Kiwi visitors have enjoyed warm temperatures at Visual Impact Sydney, which enters its final day today with most major suppliers of the sign and display industry under the one roof at Olympic Park.

With plenty of technolgy, materials, applications, and solutions on display, vistors have been spoiled for choice.

Major brands include HP, Epson, Mutoh, Mimaki, Océ, Fuji Xerox, Esko, and Zund to name but a few. Océ took out the best stand award, highlighting tactile printing. All of the vendors report steady trafiic through the show and interest in their solutions with HP making a sale of its R2000 rigid Latex printer.

Celebrating a decade of Latex printing, HP has placed its R1000 and R2000 printers opn display. Jeremy Brew, HP applications specialist, says, “Since we started with Latex tehnology. customers have asked HP to come up with a rigid solution. We have it now and it was certainly worth the wait.”

Dale Hawkins, senior marketing manager from Océ Australia, says,“All our initiatives form part of our quest to help our customers build more flexible, more profitable businesses which put more money in their pockets.”

The show has run a series of successful seminars and breakfast sessions including Kellie Northwood from TSA; Brendon Cook, chief executive of oOh! Media; and James Scotland of AI Group. Last night, the ASGA held its annual awards.

New Zealand Printer will feature in-depth coverage of the show in its upcoming issue

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