For over 6 years, Vince Bezzina, the Printhead Doctor, has saved sign and display printers thousands of dollars by professionally recovering blocked printheads of all types. He has also supplied the hardware, training and fluids for larger printers to clean their own printheads. Due to health issues, Vince now wants to retire and this presents a great opportunity for someone to earn an income from their home garage or shed, or a bolt-on to an existing service business.
A woman seriously injured when a four tonne, five-by-four metre road sign fell and crushed her car on Melbourne’s Tullamarine freeway last year has launched Supreme Court action against VicRoads, Transurban and construction company CPB Contractors.
Facing a surge in demand for its Covid-19-related protective gear, Brisbane sign and display business Bailey Print Group has moved its operation 10 minutes south down the freeway into a new high tech printing facility in the manufacturing hub of Sailsbury. Bailey's business development manager Samantha Bailey-Jensen this week won an HIA award recognising the company's pivot into making protective gear for healthcare workers.
Mutoh's donating of $500 to the Fred Hollows Foundation, for every XpertJet 461 and 661UF printer sold until Christmas, 2020, has featured in the charity's 'Spotlight' newsletter.
Screen, manufacturer of the Truepress Jet series of digital presses, and colour experts CGS Oris, have developed new technology designed to save time, improve print quality and meet a growing need for independent colour management solutions.
The new Epson SureColor T-Series models feature wireless connectivity and are multi-function printers with integrated scanners. Designated the SureColor T3160M and SureColor T5160M they include an integrated scanner for accurately scanning blueprints and drawings, making large copies and sharing high-quality technical documents.
On 24th November, Justice Colvin issued orders appertaining to the the suit brought by Fuji Xerox Australia against former directors Neil Whittaker and Devlin Bell plus auditors EY (Ernst & Young) and former partner EA Lang.
Kornit Digital has appointed CFO Guy Avidan as president of its new business unit focused on accelerating the digital transformation of the textile industry to sustainable on-demand production.
Industry association Visual Connections - the body behind Australia's great trade shows such as PrintEx, PacPrint and Visual Impact - has announced a new Board with three newly-appointed members. With the next event being PacPrint, Melbourne in September 2021, next year is shaping up to be a watershed of post-Covid activity and the depth of experience of this Board looks more than up to the challenges.
Losses to online shopping scams increased 42% this year and Scamwatch is warning Australians to be careful when buying gifts this holiday season. $7m has been lost in online shopping scams in 2020, with losses on classified websites such as Facebook Marketplace and Gumtree increasing by 60% to $4.5 million.
Melbourne events signage company Signex Group and its wide format print business Prologica Digital Print have entered voluntary administration and called a first meeting of creditors for next week. Signex co-owner Doug Pieper is looking to restructure the business and hopes to be out of the administration process before Christmas.
“The response to the second drupa preview proved once again that this new digital format is an essential tool for staying in regular contact with the global community,” said Sabine Geldermann, project director print technologie at Messe Düsseldorf. Attendees at the second drupa preview increased by almost 50%. 1,383 exhibitors from 49 countries recorded about 15,500 page impressions.