The milestone highlights Durst Group's “transformation from a press manufacturer to a solutions provider in the digital printing industry,” said the manufacturer of digital printing technologies.
Japanese headquartered ink, pigment and chemical giant Toyo Ink SC Holdings, with global sales around AUD3.1 billion and approximately 8,000 employees, has signalled its acknowledgement for the increased demand for UV and water-based inkjet inks by investing around AUD$18 million in a new inkjet ink production plant in Northern France, adding to its long-establishedOffset and Flexo UV factory in Belgium.
Ricoh president and CEO Jake Yamashita, also co-chair of the Japan Climate Leaders’ Partnership (JCLP), has delivered an ambitious proposal to the Prime Minister of Japan aimed at “overcoming the climate crisis through a New Form of Capitalism.”
The Covid-19 pandemic has emphasised the versatility of digital printing and the global market will be worth more than $230 billion by 2032, according to a new study by industry researcher Smithers. And, how about inkjet printheads with 3,000dpi resolution at 300 metres-per-minute!
With the support of sponsors PSP, Total Supply and Roland DG Australia, the New Zealand Sign & Display Association (NZSDA) has added three new Notable Awards categories to the national sign awards in July, “to acknowledge outstanding industry legends and sign businesses doing their thing and doing it well.”
EFI’s Wide Format Wednesday webinar, presented this week in partnership with Ricoh, will focus on substrates, inks, and production printing options that help to produce more high-value applications. Hosted in the USA, it means a late night/early morning for Australian and NZ parties, but it can be recorded.
“After two years of the pandemic, we are finally able again to look forward to new international face-to-face contacts, inspiring business encounters and a holistic, bundled and efficient market overview,” says Messe Frankfurt, organiser of the combined Techtextil, Texprocess and the Heimtextil Summer Special from June 21-24. “The events can take place without capacity and admission restrictions and thus without proof of vaccination.”
Smithfield, NSW - based POP and Packaging firm, The Cutting Edge, has implemented printIQ's game-changing MIS, originally developed in Australia and New Zealand.
Discussion debating Direct to Film (DTF) printing versus DTG (Direct to Garment) printing begs the question 'what the advantages of DTF technology?' While DTG printing produces high-quality full size prints with brilliant colors and an incredibly soft hand feel, DTF printing definitely has some benefits that make it the perfect addition for your garment printing business.
The announcement of the proposed merger between the Print & Visual Communications Association and The Real Media Collective is a convenient time to look at the state of overall industry trade associations and how they affect the Sign & Display & Wide Format industry. Andy McCourt who has worked with several association over three decades, takes a look.
Ex-banker Rod Hambley, owner of Minuteman Press in Welshpool, WA since 2005, says his decision last year to acquire another independent print shop and merge the two companies has produced a significant boost in sales.
The newly released TrueVIS VG3 Series and SG3 Series large format inkjet printer cutters will be in the spotlight on the Roland DG Australia stand at PacPrint, along with the IU-1000F UV-LED flatbed printer and a full range of the company’s other latest technology and services.
The Print and Visual Communications Association (PVCA) and The Real Media Collective (TRMC) announced an intention to merge, bringing together the two largest industry associations for the paper, print, mail, packaging and publishing sectors to form one ‘super industry body’. TRMC CEO Kellie Northwood will take up the CEO role in the newly merged association – which will initially carry the PVCA name then “look to renaming and rebranding projects” in the new financial year.