Gerber Scientific announced today that following the successful design validation testing of its Solara ion printer, it has shipped the first three production units to customers to begin manufacturing validation testing. This is the final stage of testing before moving to volume production, expected to start in the first quarter of fiscal year 2009, which begins May 1, 2008.
After one and half a year of intense development and the implementation of many suggestions from customers and concentrated beta-test period, the new, completely revised ErgoSoft RIP software v.2008 was launched at the beginning of March by Swiss company ErgoSoft. The new RIP has been developed for applications such as fine art printing, sublimation, flag & banner, sign making, digital textile printing and much more.
Now in its second year the Heidelberg initiative Women in Print attracted more than 400 women to events held in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Perth and Brisbane in March. This is a 25% increase on last year’s attendance.
This latest addition to Gandi's grand format UV digital printers portfolio is the Jeti3348 Jetstream UV RTR, which is a 3-metre roll-to-roll printer with a 4 colour configuration, featuring 48 (80 picoliter) Spectra print heads.
"After 22 years, Zulu Graphics has decided to imprint themselves on the virtual marketplace. As part of their ongoing desire to improve their customer service, they are launching a newsletter which will be published every fortnight .
Xaar will 'Unleash the power of inkjet' at Fespa Digital with on-stand technology demonstrations that show the impressive performance and potential of its latest Xaar 1001 760 and Xaar 7601001 greyscale printheads.
Agfa Graphics announced today that it will debut the newest additions to its family of highly reliable and cost-efficient inkjet printers at drupa 2008, the :Anapurna XLS, the :Anapurna Mv and the :Anapurna M4f.
Roland DG has announced the Roland Partner Solution Program and has partnered with Project Engraving & Digital to deliver a new textile printing solution.
HP Indigo and its channel partner the Currie Group have announced their joint sponsorship of the Aussie BBQ nights at drupa this year. HP Indigo and Currie Group will co-sponsor the BBQs on June 1st and 8th. This is the first time that HP Indigo has sponsored these events.
HP Indigo has announced the appointment of Zoran Novakovic to the role of Business Development Manager, HP Indigo.
The Digital Impressions Group is proud to announce the Australian release of a UV varnishing machine manufactured by French based, MGI Digital Graphic Technology.
Important to the new Latex Printing Technology announced by HP at their Pre Drupa event is their Wide Scan Printing Technology, a system of modular print heads that can be added by the operator to increase the width of print.
Caldera has fully redesigned and upgraded its cost management tool, CostView 2.0.
HP invited well over 200 delegates to their 3 day Pre Drupa event held in Tel Aviv, Israel from the 10th to the 12th of March. Delegates were from the world's trade press, analysts and distributors.
Sawgrass Technologies has announced the release of the ChromaBlast system for the Epson 4880 enabling printing for cotton decoration in a production environment.
The results of FESPA’s Wide Survey, the proprietary pan-European research into the digital wide-format printing marketplace, conducted in association with InfoTrends, have now been published in full and are commercially available now.
HP Asia Pacific executives Steve Wong, Business Manager - Director, Large Format Printing Industrial Solutions and Harry Hariharan, Vice President, Graphic Arts Business Imaging & printing Group, Asia Pacific confirmed today that as of March 1st this year NUR distribution in Australia and New Zealand will join with the established HP Scitex marketing team.
In an interview today with top HP execs at their Pre Drupa event in Tel Aviv, HP have confirmed that the new HP Scitex machines will maintain the Scitex branding, but the Colorspan and NUR machines will lose all sign of their former identity.
Sawgrass Technologies, a world leader in the development of on-demand digital imaging technologies, announced today that it has released a SubliJet system for the Epson 4880 for sublimation printing that is engineered for high-volume, production environments.
In a major announcement made today, along with many other major announcements at their pre-Drupa event held in Tel Aviv, Israel, HP unveiled their new Latex Ink Technology which will be demonstrated at Drupa 08 and should be commercially available at the end of the year on new Thermal Inkjet Printers which will also be announced at Drupa in May.
Following its acquisition of Alucobond Architectural and Octanorm in 2007, Halifax Vogel Group (HVG) is opening brand new premises for its Queensland operations, located in Brisbane’s burgeoning Logan Valley area.