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13th May 2013
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 operators in our industry should have a trade licence like other trades (Electricians, Plumbers, etc)?
  • Yes I do, it would give us all an understanding as to what sort of machines and what real skills the operator has.
  • Yes no doubt, there are so many out there who make the sign industry looking really bad with no idea how to do it right and stuffing things up badly.For sure a trade diploma like in Europe should be essential to the one who owns and runs the business.
  • This could be a tricky question unless the term 'Operator' is defined. Certainly, those operating larger 'offset' style equipment might benefit from qualifying for 'a trade licence' and assist employers in selection of employees working larger and complicated machines. But are owner operators with some of the smaller digital and wide format machines going to need a licence. The latter might be better served and benefit their customers by having to display 'a certificate of competence' which may alleviate 'fly by nighters' and backyard operations.
  • Yes, most definitely, well over due for tighter control on our industry!
  • About 10 - 12 years ago it was passed in parliament that a BSA license is required for anyone doing sign installation. Probably worth looking into for those who don't have one.
    most definatley, get rid of ther back yarders.
  • No!!!!! It would just end up as another Tax and we would get nothing for it. Once again definitely no.
  • Now days all you need is a graphic artist, a large format printer, a TA with a tec screw gun and you are in the sign business. Signs need to be installed so they don't fall down putting the public at risk from amateur operators. But just say the company only does vehicle wraps, should they be licensed? I think not, it then becomes difficult to legislate/license what level of sign maker you are. Not only that the almighty dollar will decide who people deal with and licensing won't stop the shonky operators or people buying from them.
  • Definitely! there are a lot of people who don't know what they are doing and call them selves a sign writer/person
  • Yes, definitely.
  • Absolutely. And the sooner the better.
  • A definite resounding Yes.  
  • I believe sign installation should be a recognised trade to protect both the consumer and the installers & sign companies who are committed to providing acceptable standards of service and installation. This is especially pertinent for complex or highly skilled applications such as vehicle wrapping or where public safety is at risk (way-finding, road signage). Too many new companies and DIY installers wanting to make a fast buck nowadays are unaware of the consequences of their irresponsible actions, which can, amongst other things, lead to permanently damaging the consumers' property. Who can back up the end-client if something goes wrong? If left to the discretion of the original installer and his practices are unethical or he goes bust, the only thing left for the client is a hard lesson to be learnt and paying someone else to fix it. An installer must be evaluated on his knowledge, experience, skill-level and commitment. Licenses may be categorised according to different types of installation as well qualified to set standards of skill-levels. There must be an accepted, unified industry standard. Yes, this requires a huge shift in the industry. Yes, it requires a lot of red tape and will add hurdles to setting up a sign business. Yes, it requires a huge amount of momentum, back up from the industry and the Government. But bad installs happen all the time and they damage the industry reputation as a whole, as well as the brands used for the job. A set standard will filter out the con men, require licensees to act responsibly, re-instill trust from the consumer and avoid unethical operators stealing the business from the ethical ones. Now the question remains of who would have the commitment to engaging themselves on such a steep road? It's a colossal task, the main obstacle being installers themselves with their heads buried in their daily work and trying, understandably, to make ends meet. But it only takes a small group of committed individuals to see the big picture and start the ball rolling and others will follow. If we want to be proud of what we do day-in and day-out, we owe it to our own businesses to support all the means that will help raise our industry standards. Recognition of our trade, as a trade, is a start. We should be proud of it.
  • The sooner the better with a system that grades time in the industry...
  • Yeah thats all we need, another level of government regulation which really does nothing at all except sucking more cash flow and life out of the proverbial tit that is small business.
  • Yes. They should have attended a trade certificate course, which outlines all facets of our industry (TAFE) and only then should they be able to start a business.
  • Absolutely, that would be the first step in regulating a trade that has never been regulated like all the other trades, therefore increasing the value of licensed signies hopefully matching what some of the other trades are charging and are worth these days.
  • Most certainly this would help regulate our industry and set a standard.It would also help reduce the influx of unqualified companies flooding the market, Trade qualifications don't come easy so why don't we protect our industry and set a standard to help the up and coming apprentices to secure their future.
  • No. there are shonkies in any trade. A poor quality sign image wont kill you like a electrical fault or contaminated water will. Being qualified doesnt make you ethical. So in our business your results should be your judge.
  • Hell YES, too many backyarders and unqualified people out there with a digital printers cheapening our skills. Although I have never had a customer ask to see my trade certificate, as the quality of our work keeps the customers coming back. This industry needs some sort of policing to keep th Trade alive. All my staff are either tradesman or apprentices. If we don't do it we will see the demise of the humble Signwriter Trade.
  • It's too late, the flood gates opened when anyone could buy the computer, software, plotter/printer, that is why there is so few apprenticeships available.
  • Yes I do it would hepl the industry a lot.
  • Most certainly YES. At present if you can press a few keys on a computer you can set a sign / graphics print business with zero qualifications or zero experience and compete head to head with Qualified and Extremely experienced sign companies that actually know what substrates and materials should be used for the wide variety of applications.
    Poorly choice & use of materials and bad installation practices, reflect badly on our industry with pre mature signage failures that are also often vary dangerous.
    The sign and large format industry is currently being targeted by all & sundry including Photocopy businesses, some franchised Sign business, Graphic Artists and off set printers and a variety of blow ins from anywhere that not only in experienced but are more likely than not going to undercut experienced operators pricing as they have no real experience with quoting and actual costs to produce and install signage. These factors are having a real effect on most legitimate sign and graphic printing businesses through volume of work and erosion of margins.
  • No I don't. I think there is more than enough rules, regulations, red tape, licenses, etc, etc in our lives already.
  • Our industry does have a trade certificate to it already. If you are asking about sign installation then I do believe there should be some sort of competency based assessment or licencing but the down side is that you then add another level of cost to the industry and another level of burecracy to administer it. The sign industry has changed dramatically over the last 30 years and nowadays if you can drive a computer you can be a sign manufacturer. Should we exclude people from the industry that want to do specific work like pull up banners or small sign jobs just because they don't have traditional brush skills?
  • No I don't as a general rule, but if a licencing system was brought in, then as a minimum there should be some sort of certification for construction of sign frames & such, because that part of the business is not signwriting, it is construction.
  • I kinda of think Yes and No. Yes because there are so many operators that are not qualified at all, we have seen people who are bakers, bouncers starting up sign and graphic business's, with no regard for people that have done a trade or have worked in the industry for a long time and know what they are doing. Also No, as I am sure that we would have to pay out more money for a licence.
  • Yes, they should. Hopefully it would lead to more consistency in pricing and quality, even the playing field out a bit? having said that I have no qualifications, just born and bred in the game! If it was required across the board I would get the licence. It's not though so why spend more money - that is hard enough to get any way!
  • This is not as simple a question as it seems due to the fact that our indusrty can be broken into 2 main categories. We need to clarify our industry - graphics and digital printing companies (who do not provide manufacturing or installation) and those of us who are "true" signage manufacturing companies who operate with actual tradesman and provide a manufacturing and installation service. If you are just a print and cut - vinyl jockey organisation then it is too difficult to restrict this type of industry to a licence as any Tom Dick and Harry can purchase a printer and plotter and enter the industry. However if you are a manufacturing sign company that builds and installs signage then it MUST become mandatory that you become licenced like any other trade within the building industry. To be able to be classed as a tradesman signwriter and obtain a license you must have either completed a recognosed apprenticeship or had your skills recognised through RPL.
  • yes
  • Absolutely... There are way too many rouge Sign writers who have NO idea what they are doing. Giving us trade qualified sign writers a bad name. We are always fixing up other peoples mistakes.
  • Yes, people in this industry should have licence and basic understanding of business management and accounting before commit to business and make the business hell for the existing one.
  • Yes
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(NSW, Kingsgrove) Wanted - used ESKO Kongsberg cutting table, all models considered.
Wanted - used PVC welder, KEDAR welder
Wanted - used pallet racking
We will consider from any state, call Glenn  0414 437 077
(Posted 9th May 2013)

