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  • Winds of change – Paul Whitehead comes back for Canon, Michael Kinninmont steps down 


    Four years at Océ Canon HQ in Venlo, Netherlands, as International Business Development manager gave Paul Whitehead a unique perspective on the changes taking place in the company.

  • EFI Fiery Go app-eals to mobile market 


    EFI launches the first mobile print job management app on the market, Fiery Go. The debut of the free iOS app means users are only ever a screen swipe away from their workflow, Fiery Go is able to interface with any Fiery Driven printer directly from an iPad.

  • Web-to-Print leader scores $2.6 million 


    Chris Zapris wins handsomely in the competitive, merit-based Government grant programme to supercharge growth at his PMI Imageworks enterprise in Melbourne’s Moreland.

  • 100-year old Tasmanian printer is looking to the future 


    Last year, Monotone Art Printers in Hobart celebrated its centenary, making it one of the oldest print shops in the country – but recently the company came together to celebrate the future rather than the past to welcome two new Future Print apprentices to the fold.

  • National Print Awards go for a McFeast full of laughs 


    Engaging, funny and all-found fabulous, Libby Gorr is a hard hitter in the worlds of humour, broadcasting and performance – and she’s bringing her talents to this year’s National Print Awards. John Wanless, Chairman of the 31st National Print Awards, announced this week that Gorr will host the Awards.

  • Ricoh Australia & Lanier integration creates $450 million high-tech IT company 


    The move comes as both companies move aggressively into the document management services and IT sector. John Hall, managing director of Lanier, will leave the business following the integration.

  • Richard Rasmussen Market Watch – March 2014 


    Who did what? Who bought who? And who bought what? Richard Rasmussen, director of Ascent Partners, peers into the past month as part of his ongoing watch over mergers, acquisitions, sales and closures, as well as the latest news on major machinery sales and installations.

  • How it goes on April 1– EFI Announces Revolutionary 4D Printing Technology 


    Research staff at EFI have developed a new technology and framework for 4D printing. EFI’s new 4D VUTEk printer combines photopolymer additive inkjet printing with a concept-stage EFI Fiery digital front end running PrintFlow scheduling software to control time coordinates.

  • Kwik Kopy picks up two Vic stores from liquidation 


    The franchise moves swiftly to limit damage following the failure of the Fitzroy and St Kilda stores last week. David Bell, CEO, affirms his belief in the ongoing viability of the businesses.

  • $700 million merger of Blue Star & IPMG is set to create a mega printing business 


    Australia’s largest printer to emerge from the marriage between the printing operations of the Hannan and Selig family businesses.

  • Ipex 2014 Farewell – Celebrating the London show at Print21 ANZ party 

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    Andrew Price and Andy Vels Jensen, the well-known Aussie PaperlinX UK management duo, were among the guests at the Print21 Australian & New Zealand party near the end of the London show.

  • The IPEX Investigator – Part 2 


    The Ipex organisers have come good with the attendance figures for the London show. At 22,768, which includes 3,532 exhibitors, with a geographical visitor split of 54% UK and 46% international, it’s not too bad. Trevor Crawford, director, says the show is the blueprint for the future of print centric events. He could very well be right, because I don’t think drupa will escape the reshuffle.

  • 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.