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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|

Discover Innovative Printing Technology At The Africa Print Gauteng Expo This Week

See Alliance Machinery, Kyocera Document Solutions South Africa, Ivyline Group, Printing SA and more exhibitors at the Africa Print Gauteng expo, which runs until 23 April at Emperors Palace Convention Centre, Centre Court.  Visitors to the expo can see the latest opportunities in digital printing presses, binding equipment, digital packaging solutions, screen printing, digital textile […]

2021-04-22T17:06:37+02:00Apr 21st, 2021|

Alliance Machinery Showcasing Cutting, Creasing And Software Solutions At Africa Print Gauteng Expo

Alliance Machinery is showcasing a range of cutting, creasing and software solutions at the upcoming Africa Print Gauteng Expo, taking place from 21-23 April at Emperors Palace Convention Centre, Centre Court iEcho PK Automatic Intelligent Cutting System The system features a fully automatic vacuum chuck and automatic lifting and feeding platform. Equipped with various tools, […]

2021-04-19T19:09:18+02:00Apr 8th, 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. […]

2021-03-23T08:44:56+02:00Mar 17th, 2021|

Free Webinar: Prioritising Wellbeing In The Printing And Packaging Industry

Printing SA, in partnership with Agility and Health Squared, bring you a free webinar on prioritising wellbeing in the printing, signage, packaging and visual communications sectors. During the session, you can ask the experts how to maximise your most valuable asset amidst a crisis: your staff. What we learned from 2020 is that mental wellness is more […]

2021-02-08T08:17:25+02:00Feb 3rd, 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|

Plastic, Ink And Recycling Initiative Achieves New Milestone

Ink has a demonstrably significant impact on the quality of recyclate. Previous use of a standard NC ink system did not deliver the desired results. Decomposition products discolour the regranulate and significantly deteriorate the mechanical and sensory properties. The cross-sector project ‘Recyclate Initiative’, organised by leading companies from the plastic, ink and recycling industries, including […]

2020-12-07T09:10:50+02:00Dec 2nd, 2020|

An Opportunity For Packaging Designers And Brands To Minimise Waste

Consider the tube used to package Pringles crisps. Its design presents considerable difficulties for recycling. The package consists of a metal base and metal tear-off lid, plus a foil laminated cardboard sleeve and a plastic cap. This points to one of the biggest limitations for packaging design: complex packaging  is too hard to separate into […]

2020-11-30T08:59:29+02:00Nov 25th, 2020|

How Does Security Printing Affect The Packaging Industry?

According to John Corrall, Managing Director of Industrial Inkjet (IIJ) Ltd UK and Pieter Le Grange, Manager of IIJ in South Africa, the worlds of security print and packaging are in danger of colliding. Will this be a catastrophe or a fresh beginning? Wikipedia defines security printing as the prevention of forgery, tampering or counterfeiting, […]

2020-11-15T10:49:28+02:00Nov 10th, 2020|