Carl Icahn, master Wall Street tactician and big shareholder in both HP and Xerox, has followed his proven pattern in hostile take-overs and issued an 'Open Letter' trying to persuade HP shareholders that it's a good thing to allow Xerox to take HP over and save USD$2 billion a year in operating costs. He makes some valid points but admits it's all about 'making billions' - no mention of customers here.
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has opened an investigation into 'competitive impacts' of global giant Nippon Paper’s $1.7 billion proposed acquisition of Orora’s paper packaging assets. Japan's Nippon already owns Australian Paper, the country’s only manufacturer of printing and packaging papers.
Supplier Ricky Richards is holding its annual fundraiser for the Sydney Children's Hospital Foundation this Friday 6 December and is appealing for donations. Over the past 23 years, the company has raised more than $186,000 for the hospital.
A trip to the local Swimart pool shop turned into a Christmas surprise for WFOL publisher Andy McCourt. Across the front windows was a terrific Christmas mural - not digitally-printed but airbrushed on by Sydney artist David Brown...here it is.
ASX-listed outdoor advertiser QMS Media has released a statement to address reports that its facing a $200 million lawsuit by outdoor advertising business Manboom over lost revenue following the alleged breach of a 2014 cooperation agreement.
Digital reproduction onto textiles using essentially wide-format technology is accelerating at break-neck speed. As part of its 'drupa Essentials of Print' series, Ron Gilboa presents this excellent overview of this vital industry sector.
Epson’s wide format technology, as well as its home and office printers, projectors and a watch have taken home a total of ten awards in this year’s global Good Design awards.
NSW commercial printer Genr8 Printing says its new Roland VersaUV LEF-300 benchtop UV printer gives customers “a little bit of something extra.”
The New Zealand Sign and Display Association has opened registrations for next year’s NZ Sign Expo, titled Vision 2020 - Shaping the Vision Expo, held June 11-13. The country’s largest graphics, sign, display and large format trade show is held the same week as the NZSDA conference and its Awards of Excellence event.
The northern Sydney storms of two days ago took out all power to WFOL's office, which as of now still is yet to be restored by Ausgrid. As batteries and patience slowly drained, we had to seek assistance.