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Sign Africa Expo Announces 2019 Expo Dates

Sign Africa expo organisers Practical Publishing have announced an exciting 2019 calendar, with events to be hosted in Cape Town, Nelspruit, Port Elizabeth, Zimbabwe and Johannesburg. Visitors to the 2019 Sign Africa expo’s, and the Johannesburg FESPA Africa and Sign Africa expo, can take advantage of opportunities in wide format digital printing, garment decoration, textile printing, screen printing and signage. [...]

2019-02-11T16:13:49+02:00Jan 20th, 2019|

Read The Latest Sign Africa Journal Online

The latest edition of Sign Africa Journal is online. The front cover story focuses on Kalideck Antalis South Africa, and its recently unveiled Kalideck Experience Centre, which offers customers a complete experience of the company’s latest technology in digital grand and wide format printing, finishing, litho prepress and green packaging solutions. Other features include: Why a laser fits so well [...]

2019-01-20T23:24:11+02:00Jan 20th, 2019|

Roll Up Your Sleeves And Become Relevant To Your Customers 

President and founder of the Service Quality Institute John Tschohl says you’re not going to succeed through manufacturing, distribution or information power — those have all been commoditised. If you want to succeed, roll up your sleeves and do the work of building your customer experience. Don’t become irrelevant to your customers, which is what will happen if you don’t [...]

2019-01-20T23:23:52+02:00Jan 20th, 2019|

How To Take Advantage Of Your Large Format Signs 

According to DPI Insights magazine/FLAAR Reports, indoor and outdoor advertising are a basic part of advertising. In most cases, you use large format printing. Currently, different techniques and different types of materials have been developed to make these advertising campaigns more creative. This article appears in Sign Africa Journal.  The biggest challenge is scale, since your signage is going to [...]

2019-01-20T23:23:39+02:00Jan 20th, 2019|

Why A Laser Fits So Well In A Sign Shop

‘I remember reading,’ says John Ralph of Quail Run Signs, ‘where someone said that it’s hard to build a business around the laser in most areas, because the market just isn’t that large yet. He went on to say that you can successfully use a laser in almost any sign shop in almost any market to increase your sales. That [...]

2019-01-20T23:23:25+02:00Jan 20th, 2019|

Simplifying The Intricate Process Of Laser Cutting Acrylic

Mafalda Theias from All3DP outlines the process of creating a vector design and simplifying the intricate process of laser cutting acrylic. Before getting into laser cutting, it’s important to understand what a laser cutting machine is and how it works. A typical laser cutter connects a computer and works in the X and Y axes. (In other words, it’s a bidimensional machine.) [...]

2019-01-20T23:23:12+02:00Jan 20th, 2019|

How To Use The Five Senses To Craft, Improve And Spice Up Digital Signage

Ellyce Kelly, client relationship manager at Visix, discusses how companies can appeal to the five senses with digital signage. Using sight and sound to craft pleasing digital signage Claude Debussy said, ‘Beauty must appeal to the senses, must provide us with immediate enjoyment, must impress us or insinuate itself into us without any effort on our part’. Our senses tell us [...]

2019-01-20T23:23:01+02:00Jan 20th, 2019|

Sign Africa Video Series: Simulated Process Printing On T-Shirts

In this video, T-shirt printing industry veteran Charlie Taublieb demonstrates simulated process printing. https://youtu.be/KW3kRfjMnvk Summary: • Simulated process printing: making a full colour image using half tones and opaque inks as opposed to four colour process (using transparent inks with CMYK). • Software choice is a determining factor. • Separation Studio can break an image down to six colours or [...]

2019-01-20T23:22:43+02:00Jan 20th, 2019|

Be Inspired By Signage And Printing Solutions At Sign Africa Nelspruit Expo

The Sign Africa Nelspruit Expo, taking place 20 February at the Emnotweni Arena, is the region’s leading event for the signage and printing industries. The expo goes beyond showcasing the latest printers, graphics and display products by inspiring you to take your print and signage business to the next level. The event is a platform for visitors to get their [...]

2019-01-17T09:22:55+02:00Jan 15th, 2019|

Sign Africa Video Series: How To Sublimate A Ceramic Tile

In this video, JG Electronics trainer/technical support specialist Lentern Nkwane demonstrates how to sublimate a ceramic tile. Checklist: • Sublimation printer. • Sublimation paper. • Sublimation inks. • Blank tile. • Nomex pad. • Heat tape. Steps: 1. Place items on top of each other: first the Nomex pad, then sublimation paper with image facing up, followed by the white side [...]

2019-01-20T23:27:39+02:00Nov 27th, 2018|