to what you need to take into account when planning to re-open your retail space.