Ball & Doggett Illuminates the Future with Palram Partnership

Ball & Doggett, is thrilled to announce our new partnership with Palram Industries, a global leader in the manufacturing of thermoplastic sheets. Under this new partnership, Ball & Doggett will distribute Palram’s innovative Palight and Palboard products throughout Australia, ensuring healthy stocks are readily available around the country.

Palight and Palboard, embody a fusion of innovation and functionality, offering a myriad of benefits to meet the diverse needs of our customers. Crafted from premium PVC materials, Palight and Palboard are engineered for durability, ensuring exceptional performance in any setting, whether indoors or outdoors. Their versatility shines through in applications ranging from dynamic indoor displays to robust outdoor structures, adapting effortlessly to varying project demands. Resilient against the elements, Palight and Palboard endure moisture, UV rays, and temperature fluctuations with ease, ensuring lasting performance over time. Their ease of fabrication further enhances their appeal, allowing for seamless customization and installation using standard woodworking tools.

Commenting on the partnership, Rob Brussolo, General Manager – Sign, Display & Digital from Ball & Doggett stated: “We are delighted to join forces with Palram to bring their innovative Palight and Palboard products to our customers. We are confident that this partnership will empower our customers to elevate their projects to new heights of excellence.”

As leaders in the industry, Ball & Doggett are committed to offering premium solutions that meet the evolving needs of our clients and adding Palight and Palboard to our product offering aligns with this vision. For more information about Palight and Palboard, click on the product name to go directly to the product page on our website or get in touch with our team.

Ball & Doggett Forges Strategic Partnership with Kornit Digital for Dynamic Print-on-Demand Services Across Australia

Ball & Doggett, Australia’s premier distributor of printable materials, press consumables, and printing equipment today proudly announced  a groundbreaking strategic partnership with Kornit Digital LTD., (“Kornit” or the “Company”), a worldwide market leader in sustainable, on-demand digital fashionx and textile production technologies. This collaboration marks a significant milestone in the print industry, poised to redefine print-on-demand capabilities for businesses across the Australian market

Recognizing the growing demand for efficient, high-quality print solutions, Ball & Doggett has strategically aligned with Kornit to offer a comprehensive suite of direct-to-garment and roll-to-roll digital printing and fulfillment services. Leveraging Kornit Digital’s cutting-edge technology and Ball & Doggett’s extensive distribution network and expertise, this partnership will empower businesses to streamline their printing operations, reduce turnaround times, and unlock new opportunities for growth.

“With a dedication to sustainability and innovation, Kornit Digital’s direct-to-garment solutions are crafted to assist manufacturers and fulfillers in discovering the highest production demands of today’s consumer-driven market. Ensuring existing Kornit Digital users receive exceptional service throughout this transition remains our top priority.” remarked Rob Brussolo GM for Sign Display & Digital at Ball & Doggett.

“Today’s announcement is a significant milestone for us, and we are very excited to join forces with industry leader Ball & Doggett – driving innovation and redefining the future of on-demand, digital textiles across the Australian market,” said Tomer Artzi, President and Managing Director, Kornit Digital Asia Pacific. “By combining our unmatched expertise and extensive resources, our goal is to empower businesses of all sizes to thrive in the digital age, offering unparalleled flexibility, speed, and quality in their on-demand printing operations.”

With this strategic partnership, Ball & Doggett reaffirms its commitment to delivering cutting-edge solutions and unparalleled value to its customers across Australia and beyond. Together with Kornit Digital, Ball & Doggett looks forward to shaping the future of digital printing and fulfillment services, revolutionizing the way businesses bring their ideas to life.

Mastering Fleet Branding: Ball & Doggett Hosts Avery Dennison Stage 1 Workshop

In the fast-paced world of advertising and branding, every detail matters. From the design concept to the final installation, ensuring a flawless execution is crucial for businesses looking to make a lasting impression. That’s why Ball & Doggett, in collaboration with Avery Dennison, is proud to host the Stage 1: Introduction to Fleet Branding & Advertising Graphic Installation workshop.

Unlocking the Secrets of Fleet Branding

This comprehensive workshop is designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in the field of fleet branding and advertising graphic installation. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or just starting out, this course offers valuable insights into the intricacies of this critical application.

The workshop begins with an overview of key considerations and techniques for fleet branding and advertising graphic installation. From there, participants dive into a concise curriculum covering a wide range of topics. With hands-on training comprising 80% of the workshop, attendees gain practical experience that translates into quicker, easier, and more efficient application processes.

