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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

Perth printer Picton Press is teetering on the edge, as its own administrator is requesting a creditors meeting, with the number one item being to terminate the controversial DOCA which has kept the company going, and liquidate the business.

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