Epson Seiko has completed construction work on a new factory at its Hirooka Office in Shiojiri, Japan, that started in the autumn of 2016. The new factory will be used to produce PrecisionCore print chips, a core component of Epson’s most advanced PrecisionCore inkjet printheads. The new factory, which will begin operations in the 2018 fiscal year (ending March 31, 2019), will triple current PrecisionCore print chip production capacity.
3A Composites GmbH will be using Sign Africa and FESPA Africa Expo, taking place in Johannesburg from 13-15 September to launch some new products.
Epson America has announced that the Epson SureColor S80600 64-inch roll-to-roll solvent printer has been certified by GMG Americas, a subsidiary of GMG Color for use with software GMG ColorProof 5.10 and GMG OpenColor 2.1.5.
Roland DG has announced that it will once again be a key sponsor of FAB14, the 14th annual meeting of the global Fab Lab community, to be held in Toulouse, France from July 16 to 22, 2018.
Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions announced the opening of its annual “Wrap Like A King” Challenge. This year’s vehicle wrap competition runs from July 9 through September 14, 2018, and it will again include Regional Wrap Kings, Continental Wrap Kings and the crowning of the “King of the Wrap World.”
UK creative production business, Echo House, is first company in the world to invest in Fujifilm’s new, high-quality, high-productivity, super-wide printer.
It’s not often you see one of the stars of the print industry plastered alongside music greats and some of the world’s best-known products – but that’s exactly what’s happening in Brisbane at the moment, with a series of fun posters featuring (and printed on) the Océ Colorado 1640, popping up everywhere from bus shelters to underpasses.
In a move that clearly furthers and bolsters their commitment to the market, Epson Australia has appointed industry specialist Stephen Green as business manager for document solutions, a role which sees him now lead the company’s Document Solutions business.
In 2017, the Women in Print community was shocked and saddened by the untimely passing of their Western Australian Patron, Olivia Grida.
The plant shutdown of an important UV Ink precursor has companies worried about inkjet and UV LED ink supply, as well as major coatings.