Brisbane digital print and signage business Fleetmark Queensland has won first prize in Graphic Art Mart’s “Work Hard, Play Hard” competition, and now has to choose between a Nissan Navara RX 4X4 Dual Cab Pick Up or a Harley Davidson motorcycle, to the value of $35,000.00 RRP.
The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) is presenting a series of free webinars this month that will cover topics including Soft Signage Opportunities and New Applications for Digitally Printed Textiles.
‘You can’t afford now to be one-dimensional,” says Cactus Imaging general manager Keith Ferrel, who will present a seminar on diversification and automation at the FESPA Asia Print Expo in Bangkok, Thailand in February 2019.
Spicers Limited has put the 56-hectare site of its former Wesley Vale Paper Mill near Devonport on the block and has sold another of its Tasmanian properties for $2.85 million.
New centres in Perth and Adelaide helped sign and graphics franchiser Signwave to a healthy 18 percent year-to-date increase in sales across its local network.
Mimaki Engineering has announced it's one of the founding members of the ADAPT (Additive and Digital Advanced Production Technologies) consortium launched by the renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Hexis Australia has announced dates in January 2019 for the next series of training courses at its new Yatala facility, about half way between Brisbane and the Gold Coast.
The ACCC’s Scamwatch is warning people not to get caught out by a number of increasingly common holiday season scams. “Scammers will take advantage of special days or major events like Christmas to fleece people of their money or personal information,” says ACCC Deputy Chair, Delia Rickard.
German manufacturer Thieme’s two new machines for ceramic printing on automotive glass and appliance glass/technical glasses were demonstrated at this year’s Glasstec in Düsseldorf, Germany.
The fine art papers, released at photokina 2018, are tailored to work with Epson’s SureColor SC-P and Stylus Pro printers and with the various generations of Epson UltraChrome inks.
Epson’s cash-back promotion is expiring soon, offering up to a cool $3,000 for any printer, working or not, against purchase of a new SureColor 6070, 8070 or 20070 roll printer.
Small businesses in Australia are paying an average of $130,000 to resolve disputes through formal processes, double the cost of a decade ago, with slow payments causing most of the problems, according to the Small Business Ombudsman.
Belgian flatbed manufacturer Summa has rolled out two new models in its F Series finishing flatbed system, the F3232 and F3220, which are expected to be ready for shipment by April 2019.
“An animating and life-affirming coral hue with a golden undertone that energizes and enlivens with a softer edge” - colour specialist The Pantone Institute has named Living Coral as its colour of the year for 2019.
More than 700 exhibitors will showcase their latest technology and applications for screen and digital wide format, textile and garment print, printed interior décor, vehicle wrapping, packaging and non-printed signage at the FESPA 2019 Global Print Expo in Munich.
O’Connor, WA – based Artcom Fabrication has become the first in WA and only the third in Australia to take delivery of a Massivit 1800 3D Printer. The monster 3D printer from the Lod, Israel manufacturer, remains the only viable 3D printer with the size, build method and versatility to be of commercial significance to the wide format signage and display sector, since its introduction at drupa in 2016.
Perth printer Picton Press, which went into administration six months ago owing $9 million, including $2.2 million to unsecured creditors, is back in business under existing owner/directors Dennis Hague and Gary Kennedy after the signing of Deed of Company Arrangement (DOCA).
Outdoor advertiser oOh!media’s 10-year contract for Brisbane City Council’s street furniture business is the headline deal, but a range of other major players including Finsbury Green, IVE Group and Fuji Xerox, as well as smaller signage businesses have all won recent local, state and federal government contracts.
Melbourne-based wide format industry supplier Charti has extended its national network with the acquisition of Stanton Media, a Brisbane cut-sheet and large format media supplier.
Corporate regulator the ACCC has forced Visy Recycling, part of cardboard packaging giant Visy Industries, and two other major recycling businesses to change what it calls unfair waste management contracts that allowed for price increases and penalties.
ASX-listed out-of-home advertiser QMS Media will merge its New Zealand outdoor business with radio, TV and digital company MediaWorks to create "the largest multi-media group in New Zealand."