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All external signage for pub and club poker rooms, including ‘VIP Lounge’ signs, will be banned across NSW from September, in line with the NSW Labor government’s pre-election commitment to reduce problem gambling.
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The Australasian Paper Industry Association (APIA), together with PVCA, have been granted a temporary stay of federal anti-dumping duty on A4 copy paper that was driving up prices following the closure of Opal’s paper manufacturing operation in Victoria, allegedly because of an endangered Possum.
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The education initiative run by Visual Connections, ASGA and AusSIP at Visual Impact Sydney has been hailed a resounding success, with over a hundred students taking the opportunity to Try-A-Trade and explore career options in the signage industry.
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Hahnemühle has received two TIPA World Awards for 2023. The successful categories are, Best Photo Paper and Best Photo Cards. Although this is the first time Hahnemühle has won two TIPA Awards, the 440-year old German paper manufacturer has won 12 times since 2005.
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In good news for on-shoring Australia's manufacturing sector, manufacturers expect to increase production volumes in the next 12 months, supported by higher capital expenditure and investment in technology, a new CommBank report shows.
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Kyocera Corporation sales revenue for fiscal 2023 increased by 10.1% but profit fell due to factors including increases in costs for raw materials, energy and logistics.
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SA International (SAi) will demonstrate the latest developments to its Flexi signmaking software, ‘the only all-in-one design, print and cut software for sign and print providers’, at FESPA, 23-26 May, at Messe Munich.
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Agfa says new inks developed for its Onset and Avinci inkjet printers boast high quality and performance while minimizing ink usage. The company plans to highlight the new products at the upcoming FESPA trade show.
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ORAFOL is expanding its Graphic Innovations range and will unveil new paint protection films (PPF) at this month’s FESPA Global Print Expo (May 23-26) in Munich. “ORAFOL has not been present enough in the PPF sector in recent years,” the company said. "The acquisition of Nupro has given us a broader insight into this market segment."
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The Outdoor Media Association’s (OMA) Best of Outdoor is a monthly selection of the best in local and international Out of Home campaigns. (photos)
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ICS color – the leading US-based remote digital proofing company – has appointed David Crowther’s Colour Graphic Services as its Australia-New Zealand dealer and support agent.
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Brett Martin, a leading plastic sheet material manufacturer repesented in ANZ by Starleaton, has introduced its latest sustainable semi-finished plastic sheet to the sign & Display market, under the Foamalux branding. A 20% reduction in CO2 emissions is claimed.
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Careers expos have kicked off around the country, and the Visual Connections / ASGA Education Initiative has made sure print, sign and display are ‘front and centre’ for students looking at their options for careers and further education.
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Ball & Doggett will now be distributing Metamark self-adhesive sign vinyl in Western Australia. "It is a game-changer for us,” said B&D's WA manager Shaun Dowling.
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Kodak’s net income for the first quarter of 2023 was $33 million, compared with negative $3 million in Q1 2022, with gross profit up by $17m or 52% year over year.
- Epson’s new Legacy paper for photographic printing
- Kyocera launches Forearth inkjet textile printer
- Kornit sees 'promising indicators' after $18m Q1 loss
- Why Visual Impact 2023 mattered – Andy McCourt
- Yamari Ochre Indigenous Sign company exhibits at Visual Impact
- Numbers confirm Visual Impact Sydney success
- Kyocera to launch its first digital textile printer
- HEXIS 2023 Wrap Battle winners off to NZ
- Epson signs ‘landmark' partnership with First Nations Fashion + Design
- Starleaton does its bit for training with Jump Start initiative
- Agfa boosts Jeti Tauro with new roll-to-roll module
- Elizabeth Machines launches Azon DTF & packaging printers at Visual Impact
- Memjet opens ink manufacturing plant in Sydney
- Ball&Doggett spreads its hardware equipment wings at Visual Impact
- Mutoh welcomes new staffer - has a 'blockbuster' Visual Impact