A new Massivit 3D printer has put McGowans ahead of the game How does a print firm differentiate itself in today’s market? If winning a job comes down to price and price only, with little or no regard for quality or efficiency, how can companies ensure

By |2020-07-14T06:47:07-07:00March 22nd, 2019|Categories: News|0 Comments

2018 Winners Announced

WINNERS PHOTOS WINNERS ANNOUNCED AT THE 41st IRISH PRINT AWARDS Last night, over 400 professionals from across the print industry cheerfully celebrated the 41st Irish Print Awards at a black tie gala ceremony in Crowne Plaza Northwood. The esteemed Awards aim to recognise the country’s best companies in the print and press

By |2018-12-05T05:49:49-07:00November 29th, 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments


TRIMWEL’S ACQUISITION BY METAMARK PRESENTS NEW AND EXCITING OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE FIRM When a well-known and respected company is acquired by another, news of the transaction quickly spreads throughout the industry and speculation as to why the deal was made is rife. The recent acquisition of Trimwel by one of its key suppliers, Metamark, was

By |2019-05-27T08:50:25-07:00September 13th, 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

hubergroup is hosting this year’s KBA Cortina User Workshop

For the 14th consecutive year, representatives from web offset printing houses that use Cortina printing presses from the Koenig and Bauer group will meet from 26 to 27 September 2018. As this year’s host, ink manufacturer hubergroup is looking forward to welcoming participants in Munich. In the last year, hubergroup has reorientated its focus to the field

By |2019-06-25T03:58:07-07:00August 28th, 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

FESPA census shows strategic responses to escalating demand

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

By |2018-06-15T07:45:56-07:00June 15th, 2018|Categories: DIGITAL PRINTING, News|0 Comments

The future of packaging…

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

By |2019-03-22T05:42:56-07:00June 15th, 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

Third time lucky for McGowans at the 2018 Fespa Awards

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

By |2018-06-15T07:41:39-07:00June 15th, 2018|Categories: DIGITAL PRINTING, News, PACKAGING|0 Comments

CUBE Offers Expert Advice at Medical Conference

Co Limerick-based design, print and packaging experts CUBE will be on stage at the Medical Technology Conference 2017 in Galway along with other experts to dig deeper into why and how print suppliers can be a key stakeholder in reducing costs and improving productivity of pharma and medtech companies. The conference will take place in

By |2017-09-20T10:41:58-07:00September 20th, 2017|Categories: DIGITAL PRINTING, News, PACKAGING, Uncategorized, WHAT'S NEW IN PRINT|0 Comments