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20th August 2012
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This week's survey
How do you think the machinery asset value of your business compares with other trades such as electricians or plumbers?


(These survey questions are sent in by our readers. Please spend a minute to give your answer to this week's survey as one or possibly more of your industry peers thinks this question is important and wishes to see your point of view as well as others in the industry.)

Last week's survey
With more and more 3rd party ink suppliers coming into our market, one can only assume the market is growing for them - do you use 3rd party inks?

  • No none - scared that the original mnfrs threat of nozzle clogs and fadebility will be true
  • Once and never again!
  • I used to use them in a bulk ink system. I've gone back to Roland inks with my new machines because my new supplier has come very close to matching the original price I was paying for the oem inks. Not all 3rd party inks are good though, I'd certainly hestitate to buy too cheap. You do get what you pay for. Ink is a very small component in the overall scheme of things so to use a cheap ink that destroys heads quicker is false economy. We need a 'standard' in the industry but that will never happen so I guess it is buyer beware.... again.
  • Yes we use 3rd party inks with great success and serious savings. Obviously don't use any of the asian manufactured ink as this is just not good enough quality. Only aftermarket ink to use is UK manufactured stuff.
  • No I dont. The only time I ever tried it, my staff complained about the difficulty with colour but that was a lot of years ago.
  • Yes we do, but we chose who we bought our inks from very carefully, and only after the warranty ran out on the printer. We've had minor issues, but overall has been worth the switch.
  • YES I have used them in the past and I found them fine. The only reason there is a growing market for them is because the suppliers of the machines - MIMAKI, ROLAND etc etc all charge outragous prices for brand ink and stipulate that the machine waranties are void if you do not use there ink.....Funny how nothing happens to the machines once the waranty runs out and you switch to a 3rd party ink... The savings can be enormous. Maybe the suppliers and manufactureres need to have a good look at why alot of us change. It's not rocket science!
  • Yes we do. Much cheaper and in most cases better colour and coverage.
  • No,we do not want to risk warranty issues if we would use 3 party inks.
  • The amount of work that you get from the OEM inks I find the pricing quite economical and would not bother with 3rd party inks. However over the last few years the generic inks have improved and certainly I can understand companies using them as there are savings to be had providing they dont cause problems with substrates and machine maintenance.
  • Yes I find the original no better and My imported ink IS BETTER and a fraction of the price. The longevity has been proved by me NOT a story from a supplier.
  • They vary greatly if your supplier does not cover the heads in writing and can do maintenance to support their products the saving is not worth it.There is a growth in third party inks and it is growing daily I recieve 3 calls a day about our products we support it and we do not sell to everybody as some people will not save enough to make the change worth while.Be careful as the lure of cheaper inks is not all it seems and you will have to do extra maintenance if you do a lot of printing.Savings of 30% to 40% are available.But choose a good supplier and you will be fine.The main reason for third party ink growth is the major suppliers of equipment and service and OEM inks are over charging and are over priced and this is the only area you can cut costs as materials are competive and there is a lot of choices.
  • Yes definately but anyone thinking about doing the switch should not be guided by the cheapest. There are are really some good inks out there from reputable manufacturers. If you go for the cheap Asian inks you are heading for a disaster. If you are going to bugger up ytour warranty, then think twice.
  • No we don't even though our machine is out of warranty still a bit shy of how good it matches roland inks colour matching but cost wise even the ink part of a average job the cost saving is quite small(not much for piece of mind)
  • We have been running 3rd party inks through the bulk ink systems of our various solvent machines for some years as a way of controlling our ink costs. Using OEM inks, particularly when supplied in cartridge form, proved an overly expensive and wasteful excercise, with up to 30% of the ink remaining within the cartridges and not able to be drawn into the heads. However, a word of caution, be very careful of the claims made by 3rd parties. It took some testing before we datisfied ourselves that the inks from our currently supplier would not clog up and damage our heads. We also run a UV flatbed and will be investigating 3rd party inks for this machine also, assuming that our ink costs will substantially reduce from our current OEM supply.
  • Yes we use them if and when they are available. Our Roland and HPZ6100 both run on 3rd party Inks and we have no trouble with them. In fact the colours are brighter and better than Original Inks. If we could get 3rd party inks for our HP Scitex and Latex machines, we'd change over tomorrow! Original Inks are far too expensive!!
  • No. Too unreliable - costly if the machine is under warranty and something goes wrong. Most 3rd party suppliers do not want to know if something does go wrong and it is always your fault, never the product.
  • Yes we do and we are using 3rd party in for more than 6 years now. their inks are getting better and better everyday and cheaper as well.
  • No. Why throw away your warranty over a few dollars
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(SA, Adelaide) SEIKO 100s solvent printer 2500mm. Used daily, perfectly maintained, still prints like new. Includes full width Seiko I.R. dryer. All heads and all nozzles firing perfectly. Complete new docking station assembly.
$11,900 plus gst. Ph Nick 08 8231 4455 ripdigital@adam.com.au

