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Fuji Xerox staff cuts around the country 

Reports of substantial redundancies in Fuji Xerox Australia are coming in from all states as management makes ‘no comment.’

  • AP free to flex market muscle 


    Australian Paper’s proposed purchase of Edwards Dunlop Office Products from BJ Ball is free to go ahead after the ACCC said it would not oppose the deal.

  • EFI wraps up 10-year DNA project with Snap 


    $10 million business transformation project comes in on time with 162 Snap franchise sites throughout Australia and New Zealand linked into cloud-based PrintSmith Vision.

  • Price Reduced: Get into digital printing with HP Indigo 


    Opportunities such as this don’t come around very often. Here’s your chance to get into digital printing, or expand your existing fleet, with a well maintained, low mileage – only 16.9 million clicks – CMYK HP Indigo 3550 made in 2011.

  • Book to “make the industry proud” 


    Hours of hand binding went into every copy of a unique book created by a collaborative group of designers, printers and print finishing companies. The Subdivide is a technically challenging project featuring the works of 30 photographers, divided into artistic and commercial work.

  • Colemans brings drupa picks to Top End 


    Northern Territory-based printing company Colemans Printing is expanding into a new market with the purchase of a Horizon BQ-470 PUR Perfect Binder from Currie Group. “Having a PUR binder is a gap in the market we were looking to fill.”

  • Amazon sinks Booktopia’s ASX float 


    Australia’s largest online book retailer Booktopia has again called off its bid for an ASX listing, with fund managers reportedly concerned about competition from online retail giant Amazon.

  • Mark Andy digital hybrids on the way 

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    Press manufacturer Mark Andy has installed the first of its Digital Series hybrid label presses to be sold in Europe and local companies will get a chance to hear more about the technology next month. Local distributor Aldus says the hybrid has created a lot of interest amongst its customers.

  • Printing by design at Dominion 


    Technology and commercial transformations of the market often catch printers on the wrong foot. For Kelvin Gage of Dominion Print, the demands of the marketplace and the advent of new technology are less warnings of what’s to come but rather signposts towards future success.

  • Epson launches large format expos 

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    Epson’s inaugural Large Format Product Expo next week in Melbourne will feature its complete range of solutions in signage, photography, proofing, production, dye sublimation, garment and technical printing. It’s the first in a series of events designed to communicate more directly with customers.

  • More price hikes in commercial mail ‘imminent’ 

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    Australia Post chief Ahmed Fahour has told a Senate committee that commercial mail is being subsidized by the taxpayer, setting off a new round of speculation that the national carrier is again preparing to increase prices for business mail. “It’s clear that an increase is imminent,” says the PIAA.

  • Focus Print makes a bid for Longbeach 

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    Takeover specialist Mark Shergill (pictured) of Focus Print Group has made an offer for Michael Wu’s collapsed Melbourne digital print company Longbeach Printing. “We’re interested in acquiring the Longbeach assets and we’re trying to see what we can do.”

  • LED-UV Drying and Curing: blog 

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    Curing inks and coatings using ultraviolet light energy has been deployed in the printing, signage and packaging industries for some time now and offer identifiable advantages in production. Read the full blog from Fujifilm, titled LED-UV Drying and Curing: a Future Cure-All?

  • Melbourne wrapper into world finals 

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    Nick Caminiti (pictured), MD of Melbourne signage company Exotic Graphix, will represent Australia and New Zealand at this year’s Avery Dennison King of the Wrap World finals in Las Vegas next month. “He’s ecstatic, very happy,” says a spokesperson at the company in Carrum Downs.

  • Better together – Starleaton & DES 

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    The big move is on as the two national suppliers for the printing and signage industry across Australia move into shared premises. “We have two great teams coming together to build one of the best service and sales support organisations in the industry,” says CEO Ben Eaton.

  • Garry Muratore joins Canon’s Display Graphics 

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    Well-known industry identity Garry Muratore has been appointed product manager for Display Graphics at Canon. “We sought out only the highest calibre candidates and Garry was the clear choice,” says Adrian Morris, Canon Australia.

  • Welcome to International Print Day 

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    Today is International Print Day (IPD) and anyone with a Twitter account can join the hashtag #IPD16. Last year, the event’s hashtag generated an impressive 27 million views in just under 24 hours.

  • Print needs ‘environmental declaration’ 

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    The industry needs some sort of environmental declaration, a kind of mission statement for print that explains why and how the graphics industry makes a positive contribution to the environment. We must go far beyond bragging about the sustainability credentials of paper, writes Laurel Brunner.

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