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Inkjet makes a splash on Print21 cover 

Inkjet technology takes centre stage and front cover in the latest issue of Print21 magazine, which is jam-packed full of exciting features and articles, news and views of the people who power the dynamic and progressive graphic arts industry across the region.

  • Print21 social media hub… news and views 

    Read all the latest printing news on Social Media here. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagam, LinkedIn: Australian and NZ graphic companies are updating printing posts every day. It’s information you need to keep up. Read and watch it here

  • Record number of MPs at inaugural Print2Parliament 

    The inaugural Print2Parliament event saw more MPs and Senators turn up than for any other industry event, according to the politicians present.

  • Pettaras joins PIAA Board 

    Industry identity and owner of innovative Digitalpress Theo Pettaras has joined the Board of the PIAA, and says he intends to focus on promoting print and helping create a cohesive industry.

  • Avon to launch Aluma raised foiling 

    Trade finishing supplier Avon Graphics is launching a new raised foiling solution, Aluma, which uses no dies, no embossing, and which the company says enables finer detail and type than possible with digital systems.

  • New campaign promotes the power of mail 

    The Real Media Collective has launched a fourth campaign – this time promoting the benefits of direct mail in marketing.

  • Aussies heading to Dscoop Orlando 

    Between 20 and 30 Australian printers are expected to make the trip to the big HP user group conference Dscoop in Orlando next March.

  • Graphics Grab Bag – goings on around the printing traps this week 

    Welcome to the latest issue of Graphics Grab Bag, a weekly record of engagements and observations on the printing industry here and around the world.

  • Canon launching new wide format printers 

    Canon is bringing eight new wide format printers to the market in its imagePrograf range, designed for the CAD and poster printing.

  • Printers vs Pollies, big night in Canberra 

    Tonight will see a bevy of print leaders and federal politicians come face to face in the Print2Parliament event. The event will take place at Parliament House in Canberra, and will see several government ministers with direct impact on the printing industry looking to hear from printers.

  • Tasmanians shoot for Wrap King crown 

    Launceston sign company Fingerprint Signs is one of four continental winners in the Avery Dennison Wrap Like a King competition, with their Barn Find 24/7 design sending them to Las Vegas for the final at SEMA 2018 later this month.

  • Label innovation show rolls into Sydney 

    Jet Technologies and Screen drew a good crowd of industry professionals for the Sydney leg of a three-part series presenting the latest in labelling and narrow web printing.

  • Landa ships first B1 perfecting press 

    The long-awaited roll-out of Benny Landa’s nanographic printing technology is starting to gather pace, as the company ships its first B1 inkjet perfecting press.

  • Six make Konica Minolta finals 

    B2 sheetfed inkjet printer Revolution is among the six printers to make the finals of the Konica Minolta National Specialised Print Awards, from a record 246 entries.

  • Ricoh hosts graphic arts showcase 

    Ricoh has launched its Pro 7200 and Pro 9200 series of toner-based cutsheet graphic arts presses in Australia at a hands-on night at its Sydney showroom, featuring guests from the US and Thailand.

  • Starleaton brings dye sub expert to Australia 

    Wide format supplies company Starleaton has brought Dutch dye sub expert Gert-Jan Breukink from paper manufacturer Neenah Coldenhove out to Australia for a two week tour. Starleaton is now supplying the Neenah Coldenhove range of dye sub papers.

  • Printers meet thinkers in Parramatta 

    Printing Industries and the NSW Smart Sensing Network (NSSN) have hosted a Bridge the Gap breakfast to connect industry with academics. The PIAA plans to put on more events like it across Australia.

  • EFI promoting digital textile printing 

    EFI says its ecosystem of textile technologies leverages EFI Reggiani’s 70 years as a leader in textile industry innovation with digital and conventional processes.

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