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Tharstern ANZ all good with UK MBO 

It’s business as usual for PRIMO users here as local distributor welcomes the management buyout as a guarantee of continuing competition. Tresta Keegan, managing director, Tharstern Australia & New Zealand, says the MBO has positive implications for local users.

Snap Franchising Limited is undertaking a Request for Information (RFI) to identify sources that may have the technical capability to develop and provide solutions for MIS platforms that support print, design, websites and essential marketing services across 176 Centre locations.

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  • Vistaprint’s Aussie plant gets Shingo gong 

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    Continuous improvement institute honours Deer Park web2print facility for world-class results and a strong culture of operational excellence. The award is the first time a printing company worldwide has been recognised for its operational excellence.

  • LIA’s 50th Anniversary Celebration 

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    It’s going to be a great night. Come one, come all ; all ex-office bearers, members and industry friends, old and new, are invited to a Lithographic Institute of Australia (LIA) special anniversary dinner that an historical account of a wonderful journey – ands a wine appreciation.

  • Trade label printer gets 1st Rapid XL220 

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    Scott Fredman is kick starting a revolution at Evolution where a new business concept for the label industry will be powered by the Nick Mansell’s latest memjet-powered press.

  • Currie Group turns 65 years – meet the man at the helm: Print21 magazine article 

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    It is 45 years since David Currie stepped aboard his family’s business, 65 years since father Bill Currie first set up as a printing engineer in Melbourne and 21 years since Bill passed away. On a significant anniversary the man on the bridge of the largest privately-owned graphic arts supplier in the industry shares some of his views and experiences with Patrick Howard.

  • Wayne Sidwell goes around the world with Wellcom 

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    Iconic market technology enterprise buys TheLab in New York fro $7.2million to complete a worldwide network of graphic arts production facilities. The acquisition of the creative production agency means that the South Melbourne business now operates out of London, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Adelaide, Sydney, Auckland, New York, Los Angeles and Ohio.

  • 1st Future Print apprentice leverages his experience 

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    Two years ago David Smith had the opportunity to do an apprenticeship at the Sunshine Coast company where he’d been working as an offsider but he knocked it back. Now on the job training gives him the chance to progress from offsider to qualified print finisher at Queensland Trade Press.

  • Grins all round as EFI gets DirectSmile Cross Media 

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    Berlin-based software finally gives EFI a variable data print (VDP) generator for its Fiery Rip that is capable of competing with Fuji Xerox’s industry-leading XMPie. The takeover is a perfect fit for EFI, which has been missing cross media marketing automation from its RIP.

  • Commercial Notice: Snap Franchising Limited is undertaking a Request for Information (RFI), 17 July 2014 

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    Snap Franchising Limited is undertaking a Request for Information (RFI) to identify sources that may have the technical capability to develop and provide solutions for MIS platforms that support print, design, websites and essential marketing services across 176 Centre locations.

  • ZAC brings new intelligence to plate processing 

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    In its new partnership with Heidelberg to supply plates, Fujifilm is promoting the benefits of ZAC technology, its award-winning advanced plate processing solution.

  • Apogee 9 points commercial printers towards wide-format 

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    One of the default workflows of the industry continues to enhance convergence between different types of printing and printers. Apogee is Agfa’s PDF-based workflow that is widely used throughout the commercial printing sector.

  • Beyond Blue makes good sense for printing employers 

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    A new report promoted by Printing Industries guides employers on workplace mental health issues. The Beyond Blue study highlights the importance of having mental health policies in the workplace and strategies for companies to manage the issues.

  • Winds of Change – Richard Watson takes on NSW for Currie Group 

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    Moving up and moving on, the winds of change never cease. Drop us a line if you know someone who is wearing a new guernsey or who has stepped up a rung on the corporate ladder.

  • Print company sustainability courses this week 

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    Training courses for Printing Industries Sustainable Green Print certification program are being scheduled around the country allowing companies to complete their certification before the end of 2014.

  • Graduates ready for brilliant careers in print 

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    The best and brightest of Sydney printing executives are set to help their employers chart a new course for the future after graduating from a Printing Industries’ sponsored business sales course.

  • Letter from the Publisher – Print21 magazine 

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    Benny Landa at the last drupa was asked why an individual such as he, with all his wealth, fame and experience, would invest his time and energies in inventing a new form of printing, Nanography, when it is obvious that printing is in decline.

  • 1st Screen digital label press has arrived 

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    The star of the show when Jet Technologies opens its Sydney showroom on July 25 is now being assembled following an airlift from Japan. It was a close call when the opening day of the showroom and the arrival of the Truepress Jet L350UV began to drift apart but it all worked out in the end.

  • Chris Krieger gets stuck into building his business at Hervey Bay 

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    The Sticker Company buys out its only significant rival, McTaggarts the Printers, to get a clear run in the Queensland regional town.