- Hits: 609
The Australian Sign & Graphics Association announced full details of its Annual General Meeting which will be followed by a Special General Meeting on Friday, 17 February 2023. Both will be hybrid events, with members invited to attend online or in person.
- Hits: 720
KODAK said a portfolio of its photo and fine art papers is now FSC-certified, verifying that they are sourced from responsibly managed forests that ensure trees are replanted and that wildlife, local communities and the environment are not harmed.
- Hits: 576
“Resilient demand and improvements in supply chain conditions drove solid Q4 growth in revenue and profits,” said Xerox CEO Steve Bandrowczak in the print giant's latest financial update. Fourth quarter revenue was $1.94 billion, up 9.2% year-over-year.
- Hits: 1026
Electronics For Imaging (EFI) has appointed industrial technology veteran Frank Pennisi as its new chief executive officer. Pennisi’s previous postion was as President of Orora Packaging Solutions, based in California. Orora is listed on the ASX, and installed an EFI Nozomi digital corrugated press in 2019.
- Hits: 1214
Roland DG Corporation announced the worldwide launch of six new models in the best-selling TrueVIS series of large-format inkjet printers and printer/cutters: the AP-640 resin printer, the LG-640/540/300 high productivity UV printer/cutters, and the MG-640/300 multi-functionality UV printer/cutters at entry-level price. Together with the four ECO-SOL models previously launched in March 2022, the TrueVIS lineup expands to a total of 10 inkjet devices.
- Hits: 999
Everyone knows Fiery, even if they don't knowingly use the industry-leading Digital Front-end. In an unexpected move, Fiery has announced independence following separation from Electronics For Imaging, while remaining wholly-owned by private equity firm Siris Capital.
- Hits: 694
It's on again - Fespa Australia's convivial gourmet barbie by the Yarra at Richmond Rowing Club by the banks of the bonnie Yarra River, with great views of Melbourne's skyline. It's on a February 'hump-day' Wednesday - a cool way to break the working week in February and schmooze with sign and display industry people.
- Hits: 784
Brookvale, Sydney Screen ink maker Colormaker Industries, manufacturer of Permaset inks, has passed a milestone of 500 tonnes of greenhouse gases (GHGs) saved through electricity produced from its impressive 100 kW solar operation.
- Hits: 753
The HEXIS R&D laboratory is developing high performance self-adhesive films for the BWT-Alpine Formula 1 Team in the cradle of British motor racing at the village of Enstone, north of Oxford.
- Hits: 709
Water-based inks and printing are an increasingly popular option in many market applications and promise a safer, more sustainable alternative to solvent inks in print rooms, especially for packaging converters, according to industry researcher Smithers.
- Hits: 745
Widd Signs, one of the first sign manufacturing companies in the UK, says it’s increased its production potential by 300% thanks to its investment in a Zund G3 L-2500 cutting system.
- Hits: 745
Digital out of home company QMS has unveiled a new digital billboard in the heart of Brisbane’s busy Queen Street Mall. The new full-motion digital screen at 130 Queen Street measures 52 square metres and is the largest external full-motion billboard in Brisbane.
- Hits: 756
The Out of Home Media Association Aotearoa (OOHMAA) says 2022 revenue was up 10% year-on-year to $131m, with digital screens taking in 67% of total revenue.
- Hits: 878
In its first major upgrade since EnRoute 7, ER23 includes user requested tools, SA International (SAi), the leading provider of software solutions for professional signmaking, wide-format digital printing and CAD/CAM machining industries, introduces EnRoute 23 to expand the capabilities of users and take the software to new application sectors.
- Hits: 944
Many of those involved in printed activewear, DTG, dye-sublimation, Screen and DTF will recognise the Gildan Activewear brand. Part of the global $3 billion Gildan textile group, founded in Canada, the company has built a fine reputation for sustainability and fair trade. The release of its Climate Change Disclosure Report highlights the on-going work to make Textiles & Clothing more sustainable and climate-friendly.
- Hits: 1157
Roland DG Corporation has announced the worldwide launch of a new product in its popular VersaSTUDIO series, the BN-20D, a Direct-To-Film (DTF transfer) desktop inkjet printer targeting small- and medium-sized print shops, apparel businesses and start-ups. DTF is gaining popularity for heat transfer onto textiles such as Tee-shirts.
- Hits: 1038
More than 300 jobs are on the line as Opal Australian Paper considers the closure of its paper operations at the Maryvale Mill in eastern Victoria, following a Supreme Court order that forced pulp supplier VicForests to scale back harvesting in endangered possum habitats. “Despite our best endeavours, Opal has been unable to source viable alternative wood supplies to replace the VicForests shortfall,” the company said.
- Hits: 779
They call it 'Brandalism' but it's just old-fashioned vandalism. More than 400 car billboards in 14 European cities have been hacked and replaced by climate activists who accuse Toyota and BMW of using the advertising to "greenwash their public image while lobbying hard against climate regulations.”
- Hits: 606
Australia’s largest distributor of printable materials and consumables has signed with global paper manufacturer Sappi to distribute sustainable papers with barrier functionality and heat-sealing properties for flexible packaging.
- Hits: 862
FUJIFILM North America’s Imaging Division has launched the Fujifilm Print-on-Demand Hub in collaboration with Gooten, a US-based on-demand custom printer.
- Registration opens for ISA Sign Expo in Las Vegas
- Kornit forms alliances at Berlin Fashion week
- FESPA UK reaches out to the next generation
- Register now for ASGA’s hybrid 2023 AGM
- Only 1-in-4 small businesses has a disaster plan: ASBFEO
- NSW Labor vows to ban ‘VIP Lounge’ pokie signs if elected
- Epson makes CDP A List for tackling climate change
- 'Net-zero by 2050': Avery Dennison joins WBCSD
- Agfa debuts Jeti Tauro H3300 UHS inkjet printer with varnish
- AiG: skills, inflation and supply chains top CEO concerns for 2023
- Paper woes: Opal stands down 37 workers on full pay at Maryvale paper mill
- 'A brand that cares': Signarama franchisees video
- Ace serve! oOh! network delivers real-time Australian Open updates
- Registration opens for FPLMA forum and awards event
- DS Printech China primed for Guangzhou edition in May
- Sydney investigates ‘VIP Lounge’ pub pokies signage
- Roland DG introduces new VersaSTUDIO desktop vinyl cutter
- Free print & signage courses rolled out at TAFE NSW
- Messe Frankfurt posts €30m loss after pandemic cancellations
- Canon launches large format desktop imagePROGRAF