Printing Industries Association of Australia has welcomed the removal of the controversial 'Print to Kinko's' button from Adobe Acrobat products.
Uniscreen have announced the availability of M&R's mew Heatwave R Series gas textile dryers. They say that by bridging the gap between M&R’s infrareds and the Sprint line of high-performance gas dryers, HeatWave meets the needs of shops torn between larger, more expensive gas dryers and the cost of bringing in the added electrical capacity necessary to run an electric dryer.
Agfa Graphics' first :Anapurna M inkjet printer was recently installed at Melbourne-based printer Square One Images.
Brisbane based large format digital printers Clegg Media have acquired SS Signs & Graphics, specialists in the vehicle wrapping and sign installation business.
Gandinnovations has announced that it has partnered with CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) to provide exclusive leasing programs to its customers globally. The program will provide Gandinnovations customers with immediate access to equipment financing through CIT, a leading global provider of commercial and consumer finance solutions.
The new JV5 version also comes with a bump up in maximum speed, to 24 sqm/h (JV5-160A) in standard high quality mode.
HumanEyes 3D technology has been receiving a lot of positive press of late, in both the offset and wide format inkjet sectors. CJ King, the Perth based wholesale printer is the latest printer to add lenticular printing to its product line by installing HumanEyes Litho 3D software to drive their Heidelberg UV press. The investment sees CJ King now become one of the leading users of HumanEyes Lenticular technology in the region.
Spandex has announced the availability of Mutoh’s new high-performance, variable drop, solvent Blizzard series of printers.
HP today announced the creation of a collaborative on-line forum where print service providers (PSPs) in the sign and display markets from Europe, the Middle East and Africa can meet with HP experts and each other to share knowledge and best practice.
PaperlinX Merchanting continues its foray into new and emerging print markets with its acquisition of iMedia Imaging Supplies, one of Australia’s leading suppliers to the large format digital printing industry.
“Local Sales, Local Service and Local Support” is the philosophy behind three of the sign industry’s most experienced suppliers. Project Engraving and Digital, (Sydney and Perth), iMedia Imaging Supplies (Melbourne), and Sign Essentials (Brisbane) have joined forces to provide the local touch right across the country!
Amongst the many other product launches from Sun Chemical at SGIA '07, the company announced the new Streamline S-Tech, SCP and SCP Plus, digital bulk ink feed systems for wide format Mimaki JV3 solvent ink printers, Seiko Color Painter 64/100 printers, HP 9000/1000 printers, and the Océ 6060/6100 printers.
HP used the SGIA show in Orlando, Florida to announce their new HP Scitex XL2200 Super Wide Format Industrial Printer featuring the new HP Scitex X2 printhead technology as well as the new HP Scitex TJ8300/8500 Double Sided Upgrade which they say further extends HPs Print 2.0 strategy by empowering print service providers (PSPs) to address diverse markets and target new, high margin applications.
It's always sad when a company closes down, especially a wide format pioneering company like Mulgrave based Colour Graphics.
Inca Digital has reinforced their commitment to development and flexibility by launching the Columbia Turbo Plus printer. The new model incorporates two additional print modules that increase the total number of print heads to 96 compared to 64 on a four color Columbia Turbo. The extra printheads enable the Columbia Turbo Plus to incorporate white or two additional colors which can be selected from light cyan and light magenta as well as green, orange or violet.
EskoArtwork has announced that its Esko Kongsberg i-XE series digital dieless cutting table is now available in two, larger sizes: the Kongsberg i-XE32 with a working area of 51”x63¾” (1300x1620mm) and the Kongsberg i-XE54 (63”x120”; 1600x3050mm). These two new models join the compact Kongsberg i-XE10.
FESPA, at its 2007 General Assembly in Athens, further increased its community of international affiliates welcoming the Screen Printing Association of Korea (SPAK) to the organisation as an Associate Member.
The Océ Arizona 250 GT UV-cured flatbed printer won top honours in the recent Innovation Awards at the Viscom International Trade Fair in Germany, being described by judges as “a truly innovative product”.