The Agfa-Gevaert Group has announced it will acquire Inca Digital Printers, a Cambridge, UK based developer and manufacturer of advanced inkjet printing and production technologies for sign and display applications as well as packaging, currently owned by Screen of Japan with worldwide sales handled by Fujifilm.
Fujifilm Business Innovation Asia Pacific says its new partnership with Solimar Systems will provide a comprehensive suite of workflow solutions for production printing and digital communications to the Asia Pacific region, including Australia and New Zealand.
Canon Group product designs has won a total of nine prestigious 2022 iF Design Awards – including for its large format imagePROGRAF TZ-30000 printer - handed out by the iF International Forum Design group.
printIQ, the Queensland-headquartered workflow cloud-software developer, has made ‘significant investments’ in UK-based sales, marketing and operations teams as it expands into the United Kingdom and Europe.
The milestone highlights Durst Group's “transformation from a press manufacturer to a solutions provider in the digital printing industry,” said the manufacturer of digital printing technologies.
Japanese headquartered ink, pigment and chemical giant Toyo Ink SC Holdings, with global sales around AUD3.1 billion and approximately 8,000 employees, has signalled its acknowledgement for the increased demand for UV and water-based inkjet inks by investing around AUD$18 million in a new inkjet ink production plant in Northern France, adding to its long-establishedOffset and Flexo UV factory in Belgium.
Ricoh president and CEO Jake Yamashita, also co-chair of the Japan Climate Leaders’ Partnership (JCLP), has delivered an ambitious proposal to the Prime Minister of Japan aimed at “overcoming the climate crisis through a New Form of Capitalism.”
The Covid-19 pandemic has emphasised the versatility of digital printing and the global market will be worth more than $230 billion by 2032, according to a new study by industry researcher Smithers. And, how about inkjet printheads with 3,000dpi resolution at 300 metres-per-minute!
With the support of sponsors PSP, Total Supply and Roland DG Australia, the New Zealand Sign & Display Association (NZSDA) has added three new Notable Awards categories to the national sign awards in July, “to acknowledge outstanding industry legends and sign businesses doing their thing and doing it well.”
EFI’s Wide Format Wednesday webinar, presented this week in partnership with Ricoh, will focus on substrates, inks, and production printing options that help to produce more high-value applications. Hosted in the USA, it means a late night/early morning for Australian and NZ parties, but it can be recorded.
“After two years of the pandemic, we are finally able again to look forward to new international face-to-face contacts, inspiring business encounters and a holistic, bundled and efficient market overview,” says Messe Frankfurt, organiser of the combined Techtextil, Texprocess and the Heimtextil Summer Special from June 21-24. “The events can take place without capacity and admission restrictions and thus without proof of vaccination.”