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2nd June 2014
 
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 results...

Do you employ a computerised Management Information System (MIS) in your business, if so, which one and how has it helped your business?

  
 

  

  • We use Trello online. It is basically a card indexing system. It lets our staff check what is 'in the works' from their tablets, PC's or smart phones wherever they are. It produces check lists, add photos while you are onsite and informs the team members that are assigned the jobs by email that the job is due to be started on a date coming up. It is a free application and would suit most SME's.

  • I use KiM Software, took me a little to get my head around it but that was mostly just me stuck in my ways... A year down the track and I'm loving work once again. Looking forward to their next version, one step closer to a paperless work shop.

  • Dolphin Software has been our pick. Still in the commissioning stages after many years of multiple databases and excel spreadsheet.
    Offered the best ability to integrate a complex costing formulae which is not a "normal" printing signage operation. When fully operational will provide much better work flow control, follow up and speed up our operations.

  • Any one who uses email or outlook uses one of these... We all do!
    Starting with excel then outlook way back when we all still used paint and a projector thrown up onto the sign wall. Collecting times on jobs and getting them time sheets entered into a spread sheet that helped me no end and pretty soon it became obvious who was dragging the chain.
    These days every body is crapping on about cloud this and cloud that and I'm sure it's going to be great once we have the NBN to support all these files flying around in this cloud. Well I've got everything the cloud can offer me cause Isn't the cloud just being able to access your stuff where ever you are? combined with an offsite fail safe backup process and I've got everything the cloud has to offer anyway!
    Currently run quotes jobs invoices and have my staff entering their times all in a customized version from KiM Software they are the only place that was happy to change modify their software to suit my needs.
    What ever my problem they have come through with a simple way to answer it, even made a few things which I didn't think were problems even easier.

  • By the time you analyse your data the train has left the station, you need to be on the ball all the time and manage your business to the future not from data you have collected month back. Service is the best seller, not collecting DATA. 

 

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.

 

If you have a subject that you would like us to survey, please send your subject to brian@wideformatonline.com. Thanks.) 

 


New South Wales

 

 

(NSW, Marrickville) AGFA Anapurna MW 1600mm wide printer with roll option. 6 colour with WHITE ink, Wasatch RIP software & Pulford compressor. In top condition and demo available.35K ONO

Tel: 0295198340

(Posted 29th May 2014)

 

(NSW CASINO) Complete sublimation setup, Ricoh gel printer,hat press,plate cups,machines $3.500, stock $3.400, stock sheets, sell lot $5000, ty@creativeartworx.com.au or 0402 584 052

(Posted 28th My 2014)

 

(NSW, Waterloo) HP Designjet L25500 60" Latex ink printer with takeup reel. $10,000 + gst. 0418 287 004
(Posted 13th May 2014)

 

(NSW, Thornleigh) HP Designjet 5500 42" UV/Dye tube kits, includes: Take-Up Reel, Some UV Inks and Printheads, surplus to our needs. $1,500.00. 0419 264 975
(Posted 6th May 2014)

 

(NSW, Gosford) Gerber Edge 2. Gerber Sprint plotter & Omega software. Computer & monitor included with everything running. Corel X5 and Signtools 4 installed as well. Gas struts need regassing on Edge printer and plotter getting power supply repaired otherwise all good working order. Have foils of varying colours and lengths included. $7500. 0415 126 484
(Posted 5th May 2014)

 

(NSW, Kingsgrove) Mimaki JV3 250 4 colour 2500mm wide printer,work in good condition, $2000 demo avaliable, 0422557888
(Posted 28th April 2014)

 

 

(NSW, Sydney) HP Designjet 800 good running condition for sale $ 1800 inc. GST. for pickup only.

02 262 4144

(Posted 9th April 2014

 

Wanted (NSW, Newcastle) WANTED - Mimaki CJV30 for parts or wrecking. 
Tel: 0249567496
(Posted 31st March 2014) 

(NSW, Rydalmere) Special on Ex demo and last year model machines. Seiko W64s+ onyx $14k , Seiko H104 8 colour $56k, Seiko H104 4 colour bulk $37k, Seiko H74 8 colour $30k. Prices ex GST.
Please call David for further machines and info
0418439708
(Posted 19th March 2014)

 

Wanted (NSW, Sydney) Do you know anyone who is fixing Chinese Eco Solvent Printers in Sydney, 

and also are there any parts available in Australia for that models? Tel: 0400081639

(Posted 13th March 2014)

 

(NSW, Chipping Norton) ROLAND XJ-640 PRO111 SOLJET (Print Only)

Large Format Digital Printer.Excellent condition. Perfect head status. Prints 1625mm, 6 colour, complete with take up (heater/dryer) unit. Only genuine Eco Solmax inks. Full service history. Versa Works Software.Price $12000 Neg.Inspection welcome. Call Kevin on 0409 691199

(Posted 13th March 2014)

 

(NSW,Parkes) EGX-20 Engraver,Roland

Suit new buyer,Not used,Comes with Diamond Scribe Attachment.$2500 Greg 0421 420 222

(Posted 12th March 2014)

 

(NSW, West Ryde) HP25500 Latex Inks $120/catridge(CMYKLcLm 2 sets)

Mob : 0432 345 989

(Posted 7th March 2014)

 

(NSW, Silverwater) Roland Versa Studio BN20 

$7000 + gst neg. Great condition. New head. Email inq:

sales@positivecamtec.com.au 

(Posted 27th February 2014)

 

