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
HP is enjoying “significant adoption” of its high-volume Indigo 8000 digital press thanks to label and packaging converters choosing the solution to meet demand.
Visy owner Anthony Pratt is Australia's richest person for the third consecutive year, beating mining magnate Gina Rinehart on the Australian Financial Review's roundup of the country's 200 wealthiest people.
Tetra Pak has partnered with a New Zealand company to recycle used beverage cartons into building material, with the first products set to out by the end of the year.
Creditors of collapsed Whirlwind are unlikely to see more than a smidgen of a return for their outstanding invoices, as the liquidator confirms that the company had virtually no assets left when it went under with debts in the millions of dollars.
The 2018 annual report of the industry's peak employers association PIAA highlighted the increasing influence of the trade body, and its growing range of professional services for its 762 members.
Allkotes has bought the Nautilus Print Finishing business and the assets from industry legend John Warner.
With daily themes, the 2019 PrintEx Forum Series will be a compelling drawcard for visitors to the Sydney expo with a host of top line events.
Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions is opening its annual Wrap Like A King challenge, and is looking to Australian and Kiwi wrappers to step up to the podium.
Kornit Asia Pacific vice president Andy Yarrow is in the country this week, as he looks to promote the company's digital textile printing systems.
Is it the beginning of the end for packaging print as a UK supermarket giant experiments with packaging-free store. Also in the news is Whirlwind wash-up, and July rises for paper prices and minimum wage.
Today is the launch of the new-look industry leading Print21 news website, aimed at bringing even more content to print business owners and managers across Australia and New Zealand.
In a potential blow to print, UK supermarket giant Waitrose is launching a packaging-free shopping experiment, with one of its flagship stores supplying a host of food, drink and household products without packaging.
Esko is hosting an open house at the end of the month designed to highlight how its innovations are enabling label and flexo printers to meet modern day challenges.
Rawtech Solutions, alongside T-1 Print, will host its third trade night for the textile printing industry.