Versatility, Investment & Differentiation: How signmakers and wide-format printers can prepare for the future
by Jurgen Verhulst, EMEA Marketing Manager, SAi and Dean Derjak, Senior Product Director, SAi.
While the gradual return of more favorable market conditions and improved business confidence is a welcome relief from the post-2008 years, the challenge for signmakers and wide-format printers now is to maintain the disciplines, customer focus and progressive initiatives that enabled their survival.
Global Signs take up special offer from Canon
Sydney-based Global Signs moved into the ‘fast lane’ after investing in an Océ Arizona UV flatbed under a special offer from Canon – and now Canon has announced another suite of special deals for businesses who are keen to kick start their success with market-leading Océ Arizona print technology.
GCC, a long serving and under rated player in the plotter/cutter market
GCC’s distribution and support in our region is in the main by Signtechnologies, a company whose systems technology specialists have been serving the industry since 1992, providing service and support for the sign, engraving and graphics, engineering and mining, educational institutions and government departments throughout Australia both directly and through its nationally endorsed dealer channel.
A white paper from Bordeaux on their printer specific inks – a leading solution for optimal digital printing
Matching ink to all attributes of the printer – a new way to do ink
Print shows in Shanghai 2015/6 - will you be there?
By Colleen Bate
Why do we attend overseas print shows? Is it to seek out new product opportunities and widen our horizons at the same time? Perhaps to attend seminars and sharpen our skill sets? Or is it to simply find a really good bargain? Sourcing equipment has never been easier thanks to the internet, but it doesn't come close to actually attending a show - being at 'one' with the industry, feeling that you are part of the bigger picture and taking in the action right there.
The right stock at the right place at the right time - that's iConsignment
by Colleen Bate
When I attended Printex last month, I happened to come across an interesting yet unassuming product called iConsignment. I didn't know what it was at the time – I merely noticed an understated paper rack displayed cleverly on the BJ Ball stand, but it held some appeal to the minimalist in me.
What’s so great about my UV printer?
This story was supplied by: Bordeaux Digital PrintInk - www.c-m-y-k.com
It is no surprise that UV printers are the fastest growing printer sector in the wide format digital printing market despite their cost compared to printers of other digital printing technologies.
The printing industry: One industry or many?
By James Cryer of JDA Print Recruit
Life used to be simple, there was ONE printing industry and that was offset! These days it comprises numerous specialist sectors especially within packaging and signage all vying for attention but perhaps feeling somewhat overshadowed by the larger traditional offset or “commercial” printing sector.
Agfa Graphics, discusses Low Migration UV Inkjet inks
By Marc Graindourze, Marketing Manager Industrial Inks at Agfa Graphics.
Agfa Graphics has become the leading supplier of Low Migration inks (LM) UV-curable inkjet inks¬ to system integrators and OEM’s that are building printing solutions. These printing systems are often integrated in a complete production line for printing on foils or labels (sheet-to-sheet, roll-to-roll or roll-to-sheet) or direct onto the package container, thereby also saving the cost of the label material.
Drupa's Global Trend report states that wide format print is commonplace with commercial printers
Drupa has released a report on 'Drupa Global Trends' and will publish another report series on 'Drupa Global Insights'. Both reports study for the first time the trends and major changes in the international print and media sector at both global and regional levels.
Ipex 2014: Transforming print into value
By Angelina Stojsavljevic, Group Marketing Manager, Ipex 2014
The print, media and publishing landscape looks very different today than it did ten or even five years ago. Yet, despite print volumes declining in some segments, in others print continues to grow despite the evolution of so much traditionally printed media into digital forms.
Building Construction, Furniture and Fittings - Today's Best Practice in Achieving Functional and Decorative Coatings
David Helsby, President, RadTech Europe, explores this very relevant process
Architectural fittings and infrastructure, flooring, furniture and appliances may seem to have little in common except their intended final location – a building… but they are, in fact, linked by a process in their manufacture that is lean, green, and cost-effective: energy curing of adhesives, resins, and other coatings.
- Memjet takes its ‘Think Fast’ Story to the MPS (Managed Print Services) channel
- Smart Inking: reducing ink costs with effective colour management
- New regulations will drive the carbon management in Asia-Pacific
- Drupa 2012 report back on the wide format sector
- Carbon – An issue about tax, not the environment.
- The search for the right MIS
- UV-LED Technology Update - stretching the limits
- Five Reasons to Consider Converting Your Sign Business into a Franchise
- Carbon Dioxide: sinister gas or much-maligned friend?
- FESPA Europe 2010 Print Awards