(NSW, Crows Nest) NEOLT 150 Trimmer. With Stand, with Take up reel, with catcher.
As new condition. Not a scratch. Cost over $1700. Sell $1000
0418120065
(Posted 11th February 2014)

 

(NSW, Dover Heights) HP9000s Solvent wide format. Lots of Ink,  Been in storage, should be working once run up, but I have not tested.
Contact for more details, MAKE AN OFFER.
0418120065
(Posted 11th February 2014)

 

(NSW, LUGARNO) Canon ipf8300s NEAR NEW $5500
0410343727
(Posted 10th February 2014)

 

(NSW, Ingleburn) 1600 Sign Master Laminator hot/cold application suit new buyer .very little work $8,100 incl GST. Ph 029605 3000
(Posted 3rd February 2014)


ACT

(ACT, Fyshwick) Fujifilm Acuity Advance

(rebranded Oce under licence) flat bed and roll to roll UV printer. CMYK + White. Purchased second hand in September 2011 and can view working.
Print direct to composite sheet, corflute, acrylic, glass etc. Selling due to upgrade.
Flatbed 1.25m x 2.5m and roll up to 2.1. Software - Production server 6. Selling with associated spare parts.
Buyer to remove at their cost. $40,000.00 + GST Priced to sell.

Contact Jon Loiterton, Signs Letters n Lines, Canberra, 02 6239 1313, 0418 627 536, jon@sll.net.au  

(Posted 19th May 2014)

 
(ACT, Canberra)ROLAND SP540V WIDE FORMAT ECO SOLVENT PRINTER / CUTTER REFURBISHED 
2 NEW PRINT HEADS INSTALLED 7 WEEKS AGO. PRINTS AS NEW CONDITION. COMES WITH VERSAWORKS RIP, INSTALLED INKS & SOME VINYL. YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED WITH THIS QUALITY ROLAND PRINTER FOR YOUR SIGN PRINTING, STICKERS, VINYL CUT LETTERING AND GARMENT AND T-SHIRT PRINTING. A VIDEO OF THE MACHINE WORKING IS LOCATED HERE:
http://youtu.be/KYpR8qQNsx0
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRkJJl82XAY
Tel: 01414545564
(Posted 14th April 2014)
 

(ACT, Queanbeyen) Mimaki JV5-160 HS Solvent Printer Good Condition $10,000
Mimaki UJV-160 LED UV Printer Good Condition $10,000
Mimaki JV4-160 Kiwa Dyesub Bulk Ink Good Condition $3,000
Call Rick 0407 978473 rick@screenmakers.com.au 
(Posted 3rd February 2014)

Victoria
 

(VIC, Werribee) Roland VersaUV LEF-12, CMYK+White+Gloss, as new condition, includes filtration-unit stand, VersaWorks software, sundry cleaning and substrate consumables, workstation available, $25,000 incl. del. & GST (RRP = $30,000+), David, 0439 576 947.

(Posted 29th May 2014)

 

(VIC, Carrum Downs) Roland SP-540V Print/Cut - Perfect Working Order. Recently Serviced before Easter and serviced every 6 months. Comes with ink almost full plus spare set of ink cartridges. Always used Genuine Roland ECO SOL MAX ink. Full roll of 54" vinyl + some other media. $7500

Tel: 0477 831 296

(Posted 21st May 2014)

 

(VIC, Narre Warren) Dye Sub Heat Press twin shuttle 2500mm x 1250mm vacuum beds. Mimaki JV22 textile printer with bulk ink system running KIWAjet inks Very good condition $49K will separate ph: 0412 515 868

(Posted 21st May 2014)

 

(VIC, North Melbourne) Konica Minolta Bizhub Pro C6500, working perfectly, Print speed 65 PPM. Prints paper from 65gsm to 300gsm,also prints size up 320x900mm long banner, it comes with Fiery Rip and Lots of Spare Toner. Tel:  03 93293833

(Posted 20th May 2014)

 

(VIC, Melbourne) For Sale Kala Bunny laminator

760m wide great condition $3500 contact Nick 0418 104 324


(VIC, Melbourne) For Sale summa cutter S75

T series great condition sale price $4500 ONO contact Nick 0418 104 324.

(Posted 14th May 2014)

 

(VIC, Bayswater North) HP Designjet Z2100

photo 44inch x2, $1500 for both, one working one not. contact  0422003060

(Posted 14th May 2014)

 

(VIC, North Melbourne)Offset Printer, Heidelberg GTO 52

1983 with compact dampening system, in excellent working condition $7000+GST

Tel: 03 93293833 

(Posted 13th May 2014)

 

(VIC, North Melbourne) Folding Machine Shoei Slient KT52

(made in Japan) 1997 with cross folding A3-DL, in good working condition $7000+GST. Tel: 03 93293833

(Posted 13th May 2014)

 

(VIC, North Melbourne) CTP Screen Plate Rite 8300E

A1 CTP 2009 with on line processing and plate stacker, still in production, $70,000+GST. Tel: 03 93293833

(Posted 13th May 2014)

 

(VIC, North Melbourne) Solvent Printer

6 years old, width upto 3.2m, 6 colours Konica Minolta Print head 512, Resolution upto 720x720 dpi. excellent working conditions. Free accessories and ink approx. 20 litres.$3000+GST Tel: 03 93293833

(Posted 13th May 2014)

 

(VIC, North Melbourne) HP 5000 Designjet

x2pcs, 6 colours Printing width 1500mm with decoding chip working compatible with 3rd colour ink. Can be used for spare parts. $1000+GST.Tel: 03 93293833

