Opportunities For Printers In 3D Printed Event Props

Ira Somers, writing for Massivit 3D, says that 3D printing offers print shops and fabricators the opportunity to deliver to their clients any design or shape they can imagine. Print shops that incorporate large 3D printing services can say yes to jobs that shops without a 3D printer must turn down. Event props can bring […]

2020-02-03T09:30:07+02:00Jan 30th, 2020|

Key Differences Between Laser Cutting And Knife Cutting

Randi Kerkaert, writing for Summa, says both laser and knife cutting should be regarded as complementary actions. If we break this thought down, we can state certain materials can only be cut by knives, and others by laser technology. Although both lasers and knives can cut a multitude of material types, in certain cases, due […]

2020-01-20T09:14:34+02:00Jan 17th, 2020|

Dispelling Four Digital Signage Myths

According to Doug Bannister, founder and CTO, Omnivex, from small cafés to boutiques to large showrooms, digital signage is a valuable marketing tool that delivers results. Don’t buy into the following four myths about digital signage: You should wait for the technology to mature more While there will undoubtedly be further advancements in digital signage […]

2020-01-20T09:18:57+02:00Jan 10th, 2020|

Service Recovery In Today’s Fast-Paced World

John Tschohl of the Service Quality Institute elaborates on the concept of service recovery, including acting quickly, taking responsibility and being empowered. Not many companies practice the magic of Service Recovery. The magic in service recovery occurs when a frontline employee solves a customer’s problem and does so in 60 seconds or less. Acting quickly, […]

2019-12-12T18:34:02+02:00Dec 12th, 2019|

Season’s Greetings From Sign Africa

Sign Africa wishes all its readers a joyous festive season and a prosperous New Year. We will be closed from 13 December 2019 and will reopen on 9 January 2020. Thank you for your support throughout the year! Be sure to add our expo dates to your 2020 calendar: – Bloemfontein: 12 February 2020. – […]

2019-12-12T18:34:44+02:00Dec 11th, 2019|

How To Tackle Common Sublimation Issues

Coastal Business Supplies discusses 7 common sublimation issues, such as lack of vibrancy, image ghosting, blurry transfers, faded images, etc. and how to fix them.  Why aren’t my transfers coming out vibrant? There are a few reasons for this. First, make sure that you are printing on the correct side of your sublimation paper, which is […]

2019-10-07T08:30:11+02:00Sep 27th, 2019|

Printing SA Conference Delivers Insights About Future And Sustainability Of The Industry

The Printing SA Conference, held from 11-12 September alongside the Sign Africa and FESPA Africa Expo, was an opportunity for industry stakeholders to unpack the vital role that the industry plays and to debate the future of the industry in light of the ever changing landscape due to technological advancements taking place around the world. […]

2019-10-02T08:44:51+02:00Sep 26th, 2019|

Printing SA Celebrates Industry Excellence At Annual Dinner

Attendees enjoyed the energy and vibrance of the printing, packaging and signage industry at the Printing SA annual dinner, which took place on 12 September at Gallagher Grill. The event and conference were sponsored by main sponsors FP&M SETA and FESPA; Gold sponsor Novus Holdings; Silver sponsor Agility Health, Bronze sponsor Heidelberg and exhibition sponsors […]

2019-10-02T08:43:35+02:00Sep 19th, 2019|

Ultratec Exhibits Comprehensive Range Of Signage Equipment

Ultratec recently showcased a technologies suitable for the signage industry, including heat presses, printers and more at the recent Sign Africa and FESPA Africa expo, held at Gallagher Convention Centre from 11-13 September. Included were: – ORIC UV roll to roll printer, which applies to POS posters and outdoor advertisements. It features UV lamp control […]

2019-10-02T08:43:20+02:00Sep 19th, 2019|

CNC PME Showcases CO2 Laser And Fibre Cutters

CNC PME exhibited at the Sign Africa and FESPA Africa expo, where its CNC solutions, among others, were showcased at the recent Sign Africa and FESPA Africa expo, held at Gallagher Convention Centre from 11-13 September. The company’s machines have been widely used in the advertising industry, gift crafting, model building, electronics, CAD/CAM industrial mould […]

2019-10-02T08:42:09+02:00Sep 19th, 2019|