EFI has appointed William (Bill) D. Muir as its new chief executive officer to replace Guy Gecht, who’s stepping down after 19 years at the head of the US-based digital printing giant.
Japanese-based manufacturer RISO demonstrated its new T2 twin-engine cut sheet production inkjet platform at Chicago’s PRINT18 last week. Looks like another tilt at toner-based systems?
I’m pleased to present the first issue of wideformatonline.com newsletter with myself as publisher. Retiring publisher Brian Stickland again deserves a huge pat on the back for his service to the industry after thirteen years of continuous news, views, features and promotion in the signage, display, POS, outdoor, exhibition and digital label sectors. Brian is a pioneer in online media for the industry and I intend to build on his legacy as best I can.
DS Labels of Marrickville, Sydney, label press manufacturer Screen GP and supplier Jet Technologies are delighted to celebrate the awarding of TAFE Certificate III to Aaron George, who is legally blind and hearing impaired.
John Mills is stepping down as chief executive of flatbed inkjet printing technology company Inca Digital and plans to set up his own specialist business consultancy.
Spicers Limited, the leading paper merchant and supplier of hardware, software and consumables to the wide format, signage and display industry, has sold its Asian paper businesses to global giant Japan Pulp & Paper company (JPP) for SGD 15 million ($A15.2m).
Singleton Moore Signs (SMS), which has facilities in Sydney and Melbourne, has installed more than 400 signs as part of the NSW government's new Station Link construction project in Sydney.
With the growth in trade shows targeting specific sectors of the graphics industry, such as Labelexpos and FESPAs, more Australians and New Zealanders are attending the larger ones in order to learn about trends and technologies directly relevant to their businesses.
Jet Technologies director Jack Malki will host a series of briefings this month providing latest information on applications for Narrow Web & Labelling.
Behind every inkjet device lies years - even decades - of R&D. Jetting billions of ink droplets a second accurately and with quality inks and materials is big science and is advancing meteorically, accelerated by events such as next month’s The Inkjet Conference (TheIJC) to be held at drupa's home in Duesseldorf.
Epson’s newest SurePress model, launched at this week’s Labelexpo Americas in Chicago, delivers three print speed modes from 49 feet (14.9m) per minute to 162 feet (49.3m) per minute.
Ceramic printing using inkjet has been slow to take off in the Australasian market but that could change with the release of the new highly automated 5thgeneration Cretaprint C5 and D5 from digital printing giant, EFI.
Asia’s largest containerboard packaging business Rengo is buying the Asia Pacific region’s first high volume HP PageWide T1190 digital press - described as ‘the world’s most productive digital packaging press.’
Roland DG has announced the availability of self-maintenance kits for its CAMM-1/CAMM-1 PRO cutters, including the GS-24, GX series and the latest generation GR series vinyl cutters.
The company say it is an alternative to Mimaki™ BS4 Ink used in JV150/300 and CJV150/300 Printers
Avery Dennison has introduced a new beaded retro-reflective cast film that provides high-impact visibility of graphics on emergency, security and service vehicles, trucks and public transport as well as directional and safety signage.
SA International (SAi) has announced that users of its flagship software-by-subscription initiative now number well over 10,000, as purchases recently surpassed the impressive milestone during Q2 of this year.
Phoseon Technology has introduced FireEdge FE100, the first natural convection UV LED light source for industrial curing.
HP Inc. Celebrates Innovative Printing Solutions in Asia Pacific and Japan with HP Digital Print Excellence Awards - well done to our own Bailey Print Group
HP has announced the winners of the HP Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) Large Format Sign & Display Digital Excellence Print Awards 2018.
Ian Parsonson, CEO of Hexis Australia tells Wide Format Online that they had over 50 entries over the 3 days in Sydney with 2 Queenslanders and 1 from Adelaide taking out the 3 daily winner competitions for Sydney.