(Posted 13th May 2014)

 

(VIC, North Melbourne) AGFAjet Sherpa 43 (Mutoh),

2nd hand, never used since last maintenance by AGFA. 6 colours Piezo print head. $500+GST. Tel: 03 93293833

(Posted 13th May 2014)

 

(VIC, North Melbourne)Audley Cold auto laminator

1600mm width good conditions, Max thickness:25mm, Max width: 1600mm, Heating Way : infrared heating,Speed : 0--7m/min,$2500+GST Tel: 03 93293833

(Posted 13th May 2014)

 

(VIC, North Melbourne)Shrink Wrap Machine

x2PCS, Made by Heatshrink Australia Pty Ltd. One is working, the other can be repaired. Together ONLY $500+GST Tel: 03 93293833
(Posted 13th May 2014)

 

(VIC, Sunshine West) 2010 Inca Spyder V

(4 Colour & White) digital flatbed Printer and accessories. Comes with recently installed brand new heads with spares, rip hardware package and colourgate production server. Serviced by Fujifilm Australia every three months. Service support and spare parts are available for the next 7 years, Production capabilities of 50SQ.M. Per Hour at Production specification selling due to upgrade. Must sell!!  Asking $70,000.00+GST Tel: 03 9311 9755.

(Posted 2nd May 2014)

 

(VIC, St Kilda) Gravotec FC3100-120 plotter/vinyl cutter.

In good working order. Can view working. Requires Flexi software (also avail for sale separately) $1200 04371952187

(Posted 2nd May 2014)

 

(VIC, Geelong) Wide Format Roland XJ 640 Pro 3

High Speed Printer in excellent condition. Warranty till Jan 2017. Prints 1600mm wide with take up & extra blower/ heater unit. Recently serviced- always been serviced by Roland Technicians, using genuine ink with perfect head status.$15000.00 Please feel free to contact me on 0418133146.

(Posted 28th April 2014)

 

(VIC, South Yarra) Mimaki JV3-160

running HS inks. In working order. Needs new Yellow head. Good for spare parts. Quick sale required as it is taking up space. $500 (0414 538 274).

(Posted 23rd April 2014)

 

Wanted (VIC, Torquay) WANTED. Good quality working cold LAMINATOR.

Must be wide enough for 1370 prints. Need another machine for the busy periods. Tel: 0412 290 659

(Posted 22nd April 2014)

 

(VIC, Bentleigh) . For Sale Epson 11880 with spare set of cartridges , comes with Wasatch SP rip program (great for film work) brand new condition $ 9750.00. Tel: 0488 005 980

(Posted 7th April 2014)

 

(VIC, Melbourne) Large IR conveyor dryer - 3 years old. Electric dryer for garment printer. Welcome to view machine working. 32 A current / 240V. Manual included.
Tel: 0422.485795
(Posted 3rd April 2014) 

  

(VIC, Melbourne) Buy equipment to set up a garment screen printing business. 8 colours screen printer, gas dryer, screens, free paints and operator available if required . Make offer after inspection.
Tel: 0422.485795
(Posted 3rd April 2014)

 

(VIC, Melbourne) Automatic Exposure Unit. Currently using this in production. Buyer is welcome to view machine working. 32 A current / 240V.Excellent condition. $2000 or NON
Tel: 0422.485795
(Posted 3rd April 2014)

 

(VIC, Melbourne) Big Oven for Drying. Currently using this in production. Buyer is welcome to view machine working. 32 A current / 240V. Excellent condition. $1100 or ONOTel: 0422.485795
(Posted 3rd April 2014)

 

(VIC, Chelsea) Various Screen print; Digital and Finishing equipment Surplus to ongoing production requirements.Offers considered. Available ex South East Melbourne (Mulgrave / Keysborough / Chelsea Heights).Some of the equipment includes: Sias Multiformula 2 Colour UV Ink machine & Dryer line; * Plastic Vacuum Form Machines; *Morbidelli Author Router; * Como 60" Cut Paper & card Guillotine; * Crest Foamboard Cutter; * Sonic Welder; * 60 x 40" Projection Gallery Camera; * Scitex Image Setter & Film Processor Line; * HP 5500 Digital Printers (4); * HP 10000 Eco solvent Digital Printers (2) * Adco Screen Print D/E Coater; * Drying (Flip) Racks - 60" x 40" and 8' x 4'; * Laminator width approx 2100 mm.
Email:- Andrew Smoker - andrews@activedisplay.com.au for a full list and details if interested.
(Posted 31st March 2014)  

 

(VIC, Campbellfield) Canon W8400 Inkjet. Need a new head / good for parts,otherwise all in working order. asking for $900 & pick up. Can supply Onxy 7 Rip for extra $250
0433383200
(Posted 20th February 2014)

 

(VIC, Melbourne) For sale Cardboard cutting machine KL-1300 . ask for 1000$. Tel: 0402164094
(Posted 18th February 2014)

 

(VIC, Wodonga) Roland Xj640 PROII Soljet (Print Only) Large Format Digital Printer
Prints 1600mm (64") wide, 6 colour complete with take up (heater/dryer) unit, prints upto 41.8 Sq. m/hr, manufacturers warranty until April 2017, only ever used genuine Eco Solmax inks, full service history by authorised Roland Technicians , Versa Works Software.
Price $16500.00 Neg. (Would suit new buyer)
Can help with packaging, freight at buyers expense.
Tel: 0260566060
(Posted 17th February 2014)

 

