Top 7 Day Print Industry News Clicks
The biggest story in print this week by far was Print21's report on the Sunshine Coast business Express Print & Mail, in which reported on the way the business had moved itself into new premises under new ownership.
The business now known as 1288950489 Pty Ltd, which was formerly Express Print & Mail, went into liquidation with debts of $4m There were no trade creditors. There were no assets. However, owner Wendy Chadwick has said that the employees' super is in the process of being paid, and the debt to the landlord was contingent on it remaining unlet, and with new tenants in that debt has been dealt with. The Express Print & Mail brand is now trading from nearby Kunda Park.
The second most popular story was the Print21 report on major print business owner AAB Holdings, which has Pegasus Print and SOS Print + Media in its portfolio and has gone to market for a major digital print solution. Some eight vendors tendered, for what owner Wayne Finkedle says will likely be the biggest digital print install this year.
Coming in at number three over the past seven days was our report on the ever-ebullient Benny Landa and his global Q&A, held in the early hours of the morning Australia time. Landa reaffirmed his commitment to drupa, and said the company now had a dozen of his nanographic presses in the field, five four or five more due before the end of the year and predicted that nanography would become mainstream.