Esko says its Motorized Roll Feeder released this week at FESPA is the only solution in the soft signage industry that delivers great cutting results on tensile materials from the first cut through to the end of the roll.
Rice Graphic Images (RGI), a 50-year-old national signage and vehicle wrapping business based at Wodonga on the VIC/NSW border, has been forced to advertise internationally for two new staff members because of a 'chronic' shortage of qualified sign writers and vinyl wrap specialists in Australia.
FESPA has revealed the line-up of technologies and exhibitors for its Print Make Wear microfactory feature, which will take place next week at FESPA Global Print Expo 2019 from 14 to 17 May at Messe Munich, Germany.
Blue Star Group (NZ) business Printlink has taken the major prize at this year’s Pride in Print 2019 awards night in Wellington for its inkjet-printed entry titled ‘Oranga Tamariki Panels.’
Newsbrief: Goa billboard says ‘NO’ to Adani mine; Nyala a best seller in Europe; Mutoh’s new cutting plotter; new UK signage apprenticeship; Women’s Print Mentoring Network
A resounding 94% of those who responded to an interactive Goa digital billboard in Brisbane have rejected the controversial Adani coal mine that is being proposed for the Galilee Basin in Central Queensland.
Mutoh’s EMEA team, with Mutoh Australia representatives, will present latest Mutoh UV LED, sign & display, digital transfer and direct-to-textile print equipment at FESPA, as well as a wide number of applications aiming at inspiring print professionals to discover new digital inkjet print trends and explore new markets.
Roland DG Australia, a leader in print, wide format, sign and display markets, has been named the Platinum Sponsor of the industry’s leading show PrintEx19 and Visual Impact Sydney in August.
Workflow software specialist PrintFactory will be sharing 'trade secrets to achieving greater levels of automation’ with visitors to their stand at this year’s FESPA Global Print Expo.
In a first-of-its-kind project, leading provider of signmaking and digital printing software SAi is partnering with Oxford University on a three-year research project that will explore the possibility of developing artificial intelligence (AI)-assisted signage software.
Outstanding elongation properties offered by a new Avery Dennison film have set new standards for premium overlaminates, according to the worldwide leader in adhesive technologies and display graphics.
Not only does digital printing require less resources, water and energy than conventional textile printing, but it also enables on-demand production - a key benefit for the fashion industry, writes Bert Benckhuysen, senior product manager at Mimaki EMEA.
Massivit 3D Printing Technologies will showcase its Massivit 1800 Pro for the first time in Europe at FESPA Global Print Expo in Munich next week (May 14-17).
Laser specialist Alfex CNC Australia, celebrating 40 years in business, is holding a two-day open house at its Brisbane facility this month and will team up with supplier Starleaton to host a laser demonstration session next month in Perth.
Electronics For Imaging (EFI) says the acquisition of Turkey-based BDR Boya Kimya, a leading manufacturer of reactive inkjet inks for industrial digital textile printing, will boost its EFI Reggiani business in key textile markets. The deal comes three weeks after the digital printing technology manufacturer said it was being sold for $US1.7 billion to a private equity firm.
In Adelaide this week, one of South Australia’s leading sign businesses celebrated in style its new premises and a new oversize Gerber MCT 3.2 x 3.2 metre cutter supplied by HVG. Dignitaries in the crowd of over sixty included the local mayor and, all the way from Gerber Technology Connecticut USA, Mark Bibo, director of sales.
The latest drupa Global Trends Report says the global print industry is in a stable condition, with North America reporting strong growth while Europe and Australia/Oceania enjoyed steady growth. Over 600 printers and 200 suppliers participated in the 6th annual drupa survey.
Print veteran Michael Rabbitt has followed his wife’s advice and called in a liquidator to wind up his Brisbane print business Rabs Print & Design after being diagnosed with a potentially fatal heart condition caused by “a great deal of stress” following a downturn in business. It's the second industry liquidation announced this week.
Newsbrief: Ban on junk food ads 'will cost jobs'; Printline closes in Perth; Business scams net $60m; Carnell slams ATO; Digital billboards improve your driving?
The Outdoor Media Association (OMA), which represents major outdoor advertisers including oOh!media, JCDecaux, QMS, goa, Bailey and TorchMedia, says a ban on junk food advertising in Queensland will cost jobs and won’t improve health.
For the third consecutive year, HEXIS will be a Platinum sponsor at the FESPA Global Print Expo, taking place in Munich from 14 to 17 May. The company will showcase its new HEX'PERIENCE service that gives free access to an online library of HD textures.
Electronics For Imaging technologies featured at the ISA International Sign Expo in Las Vegas can give signage professionals competitive advantages in a wide range of display graphics applications, according to the Silicon Valley-based digital print pioneer.
Ricoh’s stand at FESPA will demonstrate the company’s versatility across a range of substrates including glass, wood and acrylic to carton board. The digital giant’s Ri 1000 Direct to Garment printer range will also be launched in Europe at FESPA.