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UPDATED: Magazine sector in turmoil as Ovato scales back print business

Daniel Dunkley
Wed, 06 Apr 2022

UPDATED: Magazine sector in turmoil as Ovato scales back print business
The glossies are under the pump again. (Image: Depositphotos)
Daniel Dunkley
Wed, 06 Apr 2022
The New Zealand magazine industry has been plunged into turmoil following the closure of Ovato’s heatset printing operation, a decision set to lead to spiralling costs and a round of consolidation among struggling publishers.Magazines including North & South are scrambling for new printers after Ovato pulled the plug on its heatset printing service yesterday.Ovato, which has operated in NZ since 1991 when Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp spun off printing operations around the world, only gave publishers notice of its decision yesterd...

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