Outdoor advertiser oOh!media and ad agency FCB NZ are helping New Zealand voters exercise their democratic rights in this Saturday’s (Oct 17) general election, via a localised Out of Home campaign for the New Zealand Electoral Commission.
Artist Rebecca Brady used Terralon Dreamscape Wallpaper from Ricky Richards to brighten up The Eye Clinic at Westmead Children’s Hospital in Sydney’s west.
“By the time we open the doors on FESPA next [northern] spring, many businesses will have been in a state of suspended animation for more than 12 months, closed off to real-world connections and experiences,” says FESPA CEO Neil Felton.
Global sales of Epson’s EcoTank high-capacity ink tank inkjet printers has reached 50 million units in 170 countries since it was launched ten years ago in Indonesia.
The Print & Visual Communication Association’s (PVCA) annual Print 2 Parliament! event will stream live on its Facebook page on Wednesday 21 October. Guests include Communications and Arts Minister Paul Fletcher and Shadow Treasurer Jim Chalmers.
Printing United is the peak industry body in the USA and the result of merging the PIA with the SGIA. In October at Phoenix, Arizona, no fewer than six Product of the Year Awards went to Mutoh wide format and benchtop UV technologies, in respect of ability to reproduce images and colour totally accurately, in particular in the Adobe RGB colour space.
EFI’s two new printers for the high-end, high productivity soft signage market – the COLORS 340 and POWER 340 – can print with higher quality on a wider range of materials, with 100% penetration on both sides.
Digital print technology manufacturer Durst says its innovative new UVC-R Air Disinfection System is designed to lower viral loads in indoor environments. An anti-viral coated membrane can also be “personalized with our digital printing systems.”
Konica Minolta has joined digital print giants Xerox and Fujifilm in withdrawing from rescheduled global print expo drupa 2021 over health concerns and says it will instead use digital and hybrid formats to engage with customers. Canon and Ricoh also bailed out of drupa this week, following the earlier exits of HP, Xerox, Fujifilm, Kodak, Komori, EFI, Screen and Heidelberg, amongst others.
Registrations are open for a Planning and Building Permits webinar announced by the Australian Sign & Graphics Association. Julie Rochester and Glenn Hain will feature in the event on Tuesday, 27 October.
With studies confirming that Social Distancing signage will be with us for a very long time, Orafol Australia has focused on Orajet 3162, a sustainable self-adhesive floor graphic film that, laminated with Oraguard, is Australian-certified slip resistant.
Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell says the Federal Government’s 2020 Budget will help lift small businesses out of the COVID crisis and provide a much-needed boost to economic confidence. But she says it failed to address several critical issues including insolvency laws.