The Outdoor Media Industry has welcomed a Federal Government AusIndustry grant worth almost $830,000 which will go towards delivery of Australia’s first industry-wide audience measurement system for outdoor advertising.
Michael Marlborough has joined Océ-Australia Limited as Business Development Manager, Display Graphics, for the southern region, with responsibility for Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia.
HP is offloading, via auction, some printing kit according to auctioneers Grays Online who have been instructed by HP to sell this new equipment with a starting bid of $9.00.
Printing companies wanting to improve the competitive edge of their sales staff will have one last chance to do so in NSW this year.
For the second time since starting business seven years ago Plas Image has found the need to expand its warehouse and distribution facilities to keep up with its rapid growth. With the recent acquisition of the adjoining warehouse at its Frenchs Forest base in Sydney, Plas Image will be doubling its facilities overnight on the 1st October.
Kornit Digital has announced the launch of the new Kornit933 – a digital add-on station for screen printing carousels, designed to enable screen printers to combine printing techniques and create multiple innovative printing applications using traditional screen printing methods together with Kornit's digital D.O.G Printing, all in one built-in printing module!
The American Chemical Society (ACS), the world’s largest scientific society, has designated 3M Scotch Brand Tape as an “historical chemical landmark,” citing its ubiquitous use in the modern world and 3M’s innovative role in adhesives technology.
DuPont Imaging Technologies previewed a next generation high speed, variable drop, two-metre-wide digital textile printer at the ITMA Show in Germany during September 13-20, 2007.
Mutoh has announced a new line of high-performance variable drop mild-solvent printers, called Blizzard series. These new printers offer impeccable production output quality up to 40 m²/h and top speeds up to 80 m²/h.
Are you planning to leave the printing industry within the next 5 or 10 years? Do you know what your company is worth? Do you have a company succession plan? These are some of the questions being asked by Printing Industries to determine the need for an industry specific succession planning model.
HP has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire MacDermid ColorSpan Inc., a manufacturer of wide-format digital inkjet printers, from MacDermid Printing Solutions LLC, a subsidiary of privately held MacDermid Incorporated, which is based in Denver.
PrintVillage, Inc and its subsidiary, US Sublimation have introduced the Velotex series of wide format direct-to-textile inkjet printers for direct fabric printing with one-step curing using dye sublimation or aqueous textile pigment inks. Velotex prints and sublimates without the need for a heat press and allows for production speeds of up to 581 square feet per hour of printed fabric at 540-by-720 dpi, making it the fastest high quality direct-to-textile printer in its class. It is unknown at this stage whether the machine will be available in the ANZ region.
Adkote, regional distributors of the NUR Macroprinters is launching NUR's latest printer to the local market, the Expedio Revolution, at the premises of Wizardry Imaging and Signs during the 12th and 13th of October, all are invited to come along and view the new Revolution in action.
X-Rite has introduced the i1iSis Power Bundle, which includes complete hardware and software for users in prepress, digital printing and wide-format printing. This powerful combination connects the full range of X-Rite’s professional colour management solutions together for the first time.
Uniscreen has launched Polymeric’s Shurfoot non-slip floor graphics coating that has been designed to be used with all approved floor graphic vinyl base films, and is intended to be used as a last down non-slip UV screen coating, eliminating the costly floor graphic non-slip laminating films and the slow laminating speeds.
HP reseachers have developed a means of using their inkjet technology to deliver drugs to human beings in what is described as something similar to the patches that are currently used.
Effective Wednesday 8th August 2007, market leading distribution company Halifax Vogel Group has purchased the operations of Alucobond Architectural and Octanorm Australia.
Local workflow specialists DES have been selected to distribute the Accura Print Management Information System to Australia and New Zealand printers. First established in the UK, Accura MIS now has over 600 users worldwide and is set to grow in the Australia and New Zealand markets.
EFI will show off the new support it has given to the new Pantone Goe Colour Library as well as the Pantone Matching System. Additionally at Graph Expo, EFI will demonstrate the ability to print Pantone Reference Charts from Fiery-driven digital output devices. This 19-page downloadable PostScript file of colour patches shows CMYK equivalents for each installed Pantone Library, indicating what the final output colour will look like from the Fiery-driven printer.
Canon U.S.A., have announced the new imagePROGRAF S-series large format printers which they say will provide exceptionally rapid print speeds for high-volume production environments. Wide Format Online is endeavouring to establish if and when these machines will be available in our region.
Gandi Innovations have announced 5 new printers to the world market including their first Dye Sublimation printer.