(VIC, Melbourne) A3 Flatbed Epson T-shirt printer for sale. Good condition. ask for 1400$
0402164094
(Posted 14th February 2014)

 

(VIC, Kilsyth) Roland XJ-640 Printer, 1625mm width, 6 Colour, $9900 call Michael 0407 865 909.
(Posted 10th February 2014)

 

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Queensland

 

(QLD, Gold Coast) MIMAKI  JV3 130 SP 2T  ECOSOL PRINTER  1300 WIDE PRINT. This beautiful  printer prints perfectly ..NEW HEADS..AND DAMPERS  no lines. Kept in excellent, clean condition in dust proof room. NOT dirty factory ..BULK INK SYSTEM and will supply quality inks (ITINK) 1litre bottles with it. 13 Yellow 4 Red  3 Black  13 Cyan worth $200 each plusGST ($6,400 value free). $9,000 for the package ($7,000 on its own..no ink). $10,000 if you want the program (Mimaki Raster link SuperPro 3), dongle and computer also

0418 321943

(Posted 27th May 2014)

 

(QLD, Maryborough) Universal Versa Laser 40 watt laser engraver / cutter. Has just had new laser installed and full service, receipts for around $8k. Comes complete with stand and computer. Warranty on laser tube. 813mm x 457mm cutting area. Comes with rotary engraving device $27,000 Tel: (07) 4123 3090

(Posted 21st May 2014)

 

(QLD, Townsville) 4 Post Screen Printing machine. Manufactured by...Jasbro, Burleigh Heads. Model...4 posti-sx1;Serial...0401091; 415 volts 10 amps; 60" x 40"; 4 post flatbed; Semi automatic printing machine; Machine is in good working order & good condition; Flat undamaged vacuum bench; Strong vacuum; Smooth action table with foot pedal; 2 of 60" x 40" 100T aluminium frames; 1 set, squeegees & flooder 1050 long 1 set, squeegees & flooder 600 long; Machine approx 2.5 tonne; Can be forklift loaded; Comes with operating instructions. Price...Make an offer $$$. Contact Geoff Gracie geoff@graciesigns.com.au.

(Posted 19th May 2014) 

 

(QLD, Brendale) Roland VP540i

with take-up device in excellent condition. Print heads are in excellent condition and the machine itself is as new. $13500 + gst. 1300 423 826 ask for Paul Tel: 1300 423 826

(Posted 13th May 2014)

 

(QLD, Gold Coast) DGI VT111-98DF Solvent Printer

,  - 2.5m Wide, - 4 Colour, - 8 Heads, - In working order, - MAKE AN OFFER. Tel: 07 5576 8124

(Posted 5th May 2014)

 

(QLD, Cornubia) SIGN VINYL -

good quality - HALF PRICE 50% OFF SALE !! $150 each. QUALITY - Promotion Grade Vinyl - 45m Rolls in matt colours 610mm long. RED - BLACK - WHITE Easy to Weed , Good Adhesion , Promotional Grade +$20 freight anywhere in Australia or pick up.BLACK - 3 rolls WHITE - 3 rolls RED - 7 rolls contact buzzdisplays@gmail.com Tel: 0411101010

(Posted 23rd April 2014)

 

(QLD, Brisbane) Equipment for Relocation to ANYWHERE.

Fully integrated computerised print shop. Roland SP-540i, Wide Format Trim Table, Xerox Apeosport C6550I plus , Ideal 4850-95 laser digital Guillotine, Ideal Manual Guillotine, RISO RP3700, Brother MFC-J6510DWA3 fax/copier, assorted print stock. All excellent working condition. Package $28k. Ph 0419 419 439

(Posted 22nd April 2014)

 

(QLD, Brisbane) 4 Laminating Roll Film

made by Gold Sovereign for $40 each, these are all new. Tel: 0421117715

(Posted 20th April 2014)

 

(QLD, Redcliffe)Tajima Embroidery Machine

(Industrial) for Sale- Single Head. 2005 Model- Single Head, 15 Needles TFMX-C1501  Frames included  $8,000 Tel: 0435 768 579

(Posted 18th April 2014)

 

(QLD, Brisbane) Used IDEAL WERK 7460 guillotine

for $1999 negotiable, in excellent condition Tel: 0421117715

(Posted 18th April 2014)

 
(QLD, Redcliffe)Tajima Embroidery Machine (Industrial)
for Sale- Single Head

2005 Model- Single Head, 15 Needles TFMX-C1501  Frames included  $8,000

0435 768 579

(Posted 18th April 2014)

 

(QLD, Brisbane) Used IDEAL WERK 7460 guillotine for $1999 negotiable, in excellent condition

0421117715

(Posted 18th April 2014)

 

(QLD, Brisbane) New AR-C16T1 toner for sale, for $85 negotiable.

0421117715

(Posted 18th April 2014

 

(QLD, Brisbane) Roland SP-540i for sale at $13,000 negotiable, in excellent condition.

0421117715

(Posted 18th April 2014)

 

(QLD, Oxenford) Roland SP-540v VersaCamm printer cutter. Just serviced, new printer heads.

Running perfectly. $9,000. Ph: 0409 284 295

(Posted 15th April 2014)

 

(QLD, Brisbane) Stock for your own picture framing business, moulding, machinery, glass, matt board, art prints ect. Worth $700,000 will accept $60,000 ono. Ph Bryan 0488632340

(Posted 2nd April 2014) 

  

(QLD, Gold Coast) MIMAKI JVC160 SP SOLVENT PRINTER 1600MM WIDE PRINT

Bulk Ink Take Up roll incl. printer software computer and dongle excellent print or spare parts $5000 READY FOR IMMEDIATE PRINTING SIGNS AND BANNERS. Recently serviced... Must pick up from us on Gold Coast.

