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Ovato to invest $1m in Melbourne printing facility

5 July 2019

Ovato Book Printing, formerly Griffin Press, will invest $1 million in new technology as part of a new print-on-demand (POD) strategy. In June, Ovato relocated its POD service from Adelaide...

Reprints: a reality check 

7 February 2014

Why does it take 10 days for some books to be reprinted and delivered to booksellers? Andrea Hanke reports.There are a number of reasons why a book might require an...

Printing association Galley Club may close next month 

17 January 2014

Long-running printing and publishing association, the Galley Club of Sydney, may close in February due to a decline in the participation of its members.According to printing trade press outlet Print21, the...

OPUS adds UK partner to global printing alliance 

15 January 2014

The OPUS Group, parent company of Australian book printers Ligare and McPherson’s Printing Group, has expanded its Content Delivery Alliance (CDA) to the UK, announcing a new partnership with UK...

Melbourne printer Troedel-Docucopy enters liquidation 

21 August 2013

Melbourne printer Troedel-Docucopy has entered liquidation with more than $2.5 million of debt, reports ProPrint. Troedel-Docucopy was liquidated on 27 June, 14 months after the company was created through a...

NGV book wins top prize at National Print Awards 

27 May 2013

The winners of the 2013 National Print Awards (NPA) have been announced, with Bambra Press winning the Judges Award for Excellence for Napoleon: Revolution to Empire (Ted Gott & Karine Huguenaud, NGV)....

2013 Galley Club Awards cancelled 

16 May 2013

The Galley Club of Sydney has cancelled its book and magazine production awards for 2013 because of a lack of resources and industry support, reports ProPrint. ‘There were just too...

Newtone Press acquires BPA Print Group 

1 May 2013

Newtone Press has acquired BPA Print Group after the printer was placed into receivership in late March. According to Print21, Melbourne-based Newtone Press is taking on BPA Print Group’s operations...

2012 Galley Club Awards shortlists announced 

26 September 2012

The shortlists for this year’s Galley Club Awards for book and magazine production have been announced. Finalists have been announced in 15 categories, including three categories for sheetfed case bound...

CUP signs agreement with MPG Books 

17 July 2012

In the UK, Cambridge University Press (CUP) has announced an agreement with printer MPG Books, which will involve the publisher’s UK and European printing moving to MPG. Global production director...

MPG unveils Australian-first inkjet book line 

3 April 2012

McPherson’s Printing Group (MPG), together with new parent company OPUS Group, has unveiled its Onyx inkjet book line, which OPUS says can print up to 44% faster than other inkjet...