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The Manufacturers and users of modern printing presses rightly expect their materials suppliers to provide comprehensive system solutions. In today’s streamlined, ideally uninterrupted printing process, rollers, blankets and cleaning solvents form a functional unit. Bottcher – the industry benchmark in rubber covered rollers – offer their partners a fully competitive working system tuned to the specific needs of the application.Bottcher is a global company with more than 275 years of experience in the development and manufacture of “world-class” materials for the printing industry. When you choose original Bottcher products, know that you have a vast network of resources available to you. Visit

DIC is committed to being a world’s best supplier of inks, coatings, systems and services – adding maximum value to their customers – operations in the areas of visual impact and decoration through colour and technology. Visit

Premium Sponsors

Global Press Technologies

Global Press Technologies partners with printers in providing world leading press chemicals and equipment solutions that enable their customers to be well positioned for an ever changing industry. From UV Systems that generate extra revenue to Automatic Blanket wash systems that help reduce press downtime and increase press efficiency. They also provide press chemical products sourced from around the World that are proven to help your press run trouble free. Their business offers their customers various solutions based on their specific needs. They don’t use the one hat fits all philosophy, they work with their customers to find their specific requirements then provide them with solutions based on their needs, followed up with a wealth of Technical support and service.

Their Global partners are World leading print industry technology manufacturers and suppliers that are highly regarded within the markets they service. Visit

Norske Skog

Founded in 1952, Tasman commenced production of newsprint at its Bay of Plenty mill in Kawerau, New Zealand, in 1955.
Norske Skog Tasman is an entirely virgin fibre mill and uses sustainably managed plantation radiata pine. Annual paper production is up to 150,000 tonnes.
Norske Skog Tasman is a manufacturer and supplier of directory, newsprint, improved newsprint and book paper products to publishers and print media organisations in New Zealand and overseas. It is a provider of emergency response and occupational health services to nearby industrial customers. It is also a generator, seller and significant consumer of electricity participating directly in New Zealand’s wholesale electricity market. Visit

QI Press Controls

Q.I. Press Controls (QIPC) develops and supplies high quality and innovative optical measurement and control systems for the web offset printing presses. Its systems are being sold globally by a dealer network and subsidiary companies. QIPC wants to be a partner to her customers in offering specific solutions optimizing their production line with the main goal of decreasing the use of materials and increasing quality and efficiency.Q.I. Press Controls (QIPC) enables its customers to produce higher quality prints in a shorter time and more cost efficient, by; Offering its customers high quality, innovative, closed loop systems, that automate the manual print process, improve the print process, save on raw material, gain valuable uptime, bring down the costs, obtain the fastest return on investment possible, and give insight into the quality of the production and the planning, and by; delivering high quality, reliable and adequate lifetime support and service: always, everywhere and at the right time. Visit

Revolution Packaging

Revolution Packaging are a collective of leaders and experts from the Printing and Packaging Industry who have left corporate life to challenge the norm. 

They liaise with the entire supply chain to ensure the demands of today’s environmental concerns are met, whilst paving the way for new technologies to ensure real results for a better tomorrow. Visit

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Agfa Graphics

Agfa Graphics is a world leader in prepress solutions for the printing and publishing industries. Agfa Graphics provides commercial, newspaper and packaging printers with the most extensive range of workflow automation, project management, computer-to-film, computer-to-plate and proofing solutions.As the world’s largest plate supplier, Agfa Graphics produces analog plates as well as thermal, visible light, and chemistry-free digital plates to offer advanced solutions for different printing applications. Visit

Futon Paper & Pulp Inc.

