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Africa Print COVID-19 Response 

It is crucial that events around the globe are cancelled or postponed to slow down the spread of COVID-19. Africa Print joins the following events that have taken these steps, including FESPA Madrid, DPES, Sign China, Dscoop, Sign and Digital UK and ISA Sign Expo, drupa and Visual Impact Expo to name a few. Despite […]

2020-03-19T09:38:09+02:00Mar 18th, 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|

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|

Programmatic Print Is The Next Level Of Print Marketing Automation

James de Waal, Head of Marketing Business Imaging Group, Canon South Africa, discusses how print service providers (PSPs) can support their customers to implement Programmatic Print in the marketing mix. If you’re a digital PSP and unfamiliar with marketing automation, it’s wise to get acquainted. Marketing automation technology works with data gathered from a brand’s customer […]

2020-01-20T09:30:36+02:00Jan 15th, 2020|

How Businesses Can Address The Skills Gap Within

According to reports, one of the most important causes of South Africa’s present economic woes is a shortage of technical and managerial skills. Where can South Africa get the skills it needs to put the country on the path to economic prosperity? Ralph Ruthford, Group Executive: Human Resources, Novus Holdings, investigates how the private sector […]

2020-01-20T09:31:17+02:00Jan 9th, 2020|

Season’s Greetings From Africa Print

Africa Print wishes all its readers a joyous festive season and a prosperous New Year. We will be closed from 13 December 2019 and will reopen on 9 January 2020. Thank you for your support throughout the year! Be sure to add our expo dates to your 2020 calendar: – Bloemfontein: 12 February 2020. – […]

2019-12-12T18:36:33+02:00Dec 11th, 2019|

Keeping One Step Ahead Of Cyber Attacks

Quentyn Taylor, director of security at Canon EMEA, provides insight into how companies can develop a robust cybersecurity system through a collaborative, collective and uncompromising approach. For example, shared use printers can be a weak point if poor data security practice is observed and outbound comms processes need to be taken into consideration when thinking […]

2019-12-12T18:36:42+02:00Dec 10th, 2019|

How Can The Printing Sector Prepare For The Fourth Industrial Revolution?

How can industries that today play a critical role in the South African economy, yet are evolving amidst this changing climate, ensure their sustainability? According to Steve Thobela, an executive at Novus Print, the answer is in the ability of an industry to tap into the opportunity presented by the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). The 4IR […]

2019-12-12T18:37:09+02:00Dec 3rd, 2019|

South African Company Launches Photobook Software Powered By Taopix Artificial Intelligence

According to Jana Smit, software and product manager for Photo2Print – a division of Remata in South Africa – the company has been using Taopix since 2014, and its experience with them has always been seamless. ‘We value that Taopix always keeps up with technology and are constantly innovating new and exciting features. The support […]

2019-12-02T09:23:10+02:00Nov 20th, 2019|

Printing SA Central Chamber Hosts Members Forum

Africa Print attended Printing SA’s Central Chamber members forum at the Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club, where members could enjoy breakfast while listening to David Shapiro of Sasfin Securities, who shared his views on the current state of the economy. Shapiro emphasised that the strengthening of the United States and Israel’s economies are based […]

2019-12-02T09:23:18+02:00Nov 20th, 2019|