(NSW, Canterbury)2010 Seiko H-104s Printer, 2.5m.
Suitable for rebuild, parts or refit. Removable Mesh Kit. Software supplied. Surplus to requirements. Offers. 0418617488.
(Posted 16th August 2012)

(QLD, Windsor) Neolt Vertical
Foam Board Trim Plus 160.
Substrate trimmer on stand. Great condition, very light use (a few scratches). $1500 + GST ono. Windsor Qld. John 07-3866-9600.
(Posted 16th August 2012)

(QLD, Windsor) Oce TDS600 Plan Printer.
Good condition, under maintenance contract with Oce. $7000 + GST ono. Windsor Qld. John 07-3866-9600.
(Posted 16th August 2012)

(QLD, Windsor) Titan 165 Hot/Cold Laminator. 1600MM wide, capable of mounting upto 15mm thick substrate. Great condition. $5000 + GST ono. Includes Roll of Mounting Film. Windsor Qld. John 07-3866-9600.
(Posted 16th August 2012)

(QLD, Windsor) Oce CS4142S Full Colour Scanner - 42 inch wide & capable of 9600DPI Scans. VERY light use. great condition. $5000 + GST ono. Includes calibration chart. Windsor Qld. John 07-3866-9600
(Posted 16th August 2012)

(QLD, Windsor) Canon ImagePROGRAF IPFW8400 44 inch (1117mm) wide 8 colour printer. Very light use & in great condition. $1600 + GST ono. Includes some media & ink. Windsor Qld. John 07-3866-9600.
(Posted 16th August 2012)

(QLD, Windsor) Canon ImagePROGRAF IPF8000 44 inch (1117mm) wide 12 colour printer. Very light use & in great condition. $1900 + GST ono. Includes some media & ink. Windsor Qld. John 07-3866-9600.
(Posted 16th August 2012)

(QLD, Windsor) Roland SJ-745EX 74inch Printer with automatic TakeUp Reel. Very good condition. 2008 model. Surplus to our needs. Some media/ink included. Windsor Qld. $10,000+ ONO
(Posted 16th August 2012)

(QLD, Windsor) Roland SP540V Printer/Cutter with automatic TakeUp Reel. Very good condition. New BK/C Head early 2012, One owner & low volume machine from new. Some media/ink included. Windsor Qld. $10,000+ ONO
(Posted 16th August 2012)

(VIC, Melbourne) 7 months old Roland VS-420.42" Print/Cut Inkjet. Very little use, kept in home office. Includes full set of 220ml Genuine Eco-sol MAX ink cartridges. Still under warranty 29 months left), Upgrading to bigger machine.$18,000 Phone 0414 933 088
(Posted 16th August 2012)

(NSW, Blaxland) CE shrink wrap machine new never used $2600 Save $1000 Sealing area 420 x 550mm. Minipack shrink wrap machine used good condition $1200 Sealing area 430 x 550. Pick up Blaxland tony@looksharpvm.com.au 0412 743929
(Posted 16th August 2012)

