It is with much regret to announce the Irish Print Awards will be postponed until 2021 due to the ongoing Covid Crisis. We would like to take the opportunity to offer any company who has submitted an entry for the Irish Print Awards 2020 the option to be put forward for the 2021 awards.
Watermans Printers, based in Cork, has taken delivery of an Easymatrix 106 CS (cutting and stripping) die-cutter and a Diana GO 85 folder-gluer from Heidelberg at their premises. Watermans believes that this partnership with Heidelberg will ensure the successful expansion of its business into the packaging industry as well. This purchase marks Watermans’ first investment
Ballyprint's decision to invest in a new Iridesse from Xerox has led to happier customers and an opportunity to step into new creative markets For a firm like Ballyprint that offers customers a range of services including short run spot colour work, installing a brand new Iridesse
Ask any printer where they think the industry is heading and they’ll have an answer for you. Whatever that answer is, one thing’s for sure – the print sector is evolving and print firms must adapt their services to stay relevant. Volumes are falling across the commercial printing sector and although packaging and labels remain
Jones Business Systems, a company that supplies over 20,000 products to the offices, schools and business sector, recently made the decision to invest in a new printing system. Two Xerox Docucolor 700 printers were replaced with a new Konica Minolta AccurioPress C3070, supplied by MJ Flood. “We had got to a point where the 'click'
Eugene Healy, President of the Irish Printing Federation, talks to Irish Printer about the repercussions from An Post’s latest round of price increases Earlier this year, An Post announced its latest raft of price increases. These rises saw business bulk rates increase by approximately 10%, meter prices go from 90c to 95c and the international
Machinery from a bygone era that celebrates Ireland’s printing heritage was on display for guests attending the ‘Print Evolution’ event at the National Print Museum. Organised by Canon and Antalis, the event brought together industry experts for a discussion about the evolution of print in Ireland. Guests were also treated to live demonstrations as volunteers
is here, or almost here. As packaging continues to grab more of the market share, we take a look at some of the trends likely to impact on the sector in 2018 and beyond Market growth The next few years will see growth in six packaging formats – flexible, corrugated, labels, metal, folding carton and
FESPA has revealed the findings of its 2018 Print Census, conducted in partnership with InfoTrends. A total of 1405 respondents were surveyed from 102 countries, with data collected throughout 2017 at FESPA events and from members in Europe, Eurasia, Mexico, Brazil, Thailand and South Africa. The findings show that 83% of respondents are optimistic for
After Gold and Silver wins in 2016 and 2017, McGowans was awarded the Bronze award for its Jameson High Impact Unit at this year’s Fespa Awards. The unit, which was structurally designed by Jamie Flett, holds 96 bottles and was placed in larger supermarkets across the country. The display had to be strong and resilient