The Outdoor Media Association’s Best of Outdoor, a selection of local and international Out of Home (OOH) campaigns, this month features ads for NRMA Insurance, the return of the Australian Grand Prix, and the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, Ramadan.
Enfocus, a leader in workflow software for the graphic arts industry, has launched a new workflow automation package tailored specifically for the needs of wide-format printing.
LIA Victoria presented the prize for the most outstanding 3rd Year Apprentice in Printing Trades to Tan Pham of custom packaging supplier Andrew Kohn at the 25th Annual Awards Festival at Holmesglen TAFE in Melbourne. The LIA’s Victorian chapter recently reactivated following COVID lockdowns.
Day one of the ISA International Sign Expo has ended in Atlanta and the mood is positive. The sign, graphics and visual communications industry is gathering in Atlanta for the industry’s largest tradeshow, ISA International Sign Expo 2022, which runs from May 4-6. It marks the first time since 2019 that the event has been held in person.
The new initiative, Print Against War, is calling upon printers and converters, publishers, influencers, and suppliers to the global printing and packaging industry to join forces to support their colleagues during this incredibly difficult time. Beyond the war in Ukraine, the organization’s goals extend to an ongoing ability to help restore the socioeconomic fabric of printing in any region affected by war.
In four weeks’ time, FESPA Global Print Expo and European Sign Expo 2022 will open at Messe Berlin, Germany, ready to set speciality print and signage businesses back in motion. 340 international suppliers are now contracted to exhibit, among them are many key industry players who were unable to participate in 2021.
Workflow software developer printIQ - now signed up as a sponsor of next month’s PacPrint show in Melbourne - will be showcasing its latest technology including the printIQ v44 and the brand new printIQ SBE (Small Business Edition).
The EU has released plans for the ‘largest ever ban’ on up to 12,000 toxic substances that include chemical compounds used in the manufacture of various plastics such as PVC (polyvinyl chloride) – still widely used in the sign and display industry despite an increasing shift to PVC-free solutions.
David Crowther of Colour Graphic Services is hosting this month’s Idealliance Australia G7 Expert Certification LIVE online course scheduled for May 16-20, 2022. The event is open to all global registrants and seats are limited.
Trotec Laser’s new 12-megapixel lid camera further speeds up workflow by delivering a live image of the work area to the operating PC in real time.
US-based Roland DGA Corporation has signed an agreement to sell and distribute the Rotary Rack – a new attachment that fits inside VersaUV LEF Series benchtop UV printers for ‘easier than ever’ printing directly onto cylindrical objects.
Roland DG Australia announced a third round of 2022 training dates for the company’s popular Roland Academy Online courses, plus a new course specifically for VersaSTUDIO BN-20/BN-20A users.
The broad expertise of Starleaton in print and many other sectors will be on show at PacPrint with industry businesses set to benefit from sustainable solutions that represent world’s best practice in advanced manufacturing, waste reduction and recyclability.
Far too many sign businesses have been slow to adapt to changes until it's too late. Not Goulburn, NSW, sign business Signage One, who has rebranded as Easy Print, with long-term director Craig Maddren saying he’s shifting focus from large scale signage installation to online-friendly printed signage work and boutique packaging. It's a story worth reading and applying the key take-aways.