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State of Indigo at State of Origin

Thursday, 07 June 2018
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(Clockwise, from front left) Peter Lowe (Graphic Packaging International), Phillip Rennell (Sales & Marketing Director, Currie Group), Matt Naughton (Printcraft), Tania Naughton (Printcraft), Adrian Shoobridge (Graphic Packaging International), Peter Smith (Dashing Group), Shaun MacDonald (Dashing Group), Tom Kellythorn (Operations Manager, Currie Group), Marcus Robinson (Service Manager ANZ, Currie Group).

The winners of Currie Group’s inaugural State of Indigo competition cheered on their NSW Blues team in a hard-fought State of Origin game 1 win over the ‘Maroons’ at the MCG.

After eight weeks of tough competition based on the weekly Print Beat scores of HP Indigo printers, the NSW Blues came away with the State of Indigo title.

The state winners from NSW, Graphic Packaging International and Dashing Group, and Queensland MVP Printcraft were flown to Melbourne to stay overnight as VIP guests of HP and Currie Group before enjoying a corporate suite at the opening game of the 2018 State of Origin series.

A full corporate hospitality programme allowed the winners to rub shoulders with Origin legends Paul ‘Fatty’ Vautin, Willie Mason and Gordon Tallis.

The State of Indigo competition is based on the weekly Print Beat scores of HP Indigo printers, with adjustments made to ensure a level playing field – mostly through factoring in week-over-week improvement percentages.

PrintOS Print Beat is a cloud-based print optimisation solution that delivers historical and near real-time data for improved print operations.

HP was represented by its Solutions Manager, Daniel Blau (5th from left).

Marcus Robinson (Service Manager ANZ, Currie Group) meets Origin legend Willie Mason.

Robinson (right) meets QLD Origin legend and commentator Gorden Tallis.

The view from the corporate suites at the MCG.

 

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