The Print & Visual Communication Association (PVCA) confirmed the appointment of Kellie Northwood as its chief executive officer following the recent merger with The Real Media Collective. Northwood is the first woman to lead the peak printing industry association in its 133-year history.
Bus wrap specialist Moove Media Australia has signed a partnership with Printing with Purpose (PWP), a 100% Indigenous print company, to provide printed advertising for its transit network.
“The budget has made a number of significant skills training commitments and the focus now turns to ensuring that these put students are at the heart of the skills training sector,” said the Independent Tertiary Education Council Australia (ITECA), the peak body representing independent providers in the skills training, higher education, and international education sectors.
Xerox has lowered its 2022 revenue guidance after reporting a slight drop in third quarter revenue to $US1.75 billion, with lower cash flows and lower earnings per share.
Digital textile printer manufacturer Kornit Digital has released its second Impact Report that outlines the company’s aim to “transform the world of fashion and textiles into one that is more sustainable.” Kornit recorded a 39% reduction in hazardous waste in 2021 and a 57% reduction in non-hazardous waste.
3M has approved Canon’s Colorado 1650 and its UVgel 460 ink for the 3M MCS Warranty program, which covers applications including sign & display and vehicle wraps. “UVgel is a breakthrough technology that is transforming the way wide format graphics and other applications are being produced," said Canon.
EFI celebrated a milestone at last week's Printing United show in Las Vegas, announcing the 300th installation of a VUTEk® FabriVU® 340+ soft signage printer, to be used to meet surging demand for dye-sublimation soft signage graphics by Orbus, a leading North American Las Vegas printer. This marks the fourth FabriVU 340 purchased by Orbus.
Sydney's Lord Mayor Clover Moore has launched a review of new QMS Media street furniture being installed around the City of Sydney after complaints that advertising screens placed on footpaths were impacting pedestrian movement.
Industry groups LIA NSW and Visual Connections have announced an informal industry get together at the Sydney Rowing Club in Abbotsford next month.
Melbourne’s Action Labels & Nameplates, owned by Label Power, has been named a finalist in Digital Printer Awards (UK) for a label entry printed on an Epson SurePress L-6034VW inkjet press.
swissQprint said the second generation of its Karibu roll to roll printer, launched last week at the Printing United trade show, includes the latest print head technology for UV inks. Represented by Pozitive in Australia-New Zealand.
HP's new Latex 2700 Series of wide-format colour inkjet latex commercial printers includes white ink capabilities and fourth generation water-based Latex inks.
Hot on the heels of losing Inca Digital to Agfa, Fujifilm has signed a partnership deal with Spanish industrial large format industrial print manufacturer Barberán to develop a new single pass inkjet press capable of printing at remarkable speeds of up to 6,000 square metres per hour. The release date has been set for late 2023. Barberán installed one of its Jetmasters, at Abbe Corrugated, Melbourne, in 2016.
The striking, large-scale artwork which pays homage to traditional Indigenous navigation and land management practices is wrapped around scaffolding on the façade of the Woolworths building, in one of Sydney’s busiest intersections. It is the largest piece of Indigenous art to be displayed in this way in Australia.
Body of Work - a division of North Sydney design & print agency Armstrong - has won two wide format awards at this week’s Printing United Expo in Las Vegas for its "breathtaking" 3D wall mural project titled Explosive – printed on a Roland DG IU-1000F flatbed UV printer.
Sydney-based digital print business CDM Print is being wound up after 35 years and administrators Wexted Advisory are preparing a sale of assets. CDM (Corporate Document Management) was founded by notable industry stalwart and former GASAA President Mike 'Jonesy' Jones and is a major Fuji Xerox customer. Confusion surrounds the trading status of the company as there was 'plenty of work.'
Outdoor advertiser JCDecaux Australia has used data from its geospatial tool JCDecaux ORBIT to target Aussie Home Loan’s specific audience segment of mortgage refinancers as they move through their day.
Mimaki says its new 3-litre External Ink Supply Option for the Mimaki JFX600-2513 large-format flatbed UV Inkjet Printer will reduce downtime and boost productivity. Plus, a reminder that Mimaki's Global Innovation Days returns this week.
The latest version of MUTOH’s VerteLith 5.0 genuine RIP software includes new colour accuracy features such as colour replacement and spot colour fine-tuning, as well as intelligent nesting.
Digital print technology provider Electronics For Imaging (EFI) is showcasing its expansive portfolio of innovative display graphics solutions this week at PRINTING United Expo 2022 in the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Global large format printer market to reach USD$13.7bn by 2030. Growth in the popularity of dye-sublimation printing, a rise in the adoption of UV-curable inkjet printers, and an increase in use of large format printers in textile and advertising industries are driving the growth of the global large format printer market, according to new research.