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22nd April 2013
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This week's survey

(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

Do you think suppliers should give away freebies like squeegees and knives (not slitters) and develop a points scheme like Woolies & Coles?
 
  • Nothing is free anyway.
  • we always welcome freebies but if suppliers try to be fair with their price is much better. you find some of common products are much cheaper if you buy it from none sign suppliers (e.g. masking tape and knives ...).
  • This is such a naive question. There is only so much profit in any sale. This question implies that suppliers have some special slush fund to supply freebies with or that we have some huge implied profit margin which "should" be shared with all customers. The points you get for your petrol you pay for in your chicken breast. The question therefore is do you want to pay for your squeegies on this invoice or on that one. Suppliers are just businesses like digital printers and signmakers we are not bankers. We feel the same economic pressures that our customers are feeling. Our best clients are those that recognise the supplier as a partner in their business and not someone who is taking money out of their business. Funnily enough those clients end up getting priority service and the best pricing. Those who would expect free squeegies would end up paying more over all - it just business human nature.
  • No certainly not, much prefer a good relationship with our suppliers and if we get a small freebie now and then, perhaps we have earned it through our loyalty. But then we may give our supplier a small freebie at Christmas  for their good service. 
  • On one hand some say it should be a level playing field and once you start it will be hard to stop. Why stop!!! Squeegees with the company name is good for us as giveaways to our clients and reminds us also of that companys good standing & supplies. It will also make us buy from them as it is an in you face reminder on the work bench!Knives &Squeegees are alwaysin use.A buying group between Signies would be great as WE ALL WOULD BENEFIT WITH LOWER PRICES. I know if I bought 5 rolls of vinyl/I would get a better price. Imagine if a buying group bought 100 rolls and passed on 50% of that saving to us when we purchased.. and used the other 50% to run the group. It may be too hard for an individual but not a GROUP.
  • Sure everyone likes a freebie, but I dont think they are necessary, customer service is what wins me hands down. If you can build a good solid honest rapor with your supplier - that is worth far more than any freebie. I prefer the supplier to give good service, have friendly approachable sales reps and good communication and if they chuck in a freebie because I am a good customer so be it. I am sick of points schemes, our wallets are full of loyalty cards and shop a dockets as it is, just give good service and deals, cut the crap of having to buy our loyalty. Someone always ends up paying for these schemes and guess who it is - us, so we are no better off.
  • Freebies are a good idea everybody likes free things but the only thing is you always pay for it in the end nothing is free. Just give better service, products & prices all year.
  • No. Nothing is ever for free. The cost has to come from somewhere. Each installer has there own technique and tools they like using. Give these tools at the right price and keep the prices for vinyl down
  • No. Better to keep it simple (for us AND the suppliers) and keep focus on pricing and service rather than gimmicks. Current pet hate along these lines is "docket-deals"...invoices go to one person, and orders are done by another, so just shows us at the end of the month what deals we are NOT getting!
  • This very question is a reflection on how we have all changed. Not that long ago the suppliers would have been working on keeping the existing relationships they had with clients (us) or working on establishing them with new ones. Now they and we all seem to want rewards for just buying products to do our job. No wonder our industry is not viewed as being very professional.
  • Yes years ago the reps would give you squeegees with their logo on them and also hand slitters I found an old technograf slitter in my bottom draw the other day these things cost them bugger all but its these little things that build relationship with suppliers.
  • I think free delivery would suit me...
  • We don't need a points scheme, that will just push the prices higher. Good relationships with suppliers should be just that. Tools like squeegees, especially those branded with the suppliers name, should be freebies with decent value orders.
  • It is simple really, VALUE ADDING is a classic way of retaining and nurturing your client base. we should all be doing it for A grade customers. With their buying power I would imagine that basic small items such as squeegees, tape measures etc would be extremely cheep for them to purchase. As for slitters I have been given many and never used one and it is a useless item in my books. I remember when a very well known supplier offered gifts dependent on dollar value spent per order and it was huge incentive for our company to remain loyal (even though they were not the cheapest) and a way for our company to save on disposable consumable items. I for one would welcome this back if a supplier thought it sensible enough to use this a a tool to nurture their client base..... As for a points based scheme this is good in theory but you still have to have the full scheme backed with a reasonable 1 point for every $2 dollar spent and then the organization has to have very good systems in place to track, record and report and have offers available that are worthy of purchasing with the points. To date I don't believe that any suppliers would be trustworthy or committed enough to implement such a scheme....
  • Some suppliers are already giving away freebie stuff but I would prefer good service and best possible prices without any gimmicks.
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New South Wales