07 5539 6767

(Posted 1st April 2014)

 

(QLD, Gold Coast) NEOLT VERTICAL FOAM 160 CUTTER,  SPARE BLADES INCLUDED. Cuts up to 10mm coreflute, Foamcore, Foamed PVC 1.2m x 2.4m MAKE LIFE EASIER !!

Tel:  07 5539 6767

(Posted 1st April 2014)

 
Wanted (QLD, Sunshine Coast) Sp300 Roland Printer OR Parts.
Anyone throwing away there roland sp300 printer or parts, happy to collect from Brisbane. ph: 0401 200 902
(Posted 20th March 2014)
  

(QLD, Burleigh Heads) Grey and Black Dryer for Printer
$300.00 each ($1500.00 new) - 1 available
Small fans and heating element from DGS
Burleigh Heads
T: (07) 31932100
(Posted 19th March 2014) 

  

(QLD, Burleigh Heads) Grey and Black Dryer for JV4 Printer DGS

$300.00 each ($1500.00 new) - 2 available
Small fans and heating element from DGS
Burleigh Heads
T: (07) 31932100
(Posted 19th March 2014)


(QLD, Burleigh Heads) Thermal Heat Lamps White & Small Fans x 3 available

Positive Camtech
$500.00 each ($1500.00 new)
Burleigh Heads
T: (07) 31932100
(Posted 19th March 2014)


(QLD, Sunshine Coast) Mutoh Full Solvent Printer, prints up to 2.2metres wide

4 or 6 colour printing no laminating required, full roll feed
and take up unit, all in working order $1000
Chris 0418 411 544
(Posted 18th March 2014)

  

(QLD, Burleigh Heads) Korean Press - Flatbed - APC4260

Electrically Heated Plate Teflon Coated, Digital Timer , Floating Head for Even Pressure, Automatic Pallets for Loading, Adjustable Hydraulic Pressure, $9999.00

T: (07) 31932100

(Posted 12th March 2014)

  

(QLD, Brisbane) DRILL LIHIT LAB 

30mm depth approx paper 80gsm with lock down clamp and spare drill bits including standard 2,3,4 hole and more. $550  ono Tel: 0433178111

(Posted 9th March 2014)

  

(QLD, Brisbane) Roland VP540 Wide Format Print/Cut. All in excellent condition. Comes with takeup device and VersaWorks PIP. phone Paul on 1300 423 826. 
(Posted 7th March 2014)

 

(QLD, Brisbane) Roland SP300v Wide Format Printer. Print Width is 760mm.
4 Colour CMYK - 2 BRAND NEW printheads.
Price includes VersaWorks RIP.
Price includes 1 set of inks.
This Roland SP300v is in excellent condition.
We can deliver door to door if required.
Price $6,500. Phone Paul 0408 474 860
(Posted 7th March 2014)

  

(QLD, Noosa) Roland VP540i print & cut. Fully serviced by Sign Essential 6 mths warranty remaining.
$7000 0421 772 858
(Posted 5th March 2014)

  

(QLD, Brisbane) Multicam Model M-1 CNC Routing machine 1200 x 1000 routing area, Elte 2.2kw high frequency routing spindle, Enroute CAM module software and Window 7 computer, Trico Mist sprayer, Custom made vacuum table with Busch pump. Hafco dust / chip extractor plus assorted tooling. Purchased 2010 and had little use. $20,000 to a good home. 07 3299 3877
(Posted 3rd March 2014)


(QLD, Gold Coast)  Summa T series  s1600 Tangential knife vinyl cutter  $5000 Tel: 0407 493 365

(Posted 3rd March 2014)  

  

(QLD, Gold Coast) Sign Making and Cutting Table on wheels. 1830mm x 1520mm x 920mm (h), 4 x plastic casters. $690+gst. Call 07 55632284
(Posted 25th February 2014)

  

(QLD, Gold Coast)Ex Demo Epson Dye-sublimation printer (17 inches wide), 3 rolls of media, 4L of ink, software. For doing apparel, stubby coolers, bar runners, mugs, cups etc. Mark 0404689825 $4500+gst Demos welcome.

(Posted 21st February 2014)

  

(QLD, Underwood) Agfa flatbed printer. $2000.00  07 3208 6744
(Posted 5th February 2014)

  

(QLD, Brisbane) Roland VP540I Print and Cut 1370mm wide. Perfect working order suit new buyer. Complete with media take up. Fully serviced buy Sign Essentials Brisbane. Package with cold laminator $10,500.00. Phone: 0417 601 935 for more details.
(Posted 4th February 2014)

  

(QLD, Hervey Bay) UV Flatbed Digital Printer. 2008, Flora Printer F1-180UV PLUS 2006 LJ II1800-UV flatbed printer (used for parts). Save a fortune by printing directly onto substrates. Printable surface area is 1.8m wide by any length of media with max thickness 48mm. At a comparable price of $135,000 new, this is a bargain buy at only $23,000. Flaar Report available. Contact Darryl 0418797544.
(Posted 3rd February 2014)

  

(QLD, Brisbane) Agfa Anapurna M. UV Hybrid, Flatbed and Roll Feed Machine. CMYK LtC LtM, prints 720 and 1440 dpi. Professionally profiled using Lyson Ink. Has front and rear trolleys for rigid substrate printing. Runs Wasatch. $20,000 call Phil 0412 787 496.
(Posted 2nd February 2014)

 
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South Australia

 

(S.A.,Adelaide) $5,500 Cannon ipf8300 Image Prograf

Wide Format Printer 44" Less the 3 years old, print heads recently replaced. Prints perfectly.The re-formulated 12-color LUCIA pigment ink system increases the achievable colour gamut by approximately 20% from the previous imagePROGRAF 12-colour series. A large 160GB hard drive, sub-ink tank system, Gigabit Ethernet support and Accounting Manager feature make this a premier solution for the fine art, photography and proofing markets.

