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Background to the Committee

The committee has created this website for the Australian printing industry by the Lithographic Institute of Australia (LIA) and Printing Industries Association of Australia (Printing Industries) to promote the use and understanding of International Standards in print […]

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The Committee

In ISO speak….its called the “AU/TC 130”. There will be no moving forward without the continuing dedicated contribution of the committee. Meet the people who speak for the advancement of Standards based printing in Australia[…]

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The Charter

Every organization seeking to bring about change must have a clear vision of what needs to be done and a plan for how to bring it about. Our Charter defines our activities […]

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The slow process of creating an ISO standard

Creating a new ISO standard takes about 36 months on average and involves revision and feed back on a global scale…Committee member Mark Stegman outlines the lengthy yet necessary process required to create an internationally accepted standard […]

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How to buy the Standard

Through this web store you can buy all Australian, ISO and IEC Standards, plus a range of publications from SAI Global and other national and international organizations shown above. […]

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Australia: Heading for standardisation

Download this PowerPoint presentation to learn more about the benefits of adopting the ISO standards for both printers and print buyers print buyers […]

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Two New Standards Published by Standards Australia - For Ink and Lighting […]
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Two new ISO standards, for ink & viewing conditions, are set to become Australian Standards following the latest announcement from Standards Australia […]
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Drafts of another two new Australian standards are now open to the public for review and comment and can be found on the Standards Australia website. If you would like to vote please read on […]
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Philip Lawrence represents the AU/TC 130 on new carbon footprint working group […]
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New ISO digital print standard is on the way […]
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The AU/TC 130 has reviewed 100's of documents from ISO. Click here to see the complete list of standards under development as well as those that have already been published […]
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The TC 130 met in Berlin earlier this year. Philip Lawrence was there as part of the new carbon footprint working group, read an update of the meeting here […]
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An introduction to ISO

Unsure of just what ISO is and does… and perhaps more importantly, what ISO is not and does not… An easy to understand explanation is provided by educator and author Mark Stegman.[…]

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ISO Graphic Standards…Can they help us?

OK ….So you know about ISO: but is going down that path right for you? Committee Expert Group member and Colour Management Specialist David Crowther explains why it probably is. […]

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Monitor – the starting point

Monitors, their calibration and the viewing environment all play a significant role in establishing their contribution to achieving the Standard. […]

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Just a standard revolution

Australian manufacturing, particularly the sheet-fed printing industry, is typically an early-adopter of new technology. […]

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The offset process standard amendment is here

In January, 2007, there was an amendment to the offset process standard ISOcoated-v2 profile. A significant factor that lead to this amendment […]

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The ingredients of quality printing

Ink is a crucial component in the printing process, but often receives little attention until problems arise. Ink is also the part of the process […]

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FAQs

Check out your own knowledge of ISO against the most frequently asked questions. […]

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Digging into the depths of TC 130

View the formal business planning for ISO Technical Committees (ISO/TCs). This is an important measure which forms part of a major review of business. […]

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ISO: Media Standard 2006

"Make printing simple" is the call of the advertising industry faced with production using a range of different printing processes […]

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