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“Don't do anything dangerous and don't be afraid to reach out to people for help,” national print association PrintNZ told its members, as the worst storm to hit New Zealand this century caused widespread damage across the North Island. At least four people have died, hundreds have been rescued from rooftops and more than 10,000 are displaced.
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Fast-growing Regional Victoria-based Out of Home (OOH) advertiser Gawk Outdoor has become the 50th member of the Outdoor Media Association (OMA), which now represents close to 100 per cent of the OOH industry in Australia.
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Epson Australia’s theme for this year’s Visual Impact show in Sydney will be “Say Yes to Success,” as the company showcases its range of latest print technologies with an increased focus on sustainability.
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Orafol Australia is hiring! No fewer than 9 jobs have been listed, in all states of Australia and various roles. With double-digit growth rate for the company in 2022, the team needs expanding and it's a great company to work with - you'll even get an extra day off on your birthday!
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Metamark, distributed by Ball & Doggett and subsidiary Conect Enterprises, and Erebus Motorsport have announced the renewal of their sponsorship partnership. The companies have come together again to support each other's missions and to drive growth in their respective industries, using elaborately wrapped Supercars at high-visibility motorsports events.
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Trade Signage & Display printer Sydney Print Media (SPM) has installed an HP R2000 flatbed/roll Latex printer at its South Granville premises - its third HP Latex printer. Owned by Karl Sun, SPM is a trade supplier with a vast array of print and finishing technologies including Inca Digital, swissQprint and HP Latex, plus a batallion of finishing devices including Zund, Summa, Aristo Multicam and iEcho
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Following on from the re-listing of Print industry job outcomes for the Government Apprenticeship Priority List, submissions from all stakeholders are invited. The re-listing included only 2 ANZSCO 'Job Outcomes' - Print Finisher and Screen Printer: clearly unsatisfactory when the scope of employment in the Printing & Graphic Arts industries is understood. Signage was missed off altogether. Make a difference! Submit your recommendations by March 1st.
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The Australian Sign & Graphics Association (ASGA) has teamed up with one of Australia’s top business coaches for an online workshop next month titled ‘Building a high-performing signage business in 2023.’
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Ad technology start-up Lumos is rolling out its Car Top network across Sydney and Melbourne, offering ‘a programmatic and mobile solution for advertisers and brands to reach their target audience.’
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Ai Group’s new Australian Industry Index fell 10.5 points to -11.6 points in December/January 2023, "indicating an acceleration of contraction in the industries covered by the index."
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Printed textiles supplier Materialised says its new swissQprint Karibu printer from Pozitive has eliminated a problem with consistent colour reproduction between samples and orders. "The capacity is just out of this world," says Materialised CEO Belinda Price.
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Ricoh’s latest production workflow technology, TotalFlow Producer - developed to solve workflow challenges around print job intake and preparation - will be showcased at the Hunkeler Innovationdays 2023 event from February 27-March 2 in Lucerne, Switzerland.
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Two new Epson PrecisionCore printheads being launched in April support a broader range of industrial and digital printing environments, for applications including marking/coding, signage and printed electronics.
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A lawsuit filed in a New York state court by former Xerox executive Robert Zapfel alleges he was strategically forced out of the company by activist investor Carl Icahn, who now owns 19% of the company.
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Where else can you see and examine the latest from big names such as Roland, HP, Mimaki, Mutoh, Epson, SwissQ, Starleaton, Multicam, Alfex, Spandex, Celmac, Ball & Doggett, Spicers, Smartech, Trotec, Elizabeth Machines, Europoles, PHE, Aeronaut, SAS & more - all under one roof? Don't miss Visual Impact 2023 at Sydney's Homebush fairground, May 3rd-5th - register for free tickets now!
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There is no doubt that the Reserve Bank's multiple interest rake hikes are having a severe impact on ordinary Australian families and small businesses. The ABC this week aired an interview with the Rev. Bill Crews of the Bill Crews Foundation, highlighting the soaring demand for food and shelter form an increasing number of families and young people under intense financial stress. The AiG has responded to the latest RBA rate increase.
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When you combine a Professor of Additive Manufacturing with a Mimaki full-colour 3DUJ-553 3D printer and a love of guitars what do you get? Answer- Fireworks! Swedish Olaf Diegel, now Prof of additive manufacturing at Uni of Auckland has re-imagined the iconic Fender Telecaster to create a fire-breathing LED-festooned masterpiece. Jimi Hendrix would have loved it - and saved the lighter fuel.
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With a week to go and over 80 tickets sold so far, there’s still time to buy tickets for the FESPA Australia Annual BBQ in Melbourne on Wednesday, 15 February. FESPA also released details about its Sydney Social event set for 15 March.
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Color Concepts, a leading software developer for the large format inkjet printing industry, has changed its name to ColorBase and announced plans to help reduce an estimated $90 billion of global print waste. The company maintains a huge database of printers, RIPs, ICC profiles & materials.
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Ricoh’s sales in the first nine months of the fiscal year rose by 19.8% to ¥1,528.6 billion ($A16.75bn) and gross profit increased by 16.7% pcp to ¥538.8 billion ($A5.9bn). The company’s Graphic Communications business, which includes Commercial and Industrial Printing, recorded a sales increase of 25% (9.8% excluding foreign currency exchange fluctuations).
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Roland DG Australia announced the first round of 2023 dates for its popular Roland Academy Online Training courses. Places are limited to eight people per class.
- IVE rebrands AFI Branding & Active Display as Brand Activations
- ASGA webinar on Channel Letter Bending
- Fujifilm expands Its RxD inkjet colour range
- Kyocera reports record sales revenue
- Strong quarter for Epson despite fall in print profit
- Liquidator appointed at Bespoke Signs
- Women in Print 2023 Breakfast Series set for May
- Cautious welcome to updated Gov. Apprenticeship Priority List
- Mimaki's flexible inks make UV car wraps real
- CPH releases 9th 'Big Blue Book' for Sign & Display
- Many sign companies damaged in 'devastating' floods: NZSDA
- Was Maryvale paper business heading south before the Possum Paradox?
- OMA launches $3m healthy eating campaign as school year begins
- NZ printers facing long clean-up after record flooding
- Canon total income up 13% to ¥244bn as print profit falls
- Kingman Visual upgrades cybersecurity lab at Curtin Uni
- Out of Home revenue hits $1 billion
- Minuteman named top print franchise for 20th straight year
- AiG's wish-list for upcoming May budget submitted
- Orafol & KPMF News - new wrap colours & reflectives help waste disposal