Tel: 0413373046

(Posted 24th May 2014)

 

(SA, Adelaide CBD) Ideal 4850-95EP Programmable Guillotine,

good condition, comes with 2 blades and all accessories, manual in tact. $20K PLUS NEW, WILL SELL FOR ONLY $3,900

0411611668 

(Posted 29th April 2014

 

(SA, Allenby Gardens) Roland SC-545EX - $8500.00

6 colour eco solvent printer, Max print width 1370mm, new print heads, with Roland Versaworks RIP software. Pick up only. Phone Andrew 0433 176 959

(Posted 12th March 2014)

 
 
 
(SA, Mansfield Park) panel saw/table saw, buyer to remove , working condition, 3phase.

$800 Ono

Phone: 0401425769
(Posted 6th March 2014)

Western Australia 

 

(WA, Canning Vale) Mutoh Valuejet 1604 Not working has heater control board problem. Regularly serviced and great printer however surplus to requirements. Good for parts, free but you have to pick up

0439 067 053

(Posted 6th May 2014)

 

(WA, Byford) $15.500 prefer to sell as a job lot.

Roland SP 540 i print and cut machine 2 years old , private use not comercial. Electric cold laminater; Stock of vinyl; banner wrap and canvas; Rotary cutter; work tables.

0439913196

(Posted 28th April 2014)

 

(WA, Bayswater) Screenprinting work shop clearance Svecia Matic 1.2 x 1.5m print area excellent cond UV Dryer 3m x 2 m exposure unit wash troughs rack full of UV inks the lot for $10,000

08 9473 4488 or 0417 794 630

(Posted 16th April 2014)

 

Wanted (WA, Burswood) Wanted - Mimaki JV5 - 160, Good condition within State. 0438948029

(Posted 25th March 2014)

  

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(NSW, Kirrawee) CENTRAL SIGNS Pty Ltd, KIRRAWEE

Job Description

Sales Support / Industrial Designer

We require person with knowledge of materials and fabrication processes to prepare workshop drawings for sign manufacture and installation.

Experience with graphics software essential. Corel Draw preferred.

Responsibilities

*    Prepare sign design drawings using tender pricing information when available and softwares, job sheets, instructions, and schedules in collaboration with Project Managers

*    Prepare detailed costing sheets and production schedules, including relevant material that require orders from suppliers and/or subcontractors

*    Generate artwork / layouts / sign designs and create artwork, ready to use in production

*    Investigate and report to the Project Managers and/or the Production Manager alternative materials or production methods that are economical and produce the same or higher quality outputs

*    Gather information from architectural and engineering drawings, tenders, archived data and related documentation that will assist in job sheets.

*    Uses design/drafting software to prepare sketches and technical drawings.

Qualifications Needed:

*    Tertiary training in science, engineering and architecture

*    Ability to read and understand technical drawings (sign industry would be an advantage)

*    Knowledge of industrial manufacturing processes - cutting, grinding, welding, engraving, folding etc.

*    Ability to present information clearly and concisely

*    Computer skills and ability to prepare and manipulate graphics

Apply:  mail@centralsigns.com.au

(Posted 26th May 2014)

  

(NSW, Caringbah) Graphic Designer & Wide Format printing
We are a family owned Franchised Printing business in Caringbah Sydney south NSW. The business specialises in small- to medium print-runs for businesses in the Shire. Often our customers want us to design the artwork for the work to be printed. The business has the latest graphics design software as well as high quality print and finishing equipment. Our dedication to the business and our commitment to service excellence to our customers is translating into exceptional growth in sales. Our dream is to grow the business to be the Graphic Designers and Printers of choice in the area.
We are looking for a motivated, reliable and trustworthy person with extensive experience designing artwork for Digital and Wide Format printing. In addition the successful candidate will be responsible for operating our digital press, customer service, reception duties and general duties in the business. You must be a good organiser who can work independently, with minimal supervision. At times you will be the only person in the business whilst the owners / directors are attending to other business matters. This position is ideal for candidates looking for permanent part time or casual hours.
Previous Print Industry experience will be beneficial.

Please email your CV's to caringbah@minutemanpress.com or chrisjutt@yahoo.com

(Posted 16th April 2014)

 
(NSW, Sydney) Contractor wanted to wrap cars.
Must have experience! And enough photos to prove it. Lump sum or hourly rate, can be done after normal work hours or weekends, very flexible. Need ASAP
Tel: 0416227767 
(Posted 5th April 2014) 
 

(NSW, Sydney) Product Support - Sydney  

Company Background 

Roland DG Australia a market leader of digital format printing machines based in the Northern Beaches of Sydney is seeking a Junior Technical Product Support person with relevant experience to assist the support team for customer's located in Australia, South East Asia and New Zealand. The position is a telephone support and equipment demonstration role.

You will be joining a dynamic team in a well established company with twenty five years of operations.  

Final salary will depend on qualifications and experience.  

