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

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?

At We make brochure printing easy! 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

1001, 2021

Wrapping Your Brand’s Story on Your Walls with a Printed Wall Wrap

Wall wraps and Floor Graphics; They say a picture tells a thousand words. Content may be king in the digital world, where keywords and carefully crafted copy can help convert customers and boost your rankings, but in the physical environment, words won’t tell your story the same way images will. Previously, businesses had been limited to small images in their space – printed, framed photographs

501, 2021

Benefit from slight adjustments to paper sizes

Paper sizes are back of hand knowledge to us in the printing industry, but only because it is what we do! In this week’s blog, we have put together a simple list of the regular paper sizes used in printing to benefit our customers: Paper sizes: A0 = 841mm x 1189mm A1 = 594mm x 841mm A2 = 420mm x 594 mm A3 = 297mm

2712, 2020

What is Celloglazing?

Celloglazing is a term that is regularly mentioned in the printing industry but what does it actually mean? Simply put, celloglazing is a coating that can go on almost any print job to give it a high-end finish. During this process, a machine applies heat and pressure to adhere a thin sheet of film to printed paper or board. At Southport Printing Co., we have

1712, 2020

Merry Christmas from the team at Southport Printing Co.

The team at Southport Printing Co. wishes all of our customers and their families a safe and Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support throughout 2020. Your support has allowed us to work through one of the most difficult years in recent history. With the exception of the public holidays, Southport Printing

1412, 2020

NCR Duplicate or Triplicate Custom Invoice and Receipt Books

Personalise your NCR Duplicate or Triplicate Custom Invoice and Receipt Books Here at Southport Printing Co., we specialise in the printing of custom designed invoice and receipt books printed in duplicate and triplicate copy. These NCR Books are ideal for businesses who have people in the field dealing with customers, needing to give an on-the-spot quote or invoice. Have your logo and business information professionally

712, 2020

What is foiling?

What is foiling? Foiling is a specialised print technique whereby a thin film of foil is impressed onto a document. A foil provides a luxurious finish and is suitable for almost any type of printed item, but is commonly used on business cards, brochures and letterheads to give these pieces a high-end finish. A metal plate applied with heat, pressure and foil is used to

2911, 2020

2020 Festive Charity Support

Our commitment to charity support is stronger than ever to finish off 2020 2020 has been a year that will be cemented in history, not only because of COVID-19,  but equally the financial and emotional turmoil that followed. To show our support for those who have been affected in 2020, we have nominated five charities that Southport Printing Co. will be making donations to this

2311, 2020

Christmas is Coming

The festive season is just around the corner with only 32 days until Christmas Day! Our production team is busy outputting everything festive this month as well as our regular runs, including thousands of brochures, flyers, business cards, desk pads, pull up banners and everything else print! Get ahead of the game by placing your December print orders nice and early to guarantee delivery before the silly

1611, 2020

Christmas gifts and Christmas Cards from our factory straight to your client’s offices!

With the festive season drawing near, the countdown is on to get your corporate Christmas gifts and Christmas cards organised. Tangible, physical corporate gifts and branded merchandise can not only help you stand out from the competition, but they also ensure your customers are thinking about you even when they’re not actively doing business with you. At Southport Printing Co., we are printing hundreds of

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