As last Monday morning dawned in Brisbane, Océ Business Development Manager Jane Cox and a small team of Océ product and technical experts had already been busy for some time, preparing for the launch of the company’s new Pop Up Showroom, which is this week bringing the revolutionary Océ Colorado 1640 to the Queensland capital.
Mactac has announced the launch of the new JT 8300 Dot Series specially designed for short-term indoor advertising in Australia and New Zealand.
Announced in late 2017 but not then available, the new Onset M is built on the same architectural platform as the highly successful Onset X Series and the SpyderX. It has been developed to offer a high quality, short run B1 solution for the offset, screen and industrial printing markets.
Traditionally entries to these competitions are entered by a relatively small number of entrants which is real pity. The judges may appreciate the small number – imagine if they had entries from the whole industry – how would they manage!
Printing ink manufacturer hubergroup states price increases for all energy curing inks and varnishes across Europe and the Americas with immediate effect. Depending on the individual product line, the raw material related price adjustments will range from 6 to 8 percent in specific areas.
Aslan has added gold to the existing silver self-adhesive polyester film MirrorEffect AntiScratch Aslan SE 75. Both films offer a mirror-like finish, along with a very high scratch-resistant surface.
HP has expanded its hybrid HP Latex R Printer Series with the R1000 Printer for rigid and flexible printing. Designed for a variety of hybrid applications including signage and displays, the growing portfolio offers choice, value, and versatility while featuring innovative technologies including HP Latex Rigid Printing Technology and HP Latex White Ink.
The Caldera Version 11.2 RIP has qualified for full certification for driving the HP Latex R series of printers.
Epson Seiko has completed construction work on a new factory at its Hirooka Office in Shiojiri, Japan, that started in the autumn of 2016. The new factory will be used to produce PrecisionCore print chips, a core component of Epson’s most advanced PrecisionCore inkjet printheads. The new factory, which will begin operations in the 2018 fiscal year (ending March 31, 2019), will triple current PrecisionCore print chip production capacity.
3A Composites GmbH will be using Sign Africa and FESPA Africa Expo, taking place in Johannesburg from 13-15 September to launch some new products.
Epson America has announced that the Epson SureColor S80600 64-inch roll-to-roll solvent printer has been certified by GMG Americas, a subsidiary of GMG Color for use with software GMG ColorProof 5.10 and GMG OpenColor 2.1.5.
Roland DG has announced that it will once again be a key sponsor of FAB14, the 14th annual meeting of the global Fab Lab community, to be held in Toulouse, France from July 16 to 22, 2018.
Onyx 18, the newest version release of Onyx software has arrived.
Enfocus has announced the release of the Reporting Module for Switch 2018, the latest version of its automation solution for the professional print market.
Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions announced the opening of its annual “Wrap Like A King” Challenge. This year’s vehicle wrap competition runs from July 9 through September 14, 2018, and it will again include Regional Wrap Kings, Continental Wrap Kings and the crowning of the “King of the Wrap World.”
Among the materials science innovations Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions premiered at FESPA 2018 was a full range of reflective films designed to provide the highest possible vehicle visibility.
UK creative production business, Echo House, is first company in the world to invest in Fujifilm’s new, high-quality, high-productivity, super-wide printer.
It’s not often you see one of the stars of the print industry plastered alongside music greats and some of the world’s best-known products – but that’s exactly what’s happening in Brisbane at the moment, with a series of fun posters featuring (and printed on) the Océ Colorado 1640, popping up everywhere from bus shelters to underpasses.
In a move that clearly furthers and bolsters their commitment to the market, Epson Australia has appointed industry specialist Stephen Green as business manager for document solutions, a role which sees him now lead the company’s Document Solutions business.
German company Witpac has developed Weed-Ex, a new way of weeding, it was shown at FESPA a few weeks back. They say that Weed-Ex is a top quality transfer film, which is laminated with two 75 micron carriers.