newspaper and magazine relief

PrintNZ partners for newspaper and magazine relief funding

PrintNZ has joined forces with the Community Newspapers Association and Magazine Publishers Association to obtain newspaper and magazine relief funding. The industry bodies have successfully lobbied government for access its media relief package funding. The package targets community newspapers and magazines that have suffered from the effects of Lockdown Level Four. PrintNZ has provided, and […]

Partnership with Y Soft

Partnership with Y Soft expands Brother’s reach

Brother New Zealand has announced a partnership with Y Soft Corporation, a workflow solutions specialist. Through the partnership with Y Soft, Brother will offer YSoft SAFEQ as an embedded solution on Brother multi-function devices. It provides organisations with centralised management of their print and document capture services. Customers using Brother multi-function devices can choose its […]

Share & Approve software

Share & approve software wins award for Esko

Esko has received a Bronze Award, at the European Flexographic Industry Association 2020 Awards, for its Share & Approve software. The company won the award in the Technical Innovation – Supplier category. Launched in 2019, the Share & Approve software tool enables users to upload, share, annotate and approve packaging and labels jobs in 2D […]

Label Industry Global Awards

Label Industry Global Awards winners named

The Label Industry Global Awards has named this year’s winners in an online video announcement. The awards recognise innovative, influential and successful work from the labels and package printing industry across the globe. Mike Fairley, chair of the judges, said, “On behalf of the judging panel, I commend and congratulate all this year’s Label Industry […]

braille and raised effects

Mutoh adds braille and raised effects to benchtops

Mutoh has introduced two new benchtop UV printers, both with braille and raised effects capability. Russell Cavenagh, director of Mutoh Australia, says, “The local introduction of the XPJ-461UF and XPJ-661UF UV- LED printers expands Mutoh’s roll out of the XpertJet platform. These printers offer advanced features and enhanced user experience. Cavenagh says, “These models suit […]

its partnership in AI

Kodak extends its partnership in AI with PerfectPattern

Kodak has extended its partnership in AI with PerfectPattern, a specialist in innovative artificial intelligence solutions for manufacturing industries. A new agreement sees Kodak will taking a license for the source code of PerfectPattern’s sPrint One software. This will allow Kodak to further develop the version of sPrint One used in the Kodak Prinergy on […]

Canon has achieved

Canon has achieved Toitū carbonzero certification

In its drive to become more sustainable, Canon New Zealand has achieved Toitū carbonzero certification. In Canon Oceania’s sustainability report for 2020, the company identified a number of ways it intends to drive the business forward. These include launching a five-year local warranty in ANZ and building an Azure Centre of Excellence to drive innovation. […]




AIP virtual training course

Bookings open for AIP virtual training course

Bookings have opened for the sixth Australian Institute of Packaging, AIP virtual training course. The ‘Use of Lifecycle Assessment Tools for Sustainable Packaging Design’ will take place on September 30. All participants will attain 12.5 Certified Professional Development points towards the Certified Packaging Professional (CPP) Designation. Click here to book a place on the course. […]

Jet Technolgies and Esko

Jet Technologies and Esko partner for ANZ

Jet Technologies and Esko have partnered for Jet to distribute a range of Esko solutions. The deal does not include Kongsberg cutting tables which are supplied in New Zealand through Fuji Xerox. Jet Technologies offers experience and expertise in the printing and packaging industries. It says these will help lead the distribution and support of […]

Foodtech Packtech rescheduled to

Foodtech Packtech rescheduled to April 2021

Foodtech Packtech has rescheduled to April 2021. XPO, which organises the country’s largest food packaging show, emailed visitors and exhibitors. XPO says it had little choice in changing the dates because of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The show has support from throughout the industry and from industry bodies such as AIP and Packing New Zealand. […]


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