Heidelberg & Ricoh announce global digital partnership

Mr. Shiro Kondo (left), Ricoh CEO and Mr. Bernhard Schreier (right), Heidelberg CEO

Heidelberg’s re-entry into the digital market has been confirmed, and months of speculation regarding potential partners brought to an end,

Tribune receivers fail to find buyer

  Following an announcement by receiver Jim Luby, all 43 staff at the Sunday Tribune are to be made redundant. It is understood that whilst expressions of interest were received, no firm offers for the troubled title have been made.

Presentation Binding launches docket book solution

Cork based finishing equipment and consumables supplier, Presentation Binding Ltd, has recently launched the Planax Copy Binder onto the Irish market.

TWEAK targets print design needs of SME's with €10m venture launch


   Tweak.com, brainchild of Kerry entrepreneur Jerry Kennelly,  launches this week with the promise to bring agency quality design standards within reach of small to medium businesses.

Kilkenny printer chooses Mimaki to boost outdoor production


Digital Outputs, based in Clara, Co. Kilkenny has recently taken delivery of a Mimaki CJV30-130 54” Eco Solvent wide format print and cut solution
to compliment its existing ink jet, screen, and digital print facilities.

New blow as Sunday Tribune enters receivership



The Irish newspaper industry suffered a further setback today, with the news that the Sunday Tribune has been placed into receivership following a decision by Independent News and Media, which holds a 29.9% stake in the company,

Roland’s increased Irish presence sees rapid sales growth


Roland DG reports that, in the months following the strategic and important appointment of Sign + Digital and, more recently, Dublin based Print and Finishing Equipment (PFE) there has been a significant increase in popularity

New election date could squeeze campaign spend


The bringing forward of the general election poll to February 25th is likely to have a negative impact on the total value of the campaign to the print and sign industry.


Strict  limits apply to the amount that any party can spend in each constituency,

Election boost for print and sign sector

The long awaited announcement of March 11th as the date for the Dail general election should provide a welcome injection of revenue into the beleaguered sign and print industry throughout the country.

Final edition for Killarney newspaper


The Kingdom, the Killarney  based newspaper is set to close with the loss of 11 jobs, its owner Thomas Crosbie Holdings has announced.

The weekly publication, founded in the 1920's by the MacMonagle family, will publish its final edition on Tuesday 18th  January the group said in a statement.

Heidelberg appoints new sales team for Ireland

Declan Martin will be the frontline sales representative for Heidelberg in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, and he will be supported by finishing specialist Mick McBrine.

New venue and dates for Print Ireland exhibition




Print Ireland and Sign & Digital Ireland announce new dates and venue for 2011. Organisers FHG have announced that Print Ireland and Sign & Digital Ireland will take place

Limerick Leader plant faces closure


The limerick leader printing plant is to close its doors for the last time in December, after more than 120 years of newspaper and commercial production in the city.

Cork venue hosts "Opportunities In Print" event


One of Cork’s newest landmark developments, The Elysian Tower saw the hosting of An exhibition of innovative products during November. Four of the industries leading suppliers combined to present an impressive array of print solutions to an audience in excess of sixty printing companies from the Southern region.

Real Business live events attract interest North & South



The Real Business Live event held by Irish Business Systems Limited in Dublin and
Belfast recently to showcase the latest Xerox Print Production offerings attracted huge
interest according to IBS Print Production Manager, Gerry Rellis.


The events at the Dublin & Belfast venues saw the Irish launch of the new Xerox 550/

PFE targets commercial print sector with new Roland deal



Print & Finishing Equipment, the established Dublin based supplier of equipment to the Irish print trade, and Roland DG (UK) have announced a new distribution agreement for the Japanese manufacturer’s wide format products.