Printweek, a leading UK print magazine has reported on some recent statistics from research company The Industry Measure (TIM).
Ron Bidwell, one of our sign industry's founding fathers, is listed in this year's Honours List.
The new XC-540 is Roland’s most advanced 54"-wide printer/cutter ever, offering all the advantages of the company's new Roland Intelligent Pass Control technology.
Celebrating their 20th anniversary in Australia, Roland DG Australia will host a year long celebration of events and recognition/loyalty campaigns for its family of Roland customers through the years.
HP has promoted Shane Lucas to the position of Imaging and Printing Group (IPG) vice-president and general manager for South Pacific, with immediate effect.
Corel has unveiled the newest version of its graphics suite, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X4. The new version includes more than 50 new and significantly enhanced features.
Fujifilm Sericol Australia has acquired the rights to supply J-Teck inks in the Australian and NZ markets.
Environmentally conscious printers will be pleased to learn that Czech Republic based Megaink has announced that it has developed a renewable resources-based ink for large-format commercial printing use.
The Outdoor Advertising Association in the UK has announced that gross revenue for the third quarter of 2007 was £241,491,282, a 4.1% increase on the same period in 2006.
John Hadfield's company KiM, which stands for Knowledge & Information Management, is seeking representation in South Africa for their Sign and Graphic Quoting and Business Software. The company has over 200 actual sites here in Australia..
Service Graphics, the large format print and display arm of St Ives PLC in the UK, has printed and installed the world’s largest advent calendar at London’s new ‘International’ train station, St Pancras. Produced as part of its ‘Meet me at St Pancras’ campaign, supporting the station’s positioning as a meeting place or ‘destination station’, the 2685sqm of graphics formed a key part of the station’s Christmas celebrations.
EFI announced today the release of the production printing solution Fiery® XF for the wide and superwide format printing market for both production and proofing requirements.
This educational conference will take place at the Crowne Plaza hotel, Geneva, in conjunction with the FESPA Digital Printing Europe exhibition, which opens on the second day of the conference.
Melbourne based shopfitting and display company, Display Design says that in comparison to traditional “T” type lamp, back lit light boxes using LED lighting, energy consumption can be reduced by up to 75%. Moreover, lamp life expectancy increases by up to 80% offering the end user up to 100,000 hours or, in annual terms, approximately 27 years of maintenance free use. (*figures quoted are approximated based on an average 7 day, daily usage rate of 10 hours).
Celmac have recently introduced a Specifiers Kit which they claim will be of enormous value as a hand out to those clients that like to specify media. The Kit is a mine of information that helps clients (and the printer) to understand the practicalities of the different media on offer by Celmac.
Gandinnovations has launched a new high density UV curable white ink that allows printing on many coloured rigid substrates and achieve a brilliant white in one pass without any shadow effect.
Large format and posters will be sold as four-week campaigns from February 2008 by national outdoor media operators, ending the ad hoc approach that has been based on monthly bookings.
Spandex has announced the introduction of four new banner display systems.
There have been many gimmiky products introduced to the world of graphics over the years, most are just that, gimmicks.
Hexis has announced the launch of their third generation of high performance cast vinyl films for cutting plotters.