Candidate:

  • 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 VersaWorks  
  • Experience in the operation of Roland production printers.  
  • Exposure to design programmes eg. Flexi design, Corel draw  
  • Team player  
  • Valid driver's licence preferred 

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 27th March 2014)

 

(NSW, Western Sydney) Service Technician

An opportunity for an experienced support technician  with experience in wide-format inkjet printers.

Key responsibilities in this role will be:

-Provide high level technical on-site support. Resolve issues related to software, hardware and configuration

-Effectively communicate and obtain the appropriate data needed to resolve the service call

-Interface with other engineers to resolve customer issues

-Provide a technical leadership role while working with customers and dealers

-Use complex tools and excellent troubleshooting skills to identify, analyse and resolve technical issues

-Maintain customer issue data in a call tracking database

-Understand and explain related technical issues through product knowledge and reported issues

-Participate in conference calls, as necessary, to resolve customer issues

-Respond to urgent after hours customer calls, as necessary

-Recall or relate known or prior issues/status/fixes to newly reported issues

-Accomplish department and organization mission by completing related results as needed

Previous experience servicing within the wide format digital Inkjets market is an advantage.  You will have ability to work independently as well as part of a team, flexibility, strong aptitude for customer applications, excellent customer service skills and good communication skill. Prefer a degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or Computer Science with 2-3 years of related work experience. Photoshop and Illustrator experience preferred. Base salary + car allowance.

Please forwarding your resume to miki.ikari@advantageresourcing.com . Please note only applicants shortlisted for this role will be contacted.

(Posted 18th February 2014)

 

Victoria

 

(VIC, Richmond) WANTED: Sign Maker / Install / Digital Printing.

START A.S.A.P.... The successful applicant will have good customer service experience, great time management skills, good organisational skills, a positive attitude and an ability to work unsupervised Tel: 03 9429 6140

(Posted 14th May 2014)

 

(VIC) Area Sales Manager

Stickittome Australia has been supplying the Australian sign and graphics industry since 2001. We are proud to be the Australian distributor of HEXIS who produce a broad spectrum of quality products for all signage applications. We also supply a comprehensive selection of other products and accessories. Our philosophy is based on understanding the needs of our clients and providing solutions that are right for them and we are currently looking for a new Area Sales Manager in Victoria.

This new role will report to the National Sales Manager and will focus on designated areas in Victoria. The successful candidate would be required to service existing accounts as well as establish new customer accounts and drive brand awareness in the marketplace. We are looking for someone with a passion for the industry and a strong sales background.

The renumeration package will include a competitive salary, fully serviced vehicle, laptop, phone and future training opportunities. If this sounds like an opportunity for you, please send your resume to: marketing@stickittome.com.au. Or for more details, send us an email or call Elisha on 0404 012 859.

(Posted 1st April 2014)

 

Queensland

 

Wanted (QLD, IPSWICH/BRISBANE area.) I am looking for a financial backer or a offer of full-time employment.
My skills are OFFSET, DIGITAL & WIDE FORMAT. ESTIMATING ETC. 
paulukau@yahoo.com 
(Posted 21st May 2014)
 

 

(QLD, Coopers Plain) Signwriter/vinyl person required Immediate start for right person Experienced in all aspects of the sign industry. Manufacture, design, print, vinyl, installation etc. Phone Sandy 33444333  sandyk@raymarksigns.com.au
(Posted 5th May 2014)
 

 

(QLD, Rothwell) Junior Sign and Design-Rothwell  About the Job
Our business is making a range of signs, banners and stickers for shops, cars, retail, sports clubs, real estate and print lines such as business cards, brochures and flyers. We also do clothing with screenprint and embroidery.
We are seeking an enthusiastic Junior to assist us in all areas who is organised and able to do a variety of tasks with minimal instructions and has an eye for detail.
The main role will be related to signage manufacture, installation and applications.
If you are keen and enthusiastic to work and learn in this field the career path can lead to a Signwriter Trade or Graphic Designer position.
Apply ONLY by email to office@signcellar.net.au
NOTE: There is a 3 month trial period for this position and you will be reviewed monthly over that period.
PLEASE NOTE: phone applications are not accepted. Only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.
(Posted 5th May 2014)
 

 

(QLD, Maroochydore) Signage - General Production & Installation Staff Required
We are a Sunshine Coast business servicing a large range of large corporate and commercial customers across SEQ and beyond.
Due to business growth and new contracts in place, we are expanding our team and are looking for general production & installation staff  to join our team based in Maroochydore.
We need:  people with a positive "can do" attitude and strong work ethic - General construction, production and installation experience required
If you are  ready for a challenge and a career opportunity, send your application to admin@braggs.com.au 

(Posted 23rd April 2014)
 

 

Wanted (QLD, Brisbane area) Work Wanted - Cnc flatbed router operator/programmer Brisbane and surrounds, various software and routers experience, engraving and infilling, spray painting, general manufacturing/all rounder, blue card, forklift/ewp tickets, casual or full time. mark93@iprimus.com.au   0488919523

(Posted 31st March 2014)

 

(QLD, Gold Coast) FLATBED PRINT OPERATOR REQUIRED

Must be experienced in all aspects of flatbed printing, preferably on Oce Arizona. Casual position with a view to full time.

Tel: 07 5520 2100

(Posted 27th March 2014) 

 

(QLD, Sunshine Coast) CNC OPERATOR / LASER & ROTARY ENGRAVER

Full-time Position available for an enthusiastic team member to operate CNC, LASER & ENGRAVING

Machinery. Must have knowledge of the industry & is always willing to improve their own

skill-set & knowledge base as the industry changes.

