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Ashgate to attend Duplo's London Calling

Duplo has brought together key print and finishing suppliers for this sixth annual event at East Wintergarden, Canary Wharf, on 15-16 October 2014.

Ashgate are excited to be part of the London Calling event this year and we look forward to demonstrate our Lay-flat Fotomount binding system alongside our market leading solution partners.

Finishing books produced by Lume

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Ashgate Customers Recognition at Digital Printer Awards

We would like to extend our congratulations to two of our customers for being successfully nominated in the upcoming Digital Printer Awards 2014.  Both companies recognised work has been produced using their respective Fastbind Binding Systems.

TG Print and Design have been nominated in two categories: Photobooks and also Adding Value.

Romax have been nominated in the Photo

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New Model Ideal 5560 in Ashgate Showroom
Ashgate have the New Ideal 5560, SRA2, 550mm cut, power guillotine in our Oxfordshire showroom. The 5560 features IR safety beam guarding, new easy to use touchpad programmer control, new cut activating paddles, wider 550mm cutting width, hydraulic blade and clamping action. Optional side tables and air-bed are available.
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Ashgate at Ipex
IPEX 2014, 24th-29th March at Excel London Docklands
Ashgate are pleased to confirm they will be exhibiting at Ipex with Maping Co and KAS Paper Systems.

Fastbind, binding, casemaking and perfect binding machines will be on display on stand N3D251

KAS will be showing th
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Romax
Greenwich based Romax has chosen Fastbind photobook making equipment from Ashgate. Romax has set itself a target to become a market leader in photobooks within five years, with the assistance of suppliers like Ashgate.
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See Ripping Image Editorial
See how Fastbind equipment has helped Ripping Image break into new markets. As a natural bolt-on to their digital printing, Ripping Image Director Peter Cooper, expects the Fastbind package to make a significant impact on their business.
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Ashgate Exhib at FESPA
Ashgate are booked at Fespa 25-29th June at London Excel Exhibition Centre. Come and see us on stand P7N
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New Glacier Board
Glacier Board

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Ashgate at Northprint and Pack
Konica Minolta have invited Ashgate to demonstrate Fastbind equipment on their stand C200 at Northprint and Pack exhibition. 14th - 16th May in Harrogate.

Ashgate will show a selection of Fastbind binding, casemaking and photobook making equipment producing live work, in conjunction with Konica Minolta and Taopix.

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Rolapress Sheet and Book Flattener
The Rolapress has been developed to work alongside bookletmakers and the Fastbind Fotomount, lay-flat photobook maker. Spines on booklets as well as folded spreads can be flattened on the Rolapress, giving the job a professional sharp fold even on the heaviest of booklets.

Work stapled and folded
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New Padded Board

Ashgate introduce a luxurious new Padded Board for Casemaking.
The new Padded Board supplied by Ashgate is available in SRA3 and SRA2 sizes. This new board material adds real value and quality to many projects including photobooks, albums, presentations, yearbooks, ring binders and slip covers, the list goes on and on.
The Padded Board is made up of 3mm greyboard, 3mm of Polyet

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Photo Products win new student market for John E Wright
Print group John E Wright has found a new market by offering online photo product ordering, printing and finishing to university arts and graphics students, using Fastbind bi
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PIP order Fastbind from Ashgate

PIP Printing in Muswell Hill, North London  has  invested over £10,000 in a comprehensive range of Fastbind photobook and casemaki
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From Creation to Completion

TranseoMedia, Konica Minolta UK, Duplo and Ashgate Automation present: 
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Ashgate appointed as Duplo Digital Dealer
Ashgate Automation Ltd have been formally appointed  as a “Duplo Digital Dealer”, the agreement was formalised between Duplo’s  Angela Osborne and Ashgate’s John Price.

This agreement extends the  range of products which Ashgate offer their customers. In addition to the best  se
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Bookbinders of London target the top end of the photobook market with Fastbind equipment

Bookbinders of London have installed a Fastbind F46e  FotoMount binder and C33 creaser from Ashgate Automation  to manufacture high quality ‘lay flat’ photobooks which open to 180

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Alphaset's Dream Team

Every year about 200 seriously ill and disabled children are taken to Orlando, Florida by Dreamflight, a registered UK charity. With the support of Alphaset, using Fastbind binding equipment from Ashgate Automation they and their families will now be presented with a personalised hard back photo alb

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Quick pay back for University Print Unit with Fastbind
The Medical Informatics Unit at the Nuffield Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences, which is part of the University of Oxford, has purchased a range of Fastbind equipment from Ashgate Automation comprising an
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Ashgate Host Open Day Success

Ashgate has teamed up with Taopix and Konica Minolta to stage the second open event of the year to be held at Ashgate's Oxfordshire showroom.

Customers were demonstrated the new v3 photobook software from Taopix, before being printed with Konica Minolta's new bizhub PRESS C70hc.  The photobooks were then completed on one of Ashgate's Fastbind binding systems.  These included t

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Facebook to Photobook Open Day

Ashgate has teamed up with Konica Minolta and Taopix to stage a two-day event at Ashgate's showroom



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New! Kasfold Squarefold 104
The Squarefold 104 provides a professional, perfect bound style of finish to stapled and folded booklets.
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New! Ideal 4350 Guillotine

New Product. The Ideal 4350 now available, a more affordable machine with the ability to cut A3 from SRA3 sheets.


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Ashgate Join Konica Minolta at Northprint 2011

Ashgate were invited to join Konica Minolta on their stand at Northprint this year. Working alongside Taopix and Konica Minolta at Northprint was a great opportunity for Ashgate to demonstrate the Fastbind range under working conditions.

Customers were impres

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Ashgate & Taopix open days

Ashgate and Taopix will be hosting more open days to show complete end-to-end photobook production, from software to finishing. The venue will be Ashgate’s new showroom in Chalgrove, near Oxford.

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New premises - new goals

Ashgates 2010 has seen Ashgate move into new purpose-built premises featuring a new 1600 sq ft showroom, which is probably one the the largest displays of Fastbind in the world. The new site also has new war

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