HP Australia & New Zealand managing director Mike Boyle has been appointed as HP’s new ‘Global Head of Large Format Go-to-Market’ and will relocate to Spain after his replacement is named.
This week’s Outdoor Media Association (OMA) campaign for National Missing Persons Week aims to find the 2% of long-term missing persons who are still unaccounted for after three months or more.
Global outdoor advertising leader JCDecaux says first-half 2022 revenue was above expectations thanks to strong growth in digital and a strong recovery in Street Furniture, which was back to pre-Covid revenue levels. Billboards also grew significantly, up 21.9% and now above 2019 revenue in Asia-Pacific.
Popular tourist attraction Auckland Museum has upgraded and replaced all of its projectors with state-of-the art Epson technology including the large venue L series, the smaller EB series and several projectors from the Epson EV series. (video)
Roland DG Corporation plans to relocate its global headquarters in Japan into a newly constructed building which will reduce energy consumption by 75%.
The first in a rolling series of career Expos, at which ASGA is present, is on next Tuesday 9th August at Chatswood Concourse, Sydney. It's a great venue in the heart of one of Sydney's busiest shopping zones. Presented by AusSIP, (the Australian Schools Industry Partnership), there will be one each week after the Chatswood launch, in the Central Coast, Illawarra, SW Sydney and Western Sydney.
Industry supplier Spicers Australia has signed a partnership with environmental group Greenfleet to offset its carbon emissions through native reforestation. “We are proud of the impact we’re about to make,” said Spicers CEO David Martin.
It's amazing who you can bump into when getting out and about around our capital cities. Signage is being installed and refreshed everywhere. This week we ran into Mick Makewell on his way back from a job at Chatswood Chase shopping centre, NSW. We passed his Apex Signage van in the car park and wondered if an installation was afoot!
Epson recorded ¥297.8 billion ($3.2 billion AUD) in revenue in the first quarter to June 30, 2022 as profit fell by 6.6% to ¥22.6 billion due to soaring transportation and parts costs. "Will implement dynamic pricing and cost control,” Epson said.
Global Inkjet Systems Ltd (GIS) now offers its flexible drive electronics and software for the Konica Minolta KM1024aSHE and KM1024aLHG-RC industrial inkjet printheads via its Ethernet platform.
“We once again delivered strong financial results amidst a dynamic environment, with earnings above expectations,” said Mitch Butier, chairman and CEO of Avery Dennison Corporation. The company’s Label and Graphic Materials segment reported an 8% increase in Q2 sales to $1.5 billion.
Labour challenges, supply chain disruptions and high energy prices remain major constraints on manufacturing, according to AI Group’s Manufacturing Index for July. The TCF, paper & printing products sector was down 7.8% but remains "strong."
ASGA’s recent PacPrint seminar about changes to the National Construction Code (NCC) heard that one sign company was forced to remove a $60,000 sign because it did not comply with new regulations. Councils are auditing shopping centres for compliance.