There are still limited spaces available for next week’s SGIA Colour Management Bootcamp at Starleaton in Melbourne (3-5 Sept), an intensive three-day course led by experts David Crowther (The Colour Doctor) and Peter Way (Starleaton) that will focus on colour management for wide format printers.
Print and marketing business IVE Group delivered another year of substantial growth, with revenue up 4.1% to $724 million in the 12 months ended June 2019 and net profit after tax rising by 4.4% to $37.5 million – despite what it calls “softer trading conditions” in the second half.
A new combination of Xeikon’s X-800 workflow and PantherCure UV ink allows printers using the Panther inkjet press to enhance their range of labels by generating a tactile and textured layer.
Despite a slight drop in visitor numbers, the co-located PrintEx19, Visual Impact and the Label & Packaging Expo generated value for both the visitors who made time to attend and for exhibitors who signed millions of dollars’ worth of deals at the show.
Outdoor advertiser QMS Media delivered “a strong operational and financial performance” in the first half of 2019, with revenue up 23% to $128 million on the same period last year and net profit after tax up 65% to $16.5 million.
Photographer Brady Michaels travelled 40,000km throughout the country in a year to capture iconic and “distinctly Australian” signage for his book, Signs of Australia: Vintage signs from the city to the outback.
Hope Green, Passion Red, Fun Purple, Wave Blue and Energetic Yellow - Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions has introduced five new satin and gloss metallic colours to its Supreme Wrapping Film portfolio.
In his report to Creditors ahead of the second meeting on Tuesday 27th August, the Administrator of Clear Skies Corp Pty Ltd, trading as Skope Group Services Manufacturing, Scream Visual Wholesale Manufacturing and FM Engineering & Wholesale Sign Manufacturing – Mr Simon Thorn of PKF states that the Company may have traded insolvently since 2017. Sign company Skope Group has put in an offer to buy Clear Skies for $100K and guarantee the 22 jobs, plus most entitlements.
After receiving a rush of inquiries from signage companies about the new national construction code (NCC-2019), a fire ratings expert has compiled a helpful guide that outlines how to comply with the new regulations.
Epson continues the expansion of its popular SureColor F-Series line of printers with the new F6370 that features faster print speeds and high-quality images for promotional products, soft signage and more.
Working in tandem with manufacturers including Mimaki, Roland, Epson and Ricoh, wide format media supplier Drytac has created thousands of ICC profiles based on popular printer models, inks, RIPs and Drytac media to enable customers to take advantage of high-quality plug and print capabilities.