Digital printing has been around for a while, but so far there have hardly been any formal training courses concluding with recognised certifications for digital operators. Digital operators were used to “Learn on the job” and while they acquired many skills, they usually lacked the opportunities of certification and recognition of their colleagues in offset […]

SOS Installs Kodak Prosper High Speed Inkjet

SOS Print + Media Group is the first company in Australasia to purchase the new KODAK PROSPER 1000 Press, KODAK’s high performance inkjet web press solution. Below please find the Kodak press release: SOS Print + Media Group Purchases First Kodak PROSPER 1000 in Australasia AUSTRALIA, 2 September, 2010: SOS Print + Media Group is the […]

POD changes what we can do with books

Adrienne Salley has a passion for stories and books but felt that a lot of good writing never got published. Last week she launched ACE Press, a small publishing company, initially with five titles. This venture was made possible by Print on Demand, allowing small print runs to produce just the quantity needed and timely re-prints […]

Planting Trees

As part of our environmental initiatives SOS Print + Media Group held a ‘family tree planting day’, Sunday, 29th November. 30 customers and staff planted over 500 trees at Hugh Bamford Reserve Military Road, North Bondi. To help celebrate the recent announcement that Tudor RP 100% Recycled is now FSC accredited, SOS Print + Media […]

SOS is Colour Certified

The SOS Print + Media Group has proudly received its ISO ANZ certificate. ISO 12647 certification is fast becoming the world wide benchmark for colour printing and SOS has worked with Kayell Australia to achieve it: The SOS prepress department has been trained on the ISO ICC techniques that are assessed by Fogra for 12647-2 SOS can produce […]

Random House launches POD program

Random House Australia (RHA) has launched a print on demand (POD) program that will allow it to produce single copies of out-of-print titles. The program, which has been 18 months in the planning, is in partnership with Sydney-based SOS Print+Media and will cover out-of-print in-copyright Random House titles that sell nine or less copies per […]

SOS sets record for OCE printer

New South Wales printer SOS Print + Media Group in Alexandria has become only the third printer in the world and the only one in Australia to register 100 million impressions on its Océ VarioPrint 6250 duplex digital printer. Clocking in at more than 136,000 impressions per day, including weekends and public holidays, the record […]

Employer of the Year Award Nomination

SOS has again been nomitated for the Prime Minister’s Employer of the Year award. The picture shows SOS Print and Media’s factory manager Ian Stephenson at the Prime Minister’s ceremony in Canberra.