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Read our latest blog posts below.

Southport Printing Co. is proud to support the community with various community initiatives. Read our community initiatives page here.

1307, 2021

Meet Brad Van Gemert, Offset Print Specialist at Southport Printing Co.

Brad is a highly-skilled offset print specialist, who has been employed at Southport Printing Co. for over 15 years. After making the move from Sydney to the Gold Coast in 2006, Brad took his position at Southport Printing Co. and has been happy in the role ever since. Brad operates a Speed Master 52, two colour machine. In his role, Brad specifically mixes inks

107, 2021

You’ve Printed A Smile on Our Face: Thank You for Your Support

You’ve Printed A Smile on Our Face: Thank You for Your SupportSouthport Printing Co. like most businesses, has been through our share of ups and downs and seen a lot over the years that we have been operating. But, like many others, the past 18 months has presented new challenges unlike anything most of us have experienced before. Something we have consistently experienced though,

2506, 2021

Strong Corporate Stationery helps Strengthen your Company’s Brand

Strong Corporate Stationery helps Strengthen your Company’s Brand The digital world is constantly shouting messages at us through multiple channels. The busyness that this creates often dominates our mind causing customers to switch off from the messaging. As a result, customers revert back to searching for simple, core messaging about a company like their corporate stationery. Based on this, there has never been a

2206, 2021

Social Distancing and Safety Signage

Order your Social Distancing and Safety Signage Today! In recent weeks, Australia has been reminded that COVID-19 is still affecting the community and many businesses with an increase in cases in several states. It has become clear that COVID-19 is likely to remain a part of our lives for years to come. The team at Southport Printing Co. continues to supply businesses throughout Australia

2505, 2021

Meet Ronald Heaysman, the Print Finishing Specialist at Southport Printing Co.

Ronald is the friendly face that mans the print finishing area on the floor at Southport Printing Co. He is a long-term, loyal employee and has been with the company for over 25 years. Ronald’s trade is in Letterpress, which is the old-school way of print finishing. This process uses led and pressure to apply various desired print finishes including embossing, debossing, die cutting

1805, 2021

Variable Data Printing; targeted, cost-effective marketing strategies for companies

Variable Data Printing provides targeted, cost-effective marketing strategies for companies We all receive bulk mail to our home and business addresses via traditional snail-mail delivery. What makes one piece stand out more than another? While colour, shape and styling are leading factors in this, by far the best performer is personalisation of the mail piece! Quite simply, this makes the mail piece more successful

1005, 2021

Outdoor signage: Southport Printing Co. provides outdoor business signage solutions!

At Southport Printing Co, we were so pleased to work with Celso & Tatiana from NTECH Mekanix at Miami on their recent outdoor signage overhaul. NTECH Mekanix have great pride in their workmanship, and wanted their long-time premises to reflect this with quality signage! The Background… NTECH Mekanix’s original signage looked tired, and some of the information on the signs was outdated. The original

705, 2021

Digital Printing Solutions

At Southport Printing Co., we have been printing for businesses all over Australia for many years. We are proud to have a strong team of local Gold Coasters who have over 500 years combined printing experience. We are equipped to print traditional offset printing and digital print and have recently expanded our production area to include sign and display. What is Digital Printing? Digital

1404, 2021

Folding and Gluing explained; You dream it, we create it….

We make Folding and Gluing Easy! Do you have a product that requires packaging? Would you like a folder for your sales material that reflects your brand? Or do you have a unique idea for showcasing your company’s message? At Southport Printing Co. we can fold and glue printed materials to almost any shape and size to bring your idea to life!

804, 2021

Meet Jess Bray, Office Manager at Southport Printing Co.

Jess’ bubbly voice is the friendly sound that customers often hear when calling Southport Printing Co. As Jess is seated at the main entrance of Southport Printing Co., Jess’ face is also the first face that greets you when visit us. Jess has been in the print industry for over 20 years and has a wealth of knowledge in all areas of print. Jess

504, 2021

How does your company’s brochure stand out in the crowd?

We make brochure printing easy! At Southport Printing Co. we help companies design and print brochures to shout out their brand to the world! A well designed and professionally printed brochure is the unsung hero of advertising any company. There is no better way to communicate the skills of any business. Contact our sales team today to discuss how we can help you standout in

1703, 2021

Meet Andy Bett, Graphic Artist & Prepress Operator at Southport Printing Co.

