Fuji Xerox says its Asia Pacific operations will change to the Fujifilm brand from April 2021, with the Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd. corporate name to become Fujifilm Business Innovation Corp. The company says it will provide services and maintenances including managed print services 'in full performance' of current customer agreements.
Summa GoSign is a new software update for Summa's GoSuite platform and designed to get the most out of Summa roll cutters by providing greater flexibility. (video)
Global Graphics Software has licensed its Harlequin RIP to Mimaki Engineering to create the new RIP software RasterLink7 available with Mimaki printers worldwide from December 2020.
Konica Minolta and Diverseco are hosting ‘Autonomous mobile robots challenging the way we work’, a live webinar on Thursday that will look at how mobile robots are transforming the warehouse and logistics industry.
Well-known print industry identity, Paul Coniglio, has been appointed General Manager of PrintX, the Mt Waverly, Vic. headquartered provider of high-end signage, POS, mesh and soft signage. He will start by re-vamping PrintX's service offering to trade print customers across Australia.
Australian manufacturing output expanded in October and with restrictions in Victoria being lifted there are very good prospects of further strength in the closing months of 2020, according to employers' association the Australian Industry Group (Ai). The food and beverages sector led the way with strong contributions from machinery and equipment manufacturers and growth in textiles, clothing, footwear, paper & printing.
In its first three days, more than 6,600 attendees from 4,700 companies in 97 countries logged over 30,000 page views at the Printing United Digital Experience. This week’s line-up includes updates in Graphics/Wide-format for Finishing and Workflow from Agfa, Canon, Epson, Fujifilm, HP and Roland DGA.
Australia’s two-time King of the Wrap World Nick Caminiti of Exotic Grafix in Melbourne will join wrap experts from around the world in this month’s ‘The Wrap Experience – Virtual’ presented by the US-based International Sign Association (ISA). The online experience is FREE for attendees from across the globe, with networking, education and demonstrations.
Ricoh has introduced the Ricoh Pro TF6251 hybrid flatbed UV printer and says print service providers will benefit from its highly flexible print production on roll fed media.
All Australian and New Zealanders have done it tough these past few months but none more than the state of Victoria. It's great to see their economy re-booting again. To every sign shop and sign industry supplier and printers in general, all the best for a rapid recovery. Good luck on the Cup too!
Screen and finishing manufacturer Horizon have agreed to collaborate on the development of a solution that utilises Artificial Intelligence (AI) to enhance Horizon’s ‘Smart Factory.’ The two companies aim to release the service in January 2022.
Fuji Xerox Australia to fight ACCC allegations of unfair contracts - hires top 'reputation management' firm
Fuji Xerox Australia says it’s disappointed the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has filed legal action alleging the printing company's contracts contain unfair contract terms and will fight the case in Federal Court.
“If 2020 taught us anything it’s the value of being able to get together to celebrate – and we can’t wait to see you in person at the annual ASGA & FESPA Australia HP Awards for Excellence,” says ASGA.
The digital platform drupa preview opened on October 27 with over 1,400 exhibitors from 50 countries presenting latest products and taking part in panel discussions, live web sessions and video keynote speeches. The digital format provided a preview of the next live drupa event scheduled for April 20-28 in Düsseldorf.
Global Graphics Software has licensed the Harlequin Host Renderer to MUTOH, the Japanese manufacturer of wide format inkjet printers and sign cutting plotters, in a contract spread over multiple years. The agreement includes licensing Global Graphics’ new Opal Advanced Inkjet Screens to provide high-quality half-tone screening specially developed for inkjet printing.
The three-week free online Printing United Digital Experience kicked off this week with a look at the latest in graphics and wide format technology from manufacturers including HP, Agfa, Canon, Durst, Epson, Fujifilm and Roland DG. Tim Greene of industry researcher IDC presented a session about wide format growth markets which is now available to watch.
RIP specialist Caldera , available from several Australian resellers including Pozitive and Kissel + Wolf, has announced that Caldera Version 14 will be launched in October, bringing a range of new features and enhancements to its award-winning print management and workflow software. The benefits to users will include increased production capacity, decreased downtime, significant time savings, enhanced automation and even better print quality.
Gerber Technology says it’s revolutionizing the flexible materials processing industry with the launch of its end-to-end solution for mass production, which will be unveiled at ideation, the company’s annual technology conference on November 4-6.
French manufacturer Hexis Group has launched THE200EVO, a premium printable polymeric PVC film with the company’s patented TAKE HEAT EASY technology that’s ideal for large format surfaces. Hexis also introduced the V850B laminate with a thickness of 50 μm.
Konica Minolta Australia has released its first Modern Slavery Statement, setting out actions it’s taken to address modern slavery risks in its business and supply chain, including the goods and services it sells such as KM manufactured products and third party products including 3D printers and wide format printers.