Author - Phil Trumble


    The award - organised by the German leading company specialised in industrial printing of film products in sectors such as pharmaceutical, logistics, electronics and automotive - is given to the supplier who has stood out for quality, logistics, service and cost. This important award was presented during a ceremony held last April at the Spanish headquarters of Ritrama, near Barcelona. In the presence of the technical team, the sales team, the general manager of Ritrama Spain, José Luis Cester, quoted: [...]

Ritrama ready for take off! Destination: FESPA Berlin 2018.

Ritrama will attend the next edition of FESPA GLOBAL PRINT EXPO 2018, taking place in Berlin from 15 to 18 May - hall 6.2, booth D30. During the four days in Berlin, Ritrama will accompany you for a short trip around the world of visual communication with many new products dedicated to large format digital printing, flying over the field of decoration for domestic and commercial environments, to land on the island of materials dedicated to the decoration and customization [...]

Nyala stays the European market leader

Nyala stays the European market leader The swissQprint Nyala large format printer is Europe's best-selling printer in its class for the third time in a row, with the new LED model now having replaced its predecessor. According to the Geneva-based market research institute Infosource, last year the swissQprint Nyala was Europe's best-selling printer model in its class: UV flatbed/hybrid printers >60" (152.4 cm) wide in the EUR 130,000 – 500,000 price segment, compared to all brands surveyed in 2017. This means [...]

Pozitive announced as Exclusive Summa F Series Distributor

Sydney, March 5th 2018 – Pozitive sign & graphic supplies, a leading supplier of machinery and consumables for the print, sign and display industries, is pleased to announce they have been appointed as the exclusive Australian dealer of the state-of-the-art the F Series range of flatbed cutting tables from Summa. “At Summa, we believe in the values of reliability, high-quality solutions & impeccable customer service,” says Wim Maes, Chief Commercial Officer – Executive Director. “We want these values to reflect [...]

Pozitive Appointed as a Mimaki Sales & Service Dealer

Mimaki Australia is pleased to announce that Pozitive has been appointed as a sales and service dealer for NSW/ACT. “It is a pleasure to welcome Pozitive to the Mimaki family” said Brad Creighton, Marketing Manager of Mimaki Australia. “With our wide product range we were looking to bolster our dealer network and the proven sales record and technical expertise of Pozitive made them an ideal fit for us.” “Mimaki has an enviable product range” said Philip Trumble, Managing Director of Pozitive. [...]

And the Winners are!!

Western Sydney Wanderers vs Arsenal Competition And the winners are....... drum roll please...... John Woolrych from ColourChiefs, Kevin Brettell from Paramount Safety and Andy Fryer from Easy Signs!!! Congrats to the winners and to everyone that registered - a special thankyou gift will be on the way!

swissQprint Quick Tip – Protect your print heads

Protect your print heads - Avoid stray light If several thick panels are sitting on the print table and there are large gaps in between them you need to take precaution. In situations like this, the print heads are prone to UV reflection and may be damaged. There are simple precautions you can take: Masking Proper masking around the substrate is essential. Make sure the masking material is as thick as the substrate. Stray light protection kit We recommend using our optional stray light protection kit for the [...]

Unifol Appoints Pozitive

Pozitive has continued to expand their relationships with key European suppliers. In a major coup, Pozitive has joined forces with Unifol, one of the largest suppliers of adhesive products to the Signage printing industry. Unifol offers a series of products from monomeric & polymeric vinyls, car wrapping vinyls, glass etch films, stone guard and much more. The Turkish based company has years of experience with a focus on quality and on-going innovation. “We are very excited to be working with a [...]

Seamless resumption of printing after a crash

A new software feature from swissQprint helps customers to avoid rejects and rework. After a crash, the output software resumes operations at the exact same point on the printing pass and without leaving any tell-tale traces. The moving print head carriage of a swissQprint UV printer immediately halts should it come into contact with a person or object. The system also stops instantly if there is a danger of the print head grazing the substrate, typically where there are undulations or [...]

25 Years a Major Milestone for Pozitive

Since 1992, Pozitive have established themselves as a one-stop-solution for sign and graphics printers and consumables. 2017 marks Pozitive’s 25th year in business. This is a major milestone in a fast-moving industry that has seen numerous changes especially the impact of technology. “Our industry has seen so many changes and to look back now and reflect on our progress, is unbelievable. We are extremely proud of this achievement and milestone” said Philip Trumble, Managing Director of Pozitive. Phil was the first [...]

swissQprint now present in Germany

Last autumn's announcement by swissQprint has become fact: a new German subsidiary began operations on 1 April 2017 and from now on will be distributing and servicing the Swiss large format printers in Germany. The place of business is in Kerpen, near Cologne. swissQprint has a subsidiary in Germany as of 1 April 2017. A 12-member team under the management of Wolfgang Tropartz has taken over all activities related to swissQprint from the former distributor Sihl Direct, who decided last [...]

Pozitive appointed as Kiian digital’s exclusive distributor for the Australian market

Today Kiian Digital, the preferred partner for those seeking consistent quality and reliability in digital textile printing, announced that Pozitive has been appointed as their exclusive distributor for the Australian market. “This partnership is an important part of our business strategy aimed at building a global network of high-quality distributors with deep industry expertise to better serve our customers” said Alessandra Borghi, Kiian Digital Sales Director. “We are pleased to be represented by Pozitive who have a focus on [...]

swissQprint 4×4 is here!

4×4 models set a high bar Run at production speed and deliver quality work. Two new swissQprint models do exactly that, combining speed with print density in a unique way. Finished media have a powerful appearance with convincing fine detail. This makes 4×4 the solution for backlit applications, POS/POP items, displays and banners. Produced at high quality, in large quantities and with fast turnaround. 4×4 is available based on the Impala 2 and Nyala 2.

swissQprint Tips & Tricks – Droptix Lenses

Have you experienced this situation? You are happily printing away droptix lenses and the varnish spreads before it is cured!! The result: poor lenses and a bad temper. There is a simple but effective trick: Clean the substrate with isopropyl alcohol before you print. You will be astonished what a difference it makes. PS: Cleaning substrates is also a key factor with a great deal of conventional prints.

Holiday Shut Down – Procedure for Protecting Your Investment

Many of our clients have asked us what they need to do in order to ensure their machines are ready to print when they come back to work in January. Please find guidelines below. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact our Service team for specific instructions on 02 9648 5588 or Complete all the maintenance points for daily, weekly and monthly as laid out in the Maintenance Schedule document. Then: 1. Ensure the purge [...]