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Dates and venues for the 2019 Printing Industry Creativity Awards (PICAs), sponsored by Media Super, have been announced – and in a departure from last year, each will be held in the respective capital’s CBD.

Fujifilm has launched its new Inca OnsetX HS (high-speed) UV flatbed range, which can print at speeds approaching 1500 square metres per hour.

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The Renault Formula 1 team has chosen Roland DG’s new TrueVis VG2 eco-solvent printer and cutter to produce its prints for the Grand Prix.

The Signarama national Name in Lights competition has been won by the Mai-Wel Group, based in the Hunter Valley.

Pack Print International, Southeast Asia’s biggest packaging and printing exhibition for more than a decade, will focus on the mega-trends shaping the future of the industry when it runs in September.

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association of Australia (SGIAA) has voted to change its name to Fespa Australia.

Leading talent in the world of package and brand design, Mikey Hart from Hulsbosch, will speak about what informs transformational, sustainable brand design at Print21 + PKN LIVE New Frontiers in Packaging Print Forum, set for 12 August.

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.

Melbourne-based print business Waratah has processed its outstanding payment to completely clear its ATO account, with the cash now going through the system.

The myth that print and paper is bad for the environment persists among consumers, according to a major consumer survey by print lobby group Two Sides.

The ASGA / Visual Connections Golf Day is set to become a popular fixture on the NSW sign and print industry calendar, with the inaugural event delivering an enjoyable blend of networking and friendly competition, as well as raising more than $900 for the Man Anchor charity.

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.

Epson has just has opened a new $4m 1000sqm textile solutions center - TSC Asia - at its Fujimi plant, designed to accelerate the global expansion of the digital textile printing business.

A veteran printer and designer has encouraged packaging printers to experiment more with metallics in their designs.