Large Format Printing News

Mounting a Print onto Wooden Panel – Professional Method (For pigment-based inkjet prints)

Wet-mounting makes it easy to create a flat, crisp finished work – your print will be mounted directly onto the wood panel. *Dye-based ink bleeds when wet, so is not suitable for this method. Print the image to fit the size of the panel (including the sides which it will be wrapped around). If you […] ... Read More

Whiteboard laminate: indispensable in your hobby or work space

Whiteboards have replaced the old-fashioned blackboard as a regular part of classrooms, workshop rooms, offices and meeting rooms. The whiteboard’s unique selling point, of course, is that you can wipe it down and reuse it. This is not only useful in the classroom, but it is also for many other things. Think of a map where […] ... Read More

(Not quite) Plastic-free July

It may be plastic free July, but unless you’re able to use paper alternatives, we’re a long way off being completely rid of plastic from our production flows. So what environmentally sensitive solutions are available for printing businesses looking towards sustainable solutions? Polypropylene, aka PP, compared to other plastic productions, consumes the least amount of energy […] ... Read More

Self-Adhesive Textile: The interior designers and marketers dream.

Imagine you have an assignment to give a store front a new look, for example on a short-term campaign. In that case, it would be useful if the materials you use are not permanently adhesive so you can easily remove them when the campaign is over. Self-adhesive textile is a material/product you can easily remove, but also has […] ... Read More

Sustainability in the print industry?

It’s no surprise that the volume of media that printing industry produces takes its toll on the environment. But, through more efficient workflows, and being based on a renewable resource, the print industry has the potential to be highly sustainable. A rapidly changing industry has forced printers to streamline their process, minimise waste and improve […] ... Read More

PacPrint 2017 Gallery

This May in the Melbourne Exhibition Centre we were honoured to be a part of PacPrint 2017 – it was great to see so many attendees from all over Australia and New Zealand. Under our Starleaton tree, we had a massive range of machines from Epson, EFI, Roland X-Rite, CGS, EIZO, Rollover, and ZUND. As […] ... Read More

Can printers help power the future?

Starleaton is proud to be supporting the innovative work of  Professor Paul Dastoor and his team at the University of Newcastle’s (UON) as they recently unveiled the first public printed solar demonstration.   The material is made by printing an advanced electronic ink onto thin, clear laminated sheets using conventional printing presses. “No other renewable […] ... Read More

Starleaton continues Head On support

Starleaton has continued DES’ commitment to creative photographers by supporting the Sydney Head-On Photo Festival by providing various print media free of charge. Since acquiring DES in late 2016, Starleaton has merged its strong position in Photo and Fine Art digital reproduction into the enlarged company. On George Street downtown at The Rocks is a […] ... Read More

A Zünd Success Story – BoxMaker

The BoxMaker is solving production bottlenecks with a Zünd D3 L-3200 with automatic board-handling system (BHS) through using the first dual-beam system ever installed in the US for their packaging. Established in 1981 as a brown box plant, the BoxMaker expanded into fulfillment and co-packing in 2008. The company first bought their wide-format digital press in […] ... Read More

What makes EIZO a great Graphics Monitor?

While your camera can capture trillions of colours, most computer monitors can only display around 16 million of these for you. However, the EIZO ColorEdge Graphics Monitor is custom built for image editing and on-screen image proofing. A wide gamut and a palette of over 278 trillion colours reveal natural tones and subtle details that would […] ... Read More

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