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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|

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|

Register Now For The Africa Print Gauteng Regional Expo

The Africa Print Gauteng expo is designed to re-energise the industry and inspire business owners with fresh ideas and cutting-edge technology. The event will comply with current Covid-19 regulations to keep visitors and exhibitors safe. Date: 21-23 April, 2021. Time: 8am-5pm daily. Venue: Emperor’s Palace. Visitors can see the latest opportunities in digital printing presses, […]

2021-09-16T13:59:38+02:00Apr 7th, 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|

Africa Print Expo Organisers Announce New Date For Gauteng Regional Expo

Africa Print expo organisers Practical Publishing have announced a new date for the Gauteng regional printing and signage event. The expo is designed to re-energise the industry and inspire business owners with fresh ideas and cutting-edge technology. The event will comply with current Covid-19 regulations to keep visitors and exhibitors safe. Date: 21-23 April, 2021. […]

2021-09-16T13:58:14+02:00Mar 17th, 2021|

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|

Canon Insight Report Reveals Changing Demands Of Print Buyers

Canon Europe has launched the results of its latest Insight Report, ‘Creating Customer Value’, which revealed the changing demands of the print buyer and the untapped opportunities for print service providers (PSPs) and in-house print rooms. The research uncovered that fewer than 20% are fulfilling the needs of their customers. At a time when brands […]

2021-03-08T08:23:27+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|