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Geon duds employees out of $18 million

I have already posted a blog on the demise of Geon, six months ago Australasia’s largest printer, now consigned to history. Click here for this most illuminating blog. A report from the administrators / liquidators for a creditors’ meeting on … Continue reading




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Learn more about the NBN and its potential benefits for the printing and related industries

The following article, quoted in full here, appeared in the Print 21 newsletter dated Tuesday 18 June 2013. Printing Industries and Media Super are joining forces to host a series of nation-wide free, early evening networking events in July, which will … Continue reading




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Printing sector tops nation’s economic growth

Amidst the doom and gloom often reflected by pundits who predict the demise of printing on paper in favour of electronic delivery of news, advertising, books and so on, comes the news that the printing industry is alive and well, … Continue reading




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Are electronic communications more environmentally friendly than paper?

This news item appears in the ProPrint daily newsletter on June 12th 2013. It makes the point that there is no evidence for the assumed environmental efficiency of electronic communications compared to paper communications — such as bank statements. Two … Continue reading




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Welcome drop in offset printing capacity in Australia

Australian printing companies will be rejoicing that thanks to the auction of GEON printing equipment, a large chunk of the over capacity that has led to ridiculously low pricing and consequently, unprofitable trading, has now left our shores.




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