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Collapsed Waratah Group went down with debts topping $12m, and while debtors owe $4m to the company, secured creditors have a charge over $3.7m of that, leaving little for unsecured creditors.

Multiple NPA Gold award-winning Victorian printer Chapel Press has hosted a visit from its local MP, cabinet minister Greg Hunt.

The Melbourne sign industry is in shock as one of its leading lights hits the skids, with Adherettes going into liquidation this week.

Naresh Gulati's print empire is no more, with print business Rooster IMC – of which there was virtually nothing left – joining The Bindery in administration.

The Penrith Print Museum is calling on generous lovers of print history to consider investing at the Melbourne Museum of Print auction, for the future of the Museum.

Irwin Racing’s Team 18 has partnered with Ball & Doggett for the supply of Avery Dennison films to wrap its Supercars.

HP has rejected the US$33bn offer from Xerox to acquire the business, although it has not ruled out a future merger between the two printing giants.

Detmold Packaging, Biopak, Panasonic, Chep, and Amgen were among the companies recognised for leading the way in sustainable packaging design and innovation, at the annual Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation Awards in Melbourne.

Starleaton is extending its EFI Pro 16h open house event in Sydney due to customer demand.

Digital print solutions developer Durst has opened a new direct subsidiary to serve Australia, New Zealand, and the Oceania region with its wide format, labels, packaging, and textile inkjet systems.

NSW Central Coast printer SL&CS Promotions has upgraded to a new UV inkjet label press from Screen, distributed by Jet Technologies.

Melbourne trade laminating business Protectaprint is in administration, as mounting troubles and an ATO wind-up order send the business over the edge.

Global label giant CCL Industries is spending $8.1m to buy Stuck on You, the Geelong-based manufacturer of personalised kids’ labels founded by Carrie Felton.

Michael Hannan will take over the chair’s role at Ovato, following the resignations of incumbent Matthew Bickford-Smith, and non-executive director Terry Sinclair.

Starleaton’s open house event for the EFI Pro 16h LED hybrid printer, which it calls the ultimate growth tool, wraps up this Friday 22 November.