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Top 2019 Articles On Africa Print

We’ve compiled a list of our most popular articles of 2019, including product launches, conferences, new appointments and more. January Hot Ink Installs First Xerox Iridesse In Cape Town February Flint Group Narrow Web EMEA Launches VIVO Colour Solutions March Lithomaster Increases Output With Further Xerox Investment April Steve Thobela Joins Novus Holdings May DScoop […]

2020-01-27T08:48:30+02:00Jan 21st, 2020|

Newspapers Grappling With Shift From Printed Copy Sales To Digital Delivery

Laurel Brunner from the Verdigris Project discusses how newspapers are adapting to a world where digital publishing is gaining momentum, while considering the environmental effects. Newspapers are struggling still as they wrestle with new business models that shift from printed copy sales to digital delivery. The environmental impact of digital media is largely unquantified, but […]

2020-01-27T08:48:38+02:00Jan 20th, 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|

Be Inspired By Printing Solutions At The Africa Print Bloemfontein Expo

The Africa Print Bloemfontein Expo, taking place on 12 February at Elanga Estate, is the region’s leading event for the printing industry. The expo goes beyond showcasing the latest commercial printers, digital label and digital packaging solutions by inspiring you to take your print business to the next level. The event is a platform for visitors […]

2020-01-20T09:30:47+02:00Jan 14th, 2020|

A Competitive Advantage Goes To Leaders That Get It Right

John Tschohl of the Service Quality Institute discusses leadership using four people who went through personal and financial difficulties but kept on looking forward to accomplishing their goals and making a difference. Their financial status is in the billions for each of them but, their goal was to ‘make a difference’ in people’s lives. Oracle […]

2020-01-20T09:30:55+02:00Jan 13th, 2020|

The Next Step In Cutting Processing Steps From Print Production Lines

According to Laurel Brunner from the Verdigris Project, the main developers of process free plates are Agfa, Kodak and Fujifilm, which has recently announced a new addition to the options available on the market. New developments in this area are relatively few and far between, and Fujifilm has high hopes for the Superia ZE process […]

2020-01-20T09:31:05+02:00Jan 9th, 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|

2020 Technology Trends Likely To Bring Growth And Innovation

Dana Eitzen, Canon South Africa’s Corporate and Marketing Communications Executive, has outlined three tech trends to watch in 2020, namely automation, AI and analytics. As we enter a new decade, all aspects of technology will continue to accelerate. Developments in space travel, quantum computing and an increase in the proliferation of software into our daily […]

2020-01-20T09:31:35+02:00Jan 9th, 2020|

The Latest Trends Reshaping The Label Print Industry

Manny da Silva, manager industrial print at Konica Minolta South Africa, discusses the latest trends reshaping the label print industry, which he saw at Labelexpo 2019. Extended colour gamuts: most of us are familiar with the conventional four-colour CMYK printing separations – cyan, magenta, yellow and black. With so many product decisions affected by colour, […]

2020-01-20T09:31:44+02:00Dec 11th, 2019|

Dealing With A New Data Landscape

According to Laurel Brunner from the Verdigris Project, a paradigm shift is happening in that print and publishing, and its relationship to data, is changing. We have always been strong supporters of the printing industry and its sustainability. We have encouraged the use of print as a sustainable communications medium because it is mostly based […]

2019-12-12T18:36:26+02:00Dec 11th, 2019|