(VIC, Narre Warren) Roland SJ-645EX, Excellent condition, Very Low Hours, New Print Heads, Includes genuine Roland Take-up unit
Roland Versaworks Software Rip, Set of 12 Genuine Roland Eco-Sol MAX 220ml Ink Cartridges (Partially Used) $7500.00, Joanne 0410 444 668
(Posted 14th August 2012)

(WA, Malaga) HP Designjet L25500 Latex printer excellent condition only 2 years old and has not done much work at all. $20,000 ONO 0418 918 099
(Posted 13th August 2012)

(NSW Sydney Northern Beaches) Laminator & Mounter Manual on Stand with wheels (1300mm wide) same as in the AVS catalogue page 85
$500.00 email: approsigns@optusnet.com.au PH.9970 5535 0412 099913
(Posted 9th August 2012)

(VIC, Tullamarine) Mimaki CF2 Flat Bed Cutter. 1215 model, cutting area 1200mm H x 1470mm W. Purchased brand new Feb 2010, paid $60k+. In perfect working condition, selling due to change in business. Demo Available. Prefer local pick up, but can crate if price is right. $39,500.00 Negotiable. Email for photos and more information - davidboustead@gmail.com - Ph: 0407 329 637
(Posted 8th August 2012)

(VIC, Ringwood) WANTED!! BROKEN , DEFECTIVE or FROM CLOSURE SHOPS DIGITAL MINILABS
NORITSU, FUJI , AGFA ... ,we can pay and pickup your machin(s) quickly ; info: gkopak@mini-lab.pl
(Posted 5th August 2012)

(VIC, Carrum Downs) Cold Laminating machine 1400mm max, in near new condition $1500, Keen cut 2500mm with handles $250, Location Carrum Downs, Melbourne
0409183176
(Posted 2nd August 2012)

(NSW, Marrickville) HP 9000 Printer + Extraction Unit + Heater - Needs Print Heads
NO RESERVE, Has been kept in GOOD CONDITION, Great for parts!
*Local Pick-Up or Delivery to be Discussed (Location: Marrickville, Sydney 2204)*
Tel: 02 9519 7444
(Posted 1st August 2012)

(VIC, Braeside) Roland Soljet Pro V11 545 EX print and cut machine, regularly serviced comes with 13 new ink cartridges, take up roller system, in very good condition, has been an excellent machine. Perfect for vehicle wraps, etc. Selling due to upgrade to new machine, well priced at $7,500.00. Tel: 03 9587 6643
(Posted 1st August 2012)

(SA, Adelaide) Mimaki JV3 wide format solvent printer for sale. Flushed, cleaned and shut down.Good working order 15-20 solvent mixed media rolls included with purchase. $4,500. Adelaide. Dani 0433012656
(Posted 30th July 2012)

(VIC, Carrum Downs) Roland Printer for sale RS-640 - priced to sell at $9990.00 - 4 x colour - 1600 wide dedicated printer NO CUTTER, 3yrs old, includes genuine Roland auto take up system valued at $2.5k, Great printer for larger van wraps etc, immaculate condition, still has 2yrs Roland factory warranty, comes with original software & full set of inks valued $800.00. Genuine sale due to upgrade on new machine. Test print & demo welcome. Phone 03 9708 2025
(Posted 30th July 2012)

(VIC, Melbourne) Roland VS-640. 64" Print/Cut Inkjet. Latest Technology, Comes with genuine take-up system. Very little use, kept in home office. Includes full set of 220ml Genuine Eco-sol MAX ink cartridges. Still under warranty, Urgent sale, Relocating.$18,000 Phone 0410 444 668
(Posted 30th July 2012)

(NSW, Sydney) Epson Stylus Pro 9000 13 assorted inks most just out of date 4 Light Cyan, 2 Light Magenta,2 Cyan,2 Yellow,3 Magenta,1 Black $300.00 Bruce 02 9449 8717 Sydney
(Posted 30th July 2012)

