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.
Onyx 18, the newest version release of Onyx software has arrived.
Enfocus has announced the release of the Reporting Module for Switch 2018, the latest version of its automation solution for the professional print market.
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.”
Among the materials science innovations Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions premiered at FESPA 2018 was a full range of reflective films designed to provide the highest possible vehicle visibility.
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.
German company Witpac has developed Weed-Ex, a new way of weeding, it was shown at FESPA a few weeks back. They say that Weed-Ex is a top quality transfer film, which is laminated with two 75 micron carriers.
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.
Printer vendor Oki Data Australia has appointed Jim Walsh as business development manager for wide format printers.
LEP Colour Printers (LEP), has announced that the company is joining forces with Qld Trade Print (QTP) to form Australia’s most dynamic and responsive trade print organisation.
Recent acquisitions in the outdoor advertising industry include the JCDecaux SA announcement that it has entered into an agreement with APN Outdoor Group Limited to acquire 100% of APN Outdoor’s share capital by way of a scheme of arrangement to be approved by APN Outdoor shareholders and subject to Australian Competition and Consumer Commission clearance.
Roland DG Australia has announced that its Texart™ SBL3 dye sublimation inks have earned certification from ChromaLuxe® for outdoor durability. This certification assures users that they can expect optimum quality and durability when transfer graphics are printed with Texart SBL3 inks and sublimated to ChromaLuxe EXT (Extended Life) UV-resistant photo panels.
Aslan is offering a new laminating film for the protection of UV-curable prints. The self-adhesive film is available in matt and gloss and was especially developed for the protection of substrates printed with UV-curable inks.
Agfa Graphics has announced the release of InkTune and PressTune software to reduce production costs. These intelligent tools are part of Agfa Graphics’ ECO³ offering and give print houses complete control over all printing elements, from ink use to compliance with ISO, G7 and client-specific standards, while reducing production costs. Real-time data insights into print quality drive these capabilities, independent of printing technology and press manufacturer.
HVG Graphics Media adds hardware, signing exclusive partnership with award-winning American finishing solutions company, MCT Digital.
HVG Graphics Media is pleased to announce their expansion into the supply of hardware.