Digital inkjet manufacturer Azonprinter is taking ‘a new direction’ with its Azon Matrix industrial series, boosting production capabilities of the new Azon Matrix R platform with the addition of Ricoh Gen5 printheads designed for 100 billion actuations per nozzle.
Latest digital printing technologies for textiles have been rolled out at Heimtextil 2019, the biggest international trade fair for interior textiles and design that opened in Frankfurt, Germany on Tuesday.
Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions has chosen its annual list of the ten most impressive vehicle and non-vehicle vinyl wraps using Avery Dennison products. Installers can now submit their entries for the 2019 event.
Wallpaper is not necessarily inkjet-produced - Xeikon's 8500 is toner and 512mm wide (20.5"), which is standard wallpaper roll, and it's proving popular with print businesses producing wallpaper, posters and other wall decorations.
The Federal Court in Perth has dismissed an application by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) to wind up Perth printer Picton Press, which went into voluntary administration in May owing more than $9 million - including $1.3 million in tax.
Sydney large format specialist Next Printing has shut down its textiles printing venture The Textile Hub less than a year after its high profile launch in March.
Konica Minolta Australia has been awarded the 2018 Australian Human Rights Award in the Business category, for showing “leadership in the people-centred policies that promote human rights in its business and supply chain.”
Israeli 3D manufacturer and local dealer Stick On Signs have installed a Massivit 1800 3D printer at Academy Award-winning special effects design and manufacturing studio Weta Workshop, in Wellington, New Zealand - home of blockbusters including The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit and Avatar.
“It’s only in the last eighteen months that interior décor has become a focus in our business, when we decided to move away from solvent printers to latex machines,” says Samantha Bailey-Jensen from Brisbane’s Bailey Print Group. “The wide-format signage and display business has become incredibly price driven combined with the market being flooded with print production coming from China. We knew in order to survive we had to look for new market opportunities where we could use our wide-format print expertise.”
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Roland DG Australia has reminded printers of important maintenance procedures for Roland printers that may be left unattended over the holiday break. “If your Roland printer is not going to be used for up to 3 weeks please ensure the main power (rear of machine) is left ON and the sub power (front control panel) is left OFF.”
Onyx Graphics announced the global availability of ONYX 18.5 software, the latest version release of the company’s wide- and grand-format RIP software.
APN Outdoor, now part of global outdoor giant JCDecaux, signed an upgraded deal with Perth Airport, rounding out its existing contract to cover internal advertising in all four terminals and external billboards approaching and within the Perth Airport precinct.
Out-of-home (OOH) advertiser oOh!media says the integration of Adshel’s street furniture assets has extended the company’s audience reach to “well above 90 per cent of the Australian population.”
HP, Epson, Mimaki, Xeikon and Kornit will exhibit their latest inkjet digital printing technologies for wall and floor coverings and decorative fabrics at next month’s Heimtextil 2019 interior textiles show in Frankfurt. Xeikon is launching its new Walldeco Discovery Solution for short-run wall decoration.
Large format supplier Celmac has been awarded HP’s 2018 "Service Partner of the Year for Australia and New Zealand" as the highest rated channel partner in the region.
The NZ Sign and Display Association's new training initiative Signee – Education to Employment, will begin with a pilot program in Christchurch in April 2019, before a second intake is rolled out in July to include Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.
Hop Industries says its Hop-Syn GO synthetic paper - initially designed for the HP Indigo digital press – is now recommended for all leading digital LED inkjet printers and LED offset presses.
Epson’s cash-back promotion is expiring soon, offering up to a cool $3,000 for any printer, working or not, against purchase of a new SureColor 6070, 8070 or 20070 roll printer.
Brisbane digital print and signage business Fleetmark Queensland has won first prize in Graphic Art Mart’s “Work Hard, Play Hard” competition, and now has to choose between a Nissan Navara RX 4X4 Dual Cab Pick Up or a Harley Davidson motorcycle, to the value of $35,000.00 RRP.
The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) is presenting a series of free webinars this month that will cover topics including Soft Signage Opportunities and New Applications for Digitally Printed Textiles.