(NSW, Moorebank) Roland BN-20 (CMYK + Metallic) 20 inch Print & Cut Machine.
14 months old, hardly used in perfect condition.
Includes Transport, Installation, Full Training and Software. $7,000+GST. Contact Dan on 0448888128
(Posted 15th April 2013)
 
(NSW, Moorebank) Roland VS-640
(2 X CMYK) 64 Inch Print & Cut Machine with Take Up Unit and Optional Blower/Dryer Unit.
Just serviced and warranty until 2/06/2014.
Includes Transport, Installation, Full Training and Software. $20,500+GST. Contact Dan on 0448888128
(Posted 15th April 2013)
 
(NSW, Moorebank) Roland VS-640
(2 X CMYK) 64 Inch, Print & Cut Machine with Take Up Unit.
Just serviced and Warranty until 12/07/2014 Includes Transport, Instalation, Full Training and Software. $18,000+GST. Contact Dan on 0448888128
(Posted 15th April 2013)

(NSW. Wollongong) JV3-75SP
Old stock but still  in the box comes with 8 x ES3 solvent ink and Photoprint software $4500.00
JV3-160 SP Old stock but still in the box comes with 8 x ES3 solvent inks and Photoprint software $7700.00
Please call Leigh (QLD)  0427 981 344  Craig (NSW)  0448 911 333
(Posted 9th April 2013)

(N.S.W Wollongong) In great working order a Roland CJ500
using Eco Sol Max Ink, 6 colour machine. This machine is a great workhorse that gets the job done eventually with very low maintenance costs, great for someone who doesn't want to outlay much on a machine to get them going. Price $3500.00 + GST. Call Andrew on  0417 662 762  or email signobsession@exemail.com.au
(Posted 5th April 2013)

(NSW, Brookvale) Mechwood Edge Bander,
Model M5 Edgemaster,Semi Automatic. Pre Glued Machine, Up to 2mm PVC Edging, Pneumatic Cut Off,Top & Bottom Radius Trimming Cutters. Used but good condition
 0402 337 494
(POsted 25th March 2013)
 
(NSW,Brookvale) Rotory Paper trimmer
designed to cut large and oversized papers including plan, signs, banners, papers, photos, and large digital printouts
Tel:  0402 337 494
(Posted 25th March 2013)
 
(NSW, Brookvale) KIP 3000
wide format Digital Copier/Printer/Scanner. Excellent condition recently serviced. Ideal for multiple application. NSW, Brookvale
Tel:  0402 337 494
(Posted 25th March 2013)

(NSW, Sydney)
We have 2 printers onsite that we are looking to sell.
HP Laser Jet 5550dtn
HP Laser Jet 9050dn
Both printers are functioning and in good condition, we simple have an excess of
machines and require the spaces vacated.
We are open to offers for the purchase and pick up of both the machines above.
 02 9394 7712
(POsted 22nd March 2013)
 
(NSW, NOWRA) COMPUTER ENGRAVING MACHINE SURE GRAVE 2516i.
Brand new, never used.Computer Engraving machine from suregrave comes with programs, cutters,manuals and tool box.
$17,000 For futher details please ring  (02) 44210021
(Posted 21st March 2013)
 
(NSW, Wetherill Park) Sublimation Roller Heat Press -
Large 50cm Oil Heated Drum for serious production, 1.65m working width, spanish made paper feed tension clutch, 2 feeds for fabric and protection paper, 3 automatic take-ups, 3 phase power. Great condition, can see working, made for 1 person operation. $22,000 neg. Email sales@visualrelay.com.au for pics. Phone Mark  0413 233 324
(Posted 21st March 2013)

(NSW, Grafton) 6 x Lightboxes.
Oval shape, approx 1000mm wide x 600mm high. Moulded acrylic faces, all same shape in good condition. Will sell individually or as a set. $150 each + delivery or pick up.
Tel:  02 6643 3767
(Posted 13th March 2013)

(NSW, Oatlands) We have updated our printer and have a Seiko 64S in perfect working order for sale.
The machine is covered by a comprehensive service plan by Anitech. For an independent evaluation contact sales or service at Anitech.
All reasonable offers will be considered, we need the space.
Tel:  02 9630 0038
(Posted 11th March 2013)

 

(NSW, Sydney) We are selling a one year old M2 DTG machine and heat press we paid $36,000, and need to sell them ASAP. Please make an offer.
Tel:0404692466
(Posted 5th March 2013)

