Converting & Printing

Onpack has installed a Hinterkopf direct-to-can digital printing line, with finance provided by Finlease, as the company builds a new canning division.

A B Graphic International, represented in ANZ by Currie Group, launched a record 25 innovations at Labelexpo last month, including its ABG Connect automated workflow solution.

Bobst had a host of technology on its Labelexpo stand, including the M6 press, which it claims is the most automated inline flexo press in the market, and its All-in-One hybrid print solutions, designed to address a wide range of applications.

A B Graphic International, represented by Currie Group, showcased its non-stop unwind and rewinding system for the HP Indigo V12 at Labelexpo. Jon Murray speaks to Wayne Robinson.

Nina Nguyen, founder and CEO of Brisbane-based cardboard packaging manufacturer Pakko, is spearheading a new era of collaboration and innovation to advance Australian manufacturing.

Jet Technologies will be bringing three new technologies from Screen for labels printing and paper packaging printing to Australia, following their launch at Labelexpo next month.

A B Graphic International and HP Indigo have collaborated to introduce non-stop winding technology for the new V12 digital press – HP Indigo’s flagship narrow-web label press.

The new Konica Minolta AccurioLabel 400 Press – designed for on-demand label print production with the latest in automated technology – has won a trio of global product awards.

Currie Group is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Field Service Engineer to join its growing Labels & Packaging Service Team in Sydney. Candidates would ideally have experience repairing printing equipment.

Commercial label printing specialist, Label Plus has installed a new Screen L350UV SAI inkjet digital label press from Jet Technologies, making it the first of its kind in Queensland.

Packaging print solutions is a key part of a major new strategy from the world’s biggest press manufacturer, Heidelberg, with the company to invest heavily in developing its labels and packaging portfolio.

Unimax has become the first label and packaging printer in New Zealand to install the new Screen L350UV SAI Inkjet Press, as it upgrades from its original L350UV.

Konica Minolta Australia has launched the new AccurioLabel 400 Press, targeted at print business looking to capitalise on the rapidly growing short-run label market.

The full 100 per cent of Epson’s electricity used at all of its Australian and New Zealand offices and company sites is now from renewable energy.

Sealed Air Corporation and Koenig & Bauer have signed a non-binding letter of intent to expand their strategic partnership for digital printing machines in packaging.

NSW digital trade label printing house Foxcil has closed its doors, a victim of the growing trend for inhouse label printing production. Owner and industry identity Roger Kirwan ends his 25-year career in print.