Leading Australian manufacturer of Imageboard®, Impact Plastics, has just announced the appointment of Halifax Vogel Group as their exclusive Australian distributor further strengthening HVG’s ability to service the graphics market throughout Australia.
The sheer size of the Chinese market and its red-hot economy combine to make it one of the most exciting global markets for wide format printing systems. The printing industry in China is growing at a much higher rate than more mature economies such as North America, Japan, or Western Europe. This growth presents significant opportunities as well as threats for vendors and service providers.
A new Signwave sign and graphics centre has opened at Unit 5, 1 Longfellow Court in the suburb of Belmont under the ownership of Jim Strang. Using state-of-the-art technology to produce signs and graphic solutions for businesses of all types on a quick turnaround basis, this is the first Signwave centre located in Western Australia, and brings the country-wide total of Signwave centres to 19.
Printing Industries has introduced a new service to help printing companies affected by the skills shortage to recruit skilled workers from overseas for temporary positions.
Epson, having pioneered and conquered the photographic reproduction world with their smaller range of printers are now setting their sights on the print for pay market with their first 64 inch model. This was one of several new product announcements made today by Epson across the world.
While Agfa Graphic's :M-Press and :Dotrix industrial inkjet printers are still in their early stages of release to the marketplace, they are generating as much local interest as they have in Europe.
Agfa Graphics is using the Visual Impact Image Expo to launch its new :Anapurna M low-cost/high print resolution inkjet printer to the local market. It is the latest addition to Agfa's wide format printing workhorse, the :Anapurna range of UV printers, and is available in Australia and New Zealand immediately.
Xanita's stand at the VIIE show will be made entirely from printed X-Board and Mondi Xtreme, with a total weight less than 200kg’s, including printed floor, printed 6mtr long backdrop wall, 3-level shelving system and printed display tables and chairs. No furniture was hired other than lights, leaving a very small carbon footprint. Our stand theme is “It’s light wood…..but not as you know it!”
The newest member of Océ Australia’s CS9000 family, the Océ CS9060 eco solvent wide format printer, will make its debut appearance in Australia at the Visual Impact expo on the 18th July in Sydney.
Responding to customers expressed wishes for easy access to the companys broad range of industrial products, 3M has created the 3M eStore. At the new site, customers in the 48 contiguous United States can purchase from a large and growing selection of 3M products with a simple credit card transaction.