(QLD, Yatala) Roland GX640 Vinyl Cutter Still under warranty bought in Februrary. Excellent machine going away will Sell for $6000.00 Normally $7800.00 Ph.
1300 788 166 Located between Brisbane & The Gold Coast QLD
(Posted 30th July 2012)

(QLD, Maroochydore) Allen Datagraph Digital Finishing System (Cut, Weed, Laminate) & VP485 Label Printer with Winder & unwinder -Sunshine Coast $18,000 o.n.o Wayne 07 54 511 558
(Posted 28th July 2012)

(NSW, Castle Hill) Canon IPF8000S, 44 inch (1117mm) wide printer. Hardly used in good condition. $1500 ono. phone Rodney on 02 9899 5515.
(Posted 26th July 2012)

(QLD, Brisbane, Southside) I have ONE and half dozen rolls of One way vision (1524 wide) and Polymeric vinyl (1370 wide) Need to get rid of them in the next couple of days. MAKE AN OFFER!!
ALL OFFERS CONSIDERED. ALL WAY BELOW COST! I have some rolls starting from $30. Get in Quick.. this is the last time they will be offered. Steve 0401 976 958 or 07 3245 1170
(Posted 23rd July 2012)

(NSW, Sydney) 136cm Wide Cold Pressure Sensitive Laminator, Applikator 4R Plus. Excellent Condition. Variable Speed, 3x Height Adjustment, Foot Pedal. $1,990.00 ONO, No storage space to keep. Call 0418 271 742
(Posted 23rd July 2012)

(NSW, Sydney) Fujifilm Acuity HD2504 Flatbed Printer 2008 St. Leonards Sydney. Excellent condition, Fully maintained, Fully operational. $49,000 ono Please contact n.sundel@displaybay.com.au or tel 02-94391744 or 0419225773
(Posted 20th July 2012)

(NSW, Rosebery) Storage Bins and Cages: Large Poly Storage Bins on wheels 1.2x0.6x 0.6m. 4 available - $120.00 each.
Metal Cages, forklift enabled, 2 available - $150.00 each.
02 9669 1700
(Posted 19th July 2012)




(QLD, Gold Coast) Roland SP540V
(1370mm) had every service from new, low volume 1 man. Retiring from trade $12,000 ( or complete working set up $18,000) 0408 735 005
(Posted 18th July 2012

(VIC, Melbourne) For Sale GMP Excelam 1670 RS hot and cold laminator excellent condition 5 years, heavy duty unmarked 4 rollers high production unit laminating 1600 prints. Selling price $5,500 ono contact Nick.... 0418 104 324.
(Posted 17th July 2012)

(VIC, Melbourne) For Sale Genuine Roland take up system to suit 1370 wide Roland printer with dancer bar, selling price $1,500 inc GST. Contact Nick on 0418 104 324.
(Posted 17th July 2012)

(QLD, Brisbane) Sinclair Triad 3 in 1 Welder + 6m of Track. Excellent condition, not used anymore. Capable of overlap weld, hem weld, Fin weld, Tube weld, Sleeve weld, Insert cable weld, Tape weld and Channel weld. Price : $12,000.00
Email : markel@iinet.net.au Mob. 0418-745-044.
(Posted 16th July 2012)

(QLD, Brisbane) Neschen Cold Laminator. K 1100 E + Stand. Good condition. Ideal for smaller or new sign shop. Price : $1,200.00. Email : markel@iinet.net.au
Mob. 0418-745-044.
(Posted 16th July 2012)

(QLD, Brisbane) Seiko IP 260 Large Format Heater. 1800mm Wide. 15 amp single phase power. Used to aid drying of backlit media faster on solvent printers.
Price : $1,500.00. Email : markel@iinet.net.au Mob. 0418-745-044.
(Posted 16th July 2012)

