Océ has announced that its wide format hardware solutions have received four BERTL's Best Awards, the most given to any wide format vendor in 2008.
Océ say the wide-format graphic arts market is set to grow at an annual rate of 6% per year and the acquisition of Intersoft is part of it's overall wide format strategy.
Alucobond Architectural has added eight new colours to the Dibond range, the new colours being: Light Blue; Chocolate Brown; Yellow Green; Traffic Orange; Light Beige; Light Bronze Metallic; Sand Gloss Metallic and Graphite Gloss Metallic to its colour palette, in addition to the standard colours of Platinum White, Metallic Aluminium, Traffic Red, Jet Black, Ultramarine Blue, Traffic Yellow, Mayan Gold Metallic, British Green, and Light Ivory.
Adkote are pleased to announce at Drupa 2008 they have been appointed exclusive distributors for the Jeti range of Grand Format printing systems manufactured by Gandi Innovations.
In spite of having a much smaller sign and specialty graphics service provider base than the eastern seaboard capitals, well known industry figures Ken Pobjoy and Stan Kilpin said that Image Expo Adelaide was a pleasing result for exhibitors and visitors alike.
The outdoor media industry has recorded strong first quarter growth for 2008, with net media revenue increasing by 13% on the same period last year – up from $95.2 million to $108 million.
Australia’s largest Aluminium Composite Material (ACM) supplier – Alucobond Architectural – has relocated from its Peakhurst warehouse to Turrella, joining its parent company Halifax Vogel Group (HVG).
EskoArtwork are claiming Drupa 08 a huge success. Their relatively recent partnerships with Artwork Systems, Enfocus and Gradual and a further two partnerships announced at the opening of the show: With Presstek, they will offer EskoArtwork’s Odystar workflow solution under its own Latitude brand; and then the SmartColour group at Sun Chemical will cooperate with EskoArtwork to bring innovative solutions for brand colour management to the entire packaging supply chain.
EFI calim that their updated modular, PDF-based production workflow solution, Fiery Central, helps medium to high-volume print-on-demand environments increase their job volume, decrease turnaround times and maximise their equipment investment.
Since the launch of their new Sun LCC range of UV LED printers including the Allegro and Evolution UV printers, Advanced Sign Supplies have quickly outgrown their Brisbane Head Office and so have decided to move to a larger facility in Brendale, just north of Brisbane.