The larger the company, the rosier its outlook, according to the Financial Outlook Survey.
Ulrich Kolnik of JUST Normlicht, Germany, will be on DES's Printex stand 2008 to present their latest colour accurate viewing solutions, including the JUST Colour Communicator 2. DES will also be exhibiting the JUST products at the Photoimaging show.
It was only in November 2006 that Positive Camtec installed a new Roland Dye Sublimation system at Image Mart (in Sydneys outer west). One month later Image Mart Principal Shane Baldwin placed his order for a new TeckSmartUV Curable Printer from Teckwin and Positive Camtec.
Agfa-Gevaert announced that its Board of Directors has completed the strategic review of the company and decided that it is in the best interest of the Group, the customers, the shareholders and the employees to split into three independent, listed companies - representing the activities of Agfa Graphics, Agfa HealthCare and Agfa Materials - by the end of 2007.
NUR Macroprinters has announced the NUR Tempo Q, a UV-inkjet flatbed printer, a printer based on the Tempo platform that has an installed base of more than 170 unts worldwide.
EFI has announced the appointment of industry veteran Chet Pribonic to the post of senior vice president and general manager for the companys VUTEk superwide format product line.
Gandinnovations will make the new Jeti 2030 UV Flatbed debut at FESPA Berlin, June 5-9 2007 to the general public, although world-wide sales have commenced.
Agfa today announced a reorganisation of its regional management team, to come into effect during the second quarter of 2007.
Spandex is holding a series of open days to launch the new range of Mutoh ValueJets.
Luc Teblick and Peter Cornelis, two Belgian entrepreneurs with years of experience in the graphic arts and sign market, are pleased to announce the launch of a new company called Augend Technologies.
Known to many in the wide format industry, Bruce Lowery retires as Business Manager for Agfa's Inkjet Products as of 1 March 2007. Steve Taylor will take over the role.
On the 7th of February, 2007 Roland DG took steps to ensure students have access to the latest industry equipment at a handover at Hunter TAFE Newcastle.
Roland DG has introduced a new mesh printing unit for the 104 AdvancedJET AJ-1000, an industrial grand-format printer engineered for high-volume production of banners, billboards, signage and other durable graphics.
The Océ Arizona 250 GT, a near-photographic quality flatbed and roll-to-roll UV curable inkjet printer, was recognised recently by the SGIA as the new digital imaging product development most likely to have a profound and positive effect on the industry and has won the Digital Printing & Imaging Association (DPI) Vision Award.
Inca Digital Printers will launch it's new Spyder 320-8 Series at ISA International Sign Expo '07 in Las Vegas during April.
The printing industry is mourning one of its doyens, Sid Thompson, whose chairmanship of the National Print Awards over a 20-year period from 1982 to 2002 was the crowning achievement of a dynamic career.
An innovative use of Dibond in the exhibition sector was recently demonstrated by Mazda at the Sydney Motor Show 2006.
Michael Boogaard has been appointed to the Celmac Sydney office.
GBC Australia have introduced a new range of films for the indoor and outdoor digital signage market. The Studiojet range includes: The Studiojet Solvent 1000, 2000 and 3000 films.
New machines will be shipped with the upgrade, whilst existing users can download the new capabilities free of charge.
Gerber Scientific Products has introduced a new upgrade for its SOLARA UV2 hybrid inkjet printer. Gerber say that this upgrade builds on the solid platform of the GSP's successful inkjet technology. The SOLARA UV2s hybrid design allows it to quickly switch from a roll-to-roll to a flatbed printer. It can print on a variety of materials up to 60 (152cm) wide including rigid materials up to ½ (13mm) thick.
The Prize Book of MACtac Worldwide Awards 2006 is now available. It presents the winning entries for each of the regions covered in the event. The Prize Book is published to give visual communication professionals a great many ideas to promote their messages using self adhesive vinyls. Mobile advertising, sheet marketing, window graphics, POS materials and many other applications contributing to brand activation are presented in the Prize Book.