(VIC, Prahran) Cold Laminator Model. LEDCO 850mm wide
Hasn't been used for 5 years. Works well with no known problems. Selling quickly to best offer. No storage space to keep it..Call Lewis 03 95371110
(Posted 11th July 2012)

(QLD, Hervey Bay) Mutoh Rockhopper KII+ printers. 2200mm and 1600mm. Now surplus to our requirements. Very economical to run on bulk ink systems (included). $4800 each. Darryl 0418 797 544 info@ecofill.com.au
(Posted 10th July 2012)





(NSW, Central Coast) HP designjet 8000s
solvent printer. Excellent, machine serviced by Anitech from new. 6 Colour Take/up reel. RIP and computer. seiko inks. Excellent colour & quality. Only used for photographs. $15,000 ono. Includes a head cleaning machine which will save you fortune!!Please call Rob 0409 962590 email rhili@bigpond.net.au
(Posted 9th July 2012)

(VIC, Melbourne) Konica Minolta bizhub Pro 950 - BLACK ONLY. This is a current model - 2.5 years old. Includes: large capacity tray & finishing unit. Print speed 95ppm. Weight range 40-300gsm (duplex 216gsm). Price: $8,000 ONO
0438 544 400
(Posted 9th July 2012)

(VIC, Melbourne) Konica Minolta bizhub Professional Production COLOUR Digital C5501. This is a current model - 2.5 years old. Includes : large capacity tray & finishing unit. Print speed 55ppm (colour and b&w). Weight range 64-300gsm (duplex 256gsm) PRICE: $19,000 ONO. 0438 544 400
(Posted 9th July 2012

(VIC, Melbourne) Color Span uvr72 Flatbead printer perfect for printing reel to reel on banner fencing mesh, of vinyl or on to ridged material like Coureflute,foam pvc, composite panel and colourbond. Extra tables, 2 new print heads and service filters, also spare ink around 12 litres. $12000+gst Still in full working order. Please call Wes on 0419 570 858
(Posted 4th July 2012)

(QLD, Parkinson) Mimaki UJF-3042 Flat Bed, ideal for printing promotional items. Heaps of jigs, includes inks and pre-treatments. Just serviced and in good condition. $23,000. Contact Brad 0402 681 337
(Posted 3rd July 2012)

(QLD, Meadowbrook) Roland SJ-1000 printer with IS-1000 bulk unit. 2.6m wide, excellent condition, hardly used, bought May 2006. Located in Logan, Qld. $10K pick up only. Call Darrenn on 07 3200 8299
(Posted 3rd July 2012)

(NSW,Leichhardt) One Canon W6200 high resolution plotter / proofer. Works well, hardly used. Comes with Onyx Rip Center. Prints 600mm wide. All offers considered. Trevor Sim 0410 46 47 40
(Posted 2nd July 2012)

(NSW, Sydney) HP DESIGNJET 5500. Thermal Inkjet printer for sale. Kept well maintained and in full working order. Asking price $2000. Please email for any inquiries. nick@infocusdesign.com.au (02) 9415 5794
(Posted 2nd July 2012)

(NSW, Sydney) OCE Arizona UV Ink, IJC255,All Original, 2L by C,M,Y,K. 1L by White, Five sets of each. $410 each ex GST and Delivery. Call 0406377974, email sales@aqueousinks.com
(Posted 2nd July 2012)

(NSW, Alexandria) Emseal applikator 2R 1420 Coll roll laminator used. any offer considered, must sell quick ! 0414800514
(Posted 2nd July 2012)

(NSW, Alexandria) GBS Talon Hot/cold roll 80inch laminator - cost 30K new BARELY USED and recently serviced. brand new rear cut trimmer plus spares. $14,000 neg. 0414800514
(Posted 2nd July 2012

