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…

Fujifilm's proprietary Aquafuze technology

Fujifilm’s proprietary Aquafuze technology set for drupa debut

Fujifilm’s proprietary Aqaufuze technology will feature at drupa 2024. The company has unveiled a new inkjet ink featuring the Aquafuze technology. Combining water-based and UV-curable ink technology, the new technology targets wide format inkjet printing. The company will launch the new UV-curable aqueous ink later this year after its drupa debut. Fujfilfilm calls Aquafuze ink…

BJ Ball Print Apprentice

Top 10 named for BJ Ball Print Apprentice of the Year

PrintNZ has announced the 10 apprentices who will contest the 2023 BJ Ball Print Apprentice of the Year. The Top 10: Ruth Cobb, chief executive at PrintNZ, says, “It is always with such pleasure that I look forward to starting the process of selecting the Apprentice of the Year candidates – identifying the high achievers…

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Fujifilm Acuity Hybrid gets robotic automation system for drupa

Fujifilm has announced a robotic automation system for its Acuity Hybrid wide format printers that it will demonstrate at drupa 2024. In a statement outlining the announcement, the company says the new automation system is designed to give Acuity Hybrid customers the option to upgrade their high-end wide format machines with a full solution. Fujifilm…


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That was then: Ruth Cobb as part of the first Pride In Print organising committee in 1993 (apparently an after school job)

That was then, this is now

“I have had the absolute privilege of attending every one of these events and the growth of the industry over that time has been nothing short of spectacular,” says Ruth Cobb in her latest column



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