Led by experienced Avery Dennison product specialists and industry-leading Certified Trainers, participants receive unparalleled guidance and support throughout the workshop. From mastering installation techniques to understanding critical areas of importance in this specialized field, our experts are dedicated to ensuring every participant leaves with the confidence to provide customers with professional, durable solutions that look great.

Avery Dennison are committed to providing high-quality technical support and training to users of all our products. With their technical staff on hand, you can trust that you’re receiving the best guidance and support in the industry.

Training dates are available in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, and Brisbane. Sydney kicks off the workshop series on June 26th, with additional dates to follow in other major cities. Don’t miss this opportunity to elevate your skills and take your fleet branding expertise to the next level.

In the dynamic world of branding and advertising, staying ahead of the curve is essential. With Ball & Doggett’s Avery Dennison Stage 1 workshop, you’ll gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to excel in fleet branding and advertising graphic installation. Join us for an immersive learning experience that will set you apart in this specialized field.

Click here for more Event and Registration workshop details.

Ball & Doggett Announces Exclusive Partnership with Klieverik.

We are excited to announce strategic partnership with Klieverik, a global leader in rotary thermo-processing equipment for advanced textiles. With over 40 years of experience, Klieverik specializes in designing, manufacturing, installing, and maintaining innovative industrial machinery, including advanced dye sublimation and fixation calender heat presses.
Klieverik’s dye sublimation and fixation calender heat presses enable textile manufacturers to achieve superior results while optimizing production processes. Whether it’s creating custom apparel, promotional items, or interior décor, Klieverik’s presses deliver exceptional quality, durability, and performance.


“We are delighted to partner with Klieverik, a renowned name in the field of advanced textile processing,” said Rob Brussolo GM for Sign Display & Digital at Ball & Doggett. “Their expertise in dye sublimation and fixation calender heat presses perfectly complements our commitment to providing cutting-edge solutions to our customers. Together, we are poised to redefine industry standards and drive innovation in textile printing.”


“At Klieverik, we are dedicated to pushing the boundaries of textile processing technology,” said John Buitenkamp Area Sales Manager at Klieverik. “Our partnership with Ball and Doggett represents an exciting opportunity to expand our reach and deliver our innovative solutions to a broader audience. Together, we will empower textile manufacturers to enhance their capabilities and achieve new levels of efficiency and productivity.”


In addition to providing cutting-edge technology, Ball and Doggett and Klieverik are committed to delivering exceptional service and support to their customers. This includes support for the current install base of Klieverik’s equipment. Ball and Doggett’s staff will undergo training to ensure they are equipped to provide knowledgeable and responsive support to customers utilizing Klieverik’s machinery.
For more information, Klieverik Solutions please visit: https://www.klieverik.com/

Ball & Doggett announces strategic partnership with Coldenhove to revolutionize Dye Sublimation Printing Solutions.

Ball & Doggett, a leading provider of print material and packaging solutions, and Coldenhove, renowned manufacturer of high-quality paper products for dye sublimation printing, proudly unveil a strategic partnership aimed at ensuring a smooth continuity of supply to existing Coldenhove users.

This collaboration merges Ball & Doggett’s expertise in materials with Coldenhove’s innovative paper technologies for dye sublimation printing. Together, the two companies aim to redefine printing solutions, offering businesses unmatched quality and performance.

Dye sublimation printing is recognized for its vibrant colours and versatility across various applications, from textiles to signage and personalized gifts. However, the industry has sought alternatives to traditional dye sublimation papers due to concerns about environmental impact.

Through this partnership, Ball & Doggett will leverage Coldenhove’s state-of-the-art paper technologies to deliver exceptional print quality while adhering to the highest standards of responsible production.

Notably, Coldenhove’s products are Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified, reflecting their commitment to conservation and responsible forest management worldwide.

“We are excited to collaborate with Coldenhove to pioneer innovative solutions in the dye sublimation printing industry,” said Rob Brussolo GM for Sign Display & Digital at Ball & Doggett. “Ensuring continuity of supply to customers is a focus, and with our extensive converting capabilities in Australia, we can offer custom lengths and sizes to support the sublimation market. By combining our expertise, we aim to provide our customers with superior printing materials that meet their needs and exceed expectations.”

Coldenhove shares this enthusiasm for the partnership and its potential impact on the industry. “At Coldenhove, we are committed to pushing the boundaries of printing technology. We look forward to working with Ball & Doggett to deliver cutting-edge solutions to their customers ensuring our clients receive their products even faster. It’s a testament to our ongoing commitment to improvement and exceeding expectations.” said Gert Jan Breukink Senior International Account Manager at Coldenhove.

With a shared commitment to sustainability and innovation, Ball & Doggett and Coldenhove are poised to drive positive change in the printing industry. The partnership aims to support businesses in their quest for superior printing solutions and adopting environmentally friendly printing practices.

