Converting & Printing

Some 170,000 printers went to the 2024 drupa, which ran for the first time since 2016, over a shortened time period of 11 days in Dusseldorf, the visitor numbers a 35 per cent decrease since that last drupa.

The Van Dyke Press has backed up for a successor to its Omet flexo press after a successful 14 years development of the aluminium foil sector, signing for new machine with Currie Group at drupa.

In light of the company beginning to build its folding carton business, IVE Group has joined APCO in a move it says is part of its environmental, social and governance strategy.

Much of the ANZ print industry is preparing to head over to Dusseldorf in the next few days, as drupa, the biggest global print show, which will have a strong packaging component, opens its doors on 28 May.

Much has changed in the print industry over the past 75 years, but the values that have driven Currie Group since its inception not only remain today, but continue to drive it from strength to strength.

The 2024 Women in Print Breakfast series is underway and the Print21 team was in attendance at the event in Sydney, led for the final time by NSW Patron Debbie Burgess.

Inkdustrial has signed an agreement with Roland DG Australia to become a dealer of Roland DG Printers and Cutters with a particular focus on the UV range of solutions, with applications for packaging.

For HP Indigo, having a digital-first mindset is a key component of today’s successful print business. Its new releases, timed for the giant trade expo drupa, are all based on the digital-first premise.

A visit from Mark Hyde, sales manager for AB Graphic International, to lead the ABG By Appointment events at Currie Group’s Melbourne headquarters, delivered more than expert insights to the sessions.

HP Indigo and A B Graphic International (ABG), both represented in ANZ by Currie Group, have installed an HP Indigo V12 Digital Press with ABG non-stop winding technology at HP’s Graphic Arts Experience in Barcelona.

Women in Print has opened ticket sales for its Breakfast Series, which will take place in six states across the country, starting on 30 April, and running over the following two weeks.

The company that will produce the Frugalpac paper bottles for wines and spirits in Australia is looking for a printer to print and then die-cut onto the recycled paperboard that the innovative bottles are made from.

With just two months until drupa opens its doors, the world’s trade media has heard this week that attendees will have an unparalleled insight into the future of print, and packaging will take centre stage.

As Epson marks its 40th anniversary of operations in Australia, it says it plans to continue its legacy and introduce new products in large format printing, projectors, office and industrial printing.

As the print and packaging industries evolve to adapt to shifting consumer preferences as well as new ways of doing business, executives at HP Inc, have identified four key drivers to watch.

Private label coffee roasting company, Espressology, turned to Trimatt Systems to boost its ability to deliver quick and high-quality printing of short-run, short-turnaround coffee bags. Trimatt will be at APPEX on Stand F045.