As expected, IVE Group Ltd has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the printing and finishing assets of Ovato Limited for a net purchase consideration (including transaction costs) of $16m. The ACCC approved the deal late last month.
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.
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.
French print workflow specialist Caldera has announced the latest version of CalderaRIP is now compatible with the Trident cutting system range produced by Australian manufacturer Multicam Australia.
oOh!media has signed an exclusive Out of Home content partnership with the AFL to broadcast live scores, results, pictures, articles and video highlights from this year’s Toyota AFL Final Series.
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.
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.
64 sign industry golf enthusiasts teed off at the Sandhurst Golf Club on the 7th of September at ASGA’s inaugural Victorian Golf Day. 15 also attended the pre-golf networking evening event at the Espy in St Kilda.
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 – 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.”
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.
Well-established Sydney print business Print Right Australia has gone into administration and a first meeting of creditors will take place this week.
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 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.
Women in Print has sold out the Sydney 'Print & Prosecco' event two weeks before the event is to take place. Adelaide and Melbourne events are also selling fast as women across the industry are taking up the opportunity to share knowledge and network.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.