Coldenhove: www.coldenhove.com

Ball & Doggett enters strategic partnership with eProductivity Software

Ball & Doggett, Australia’s premier distributor of printable materials, press consumables, and printing equipment, proudly announces a strategic regional partnership with eProductivity Software (ePS), a global leader in cloud-enabled print Management Information System (MIS) and Enterprise Resource Planner (ERP) solutions, web-to-print, and industry-specific point software for the print industry.

Ball & Doggett, in partnership with ePS, is set to lead the digital transformation in the print industry. By combining Ball & Doggett’s extensive product portfolio with ePS’ cloud-enabled eCommerce, print MIS and ERP solutions, the collaboration will empower print companies to embrace cutting-edge technologies to drive revenue growth and achieve greater operational efficiency. Customers can enjoy single supplier sourcing for a variety of their operational needs from state of the art software solutions to equipment and consumables.

Web-to-Print Solutions: ePS’ award winning MarketDirect eCommerce and web-to-print platform will be offered by Ball & Doggett, providing customers with a streamlined and user-friendly online platform for ordering print materials and services. This will enhance the overall customer experience and facilitate efficient communication between print companies and their clients.

Ball & Doggett is excited to leverage ePS’ industry-specific point software solutions tailored for the print industry to bring solutions to their customers for the unique challenges faced by print companies, providing them with tools to drive profitability, reduce costs, and successfully navigate transformations.

Rob Brussolo GM for Sign Display & Digital at Ball & Doggett commented, “Our collaboration with eProductivity Software represents a significant step forward for Ball & Doggett. As Australia’s largest distributor, we are committed to staying at the forefront of industry trends. This partnership allows us to offer not only top-tier materials and equipment but also advanced digital solutions that empower our customers in the rapidly evolving print landscape.”

Charlotte Tueckmantel, COO of Print ePS added, “ePS is thrilled to join forces with Ball & Doggett, a true industry leader. Our cloud-enabled and future-ready software solutions are well-aligned with the needs of print companies, and together, we aim to drive innovation, reduce costs, and foster successful transformations for businesses of all sizes.”

Nowra Regional Roadshow Highlights

We hit the road on Monday 20th November headed south to Nowra for a couple days. With the support of our amazing suppliers, we were on a mission to show our regional customers we care. With all our divisions on display it was a feast of information and sample giveaways. Labels & Packaging, Offset & Digital Papers, Print & Packaging Consumables and Sign Display & Digital booths.

HP supported the event showcasing the new HP Latex 630 Printer with white printing capability. HP 64 Plus Cutter was the perfect partner showing the benefits of print then cut applications. Thank you to Jeremy Brew and Chris Bowden for supporting this event.

Roland DG supported the event showcasing the TrueVIS AP-640 Resin Printer and the LEF2-300 LED UV Flatbed Printer + GS2-24 plotter showing cut applications. Thank you to Con Chronopoulos and Simon Waters for supporting this event.

If you could not make the event but you would like to see these printers in action. We have the HP Latex 630 and the Roland TrueVIS AP-640 in our Sydney showroom ready and waiting for personal demonstrations. Please contact Joseph Lahoud Sales Executive – Equipment 0417 210 443

We had a good turnout of customers who were pleasantly surprised with the amount of information and demonstrations available. Which included wide format digital printing solutions and cutting devices. Heat transfer applications with our range of POLI-TAPE heat transfer materials + HIX Heat Press options. Matt Horne (Metamark certified trainer) came up from Melbourne to display vehicle wrapping techniques that went down a treat with our visitor’s. With customers able to speak with expert staff from all our divisions, it was an education on all things Ball & Doggett.

Venue: Worrigee Sports: Stableford Function Centre. 131 Greenwell Point Rd, Worrigee NSW

A BIG Congratulations to our attendee WINNER – John Hills Signs

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Ball & Doggett adds Essential Packaging product range to their offering, to cover warehousing and logistics materials.

Australia's leading distributor of printable materials, equipment, and press consumables just got even bigger. Ball & Doggett prides themselves on offering a diverse range of materials, and are excited to announce our latest product range—Essential Packaging—covering all your secondary and tertiary packaging requirements.

Now with the introduction of our Essential Packaging range, whilst you’re ordering a pallet of paper or packaging board, rigid sheets for signage applications, rolls for labels, or inks for your printing press, we offer the convenience of ordering stretch film, tape, pallet strapping, protective packaging amongst a large array of other essential packaging materials.

And better yet, it’s all from one supplier, on one purchase order, received on one timely delivery, with everything on one consolidated invoice—now that’s convenience. These types of time saving in any size business can be significant and deliver huge cost savings.

