Orafol Wideformat Mag Website Square GI Catalogue
Wilenco newGIF animated
 CGS newGIF animated
Screen L350Gif animated
 SE Lamidesk
Ricky Wide Format Online3
 
 
SUBSCRIBE TO OUR FREE WEEKLY NEWSLETTERS
Email:

MACtac and Celmac offer an accredited vehicle applicator course

After the popularity of the 2006 MACtac accredited vehicle applicator course Celmac in conjunction with MACtac are offering the course again in 2007. The course will be held in Melbourne and Sydney for 2 days respectively. Robin Boes from Europe will be holding the 2 day courses, imparting his expert knowledge on this very sought after industry skill. If you are interested don’t hesitate as numbers are strictly limited.

Celmac launch ink deal

Celmac have launched a special offer to the large format digital printing industry.

National Print Award winners

There were several winners at the prestigeous National Print Awards that should be of interest to the wide format sector, including the new category 'Art Reproduction'.

Fujifilm Sericol have announced the launch of the new Acuity HD 2504, due in Australia in mid year

The Acuity HD 2504 is a 48 x 96-in. flatbed that can accommodate substrates as thick as 1.89 in. and features a zoned vacuum table, which stays stationary as the heads move over it to print. An optional roll to roll module will be available in late 2007.  Fujifilm Sericol Australia advised www.wideformatonline.com that no decision had been reached as yet whether to bring the new Vybrant roll to roll solvent machines to Australia.

Celmac introduce the Flatrunner UV flatbed

Celmac will have on display at Printex their new Flatrunner, which they claim is generating a lot of interest due to its very competitve price and comparative specifications.

Gandi introduce their latest, the 3324 UV RTR

The Jeti 3324 UVRTR utilises 24 Spectra heads and utilises environmentally friendly UV curable inks to produce the fastest output of any UV roll to roll grand-format printer on the market today.

Digital textile printing driven by signage and now expanding into new areas

A new report by IT Strategies shows huge growth for textile printers. The report states, the digital printing of textiles has been going on since the mid 90s with electrostatic (e-stat) and inkjet printers, either by direct printing (in the case of inkjet) and via dye sublimation transfer (inkjet and e-stat). Today advances in inkjet printers, e.g., direct to fabric sublimation printers, combined with growth in textile applications such as soft signage and apparel are driving the market for digital textile printing.

NZ apprentice awards

New Zealand’s top apprentices were recognised as part of the recent New Zealand Sign and Display Awards ceremony in Invercargill.

“X-Board” hits the global flatbed print market

A new company and a new product will be on display at the upcoming Gold Coast and Sydney Visual Impact/Image Expos Sign Shows. The Gold Coast show is taking place at the Gold Coast Exhibition Centre from the 11th to the 12th of May whilst the Sydney show runs from 18th - 21st July at Darling Harbour.

Gradual & Callas Software workflow automation solutions

ColourProcess have been appointed as partners and Australian resellers of world-leading automation software from Callas Software and Gradual Software. PDF workflows can now automate tasks that until now have been manual and time consuming.

Hexis S.A. has launched KG10000, a new generation cast vinyl film for cutting plotters.

The product carries enhanced 50µm cast vinyl film with the proven solvent-based adhesive and 137g/m² Kraft liner also used in their high performance line. Because of its extreme flexibility and conformability this cast vinyl film is particularly recommended for long term applications on complex and compound curved surfaces and for vehicle full wraps. It features an outdoor durability of up to 10 years and is thus the ideal high end solution for difficult curved substrates and rivets and all substrates with long life cycles.