 

(NSW, Narellan Vale) I have a JV3 75 mkII 4 head set up with new bulk ink system not filled. Sell for parts as main board is faulty have other spare parts from a donor machine which i will include in would like $700.00 must pick up on weekends only.
Tel: 0413755962
Posted 4th March 2013)
 
(NSW,Lidcombe) HP DesignJet 5500 and Solvent 9000s - Using HP Inks Urgent 5500@ $1000 9000S@ $2000 ono.
Could offer a better bundle Deal. Tel: 0414278882
(Posted 27th February 2013)

 

(NSW, Glenhaven) Canon imagePROGRAF iPF9000s large format 60" printer 8 color 100% COMPLETE. Ex demo unit with only 52 sqm total print volume (that's 52 A0 prints). $8500
Everything works perfectly and never a single problem. Owned and looked after by qualified Canon service technician. Quality and condition of this unit is impeccable! Printer, supplies, and accessories are complete and NEW. More than 90% ink remaining in all tanks. All nozzle checks, service mode diagnostics and status prints available upon request. Demonstration available.
Tel: 0439026250
(Posted 23rd February 2013)

 

(NSW, St Leonards) HP Scitex L65500 2.6meter Latex High Speed Printer.  Price further reduced to only $47,000 plus GST for quick sale as we need to free up room.
Installed 2010 and fully maintained under service contract with HP.
Colorgate rip. Fully operational. Excellent condition.
Please contact n.sundel@displaybay.com.au
or tel 02-94391744 or 0419225773
(Posted 22nd February 2013) 

 

(NSW, Byron Bay) Roland Versa Camm SP300 good working order.Lots of stock extra's.Price $5500 Tel:  02 66857311
(Posted 18th February 2013)
 
(NSW, Gymea Bay) Context XD2490 Scanner: $5000.00
24" wide format color/monochrome scanner with 1200 dpi .optical resolution. Hi-Speed USB interface.  Never used, so still brand new.
larkingbluegum@gmail.com. and 02 8521 7122.  
(Posted 12th February 2013)

 

Victoria 

 

(VIC, Bayswater North) HOT PRESS HGP360. Glass top vacuum press 1190mm x 1800mm. Suitable for laminating, mounting and sealing of canvas, board and foam core. $5,500.00. Call Joel 0422003060
(Posted 19th April 2013)
 
(VIC, Dandenong) Mimaki JV5-160S
64 Inch, Super High Speed Solvent Printer.
Running 4 DX-5 heads! (2 are new with receipts) 5 Years old, working well.
$9,000+GST. Contact Ernie on 0428180407
(Posted 15th April 2013)

 

(VIC, Caulfield) Grapho Octopus UV Flat Bed printer with roll feed. Hardly used since new. Can print doors, banners substrates up to 2 mtrs wide X 9cm depth $10,000 Tel:  03 95236026
(Posted 8th April 2013)

 

(VIC, Carrum Downs) "Eye - One" x-rite colour calibration system, complete set in excellent condition, comes with Certificate of Performance. Please contact David  0409 183 176 , Location Melbourne
Selling $900 incl GST
(Posted 3rd April 2013)

(VIC, Parkdale) Agfa Sherpa 43.
Best offer or free. Has not been used in 5 years, may work or may be good for just parts.
0412238122
(Posted 2nd April 2013)

 

(VIC, Melbourne) Hi, i am after a DONGLE for a SP300 for running versa works. Give me a call on 0450664771
(Posted 17th March 2013)

 

(VIC, Melbourne) Roland SJ745EX Pro 2, fantastic professional digital printer that prints up to 1890mm wide. Prints beautifully, I'll print any file you choose. These are the high end Roland printers, $48K when new, Roland serviced from new (last serviced a month ago). Comes with a PC computer to run it, some high quality media, genuine Roland inks (including travel cartridges) just had new black print head installed by Roland at last service - Great value at only $15K - Call Adam 0409 000 792
(Posted 2nd March 2013)
 
(VIC, Narre Warren) Contex HD3630 36" CCD High Definition Wide Format A0 Scanner WITH MFD SCAN STATION includes HP Computer with 17" TOUCH SCREEN. Scanner can be seen in action on youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h0KMll1M9D4 Tel: 0404777725
(Posted 28th February 2013)

 

(VIC, Melton West) Roland GX500 Plotter in excellent condition with stand on lockable wheels. $3500 ONO if any questionsplease email louieboras@illusioncustomgraphics.com or call 0457 711 824.
(Posted 25th February 2013)
 
