If there was any doubt that inkjet technology will become a dominant digital force for the future - the ordering of ten Fujifilm Jet Press 750S machines - adding to four already owned - by China's Tomato Cloud Technology, puts that doubt to rest. For a country dominated by Offset due to the long print runs, the adoption of large-scale digital inkjet is a significant step.
At the halfway point of Jetmark's 'Deal-A-Day' October offers, the company turns it attention to 3D Printing, with a one-day-only saving of $30,000 of the superb Tractus 3D T3500, with a maximum build size of 1000mm diameter x a whopping 2100mm high. Remember, this deal closes at 7pm tonight, October 14th 2021 so make contact with Jetmark before then!
Industry consumable supplier Ball & Doggett is leading the charge to post-covid employment recovery in seeking applicants for two great customer service positions in NSW and Victoria. The positions are advertised in Wideformat Online's twice-weekly newsletters. Ball & Doggett is a major Avery Dennison distributor, plus a vast range of Display and Visual media from Yupo, ConVerd, Katz, MagneGrip, MasterTac and a host of other top brands, curated from the world's best suppliers.
The new, industrial, entry-level EFI Reggiani TERRA Silver textile printer making its debut at the FESPA Global Print Expo uses TERRA pigment ink for sustainable direct-to-textile printing without steaming or washing.
Kongsberg Precision Cutting Systems has signed a new partnership agreement with software supplier PrintFactory for an integrated production suite tailored for Kongsberg cutting tables.
“These new innovations reflect our ongoing goal to help wide- and superwide-format print customers deliver the very best possible prints as quickly as possible,” the company said. The new Fiery software and proServer digital front end now have added support for more than 180 new printer drivers from Agfa, Canon, d.gen, Durst, HP, Mimaki, Mutoh, Roland DG, and Teckwin among others.
Jetmark continues its October 'Deal-A-Day' program with today's (Tuesday 12th October) offer of the Bubble-Free Basic flatbed applicator/laminator at below $20,000 +gst. This represents a saving of over $3,000 and is available only until 7pm this evening. Included is the fitted Keencut 1600mm cutter.
Orafol Australia has provided its ORACAL 970RA Wrap cast film in 'Luscious Lips' shade onto a Liberty Walk body-kitted Toyota Supra, creating a stunning high-gloss colour change and head-turning appearance. Wrap application was by Wrapwise of Brisbane.
A natural evolution of Kodak's NexPress and NexFinity digital toner presses has been announced under the name 'Ascend.' The revered Kodachrome brand re-emerges as 'dry ink' and not the diapositive colour film lauded by Paul Simon in his 70s song 'Kodachrome.' Ascend is packed with embellishing features and, with a max. sheet length of 1.22 metres, will find applications in POP and Signage as well as cartons, says the company.
Roland DG has introduced its new Texart XT-640S-F – a short-run textile and apparel printer that switches between direct-to-garment and direct-to-textile printing.
After another delay, the remaining PICA presentations - Western Australia, New South Wales and Victoria – will be presented on the evening of Friday 5 November, immediately prior to the National Print Awards presentations in Brisbane, which will be live-streamed around the country.
Bulk and commodity trade and vessel movements are “embroiled in further turmoil,” with day rates for vessel leases spiking so dramatically that a trader has told paper industry researcher IndustryEdge: “It’s stupid o’clock out there. You can get a vessel, but you’ll pay through the nose, and rates are increasing by the hour some days.”