Home' Australian Printer Magazine : June 2013 Contents PACPRINT REVIEW
PACPRINT13 marked GBC's rst appearance
as Neopost Australia, with a mammoth
240sqm stand -- divided into document
nishing, business mailing and large format
In another rst, Neopost launched
the Epson Surecolor Solvent SC-S50600 --
adding to Neopost's ever-evolving portfolio
of print and nishing solutions for the
signage industry. National large format
manager, David Cheng said,"The Epson
large format printer with dual CMYK runs
at speeds of up to 50sqm per hour and can
print white - you can do white on basically
any substrate. People that are looking at
working with signage are the ones that
are interested in this machine. It has low
running costs with multiple substrates."
Neopost's o ering to the copy shop
and signage market was complemented
with HP and Canon large format print, and
the launch of the GBC Titan 1264WF large
format laminator. Building on the success
of the original Titan, the 1264WF boasts
1,600mm wide laminating width and lm
shafts for easy loading/unloading. Cheng
added, "For the large format side, we have
the HP FB500 atbed printer and the HP
L26500 latex printer. The Canon iPF8300s an
eight colour large format printer."
Neopost highlights nishing, mailing and wide format
DGS launched the Mimaki
JFX500UV LED wide format
printer. Brad Creighton,
marketing manager at DGS
said, "The LED technology
means that the temperature is
low, which in turn means that
the dimensional stability of
the substrate is not a ected,
so for media such as PVC or
core ute it is easier to print,
and it means you can print at
a faster rate."
The JFX500UV LED will knock
out 60sqm an hour. Maximum
print size is 2.1x3.1m and
printers looking to buy
one will get change from
DGS also had the Mimaki
JV400-160 SUV on the stand,
a the solvent latex printer.
Mimaki's latex ink requires a
low heat to cure,
Creighton says, "It is also the
rst latex solution to o er a
Brad Creighton (l) from
DGS highlighted the new
atbed Mimaki JFX500UV
LED printer on the stand
DGS has new Mimaki UV LED
ONE of the country's
biggest trade printers
CMYKhub launched its
online print management
(OPM) software at
Clive Denholm presented
the new web-to-print
software to visitors
at PacPrint with live
The software can build
a free live webstore for
printers, and provides online print management (OPM)
to their customers.
According to CMYKhub the portal allows printers
to connect and update and change product prices and
images with ease and it includes a payment gateway
which provides instant quotes.
its new online print
CMYKhub launches W2P
VISITORS to the Gallus stand
may have been surprised to
hear managing director James
Rodden talking up the bene ts
of digital printing, but Gallus
is now selling the Heidelberg
Linoprint L digital label press.
Heidelberg has a 30 per
cent stake in Gallus, and is
developing the Linoprint
technogy for a range of
applications, the label press
being one of them.
Rodden said, "We have just
old the rst one in Australia, to
Applied Testing Supplies, it will
be used to print tags for power
The Linoprint L will produce
up to 48 metres a minute."
Gallus labels it
KINGTECH Machinery had its
KTM 350 UV gloss coater on
display as part of the Lanier
stand. Clyde King, director,
Kingtech said, "We showed the
new KTM 350 multi-pattern
coater suited for small to
medium sized copy shops but it
also has other applications suited
for the commercial print industry.
"The machines are made to our order and our
speci cations, the lamp is custom made for us in the UK
and the re ector is also made in the UK. The UV varnish is
manufactured locally in Melbourne. The main features of the
machine is the result that you get, it gives you a million dollar
result for a low cost. It will coat digital or o set prints and give
it a deep shiny gloss/matt protective nish either in ood or
stunning embossed look patterns that has to be appreciated,
and is under $10,000. There has been a lot interest from
commercial printers that run digital and also digital printers."
Clyde King with KTM 350
Kingtech introduces KTM UV
LABEL Line saw PacPrint
2013 as an opportunity
to promote its fast
turnaround times and its
variety of pre-cut self-
adhesive labels options
and to reach out the new
CEO, Label Line, said,
"We supply the world's
largest range of pre-cut self-adhesive labels, with over
10000 options and we have eight print methods so if
customers need us to print for them we will do so. We
have o set, we have screen, wide format and we have
digital presses that we print the work on."
"PacPrint is an opportunity for us to see our
customers and potential new ones around Australia and
New Zealand. We give our customers a lot of choice and
as we have over 10,000 options.
Maurie Conry, CEO,
Label Line for precut labels
Printpoint showcased its
solutions to small and
medium sized businesses.
Peter Adam, director of
Printpoint, says, "The
smaller and medium
sized print business
people don't have time
to run their businesses.
They are too busy ghting
res and trying to retain
customers and nd ways
to grow their businesses.
"What we o er is an a ordable solution which takes
people. One issue is that printers have is they need a
web presence of some sort. Their customers want that
and we provide what they need with these tools.
"We provide web to print, business management
tools, work ow and MIS. Printpoint is not cloud-based."
Small and medium
Peter Adam, director of
Printpoint has small solutions
Print was used
from other trade
displaying its embellishing options and
foil like appearance but produced by
Mark Hutchinson, manager at NSW
Trade Print said, "We are here to o er
the services of not just your everyday
needs of trade printing, but to also
showcase that we o er specialised
trade printing at everyday low pricing,
with the highest of standards."Our
services do not just include printing."
Jim (l) and Mark
NSW Trade Services
FIRST time PacPrint exhibitor Rotary Technology showed
its capabilities as a manufacturer of quality tooling,
o ering an alternative in the tooling machinery market.
Bill Shen, managing director of Rotary Technology,
wants to grow the company slowly and deliberately.
He said, "We aren't hungry for a huge market share.
We take each customer individually and make sure
each customer is satis ed with the service we deliver.
Established in 2006, rotary Technology now exports to
Bill Shen, managing
director of Rotary
Rotary Technology o ering an alternative
TRADE printer CTI made its debut
at PacPrint, using the exhibition to
showcase its wide range of services
Tim Lu, owner, CTI says,
"PacPrint is the biggest exhibition
in the printing industry. It
provides information about new
technology, new services and new
printing products in the printing
business. This is CTI's rst PacPrint."
Lu says, "We provided visitors
with our new catalogue at PacPrint.
It details our wide range of
products and services. It also listed
our most compatible prices for
each service and product.
"We also produce high quality
work for clients using the latest
SureColor: David Cheng, Neopost
CTI makes PacPrint debut
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