What makes a Craftsman Award winning Wide Format entry?
On the back of their Gold Award at Printing Industries Craftsman Awards 2017, recently held at Brisbane’s Pullman Hotel, WFOL caught up with Brad Wruck, Colorcorp General Manager.
Perth Graphics Centre, 23 years old and still growing
In 1993, Gerber launched a thermal transfer printer that suddenly put short run digital printing within reach of signmakers. It was called the Gerber Edge, and coupled with a Gerber Signmaker 4B, it also allowed die-cut stickers, and kicked off the sign industry’s digital print revolution.
Where Craft meets Star Wars?
James Cryer of JDA Print Recruitment, puts one of our industry's star performers under the microscope.
A company with 13 wide-format presses is not something to be sneezed at - welcome to one of the signage sector's best kept secrets.
Thumbs up for Esko Kongsberg cutting tables at Resolution Imaging
Successful Melbourne print company Resolution Imaging has built up a sound reputation in hard signage, providing a full service, from design to putting the signs in place.
John & Wendy Morgan's Signarama
Meeting one of Signarama's most successful franchisees
Story by Colleen Bate
Mention the word Signarama and almost everyone will know what you are talking about. After all, this enormous franchise business is approaching around 1000 locations in 50 countries and has been in existence for two decades.
Queenslanders John and Wendy Morgan are well known in Signarama circles. They have been involved with the franchise since March 2003 and have steadily trailed their business path over a 13 year period with strength and determination. From humble beginnings, their signage business has grown to become the Signarama success story it is today.
Pure Image has it wrapped
Melbourne vehicle wrapper and signage specialist Warren Van Den Heuvel has been a motoring enthusiast most of his life, so turning signage into a lucrative business has been his way to live the street-machine dream.
Civic Media sees the writing on the (construction) wall
Sometimes adversity can lead to better things. It often takes just a push in the right direction and a dose of confidence.
Inkjet rules at Melbourne’s Peak Digital
There’s an aura of excitement around Peak Digital at Carrum Downs, in Melbourne’s south, as the company adds the finishing touches to the refurbished premises it moved to in January this year – from an older building in nearby Seaford.
Signs of the times at RGI
Moving with the times, but keeping the best of what made the company great, seems to be the philosophy at Rice Graphic Images (RGI), says Graham Lockie, General Manager of the display specialist business based in north eastern Victoria.
Hot Metal printed motorcycle display
Yamaha made an outstanding impact at the Brisbane Motorcycle Expo in September 2010 with a sleek Hot Metal signage and display.
MetroSigns Melbourne rising to new heights
By Alison Stieven-Taylor
Signs are part of the urban landscape and are taken for granted by most of us who in the rush of our own hectic lives don’t give a second thought to what it might take to erect a sign atop a high-rise tower or across a major intersection or above the freeway.