(VIC, Melton West) Mimaki CG-60SR in excellent condition about 3 years old very little work, $1500 ONO. Any question please email louieboras@illusioncustomgraphics.com or call 0475 711 824
(Posted 25th February 2013)

 

(VIC, Wonga Park) HP 9500m laser PRINTER, Excellent condition A3 scanner full duplex.Stapler sorting tray. $1500
Tel Alan 0416066616
(Posted 20th February 2013)
 
(VIC, Prahran) Wide Format Printer Canon W6400 for parts available.
0406148485
(Posted 19th February 2013)
 
(VIC, Swan Hill) WANTED - Roland PNC-1200 camm-1 vinyl plotter. VGC
03 50322725
(Posted 18th February 2013)

 

(VIC, Geelong) JV3 160 for Parts and JV3 160sp was working when last used. Taking up space. Spare parts for both.
$3000+gst 0409 183 965
(Posted 11th February 2013)

 

(VIC, Kilsyth) Jeti 2030 UV Digital flatbed. Prints a massive 2M x 3M. This machine was purchased at the start of 2011 fully refurbished from Agfa with 48 new Spectra SM heads. This machine has had limited use and was packed up by Agfa technicians at the start of 2012 to make room for an Mpress. It is available immediately. Price $85,000 ONO. Contact Andrew Woodhouse on 0418 331 421
(Posted 1st February 2013)

 

(VIC, Taylors Hill) Mimaki JV3-160SP printer. FULL working order. Comes with dongle and Rasterlink pro 3 & 2. Comes with more than 50% off ALL ink plus X2 black unused cartridge Running ES3. Can see running! Some media left. Will assist on transport. 2.6mL x 1.25H x 185kg - $7500, Tel: 0451922922
(Posted 26th January 2013)
 
(VIC, Taylors Hill) 1600mm wide laminator with motor $1600, one 2000mm trimmer with legs! $500. Will do package $9000 all up! Tel: 0451922922
(Posted 26th January 2013)  

  

Queensland
 
(QLD, Gold Coast) Mutoh 1614 Printer, Immaculate condition, Very little work. Mutoh auto take up system, Prints perfectly. Fast and Reliable Mutoh wave technology $8,950 + GST Phone  0415 219 520
(Posted 16th April 2013)
 
(QLD, Underwood) Roland XC-540
54 Inch Print and Cut Machine with Optional Dryer Unit.
Just serviced and warranty until 11/13.
Includes Transport, Installation, Full Training and Software. $18,000+GST. Contact Dan on 0448888128
(Posted 15th April 2013)
 
(QLD, Underwood) Roland XC-540
54 Inch Print & Cut Machine with Optional Dryer Unit.
Just serviced and full Warranty until 06/2014.
Includes Transport, Installation, Full Training and Software. $18,500+GST. Contact Dan on 0448888128
(Posted 15th April 2013)

(QLD, Boonah) Roland SP300V
Printer/Cutter, Excellent condition, includes Dual core Computer and Versaworks.
Also includes Applicator, Cold Laminator, cutting table  2.4 x 1.5m)  vinyl application tape.
See working. $8500.00 ONO
wok64@hotmail.com   Warick:  0412 11 53 77
(Posted 10th April 2013)
 
(QLD, Gold Coast) Roland Hi-Fi JET PRO II
1370mm wide Print & Cut hardly used. Prints up to 28 mē/hr (300 sqft/hr) Powerful and easy-to-use Roland ColorRIP™ RIP included $5490.00 + GST. Phone  0415 219 520
(Posted 25th March 2013)
 
(QLD, Gold Coast) Wanted. Epson GS6000
in good working order,Cash buyer. 0438136869
(Posted 25th March 2013)
 
(QLD, Gold Coast) DTG Viper Direct to Garment printer.
Double Platen and tshirts included. Please email for further information.
iroamgraphics@bigpond.com Tel:0431054876
(Posted 14th March 2013)
 
(QLD, Caboolture) Colorspan 98UVX for sale
2400wide Hybrid printer the machine has extra tables & spare used printheads it also comes with a 72UVX Hybrid printer for parts & this machine can take 3rd party ink and chips please call for details the reason for selling is i have a new machine arriving $13000 ono
0450642739
(Posted 6th March 2013)
 
