Print veteran Michael Rabbitt has followed his wife’s advice and called in a liquidator to wind up his Brisbane print business Rabs Print & Design after being diagnosed with a potentially fatal heart condition caused by “a great deal of stress” following a downturn in business. It's the second industry liquidation announced this week.
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The Outdoor Media Association (OMA), which represents major outdoor advertisers including oOh!media, JCDecaux, QMS, goa, Bailey and TorchMedia, says a ban on junk food advertising in Queensland will cost jobs and won’t improve health.
For the third consecutive year, HEXIS will be a Platinum sponsor at the FESPA Global Print Expo, taking place in Munich from 14 to 17 May. The company will showcase its new HEX'PERIENCE service that gives free access to an online library of HD textures.
Electronics For Imaging technologies featured at the ISA International Sign Expo in Las Vegas can give signage professionals competitive advantages in a wide range of display graphics applications, according to the Silicon Valley-based digital print pioneer.
Ricoh’s stand at FESPA will demonstrate the company’s versatility across a range of substrates including glass, wood and acrylic to carton board. The digital giant’s Ri 1000 Direct to Garment printer range will also be launched in Europe at FESPA.
If you’re running a business, the decision-making process around a new investment can be tricky – especially if the solutions you have in the frame appear to be fairly evenly matched, writes Michelle Johnson, director of worldwide marketing at Sai, a global leader in software solutions for signmaking.
Roland DG’s stand at FESPA – titled 'What Matters To You Inspires What We Do' - will showcase the digital print pioneer’s leading role across a range of markets including signage, textile & décor, industrial and retail.
The new Summa L3214 stretches the limits of laser cutting, featuring a 1.4 metre long conveyor bed on a total width of 3.35 metres, and allows for continuous feeding of material to boost productivity.
Esko's new Kongsberg C Edge digital cutting table range features a completely upgradable table design that 'avoids costly reinvestment for customers as business grows.' Kongsberg C Edge is now available to the global market.
With just over two weeks to go before the opening day of the show, screen, digital and textile printing manufacturers are getting ready to showcase their latest technologies and applications to the speciality print sector at FESPA Global Print Expo 2019 (Messe Munich, Germany, 14 - 17 May).
The first Gerber MCT Cutter in Australia is up and running in the new high tech premises of Carlo Capogreco's large format business Big Image Australia in Hindmarsh, Adelaide. The cutter is equipped with a 100w laser for textiles and acrylics, as well as 11 interchangeable tools and integrated production and vision-guided software, TigerVision.
HP's new Stitch series of digital textile printers ‘reinvents dye sublimation printing’ and signals the company’s entry into textile printing for sportswear/fashion, interior décor and soft signage applications. The series includes the first-ever built-in spectrophotometer.
SGIAA president Nigel Davies says the association is pushing ahead with plans to hold more Colour Management Boot Camps this year after the successful launch of the inaugural event at Starleaton in Melbourne this month.
Mimaki’s new JFX200-2513 EX, a successor to the JFX200-2513, is an entry-level, large format flatbed UV inkjet printer that features improved productivity and includes the new 2.5D Texture Maker for embossed signage.
SAi’s software solution includes powerful new 64-bit RIP that delivers more than a 30% increase in speed as well as suite of practical new tools to meet design to production challenges of sign & display and large format print providers.
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One of Konica Minolta’s digital printer production sites in China has achieved its goal of obtaining 100% of the electricity it uses from renewable sources. The company is stepping up efforts to achieve 100% renewable electricity in its operations around the world.
Wide format manufacturer Mutoh has been awarded UL Greenguard Gold Certification for its original LED-UV ink US11, which has been specifically developed for Mutoh’s specialty and industrial UV printers.
FESPA visitors will be able to see Drytac SpotOn Floor 200 specialist floor media in use across the show floor - literally, as it will be used for the official FESPA floor graphics.
Australian Paper’s proposed $600 million Energy from Waste project in the Latrobe Valley could divert 650,000 tonnes of residential and commercial waste from landfill each year and reduce CO2 emissions by 540,000 tonnes a year, according to a $7.5 million feasibility study.
Fuji Xerox will be returning as a provider of print technology and logistic services to New Zealand government customers from next month, 18 months after the agreement was suspended over an accounting scandal that's still under investigation by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO).
The award-winning Jeti Tauro H3300 LED inkjet printer will be the centrepiece of Agfa’s FESPA booth in Munich next month (May 14-17). Other live demos will include the Anapurna H3200 LED printer and the latest version of Agfa’s Asanti workflow solution for sign & display.