Video: What Does Life Without Print Look Like In South Africa?

In its new video, Minuteman Press International takes viewers on a journey of a typical day – waking up in the morning, driving to work, spending time at the office, ordering lunch and coming home – and demonstrates just how different life would be without print. According to Nick Titus, VP marketing, Minuteman Press International, […]

2019-10-15T09:02:55+02:00Oct 2nd, 2019|

Trends And Insights In The World Of Packaging

Anja Roehrle, marketing and communication manager at DS Smith, and writing for the drupa Essentials of Print series, states that the packaging industry has a lot to offer when it comes to e-commerce packaging made of corrugated board, with innovative solutions and state-of-the-art print technologies.  Digital pre-print opens a new era for brand protection and […]

2019-10-07T08:32:12+02:00Oct 1st, 2019|

Define Where You Want To Play In The Printing Game

Raphael Ducos, writing on behalf of drupa, says that the new mantra of the printing game is to define where you want to play and to do it right. The winners are the ones providing real services and addressing new segments and markets and moving away from commodity printing. In the not so distant future, Amazon […]

2019-08-18T13:03:27+02:00Aug 13th, 2019|

Packaging Is More Than Just A Commodity

Armand Schoonbrood, COO at Mondi Corrugated Packaging, explains what it takes to create truly innovative packaging, illustrating a number of examples. Over the past decade the packaging industry has undergone a massive change due to the rise of e-commerce, the growing importance of shelf-ready packaging and stringent requirements for logistics packaging. With traditional, volume-driven stationery […]

2019-08-11T10:46:14+02:00Aug 7th, 2019|

Five Reasons To Choose Domed Labels

Domed labels are printed on adhesive paper and then cut according to personalised shape and size. A small quantity of resin is applied on them and once the resin becomes hard, a three-dimensional final effect is guaranteed. So if you want to boost your image and catch the attention of the crowd, you need to […]

2019-07-12T16:39:35+02:00Jul 10th, 2019|

Printers Can Lead The Industry With Insight, Innovation And Transformational Change

The print industry is faced with enormous structural change ranging from consolidation, an assault from digital media, constant downward price pressures and challenging customer demands. These insights were revealed at the Konica Minolta User Community Prokom Conference 2019, which was held over two days in Valencia, Spain from 5-6 June. It focused on the traits […]

2019-07-05T14:07:42+02:00Jul 2nd, 2019|

AI Can Open Up Lucrative New Revenue Streams For Print Businesses

According to Dragana Pavlovic, senior vice president, global development group Xerox, for Artificial Intelligence (AI) to come down to earth, it needs to function at its most basic level and this boils down to automating processes – something the print industry has talked about for some time. The four types of AI Before I discuss […]

2019-06-06T15:43:48+02:00Jun 5th, 2019|

Cross Media Trends Print Providers Need To Be Aware Of

According to Xerox, savvy printers see an opportunity goldmine through cross-media marketing services. In an InfoTrends survey, about 75 percent of respondents indicated they believe that print providers need to become marketing services providers. The reason for this is because in a time when print volumes and margins are under pressure, cross-media marketing provides an opportunity […]

2019-06-06T15:43:58+02:00Jun 5th, 2019|

Key Trends In Label Printing

According to Federico D’Annunzio, product owner, hybrid & label printing, BOBST, the label printing market is worth hundreds of billions of rands and is expected to grow. This is driven in part by changing market dynamics and ever-evolving demands from label customers, with a growing number of stock keeping unit (SKUs), a dramatic reduction in […]

2019-06-06T15:44:53+02:00May 27th, 2019|