Fujifilm Jet Press order

Largest Fujifilm Jet Press order goes to Tomato

A leading Chinese print company has placed the largest Fujifilm Jet Press order ever, and will soon become the biggest Jet Press user in the world. Tomato Cloud Technology recently ordered 10 Fujifilm Jet Press 750S digital inkjet presses. The company already had four of the Jet Press 750S presses at its facility. S.T. Lam, […]

its Global Print Expo

Fespa fills a gap with its Global Print Expo

After a two-year gap, Fespa has staged its Global Print Expo and European Sign Expo 2021. The first live Fespa events in Europe since Spring 2019 attracted a strong audience dominated by business leaders. Neil Felton, chief executive at Fespa, says, “Feedback from exhibitors was effusive. Many commented on the upbeat mood among visitors and […]

interest in Xaar 3D

Xaar sells its remaining interest in Xaar 3D to Stratasys

Inkjet printhead manufacturer Xaar will sell its remaining interest in Xaar 3D to its partner Stratasys Solutions. Stratasys, a leader in polymer 3D printing solutions, previously held a 45 per cent stake in Xaar 3D. Xaar 3D has made progress this year but has suffered product development delays due to Covid-19. As a result, it […]

for misleading recycling claims

Warning issued for misleading recycling claims

The Commerce Commission has warned a paper packaging products company for misleading recycling claims. Glopac New Zealand represented its hot drink cups as recyclable. In fact, New Zealand recycling streams don’t currently accept hot drink cups. Glopac made the representations on its website, social media, and on the products. The Commerce Commission considers Glopac likely […]

new smart printing system

HP launches new smart printing system

HP has launched HP+, a new smart printing system aimed at small businesses and consumers. The company says HP+ delivers a secure, productive, and sustainable cloud-based ecosystem. Oliver Hill, country manager, HP New Zealand, says, “HP+ is a fundamental shift in the printing experience. We’ve brought our best printing innovation together into one smart system. […]

Greenwash remains a target

Greenwash remains a target for Two Sides

Two Sides says that greenwash remains a target as its global campaign continues. The Two Sides Anti-Greenwash Campaign has successfully challenged over 810 companies’ misleading anti-paper statements. The campaign began in 2010. It challenges organisations that subject their customers to repeated greenwashing messages. These messages damage the paper, print, and mailing sectors. Many companies and […]

Reproflex3 has acquired Opti-Flex

Reproflex3 has acquired Opti-Flex to form R3 NZ

UK headquartered prepress expert Reproflex3 has acquired Opti-Flex. The two companies will merge their organisations to create R3 NZ. They see a growing demand for high quality flexible packaging and sustainable packaging design across the region. Andrew Hewitson, Reproflex co-founder, says the deal will help the company strengthen its global presence. He says, “Opti-Flex is […]

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Innovation Week 2021 in

Heidelberg to host Innovation Week 2021 in October

Heidelberg will host Innovation Week 2021 in October, a virtual event focusing on the commercial, packaging, and labels printing sectors. The company will broadcast live from its Print Media Centre in Germany. The Wiesloch-Walldorf site showcases Heidelberg’s latest offset and digital technology for the commercial, packaging, and label sectors. The online event has ‘Always a […]

Rapida 106 X sale

Koenig & Bauer hails region’s first Rapida 106 X sale

Koenig & Bauer has announced made its first regional Rapida 106 X sale. Australia’s Platypus Print Packaging, based in Queensland, has purchased the new press, its third Koenig & Bauer machine. Platypus provides print and packaging for the retail and consumer industry, Fast Moving Consumable Goods (FMCG), and food and beverage industries. The company offers […]

Esko variable data printing

Esko variable data printing connects packaging

Esko variable date printing has delivered what it calls a world first in connected packaging production. It says it has supercharged secure variable data print capabilities. This is in terms of speed and scale for a new collaboration with Scantrust and packaging company ePac Flexible Packaging. Esko Automation Engine is at the heart of the […]


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