Car wraps and wallpaper provide new opportunities in wide-format printing

Printed wallpapers and car wraps could provide a huge new revenue stream for the wide format printing industry, one expert has claimed.

In a blog posted on whattheythink.com, printing expert Dan Marx explained that two individual markets could provide a wealth of new opportunities in the printing world: home decorating and vehicle manufacture.

Where cars are concerned, Marx cited the…

Media Expo Delhi attracts thousands

The Media Expo function in Delhi has been labelled as a huge success.

The print function, organised by MEX exhibitions, is thought to have attracted more than 16,000 visitors in its first two days, with many exhibitors reporting high levels of enquiries and bookings. In particular, wide-format print seemed to be high on the agenda for attendees.

Most of India's top printing companies…

HP's EPS level beat estimates, company confirms

Hewlett Packard announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2013 last Friday (24 May) and confirmed that its GAAP diluted EPS was higher than expected.

HP's EPS (earnings per share) stood at $0.55 (£0.36), well above the predicted level of $0.38 but down when compared with year-on-year levels from 2012. The company, which creates everything from wide-format printing solutions…

China Print opens today

The second-largest print industry trade fair in the world, China Print, opens its doors today (May 14th) to print professionals from across the globe.

Whattheythink.com reports that the fair, which takes place in Beijing, will feature innovations from many print manufacturers - potentially displaying new ideas in everything from wide-format printing to outdoor signage machinery.

Regular…

Epson wins Reader's Choice awards

Epson has received two prestigious accolades from readers of a wide-format printing magazine, prnewswire.com reports.

The global print giant has been honoured by readers - comprising print industry professionals - of 'Wide-Format Imaging', who were asked to vote for 'breakthrough products' in the Readers' Choice Top Product Awards.

They recognised Epson's SureColour S70670 64-inch model…

Canon, Epson and HP to exhibit at International Sign Expo

Epson, HP and Canon will be amongst the manufacturers showcasing their latest wares at the upcoming International Sign Expo. 

Taking place at Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay Convention Centre, from April 3rd - 6th, the Expo will showcase all the latest innovations the signage industry has to offer; from wide-format printing devices to soft signage solutions.

The newly-formed Canon-Oce partnership…

Canon and Oce Merge to Create New Unit

Dutch company Oce N.V. has been fully acquired by Canon, the digital behemoth has announced.

Wide-format printing becoming commonplace in the interior design world

Interior designers are increasingly adopting wide-format print within their work, as it helps them create a "unified look".

That's according to Dan Marx, the vice president of markets and technologies for the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association. He shared his thoughts on wide-format print's place in the world with whattheythink.com.

It's becoming specifically useful within…

Epson's SureColor range to appear at Focus on Imaging 2013

Epson will be exhibiting at this year's Focus on Imaging Show, due to take place at Birmingham's NEC in early March.

At its stand, it will place particular focus on the eight and ten-colour version of its wide-format printing model - the SureColor SC-S70600. Ephotozine.com confirmed that the model is the brand's first 64-inch version, also able to handle metallic and white inks at…

Large-format print market to grow over next three years

The 'Global Large Format Printer Market 2012-2016' report has confirmed that over the next three years, the market will grow by 4.12 per cent.

This will be the compound annual growth rate (CAGR), businesswire.com revealed and will take place in the period leading up to the year 2016. One of the main drivers behind this predicted growth is the ongoing demand from advertisers for high-quality…