Fujifilm to co-locate with Fuji Xerox at PacPrint 2017
Fujifilm Graphic Systems will be exhibiting alongside Fuji Xerox Australia on PacPrint’s second largest stand, stand E10, from May 23-26 at Melbourne’s Exhibition Centre. The theme is ‘Value from Innovation.’
DP Lenticular launches Europe's first large format Motion lens
DP Lenticular has launched Motion 20 LPI UV-LF, Europe’s first large format Motion lens lenticular sheet designed and extruded in Europe.
Developed for large format Motion images such as zoom, morphing and a variety of animation pictures Motion 20 LPI UV-LF is perfect for outdoor uses such as bus shelters. It is also ideal for indoor applications in airports, underground and railway stations.
Toyota debuts Eco-Billboard technology
The Toyota Mirai eco-billboard campaign, in coordination with Clear Channel Outdoor Americas, is helping to clear the air from 3 April through to 28 May. Thirty seven billboards in Los Angeles and San Francisco will create 2319sqm (24,960 square feet) of pollution scrubbing surface and reverse the equivalent of 440 vehicles worth of nitrogen dioxide (NOx) emissions per month. NOx is a key ingredient in acid rain and smog.
Corel introduce CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2017
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2017 is the latest version of Corel's flagship graphics software that offers designers a new, hands-on creative experience that's unlike any other vector application. With LiveSketch, hand-drawn strokes are intelligently interpreted, adjusted, and combined with existing vector curves, making it simple to sketch and draw directly on a pen-enabled device.
PacPrint Forums: Funding Your Future
We’re constantly told that to succeed in a constantly changing market, businesses need to innovate – but how do you fund your future development? The PacPrint Forum Series tackles this important issue with sessions on Friday 26 May on competitive tenders, grants and other funding options.
Paper-pulp based board vs rigid fluted plastics for outdoor signage
The outdoor commodity rigid sign market has long been dominated by trusty fluted plastics – a carry-over from screen printing days to flatbed UV digital production. Now there is an alternative for short-term outdoor signage, that offers several environmental and production advantages over fluted plastic sheets.
Arlon announce the global launch of SLX Cast Wrap with FLITE technology and Series 3270 overlaminate
Arlon has announced the global commercial launch of two new innovative products and a new technology for vehicle and fleet applications. SLX Cast Wrap is a premium gloss white repositionable cast film with FLITE Technology.
Learn all about spectrophotometers at PacPrint
Techkon’s managing director, Albin Baranauskas, will be presenting a free workshop at May’s PacPrint exhibition in Melbourne. Local distributor Colour Graphic Services will welcome Branauskas on his first visit to Australia and is proud that he will be presenting in the Workshop area of the show. It covers colour measurement for printing, packaging, photography, wideformat and digital reproduction.
Drytac has has announced SpotOn SynPaper for HP PageWide XL printers.
Drytac has has announced SpotOn SynPaper for HP PageWide XL printers. The new introduction is a 120μ(4.8 mil) white matte polypropylene film, coated on one side with a dot pattern printed pressure-sensitive polyacrylate adhesive.
OMA refers to TRADIGITAL when referring to the future?
The Out of Home (OOH) industry has posted an increase of 5.7% on net media revenue year-on-year in the first quarter of 2017, posting $186.7 million, up from $176.7 million* for the first quarter in 2016. This ongoing growth follows the all-time high revenue growth at the end of 2016 of 15.8%.
The UK based Kernow Coatings will have some new products on show at FESPA
New products on display include KernowJet FloorSharK, an easy-to-apply and remove floor graphic film, designed for hard floors and carpet tiles. Using Kernow’s ‘sharkskin’ coating technology, the resultant floor graphics are tough, vibrant and R10-certificated. KernowJet FloorSharK does not need to be laminated, improving production workflow and offering a far wider colour gamut than traditional laminated floor graphics.
Elitron to be shown at FESPA 2017 and Pacprint
Italian manufacturer Elitron will be appearing at both shows. At FESPA they have the slogan “Dare to Print Different.” At Pacprint, Elitron will be showcased by the local distributor, Spicers and will feature the popular SDC automatic cutting and routing solution.
