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Printers are up in arms over the liquidator of collapsed print business Sydney Allen, which is trying to claw back $644,000 worth of invoices paid to trade suppliers in the six months before the company crashed with debts of $7.6m three years ago.

Print industry super fund Media Super scored third place in the 2018/19 financial year, achieving an 8.8 per cent growth over the year, its performance beating 184 of the 187 super funds in Australia in an impressive result.

Grand-format printer Mesh Direct has pledged to become more environmentally friendly and work towards a new Green Initiative.

The PIAA has met with politicians at an event in Brisbane to discuss challenges facing the printing industry.

Graphic arts supplier Orafol has applied to wind up Brisbane-based signmaker System Signs.

The LIVE New Frontiers in Packaging Print event will offer print business owners and managers exclusive market insights and engagement with brand owners, designers, and printers who have switched into packaging.

Stretch and limber up, test those Achilles tendons, jog on the spot and sign up to join this year’s PrintRun for fun and charity.

The second Printing Industries and Allied Trades Sportsman Charity Luncheon is slated for next month, and will unite printers with sporting legends for a trio of good causes.

HP's sustainable impact programmes, such as reducing product usage greenhouse gas emissions by 30 per cent compared to 2015 by 2025, contributed $900m in new revenues in 2018, up by 35 per cent compared to 2017, writes Laurel Brunner.

Two flights from anywhere in Australia and New Zealand, plus three nights in a luxury hotel in Sydney to visit PrintEx 2019 in August, plus two free tickets to the National Print Awards dinner – how good can it get?

Advance Press swept into pole position in the WA PICAs, scooping a dozen medals, including seven of the 13 golds awarded at a glamorous evening, which saw 100 WA printers rock up to the brand new QT Perth in the CBD.

Liquidators of failed print business Sydney Allen have gained a court order to force six former company people, including John Mangos and Bob McMillan, to be examined under oath in the Supreme Court.

The Kiwi web offset market is consolidating, with the Commerce Commission just granting clearance for Mainland Print to acquire the heatset and coldset web offset printing assets of rival Inkwise.

Konica Minolta has become the world’s first press manufacturer and global solutions provider to achieve the robust Fogra53 profile certification, for its AccurioJet KM-1 B2 UV LED digital inkjet sheetfed printer.

Mutoh will replace its ValueJet eco-solvent printers with the new XpertJet range, which will come to Australia later this year.