|(LtoR) Ricoh's Paul Thompson, Business Dev.Manager; Dean Edelman, Segment Marketing Mgr; Henryk Krajewski, Snr Product Mgr & Yuki Nagatsuka, KJ Project team (Japan), who worked on design of the Pro L5160.|
If you do nothing else at PrintEx 19, August 13-16 in Sydney, make sure you get yourself a demo on the new Ricoh L5160 1625mm (64”) latex printer on stand D18. From the earliest Encad and Calcomp machines through the HP DesignJets, Epson StylusPros, Seiko ColorPainters, HP Latexes, various UV rollfed machines: I’ve seen some amazing product launches pushing the edges of productivity and image quality. Few, is any, have impressed as strongly as the Ricoh L5160. Don’t just take my word for it – check it out for yourself and if you say I am wrong I’ll buy you a beer or two.
Antalis has unveiled new Coala Textiles, an environmentally-friendly range of coated polyester printable textiles for signage and decoration. An addition to the Coala range of large format digital media, the introduction of textile products comes in response to the increasing trend for bespoke and personalised signage and decoration in commercial and residential environments.
Wilenco, master Oceania distributor for the Norwegian-made Rollover flatbed applicators, will have at least two or three models on their prominent stand A18 right near the main entry to PrintEx 19.
Sign software supremo SAi will feature on several supplier stands at PrintEx, including the recently released Flexi 19, a more powerful and feature-rich update of its flagship signmaking software, engineered to meet the demanding design to production challenges of sign & display and large format print providers.
Sharing stand B08 with dealer Jet Technologies, near the main entry of PrintEx, Screen will be featuring the latest developments in the Truepress Jet L350UV label press range, with live demos including orange ink and chill roller.
Colour Graphic Services has brought back free detailed offset, digital and wide-format colour health checks for PrintEx 2019 in August. These proved very popular at the last PrintEx, in 2015 when they were introduced.
On stand A28 opposite the entry, Roland DG will again show their continued support of the industry, taking the Platinum Sponsorship of PrintEx and VI.
“We have witnessed a substantial rise of plastic waste and we are faced with an urgent question: how to manage plastic waste sensibly?” say the organisers of K 2019, the leading trade show for the plastics and rubber industry to be held in Düsseldorf, Germany in October. Exhibitors include major industry suppliers 3A Composites, Dow and DuPont.
The New Zealand Sign & Display Association (NZSDA) is offering its members an introductory offer to sign up employees to the association’s new Signee training initiative.
MUTOH Industries Ltd. a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers, affiliated with Mutoh Holdings Co Ltd., has announced the launch of two new high-quality and high productivity eco-solvent printers: “XpertJet 1682SR and XpertJet1641SR.”
Paper manufacturer Australian Paper and waste management company SUEZ project have appointed Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) – Japan’s second largest bank – as financial advisor for their $600 million Energy from Waste (EfW) facility in the Latrobe Valley.
Queensland-based supplier Sign Essentials will demonstrate a range of its highly regarded products at PrintEx19 at Sydney Olympic Park next month, including iECHO’s flagship BK3 flatbed cutting device.
Is your company name also a registered trademark? It should be if you want total protection, particularly when litigious US-backed lawyers go on the prowl.
Ricoh Australia’s push into wide format proper will take place on stand D18 at PrintEx in August. Having just missed the cut for Visual Impact last year, the US$18 billion imaging and workplace solutions Japanese giant has spent time carefully refining its wide format offering, which will be presented on its 180 m2 display at the heart of PrintEx.
Ricoh has announced an agreement to acquire DocuWare, a leading provider of document management and workflow automation software to over 12,000 customers in more than 90 countries across the globe.
Print technology manufacturer Kyocera Document Solutions has acquired Sydney-based information and communications tech provider Huon IT as it seeks a larger share of the Australian market.
Konica Minolta Australia has appointed industry veteran Jamie Weller as its new sales specialist to look after Industrial Print operations across Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania.
Out-of-home advertising giant JCDecaux has secured a lucrative ten-year deal for external roadside signage at Scentre Group’s 41 Westfield shopping centres across Australia and New Zealand.
It’s business as usual for newly-acquired Spicers, which is promising a “smorgasbord of innovative and environmentally-conscious media solutions” at next month’s PrintEx that the company says will close the loop by offering a single source of supply for products, expertise and sustainable solutions.
The growing demand for large format printers for home furnishing & decor and vehicle wrap applications is creating “huge growth opportunities for the players in the large format printer market,” according to a new report by researcher MarketsandMarkets.
The leading trade show for the Australian printing, sign and graphic communications industry is now just five weeks away and organisers are offering those who pre-register a chance to win a trip for two to drupa 2020 in Düsseldorf, Germany.