(QLD, Toowoomba) 2007 Roland XC540 Pro III
with dryers and take-up roll. Serviced every 6 months since new by Sign Essentials. Still used daily, always been a great workhorse, never had a day's downtime. $14500 neg. Tel: 0402 546 596
(Posted 6th March 2013)
 
(QLD, Brisbane Southside) Mimaki JV33 130
Solvent printer. great condition, little use. comes with rasterLink software. $9000.00
Tel:  0400 048 980
(Posted 6th March 2013)

 
(QLD, Wondai) Roland Soljet SC-500
(54") printer. (print n cuts)  Very good condition, hardly used, yet always maintained. Roland Eco Sol-Max 6 colour inks . Low running/maintenance cost; only 2 heads to replace, and all parts and running cost are so inexpensive, in comparison to other printers. Also has after-market heat system. Printed Manual. Roland Service Manual & Roland Software. (no time waters, no negotiations) Included in the sale: all ink I media I supplier's contacts (including cost of parts) I local delivery can be negotiated I All reasonable offers considered I Contact: Ian  0488331742 (South Burnett)
(Posted 28th February 2013) 
 
(QLD, Gladstone) Mimaki CJV30-160
Print and Cut in excellent condition comes with take up roller exhaust fans, rip computer and software ,1600 wide laminator, variety of print media Phone 0439077238 $15,000
(Posted 26th February 2013)
 
(QLD, South East Brisbane) Roland SOLJET PRO III XC-540 Printer,
takeup roll, heater. 2 years warranty. Full service history. Perfect condition. Suite New buyer as machine has only used 1 set inks, $23,500. immaculate. Call Paul 0438108192
(Posted 25th February 2013)    

       
(QLD, Brisbane South side) 30 sheets of 1220x2440x3mm white alumin. Composite
$880+gst  (07) 33903796
(Posted 16th February 2013)
 
(QLD, Brisbane South side) 10 rolls of polymeric white air release vinyl
(1524 wide) I will sell well below replacement cost.  $2000 + gst  (07) 33903796
(Posted 16th February 2013)

 

(QLD, Brisbane Northside) Pad Printer for Sale. 2 colour Print All machine. 12 shelf drying rack, UV exposure unit (for plate making), inks, thinners, hardener, various silicone transfer pads, manual, etc. Product such as Measuring Tapes and pens offered at no cost. Will provide a small client base with the machine sale at no additional cost. Contact Terry for all enquiries or phone 07 3285 1602. $3500.00
(Posted 6th February 2013) 

 

Western Australia 

 

(WA, Perth) HP9000s solvent printer, using HP inks and has 2 new heads with a brand new spare head. HP Deep head clean pad. Upgrading $4500 ono.. info@bigpics.com.au.
(Posted 11th February 2013)(NSW, Glanhaven) WANTED; Roland Versa UV LEC 330, 540 or 640. Must be in good condition. Call Ken 0414 796 627
(Posted 6th February 2013)

  
(WA, Perth) 1600 SIGN EASY LAMINATOR / MOUNTER
(up to 32mm). 130mm diameter silicon rollers. Perfect condition - 1 year old
2 Rolls laminate included. $4,000 . Mobile 0401 030 626
(Posted 6th February 2013)
 
(WA, Perth) Roland SOLJET PRO III XC-540 Printer.
3 years warranty remaining. Full service history and cleaned weekly. Perfect condition (as new). Spare Inks. $25,000. Mobile 0401 030 626
(Posted 6th February 2013)

 

South Australia
 
(SA, Lonsdale) Mimaki JV33 160 Solvent Printer. Current model printer complete with brand new bulk inking system still in its box. Excellent condition with low use at around 10-15 hours per week. Printer has been professionally cleaned and shutdown ready for transport. $16,900. Telephone  08 8384 4800
(Posted 19th April 2013)

(Woodside, Mount Barker) John Heine Sheetmetal Guillotine.
Cut .8 sheet 1200mm, Manual, Good Condition. small footprint, suit a small sign shop. Price $2,000.00 negotiable. PH:  0457 860 024  barry@digitalrocket.com.au
(Posted 22nd March 2013)

(SA, Adelaide) Roland SP540V Versacamm Printer Cutter.
Complete with versaworks software, motorised take up and 440ml cartridges. Excellent condition low hour machine. Regularly serviced by roland authorised service team. Surplus to requirements. $12000.00 pick up only.
0422285817
(Posted 15th January 2013)

Tasmania

(TAS, Rosebay) ROLAND EGX-350
Computerised Engraving machine, Near new condition, comes with software and 3D engrave, tools and hand held control panel. Freight can be arranged. $4000 ono. Ring 0412722082.
(Posted 26th March 2013)

