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ONE of the highlights of the show was the Fuji lm
JetPress 540W high speed inkjet web, shown here for
the rst time and now available to buy.
Sturt Eastwood, general manager graphic systsms
of Fuji lm said, "The JetPress 540W will have a wide
appeal, it will enable pro table printing in many
di erent applications, such as newspapers, books,
direct mail, transpromo."
The JetPress 540W has a maximum 540mm web
width, and prints at up to 127 metres per minute,
using the Myakoshi engines, there are two positioned
in a diagonal con guration, meaing the JetPress has
justa single tower. Eastwood said, "This gives the
Jetpress 540W a small footprint."
Visitors to the Fuji lm stand also saw the sheetfed
JetPress 720, a B2 inkjet printer, which prints at 1200x1200dpi resolution, however
the machine on the stand isn't available to buy, Eastwood said Fuji lm will be
launching a new version in October, the 720F, which will print on sheets up to
600gsm. He says, "the 720F will give printers in the 1-2000 sheet run length range
a very healthy ROI." Fuij lm also highlighted its wide format credentials, with a
broad range of products. Eastwood said, "Fuji lm has a solution for whichever point
printers are at in wide format, from the entry level to the high end."
Fuji lm brings inkjet web with 540W
Sturt Eastwood, Fuji lm,
with the new JetPress
540W high speed inkjet
continuous feed printer
VISUAL Solutions was the rst
company to open its wallet in a major
way, ordering a new EFI GS3250LX Pro,
from supplier Spicers.
Tyler Marshall, who sealed the
deal for Spicers said, "The GS3250LX
Pro is an LED printer so its can print on
the widest substrate range available
because of its cold cure technology."
The LED printer was launched
a year ago, this was its rst outing
in Australia. It is based on EFI's GS
platfvorm, of which more than 500
have been sold worldwide.
Marshall said Visual Solutions
was already a GS user, and decided to upgrade because of the increased
speed and quality of the new printer It is based in Moorabbin and is
growingly strongly in the retail, POP and corporate signage sectors.
Sold: Tyler Marshall, Spicers
Sales, with the EFI GS3250 LX
sold to Visual Solutions
Visual in rst big spend, with Spicers
EMSEAL showcased its range of laminating
equipment with the new Australian made Emtak
laminator on display.
Craig Linton, sales, Emseal said, "The Emtak
is an Australian made laminator suited for
anyone that does large format printing, board
mounting, car wrapping. It can print upwards of
10 metres a minute."
Linton said, "There has been plenty of
interest shown in the Emtak and everyone seems
impressed that it's Australian made. It will be really good if we can make a
few sales at PacPrint."
Emseal's laminator range is suited for sign makers, digital imaging
business that require high quality nishing, photographers, custom
laminating business, government departments, libraries, schools or
general o ce use for protection of documents.
Emseal brings Aussie made products
Craig Linton, sales,
Emseal with Emtak
ESKO had pre-production software the i-cut
Suite aimed at large format printers, sign and
display work ow and digital nishing systems
and the Kongsberg XP Series for digital nishing
Esko says the Kongsberg XP is a digital
cutting table designed for accurate handling
of the most challenging materials. It has been
made especially for handling the combination of
corrugated board and other rigid materials used
in packaging, POP products and product display.
The i-cut Suite consists of four applications;
i-cut Prelight for pdf pre- ighting and editing; the i-cut Layout is for optimised
sheet layout; The i-cut Vision Pro is for registration and the i-cut Automate is for the
automation prepress production process.
Mark Stallbaun with
Esko brings variety of products at PacPrint
HERBEN Numbering Systems has
been exhibiting at PacPrint since 1980
and at the 2013 edition had on display
three Graphic Wizard machines for
nishing and a range of specialised
numbering machines from basic
letterpress to the system supply for
sheetfed o set.
Wim Herben, executive director,
Herben Numbering Systems said,
"We have solutions for security
numbering and coding for cheques
and numbering for passports and
security coding, and a whole range of unusual things that the printer
would not usually see."
Herben says, "We are trying to make it attractive for the people that
come to PacPrint, not only to look at the machinery they want to buy, but
to get an understanding of we have used in the industry for many years."
Herben Numbering Systems
Herben aims to educate printers
PAPERFORCE has come to PacPrint to
re-establish itself as a major player in the
Australasian market, after major strategic
decisions from its parent company APP.
Gordon Thomas, general manager of
Paperforce, said, "Paperforce acts as the sales
representation for all of the APP mills in Australia
and New Zealand. Our traditional channels
have been through the merchant industry in
Australia. The real reason we are her at PacPrint
is that APP has recently made some big strategic
decisions about supply and the sustainability
"The company has acted on its decision cease the clearing of emerging timber
and rainforest and any conservation land at all for pupil and paper, and it is on track
achieve that everywhere in he world."
Force for sustainability: Gordon
Thomas, general manager and
Gordon Anthonisz at PacPrint
Paperforce moves toward sustainability
PAPER Handling Equipment (PHE) had
print nishing and booklet making on
display at PacPrint with the DFC digital
exo cut showcased.
The DFC by Nagel does applications
such as die cutting, kiss cutting,
perforation, embossing and creasing
which PHE says was only previously
possible inline with sheetfed o set
Garry Hengst, general manager, PHE
said, "We hope to attract more customers to our stand at PacPrint and we
believe we can double our sales compared to the previous PacPrint."
"The DFC is suited for small to medium and frequently changing
running lengths in digital or o set printing. It is targeted and
pharmaceutical businesses and optometrists for point of sales. It has an
easy set up time with production speeds of 3000 an hour."
Garry Hengst, general
manager, PHE (r)
PHE shows variety
LOCAL software company ReDigital has made a
specialty of solving communication management
issues for print and packaging companies, using
technology from global provider GMC.
Shane O'Dea sales manager at ReDigital, said,
"We provide solutions for customer communication
management. Print is probably the major part
of the value chain and we o er the full circle of
communications capabilities. So, if a printer is
looking to diversify its o ering to clients, we can
provide those facilities."
The company began in 2010 and Both O'Shea
and business development director Andrew
Wight have strong backgrounds in software
solutions and customer communications management. O'Dea said, "We o er an
enabler for variable data printing. Our technologies have an ability to integrate."
Comms experts: Shane O'Dea
(l), sales manager and Andrew
Wight, director of business
development at ReDigital
ReDigital integrates communication for print
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