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The First 2023 Africa Print Expo Is Kicking Off In Mbombela

Explore business opportunities in the world of digital printing presses, binding equipment, digital packaging solutions, screen printing, digital textile printing, finishing equipment, ink, software, pad printing, paper and board, litho print solutions, encapsulating/laminating and digital label printing and more with the Africa Print Expo, taking place on 22 February at Emnotweni Arena in Mbombela. The exhibition delivers a wide array of products and technologies that can help you find new and inspiring ideas to grow your print business. Visitors will have an opportunity to interact with product experts about [...]

2023-01-16T16:49:41+02:00Jan 16th, 2023|

Africa Print Expo Announces 2023 Expo Dates

Africa Print expo organisers Practical Publishing have announced an exciting 2023 calendar, with events to be hosted in Mbombela, Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg. Visitors to the 2023 Africa Print expo’s can see the latest opportunities in digital printing presses, binding equipment, digital packaging solutions, screen printing, digital textile printing, finishing equipment, ink, software, pad printing, paper and board, litho print solutions, encapsulating/laminating and digital label printing. Product experts from various leading companies will advise you on the latest and most relevant products to help you grow your business. [...]

2022-11-28T12:27:52+02:00Nov 28th, 2022|

Looking Into Recyclable Packaging Developments

Laurel Brunner of the Verdigris Project recently came across the Reifenhäuser group as part of a project looking into recyclable packaging materials and developments. Such things as weatherstripping and fencing, window frames, plastic films and sheeting are produced by melting plastic and shaping it into a particular product. Plastic films and sheeting produced in this way are used in packaging to provide food safe barriers and mechanical stability. Reifenhäuser has now caught the sustainability bug and is working on coatings and sheet plastics that support the circular economy. What [...]

2022-11-14T12:54:04+02:00Nov 14th, 2022|

Including Sustainable Development Goals In Your Business Strategy

Peter Bragg, EMEA Sustainability and Government Affairs Director, Canon, outlines how working towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can provide direction for businesses. Set up by the United Nations General Assembly with an ambitious target of changing the narrative across the world of sustainability by 2030, the SDGs target a range of topics from poverty and inequality to sustainable cities and climate action – underpinned by 169 targets and with a central commitment to Leave No One Behind. This clearly recognises the important role of collaboration in making [...]

2022-10-31T11:15:39+02:00Oct 31st, 2022|

Paper And Printing Is As Important As Ever

Since the invention of the movable mass printing press by German goldsmith Johannes Gutenberg in 1436, the world has seen a relentless and exponential growth in knowledge, literacy, scientific exploration, and countless benefits to human society. Overnight, reading and writing went from the exclusive domain of monks and the elite, to opening up a new world of enlightenment for all. In celebration of International Print Day (26 October), Jane Molony, executive director of the Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA) discusses the vital roles that paper and print [...]

2022-10-31T11:15:50+02:00Oct 31st, 2022|

Government Printing Works Outline State Services At Graphics, Print And Sign Expo

Government Printing Works (GPW) were at the Graphics, Print and Sign Expo, which ran from 14-16 September at Gallagher Convention Centre, to raise awareness of their services. The printing specialist has a long history of producing security printed matter such as passports, identity documents, visas and related publishing for the state. Other services include document securitising, card services, rubber stamps and consulting services. Additionally, GPW’s responsibilities include supporting the South African government in disseminating key information to the public, which is published and distributed through the Publications Division. GOVERNMENT PRINTING [...]

2022-10-31T11:16:05+02:00Oct 6th, 2022|

Transparent Financial Services Exhibited At Graphics, Print And Sign Expo

Transparent Financial Services (TFS) outlined their services to the printing industry at the Graphics, Print and Sign Expo, which ran from 14-16 September at Gallagher Convention Centre. TFS, through its subsidiary companies, provides short-term and life insurance solutions, in addition to medical aid and medical gap insurance products as well. TFS is confident it can provide an organisation with a one-stop financial service solution ranging from retirement planning to pension and provident fund administration, to risk and investment management. The company’s aim during the expo was to target businesses, with [...]

2022-10-06T12:15:42+02:00Oct 6th, 2022|

See Inkjet Solutions At The Graphics, Print And Sign Expo

According to Focus Label Machinery, there are many advantages of an inkjet printing machine, which creates opportunities for more innovative, creative or complex designs, and unending customisation to meet clients’ needs. Focus Label states the following benefits of digital inkjet printing: ‘Superior print quality: because each image is formed from very fine ink droplets, a print resolution of up to 1800dpi can be produced, resulting in sharper and smoother details that will prove to be visually impressive. Versatility: to meet customers’ unique needs, including more unusual applications, inkjet printing [...]

2022-09-10T12:17:39+02:00Sep 10th, 2022|

Graphix Supply World Exhibiting Solutions In Label Printing And Finishing At The Graphics, Print And Sign Expo

Graphix Supply World is exhibiting its DTM LX610e Pro colour label printer,  Kongsberg X24 Edge cutting table and more at the upcoming Graphics, Print and Sign Expo, taking place from 14-16 September at the Gallagher Convention Centre, 9am-5pm. DTM LX610e Pro The LX610e Pro colour label printer has the unique feature to print and cut any label shape with just one device in seconds. It combines colour inkjet label printing with a built-in digital die-cutting mechanism. LX610e Pro combines colour label printing at up to 4800 dpi with a built-in digital die-cutting mechanism. [...]

2022-09-10T12:17:23+02:00Sep 10th, 2022|

Fujifilm Showcasing Solutions For Versatile Print Production At The Graphics, Print And Sign Expo

Visitors to the Fujifilm Graphic Communication South Africa stand can speak to the company’s experts about its innovative equipment and solutions at the Graphics, Print and Sign Expo, taking place from 14-16 September at the Gallagher Convention Centre. These solutions include: Jet Press 750s The fastest, full colour, B2 sheet-fed inkjet press. The JetPress 750S is Fujifilm’s powerful third generation B2 sheet-fed digital inkjet press, with a production speed of Up to 5400 B2 sheets per hour. Commercial litho Fujifilm’s innovation in packaging includes a range of Superia CTP [...]

2022-09-10T12:01:54+02:00Sep 10th, 2022|
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