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(QLD, Brisbane South Side) Work wanted

Need Competent Friendly Help ? Qualified Experienced Signwriter reliable self employed 30yrs.
broad industry skills , creative artistic talent.  seeking regular subcontract work Brisbane southside based.
will travel , hourly rate plus costs. Jules  04 11 10 10 10
(Posted 17th April 2013)

VIC, Carrum Down) Experienced Banner Sewing Person , we required experienced person to sew banners and help with production of displays
Please email your resume to David@brandprintaustralia.com.au
(Posted 3rd April 2013)
 
(NSW, Liverpool) Experienced Vehicle Wrapper,
Cut Vinyl and Digital Print Applicator required for busy sign shop. Must have at least 4 yrs experience in vehicle wrapping and vinyl installation. Experience with Illustrator and Flexi-Sign desirable but not essential. Must have an attention to detail. Please email your resume to sales@scopesigns.com.au
(Posted 2nd April 2013)
 
(QLD, Stapyton) LEADING HAND view to PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT
Progressive signage and printing company with the latest technology seeks a well qualified tradesman (min 10 years) with a wide variety of experience in both digital printing and sign fabrication. Required: Min 3 years of large format printing both flat bed and roll to roll. Ability to meet tight deadlines, manage and motivate production personnel, including apprentices, to achieve high volumes accurately and on time. Knowledge of laminators, routers, vinyl plotting and relevant materials and finishing processes.
Tel: 0411074779
(Posted 27th March 2013)

(NT, Darwin) SIGNTECH IS ONE OF DARWIN'S LEADING AND LARGEST SIGN COMPANIES
We specialise in all types of signage including Vinyl cutting, Wide format digital printing, CNC profile cutting and manufacturing of Illuminated signage, pylons, 3D lettering, and building signage.
DUE TO A VERY STRONG LOCAL ECONOMY WE NEED STAFF TO KEEP UP WITH DEMAND
WE HAVE THREE POSITIONS ON OFFER:
Vehicle Wrapper, Cut Vinyl and Digital Print Applicator:
Desirable: Experience in vehicle graphics, car, boat and van wrapping.
You will be responsible for preparing and installing vehicle signage whilst also attending to our clients general signage requirements.
You must have 3 or more years experience in vehicle wrapping, an eye for detail, conscientious, reliable, work well under pressure, take pride in your work  and want to join our dynamic, professional team.
Signwriter, Sign Manufacturer, Sign Installer:
Desirable: Experienced in all forms of signage manufacture including Illuminated signage, pylons, 3D lettering and building signage.
You will be responsible for fabricating and installing LED lit 3D acrylic & aluminium letters, illuminated signs, ACM fabricated sign panels, Steel & aluminium sign frame fabrication, pylons as well as all other general signage.
You must have 3 or more years experience in sign fabrication, have a positive "can do attitude" and strong work ethic, attention to detail, commitment to quality and productive output, flexibility to work early or late hours and travel if necessary, confident with working at heights and heavy lifting, white card & EWP tickets (preferred) and experience in the sign industry is a must.
Graphic Designer - Signage:
Desirable: Experienced in designing all types of signage including Vehicle & Boat wraps, Vinyl cutting, Wide format digital printing and CNC profile cutting
You will be responsible for creating artwork from simple way finding signs to colourful and impressive vehicle wraps or eye catching displays. This is a chance for someone with creative flair to show their talent on a sometimes large canvas!
You must have 3 or more years experience designing signage for the sign industry, be creative, proficient in Adobe Creative Suite and Flexisign (or similar) and be able to provide a portfolio including visual examples of your sign industry experience
These are all full time positions with excellent wage packages on offer to the right applicants, depending on their experience and ability.
Please email your resume by COB Fri 19th April to admin@signtechnt.com.au, fax 08 89844624 or just give us a call  08 89844474
(Posted 26th March 2013)

(VIC, Melbourne) 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 26th March 2013)
 
