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|

How To Cut Label Printing Costs

According to Focus Label Machinery, some costs can seem relatively small and inconsequential, but they do stack up over time. Nobody likes to pay over the odds for processing, printing and finishing while making their product labels. Manufacturing ‘overkill’, a lack of production-line streamlining, and inappropriate or sub-optimal material and process choices can all lead to […]

2020-09-01T09:18:13+02:00Aug 26th, 2020|

The Environmental Pros And Cons Of Flexographic Printing Plates

According to Focus Label Machinery, while flexography dates from the 19 century, modern improvements have made the technology sophisticated, durable, and adaptable. But how environmentally friendly is flexography? And, long-term, is it a sustainable printing technology? Flexographic printing plates are a type of reusable, roller-plate technology that are used to print high-quality multicolour labels and […]

2020-07-20T07:53:17+02:00Jul 14th, 2020|

Understanding Biodegradable Label Materials

According to Focus Label Machinery, increased investment in biodegradable materials is one of the common measures used by the label printing industry towards the conservation of the environment. What are biodegradable label materials? Materials are deemed biodegradable when they can be broken down into natural elements such as water and carbon dioxide by living organisms. […]

2020-04-27T13:57:23+02:00Apr 20th, 2020|

Environmentally-Friendly Printing Practices To Adopt

According to Focus Label Machinery, you should monitor your printing, especially if you feel like the money you spend on this is draining your profits. The first step towards reducing waste is establishing where the waste is initially coming from and preventing that. Incorporating monitoring software in your press is the best way to go about […]

2020-04-14T09:32:04+02:00Apr 7th, 2020|

Packaging Production Chain Needs To Become More Agile And Flexible

According to BOBST, brand owners and converters will continue to stay under pressure like never before. A lot of challenges are shaking up the industry, such as faster time-to-market, e-commerce, and sustainability. Each of these challenges also means a variety of opportunities for packaging production. The packaging business community is dealing with the unprecedented Coronavirus […]

2020-04-14T09:32:26+02:00Apr 1st, 2020|

Epson South Africa Showcases Versatile Label Printer At Africa Print Durban Expo

Epson South Africa showcased the ColorWorks C3500 (TM-C3500) label printer at the Africa Print Durban expo, held at the Durban ICC from 11-12 March. Users can easily customise and print their own colour labels. Whether it’s printing packaging labels with colourful logos and pictures, or tickets and ID cards with important barcodes and product information, […]

2020-03-16T10:01:36+02:00Mar 12th, 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|

Africa Print Bloemfontein Expo Hailed A Success

The successful Africa Print Bloemfontein expo, held on 12 February at Ilanga Estate, attracted 422 visitors from around the Free State, Lesotho and the Northern Cape, including Kimberley, Ladybrand, Welkom, Bethlehem, Maseru, Harrismith and Virginia, to name a few. Visitors were inspired by the latest technologies and trends in digital printing presses, screen printing, digital […]

2020-02-17T09:30:22+02:00Feb 13th, 2020|

Africa Print Joburg Expo Kicks Off Next Week

The Africa Print Expo starts next week from 11-13 September at Gallagher Convention Centre. Take advantage of our educational features including the Printing SA Africa Conference and more. Visitors can 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 […]

2019-09-04T16:34:24+02:00Sep 4th, 2019|