Fujifilm and Urban Storm stretch the limits in outdoor advertising
It’s immediately apparent when talking to Sam Cook, director of UK-based Urban Storm, that here is a company setting out to make a real difference in the outdoor advertising and billboard sector. In order to do so, they have partnered with Fujifilm to make use of both its technological and business expertise.
A Melbourne man's first intrepid trek to Sign China
Paul Coniglio from Conect Enterprises visited Sign China (March 2nd - 4th 2010) for the first time to represent his company and seek out new product opportunities. He relates his first experience of a huge Chinese show.
Jail for LA billboard execs?
City Attorney Carmen Trutanich has played the jail card in a wildly inappropriate fashion again, the second time in a matter of months. The first was when he threatened to jail a City Council member and AEG executives over the issue of signage at L.A. Live.
What might Canon’s takeover of Océ mean for consumers
By Peter Lavelle, from printerinks.com UK
Recently Canon completed a 71.3% takeover of Dutch printer manufacturer Océ. This is the product of negotiations started in November between the two companies, and by 19 March Canon hopes to acquire the remaining Océ shares. Stakeholders that refuse to sell will become minority investors in a Canon-controlled company. Together, Canon and Océ aim to “create the overall No. 1 presence in the printing industry,” according to their 16 November joint press statement.
Australia's first locally developed roll to roll and flatbed wide format inket machines
By Colleen Bate
If you've been paying attention to our latest industry news, you would have noticed the recent announcement of Product Distribution Australia (PDA)'s involvement in the launch and support of a new range of locally developed Vivex high resolution solvent and UV cured inkjet printers.
Variable data printing (VDP) available for wide format
Variable data printing (VDP) is well established in small format printing but it's also available for wide format printing.
Best ever Norman Lindsay art print re-discovered by printer’s grandson and great-grandson
By Andy McCourt
Unique 1930s art reproduction process developed in Sydney by Hackett Studios is touched by two generations at the Norman Lindsay Gallery.
MOVE over, the Outdoor Media Industry is flexing its muscles
By Alison Stieven-Taylor
The outdoor media industry is about to receive a major boost to its credibility as a viable, measurable advertising medium. Alison Stieven-Taylor reports.
Textiles and Fire
Textiles can play a significant part in the spread of a fire, which can be particularly dangerous in public buildings occupied by large groups of people.
By Tudor Morgan, Graphic Marketing Manager at Fujifilm Sericol
As a 2009 provider of print in a highly competitive visual communications industry, experiencing deep recession but needing to grow your business, now is the time to sit back and take stock. Take a long hard look at your business and above all ask yourselves, what is it that your customers are looking for today?
Past, Present, and what to expect in the future for Wide-Format Inkjet Printing Technology
Dr Nicholas Hellmuth, FLAAR Reports
Dr Hellmuth will be visiting the Sign Africa show in South Africa (2-4th September 2009) and will be presenting a paper there. This is a preview of his presentation that should be of interest to all prospective and existing users of wide format technology.
Research report of China's textile industry in 2009
The textile industry plays a significant role in China's national economy. On the one hand, the textile industry is a traditional advantageous industry in China and textile products and serves as an important foreign trade goods. On the other hand, development of the textile industry will be a major factor affecting demands, supplies and prices of the costume industry.