Landa Nanography uses Inkjet technology to create the image that is transferred to the substrate from a moving belt. Its S10 press is perfect for packaging and point-of-sale 'board engineered' production - so what's been happening with the digital print supremo Benny Landa and his remarkable technology? Plenty - the presses are popping up all over the globe.
LifeArt Australasia, which uses Agfa UV flatbed printers and CHILI publish software to manufacture personalised eco-friendly coffins, has won a silver award in the new Packaging on Paper or Board category in this year’s FESPA Awards. Judges awarded two Best in Show awards this year in the annual celebration of excellence in global speciality print and visual communications.
Fujifilm has joined a list of major exhibitors to withdraw from next year’s rescheduled global print expo drupa (April 20 – 28, 2021, Düsseldorf) because of the Covid-19 pandemic - "to prioritize the health and safety of our customers and employees." The company has also pulled out of packaging trade fair interpak, due to begin in Düsseldorf in February next year.
Mutoh Australia has announced the availability of two all-new benchtop UV printers, both with unique braille and raised effect capability.The company is also donating $500 for every printer sold, to the Fred Hollows Foundation, until Christmas.
Nationwide careers events aimed at promoting signage & graphics apprenticeships have been brought to “a grinding halt” by Covid-19, but new statistics show an encouraging increase in sign apprenticeship completions for the period July 2019-July 2020.
Australia’s largest distributor of printable materials and consumables has introduced its 114-page Display & Visual 2020 Product Catalogue that is now available online.
Roland DG Corporation says the new VW-S1 densitometer has been developed for VersaWorks 6 to help make colour matching easier between printers.
In a move that now makes Fuji Xerox Australia Pty Ltd (100% owned by Fujifilm Holdings) the Defendant as well as the Plaintiff, Neil Whittaker and EY (Ernst & Young) have both filed Cross-Claims against the company.
Following the postponement of the auction to consider offers for the whole business, the Administrators, O'Brien Palmer, were unable to rescue the company by a sale of the business as going concern and the assets will be sold by online auction, run by Neil Schiller's Liquid Asset Management.
Global Graphics Software, a developer of platforms for digital printing whose customers include HP, Canon, Durst, Roland, Kodak and Agfa, says its new Harlequin release is the industry’s fastest RIP with new features for large-scale output such as décor, textiles and corrugated packaging.
A new support package will see $3 billion in cash grants, tax relief and cashflow support delivered to businesses, taking the Victorian Government's total Covid-19 business support to over $6 billion - the single biggest package of its kind in the history of the state.
Agfa's Studio 5D10, a three-day virtual event featuring broadcast sessions, will focus on inkjet printing for aspiring as well as established inkjet printing companies worldwide. The event will run from 6 to 8 October, coinciding with the rescheduled FESPA time frame.
HP has released a new large format HP DesignJet portfolio, Canon introduced an updated ColorWave and PlotWave large format printer series and Brother has launched the new GTXpro direct to garment printer.
The Epson EcoTank Pro ET-16600 - primarily aimed at home and small office users who require A3 professional quality colour output - provides wide-format printing with lower ink costs.
With the inaugural Print, Sign, Display & Graphics Virtual Trade Show due to close at the end of this month, exhibitors including HP, Starleaton, Screen Australia, Mimaki and Sign To Badge Solutions are offering a range of new products and show specials.