Programs & machinery list below that will be of benefit if you've already used

Programs used:

CorelDraw X5, Gravostyle 7, EnRoute 4 (+ more)

Machinery used:

Gravograph Rotary Engraver & Laser Engraver. Multicam CNC

Please email resumes too sales@sunquest.com.au

(Posted 26th March 2014) 

 

(QLD, Sunshine Coast) PRODUCTION MANAGER - POSITION AVAILABLE

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced individual to join our manufacturing facility on the Sunshine Coast QLD.

Reporting to Management this role will drive performance, provide strong leadership, determine optimal use of production and transport resources and identify and implement opportunities for business improvement.

The successful individual will have a proven career in a leadership capacity managing a production operation within a fast paced, short lead-time manufacturing environment.

Key responsibilities will include:

Co-ordinate with Management orders are completed in due time for packing and dispatch.

Ensure all signage is produced with strict quality control.

Pre-Press, colour correction/matching, preparation of files, ripping and Large format printing to multiple devices.

Arizona 660XT / ProCut multi-function cutter / HP Latex / CNC / Laser / Laminating / Diamond edge Polishing / finishing / Packing / Freight

Mac / Kims / ONYX Thrive / CS6

Maintain good stock levels of print-related consumables & media.

Maintain machines & work area to an exceptionally high standard of cleanliness.

Complete artwork if required & pre-press files in a timely manner to ensure consistent work flow.

Ensure OH&S guidelines are followed at all times.

Contributing to and provide recommendations for improvement of internal systems and procedures

If you're a motivated worker with the required skill set, we'd like to hear from you.

Please email your CV highlighting your skills and experience, telling us a little bit about yourself.

info@kawanasigns.com.au

(Posted 26th March 2014)

 

Wanted (QLD, Ipswich or Brisbane) (Work Wanted, part time-full time) 14 Years Experience with Epson Large Format Printers, 9500,7600, 9600,7880, 4900, and Expert in Photoshop. (used to lecture & Write article on it also) Ipswich/Brisbane. (07-38160341) Sandy

(Posted 6th March 2014)
 
Wanted (QLD, Brisbane & Gold Coast Region) "Work Wanted"
20 Y.O Male 6ft tall with over 2x years experience in the sign industry looking for a job in  Brisbane & Gold Coast Region. His previous Gold Coast employer just closed down. Ph: 04500-39938   
Own transport & Willing to drive anywhere. 
(Posted 19th February 2014)

 

Western Australia

 

(WA, Perth) Area Sales Managers

Spandex Asia Pacific is a national organisation and a wholly owned subsidiary of a global corporation specialising in the Sign and Graphic Arts industries. The company is regarded as the leader in these markets and the roles of our Area Sales Managers are critical to our success.  

Your major challenge will be to grow and develop sales in your designated territory. A strong commercial and sales related understanding of the industry, or related industries, will enable you to source new business as well as maintaining and maximising sales from our current customer base.  You must be a team player, a good communicator and negotiator.

An excellent salary, commission structure with significant earning potential and fully maintained vehicle plus superannuation will be offered to the successful candidates.

To apply, please send your resume, stating the ID code ASM/P, to: employment@spandex.com.au

(Posted 21st March 2014)

 

New Zealand

 

(NZ, Hastings) We are are looking for a qualified Tradesman for our sign business here in Hastings, NZ.  We are wanting someone who is able to work with clients and able to perform all aspects within the signage industry from graphic design to application.  All CV's or correspondence will be treated with the strictist of confidence.  Phone Martin or Linda Bartlett +64 6 8783903 or email linda@hbsigns.co.nz

(Posted 19th March 2014)

 

 

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(QLD, Burleigh Heads) (Sign & Print) Factory has Accomodation.

Est. 1957 Owned 30years. Regular clients, Printers x 2, Cutter, Laminator, Racks, Ute, Cherry Picker, Tools. Rent $450 + GST
Price $185k 0412 040 041
(Posted 3rd March 2014)

 

(Sydney or Melbourne) We are an international company establishing a branch in Australia.

Now looking for a partner, able to print few metres wall murals in thousands per month, using HP latex. Preferably, send it then to our Customers (pack in a branded tube, print address label, collect for the courier). The printing comp should be in Sydney or Melbourne. Call 0414 611 669

(Posted 6th February 2014)

 

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A blonde goes to her local pet store in search of an 'exotic' pet. As she looks about the store, she notices a box FULL of frogs.
The sign says:
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Only $20each!
Comes with 'complete' instructions.

The girl excitedly looks around to see if anybody's watching her. She whispers softly to the man behind the counter, 'I'll TAKE one!'

As the man packages the frog, he quietly says to her, 'Just follow the instructions!'

The blonde nods, grabs the box, and is quickly on her way home.

As soon as she closes the door to her apartment, she opens the instructions and reads them very carefully She does EXACTLY what is specified:
1. Take a shower.
2. Splash on some nice perfume.
3. Slip into a very sexy nightie.
4. Crawl into bed and place the frog down beside you, and allow the frog to do what he has been trained to do.

She then quickly gets into bed with the frog and to her surprise . . NOTHING happens! The blonde is very disappointed and quite upset at this point. She re-reads the instructions and notices at the bottom of the paper it says, 'If you have any problems or questions ... please call the pet store.'

So, she calls the pet store. The man says, 'I'll be right over.' Within minutes, the man is ringing her doorbell. The blonde welcomes him in and says, 'See, I've done everything according to the instructions. The damn frog just SITS there!'
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