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How The New Approach To Waste Management Affects Obligated Printing Industry Producers

Printing SA will explain the mandatory Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) outlined in the National Environmental Management: Waste Act during a webinar on Tuesday, 20 April. Draft amendments to the regulations and notices regarding EPR have been published. The implementation of the EPR Regulations was postponed to 5 May 2021 to address concerns raised by affected […]

2021-04-09T16:59:25+02:00Apr 8th, 2021|

The Label Industry Is Looking Forward To How Digital Can Future-Proof Business

According to David Pittman, editor of Digital Labels and Packaging and writing for drupa, with the evolving of digital printing, which brings faster speeds, better quality and increased consistency, the market has embraced the opportunities the technology permits. This has been realised in pressrooms the world over through hardware installations as printers look to respond […]

2021-04-06T08:51:00+02:00Mar 29th, 2021|

Printing SA Celebrates 110 Years Of Representing The Industry And Announces Six New Member Benefits

Printing SA celebrated its 110th anniversary with a webinar that took place on 18 March, where the federation also announced its new member benefits. One of these new benefits is signage, print, packaging and visual communications medical cover. Agility and Health Squared have partnered with Printing SA to bring you a one of a kind […]

2021-03-29T08:18:17+02:00Mar 24th, 2021|

Africa Print Expo Organisers Announce New Date For Gauteng Regional Expo

Africa Print expo organisers Practical Publishing have announced a new date for the Gauteng regional printing and signage event. The expo is designed to re-energise the industry and inspire business owners with fresh ideas and cutting-edge technology. The event will comply with current Covid-19 regulations to keep visitors and exhibitors safe. Date: 21-23 April, 2021. […]

2021-03-23T08:44:56+02:00Mar 17th, 2021|

Digitally Printed Surface Decoration Is A Differentiator

According to Ron Gilboa, writing for drupa, for many years a range of industries have been using a variety of printing technologies to create decorative surfaces. From screen, offset and gravure printing, all have been used to create functional and decorative surfaces. In the past decade, we have seen the rise in digital printing. Inkjet […]

2021-02-22T08:54:39+02:00Feb 10th, 2021|

Canon Insight Report Reveals Changing Demands Of Print Buyers

Canon Europe has launched the results of its latest Insight Report, ‘Creating Customer Value’, which revealed the changing demands of the print buyer and the untapped opportunities for print service providers (PSPs) and in-house print rooms. The research uncovered that fewer than 20% are fulfilling the needs of their customers. At a time when brands […]

2021-03-08T08:23:27+02:00Feb 10th, 2021|

Free Webinar: Prioritising Wellbeing In The Printing And Packaging Industry

Printing SA, in partnership with Agility and Health Squared, bring you a free webinar on prioritising wellbeing in the printing, signage, packaging and visual communications sectors. During the session, you can ask the experts how to maximise your most valuable asset amidst a crisis: your staff. What we learned from 2020 is that mental wellness is more […]

2021-02-08T08:17:25+02:00Feb 3rd, 2021|

Africa Print Announces 2021 Printing Expo Dates

Africa Print expo organisers Practical Publishing have announced an exciting 2021 calendar, with the popular regional printing events to be hosted in Gauteng, Western Cape and Durban. The events are designed to re-energise the industry, and inspire business owners with fresh ideas and cutting-edge technology. All events will comply with strict Covid-19 regulations to keep […]

2021-02-09T13:47:48+02:00Jan 27th, 2021|

Is The Convergence Of Print Markets Inevitable?

Jean Poncet, writing for drupa, says digital printing has certainly transformed the print world. For a long time, it was restricted to printed documents and photocopying, then inkjet went after the label market first, followed by the narrow width packaging market or ‘small’ format. At the same time, in the world of large and very large […]

2021-01-25T08:47:26+02:00Jan 20th, 2021|

New Possibilities With Inkjet Technology

According to Hennie Kruger, Head of Commercial Print at Canon South Africa, today’s customer is demanding. Surrounded by always-on digital devices and bombarded by constant alerts, offers and messages, they expect instantaneous interactions with brands. Just as other forms of marketing have become more personalised and sophisticated, even the humble invoice or bank statement is […]

2021-01-18T08:51:43+02:00Jan 13th, 2021|