The region’s biggest print industry trade show, PacPrint, will now run every two years, and will alternate between Melbourne and Sydney, with Visual Impact also back up and in the mix.

eProductivity Software Solutions, which provides purpose-built business and production workflow technology, showcased a range of its end-to-end offerings for print, packaging, mailing and e-commerce.

New colour management tech gaining interest on the Colour Graphics Services stand at PacPrint, was the Myiro-1 and Myiro-9 spectrophotometers, and the CGS Oris X Gamut software.

For four days in Melbourne last week the ANZ print industry got back together. With exhibits, demos, forums, parties, and face-to-face meetings, printers reconnected – take a look at the showreel.

The Kyocera Taskalfa Pro 15000c cutsheet inkjet press is being demonstrated live at PacPrint, the first time a Kyocera production press has been at a show in Australia.

Spicers is showcasing its huge selection of leading brands in-person – and the company says its PacPrint stand is the ‘ultimate pit stop for signage, print and packaging’.

Smartech has a booth brimming with new technology, which is says are showcasing ways new and existing clients can capitalise on emerging markets that are showing significant growth trajectory.

At PacPrint printIQ was presenting its latest release, printIQ v44, which it says has further enhanced its accessibility options, to open up its business applications to work from anywhere.

On show at the Graffica booth is the latest modular Kolbus Autobox Boxer automatic boxmaker, enabling printers to offer on demand custom boxes for a surging market.

NSW print operation Carbon8 took out top spot at the National Print Awards last night, with five Gold and two Silver Awards, while The Lighthouse Group from NSW, and Sunprint Queensland, won two Golds each.

The LIA's cocktail party last night honoured graduates of the 2022 LIA Graduate of the Year award, prior to the announcement of the winner at the National Printing Awards tonight.

Currie Group is making the market introduction of the new EFI Pro 30h at the show – a 3.2-metre hybrid flatbed / roll-fed LED entry-level production printer.

Visitors to PacPrint will see all the technologies awarded a Print21 Hot Pick, given to real world solutions enabling print service providers to enhance operational efficiencies, develop new markets, and produce work in a more sustainable way.

The latest samples of the Canon LabelStream 4000 and Edale press are on the Rodden Graphics stand, with a LabelStream about to land at Impact Labels in Brisbane.

The Trimatt 1170 digital colour printer for sustainable paper and cardboard packaging has been a showstopper, with several selling straight off the stand.


At PacPrint, XMPie is highlighting its variable data print solution, uDirect, for automating the production of personalised print campaigns, enabling print businesses to offer cross media campaigns to their clients.