HP and Currie Group will undertake a digital print tour of Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria to showcase the HP Indigo 3500 digital press and the HP Designjet Z series large format printers. The tour commences on 7th July in Cairns and wraps up in Bendigo on 22nd September.
EFI has announced that it has completed a strategic investment in Jettable, an inkjet technology company specialising in digital printing onto ceramic substrates.
Adobe has announced the immediate availability of Adobe Acrobat 9 software, a significant upgrade that transforms the process of creating and sharing electronic documents. Acrobat 9 delivers major innovations that can enable organizations and individuals to communicate in an engaging, professional manner. Now included are native support for Adobe Flash technology, the ability to unify a wide range of content in rich PDF Portfolios, and access to real-time capabilities for co-navigating a PDF document with colleagues.
The past couple of months have seen no less than nine new appointments at wide-format and signage supplier Starleaton Digital Solutions (SDS). “We’re on the growth trail again,” says managing director Peter Eaton, “last year it was warehouse space and offices, this year it’s people!”
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.