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Free Webinar: Sustainability In The Printing Industry

Sustainability is high on the global agenda and as a sector, we need to become more aware of our global impact as well as understand the legislative framework that took place on the 5th of November on the issue of Waste Management (sustainability). In part 2 of The New Blueprint for the Rebuild and Recovery of the Printing Industry [...]

2021-11-23T17:49:58+02:00Nov 8th, 2021|

Free Webinar: Rebuilding The Print Industry With A New Wide Format Range

The new Fujifilm Acuity wide format range presents exciting new possibilities and forms part of the blueprint to the recovery for wide format print providers who are forward-thinking, willing to break from the traditional ways of thinking about wide format print and willing to do their homework. The Acuity Ultra R2 is a completely redesigned and significantly improved version [...]

2021-09-13T08:49:12+02:00Sep 13th, 2021|

See Live Demonstrations Of Wide Format Printing, T-Shirt Printing And Signage Solutions

Graphics Print & Sign Live Demo expo is a dedicated wide format print, signage, commercial print, digital label printing and short run digital packaging expo. Visitors will have the opportunity to see live demonstrations of new technology, equipment and substrates, software, applications and more, all under one roof. This is an opportunity for visitors to interact with product experts about [...]

2021-09-06T09:00:33+02:00Sep 6th, 2021|

Printing SA Announces Industry Updates For August

Parliament invites the public to submit their comments on the draft Disaster Management Amendment Bill (a private members Bill). Through this Bill, members of the public may comment on the following proposals: – Extensions to the State of Disaster may only be adopted following public debate (the decision is currently at the discretion of the Minister). – Amend the [...]

2021-08-23T07:31:09+02:00Aug 23rd, 2021|

Reasons To Switch To Digital Finishing Solutions

According to Frank Adegeest, Kongsberg VP Product Strategy and Business Process, historically, hand finishing was always seen as a sign of quality – and is still seen as such in many markets. But in today’s demanding, fast-paced world of sign, display and even packaging, demand means that the care and attention of hand finishing is not sustainable for a [...]

2021-08-01T16:15:57+02:00Aug 1st, 2021|

Tips To Achieve Great Results When Applying Graphics To Rough Surfaces

Gareth Newman, Academy Manager at Drytac, shares tips and tricks when it comes to applying wall and floor graphics on tougher surfaces. Graphics can be incredibly impactful, changing a room – or even a whole building – with colour and design. But it is not necessary to fight what is already there, or to ignore the natural finish of [...]

2021-07-04T15:09:39+02:00Jul 4th, 2021|

The Graphics Sector Has A Chance To Up Its Game In Climate Change Mitigation

The idea behind the UN’s Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance is ultimately to increase investment in climate change mitigation efforts across industries. According to Laurel Brunner of the Verdigris Project, the Alliance is good news. For the majority of firms in the graphics business this will basically be a very big yawn. But as consolidation continues apace in the printing [...]

2021-06-28T08:02:45+02:00Jun 28th, 2021|

Interactive Displays Can Increase Brand Loyalty

According to Katie Kolchiek from Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc. and writing for Digital Signage Today, it is no surprise to see innovative brands implementing unique elements into their merchandising programmes. Not only does technology offer data collection capabilities, but incorporating entertaining components excites shoppers and encourages discovery.  There was a time when experiential merchandising displays broke the mould [...]

2021-06-21T08:36:29+02:00Jun 21st, 2021|

Three Reasons To Invest In A Laser Engraver

According to Trotec Laser, there are three commonly asked questions interested parties ask the company when investing in a laser engraver.  1. To date, I have been working with an external service provider for laser engraving. Why should I buy a laser engraver? Good business relationships are worth their weight in gold. The outsourcing of engraving costs you time [...]

2021-06-07T09:10:37+02:00Jun 7th, 2021|

Tips On Window Decoration And Preventing Glass Breakage

According to Grafityp, glass breakage is caused by the difference in tension on a window because certain parts expand faster than others as a result of heating. Glass breakage will therefore almost exclusively occur in outdoor applications. Tips – As long as the film takes up less than 50% of the surface, there is no risk of glass breakage [...]

2021-05-24T08:57:53+02:00May 24th, 2021|