The industry’s peak body has reinvigorated its board with three new high profile appointments: Richard Celarc, executive chairman of Opus Group; Theo Pettaras, owner of Sydney’s Digitalpress; and Tom Eckersley, managing director of Queensland-based Eckersley Group.
The new VersaWorks 6 RIP is now available worldwide for select Roland DG printers and printer cutters. The latest version includes an extensive range of features to make the printing process more accurate and reliable for users.
“It might be time to think ‘indoors’ over ‘outdoors’ for wide format-capable production. The outdoor printed sign market is giving way to LED digital billboards. You can’t use LED screens as cushion covers or curtains.”
Tasmanian signage business Fingerprint Signs has won the Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions Australia and New Zealand “Wrap Like A King” title for vehicle graphics installers and will compete in the world finals later this month in Las Vegas.
Starleaton has launched a ground-breaking Zünd rental program, which has already attracted a “massive response” from customers in Australia and New Zealand as well gaining the attention of Zünd Systemtechnik headquarters in Switzerland.
The 5th annual Inkjet Conference (TheIJC) - the world’s leading platform for inkjet engineering and chemistry – is underway in Düsseldorf, Germany, with over 500 participants from 28 countries - including Australia - and 150 companies and academic institutes gathered to hear about latest research developments and product launches.
Delivers higher print speeds on coated litho stocks, expands lightweight paper capabilities, fine-tunes drying performance across all substrates used for commercial-grade digital inkjet print.
Imagination Graphics (NSW), Revolution Print (VIC), Tennyson Group (QLD), Whoyou Creative (SA), Tako Print Solutions (WA) and Elect Printing (ACT) are the finalists in this year’s Konica Minolta National Specialised Print Awards (NSPA), which attracted a record number of entries.
Caldera has launched a new version of its RIP software that has been configured to offer an enhanced user experience by bridging the gap between design and business.
Well, if it's good enough for the Opera House...why not the dear old 'coathanger?' But Charmaine Moldrich, CEO of the Outdoor Media Association, says the Opera House is not a billboard.
Canon Australia has launched four models and four MFP solutions in the new imagePROGRAF series of large-format inkjet printers for the low-mid CAD (Computer-Aided Design) and poster printing markets.
New Zealand's largest sign and display industry group NZSDA has appointed graphic design specialist Carol King as its new training and communications officer to lead a new training initiative called Signee – Education to Employment.
South African ink maker Jason Jones has been appointed as Jet Technologies’ resident ink and print specialist in New Zealand. The company's Innovation Series roadshow kicks off in Auckland on Monday before travelling to Sydney and Melbourne.
The 28th edition of the FESPA Awards is now open to print service providers (PSPs) and sign-makers looking to highlight their outstanding examples of print.
The ‘Evolution’ of Epson from a manufacturer of point-of-sale receipt printers to today’s graphic imaging behemoth is a tale of persistence, innovation and smart decisions. While at last week’s ‘Evolution through Innovation’ presentation at ritzy Otto restaurant, Sydney, a lightbulb moment hit me, when I saw the speed and image quality of the scans from the new FF 680W photo scanner. Photo scanners are not new but this one scans a 300dpi image every second in batches of up to 36.
Stuart McNaught, the Young Stars gold medallist in this year’s ASGA/SGIAA awards, says his winning entry Tooths KB Lager will be gifted to his grandfather, who helped to inspire the design.
Canon has announced a major expansion of its manufacturing facility near Munich, Germany as it pushes ahead with plans to transfer the manufacturing of Océ Arizona flatbed printers from Vancouver, Canada. Andy McCourt takes a closer look at the move.
Rosie Harrex, owner/director of Sydney Inner West large format printing and signage company Graphics at DXD, has taken the first monthly prize worth $1,000 in Graphic Art Mart’s $45,000 Work Hard, Play Hard trade competition.
Fujifilm Dimatix - the world's leading developer of inkjet printheads for commercial and industrial printing - has signed an agreement with UK-based Meteor Inkjet for the supply of electronics and software to drive new Fujifilm SG600 printheads.
Hexis is bringing its renowned wrap training courses to Eastern Creek Raceway in Sydney next month and there are still a few places available.
Mimaki’s new TS55-1800, a 76.3-inch (193.8cm) dye-sublimation transfer inkjet printer that offers low running costs, high productivity and unattended continuous printing, has arrived in Sydney a couple of weeks after its official launch in Europe.