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Digitally Printed Surface Decoration Is A Differentiator

According to Ron Gilboa, writing for drupa, for many years a range of industries have been using a variety of printing technologies to create decorative surfaces. From screen, offset and gravure printing, all have been used to create functional and decorative surfaces. In the past decade, we have seen the rise in digital printing. Inkjet […]

2021-02-22T08:54:39+02:00Feb 10th, 2021|

Is The Convergence Of Print Markets Inevitable?

Jean Poncet, writing for drupa, says digital printing has certainly transformed the print world. For a long time, it was restricted to printed documents and photocopying, then inkjet went after the label market first, followed by the narrow width packaging market or ‘small’ format. At the same time, in the world of large and very large […]

2021-01-25T08:47:26+02:00Jan 20th, 2021|

New Possibilities With Inkjet Technology

According to Hennie Kruger, Head of Commercial Print at Canon South Africa, today’s customer is demanding. Surrounded by always-on digital devices and bombarded by constant alerts, offers and messages, they expect instantaneous interactions with brands. Just as other forms of marketing have become more personalised and sophisticated, even the humble invoice or bank statement is […]

2021-01-18T08:51:43+02:00Jan 13th, 2021|

Exhibitors Report Quality Leads And Busy Stands At Africa Print Durban Expo

The successful Africa Durban expo, held from 11-12 March at the Durban ICC, attracted 1012 visitors, who were inspired by the latest technologies and trends in digital printing presses, screen printing, digital textile printing, ink, software, pad printing, paper and board, and digital label printing.   Exhibitors had positive feedback about the event: ‘The show […]

2020-03-16T10:01:19+02:00Mar 13th, 2020|

Gear Up For Business Growth With The Africa Print Durban Expo

The Africa Print Durban Expo, taking place on 11-12 March at the Durban International Convention Centre, will allow visitors to explore the latest technologies and trends in digital printing presses, binding equipment, digital packaging solutions, screen printing, digital textile printing, finishing equipment, ink, software, pad printing, paper and board, litho print solutions, encapsulating/laminating and digital […]

2020-03-03T08:44:20+02:00Feb 24th, 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|

Bringing Print To Life

Manny da Silva, industrial print manager, and Edmund Jacobs, commercial print manager, for Konica Minolta South Africa, discuss how print is a sensory gateway. The content we consume through the media we are exposed to, enters our consciousness via our senses. Traditionally, print has been mainly a visual medium, but the possibilities of modern print […]

2019-12-12T18:37:01+02:00Dec 3rd, 2019|

Printacom Exhibits Labelling Solutions

Printacom showcased OKI label and printing solutions at the Africa Print Expo, which took place from 11-13 September. Product highlights: OKI Pro 1040 and Pro 1050 (five colour) Pro Series Label Printers Short-run colour label printing services open the door to a new customer base and revenue stream as the label printer helps businesses to […]

2019-10-07T08:31:59+02:00Oct 2nd, 2019|

Printing SA Conference Delivers Insights About Future And Sustainability Of The Printing Industry

The Printing SA Conference, held from 11-12 September alongside the Africa Print Expo, was an opportunity for industry stakeholders to unpack the vital role that the industry plays and to debate the future of the industry in light of the ever changing landscape due to technological advancements taking place around the world. Dr Morne Mostert, […]

2019-10-02T08:49:34+02:00Sep 26th, 2019|

Astro Labels Showcases Tabletop Label Printer For Roll-To-Roll Processing Applications

The QuickLabel QL-300 is the only (CMYKW) 5-colour tabletop label printer that produces highly-durable labels with 1200dpi resolution. Astro Labels exhibited this printer at the Africa Print Expo, which took place from 11-13 September at Gallagher Convention Centre. Its ability to print in white allows direct printing on a wide range of coloured or transparent […]

2019-10-02T08:50:01+02:00Sep 26th, 2019|