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PACPRINT proved to be a success
for HP with the sale of a HP Indigo
10000 to Bambra Press, which now
joins Courtney Colour as the only two
companies in Australia to so far have
the new digital printers.
HP joins its Australia and New
Zealand distributer the Currie Group
at PacPrint 2013, where they publicly
showcased the rst time in Australia,
the B2 format sheetfed HP 10000 digital
On the largest stand at PacPrint
2013 there was also on display the HP
Indigo 76000, 5600, 35550 and the
WS6600 digital presses.
HP hosted a media brie ng
which was attended by Currie Group
managing director David Currie and
HP's general manager of its Indigo
division Alon Bar-Shany.
Bar-Shany said, "The new HP
Indigo's have been successful for us
and we are anticipating the arrival
of the newer and bigger versions in
mid-2014. The Currie Group has been
performing superb in the Australia and
New Zealand markets and we are proud
to have them as our distributer."
HP also worked with the Currie
Group to deliver a range of printing
seminars during PacPrint 2013.
Topics include: Printing intelligently;
Scaling your digital platform: The
Power of web-to-print; Driving business
growth through B2 digital o set;
Making print relevant with Data and
Colour; Print your future with digital
photos; Accelerate your business with
photo products; The next big thing in
photo; Global trends in labels.
HP shows new digital B2 sheetfed Indigo
David Currie from the Currie Group
(second from left) and Alon Bar
Shany from HP Indigo's division (r)
with HP representatives
DIGITAL press developer Xeikon
used the show to launch its new
3030Plus, which local agent Grish
Rewal says sits between its current
Rewal says, "The 3030Plus is an
entry level digital printer for label
and packaging printers who are
producing high volumes than the
3000 series allows."
The Xeikon 3030Plus is the
narrow web higher capacity
entry-level press of the Xeikon
3000 Series. It can print at a top
speed of 15 m/min (49.2 ft/min).
Xeikon 3030Plus has a variable
web width ranging from 200 mm
up to 330 mm, and can handle
production volumes of up to 297
square meters/hour. Along with
the other Xeikon 3000 Series
models, the Xeikon 3030Plus uses
high precision LED-array imaging
technology, which combines
1200dpi resolution at 4-bit per
spot to deliver the print quality.
Incorporating Xeikon's full rotary
printing technology, combined
with virtually unlimited variable
repeat length, the printing speed
of the press is not a ected by
either the label size or the number
of colours used.
The Xeikon 3030Plus is
capable of printing on a range of
substrates, including including co-
extruded lms, Bopp, PVC and PET,
paperboards, paper, with weights
ranging from 40-350gsm.
The Xeikon 3030Plus can be
eld-upgraded to one of the
higher speed or width models.
Grish Rewal (l) and Greg
Cheesman from Xeikon
Xeikon launches new 3030Plus
launched its new
system Wow at
and was giving
to customers that
registered at the
assistant marketing manager, Bannershop said, "It is
easier for customers to do business with us because
they can get instant quotes and then they can gure out
how much margin they can put for their clients, track
the order and upload the artwork."
"The customers can do all this in their own time, so
it doesn't have to be a nine to ve thing, but whenever
the customer feels like doing it. The new online ordering
system is our point of di erence we can make it easier
for customers to do business and this becomes the
Rose Berthon, assistant
Bannershop introduces online
FINISHING giant Ferag highlighted its MiniSert
entry level inserting system for newspapers, as
well as added value services such as Tape x and
Ian Martin, general manager at Ferag, as
well as current PacPrint president, said, "Ferag
is determined to deliver solutions to enable its
customers to o er added value services to their
Martin pointed to the new MemoScent as an
example, this encapsulates the actual perfume a
brand owner wants to promote and applies it in a
pouch to the front page of a newspaper. The rst
one has just been run, on a newspaper in the UK.
Ferag's Tape x is aimed at preventing inserts
and onserts falling out of newspapers as they are
delivered by the walkers.
Martin added that Ferag has been appointed
as the new Quad Tech press controls agent for
Add value: Ian Martin, Ferag
Ferag points to productivity with innovation
GMS Paci c
the EyeC, which
o ers web to
quoting aimed at
GMS Paci c said, "The EyeC range of print
inspection solutions compares directly to the
customer-signed pdf. The system can help stop
mistakes as they happen in real time. It can
connect with other software information systems.
We can do it online and inline by putting cameras
on printing machines, and it minimises the waste.
"It is able to integrate di erent software
applications so they can unite with each-other. So
human data entry is basically eliminated.
"It facilitates communications between
competitive software applications. We have
a set of tools that allow you to facilitate this
communication and in my opinion it's something
the other MIS companies don't do.
"Other MIS software doesn't encourage
communications with other applications."
Amir Gergis, general
manager, GMS Paci c
(second from right)
with the GMS team
GMS Paci c o ers W2P
Software said its
web based products
are easily accessible
through the internet,
to access print
Ed Gibson, director, Hexicom Software
said, "We want to get some important leads
that lead to sales. A lot of people have come
here and they've sought us out, they've
done their research and they know what
they want, so it's been a pretty good for us
and we expect PacPrint 2013 to continue to
be good for us."
Gibson said, "It's a cloud based product
so it's easy to use, its subscription based,
it's cheap and easy to use compared to
other similar solutions. The software is three
years old and we have almost fty sales in
Australia. We constantly update the software
and now it has more functionality."The
company's agship product is ePrint MIS a
print management solution for commercial
digital and o set printers, copy shops, and
print managers. The software, suited for all
print businesses, saves time and money."
Cloud: Ed Gibson
LIFHART showed its Draabe
air humidi cation system,
which aims to reduce
waste and enable printing
business to become more
productive by ensuring
conditiions are maintained.
Gert Diepold, managing
director of Lifhart, said, "The Draabe TurboFogNeo
air humidi cation system is suited for all types of
businesses in the printing industry, whether o set,
digital, large format or label printers, in return it will
make the environment more cool and maintain the fast
production speeds of the printer."
The German made Draabe can be positioned where
humidi cation is required and on all wall devices where
it can be swivelled both horizontally and vertically.
Diepold said, "They provide a productive ambient
for a working environment so you get higher press
speeds, it eliminates statics and work that is in progress.
It is good as it doesn't put any distortion in the paper
especially for printers that work with a lot of plastic."
Humidify: Gert Diepold
Lifhart has air humidi cation
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