Collapsed trade and commercial printer Whirlwind went down with debts of almost $7m, with employees and paper merchants, or their insurers, taking the biggest hits. Read more
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.
David Currie, owner and executive chairman of the region’s largest privately owned graphic arts supplier, Currie Group, celebrates 50 years at the helm, writes Patrick Howard.
Industry veteran Alex McClelland is the new managing director of wide format consumables manufacturer and supplier Orafol Australia.
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.
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.
Bobst and digital arm Mouvent are set to display a portfolio of label printing technologies at Labelexpo in September, including the launch of a hybrid digital and flexo press.
Mega trade show drupa is just one year away from opening its doors, with the 12 month countdown about to begin for what is the most important event in print.
The latest issue of industry leading magazine Print21 has just been printed and is at the mailing house, with the issue set to arrive on the desks of the nation's printers this week.
Former owner of Whirlwind Press Andrew Cester is taking time to consider his future, while refuting concerns that he did the wrong thing in selling Whirlwind's assets before it went broke.
Consolidation in the print market continues as Brisbane-based Vivid Complete Finishing acquires Elite Finishing Services.
Next year's mega trade show drupa will see an increased presence for 3D printing, or as the German manufacturers association VDMA correctly calls it, additive manufacturing.
Fuji Xerox Australia has eight winners of its Iridesse Production Press Design competition, from 100 entries which were received from around the country.
The new Print21 website is optimised for mobile, meaning the owners and managers of print businesses across Australia and New Zealand can now easily access and navigate the site on their smartphones and tablets.