The country's largest media, marketing, and printing company Ovato (formerly PMP) has just signed a new bigger three-year deal with Australia's major publisher Bauer Media.

The Ovato supersite in Warwick Farm will house seven heatset web presses when it is fully operational later this year, making it the biggest print site in the country, and one of the biggest in the world.

The second annual Print21 + PKN L!VE event is just two months away, and early bird tickets are still available.

Digital printing is among the factors contributing to a boom in the global market for flexible packaging, which is forecast to reach a value of $269bn USD in five years.

Heidelberg has launched a new online portal which it says will enable label converters to benefit from expert knowledge in the field, from both itself and other label printers.

Consolidation in the print market continues as Brisbane-based Vivid Complete Finishing acquires Elite Finishing Services.

The 2018 annual report of the industry's peak employers association PIAA highlighted the increasing influence of the trade body, and its growing range of professional services for its 762 members.

Visy owner Anthony Pratt is Australia's richest person for the third consecutive year, beating mining magnate Gina Rinehart on the Australian Financial Review's roundup of the country's 200 wealthiest people.

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