(NSW, Kurmond) Roland VP540
54" Printer/Cutter for sale. Full Roland service history in perfect working order and good condition. Just upgraded to XR640. Asking $8900.00. Phone  02 4571 1423
(Posted 1st May 2013)

(NSW, Wyong)  ROLAND AJ-1000
ONLY 210 PRINT HOURS serviced regularly. Print speeds of up to 90 sq m/hr $40,000. Tel: 0243533036
(Posted 23rd April 2013)

(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
(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)
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 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.
(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)




(VIC, Dandenong) Screen Printing Machine with UV Dryer. 2004 Sias Area Ultra P. Print Bed 3800x1600mm. Comes with 18 screens meshed in 140T various sizes, Squeegees, Coaters & Footprint of printing machine & dryer 10.5x2.8mtrs. MAKE AN OFFER TODAY!
(Posted 7th May 2013)


(VIC, Moorabbin) The Epson Stylus Pro 9900 is the new generation 44-inch large format printer that delivers higher levels of image and colour quality, productivity. Used for 3 years and works perfectly fine.Selling this printer due to business relocation. Tel: Moorabbin
(Posted 30th April 2013)


(VIC, Dingley Village) New Print head 2 EPSON DX4 SOLVENT (Mimaki - Roland) for SALE - $650 each 0408270722
(Posted 25th April 2013)


(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.
(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 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 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 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.
(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)


(QLD, Sandgate) Roland SC-500 (54") (Good for Parts)
Externally in good condition, 6 colour. When printing, quality was very good! Genuine Roland heat system. Manual & some software can be given. $1600 - All reasonable offers considered. Contact: Trent  0411 88 48 71
(Posted 9th May 2013)
(QLD, Gold Coast) Roland SolJet Pro II Print & Cut SC-540.
Heater with auto take up reel. 7x440 spare EcoSol cartridges. Versaworks. Great Condition $12500 plus GST ONO. 0755305569 0412306991
(Posted 8th May 2013)