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(NSW) Field Service Technician, NSW
Responsible for technical support, equipment service and maintenance Australia-wide across the entire range of Spandex and Gerber Scientific equipment.
The following would be highly regarded:
*    Tertiary qualifications in an electronic or mechanical discipline
*    Excellent skills in electromechanical repairs and demonstrated experience working independently as a field technician
*    A sound working knowledge of PC hardware and software
*    Experience with wide-format inkjet printers preferred
A willingness to travel at short notice and a full, unrestricted driver's licence is essential.  
A competitive salary package, including fully maintained vehicle is offered to attract high-quality candidates.
Email: employment@spandex.com.au
(Posted 9th August 2012)

(QLD, Brisbane) DES, Brisbane - Business Development Manager (Sign & Display)
DES looks to increase its presence within the Queensland sign & display market with the addition of an experienced sales professional. Representing globally recognised brands; including: Epson, EFI, Vutek/Rastek, Canon, MACtac, X-Rite and Pantone to name a selected few, your success will be backed with one of the strongest portfolios in the industry.
Reporting to the Queensland Branch Manager your key responsibilities will include:
*    Building and maintaining relationships with new and existing customers
*    Achieving assigned hardware and consumables budgets
*    Hunting out new business with a particular focus on the sign and display industry
*    Maintaining existing customer accounts though an uncompromising level of customer service
*    Preparation and presentation of client proposals and product demonstrations
*    CRM maintenance and participation with market reconnaissance activities  
To be successful in this role, we are looking for a candidate with a solid background in both account management and business development roles. Whilst experience in the sign and display industry would be advantageous, we are happy to consider applications from top performers within a B2B environment.
Essentially you are a clear and strategic thinker capable of making sound judgments. You are also an exceptional communicator who pays attention to detail, and a positive, confident team player who has a hungry appetite to succeed in a competitive market place.
If you meet these requirements, and enjoy working in a fast paced environment that rewards you with a positive workplace culture and a competitive salary package in line with your experience, then send your résumé to careers@des-pl.com.au
(Posted 7th August 2012)

(VIC, Melbourne) Estimator Planner - Display Sign Industry
POS and Large Format Digital Print
Flatbed and Reel to Reel
Cutting, Laminating, Finishing
This Company is one of the leaders in Wide Format Digital Printing utilising the latest technology for printing, forme cutting, laminating and finishing.
Their success and rapid growth provides an opportunity for an additional Estimator to join their team. You will be working in a fast-paced environment, with a close knit group of enthusiastic "can-do" professionals.
The role encompasses estimating and quoting using an Excel system and pricing templates, planning for maximum efficiency and utilisation of materials (i.e. corflute and panels come in standard sizes) and when required, communicating with clients and their on-line tendering systems.
Your knowledge and experience will ideally come from a Screen Printing or Wide Format Digital Printing background and in addition to the basics of printing and finishing, you will also understand the other important aspects of working with delicate signage (often in excess of 2 metres) i.e. delivery considerations, and installation.
Some of the products you may have previously quoted will include posters; backlit signs; POS standees; Window and Floor decals; Vinyl banners and more.
To be eligible for this position you must be an experienced Printing Estimator, with proven attention to detail and excellent customer communication skills.
This is a Monday to Friday salaried position, and can be reasonably flexible with start time.  When required due to workload and deadlines, the ability to be flexible with finishing time is a consideration.
The Company is located in Melbourne's inner Suburbs, with easy access using public transport. Unrestricted parking is available close by.
A salary above industry average is offered, commensurate with the responsibilities of the role and your experience.
If this sounds like you, APPLY NOW including your cover letter and resume (Word or Text only - no PDF files, or email to jobs@jdarecruit.com.au
Ref. JDA V2229
(Posted 6th August 2012)

(NSW, Sydney) BDM - Fabric Signage - Sydney
AFI Branding Solutions is regarded as one of the top players for innovation, excellence and expertise in the signage industry. We are looking for an experienced BDM to join our team in Sydney. Ideally you will have a minimum of four years experience in new business development and account management and preferably will have worked in the signage, advertising, events or other related industries. To apply for this role please email you resume to amy@afibranding.com.au . For more information on AFI Branding Solutions please visit www.afibranding.com.au.
(Posted 1st August 2012)

