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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|

Raising Environmental Awareness Within The Worldwide Graphics Industry

According to Laurel Brunner from the Verdigris Project, why printers have been so reluctant to get with the sustainability programme is a bit puzzling. They only seem to recognise it when clients ask about what they are doing to improve sustainability and their capacity to deliver some sort of environmental sign off. As this generally […]

2019-11-25T11:01:52+02:00Nov 18th, 2019|

Sustainability Is Driving Great Innovation In Packaging

According to BOBST, the packaging industry has made significant progress in a short period of time, while anticipating what trends are to follow next. While the sustainability of packaging has been an important topic for brand owners for several years, the need to implement meaningful solutions has significantly gathered pace in the last year or […]

2019-11-18T09:26:35+02:00Nov 12th, 2019|

Highly Professional Service Strategies Add More To Your Bottom Line Results

John Tschohl of the Service Quality Institute discusses the best principles and practices instrumental to outstanding customer service. These include commitment, speed and delivery. Only when a company knows exactly what kind of service its customers expect, delivers on those expectations 100 percent of the time, at a price that customers are willing to pay, […]

2019-11-11T08:34:44+02:00Nov 6th, 2019|

Printing SA Calls Upon President Not To Sign Copyright Bill

Printing SA is calling on President Cyril Ramaphosa not to sign the Copyright Bill, believing it will have unintended and detrimental consequences. South Africa’s exports to the USA are at stake, triggered by the Copyright Bill. The Copyright Bill is with the President waiting to be signed into law, which will affect the intellectual property rights […]

2019-11-11T08:34:54+02:00Nov 6th, 2019|

Maintaining Sustainability In The Graphics Sector

Laurel Brunner from the Verdigris Project has emphasised that – as far as the graphics industry is concerned – not much progress has been made concerning green business practices. These days interest in sustainability and reducing environmental impact appears to be high. At least it is amongst consumers and governments, but although lots of people […]

2019-11-11T08:35:04+02:00Nov 4th, 2019|

Enter The FESPA Awards 2020

Launched in 1991, the FESPA Awards is the longest running awards in the speciality print industry. Printing SA members can have their entry couriered free of charge from Printing SA’s national office.  Please have your projects dropped off/couriered to Printing SA’s national office by 4 November 2019. Address: 575 Lupton Drive, Halfway House Midrand, Gauteng. Enter […]

2019-11-04T08:33:18+02:00Oct 30th, 2019|

Print Still Has The Power To Reach People In A Way That No Other Medium Can

In the spirit of International Print Day, held this year on 23 October, Samantha Choles – writing for the Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA) – says that with research the world over pointing to a resurgence of paper and print, from planners to paperbacks, we are enticed away from the touchscreen to the […]

2019-10-28T11:07:39+02:00Oct 23rd, 2019|

Africa Print Expo Team And Suppliers Step Up For Charity

Expo organisers Practical Publishing and its suppliers have donated R10,000 to Rotary Club of Knights Pendragon and R5738,62 to Dullstroom Bird of Prey Centre through their Step Up For Charity campaign. Each year, the expo team and suppliers step up for charity at the Africa Print Johannesburg expo. Participants used their cellphones to track the […]

2019-10-28T11:07:58+02:00Oct 21st, 2019|
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