The Print and Visual Communication Association (PVCA) has launched an industry survey to support its campaign for printing apprenticeships to be restored to the Australian Apprenticeships Priority List (AAPL).
Getting in the groove of Christmas spirit is Ball & Doggett, along with recently acquired Conect Enterprises, giving away 15 great Christmas Hampers between now and 15th December. Best of all, there’s no time consuming questions to answer – just spend $500 or more in a single order and you’re in the draw!
Paul Plunkett, a flexographic printer from Pakaflex, has been named LIA Victoria’s 2022 Graduate of the Year at the association’s final meeting for 2022. Runner up was Jacinta Allen, who works in prepress at Breen Printing.
Reading the: ‘PVCA leads IR Legislation support for industry’ news release, at first sight it looks like a useful forum for print business owners to get their heads around the incoming IR rules but, on inspection there are echoes of 1970s style paranoia that wicked Unions and workers are up to something with their Labor mates in Canberra. Report by Andy McCourt.
Meteor Inkjet says its invention uses real-time monitoring of electrical feedback from the inkjet nozzle to detect clogged or clogging print nozzles.
The new PitStop update from Enfocus, a leader in PDF editing and workflow automation for the graphic arts industry, supports latest Ghent Workgroup (GWG) specifications and allows users to easily upgrade their mac to the new MacOS 13 (Ventura).
Brisbane sign company Bailey Print Group has been named a Select Gold Partner by 3M, the US-based global signage and digital printing products manufacturer.
An international panel of speakers will be announced in coming months for the 2023 World Outdoor Organisation Global Congress scheduled for Lisbon, Portugal on June 7-9 at the Epic Sana hotel and conference centre in the heart of the city.
Melbourne printer Enviro Print Group won the Point of Sale (POS) award and was runner-up in the Poster and Annual Report categories at this year’s FUJIFILM Business Innovation Asia Pacific Innovation Print Awards (IPA). Digital Print Australia won the award for Catalogues. The Wide Format award went to Thailand's Image Quality Lab.
Agfa says it will implement double-digit price increases across its Digital Print & Chemicals portfolio worldwide, effective Jan. 1, 2023. "We continue to be confronted with historically high costs for raw materials, logistics, energy and salaries."
NUtec Digital Ink has released an expanded range of NVC-free UV-curable inks optimised for LED lamp curing on both rigid and roll-to-roll media.
It was a night billed as 'no speeches, just the industry getting together,' and what a get-together it was at the Sydney Rowing Club, waterside at Abbotsford. The LIA's Angus Scott and Visual Connections' Sarah Moore and Charly Blade were supported by The Press Gang, Society of Old Friends, Women in Print and Museum of Print folk.
The ability to direct print round objects such as drink bottles, cans, vases, jugs, candles or any cylindrical object – even with a full wrap-around – will add major profitability to users of Mutoh’s XpertJet 661UF LED UV benchtop printer. (Videos)
Visual Impact Sydney is just over five months away and businesses keen to keep up with the latest in print, sign, display, wide-format, engraving, textile printing and more can now register for the show.
More than 270 women from the print and sign industries attended PrintNZ’s Women in Print & Sign events in Auckland and Christchurch over the past couple of weeks. It was the first time women from sign companies were invited to the annual events.
Roland DG says its new attention-grabbing Holographic Prism Film ESM-HOLO is ideal for indoor and short-term outdoor applications, including labels, stickers and decals, packaging, POP displays, window displays and signage.
Wide format printers Cactus Imaging (owned by outdoor advertiser oOh!media) and GSP Print (owned by JCDecaux Australia) each won two awards in the Outdoor Media Association’s (OMA) Quarter Three Creative Collection competition for 2022.
Kings Of Neon, based on the NSW Central Coast, has broken into the US market this year by providing signs for the NFL draft, the Indianapolis 500 and iconic music festival Lollapalooza.
A year and a half before the start of the drupa trade show, over 100,000 sqm of exhibition space has already been booked by around 900 exhibitors from 45 nations. HP, Canon, Ricoh, Kodak and mantoland sheetfed are yet to commit.
Warwick Ryan of Hicksons Lawyers and moderater Vernon Kingman of Kingman Strategies will present ASGA’s latest webinar, titled ‘Managing bullying and psychological injuries in the workplace,’ on 29 November.
ASGA's Sign industry taster courses were held in Queensland and South Australia in October and November. Co-ordinated by ASGA Education Sub-Committee Chair, Damian Nielsen, and ASGA’s industry education liaison managers, AusSIP, the taster courses were over a year in the making from the initial strategy stage to gathering names at career expos across Australia and co-ordinating with various stakeholders to produce and host the content.