Drytac has announced global availability of its seven-year durable Polar Premium Clear permanent polymeric PVC inkjet media and seven-year durable Weathershield polymeric PVC overlaminating film.
Carbon8 from Marrickville in Sydney’s Inner West was the night’s biggest NPA winner - with four Golds and a Bronze - followed by Styleprint from Kilsyth South in Melbourne’s east - with three Golds and two Bronze - at Friday’s nationwide presentations of this year’s state PICAs and 38th National Print Awards. Printer of the Year – Large Format went to Cactus Imaging for its Sandstones Building Wrap. Cactus founder Keith Ferrel also received the Media Super Lifetime Achievement Award.
Mimaki is showing its new 3D Print prep Pro software for the Mimaki 3DUJ-series, and the 3DCS-322, a post-processing unit for the Mimaki 3DUJ-2207 developed with AM Solutions – 3D post processing technology. The complete 3D solution for the Mimaki 3DUJ-2207 aims to streamline the full-colour 3D printing process, making this now cost-effective, high-quality technology more accessible than ever before.
Konica Minolta posted a 15% increase in revenue for the six months to 30 Sept 2021 but said an explosion at its toner plant in Tatsuno in August was expected to affect sales of new equipment. “Toner will be supplied on a priority basis to existing customers,” it said.
Dentsu (the world's largest advertising agency), APAC CEO and India chairman Ashish Bhasin pulled no punches in an enlightening interview with WOO President Tom Goddard which opened the October virtual outdoor advertising Asia Forum. Accurate measurement of results remains a key issue for out-of-home media.
ASGA legal advisors Warwick Ryan and Christopher McCourt of Hicksons Lawyers will provide guidance on dealing with issues involving COVID and workplace laws - including vaccine mandates - in Thursday’s Australian Sign & Graphics Association webinar (Nov 4, 02:30pm AEDT). The event - free for ASGA members or $33 - will be moderated by industry veteran Vernon Kingman.
With summer approaching, Safe Work Australia has released a new guide for managing the risks of working in heat - which includes latest medical advice on providing first aid for heat stroke.
Despite supply problems because of component shortages and logistics disruptions, Epson recorded ¥268.4 billion ($A3.12bn) in total Q2 revenue, with profit up ¥15.1 billion ($A175m) to ¥25.4 billion ($A296m). Commercial and Industrial printing revenue and profit showed “significant growth.”
Seiko Epson Corporation has become the first company in the Japanese manufacturing industry to convert to 100% renewable electricity for all of its domestic sites - reducing its annual carbon dioxide emissions by about 250,000 tonnes. The company plans to invest 100 billion yen on decarbonization and environmental technology over the next 10 years.
SAi - the software company famed for the ubiquitous Flexi application - also makes EnRoute, CNC CAD/CAM software that provides 2D and 3D design and toolpath capabilities for CNC routers, lasers, plasma and waterjet cutters and is the feature of an online tutorial live now. On November 10th another free webinar, on Flexi, will happen, this time live from Europe.
Inkjet technology company Ricoh has announced a global partnership with aeoon Technologies, a leading developer of Direct to Garment (DTG) digital print systems for the industrial textile market.
HP Inc.’s latest Wolf Security global report says cybersecurity threat levels are rising as scammers become increasingly successful at bypassing defences and tricking users.