Sign & Display

Paul Coniglio has sold out of wide format outfit Print X One to Rob and Chris Grosso, less than a year after he bought the business from the Motor One group, who had acquired it from founder Stephen Lane three years earlier.

In its biggest wide format investment to date, trade house Avon Graphics is installing Australia’s first Durst P5 350 HS system, significantly boosting its production power.

The outdoor media industry is moving toward carbon neutrality in 2022, with the industry set to calculate the carbon output of outdoor campaigns, in order to give advertisers the chance to offset their spend.

In what it says is a blueprint for wide format printing Fujifilm has developed the Acuity Prime, a new wide format UV flatbed platform for the workhorse market, and which has Fujifilm dedicated inks.

Epson SureColor printers took out three Printing United Alliance 2021 Pinnacle Product Awards, with the SureColor F-Series dye-sublimation printer line receiving the award for the seventh consecutive year.

Stick on Signs is bringing the Dimense wide format embossing and printing technology into Australia, with the company saying it offers printers the opportunity to cash in on the personalised home and business decor boom.

The thrice postponed Fespa Global that has just taken place in Amsterdam attracted 7,850 visitors, down by two thirds on the 2019 event, as Covid restrictions kept printers from outside Europe to a minimum.

It's fair to say Epson, which pioneered digital wide format print quality 25 years ago, has one of the most comprehensive ranges of production printers available, with several new models now on the market.

Signarama Tuggerah has completed installation of the Hewlett Packard Latex 800 W, becoming the first company to do so in NSW. The company says its environmental credentials align with its own sustainability drive.

Durst has launched its new 600sqm an hour wide format print system, the P5 350HS, which includes high speed, full automation, enhanced software, a complete workflow solution, and a full ink portfolio.

In the ever-evolving world of vehicle wraps and signage printing, Steve Lambourn, director and owner of SS Signs, Brisbane, believes it is the cutting-edge technology that keeps him ahead of the competition.

At the fourth time of asking, the Covid-delayed global wide format show Fespa has opened its doors, with the rescheduled, relocated, event taking place this week in Amsterdam.

The Covid-battered outdoor media sector saw an increase of 50.5 per cent on revenue in Q3, and says it is poised for a strong rebound as lockdowns end in Sydney and Melbourne, but print's share is slipping.

With Aussie and Kiwi printers unable to travel to Europe, the thrice postponed Fespa Global wide format show now underway in Amsterdam is running a live streamed channel direct from the expo.

CV Media & Signage, Cactus Imaging and Image Box won gold in the Asga and Fespa HP Awards For Excellence, at one of the first in-person events of the year, which was also presented on Zoom.


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Roland DG Australia, a leading manufacturer of wide format inkjet printers and 3D devices, has relocated its warehouse to a self-managed site in Belrose, which it says will create greater efficiencies.