Kosdown Printing has installed a new Horizon BQ-470 PUR perfect binding system, supplied by Currie Group, its first in-house perfect binder, creating a one-stop shop for its book work.

Print software developer eProductivity Software and creation platform Picsart are teaming up to bring ecommerce content and design tools to printers. Kwik Kopy is the first Australian customer.

Imaging giant Fujifilm is launching what will be the world’s first B2 dry toner sheetfed full-colour print system, with the Revoria Press GC12500 likely available in Australia later next year.

ANZ print and packaging solutions provider Jet Technologies is in a new partnership with X-Rite, a global leader in colour management and measurement solutions.

The referendum on a Voice for the Indigenous population has proved a boon for printers, with millions of pamphlets, leaflets, flyers, how-to-vote cards, posters, billboards, t-shirts, caps and badges printed, and has shown once again why print remains an unrivalled, accessible, primary communication channel.

Inkjet print developer Kyocera is launching a new digital colour SRA3 press, the Taskalpha Pro 55000c, aimed squarely at the commercial print market, with first showing at Printing United in the US next week.

The rapidly growing printed promotional products market could become a lucrative revenue stream for hard pressed commercial printers, with a relatively small investment in technology.

The industry’s supplier association Visual Connections is making a significant expansion to its Education Initiative for next year, and beyond, to encompass the entirety of the graphic arts trade.

Heidelberg has launched two new Versafire SRA3 digital colour print systems, the LP and the LV, designed to run as part of an integrated workflow with offset presses.

Are Media is bringing leading women’s fashion magazine Elle back to print next year, four years after it dumped the printed version and went digital only, as print's resurgence in luxury brands marches on.

Printers are being warned to keep a tight rein on extending credit, with the latest CreditorWatch Business Risk Index saying insolvency risk for business is increasing, and significantly.

Independent family-owned WA paper merchant and sheeter Romel is making its biggest ever investment, by setting up a whole new operation in Victoria.

National print franchise group Kwik Kopy has set out ambitious growth targets, with CEO Sonia Shwabsky outlining the plans to supplier partners at lunchtime events in Melbourne and Sydney this week.

Kodak has launched Version 10.0 of Prinergy Software, available on premise, in the cloud or as a hybrid solution with subscription bundles, and at no extra cost for cloud or managed service users.

Last Thursday marked a memorable evening as Spicers hosted the prestigious 2022 Fedrigoni Top Awards, with the event dedicated to creativity, innovation, and the boundless possibilities of print.


Marketing guru Malcolm Auld says digital numbness is creating tremendous opportunities for print to shine brightly, particularly when interactive innovations like augmented reality are integrated.