News Archive

  • PrintEx repays Currie commitment 

    Currie Sign

    As the largest exhibitor at the show, it is fitting the Group notched up good sales during the three days in Sydney. But its success didn’t stop there.

  • Dscoop members make 15% more profit 

    Dscoop thumb

    The HP users group got together at PrintEx to hear from Gary Peeling, Dscoop Global Chairman, on the benefits of being a member.

  • Roll up! Roll up! 60 years of amazing printing on exhibition – Andy McCourt’s Reverb 

    Andy McCourt

    At PrintEx 2015 last week, for the first time at a major graphic arts trade show since Australia’s first printing exhibition in 1955*, there were no offset presses to be seen. Visitors were exhorted to ‘transform your business,’ but from what and how?

  • 12 million Australians can’t be wrong 


    This year’s Australasian Catalogue Awards night is shaping up to be a bumper event, with two weeks left to submit entries. Meanwhile, data shows 12 million Australians said catalogues were the most useful media for providing information on what to buy in one or more product categories.

  • Jet Technologies excels at Printex 


    The first Printex to be held at Homebush was a great success, with Jet Technologies enjoying a substantial increase in visitor numbers compared to previous events.

  • PaperlinX update: sale of PPX Poland 


    PaperlinX has sold its business in Poland to a private equity-backed consortium in an agreement which takes immediate effect. It’s the latest deal in the wake of the collapse of the company’s UK business last month.

  • It’s all about attitude – Franca Balsamo on Women in Print @ PrintEx 2015 


    The Women in Print breakfasts have become an integral part of the industry calendar. At PrintEx last week, more than 100 printing professional women got together to drive the progressive agenda for the industry forward. Notable industry identity, Franca Balsamo, was there and this is her report.

  • National Print Awards close PrintEx15 


    Offset Alpine Printing of New South Wales was the big winner at the National Print Awards at Sydney’s Bicentennial Park on Friday night, leading the way with three gold awards. Adams Print of Victoria and Collotype Labels Australia of South Australia both took home two of the top awards.

  • Big final day for Fuji Xerox at PrintEx15 


    Fuji Xerox notched up another six major sales on the 3rd and final day of PrintEx15 to bring its three-day tally to 20 confirmed signings across its range.

  • Roland’s Texart is simply brilliant 


    Roland DG has done it again and won a Hot Pick award with the new Texart RT-640 dye sublimation system.

  • Elitron cuts a fast Hotpick for Spicers 


    Just like Ferrari: Italian engineering combined with speed has earned Spicers the only cutting plotter Hot Pick of PrintEx15.

  • King of the narrow-web digital labels Hot Pick 


    Few machines dominate their sector to the extent the HP Indigo WS6800 does in digital narrow-web labels and packaging production.

  • Brisk business on Day 2 – from the Organisers 


    On Day 2 of PrintEx15, the aisles were buzzing and business was going gangbusters, with visitors flowing constantly through the Sydney Showground Dome entrance and exhibitors writing plenty of new business.

  • Océ’s ColorWave 700 a Hot Pick at Printex 


    Canon’s wide-format printer the Océ ColorWave 700 – ‘a whole business in a box’ – won a Print21 Hot Pick award on day two at Printex.

  • Go for gold with Color 1000i Press Hot Pick 


    Nine major sales in the opening two days of the show including the first Australian sale of its Colour 1000i Press, set up Fuji Xerox to meet and beat its targets.

  • PrintEx 15 photos 


    Photos from 3 days at PrintEx15, Sydney Showground.

  • Hot Pick for Mellow Colour 


    David Crowther, the Colour Doctor of Colour Graphic Services, has won a Print21 Hot Pick at Printex for the high-speed Mellow Colour software suite.

  • ColorPainter M64s is deserving a Hot Pick 


    First time showing of the Seiko wide format on the DES stand attracted plenty of attention at PrintEx and won for itself a Hot Pick award.

  • EFI Productivity Suite 


    EFI’s recently launched Productivity Suite won a Print21 Hot Pick award at Printex. The suite is state of the art graphics software and addresses customers’ most pressing automation and efficiency needs.

  • Perfekt Hot Pick fur AEG und DGS 


    DGS, one of Australia’s original wide format suppliers, warmly received its Hot Pick for a marvel of German engineering on its Visual Impact Stand. Made by industrial giant AEG, famous for quality household appliances, The Voyager Pro UV-Curable combination printer exudes precision engineering and features.