EFI Fiery’s Pro Vehicles Online is an online subscription programme providing precise vehicle templates for wrapping. The new online service offers access to more than 19,500 precise vehicle templates, with a powerful search engine for locating specific vehicle outlines from 1993 to present day. It makes quoting and installing much more efficient.
New Zealand’s Serious Fraud Office has closed its lengthy investigation into Fuji Xerox New Zealand after determining it was 'not in the public interest' to continue an inquiry launched six years ago. In August, the company – now Fujifilm Business Innovation NZ - settled a civil case against former auditor EY and three former executives.
Industry supplier Graphic Art Mart has announced 5-10% price rises on most products from 7 November. Global manufacturers Sun Chemical and Flint Group also outlined new price increases caused by “unprecedented” inflation.
Self-adhesive films manufacturer Hexis announced the 3rd edition of its Worldwide Photo Contest, which runs until 31 October 2022. Australian customers won two of the seven categories last year. Prizes this year include an iPhone.
Print giant Xerox has confirmed it’s scaling back its Elem Additive 3D business and is now "solely focused on supporting current 3D installations." Elem Additive has begun laying off workers, according to US reports.
UK-based manufacturer of self-adhesive materials for large-format print and signage markets announced the global availability of its improved ViziPrint Impress Clear UVL film.
HP Inc. and ePac Flexible Packaging, have announced the purchase of 50 new HP Indigo digital presses to be deployed in existing and new sites around the world, as part of ePac's continued global expansion plan. It's the largest deal ever for HP Indigo. Earlier this year ePac's Melbourne Australia operation was officially opened.
The Out of Home (OOH) industry announced an increase of 43.7% on net media revenue for the third quarter of 2022, reporting $244.6 million, up from $170.2 million for the same quarter in 2021. Digital accounts for 62.5% of media revenue year-to-date, an increase over the 57.6% for the same period last year.
Melbourne & NSW street poster company Rock Posters, working in conjunction with Spicers Australia and Opal Australian Paper, has won the Industry Leader award in the Waste and Litter reduction category at the Victorian Premier's Sustainability Awards 2022.
FESPA Australia has announced an impressive line-up of both local and international speakers for this month’s inaugural FESPA Australia Annual Conference (Thursday 27 October 2022 - Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney).
US-based manufacturer of plastic sheet products will be conducting a pilot version of its recycling program at next week’s Printing United trade show, where printed and unprinted rigid PVC and acrylic scraps and trim will be collected for recycling. Vycom will also showcase its Celtec signboard solutions that incorporate user-specified colours and sizes.
US-based Roland DGA announced the addition of two new belt-driven hybrid UV printers to its VersaUV LEC2 S-Series - for increased versatility and creative options.
DuPont will showcase its latest ink technologies for direct to garment, direct to film, roll to roll, commercial and package printing at next week’s Printing United Expo in Las Vegas (October 19-21).
Queensland is the next state to hold one of Orafol's 'Creative Hub' wrapping courses. This time it targets Auto Restyling Colour Change and is held at the premises of Upgrade Studio, conveniently located about halfway between Brisbane CBD and the Gold Coast at Stapylton. Dates are Monday Oct 17 to Tuesday Oct 18 - so act fast to register.
Tomorrow, October 7th (N. America timezones) is Sign MFG Day 2022, featuring over seventy companies who will open their manufacturing facilities to highlight careers in signs, graphics and visual communications. While Australia has its excellent ASGA/AusSIP Sign Careers roadshows, the idea of Sign shops opening their doors to show real production, takes attracting trainees to a whole new level. Would it work here?
Five of Agfa’s inkjet printing solutions have won Printing United Alliance Pinnacle Product awards that recognise ‘exceptional contributions in quality, capability, and productivity.’
Akita Epson Corporation, a subsidiary of Seiko Epson, will invest 3.5 billion yen ($A37 million) to build a new factory that will triple its production capacity of PrecisionCore printheads for inkjet printers to meet the predicted growth in demand.
Mimaki’s eco-solvent JV330-160 printer, launched in February 2022, has received a PRINTING United Alliance 2022 Pinnacle Product Award for Roll-to-Roll Solvent/Latex (under 80 in/203 cm).
The European energy crisis – on top of the pandemic and increasing paper prices – has left many printing companies in a "critical" situation, according to European printing industry association Intergraf.
X-Rite and Pantone will showcase its next generation of colour measurement hardware at this month’s Printing United Expo in Las Vegas. The eXact 2 features 'video targeting technology and integrated cloud-based software in one handheld device.'
ColorLogic, a subsidiary of Hybrid Software Group, has released its latest profiling solution CoPrA 9 - “a control centre for ICC colour profiling in any colour space.”