After considerable evaluation, a new support team and support model have been introduced to Signwave, the sign and graphics franchisor in Australia. Andrew McKay has been named General Manager, Brendan Jamieson is the Franchise Business Consultant and Helen Spencer will take on the role of Franchise Development Manager. In addition, Signwave corporate headquarters have relocated from Sydney to Melbourne.
Printing Industries Association of Australia has welcomed the removal of the controversial 'Print to Kinko's' button from Adobe Acrobat products.
Uniscreen have announced the availability of M&R's mew Heatwave R Series gas textile dryers. They say that by bridging the gap between M&R’s infrareds and the Sprint line of high-performance gas dryers, HeatWave meets the needs of shops torn between larger, more expensive gas dryers and the cost of bringing in the added electrical capacity necessary to run an electric dryer.
Brisbane based large format digital printers Clegg Media have acquired SS Signs & Graphics, specialists in the vehicle wrapping and sign installation business.
Gandinnovations has announced that it has partnered with CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) to provide exclusive leasing programs to its customers globally. The program will provide Gandinnovations customers with immediate access to equipment financing through CIT, a leading global provider of commercial and consumer finance solutions.
The new JV5 version also comes with a bump up in maximum speed, to 24 sqm/h (JV5-160A) in standard high quality mode.
HumanEyes 3D technology has been receiving a lot of positive press of late, in both the offset and wide format inkjet sectors. CJ King, the Perth based wholesale printer is the latest printer to add lenticular printing to its product line by installing HumanEyes Litho 3D software to drive their Heidelberg UV press. The investment sees CJ King now become one of the leading users of HumanEyes Lenticular technology in the region.
Spandex has announced the availability of Mutoh’s new high-performance, variable drop, solvent Blizzard series of printers.
HP today announced the creation of a collaborative on-line forum where print service providers (PSPs) in the sign and display markets from Europe, the Middle East and Africa can meet with HP experts and each other to share knowledge and best practice.
“Local Sales, Local Service and Local Support” is the philosophy behind three of the sign industry’s most experienced suppliers. Project Engraving and Digital, (Sydney and Perth), iMedia Imaging Supplies (Melbourne), and Sign Essentials (Brisbane) have joined forces to provide the local touch right across the country!