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.
Xaar has extended its successful partnership with Fujifilm Sericol with the approval of more of the company's innovative UV-curable inks for use with Xaar's world leading piezoelectric drop-on-demand inkjet technology.
Fujifilm in the US has announced that poster printing and signage services are now available at more than 580 Sam's Club (a division of Wal-Mart) locations throughout the United States. The solution combines an Epson Stylus Pro 7800 wide format inkjet printer, provided by Fujifilm Hunt Chemicals for Fujifilm Frontier Systems, with the Frontier Photo Controller (PIC) Version 3, and Fujifilm's Image IntelligenceTM for enhanced colour management.
Gandinnovations has launched a new range of Jeti Premium UV-curable Inks. These specially formulated inks have been developed and manufactured by Gandinnovations, in collaboration with its OEM partners worldwide, for use in Jeti Flatbed Series Printers.
Océ Australia Limited and RMIT joined forces recently to present the graduation work of Melbourne’s best young graphic arts students.
The largest print show in the world, drupa, will feature for the first time in 2008, the drupacube, a special event aimed at the print buyer target group.
The US's Outdoor Advertising Association of America has released figures for the third quarter of 2007 that show outdoor advertising revenue grew with a 6.1% increase over the same period last year, accounting for $1.7 billion in total spending.
Caldera, the award winning French leading software editor specialising in large format printing solution and Durst Phototechnik, a leading provider of wide-format inkjet printers announce a partnership in order to provide added value solutions for large format printing activities.