(QLD, Brisbane) CNC Router/Engraver
1200 x 1200 x 100 mm. Excellent condition, had very little use. 3hp , 24000 rpm Spindle motor. Includes Type 3 software for XP, 2hp dust extraction unit, range of collets and tool bits. Also has spares kit including boards and motors. Price $5,750 or  0428 042 804
(Posted 3rd May 2013)
(QLD, North Brisbane) Roland XC540,
excellent working order, serviced every 3 months, complete with 1 to 2 full sets of ink. $15,200, Call  0422 268 687
(Posted 2nd May 2013)
(QLD, Gold Coast) - Seiko 104s
2.5m wide format printer. New heads, can run on either OEM inks or BULK aftermarket ink. All working except for the take-up which needs attention. Nice quality prints. Surplus to our needs as we have upgraded to a 2.6m Latex. For further info please call Peter on  0421 382 666  or email BEST OFFER BY END OF MONTH AND IT'S YOURS! We need the room!
(Posted 1st May 2013)
(QLD, Gold Coast) - Konica Minolta 6500
(65 pages per minute) SRA3 sheet-fed printer complete with fiery RIP. Includes 8000 sheet high capacity feeder, booklet maker, folder, stapler and scanner. Will print 350gsm card stock and anything below. Excellent condition with 2/3's of life capacity still remaining. Recently had full programed maintenance and ready to go for new owner. Perfect for those who wish to enter the digital print market with a high quality, high speed printer. We have just upgraded to a faster machine and this is surplus to our needs. See working. Phone Peter on  0421 382 666  or email to arrange a demo. $12,000 plus GST - an absolute bargain!
(Posted 1st May 2013)

(QLD, Brisbane south side) Surplus 8ft x 4ft sheets of white composite ($299 + gst for 10)
Call Helen 3390 3796 or pick up at 173 Redland bay rd Capalaba. Delivery can be arranged at $35 per sheet.
(Posted 23rd April 2013)
(QLD, Pialba) Bargain Buy - UV Flatbed Digital Printer. 2008, Flora Printer F1 -
180UV with full software ready to go PLUS a second 2006 LJ II1800-UV flatbed printer (used for parts). This is a fantastic opportunity to get into the UV flatbed market and save a fortune by printing directly onto substrates. This machine is capable of printing CMYK plus White.  Printable surface area is 1.8 m wide by maximum width of your media with max media thickness of 48mm. Machine has had some new heads installed. At a comparable price of $135,000 new, this is a bargain buy at only $50000 for both. Flaar Report available. Contact Darryl 0418797544 or
(Posted 22nd April 2013)

(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, 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. 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
(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)


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..
(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)

(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
(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.
(Posted 15th January 2013)

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(NSW, Silverwater) Positive Camtec Pty Ltd,
based in Silverwater/NSW, supply and service hardware, software and consumables for the Sign, Display Graphics, Large Format Printing, Plastics and Manufacturing industries. We are leaders in our field and offer a range of integrated solutions.
Positive Camtec is on a fast growth path and we need someone who wants to make a difference.
We are looking for an
experienced Sales Consultant who is ready to be an active member of a high performance team. You will be responsible for engaging in the sale of new and used capital equipment and our entire consumables range. You will manage an existing customer base, however your ability to identify new business opportunities is pivotal to succeeding in the role.
Your key responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):
*    Selling our entire product range and meeting sales targets
*    Establishing and building relationships
*    Identifying and developing new business opportunities
*    Contribute to our innovative and continuous improvement culture
*    Complete sales presentations; participate in exhibits, trade shows and other marketing initiatives undertaken by the company
As this is largely a customer-contact role, we need you to:
*    Have a proven sales and business development track record (min 2 years) ideally within the Sign & Display, Large Format Printing, Screen Printing or Manufacturing Services Sector
*    Have excellent communication & customer service skills
*    Have a great attitude and be a team player
*    Have proven field sales and account management experience (essential)
*    Have a demonstrated ability to meet or exceed targets
*    Be available to travel regionally and interstate
*    Have the ability to identify and negotiate with senior key decision makers in small to large corporate clients
*    Have previous experience of long term sales processes
If you are a motivated self starter and thrive on being part of a high performance sales team we want to hear from you. We provide ongoing training and development, which you will benefit from now and in the future.
An attractive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience awaits the successful candidate. Please send your resume to
Confidentiality and discretion is assured to all prospective candidates.
(Posted 3rd May 2013)

(QLD, Brisbane North) Busy Safety sign business is seeking an industry sales person
to help drive our organisation into several key markets. Must have proven sales skills. Please email an intro letter & resume. Tel:  07 3284 9326

(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
(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
(Posted 2nd April 2013)

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)

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.
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, 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 . 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.
*    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
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 or call 1300 820 520.
(Posted 18th February 2013)

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(QLD, Sunshine Coast) Sign & Sticker business for sale. established over 10yrs Roland Printer, laminator & vinyl cutters, shop on busy main rd with cheap rent, have other commitments sell at bargain price. PH  0402 728 917
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(VIC, South East Melbourne) Signage & Digital Print Business for Sale.
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