The organiser of PacPrint says some $50m worth of sales were done during the show last month, with exhibitors also going home with several months’ worth of leads that organisers say could be worth another $50m.

Xeikon will be introducing its Panther PX3300 UV inkjet label press , and the first showing of the Xeikon Panther 2.0 technology in Australia, live on its stand to visitors at PacPrint in Melbourne next week,

Graffica, supplier of premium equipment and services to the packaging and point-of-sale industries, will be exhibiting in-house box making solutions, along with other packaging equipment, at PacPrint this month.

A buoyant labels market, and a growing number of packaging applications, will be reflected on the Currie Group stand at PacPrint. PKN speaks to Mark Daws, director of labels & packaging ANZ, to find out more.

Spicers will showcase its huge selection of leading brands in-person at PacPrint 2022, and the company is promising its stand will be the “ultimate pit stop for packaging, print and signage”.

The big ANZ print trade show PacPrint has been postponed from this September to next July, in light of the ongoing Covid pandemic that is currently locking down large parts of Australia.

Registrations have now opened online for what organisers are calling “the most important PacPrint ever held”, considering it is perhaps the first industry expo being held anywhere in the world for almost two years.

Representatives from some 40 companies, which will exhibit at PacPrint 2021 and the co-located Visual Impact and Label & Packaging expos, met yesterday for the first time to be briefed on arrangements for the industry’s leading show.

VIDEO: At PacPrint 2017 in Melbourne last week, PKN spoke to Fuji Xerox Australia's Roger Labrum about the company's iGen 5 digital press and what it brings to the packaging space.

VIDEO: At PacPrint 2017 last week, MD of Kurz Australia, Stephen Pratt, showed PKN the DM-liner UV-Ink foil transfer unit for digital metallisation on a sheetfed press, that's also available in a roll-to-roll version.

VIDEO: PKN spoke to Jet Technologies' James Montgomery about the new food packaging compliant PureTone UV flexo ink system from Pulse Roll Label Products.

PacPrint 2017 was opened this morning by Hon. Lily D’Ambrosio, Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change.

PacPrint 2017, co-located with the Visual Impact Melbourne show, will open in less than a month and, with 150 exhibitors signed up and visitor numbers tracking strongly, organisers say it’s shaping up as one of the best in recent years.

Visual aesthetics and brand protection are not mutually exclusive. In the lead up to PacPrint 2017, PKN spoke to Stephen Pratt, MD of Kurz Australia about a solution that ticks both boxes.

For narrow web label printers, Jet Technologies will bring the new PureTone FPC Ink System from Pulse Roll Label Products to PacPrint 2017.

Starleaton will be demonstrating the all-new Zünd Design Center 3.0 at PacPrint in May.