Wide Format

Among the many emerging applications for wide format printing is packaging. In the latest issue of Australia's informed trade magazine Print21 Sonja Angerer looks at why, and says environmental factors are driving the move.

Wide format print businesses have an important consideration beyond putting ink on substrate – how best to turn that into a cut and finished product. Print21 looks at the variety of automated cutting tables designed to do the job.

Nessan Cleary looks at the ways wide format print service providers can optimise their offerings to the market.

When it needed to find a new solution for fast, accurate double-sided poster printing, Sydney-based wide-format printer Allprint turned to Starleaton and EFI – and found exactly what it was looking for, down to less than a millimetre.

With a 40-year career in the outdoor industry, the last 30 as CEO of oOh! Media, Brendon Cook knows more about out-of-home than almost anyone. Print21 editor Wayne Robinson asked him whether print has a future in the $1bn and growing sector.

The PVCA says print business owners need to have the status of their permanent and casual staff completely crystal clear, to avoid any future problems with Labor's so-called double-dipping proposal which was foiled in the Senate this week.

The independent, family-owned Starleaton is an ethics-focused business that embeds the principles of fair dealing into its operations. Patrick Howard reports in the latest issue of Print21 magazine.

Party night at Fespa hosted by Print21, with the Australian and New Zealand print contingent enjoying steins at the legendary Hofbrauhaus, courtesy of event sponsors Visual Connections and Starleaton.

It was old friends meet new at the SGIAA’s Fespa reception, held at the global wide-format mega-show in Munich.

The world’s big wide format show Fespa gave printers the opportunity to check out new markets. Print21 editor Wayne Robinson reports directly from the show.

With a range of companies all taking a stab at being the sharpest knife in the drawer, it can be hard to carve through the hype to make the right choice.

Wide format printing represents the best opportunity for new revenue streams for many print businesses. Next month sees the the world’s premier trade show Fespa Global open its doors, and many ANZ print businesses will be making the trek to Munich.

The great and the good of Sydney’s wide format industry gathered at Cactus Imaging for an in-depth presentation on the company, and a viewing of Australia’s first Fujifilm Acuity Ultra in action.

The biggest wide format expo in the world takes place next month. Print21 takes a look at reasons to make the trip to Munich, and highlights some of the new technology on show over the next pages.

Grand format roll-to-roll printing solutions are now able to offer both quality and speed for those printers looking for high volume.