Andy is a Graphic Artist & Prepress Operator at Southport Printing Co. Andy has been working with Southport Printing Co. since 2018 and has over 25 years industry experience. Andy enjoys applying his various design and prepress skills to the broad range of products and services that Southport Printing Co. has to offer. This includes creating all kinds of artwork for all kinds of

1203, 2021

Enter for your chance to WIN!

Congratulations to Sue from South Coast Radiology who is the lucky winner of our Easter hamper ---------------------- Our Easter hamper is jam-packed with over $100 worth of Easter eggs and is looking for a home for Easter! For your chance WIN, simply complete the below form. Entries close Wednesday 1 April 2021. The winner will be notified by email and announced on our social media

1203, 2021

World’s Greatest Shave

The team at Southport Printing Co. were proud to have taken part in the World’s Greatest Shave for the Leukaemia Foundation on Friday 12 March 2021! Eight brave team members had their heads shaved and raised nearly $4,000 for the foundation. The Leukaemia Foundation helps to give families facing blood cancer the emotional and practical support they need. Every day another 47 Australians are

803, 2021

Southport Printing Co. offers full inhouse print and design services

We are Print and Design Specialists! At Southport Printing Co., we have recently expanded our factory and are now printing and designing many more products on site. This expansion not only means that we can turn jobs around quickly, it means that you will receive your printing at a great price. The expansion has resulted in increasing our staff pool by over 20% and employing

103, 2021

Introducing The Curious Matter; a versatile and environmentally friendly stock

At Southport Printing Co., we use numerous types of paper in our factory for various reasons including budgets, durability and the purpose of the print job. The paper or stock that your job is printed on can make a huge difference to the quality and presentation of the final product. This week, we would like to introduce you to the Curious Collection Matter stock. This is a unique ultra-pigmented stock with

2602, 2021

Sign and display products for all kinds of businesses

Southport Printing Co. is now printing all kinds of sign and display products for all kinds of businesses. With our new in-house Sign and Display area, we are now offering full design and print solutions! Our new machines allow us to print on adhesive materials which can be attached to almost any surface including walls, windows and flooring. The qualified and experienced new team

2302, 2021

Take a Look at our Look Book

At Southport Printing Co., we have recently diversified our factory and are now printing a greater range of products including Sign and Display. Our Look Book contains an overview of all the services that we offer. Click here to view our Look Book. Should you have any questions regarding your print requirements or if you would like a quote, please contact us today.

1202, 2021

World’s Greatest Shave for the Leukaemia Foundation

Southport Printing Co. are proud to take part in the World's Greatest Shave for the Leukaemia Foundation! We're on a mission to shave the world from blood cancer. Seven brave members of the Southport Printing Co. staff have accepted the challenge to shave their head or wax their legs! The 12th March will see Jack, Paul, Andrew K, Ian, Andrew L, Kimbo and Nick shed

1002, 2021

Every business needs a brochure to tell their story

Every business needs a brochure to tell the story of their company. A well designed and professionally printed brochure is the unsung hero of advertising. There is no better way to communicate the skills of your business. We are surrounded by hundreds of digital messages every single day, from what we Google to what paid advertisers show us, there is a

702, 2021

DigiTuff Synthetic is a stock that is strong, flexible and versatile!

Extend the life of your next print job by printing on DigiTuff Synthetic. Southport Printing Co. is now printing on DigiTuff Synthetic. DigiTuff Synthetic is a revolutionary, durable coated polyester material which is designed for today’s print challenges. It is strong, flexible, versatile and can be wiped hygienically clean and reused hundreds of times. This exciting new product has multiple uses including:  

202, 2021

Take a look at our Look Book

At Southport Printing Co., we have recently diversified our factory and are now printing a greater range of products including Sign and Display. Our Look Book contains an overview of all the services that we offer. Click here to view our Look Book. Should you have any questions regarding your print requirements or if you would like a quote, please contact us today.  

2201, 2021

Wall Wraps Transform Spaces

A simple wall wrap transforms any space! Sanctuary Cove Country Club's gym recently wrapped the walls with a series of images of their personal trainers. These images have transformed the space into a warm, welcoming space and, the feedback from the gym members is amazing! Southport Printing Co. is now printing wall and window wraps for all kinds of businesses. This is an inexpensive way

2001, 2021

What does GSM mean?

GSM is a common term in the printing industry, what does it mean? When you are talking to your Sales Manager and requesting a printing quote, you may ask or be asked about GSM. Simply put, GSM is an acronym that refers to the weight of paper when a square meter of paper is weighed. The acronym stands for Grams per Square Metre. Some people

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