“An animating and life-affirming coral hue with a golden undertone that energizes and enlivens with a softer edge” - colour specialist The Pantone Institute has named Living Coral as its colour of the year for 2019.
More than 700 exhibitors will showcase their latest technology and applications for screen and digital wide format, textile and garment print, printed interior décor, vehicle wrapping, packaging and non-printed signage at the FESPA 2019 Global Print Expo in Munich.
O’Connor, WA – based Artcom Fabrication has become the first in WA and only the third in Australia to take delivery of a Massivit 1800 3D Printer. The monster 3D printer from the Lod, Israel manufacturer, remains the only viable 3D printer with the size, build method and versatility to be of commercial significance to the wide format signage and display sector, since its introduction at drupa in 2016.
Perth printer Picton Press, which went into administration six months ago owing $9 million, including $2.2 million to unsecured creditors, is back in business under existing owner/directors Dennis Hague and Gary Kennedy after the signing of Deed of Company Arrangement (DOCA).
Outdoor advertiser oOh!media’s 10-year contract for Brisbane City Council’s street furniture business is the headline deal, but a range of other major players including Finsbury Green, IVE Group and Fuji Xerox, as well as smaller signage businesses have all won recent local, state and federal government contracts.
Melbourne-based wide format industry supplier Charti has extended its national network with the acquisition of Stanton Media, a Brisbane cut-sheet and large format media supplier.
Corporate regulator the ACCC has forced Visy Recycling, part of cardboard packaging giant Visy Industries, and two other major recycling businesses to change what it calls unfair waste management contracts that allowed for price increases and penalties.
ASX-listed out-of-home advertiser QMS Media will merge its New Zealand outdoor business with radio, TV and digital company MediaWorks to create "the largest multi-media group in New Zealand."
R. Wagner Prestige Labels says the Epson SurePress L-4033AW inkjet digital label press stood “head and shoulders above the competition” when the Sydney-based labels manufacturer recently decided it needed to upgrade its technology.
German manufacturer Rotocontrol has signed Melbourne-based Maxteq as the Australia and New Zealand representative for its suite of finishing machines providing label inspection, slitting, rewinding, die cutting, overprinting, digital and booklet printed labels.
Textiles and print media supplier Ricky Richards is continuing its Christmas tradition of raising funds for a worthy cause, this year lending its support to the Sydney Children’s Hospital.