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  • Ipex 2014 – No launch date for Benny Landa’s nanography press 

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    Despite assurances from the pioneer of digital printing that R&D is going well on his new revolutionary printing system, Landa was unable to promise a delivery date during the Ipex Print Summit.

  • Ricoh invests in the west with 5 Star Green Star hub 


    Smithfield MP Andrew Rohan cuts the ribbon for Ricoh’s new 5 Star Green Star distribution centre at Eastern Creek, Sydney. The company’s new premises are the first in NSW to be awarded the coveted 5 Star Green Star environmental standard.

  • Currie roadshow cranks it up a gear 


    The inimitable Currie mobile showroom fills its tanks as it enters the third leg of its epic technology road trip. After Albury’s turn-out marked a great start to the tour, the truck pulled into the heart of Bendigo for another busy couple of days getting hands-on with the latest equipment.

  • The IPEX Investigator – Part 1 


    Gumshoeing the halls and aisles of London’s ExCeL centre cunningly disguised as a city banker, the Ipex Investigator, or “II” for short, is on the case and relays the feel of Ipex after the end of the first day.

  • IPEX 2014 – Konica Minolta dominates first day of resilient London show 

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    Japanese digital manufacturer cites level of commitment to the printing industry as the motive behind its major presence at the challenged IPEX show. Support for the industry as well as for its UK customers sees the company emerge as the largest exhibitor in the Excel space.

  • IPEX 2014 – Agfa wins MGI digital printing and embellishment for ANZ 

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    French-based digital graphic technology business opens new distribution channel to the local market after its Ferrostaal cooperation ends. Agfa Australia has already sent two of its engineers to France to be trained in the servicing of MGI’s digital printing, varnishing and finishing equipment.

  • Heidelberg points finger at Kodak 


    Heidelberg bites back as Kodak walks away from its five-year exclusive plate partnership. Heidelberg claims the split has been on the cards for some time and points the finger at Kodak “product issues” losing business for the German offset press manufacturer.

  • Kodak pulls the pin on Heidelberg plate deal 

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    Kodak runs the play, ending five-year Heidelberg plate deal to go direct. Local Kodak top brass Steve Venn reveals he made the call to cut ties with Heidelberg as a distributor to nail down a competitive edge for the business, as plate war gears up.

  • Heidelberg plate change fuels market appetite 


    Heidelberg chops and changes plate supplier for the second time in five years. The German offset press manufacturer cools with Kodak and switches to rival graphics provider Fujifilm, leaving printers with a choice tipped to spark a plate price war.

  • HP Scitex beefs up turnarounds for Sumo printer 

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    Graphic display heavyweight Sumo Visual Group quadruples its turnarounds with its new HP Scitex FB 10000 industrial press. The Melbourne-based large-format specialist makes its latest investment to target the spike in short-run retail jobs and streamline the business.

  • Steer clear of bad debt with upcoming webinar 

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    Avid webinar fans will hear from leading trade broker Mark Smith, of National Credit Insurance brokers, in the next session. Smith will give printers the inside running on avoiding debt and managing credit exposure in an in-depth 30-minute presentation on Wednesday April 9.

  • Inkjet colour goes west – Print21 Magazine feature 


    Having settled chiefly on the east coast of Australia so far, production inkjet technology is now on the march further west. The latest installations of colour presses in Adelaide and Perth signal the next stage of the technology’s expansion to the furthest corners of the country.

  • Print slugged by double-digit drop in ad spend 


    Ad revenue for magazines and newspapers continues a steady double-digit decline. Despite recent vocal support for print from leading ad buyers, monthly results for February saw newspaper ad spend cut by nearly a quarter to $56 million while magazines dropped 15.2% to just $19.5 million.

  • Baumann Basa makes the cut with first local inline install 

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    Ferrostaal Australia completes install of Australia’s first inline Baumann Basa automatic jogging and cutting line, going in at Access Print Solutions. The streamlined ‘horseshoe’ configuration is set to more than double productivity for the Sydney-based commercial print shop.

  • No tariff plans as Norske Skog launches local LWC 


    Catalogue printers can expect Norske Skog to ‘meet the market price’ with its new domestically produced LWC stock, Vantage. Newsprint declines lead the Norwegian paper manufacturer to launch the first LWC to be produced in Australia since PaperlinX closed its Wesley Vale mill in 2010.

  • Kicking up dust on the Currie roadshow 


    The iconic Currie mobile showroom is back on the road again, picking up the second leg of its cross-country tour after a successful two day stint in sunny downtown Albury. The Currie team hitches a trailer packed with the very latest technology, stopping off in Bendigo, Adelaide and Perth.

  • Last call for London IPEX Party! 


    Anyone traveling to London this week for Ipex should follow the links if they want to rock along to the Aussie-Kiwi party, locked in for the evening of March 27. Get in quick because spots are limited, and once venue capacity is filled we can’t take any more.

  • 3D printing – What’s in it for me? 


    Everything you wanted to know about 3D Printing but were afraid to ask. In association with 3D Print pioneers Melissa Fuller and Grace Turtle of Three Farm, and JDA Print Recruit; Print21 will hold the first of a planned five-city series of seminars, “3D Printing – What’s in it for me?”

  • Building bridges across the gender divide – Print21 Magazine feature 


    It takes a major change in corporate culture to move from old style industrial relations to a more flexible cooperative workplace, recognising the different requirements of individuals in the workforce. Upending rigid corporate hierarchy sees Konica Minolta welcome more women into key positions.

  • Latest webinar heads for the Cloud 


    The latest two installments in Printing Industries’ ongoing series of webinars will look at better understanding the ‘creative cloud’ and the benefits of cloud technology software, and strategies for insolvency business protection, how to defend printing businesses against defaulting customers.