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Printing SA Hosting Sixth Annual Africa Conference and Exhibition

Printing SA embraces this moment and the opportunity to invite role players from the print, packaging, silkscreen, design, government and all industry stakeholders in the value chain including unions and the media to unpack the vital role that the industry plays and to debate the future of the industry in light of the ever changing […]

2019-07-26T14:37:56+02:00Jul 22nd, 2019|

Take Part In The Printing And Packaging Survey 2019

The FP&M SETA, in partnership with Printing SA, has compiled a questionnaire with industry stakeholders to help determine and verify the current composition of the printing and packaging industry. This information gathering is the first stage of a broader vision to establish an industry strategy that would result in sustainable industry growth and competitiveness. In […]

2019-07-26T14:38:12+02:00Jul 18th, 2019|

Two Sides Research Reveals Impact Of Misleading Messages On Consumer Perceptions Of Print And Paper

Common inaccuracies about print and paper are still a major issue for the industry. These misconceptions are further reinforced by financial organisations, utility companies and many other service providers, as they increasingly encourage their customers to switch to electronic bills and statements. Instead of focusing on the potential cost savings of digital, often the incentive […]

2019-07-12T16:39:48+02:00Jul 9th, 2019|

Print Is Not Dying, It Is Simply Evolving

According to Leon Minnie, manager of production print for Konica Minolta South Africa, there is a new sense of optimism among print service providers. The 2018 drupa Global Trends Report found that 91% of printers in 2017 considered their economic state to be good or satisfactory. Despite its obituary having been written many times, print […]

2019-06-24T09:32:47+02:00Jun 20th, 2019|

Putting Print At The Heart Of The Brand Experience

James de Waal, head of Marketing Business Imaging Group, Canon South Africa, discusses the role of graphics in creating seamless brand experiences. Over the last decade, retail brand owners have come to the growing realisation that traditional marketing is no longer enough to increase footfall to their stores and boost sales. Customers now expect immersive […]

2019-06-24T09:32:56+02:00Jun 19th, 2019|

QR Codes Can Unlock Additional Revenue Streams For Publishing Industries

The latest ABC data shows a decline in magazine circulation numbers – this comes as no surprise with numerous popular magazines being shut down in recent times, including Ndalo Media’s Elle and Destiny magazines. With circulation declines surfacing more and more, is there a future for South Africa’s magazine industry? According to Steve Thobela, Novus Print: Executive – South (part of […]

2019-06-14T16:29:20+02:00Jun 12th, 2019|

Labels Are An Integral Part Of Doing Business

According to Leon Minnie, manager, production print, at Konica Minolta South Africa, it’s crucial to understand that labels are more than an add-on, or an optional extra for consumer products. Label technology has become one of the mainstays of the contemporary printing industry, with established printing businesses as well as manufacturers investing in label presses […]

2019-06-06T15:44:44+02:00May 28th, 2019|

Join The Printing SA Movement At The Africa Print Cape Town Expo

Printers are invited to join the movement with Printing SA, which will be hosting a members forum at the Africa Print Cape Town Expo, taking place 5-6 June at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. The forum is free and non-members are welcome to attend and sign up as members. Learn more about how Printing SA […]

2019-06-06T15:45:11+02:00May 21st, 2019|

In-Depth CorelDraw WorkShop Being Hosted At Africa Print Cape Town Expo

Corel expert Mo Jogie will deliver a two day CorelDraw WorkShop – a high level, in-depth industry training for professionals covering topics for signage, screen print, wide format print, T-shirt printing, engraving and more. It will be hosted at the upcoming Africa Print Cape Town Expo from 5-6 June at the Cape Town International Convention […]

2019-06-06T15:45:27+02:00May 20th, 2019|