After the popularity of the 2006 MACtac accredited vehicle applicator course Celmac in conjunction with MACtac are offering the course again in 2007. The course will be held in Melbourne and Sydney for 2 days respectively. Robin Boes from Europe will be holding the 2 day courses, imparting his expert knowledge on this very sought after industry skill. If you are interested dont hesitate as numbers are strictly limited.
HumanEyes Technologies launched its new LensFree lenticular technology on the stand of its Australian distribution partner, leading systems integrator, Fujifilm Sericol Australia at PrintEx 2007.
The Acuity HD 2504 is a 48 x 96-in. flatbed that can accommodate substrates as thick as 1.89 in. and features a zoned vacuum table, which stays stationary as the heads move over it to print. An optional roll to roll module will be available in late 2007. Fujifilm Sericol Australia advised www.wideformatonline.com that no decision had been reached as yet whether to bring the new Vybrant roll to roll solvent machines to Australia.
A new report by IT Strategies shows huge growth for textile printers. The report states, the digital printing of textiles has been going on since the mid 90s with electrostatic (e-stat) and inkjet printers, either by direct printing (in the case of inkjet) and via dye sublimation transfer (inkjet and e-stat). Today advances in inkjet printers, e.g., direct to fabric sublimation printers, combined with growth in textile applications such as soft signage and apparel are driving the market for digital textile printing.
A new company and a new product will be on display at the upcoming Gold Coast and Sydney Visual Impact/Image Expos Sign Shows. The Gold Coast show is taking place at the Gold Coast Exhibition Centre from the 11th to the 12th of May whilst the Sydney show runs from 18th - 21st July at Darling Harbour.
Inca Digital Printers has announced the launch of the Inca Onset. which can handle a print sizes of up to 3.2 x 1.5m (10.5x 5 ft) and achieving production throughput of 500 sq m/hr (5382 sq ft /hr), the automated Inca Onset delivers a 100+ full bed sheets an hour.