marks from visitors and

drupa 2024 gets top marks from visitors and exhibitors

Exceeding all expectations, drupa 2024 received top marks from visitors and exhibitors who travelled from all over the world. Organisers say visitors left the trade fair with new ideas and clear prospects for the future. Exhibitors saw numerous contracts signed as their technological innovations inspired the print and packaging industry. The Düsseldorf show, the world’s…

for inkjet printhead production

Epson announces new factory for inkjet printhead production

Epson has announced construction of a multi-million-dollar factory for inkjet printhead production. The company held a ground breaking ceremony at Tohoku Epson Corporation, a Group company of Seiko Epson. Construction begins this month with completion due in September 2025. Epson expects the investment in the new facility to approximately quadruple Tohoku Epson’s current printhead production…

Colibri and Phoenix glue

Currie Group signs deal for Colibri and Phoenix glue plotters

Currie Group has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with F Service Automation for Colibri and Phoenix glue plotters. The machines have application for point of sale and packaging solutions. The three products in the range – Colibri 140 (1400mm x 850mm), the Colibri 200 (2000mm x 1000mm) and the Phoenix (2700mm x 1750mm). Paul Whitehead…

Helix One benchtop printer

Inkcups taking Helix One benchtop printer to Visual Impact

Digital printer manufacturer Inkcups has booked a stand at Visual Impact and will be taking its Helix One benchtop printer to the Brisbane show. Visual Impact Brisbane 2024 runs at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre from July 17-19. Inkcups manufactures industrial machines for a wide range of industries such as apparel, drinkware, promotional, electronic,…

HP reviews its memorable drupa 2024

HP has provided a recap on its memorable drupa 2024 stand as it prepares to exhibit at Visual Impact in Brisbane next month. Boasting the largest booth at drupa, HP showcased eight production lines and 12 presses. It welcomed over 35,000 visitors to its stand and hosted 2,500 customer demos and meetings, receiving six EDP…


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Currie Group celebrates 75 Years of innovation and service

As it celebrates 75 years of innovation and service, Currie Group has had a chance to reflect on how its fundamental values, evident since its inception and still there today, continue to drive the company from strength to strength. Currie Group today is one of the industry’s largest and most comprehensive suppliers, with an evolving…

for the Apprentice of

PrintNZ names Top Five for the Apprentice of the Year and Training Finalists

Last Thursday, at its Auckland Training Graduations ceremony, PrintNZ announced the sector winners for the Apprentice of the Year Awards and the finalists for the Trainer of the Year and training Company of the Year. The Top Five: BJ Ball Label Printing Apprentice of the Year: Amit Shankar, Labelmakers, HamiltonHeidelberg Packaging Apprentice of the Year:…

to enhance press efficiency

Jet Technologies enhances press efficiency with Asahi plates

Jet Technologies has announced the availability of AFP-R reduced solvent flexographic plates from Asahi Photoproducts to enhance press efficiency. The company says the AFP-R plate represents a breakthrough in platemaking technology, boasting a 50 per cent reduction in platemaking time and a 30 per cent reduction in solvent use. It adds that these plates last…

Rising Stars of Print

Industry celebrates People In Print and Rising Stars of Print

Over 100 print industry professionals gathered to celebrate this year’s People In Print Awards and Rising Stars of Print Awards at Sorrento in the Park on Maungakiekie One Tree Hill, Auckland. A stormy night did not deter guests from enjoying themselves and giving the awardees ovations as Ruth Cobb, chief executive PrintNZ and New Zealand…

World first for CMYKhub

World first for CMYKhub and EFI

A world first for CMYKhub sees the Australian trade print supplier confirming an order for the new EFI VUTEk Q3h XP and EFI VUTEk Q3h X hybrid printers, which were released to market at Fespa in March. The order, placed with EFI’s ANZ channel partner Currie Group, also includes an EFI VUTEk FabriVU dye-sublimation printer…

ABG visit further strengthens

ABG visit further strengthens ANZ ties to Currie Group

A visit from Mark Hyde, sales manager for AB Graphic International, to lead the ABG By Appointment events at Currie Group’s Melbourne headquarters last week, delivered more than expert insights to the sessions. It is also continuing an ongoing investment in team building, which has seen the two companies maintain an enviable partnership over more…


Kiwis at drupa 2024

Kiwis at drupa 2024

We caught up with some of the Kiwis at drupa 2024, at the Official drupa ANZ night or on…


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