The line-up for print and graphic communications show PacPrint has been announced for 2017.

Visitors will be able to view technology, innovations, and solutions from a range of suppliers at the event, to be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from 23-26 May.

PacPrint 2017 will include displays of prepress, workflow and management information systems through to offset, digital and wide-format print, finishing and mailing systems, media and substrates, and business services.

It will also offer a special look at new areas such as 3D, functional print and packaging, as well as sign and display innovations at the co-located Visual Impact Expo.

A comprehensive Forum series will provide ideas and information, and visitors will be able to ‘see, touch and feel’ the future while meeting suppliers, customers, and peers from around the region.

PacPrint 2017 is hosted by Visual Connections and Printing Industries.

Food & Drink Business

Queensland’s Food Technology and Manufacturing Exhibition returns to Brisbane this month! The triennial FoodTech Qld expo is on 28-30 July 2019 (Sunday to Tuesday) at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. This year’s theme is “Creating new lines in manufacturing” and aims to deliver nothing less.

Findings from a study of more than 100,000 people over nine years suggests that reducing sugary drinks may reduce cancer risk.

Drought-tolerant grape varieties from Cyprus will soon be trialled for suitability in Australian conditions, with researchers from the University of Adelaide hoping the vines will be able to grow “with minimal to no irrigation”.