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How Green Are Your Printing Credentials?

According to Carl Metelerkamp, Head of Commercial Print at Canon South Africa, if you currently print predominantly on offset or other non-inkjet technology, reducing your environmental impact and boosting your reputation for sustainability are just some of the substantial benefits you could achieve by moving to inkjet production printing. As a commercial printer, how comfortable […]

2021-08-01T16:17:39+02:00Jul 29th, 2021|

The Graphics Sector Has A Chance To Up Its Game In Climate Change Mitigation

The idea behind the UN’s Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance is ultimately to increase investment in climate change mitigation efforts across industries. According to Laurel Brunner of the Verdigris Project, the Alliance is good news. For the majority of firms in the graphics business this will basically be a very big yawn. But as consolidation continues […]

2021-07-04T15:20:21+02:00Jun 30th, 2021|

Five Ways Post-Composition Will Help Print Production Workflows Handle More Business

Jonathan Malone-McGrew, Senior Director, Engagement at Solimar Systems, cites Madison Advisors’ study, which shows that the need to deliver what print buyers and customers require is key to the value of post-composition in 2021. Printers are on a mission to find better ways to win more business and operate more efficiently. Their experience from last year […]

2021-06-28T08:06:17+02:00Jun 23rd, 2021|

Free Webinar: What You Need To Know About The Energy Performance Certificate

Regulations published by the Minister of Mineral resources and Energy under section 19(1)(b) of the National Energy Act now require the mandatory submission and display of an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) for buildings that fall under Notice 700 of Government Gazette 43792 of the 8th December 2020. Owners of buildings greater than 2000sqm are required […]

2021-06-21T08:46:53+02:00Jun 15th, 2021|

The Relationship Between Print And Digital

Print can be impactful and a powerful storyteller, but how can we prove these facts to the print buyers who can benefit most? Mathew Faulkner, EMEA senior marketing manager, professional print, Canon Europe talks with experts from different parts of the print industry to bring a practical toolkit of examples to prove prints value. According […]

2021-06-21T08:47:07+02:00Jun 15th, 2021|

How The POPI Act Will Impact Your Print And Packaging Business

You are invited to attend Printing SA’s free webinar where they will discuss the new legislative regulations of the compliance with the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA), also known as the POPI Act, which will be mandatory for all registered businesses in South Africa effective 1 July 2021. As per the latest update from […]

2021-06-10T16:44:49+02:00Jun 7th, 2021|

Print Remains A Valued Resource

According to Two Sides North America President Kathi Rowzie, print and digital communications are often compared as an either/or proposition to suggest one is better than the other, but the non-profit organisation’s research shows that both play an important part in today’s information-driven economy. ‘Rather than adopt a one-size-fits all digital communications strategy, savvy news […]

2021-06-07T09:02:17+02:00May 26th, 2021|

Is Smart Packaging The Next Step In The Printing Industry?

According to Laurel Brunner of the Verdigris Project, the recycling of smart packaging is obviously a murky topic, which is perhaps why relatively little has been heard about smart packaging applications of late. That is until now. A few years ago there was a bit of a buzz around intelligent packaging. The excitement was based […]

2021-06-14T09:33:33+02:00May 25th, 2021|

Understanding The Need To Print Smart

According to Pieter Pieters, Product Manager for B2B Pro Print at Canon South Africa, South Africa’s miraculous GDP increase of 6.3% in the last quarter of 2020 exemplified the local economy’s tenacity and is most certainly a sign of things to come in 2021. Despite the hardships presented to us during the past year, businesses […]

2021-05-24T16:06:31+02:00May 12th, 2021|

Africa Print Gauteng Expo Helps To Re-Energise The Industry

The successful Africa Print Gauteng expo, held from 21-23 April at Emperors Palace Convention Centre, attracted 1748 visitors. The event helped to re-energise the printing and exhibition industries, with visitors eager to see new products and cutting-edge technology. Exhibitors were impressed with the event: ‘On a whole it was very, very succesful three days,’ said […]

2021-05-11T20:28:59+02:00Apr 28th, 2021|