(VIC, Thomastown) Real estate sign installer required for our Thomastown branch.
Drivers Licence essential, training provided. With scope to grow this could be for you. 0404087533
(Posted 31st July 2012)

(QLD, ROCKLEA) Junior Signwriter / Applicator
If you are a self-starter that works in a team environment and you enjoy start to end project work - read on!
Icatchers Exhibitions & Displays requires for immediate start a general allrounder for the above position
Ideally with the following experience, but not completely necessary as willing to train suitable applicant
* Digital print laminating and mounting
* Ability to work within a team & autonomously
* Able to work quickly, accurately & efficiently to deliver quality results within deadline
* Knowledge of Roland Machinery and Related software will be highly regarded
This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a dynamic team that is highly regarded within the industry.
All applications are held with upmost confidentiality
Please email resume to julie@icatchers.com.au
(Posted 25th July 2012)

(NSW, Kirrawee) Allrounder required for well establish Sign Company. You will be required to work in all facets of sign manufacture. Previous experience well regarded, but a keen, diligent work ethic is a must. Please email your resume to sherbert@centralsigns.com.au
(Posted 24th July 2012)

(NSW, Sydney) Production Manager Signarama Sydney CBD. Busy sign business in Sydney CBD seeks an experienced sign production person who has the skills to be part of and direct a small production team.
Good time managemsnt skills to ensure team meets deadlines and output levels to meet customer requirements. Design skills with good sign making knowledge, and Digital Printing skills important to ensure standards and support team
Clean air-con working conditions with all forms of transport close at hand. DL a must
Salary plus incentive scheme for right person
Please call 0402 099671 or e-mail : sales@signssydney.com.au
(Posted 23rd July 2012)

(VIC) Business Development Manager- Print Media Wide Format
*    Great Company Culture & team
*    Victorian Territory
At Ricky Richards, we have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced BDM to join our friendly team who are dedicated and passionate about the development and distribution of sign & digital print media consumables.
As an integral member of our team, you will be responsible for establishing  and building on relationships with  new and existing customers , identifying and developing new business opportunities, in addition to  meeting sales objectives and territorial budgets.
To be successful in this role you will have:
*    Experience in selling  print media substrates to the Digital & Sign industry
*    A proven track record of working independently & remotely
*    Exceptional communication skills and unlimited  motivation
*    Excellent organisation skills and the ability to use a computerised client management system
*    Confidence to build rapport with customers both over the phone and in person
*    The ability to identify and follow through on new sales opportunities and generate sales accordingly
An attractive salary package commensurate with experience will be offered to the successful candidate.
If you have a strong desire to contribute to our long term growth plans, and believe this is the role you have been waiting for please contact Matt Evans on 0417 225 418 or email matte@rickyrichards.com.au . All enquiries will be treated in the strictest of confidence
(Posted 17th July 2012)

(QLD, Brisbane) Sales Executive - Sign & Display - Spicers
Sales Executive vacancy to be based in Virginia, QLD. You will manage your own sales territory in our growing sign & display segment. Competitive salary and commission structure. To apply, send your resume and cover letter to: Alison Laing: alison.laing@paperlinx.com.au ; 03 9764 7374
(Posted 17th July 2012)

(QLD, Rocklea) Casual ongoing sign installer wanted for immediate start Must be experienced Ph Julie Dawson 3277 6996 OR 0427 911 245
(Posted 16th July 2012)

(VIC, Cheltenham) Gigacube Custom Signage and Wraps seeks experienced Signwriter for their Cheltenham studio. Full-time position available, Immediate start. Modern, progressive company with opportunity for advancement.
Contact Glenn: 0425 270 899
(Posted 11th July 2012)