(NSW, Sydney) Product Support - Sydney
Company Background: Roland DG Australia is a market leader of digital format printing machines based in the Northern Beaches area of Sydney.
Roland DG is seeking a Product Support person with relevant experience to join our team to
assist Roland customer's located in Australia, South East Asia and New Zealand.
You will be joining a dynamic team in a well established company with twenty five years of
operating inside of Australia.
Final salary will depend on qualifications and experience.
Candidate:
*    Proven track record in a product support role
*    Excellent oral and written communication skills
*    Good interpersonal skills
*    Strong time management skills
*    Must be computer literate
*    Maintain and build relationships
*    Experience and knowledge of Roland Versa Works
*    Experience in the operation of Roland production printers.
*    Exposure to design programmes eg. Flexi design, Corel draw
*    Team player
Benefits of the Role:
*    Competitive salary
*    Great team environment
To apply for this great opportunity, please send your resume to
hr@rolanddg.com.au
To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate Australian work visa.
(Posted 26th March 2013)

(NT, Darwin) Signwriter / Designer wanted.
Immediate start. Above award wages. Knowledge of Signlab / Photoshop desirable. Work with flatbed / latex printers / cnc router also desirable.
Contact Brad -  0439 874 123
(Posted 20th March 2013)

(NSW, Sydney) We are offering a full time position for a sign writer/installer or production manager
who is motivated and enthusiastic to join our team. All applicants must meet the following criteria:
- ability to communicate with colleagues and management in a professional manner
- ability to follow directions well
-drivers license is NOT a requirement
- ability to work with and handle vinyls for applying on vehicles and panels
-some experience required
Call John on  0416227767
(Posted 7th March 2013)

(QLD, Hervey Bay) Sign Installer.
Enjoy some of Queensland's best beaches, fishing and weather. We're seeking an experienced, talented sign installer with skills that include sign manufacture, assembly and installation. Vinyl application experience essential. Experience in vehicle wraps would be an advantage. For further details email your resume to info@signdoctor.com.au or call 1300 820 520.
(Posted 18th February 2013)

(QLD, Brisbane) Brisbane Sales & Marketing Wide Format & Signage
We need a self starter to generate new business for a small progressive, long established signage & printing business. Flexible package.
0424 136 725, admin@macprintsigns.com
(Posted 15th February 2013)

(QLD, Mt Gravatt) A Position has become available for the right applicant to join our team.
This Permanent Position requires the following skills:
* Experience in Operating a large format Printer and software.
* Experience in Sign Blazer or similar program.
* Ability to work with Illustrator and Photoshop.
* Sound skills in the art of Vinyl Application.
* Ability to work Un-supervised.
* Ability to take direction and liaise with clients.
* Be Punctual, reliable, and show attention to detail.
If you fit this criteria then please call or email us today.
0421 285 012 admin@coloursplash.com.au
(Posted 8th February 2013)
 
(QLD, Southern Brisbane) General Production / Installation position available
We are a respected provider of corporate and commercial signage in the SEQ area. We provide  all signage formats but specialise in wide format digital printing, SAV installations,  construction/property development signage and customised signage.
We service a large range of large corporate and commercial customers across SEQ and beyond.
Due to business growth, we seek an experienced, Sign Writer to join our growing team based in Southern Brisbane (but relocating to Yatala towards the end of the year.)
The position requires the following:
*    A person with a positive "can do" attitude and strong work ethic - A MUST
*    Ability to demonstrate initiative
*    A logical thinker & problem solver
*    Attention to detail and commitment to quality, but highly productive output
*    A willingness to learn new skills and processes
*    Flexibility to work early or late hours and travel if required
*    Confident with working at heights and heavy lifting
*    General construction knowledge
*    Current Australian Drivers Lic.
*    Experience strengthens your application drastically
Join a fast growing business with an excellent opportunity to grow a career.
If this sounds like you, email us your CV & a covering letter for a confidential application to signage.career@gmail.com
(Posted 6th February 2013) 
 
(NSW, Southern Region) AREA MANAGER - NSW

Southern Region (South Coast, Wollongong, Canberra)
* Established Business - Market Leader
* Excellent Remuneration & working conditions
* Key Brands and product range
Want to work for an industry leader who is progressive, exciting, focused and encourages you to achieve?
You have found us!
AVS is a market leading print, sign and wide format digital media wholesaler within Australia supplying premium brands including 3M and Roland DG from amongst its extensive range.
We have a position available for an experienced sales professional to join our NSW team. You will be required to service an existing portfolio of accounts in the Southern region of NSW encompassing the South Coast, Canberra, Wollongong and surrounds. You will need to demonstrate that you have a sound track record in selling multiple products to a vast database in a fast paced environment.
You will be persistent, friendly, hard working and relentless. Importantly, you will need to be capable of striking a balance between growing your territory and driving a strategic plan to grow overall sales.
You will be supported by dynamic and innovative marketing campaigns, a first rate Customer Service Centre and an approachable Management team. There will be a constant introduction of new products to assist your selling strategy.
AVS is an Australian owned and operated company who have serviced the industry for over 20 years.
This position carries an excellent base salary, commission structure, company vehicle or allowance, and the latest tools of the trade.
Please forward your application in confidence to the National Sales Manager - jfarmer@australianvisual.com.au