Over the last two decades, the world witnessed the thriving of China paper industry. Today, it has been raised to a pretty high level in both quality and cost-efficiency aspects through utilizing most advanced manufacturing equipment, cutting-the-edge technologies and streamlined workmanship. They are very proud of the active role they have been playing in the evolution by helping their clients worldwide to benefit from the booming of this industry. Incorporated in 1998 in Shanghai, FUTON is a very professional international trading company wholly-owned and operated by local Chinese. Their strength lies in our second-to-none knowledge of China paper industry, strong partnership with key paper mills and the dedicated operation team with global vision. They focus on long-term business relationships and welcome clients who do as well. Visit

Leach Print & Bindery Supplies

S.C. Leach Ltd was established in 1918 and in the last 50-60 years have built a solid reputation for providing a comprehensive range of quality consumables at consistently low prices with good honest and reliable technical advice to the Printing, Print Finishing, Diemaking and Bookbinding industry.S.C. Leach Ltd, now owned and operated by Brian & Susan Kidston have now joined forces with Australian based Birk & Blyme Pty Ltd. Birk & Blyme source high quality parts from their specialist supplier network. They have over 20 years experience in delivering these quality parts to customers both in New Zealand and Australia.The new partnership is great news for our customers in New Zealand, by combining our significant buying potential we are able to access Birk & Blymes extensive supplier network and pass those savings onto our valued customers.In 2000, we established a company in Australia called Interscrews International and the prime object was to supply the specialized Brass & Nickel Chicago Interscrews, which we manufacture in NZ, to customers throughout Australia. Birk & Blyme will distibute the Interscrew range from thier offices in Sydney giving us access to their International dealer network in South East Asia. Visit

Nekkorb Solutions

NEKKORB Solutions was founded in 2009 by Frank Brokken who has more than 35 years experience in the printing industry. Frank, a printer by trade, understands printers’ needs. With his knowledge he set about to bring together a portfolio of world class suppliers and their products to help New Zealand and Australian printers. Together with world class partners, NEKKOB offer’s its customers solutions that enhance the entire manufacturing process. From design through to the final conversion process NEKKORB’s quality products and service solutions will help your business control process consistency and inevitably this will lead to improved productivity and profitability. NEKKORB personnel take special pride in delivering products and services to customers in an absolutely confidential, professional and ethical manner. In today’s competitive market place they strongly believe that a partnership with these qualities is meaningful and goes a long way to building strong, sound partnerships with customers. Visit


Established in 1975 as Paper Reclaim, they re branded as Reclaim in 2012 to reflect their broad range of services and their important position in the recycling market. They have enjoyed steady growth, becoming recognised as the market leader in the commercial collection and processing of recyclable cardboard, waste paper, glass bottles, plastic film and containers, aluminium and steel cans.

Reclaim is now the largest privately owned supplier of recyclable resources in New Zealand employing over 100 people. They reclaim valuable resources from recyclable waste using a 5 Point Reclaim Loop. They separate recyclable products at source, then sort and distribute them properly to provide reprocessing manufacturers with refined quality recyclable materials. Visit

Servicom NZ Ltd

Servicom New Zealand is the first specialist printing blanket converter to provide complete solutions to the blanket and consumable needs of printers throughout New Zealand. Servicom New Zealand is a subsidiary of Servicom Pacific, the largest specialist blanket converter in Australia. Servicom Pacific was established by two New Zealander’s in 1991 and through its focus on client service and technical excellence, has become the first choice of quality printers in the Asia Pacific region. The Servicom Group works with a number of the world’s leading printing blanket manufacturers to ensure the best products for the local conditions are available to printers. Visit


Steelcraft Engineering Ltd is a family owned industrial services company based in Auckland. The company’s two hands-on directors and their team oversee a range of projects that include fabrication and machining jobs, on site plant maintenance, machinery relocation and maintenance.

Steelcraft make it easy for you and your business – just one company who can take care of all your plant and machinery needs: they can build it, install it, upgrade it, move it and fix it. Visit

WRH Global

wrh-global is a worldwide leader in the area of conveying and processing systems for the manufacture of newspapers, magazines and illustrated print work. It is recognised throughout the printing industry as a specialist in post press processing.