Industry

The July August issue of the nation’s favourite print industry trade magazine Print21 is being mailed, and is due to arrive on the desks of print business owners and managers in the next week.

Xeikon recently introduced a new model of its CX500, the CX500t, press for the flexible packaging market. The t stands for Titon, a new dry toner, developed for sustainability expectations.

Argo founder and drupa author Christophe Bossut says the time for printers to bring augmented reality into their offerings is now, with the market ready for the connection it provides.

Ball & Doggett – Australia’s largest distributor of printable materials and consumables – is sponsoring the Fespa Future Leaders programme, continuing its investment in industry talent.

The latest report from industry analysts Smithers says over the next five years digital print will continue to grow, in both its volumes and value, while litho output will remain more or less static.

Blue Star Collard (Auckland) printer Kosema Fuiono was named BJ Ball Papers Apprentice of the Year on stage at the Pride In Print Awards gala dinner.

The Australian print industry has suffered a loss, with the sudden passing of Peter Clark. Industry leaders are expressing their sentiments on behalf of all.

Some 40-plus exhibitors and visitors took part in Print21's livestream podcast – sponsored by Ball & Doggett – during PacPrint. Here's who we spoke to, and what they talked about.

Peter Clark, print industry pioneer, leader and servant, and president of PVCA, has passed away following a short illness, leaving the industry in mourning.

Teams and technology for business success was the theme of the Dscoop forum at PacPrint, with Australian motorsport legend Mark ‘Frosty’ Winterbottom and Little Bang Brewing founder Ryan Davidson.

SCG joint MD Fred Soar and Mark Daws, director of Labels & Packaging ANZ for Currie Group, give insight into the market drivers for SCG's purchase of the HP Indigo 6K digital label press.

The Real Media Collective CEO Sleepout Team raising money for the homeless and those in housing crisis, has surpassed its target, achieving $45,000 in its first year, following last night’s sleepout.

Walter Reist, founder of Ferag – which became one of the biggest developers of mailroom solutions for newspapers, magazines and catalogues – has passed away, at the age of 95.

Marketing, communications and printing group IVE expects to close the financial year with revenue 14 per cent higher than last year, at $750m, and EBITDA and net profit also up.

A complex and multi-faceted exhibition of promotional print work saw Penrose-based Logick Print earn the coveted Pride In Print Supreme Award for 2022 – the fourth time it has claimed the title.


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Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre played host to the premier event on the Kiwi print industry calendar, when the Pride In Print Awards returned to the Garden City for the first time in five years.