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Africa Print Bloemfontein Expo Hailed A Success

The successful Africa Print Bloemfontein expo, held on 12 February at Ilanga Estate, attracted 422 visitors from around the Free State, Lesotho and the Northern Cape, including Kimberley, Ladybrand, Welkom, Bethlehem, Maseru, Harrismith and Virginia, to name a few. Visitors were inspired by the latest technologies and trends in digital printing presses, screen printing, digital […]

2020-02-17T09:30:22+02:00Feb 13th, 2020|

Consolidation Is Not All Bad For The Graphics Industry

According to Laurel Brunner, writing for the Verdigris Project, technological advances in the last few decades have been nothing short of astonishing, and there is also far less waste and far less energy required to produce print. Page layout, line art, typography, photo retouching and imaging – all of it has been subsumed into generic […]

2020-02-17T09:30:52+02:00Feb 11th, 2020|

The Imprint Act – What Printers Need To Know

Increasingly, Printing SA members’ customers protest against the use of imprints, claiming them to be ‘free advertising’. Printing SA contacted the State Attorney for his interpretation of the Imprint Act 43/1993 and received some interesting advice. A brief reminder – the Imprint Act requires that any printer of printed matter affixes a legible notice containing […]

2020-02-17T09:30:59+02:00Feb 11th, 2020|

The Future Of Printing Is Set For Digital And For Inkjet

According to Régis Thienard, an inkjet specialist owning various inkjet patents and one of the JETVarnish inventors, 2020 will be another inkjet drupa. The success of inkjet derives from, and is embedded in, the very nature of the technology, which can be looked at across its key elements. Contactless printing Today, digital printing eliminates most […]

2020-02-10T09:03:21+02:00Feb 4th, 2020|

Digital Printing Creates Effective Packaging That Is Key To Business Success

David Lee from Focus Label Machinery says more packaging printing businesses are now turning to digital printing, with greater consumer approval and loyalty, more flexible business models and easier compliance to changing legislation. With 90% of businesses in research identifying effective packaging as a key factor in their success, it’s certain that digital printing will […]

2020-02-10T09:03:31+02:00Feb 4th, 2020|

Online Printing Continues To Thrive

According to print engineer and publisher Lorenzo Villa, to find your own success-recipe and to ensure space for growth in the medium to long term, it’s first of all appropriate to analyse the market, the best practices and the moves of the most relevant operators. If the internet has democratised access to information and social […]

2020-02-03T09:31:34+02:00Jan 30th, 2020|

Get Africa Print News On WhatsApp

You can now keep up to date with industry trends via the Africa Print News weekly top stories newsletter on WhatsApp. Start receiving the top five stories on WhatsApp in two easy steps with this free service. Step 1: add Africa Print News as a contact on your cellphone, local: 066 468 3941; international: +27 […]

2020-02-03T09:31:41+02:00Jan 29th, 2020|

Five Questions To Ask Your Creasing Machine Supplier

According to Graham Harris from CreaseStream, paper manufacturing has changed dramatically over the last two years as lower fibre content and recyclable elements, combined with a multitude of ink applications, leads to more printed items cracking than ever before. The rules of creasing are not what they used to be, and there has never been a more […]

2020-02-03T09:31:47+02:00Jan 29th, 2020|

Edible Inks Provide Multiple Opportunities

According to Sensient Imaging Technologies, digital inkjet technology will continue to grow and develop for food applications – and we’ll increasingly see its use reaching beyond corporate and promotional events, to everyday use for both large and small brands. There are multiple opportunities out there for manufacturers. Whether used to refer to ink printed onto […]

2020-02-03T09:32:04+02:00Jan 27th, 2020|

Gear Up For Business Growth With The Africa Print Bloemfontein Expo

The Africa Print Bloemfontein Expo, taking place on 12 February at Ilanga Estate, will allow visitors to explore the latest technologies and trends 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, right […]

2020-01-27T08:48:18+02:00Jan 22nd, 2020|