On 24th November, Justice Colvin issued orders appertaining to the the suit brought by Fuji Xerox Australia against former directors Neil Whittaker and Devlin Bell plus auditors EY (Ernst & Young) and former partner EA Lang.
Kornit Digital has appointed CFO Guy Avidan as president of its new business unit focused on accelerating the digital transformation of the textile industry to sustainable on-demand production.
Industry association Visual Connections - the body behind Australia's great trade shows such as PrintEx, PacPrint and Visual Impact - has announced a new Board with three newly-appointed members. With the next event being PacPrint, Melbourne in September 2021, next year is shaping up to be a watershed of post-Covid activity and the depth of experience of this Board looks more than up to the challenges.
Losses to online shopping scams increased 42% this year and Scamwatch is warning Australians to be careful when buying gifts this holiday season. $7m has been lost in online shopping scams in 2020, with losses on classified websites such as Facebook Marketplace and Gumtree increasing by 60% to $4.5 million.
Melbourne events signage company Signex Group and its wide format print business Prologica Digital Print have entered voluntary administration and called a first meeting of creditors for next week. Signex co-owner Doug Pieper is looking to restructure the business and hopes to be out of the administration process before Christmas.
“The response to the second drupa preview proved once again that this new digital format is an essential tool for staying in regular contact with the global community,” said Sabine Geldermann, project director print technologie at Messe Düsseldorf. Attendees at the second drupa preview increased by almost 50%. 1,383 exhibitors from 49 countries recorded about 15,500 page impressions.
Keypoint Intelligence, the independent evaluator of document imaging software, hardware, and services, has announced its Buyers Lab (BLI) 2021 Pick and Outstanding Achievement Awards in the Document Imaging Software category.
South Australia came out of its hard lockdown three days early on Saturday night after it was revealed that one of the positive cases at the centre of the Woodville Pizza Bar coronavirus hotspot had misled contact tracers. From midnight Saturday, businesses reopened with restrictions.
Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions has introduced three new paint protection films (PPF) in its Supreme PPF series that protect vehicle surfaces from stone chips, road debris, insect stains and weathering, and allow designers to create customised looks.
Almost a quarter (24 per cent) of Australian businesses reported an increase in their monthly revenue in November compared to 16 per cent in October, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
The Agfa InterioJet 3300 is a water-based inkjet system for printing on decor paper used in interior decoration, enabling customised designs for laminate floors, furniture and more. The InterioJet is built on the same inkjet platform as Agfa’s Jeti Tauro LED UV press for sign & display applications.
Most of South Australia’s signage and print industry will be closed during the state’s six-day “circuit breaker” lockdown that began at midnight on Wednesday, according to the Australian Sign & Graphics Association (ASGA).
The long-running and complex legal saga that is Fuji Xerox and Fuji Xerox Finance vs former employees Neil Whittaker and Devlin Bell, plus accounting form EY and its former partner EA Lang; is entering the beginning of the end. A judgement has already been handed down on an interlocutory application by FXA to have part of Devlin Bell's defence struck out. It was denied.
A new national agreement to strengthen protections for small businesses from unfair contract terms will give courts the power to impose penalties for breaches. Last month, the ACCC began Federal Court action against print company Fuji Xerox Australia over alleged unfair contract terms.