In breaking news from Epson’s Germany branch, the company has announced its entry into the Flatbed UV sector with the 10-colour Surecolor V-7000 and an aqueous ‘latex-like’ resin ink-based 6-colour roll printer. Epson Australia will make an official announcement in early October.
“Travel restrictions that have now been put in place and a renewed rise in the number of infections simply pose too great a hurdle for our very international event,” say organisers Messe Frankfurt. Global textiles expo Heimtextil, which had been billed as the restart of business in the textiles industry, has been postponed from January to 4-7 May, 2021. The move will increase speculation about the date of rescheduled print expo drupa, due to take place in April, 180 km away (1hr 20m by train) in Düsseldorf.
As audiences return to the streets in Auckland’s CBD, oOh!media New Zealand has unveiled the company's latest premium street furniture featuring both static and digital signage at the new transport hub in Quay Street.
The ten-day online auction of Seven Hills, Sydney sign and POS printer, Craftech, is coming to an end with almost all of the assets attracting bids. Between 10am and 12 noon today, Tuesday 22nd September 2020, is the final inspection day where bidders can get a close look at the equipment before the auction closes around noon tomorrow.
Print and marketing group IVE has launched ivolve, a new hygiene and personal protective equipment (PPE) unit designed to help businesses return to the workplace safely.
In a Guinness World Record attempt to support child welfare organisations, Canon will use an imagePROGRAF PRO-6100 large format device to try to print the world’s longest digital photo down the renowned Schattenberg ski jump in Germany.
The Ricoh Ri 2000 prints 1200 x 1200 dpi resolution on an extended range of garments including t-shirts, tote bags, canvas shoes, baseball caps and long sleeve shirts. “It joins Ricoh’s DTG portfolio that already includes the Ri 100 and Ri 1000 devices as the production flagship.”
Landa Nanography uses Inkjet technology to create the image that is transferred to the substrate from a moving belt. Its S10 press is perfect for packaging and point-of-sale 'board engineered' production - so what's been happening with the digital print supremo Benny Landa and his remarkable technology? Plenty - the presses are popping up all over the globe.
LifeArt Australasia, which uses Agfa UV flatbed printers and CHILI publish software to manufacture personalised eco-friendly coffins, has won a silver award in the new Packaging on Paper or Board category in this year’s FESPA Awards. Judges awarded two Best in Show awards this year in the annual celebration of excellence in global speciality print and visual communications.
Fujifilm has joined a list of major exhibitors to withdraw from next year’s rescheduled global print expo drupa (April 20 – 28, 2021, Düsseldorf) because of the Covid-19 pandemic - "to prioritize the health and safety of our customers and employees." The company has also pulled out of packaging trade fair interpak, due to begin in Düsseldorf in February next year.
Mutoh Australia has announced the availability of two all-new benchtop UV printers, both with unique braille and raised effect capability.The company is also donating $500 for every printer sold, to the Fred Hollows Foundation, until Christmas.
Nationwide careers events aimed at promoting signage & graphics apprenticeships have been brought to “a grinding halt” by Covid-19, but new statistics show an encouraging increase in sign apprenticeship completions for the period July 2019-July 2020.
Australia’s largest distributor of printable materials and consumables has introduced its 114-page Display & Visual 2020 Product Catalogue that is now available online.