(NSW, North Sydney) Assistant Production Manager
Visual Image Media (VIM) is a fast growing company, providing the very best expertise, production and complete management in any form of visual media, from transit, ambient building, outdoor and sky signs through to graphics and point of sale.
VIM creates and produces outstanding awareness for its blue-chip clients in Australia and The South Pacific. Due to client expansion, a new role of assistant production manager is now available at our Sydney Office.
If you have some experience in the production, printing and signage area and have the energy and enthusiasm to move your career to the next level, we would love to hear from you as this is just one of many new opportunities as Visual Image Media is expanding across many countries.
You must have a full driving license, computer literate and be able to demonstrate your production knowledge and skills you have learnt so far in your career .
Salary is negotiable and will be based on experience and skill level.
If you have what it takes and want to progress your career forward then send your resume to:
Graham Drake
Visual Image Media
Level 14, 221 Miller St, North Sydney.
Graham.drake@vimedia.com.au
(Posted 5th July 2012)

(VIC, St Kilda) Signarama Prahran, Victoria is seeking an experienced Sign Maker/Installer. The successful candidate will ideally have a sign making qualification or a minimum of 1 years experience in sign making and possess the following attributes:
Vinyl application expertise
Be able to do small scale installations (such as shop fronts, fascias,vehicles, lightboxes etc.
A keen eye for detail and takes pride in their work
We are after a organised and proactive individual with a positive "can do" attitude who is capable of working to complete daily tasks. APPLY NOW' with your resume. prahran@signarama.com.au
(Posted 5th July 2012)

(VIC, Blackburn) Signwave Blackburn Victoria is seeking an experienced Sign Maker/Installer. The successful candidate will ideally have a sign making qualification or a minimum of 3 years experience in sign making and possess the following attributes:
Vinyl application expertise
Be able to do small scale installations (such as shop fronts, fascias,vehicles, lightboxes etc.
A keen eye for detail and takes pride in their work
Hold a white card for working on building sites
We are after a organised and proactive individual with a positive "can do" attitude who is capable of working in a fast paced environment. If this sounds like you, APPLY NOW' with your cover letter and resume. anne.walsh@signwave.com.au
(Posted 2nd July 2012)
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(QLD, Brisbane) Sign & Digital Print Business, Brisbane S.E. Queensland
Established 1964, a fully operational Sign/Print production and install company. In a quality Lease and option secured workshop in the trade coast industrial precinct servicing Brisbane metropolitan and S.E. Queensland. A fully equipped workshop with sales office, graphics & design station areas and facilities. Pre-press and RIPS for solvent printers DGI 3200mm, DGI 2600mm, Gerber Edge and the expected sign workshop equipment, tools and two light trucks for service to our long standing client base and pre committed works.
Full production from all past files, artworks, logos, templates and references along with listed operating stock included. Immediate production/sales can continue from a handover or training period as negotiable. Figures and Inventory available to overview this sign business opportunity, ready for the next generation. Information and details contact, Warwick 0418 712278 or
Email: dahsigns@yahoo.com.au
(Posted 30th July 2012)

(NSW, Liverpool) GENERAL PRINTING-SCREENPRINT-EMBROIDERY BUSINESS FOR SALE. LIVERPOOL NSW.IDEAL BUSINESS FOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER OR COUPLE OR SIGNMAKER TO EXPAND. WE SUPPLY AND PRINT/EMBROIDER WORK WEAR-BUSINESS WEAR AS WELL AS GENERAL PRINTING. FULL SETUP FOR INHOUSE GRAPHIC DESIGN.WIWO $150,000 OR NEAREST OFFER. 02 9826 0827
(Posted 10th July 2012)

(QLD, Brisbane Northside) Copy/Print AND Cartridge Refilling business for sale. Two business in one, well established, great location. Loads of machinery and equipment included in price. Price discounted to $77,000 WIWO, absolute bargain, owner committed elsewhere. Turnover approx $200,000 p.a. Phone Gary 0738559550 or sharon@bookkeepingunlimited.com.au
(Posted 20th June 2012)

(QLD, Brisbane) Business Wanted Brisbane Looking to purchase Existing Sign Business on The Southside of Brisbane. Please email details through to julie@icatchers.com.au
(Posted 12th June 2012)


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