New Zealand Printer and its Aussie siblings, Australian Printer and ProPrint, have joined one of Australasia’s largest business to business publishers, The Intermedia Group, following the acquisition of the magazines, news websites and events previously owned by Sydney-based Printer Magazines Group.
All editorial, advertising and design staff have become employees of a new company, Printer Media Group, majority-owned by The Intermedia Group based in Glebe.
The acquisition will provide Intermedia with immediate market leadership in another key business-to-business industry vertical.
Intermedia Group Publisher, James Wells, a significant shareholder in Printer Media Group, will be managing director of the new business.
Long-serving Group Publisher, Brian Moore, will remain with the business alongside national sales manager, Carmen Ciappara, as well as the editorial and graphic design team that includes Paul Brescia, Sarah Simpkins and Carrie Tong in Australia and Bruce Craig in New Zealand.
Australian Printer, ProPrint and New Zealand Printer will benefit from the scale offered by Intermedia’s extensive resources and support including a dedicated digital production and online development team, graphic design and post-production department, in-house conferencing and events business as well as a strong sales and marketing culture.’


The Intermedia Group also operates a number of magazines, websites and events in the New Zealand market including: FMCG Business, Hospitality Business, TheShout, Top Shelf, Inclean NZ and the Chocolate & Coffee Show.

Also under The Intermedia Group, the Convenience & Impulse Exhibition launch in Auckland in September 2019. 

Wells says, “We would like to recognise Shankar Vishwanath for his hard work and dedication as the owner of the Printer Magazines Group business over the last five years and we look forward to developing some exciting new business opportunities in the near future.”
With this acquisition, The Intermedia Group, will now publish over 30 separate magazines and 35 separate digital mastheads in addition to running several face-to-face events including awards, seminars, conferences and exhibitions.
For more information, contact James Wells – 0414 995 104 or


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