French firm, Hexis S.A. has won the prize Best Wide Format Outdoor Media of the Year 2008 for their V3000/V3100 vinyl film for solvent inkjet printers.
Israel's Bordeaux Digital Printink Ltd., range of 3rd party inks are proving popular in Australia and New Zealand and they stand to gain even more market share from it's new line of optimal UV inks.
As of March 31st Jonny Rumney has joined the Celmac team in their NSW operation in the capacity of Application Specialist.
Friday, the 18th of April sees the start of the 2008 Visual Impact/Image Expo Gold Coast show. The show will run for two days and looks set to be a great show with all the major exhibitors putting their heart and soul into providing an interesting and valuable time for the delegates.
Danish company, Contex, has announced its next generation of professional wide format scanners. With its technological and stylistic enhancements, the product suite boasts even greater image quality and flexibility.
InfoTrends has released a comprehensive study of the Chinese wide format printing market.
Users of the Optimus 2020 MIS systems will gain unprecedented insight into their business performance with the launch at Drupa of the new Optimus 2020 Vision KPI module.
3M has announced the launch of its IJ380 Printable Film Solution, a development that it describes as the next generation of premium graphic films to overcome a well-known pain in the graphics industry: the problem of film lifting in deep corrugations and 3D structures.
Having just announced two new ValueJet printers, Mutoh had another surprise up their sleeve with the launch of the new Zephyr, a CMYK 64” (165 cm) professional UV inkjet printer for roll-to-roll printing.
Avery has launched their MPI 2003 EZ RS, a film for partial vehicle wraps which includes the Easy Apply adhesive system that allows for fast bubble and wrinkle free application.
Avery's local Graphics & Reflective Products Division has launched a new MPI 2601 Wall Graphic Vinyl that they say has been designed to maximise the appearance of walls.
At FESPA digital in Geneva the Aslan showed off some new films which they claimed no other manufacturer can offer.
Roland DG Corporation today introduced a powerful new version of its SOLJET PRO III XC-540 print/cutter featuring revolutionary new Roland Intelligent Pass Control technology and additional enhancements that deliver even higher levels of speed, print quality and versatility today announced a new revolutionary white Ink under the ECO-SOL MAX brand.
>The UK's Madico Graphic Films used FESPA Digital 2008 to launch its new, Contra Vision Digital XR; an environmentally friendly, digitally printable one-way vision glazing enhancement film.
>During FESPA Digital, HP announced an expanded portfolio of large-format printing technologies and solutions. >
>Kodak Graphic Communications Group has announced the appointment of Frontline Technologies NZ as their key distributor for Kodak’s range of pre-press equipment and workflow products for New Zealand effective April 1 2008. >
>Sawgrass Technologies has announced that it has released the next-generation SubliJet system for the Epson C120 that is geared for new users or current sublimators looking to upgrade from the Epson C88 system. >
>Mutoh has announced that it has added new models to its popular line of ValueJet Eco-Solvent Ultra roll-to-roll printers. Two new printers are now available, the ValueJet 1304 54” four colour printer and the ValueJet 1614 64” four colour printer. Both printers incorporate Mutoh’s award-winning Intelligent Interweaving print technology. >
> Fujifilm Sericol Australia Pty Limited announces they are now a distributor for Mutoh’s range of digital textile inkjet printers in Australia. Fujifilm Sericol Australia’s Digital Business Manager Robert Wilson states “The introduction of the Mutoh range of Digital Textile printers compliments the recent addition of J-Teck ink and Coldenhove paper to our product range and enables us to offer a complete solution for digital textile printers. >
>The Category winners joined FESPA and HP, the exclusive sponsor of the Awards, at a VIP dinner event at Geneva’s prestigious Villa Sarasin on the eve of the FESPA Digital Printing Europe 2008 exhibition, where they received their Award certificates from representatives of the two organisations, and met some of the Awards jurors. >
>The exhibition season is now in full swing, with ISA in the USA closing after record levels of delegates thronged the aisles and now FESPA in Geneva opens with 40% additional expo space compared to the inaugural event in Amsterdam. >