Our Essential Packaging range includes all of the ‘must need’ materials to package up finished goods and products to send to your customers, whether this be in bulk on a pallet or smaller items via ecommerce, post or couriers services.

Ball & Doggett have partnered with a number of globally recognized and trusted manufacturers to provide you piece of mind when it comes to quality and performance.

We also understand the impact that packaging can have on the environment, which is why two thirds of this product range consists of sustainable, environmentally friendly packaging solutions.

From a service aspect, our intention is to offer you convenience and efficiency within your supply chain to allow you more time working on your business, rather than in it.

We would be thrilled to support and service your business with our new Essential Packaging range.

View the full range in our Essential Packaging catalogue.


For further information on this announcement, please contact:
Leigh Hooper
General Manager – Labels & Packaging
0423 603 269
leigh.hooper@ballanddoggett.com.au

Knight: An Elegant, Versatile, and Dependable Communication Paper at an Affordable Price

In the world of communication, where first impressions matter, finding the perfect medium that embodies confidence and strength at an affordable price is crucial.

Knight, available in Smooth, Vellum, Laid, and digital options, captures the true meaning of elegance conveying unique charm, allowing you to tailor your communication style to the specific tone you desire. Knight Smooth creates a sleek and polished look, perfect for formal invitations and corporate correspondence. Knight Vellum adds a touch of sophistication, providing a subtle texture that appeals to the tactile senses. For a more classic and timeless feel, Knight Laid introduces a delicate pattern that adds depth to your message. Knight Digital ensures compatibility with contemporary printing technologies.

A Palette of Possibilities – Colours play a vital role in conveying the intended message. Knight offers a carefully curated selection of colours that cater to a spectrum of communication needs. Choose the crisp white for a clean and professional appearance, ideal for business reports and official documents. The cream option adds warmth and a touch of traditional elegance, perfect for wedding invitations or personal letters. For a bold and impactful statement, the deep black is at your disposal, demanding attention and making a lasting impression.

Confidence in Every Weight – Communication materials come in various forms and require different weights to serve their purpose effectively. Knight recognises this diversity and boasts an extensive range of weights. From lightweight options suitable for delicate invitations to heavyweight choices that command attention in presentations and reports, Knight ensures that your message is conveyed with the confidence it deserves.

In the realm of communication, where every word and presentation matters, Knight emerges as the ideal choice for those seeking elegance, versatility, and dependability—all at an affordable price. With its array of finishes, colours, and weights, Knight provides a canvas for your creativity and professionalism to shine. Elevate your communications with the sophistication and reliability that Knight brings to the table.

Reuse, Recycle & Restore With Mohawk Renewal Hemp Paper

Mohawk Renewal Hemp embodies a powerful narrative of sustainability by pioneering a transformative future forming the foundation of a remarkable sustainability journey. In an era where environmental consciousness is paramount, Mohawk embarked on a mission to redefine the conventional norms of fibre sourcing with the crafting of this new paper using hemp fibre. Renewal Hemp is a story of reconnecting with the rich heritage of hemp fibres that were once the backbone of American industry until their prohibition in the 1930s.

The creation of a sustainable, low-carbon process to transform hemp stalks into pulp for paper production was developed by PureHemp Technology. This revolutionary approach not only resurrects traditional practice but also fuels the burgeoning legal cannabis industries, underlining the pivotal role of hemp in modern sustainability. Unlike the protracted growth cycle of trees, hemp matures in as little as 90 days. This rapid growth makes it a beacon of sustainability. Moreover, the process of converting hemp into pulp demands fewer chemicals, less water, and reduced energy, offering a greener alternative across a myriad of paper products.

The Renewal Hemp product line embodies sustainable principles in tangible form, available in clean white and fibre white shades. These papers comprise a blend of hemp fibres, FSC-certified materials, and post-consumer waste, emphasising their commitment to ecological stewardship. The use of wind power further underscores the dedication to clean, sustainable energy. Yet, perhaps the most compelling aspect of Renewal Hemp is its ability to reduce waste and pollution by repurposing agricultural byproducts and textile scraps that might otherwise end up in landfills. This initiative transforms discarded materials into the building blocks of creativity, fostering a sense of responsibility and environmental harmony.

Renewal Hemp’s sustainability story harks back to the past while propelling us into a brighter, more environmentally conscious future. Mohawk’s innovative approach to fibre sourcing and paper production reflects a profound commitment to preserving our planet’s resources, reminding us that sustainability is not just a concept but a journey with a rich narrative that we all contribute to and benefit from.

By Gary Bowles