Taxi interiors now an advertising medium
It would seem that we are being slugged with advertising with new places all the time. In South Africa, some taxi companies are gaining revenue by using their taxi interiors for advertising.
Fujifilm to focus on applications of their equipment at FESPA Digital 2014
Fujifilm has announced that its stand at FESPA Digital 2014 (Munich, May 20th – 23rd) will be focussed on the applications possible with the company’s range of wide format solutions.
APVWA draws the attention of all vehicle wrappers
The Assocation of Professional Vehicle Wrappers in Australia (APVWA) has reported that one of their associates in Queensland was pulled over by the Police recently and questioned over the colour of his vehicle.
HVG Graphics Media and 3M offer customers an opportunity to win great prizes
Wide format printers are being offered many incentives these days to purchase a specific brand of media. ‘GIVE US YOUR BEST SHOT’ promotion is a new one and is a joint promotion by HVG Graphics Media and 3M and will run through until 30th April 2014.
Screen helps in the fight against cancers
Recognised in the graphic arts industry for its Prepress, CTP, Software and Digital Printing solutions, Dainippon Screen a multi-faceted company with some surprising divisions. One of these is the recently formed Life Sciences division, whose first step is the development of the Cell3iMager (3D cell imager); a high-speed 3D cell culture scanner capable of measuring and analyzing multiplication and morphological changes in cancer cells grown on 3D cell culture plates, without using a reagent.
Aslan launches an extensive floor graphics range with unique fire safety certificate
So far, fire safety certificates are only valid for unprinted films and are no longer valid as soon as they are printed and laminated.
Webinar next week: Printing companies achieving energy efficiency savings
Case studies on three printing industry companies will feature in a Printing Industries webinar next Wednesday illustrating how printers can make major cost savings through energy efficiency.
UK company Copytrax launch their industrial Printer, Cezanne
For those interested in the industrail printing market, a new printer called the Cezanne has been launched by UK company Copytrax, a company that specialises in industrial printing technologies most notably CD/DVD printers.
Drytac launches “Swap Boring for Bold” Campaign at GlobalShop 2014
At GlobalShop (Las Vegas, 18-20 March) Drytac's latest adhesive solutions for wall and floor graphics, ViziPrint and ViziPrint Impress printable window films will be prominently displayed alongside WallTac and FloorTac.
Bordeaux to introduce a Smart Cartridge Solution for Epson SureColor printer at ISA 2014
Bordeaux will introduce its newest 700ml cartridge ink solution for the Epson SureColor S printer at Orlando’s ISA show on April 23rd – 26th, an addition to the already existing 1L bag solution fitted for the company’s Smart Cartridge System intended for these printers.
3M have launched the Envision range of Translucent and Diffuser Films
The Envision range has been designed to reduce the need for lighting to get the level of desireable brilliance in backlit and frontlit signs.
First round Adelaide winners of the Wrap Masters announced.
Brad Sisson, Brad Woolley and Joanne Thompson did a fantastic job in a time well within the four and a half hours allowed.
Canon says, “Let’s Start a Production Digital Print User Group”
According to a blog at InfoTrends, Canon will be starting a User Group focusing on Production Digital Print. It is unclear if this would include wide format printing but certainly would include high speed digital print, somewhat divorced from the world of wide format.
New blackboard film from Aslan
Aslan has launched a new blackboard film, Aslan CR62. The company says that writings with chalk can be wiped off easily with a wet cloth without leaving residues. A highly scratch resistant surface ensures that no ghosting or shadows remain even after long-term usage.
Spandex passes on modest price increases
In a letter to customers, Spandex Managing Director Alex McClelland has explained why some adjustments have been necessary to prices. The letter reads:
- Integrating print and digital displays
- Signwave master franchise rights purchased by two franchisees
- Contex claim to have the world’s smartest, fastest wide format scanner with the IQ Quattro
- The printing industry loses an iconic character, Noel Crichton AM 1927 - 2014
- 3 days left to submit your entry into the FESPA Awards by 28 February 2014
- Stickittome Open House in March
- Resolution Imaging installs Australia's first Screen Truepress Jet 1632UV flatbed UV printer
- PT Store and HEXIS offer vehicle wrap courses
- Spandex and HP to conduct Open Houses
- New ViziPrint Impress Clear UV film from Drytac
- 2014 Spandex - Avery Dennison training workshops announced
- KBA now distributor for Optimus MIS
- 3M launches Scotchcal Perforated Window Film IJ67
- THIEME introduces an open development platform for screen and digital printing systems
- Colorific launches first wide format machine