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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.

  • 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 special 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.

  • Cosmopolitan to cease production 

    Iconic women’s fashion and lifestyle magazine Cosmoplitan is to close, 45 years after the title made its Australian debut. PMP will lose the job, which had around 148pp an issue, but with declining run lengths.

  • AGS snaps up Morgana in Victoria 

    Australian Graphic Servicing (AGS) has signed on as a reseller of Morgana finishing equipment in Victoria, thanks to a deal with supplier Print and Pack Australia. The reseller agreement will see AGS supply Morgana equipment including the DigiFold Pro creaser/folder.

  • Unpaid benefits claim in ACM collapse 

    All Colour Media Printing in Clayton South, Victoria, has entered liquidation after racking up more than a million dollars in debt, with claims of unpaid benefits from former workers. ACM was put into receivership on Wednesday October 3.

  • News brews up mX comeback 

    Three years after the demise of free commuter newspaper mX, News Corp has resurrected it for a limited four-week cameo run in Melbourne in conjunction with Carlton and United Breweries.

  • EFI’s one-stop digital shop 

    EFI has shown off the benefits of its Digital Storefront web-to-print solution in a webinar presented by Joe Fedor (pictured) to an audience across Australia and New Zealand. The software provides one-stop self-service to print customers.

  • Holy rollers pre-empt PrintEx 

    Sydney’s major print trade show PrintEx has been pushed back to August 2019, owing to a double booking with Hillsong Church at Sydney Olympic Park, says Peter Harper, Visual Connections (pictured). The show will now run from August 13 to August 16.

  • Graphics Grab Bag – goings on around the printing traps. 

    Welcome to the latest issue of Graphics Grab Bag, a weekly record of engagements and observations from an observer curious about the printing industry here and around the world

  • Nano inks could pose huge risks 

    Nano inks are used for printed electronics, sensors and ceramics printing, and have been used in commercial and packaging print for a few years now – but we need more risk assessments before we can be sure they’re safe, writes Laurel Brunner.

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