While this publication is independant, we do have a collegiate association with the Sprinter/Australian Printer group, under Intermedia Pty Ltd. We can only heartfully endorse Sheree Young's latest article regarding company directors' phoenixing of companies; atributed to Labor policy but with the rider that it should be a trans-party intitiative, a-political, for the greater good of the industry, economy and small buisness in particular. Maybe it's time for a clampdown on the bad guys?
Durst introduced major expansions to its RSC platform of UV inkjet label presses at Labelexpo 2019 in Brussels, Belgium. New dedicated label workflow and prepress software together with an advanced modular Tau RSCi UV inkjet digital label press and low-migration inks are being shown for the first time on the Durst stand.
Neopost, the global digital communications, shipping and mailing business - and supplier of HP Latex and Epson SureColor wide format printers in Australia - is changing its corporate business name to Quadient. The new brand identity was rolled out on Monday, September 23.
In a five-year agreement with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), HP will contribute $US11 million to help restore part of Brazil's threatened Atlantic Forest and increase sustainable management of state-owned forest plantations in China.
Roland DG Australia says its new LV series laser engravers that were launched earlier this month in the US - the 29” LV-290 and 18” LV-180 - are now available in Australia and New Zealand.
FESPA Australia (formally SGIAA) has appointed Michelle Hunder to develop membership and communications under “an ambitious plan for growth and services to support members." The appointment is partly funded by FESPA’s ‘Profit for Purpose’ program, which channels profits from its international tradeshows into programs to develop member associations.
The 40th anniversary edition of Labelexpo Europe 2019 (24-27 September) is underway in Brussels with over 600 exhibitors taking part in the biggest label and package printing event in the world.
Penrite Racing will run the logo of rock’n’roll legends KISS on the supercars of David Reynolds and Anton De Pasquale to promote the band’s ‘End of the Road’ Australian tour in November. The new Penrite colours feature Metamark MD5 with Metaglide adhesive.
More than 425 women attended this year's national Women in Print breakfast series that concluded last week after events in Adelaide, Perth, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. Each breakfast kicked off with insights from a panel of industry leaders.
Canon Oceania recognised seven projects in the environment, education and community sectors across Australia and New Zealand in its $30,000 Canon Grants Program for 2019.
As it marks its 30th year in business, SA International (SAi) will use PRINTING United to demonstrate how sign and display businesses can boost creativity and increase throughput using its latest software innovations.
Last week we posed a question in our weekly survey: "In light of recent sign industry insolvencies costing it & the ATO millions, what is your opinion on how the process works, what are the effects on well-run businesses and in general, what is your view how these insolvencies have played out?" The number of replies amazed us.
Print on demand businesses Canva, Redbubble and 99 Designs are among 1900 companies who’ve joined the Not Business As Usual alliance and pledged to allow employees time off on Friday to attend rallies across Australia as part of the Global Climate Strike. Events are scheduled in all capital cities and more than 90 smaller cities and towns
In a new legal twist, a New York judge has refused to approve a proposed settlement in a Xerox shareholder class action suit following the terminated $6 billion merger agreement between Xerox and Fujifilm.
They say that 'the cobbler's children are often without shoes' and this can be true in other industries. Let's face it, sometimes a signee's own signage and vehicles are less than striking, while others are brilliant. D&D (Dudley & Dennis) Signs of Whangarei in New Zealand's north have now completed a total makeover of logo, image, website, vehicle wraps and facebook page - and the result is highly commendable.
Wide format printers Cactus Imaging and Grand Print Services have taken two of the five awards in the Outdoor Media Association’s (OMA) quarter two 2019 Creative Collection competition.
Roland DG Corporation says owners of its TrueVIS VG-640/540 printer cutters can now upgrade their devices for free to the recently launched VG2-640/540 with new TrueVIS TR2 ink.
Industry leaders including Ricoh, Fujifilm, Konica Minolta, HP and Screen have previewed the new technology they’ll be showcasing at the inaugural PRINTING United trade show (formerly the SGIA Expo) in Dallas, TX next month.
The Australian Sign and Graphics Association (ASGA) is taking its awards and industry gala dinner out of Sydney next year, with the event to be held during Visual Impact Gold Coast 2020 at the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre in Broadbeach.
Affordable energy and increased funding for training will be at the top of the agenda during the Print and Visual Communication Association’s second annual Print 2 Parliament! lobbying event at Parliament House in Canberra next month.