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Shipping container scams on the rise

Constore, a shipping container sales company based in New Zealand, had its website content duplicated twice by scammers and only became aware of the scam when contacted by customers. Fake websites in Australia were found to be using content from the NZ company.

Domino expands in Australia with GMS Pacific 

Digital inkjet printing technology manufacturer Domino has appointed Melbourne-based GMS Pacific as distributor for Domino’s N730i digital colour inkjet label press in Australia. 

ORAFOL to hold another Creative Hub Wrap course - bookings open!

Following the success of Orafol's first vehicle wrapping course, the next one is on September 27th-28th at the company's Erskine Park, NSW Creative Hub. Places are limited and filling fast from the overspill, so a sense of urgency to make this course is recommended. There will be regular wrap courses going forward.

Kwik Kopy's 40th campaign focused on design, print & signage

Australia's first print franchise chain Kwik Kopy, celebrating its 40-year anniversary, has launched a new national marketing campaign titled “We Make Possible” that highlights its range of design, print and signage solutions.

Kongsberg names new VP for APAC & EMEA operations

Former Canon VP David Preskett will be responsible for management of the commercial, service support and financial performance of the business across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asian Pacific territories, said digital finishing solutions manufacturer Kongsberg Precision Cutting Systems (Kongsberg PCS).

swissQprint sustainability showcase for large format printing

swissQprint – distributed in Australia by Pozitive - has partnered with cutter manufacturer Zund, paper company Antalis and others on a showcase to demonstrate “a more affordable, sustainable approach to workflow and print & cut technology in the drive towards net zero.”

SAi's Flexi celebrates thirty years of development - timeline

Flexi has become an industry standard for sign makers worldwide. It's history is intertwined with the earliest development of inkjet wide format printers, from simple plotters up to the digital print power machines and cutters of today. Take a walk down memory lane and see how it all evolved.

Print Effect & Cactus Imaging win OMA Q2 awards

Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up! – a Naidoc Week campaign printed by Melbourne's Print Effect won the Outdoor Media Association’s (OMA) Quarter Two Creative Collection competition, as well as the ‘Out of Home for Good’ category. Sydney wide format business Cactus Imaging printed the winners of the ‘Big, Bold, and Bright’ and ‘Innovation in Out of Home’ categories, and was a joint-winner in 'Best Use of Digital.'

FESPA global chiefs to speak at FESPA Australia conference

FESPA president Christophe Aussenec, CEO Neil Felton and technical lead Graeme Richard-Locke will be among the international speakers who will present both live and via video at the FESPA Australia Annual Conference on 27 Oct. 

Onyx Graphics releases free ICC profiles for Mimaki users

Onyx Graphics is making access to profiles easier for Mimaki printer users. The leading RIP and software provider for the digital inkjet wide-format print industry, has announced the availability of new ONYX profiles for Mimaki printers including the UCJV300, JV300-160 Plus, and the CJV300-150 Plus.

KAVALAN expands its PVC-free portfolio 

TAYA Groups has launched three new products in its Kavalan range – distributed by Spicers - to “make it possible for many more businesses to embrace more sustainable wide-format banner materials.” The new products are Spiderweb 300 L!ner, Sunlight Weldable Basic, and Sunlight ZeRo. 

Reminder: ASGA's "How to Recession-Proof your Business" next Weds

ASGA has partnered with  Business Benchmark Group for the online event which takes place on Wednesday 14th September from 2pm AEST. The coach is Stefan Kazakis, one of Australia and New Zealand’s top business coaches in the trades and construction industry. It could be the best hour you've ever spent on your business - one previous attendee reported 28.6% increase in revenue and a huge 194% increase in net profit (verified). Best of all it's free, but you must register.

Entries closing soon for 15th Fujifilm Innovation Print Awards 

FUJIFILM Business Innovation says registration will close on 16 September for the 15th annual Innovation Print Awards (IPA) which has been expanded this year to include the rest of the world. One of the 16 award categories is for Large Format, Poster & Long Paper.

"Swede Carrot Lime" - OMA's Best of Outdoor

The Outdoor Media Association’s Best of Outdoor selection for August features local campaigns by OMA members oOh!media, QMS Media and JCDecaux Australia – as well as "Swede Carrot Lime," an Ogilvy UK billboard that celebrates the most watched female soccer match in history.

Printed wallpaper market to hit $13bn in 5 years

The global digitally printed wallpaper market is tipped to expand at a rapid annual growth rate of more than 22% to be worth $US13.1 billion by 2027, according to latest data from researcher MarketsandMarkets.