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Mimaki has expanded its textile portfolio with the TxF150-75, announced in Amsterdam on 22nd February at the company's Global Innovation Days. The new DTF printer is designed for high quality, customisable textile applications.
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Avi Efrat, owner of Fantastic Framing - who uses Epson printers for Art and Photo reproductions and has 10 stores across NSW, Victoria, Queensland and Western Australia - has given all 45 staff members a 20% pay rise to help with rising costs of living.
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Avery Dennison has added new solvent-free iA Tec adhesive – which features improvements on conventional emulsion adhesives - to its 777 Cast Film and MACal 9300 Pro products. “In the near future, we will also be offering the new adhesive in a wider range of products.”
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EV-charging Outdoor Media Association (OMA) member JOLT has signed a new partnership with the NSW government to build a network of free Electric Vehicle charging stations, which include outdoor ads, across the Greater Sydney area. JOLT has a similar agreement with the City of Knox in Melbourne and has also launched an EV charging trial with the South Australian government.
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The Australian Sign & Graphics Association (ASGA) held its hybrid 2023 AGM and a Special General Meeting last week in Perth, updating its constitution and voting in Lisa Michalanney of Signageworld in Adelaide as the new South Australian Chair.
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Flint Group has appointed current research & development VP Robert Welford as the new president of its digital division, Xeikon.
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Learn all the necessary skills and techniques in Orafol's one-to-one, practical, station-based training settings. These courses are recognised by employers and add to the overall quality of the growing wrap application sector.
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A reminder to register for next week's ASGA’s Channel Letter Bending webinar on Tuesday 28 February at 2pm AEDT, which will focus on increasing profitability by reducing sign fabrication lead times.
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After a successful inaugural event in 2022, FESPA Australia’s Sydney Social returns to the Sydney Rowing Club next month. Spaces are limited so the organisers recommend booking now.
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Industry veteran Ashley Playford-Browne has joined Currie Group as business development manager for Sign & Display products in NSW and Queensland. He’s previously worked for companies including Durst Oceania, Kornit Digital and Fujifilm Australia.
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Kwik Kopy Australia CEO Sonia Swabsky has offered complimentary printing of some WorldPride roller derby flyers after the job was first turned away by a Kwik Kopy franchisee who said it went against his Christian faith.
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Outdoor advertising leader oOh!media recorded an 18% increase in revenue to $592m for 2022 as the company continued its strong post-pandemic recovery. Net profit of $56.2m was up by 343% compared to 2021. Net profit after tax of $31.5 million compared to a loss of $10.3 million in the prior year.
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Calling all wrap artists...Metamark with Ball & Doggett invite you to enter your finest wrap work - any kind of wrap not just cars - and be acclaimed Australia's best wrapper. The winner and a partner will travel to FESPA in may as a guest of Metamark, stay 4 nights and pocket $1,000 in spending money.
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Digital textile printing champion Kornit Digital, listed on the US NASDAQ exchange, is now the subject of a shareholder class action, with several US law firms vying to become 'lead plaintiff.' Over the past year, Kornit stock has declined by 65% and the class action claims that the company did not disclose issues with quality, forcing even a major shareholder to purchase 'competitive' equipment. Amazon.com is also a shareholder in Kornit Digital, and yet runs some of the Austrian Aeoon DTG machines.
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The Outdoor Media Association’s webcast on March 1 will launch a set of tools that make it easier to plan and buy Out of Home advertising. Guest speaker will be MOVE 2.0 lead Grant Guesdon.
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Digital textile print technology manufacturer Kornit Digital said 'continued supply chain turmoil' in the textile industry contributed to a Q4 loss of $35.4m and a full year 2022 GAAP net loss of $79.1m.
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Hunkeler’s popular Innovation days will return to Lucerne, Switzerland, from 27th February to March 2nd and once again, SCREEN is a leading supporter.
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The Outdoor Media Association (OMA) has appointed 'data-driven' Elizabeth McIntyre as its new CEO, replacing outgoing chief executive Charmaine Moldrich, who’s held the position for 13 years.
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“Opal has made the final decision to stop the manufacturing of white pulp and paper at the Maryvale Mill,” said Opal Australia in a supply update on Wednesday morning, 15th February 2023. “Opal will now strengthen its core strategy as an integrated manufacturer of cardboard fibre packaging.” An estimated 200-300 jobs could be lost at the mill, the producer of Reflex print & copy paper.
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As Australia prepares for the start of Sydney WorldPride 2023 this week, outdoor media company QMS is helping a large collection of brands celebrate one of the biggest events in Australia this year.
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Following on from last year’s successful round of golf days, Australian Sign & Graphics (ASGA) will hold the first of its 2023 golf days in New South Wales on 30 March at Ryde-Parramatta Golf Club.
- “Very stressful time”: PrintNZ supports cyclone victims
- OMA welcomes Gawk Outdoor, its 50th member
- Epson says 'Yes to Success' at Visual Impact 2023
- Nine jobs listed at Orafol Australia - all states
- Metamark/ Ball&Doggett renews Erebus Motorsport Supercars sponsorship
- Sydney Print Media installs 3rd HP Latex from Celmac
- LIA and ASGA say March 1st is deadline for submissions on Print job classifications
- Building a high performing signage business: ASGA workshop
- Lumos launches large format DOOH Car Top ads
- Australian industry contracts for 9th straight month: Ai Group
- Materialised solves colour issues with swissQprint Karibu
- Ricoh to unveil print on demand app at Hunkeler
- New Epson inkjet printheads support solvent inks
- Former Xerox exec’s $15m lawsuit over ‘Icahn strategy’
- Registration opens for May's Visual Impact Expo - stands filling fast
- AiG comments on 'sobering' RBA interest rate increase
- Mimaki 3D colour printed guitar rocks at Auckland Uni!
- Reminder - Tickets still available for FESPA BBQ in Melbourne
- Color Concepts rebrands as ColorBase, aims to reduce ‘$90bn in print waste’
- Ricoh profit jumps 16% on sales growth