(Posted 4th February 2013)


(QLD, Brisbane) Experienced Manager seeking full time or contract role in the printing and / or signage industry. Prior P&L responsibility for small / medium printing & manufacturing business. Strong leadership and quality systems experience. Have experience of leading Lean Manufacturing. Prefer Brisbane but will consider further afield. Strong IT Skills - Restructuring Experience. If you are looking for someone to take the reins of your business either permanently or for a fixed period I am a safe pair of hands. All responses will be answered & treated with confidentiality. In the first instance please e-mail viccandidate@gmail.com
(Posted 23rd January 2013)

 
(NSW, Minchinbury) Account & Business Development Manager - Wide Format Media
Shann Australia an Australian owned company with offices and warehouses throughout Australia and New Zealand have an
 outstanding opportunity for an experienced Account Manager to join our team at Minchinbury NSW
 Responsible for growing both existing and new customers, the successful applicant must have:-  
*           An outstanding sales track record
*           Ablility to work both independently and with a team
*           Manage Tier 1 clients
*           Exceptional  communication and organisational skills
*           Experience in digital print media
*           Experience in digital print machinery and consumables
An extremely attractive salary package including vehicle will be offered to the successful applicant.
All applications will remain strictly confidential.
Please apply to
Alan Douglas
General Manager
aland@shann.com.au
(Posted 22nd January 2013)

(NSW, Bankstown) Signage Production Manager
Signarama Bankstown are recruiting a SIGNAGE PRODUCTION MANAGER. An excellent role for an experienced signage professional.
* A role and a team you will be proud of - huge potential.
* We are relocating to superb, brand new facilities customised to our needs.
* Destined to be one of the best Signaramas in Australia - big claim but true.
Retain your skills with this hands-on role whilst building a proud team responsible for all aspects of signage creation. You'll mentor young stars, teach them how to take pride in their achievements and how to "over deliver" regarding clients' expectations. We do some really nice stuff and set no boundaries, which includes implementing nation wide projects. It's excellent, enjoyable work.
You will apply your minimum eight years technical and management experience with graphic design, digital printing, vinyl application, project management and installation of our high-class products.
To be considered for this primo role, you will:
* Possess a strong work ethic & able to pass it on to & motivate others;
* Have a broad range of experience across our industry;
* Be committed to exceptional quality and superb client service;
* Be unafraid of a challenge or success;
* Be highly skilled with FlexiSign and Illustrator;
* Be highly skilled with digital printing (potentially with Roland experience);
* Be highly skilled with vinyl application techniques;
* Be prepared to have your contribution & talents appreciated;
* Be prepared to join a collaborative and energised team;
* Be prepared to have fun and enjoy yourself.
If you are a true signage professional, you'll be keen to take on this excellent and far reaching opportunity with national exposure, in a role you will take pride in.
If this is your job, your future, email your resume to: bankstown@signarama.com.au
(Posted 22nd January 2013)

 

(VIC, Braeside) we are looking for a experienced and competant vehicle wrapper for a permanant position,to work at our facility in Braeside ,victoria.
Applicant must be self motivated, able to work without supervision,be meticulous and exacting and have a good sense of humour.
We work to a very high standard with our vehicle wraps and as a result we a very good reputation in our industry , we have a well set up factory with state of the art equipment and facilities.
The variety of vehicles that we work on is vast and at times very exciting,so the applicant will never be bored.
We pay according to ability,so if you are up to the challenge give us a call.
Tel: (03) 95876643 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (03) 95876643 FREE  end_of_the_skype_highlighting
(Posted 14th January 2013)
 
(QLD, Brisbane) Brisbane sign business or sole operator wanted for partnership. We are currently scouting for operators who wish to be part of a professional team. If you have thought about growth through mergers or just want to work in a team environment, please contact Rocky Cassaniti at Valley Edge Design Centre for a confidential discussion.
Tel:(07) 3257 2000 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (07) 3257 2000 FREE  end_of_the_skype_highlighting
(Posted 14th January 2013)
       

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SUPPLIERS OF HI-VIS WORKWEAR-BUSINESS WEAR-T-SHIRTS-POLOS
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