Converting & Printing

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.

HP has unveiled its new HP Indigo 200K Digital Press, which it says is designed to give digital flexible packaging converters the competitive edge.

Top executives from Miraclon, the home of Kodak Flexcel solutions for the packaging industry, are touring Australia and New Zealand, reconnecting with customers.

Ferag is the new distributor of the XSYS portfolio of flexographic printing plates and platemaking equipment in Australia and New Zealand.

Supply chain technology, printing and labelling solutions company Peacock Bros. has announced its acquisition of printing, packaging and handheld computing specialists, OJ Holdings

Markem-Imaje has introduced an ethernet protocol to provide greater connectivity to their 4700 valvejet drop-on-demand printer.

Amcor and MCC were the two big winners at the annual Flexo Packaging and Label Manufacturing Association awards, each walking away with a hatful of gongs after dominating their categories.

Basketball hall of famer and international business leader Ervin “Magic” Johnson will deliver the main keynote at this year’s Dscoop Edge St. Louis World Expo to be held on 7-10 May at the America’s Centre in downtown St. Louis.

WA print business Footprint has produced a quarter of a million labels in the first 10 weeks of its new label operation, printed on its new Epson SurePress L-4533AW, supplied by Fujifilm.