oOh!media has signed an exclusive multi-year partnership with Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp Australia to deliver customised content for audiences across oOh!’s national digital Out of Home network.
Leading consumables supplier Ball & Doggett is excited to announce the agreement to acquire leading Sign, Display & Digital supplier Conect Enterprises, with a completion date set for the 1st of September 2022. This represents the latest step in M&A activity, since the 2017 merging of BJ Ball and KW Doggett and ownership by Japan Pulp & Paper.
The $3 billion signage and display industry never stops looking for new opportunities to use its technology and knowledge. Vehicle wrapping has proven to be a huge boost to the signwriter’s offerings, tying-in brand advertising with ‘mobile billboards’ and fleets. Fleets of another kind are now promising extra revenue streams – “If you can wrap a car, you can wrap a boat - with a bit of extra care,” says Andy McCourt.
Best Digital Signs of Melbourne has won the Roland DG Australia's My TrueVIS competition with a 'battered and worn' looking vehicle wrap based on Peter Brock’s legendary 1979 Bathurst-winning Holden Torana. (video)
Canon’s second quarter 2022 results showed year-on-year sales growth of 13.3% to ¥998.8 billion ($A10.5bn), with operating profit of ¥98.5 billion ($A1.04bn), a year-on-year increase of 27.4%. Sales for the Printing Business Unit increased by 15.9%.
“Inflation and supply chain challenges affected margins this quarter," said Xerox interim CEO Steve Bandrowczak, but "our revenue grew in constant currency...driven by improving demand for our products and services and the realization of pricing growth."
Early bird tickets are now available ($165-$231) for FESPA Australia’s Conference 22 at the Shangri-La Hotel in Sydney on 27 October 2022 (8.00am - 2.30pm).
A new HP Wolf Security report says cybercrime is being supercharged by “plug and play” malware kits that make it easier than ever to launch attacks. Cybercriminals are focusing on known bugs and vulnerabilities in popular software.
The data is in and PacPrint, together with its co-located shows Visual Impact and Label & Packaging Expo, has been confirmed as “an unqualified success, creating excitement (and $50 million in business to date!) as dates for future industry expos are confirmed through to 2025,” say the organisers.
North Melbourne signage, vehicle wrap and wallpaper business Grafico – launched in a Carlton garage as part of a university project - has taken the top award in the Lord Mayor’s Small Business Awards for 2022.
“We are a bigger industry than we realise,” says ASGA president Mick Harrold, who delivered a revealing snapshot of the Australian Sign Industry to the recent AGM of the NZ Sign & Display Association.
Workflow software business PrintIQ has promoted Paul Bromley to global sales director to lead the company’s sales force covering the U.S, North America, Australia, New Zealand and the UK. Bromley has been the UK and EAMER sales manager at printIQ for more than two years.
Kornit Digital has opened the doors to a new interactive booth at one of the world’s largest virtual printing tradeshows, Printing Expo Online – which is open 24-7, 365 days a year and has welcomed over 60,000 global visitors since November 2020.
The World Out of home Organisation's first in-person APAC Forum is scheduled for October 11-13 2022 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This follows WOO's first post-pandemic in-person Global Congress in Toronto and builds on the success of virtual Forums for Europe, Asia and Africa in the past year.