The region’s biggest print industry trade show, PacPrint, will now run every two years, and will alternate between Melbourne and Sydney, with Visual Impact also back up and in the mix. Read more
At PacPrint, XMPie is highlighting its variable data print solution, uDirect, for automating the production of personalised print campaigns, enabling print businesses to offer cross media campaigns to their clients.
Transformative thinking and a broad spectrum of innovative technology to help businesses ‘Welcome Change’ is Fujifilm’s driving theme at PacPrint.
Print businesses looking at providing labels were on the OKI stand, with the company showing its entry label digital colour label print system the Pro 1050.
Konica Minolta launched its new production print unit the AccurioPress C7100 at the show, and also had its AccurioLabel 230 digital label press on display.
A recycled, recyclable modular truss system for displays has made its debut at PacPrint on the Europoles stand – its first showing in the southern hemisphere.
A warm breakfast on a chilly Melbourne morning awaited as both women and men gathered to attend The Women in Print Breakfast together for the first time, at the industry gender equality focused event.
Ball & Doggett is promoting sustainable packaging and print on its stand and has hosted a presentation at PacPrint, by industry experts, on how print businesses can maximise the benefits of going green.
The centrepiece on the Currie Group stand is the HP Indigo 100K non-stop digital B2 press, one of several HP Indigo presses it has brought to PacPrint.
CMYKhub is showcasing its Design Desk online subscription, graphic design and prepress platform, which it says will enable print businesses to outsource the functions on demand.
Hilton Laminating has a range of systems designed to enable print businesses to bring laminating in-house, for full control over the finishing process, reducing overall costs and increasing efficiency.
Kodak is featuring its portfolio of digital, offset and software solutions at PacPrint, showing the major investments the company is making in print for the future.
Canon is highlighting its growing large format graphics family, including the Arizona and Colorado printers, with new models in both series on the show floor.
Sue Threlfo has been farewelled by Konica Minolta at the show, with PacPrint marking the end of a 33-year career in the print industry.
Mutoh, which celebrates 70 years in business this year, used PacPrint to showcase its new and existing XpertJet range, one of which – the 1341SR Pro – was awarded Print21’s Hot Pick award on stand.
The Mimaki JFX 600-2513, which launched last year, made its official debut in Australia on the Mimaki stand at PacPrint.
A visit to the Böttcher stand on day two of the show revealed a host of solutions aimed at helping businesses reduce makeready times and improve their sustainability, as highlighted by MD Mitch Mulligan.