Spandex to publish an updated 2017 Essentials Product Guide
In June, Spandex will introduce their updated 2017 Essentials Product Guide to the digital, signage and display market. The new guide, they say, will have the very latest new products from all leading brand manufacturers, as well as helpful information to help you grow your business and save you time and money.
Cutting time and waste, Esko say they have the answer
In today’s highly competitive environment, wide format printers should be looking beyond their production equipment to find an automated end-to-end workflow that ensures faster time to market, fewer errors and improved profitability. If they recognise that waste is created everywhere; via complex manual steps, equipment idle time, incorrect material handling or lack of workflow control and if they seek to eliminate idle time—in design creation, pre-press, on press and on the finishing table, they should visit Esko at FESPA 2017.
Starleaton at FESPA 2017
Starleaton’s CEO Ben Eaton and Product Manager John Buitenkamp will have a busy May as they fly to Europe for the FESPA Hamburg trade fair and will be straight into PacPrint preparations when they return.
Partnership signals new era in paper, packaging and print media distribution
Leading Australasian paper, packaging and print media distributors, BJ Ball and K.W. Doggett Fine Paper have announced the two businesses will combine. This new entity will become the largest, most diversified paper, packaging and print media distribution business across both Australia and New Zealand.The transaction remains subject to conditions, including ACCC approval.
Esko reports compliance with Ghent PDF Output Suite Version 5.0
Esko has announced confirmation of the compatibility of the Esko Software Platform with new Ghent Workgroup PDF Output Suite version 5.0 . All 48 test patches in the output suite were processed perfectly using Esko Software Platform applications and workflows.
Nazdar to launch new inks at FESPA
US-based ink manufacturer Nazdar will be presenting two new series of digital solvent inks to avoid raw materials facing a clampdown by recent regulations.
Dover acquires Caldera Graphics
Downers Grove (Dover) announced today that it has acquired French RIP company Caldera Graphics for total consideration of approximately EUR 35 million, including an amount related to achieving certain performance metrics.
Starleaton and Zünd embrace packaging design and die cut
Starleaton will be demonstrating the all-new Zünd Design Centre 3.0 at PacPrint from May 23-16. Known as ZDC3, it is an Adobe Illustrator plug-in for creating packaging and three-dimensional POP/POS displays from folding carton, corrugated cardboard, composite material, PP and PVC.
swissQprint opens a new subsidiary in Germany
swissQprint has a new subsidiary in Germany as of 1 April 2017. A 12-member team under the management of Wolfgang Tropartz has taken over all activities related to swissQprint from the former distributor Sihl Direct, who decided last year to withdraw from this partnership for strategic reasons.
- Avery Dennison ICS Warranty Program now accessible online
- Colour management at core of Starleaton's Pacprint
- 3M releases IJ180mC and 780mC Print Wrap Films
- Agfa Graphics releases version 4.0 of StoreFront, its cloud-based web-to-print solution
- Roland DG Disaster Support Program
- Xaar's 3D Centre in the UK opens for business
- FESPA announces winner of its Wrap Master Design Competition
- Agfa Apogee gains Ghent Workgroup PDF preflight certification
- Mactac to address customer needs by showing a range of innovative new products at FESPA 2017
- SAi heads to FESPA 2017 as it announces over 80 million jobs were produced with its software in 2016
- HVG have announced VIEWjet Supertac, a self-adhesive solution for hard to stick to LSE surfaces
- Zünd introduce the Cradle Feeder
- Massivit 3D to demonstrate business-enhancing potential of large format 3D printing at FESPA 2017
- GJS relaunches its industry printing courses with all new content
- Inca to launch IncaConnect at FESPA 2017
- Neschen adds new texture To wallpaper range
- Ricoh Pro L4100 Series in Color-Logic first
- More Aslan product launches at FESPA 2017
- Avery Dennison introduce their new MPI 3621 and MPI 3626 for wall graphics
- Aslan have introduced a new FerroSoft range