Grafityp printable GEF self-adhesive film is suitable for indoor applications and has an outdoor durability of up to 5 years when used with matching non-PVC laminate. Ricky Richards also launched a new display textile made of 100% recycled yarn obtained from plastic bottles.
Mimaki’s TX300P-1800 MkII printer rolled out last week at Printing United in Texas offers the ability to switch between transfer paper for dye sublimation printing or direct-to-textile printing.
HP has committed $200 million over five or more years to develop sustainable ink technologies for printing digitally on textiles and corrugated packaging. The move builds on HP’s existing innovation in water-based ink technology for the sign and display market.
In what some might see as a defensive move should Fujifilm's desire to take over Xerox not come to fruition, Fuji Xerox today announced its intention to acquire CSG, the $218 million business technology services supplier, who currently has partnerships with Canon and HP. CSG did once offer Fuji Xerox printers and systems and was chaired by former FXA managing director Phil Chambers when it floated in 2007. The company statement follows:
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland has issued a safety alert after several accidents in which winch type (wind up) signs - commonly used in schools - have suddenly dropped, causing serious head injuries and hand lacerations. WHS has recommended the winch signs be lowered and removed from service until they've been upgraded with a new interlock offset handle system. The manufacturer, Spaceage Sign Systems of Caloundra, is in the final stages of designing and testing a safety upgrade to the system after a flood of requests from customers.
The wide format imaging leader is presenting ten new products at his week's Printing United show in Texas that have never been seen before at an SGIA event. Roland DGA (US) will also be hosting an awards ceremony by Keypoint Intelligence and conducting live in-booth vehicle wrap demonstrations.
Fujifilm’s advanced new OnsetX3 HS with ¾ automation makes its global trade show debut at this week’s Printing United in Dallas, Texas. The high speed flatbed printer with robotic handling systems is part of a showcase of new Fujifilm inkjet solutions.
Industry researcher Smithers says the digital print market will reach $225 billion by 2029 as digital (inkjet and electrophotography) systems become increasingly important across the global print marketplace through the 2020s. The new research also identified several challenges facing digital print.
Leading industry supplier and HP Indigo specialist Currie Group has signed a partnership equity agreement with Melbourne-based EVOK3D, a supplier of HP Jet Fusion 3D printers.
Hexis Australia has appointed two new Business Development Managers in Qld. MD Ian Parsonson comments: “It is really pleasing to have two very experienced new members join the Hexis Team, they will certainly value add to the level of product knowledge here and I look forward to working with them both”.
Mutoh Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of Melbourne based Total Image Supplies as a new dealer across the full range of Mutoh printers. Mutoh General Manager, Russell Cavenagh, commented “Total Image Supplies have demonstrated a high level of professionalism and commitment to their customers and the broader industry."
Epson is introducing its first 12-colour large format printers - the SureColor SC-P7500 (24”/61 cm) and SC-P9500 (44”/111.76 cm) - aimed at applications including professional photography, art reproduction and proofing.