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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|

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|

The Benefits Of Print In Education

While schools and tertiary institutions have reopened across the country, many students still struggle to adapt to the ‘new normal’ which includes the continued facilitation of online learning. But how effective is this method and what does it mean for printed textbooks? Covid-19 has changed our education system forever – whether it is ultimately for […]

2021-05-10T09:33:56+02:00Apr 28th, 2021|

The Label Industry Is Looking Forward To How Digital Can Future-Proof Business

According to David Pittman, editor of Digital Labels and Packaging and writing for drupa, with the evolving of digital printing, which brings faster speeds, better quality and increased consistency, the market has embraced the opportunities the technology permits. This has been realised in pressrooms the world over through hardware installations as printers look to respond […]

2021-04-06T08:51:00+02:00Mar 29th, 2021|

Printing SA Celebrates 110 Years Of Representing The Industry And Announces Six New Member Benefits

Printing SA celebrated its 110th anniversary with a webinar that took place on 18 March, where the federation also announced its new member benefits. One of these new benefits is signage, print, packaging and visual communications medical cover. Agility and Health Squared have partnered with Printing SA to bring you a one of a kind […]

2021-03-29T08:18:17+02:00Mar 24th, 2021|