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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|

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|

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|