LIA to tour Fairfax plant

Fairfax is opening its doors for an onsite tour at the media giant’s North Richmond print plant hosted by the Lithographic Institute Association (LIA).

The plant prints some of Australia’s most prolific publications including The Sydney Morning Herald, Australian Financial Review and Sunday Life, and some two hundred local and independent mastheads.

LIA members and printers can view the prepress, press and post press production areas and witness three Fuji-Krause CtP platesetters in action, is capable of producing 200 plates per hour.

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Attendees will also be able to visit the press hall which contains ten four-colour single width MAN Uniset lines, two four-unit semi-commercial horizontal heatsetss and six conventional coldest four high towers.

The site tour will beigin at 6pm on February 23 at 159 Bells Line of Road, North Richmond, and will be followed by a dinner at The Panthers Club, with guest speaker Fairfax director of print and distribution Australiasia Bob Lockley.

For further information and to book, see the LIA NSW website.

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