Essentials To Starting A Thriving T-Shirt Business

Let’s assume that decorated T-shirts will continue to reign supreme as some of the most popular items to spend money on, and you want a piece of the T-shirt industry pie. How do you get started making and selling your own? According to Coastal Business Supplies, making and selling T-shirts using heat transfer vinyl is […]

2019-12-02T09:21:00+02:00Nov 28th, 2019|

Tips On Owning A Successful Signage Franchise Store

Signarama outlines four steps to consider when opening your own franchise store, including financial preparation, location research, staff reliability and sound marketing. Investing in your own franchise is an exciting business prospect, but it may also be overwhelming at first. To make the entire process of acquiring and opening your own store more manageable, it […]

2019-11-25T10:58:32+02:00Nov 22nd, 2019|

Read The Latest Edition Of Sign Africa Journal Online

The latest edition of Sign Africa Journal is online. The front cover story focuses on the synergy between the Zünd and the HP Latex R Series, which together offer users superior print and cut workflow. Midcomp is the only authorised distributor in sub-Saharan Africa for both Zünd and the HP Latex R Series products and […]

2019-11-25T10:58:54+02:00Nov 18th, 2019|

South Africa Represented In Global Wrap Like A King Challenge

South African company Sharpline Signs and Graphics were amongst the continent finalists for Avery Dennison’s ‘Wrap Like A King Challenge’. All entries were judged based on the difference between the before and after pictures, installation skill and quality, overall look and appeal, and uniqueness.  Sharpline Signs and Graphics’ Project description The Drift Vehicle wrap was Latex […]

2019-11-11T08:33:52+02:00Nov 8th, 2019|

Printing SA Calls Upon President Not To Sign Copyright Bill

Printing SA is calling on President Cyril Ramaphosa not to sign the Copyright Bill, believing it will have unintended and detrimental consequences. South Africa’s exports to the USA are at stake, triggered by the Copyright Bill. The Copyright Bill is with the President waiting to be signed into law, which will affect the intellectual property rights […]

2019-11-11T08:34:12+02:00Nov 6th, 2019|

T-Shirt Print Of The Week: Black & White T-Shirts

Black & White T-Shirts recently produced a large order of T-shirts. The material used was 160g combed cotton, with plastisol inks used through a four colour spot on 60 mesh process. 100 T-shirts were developed through the process, donning the Dermalogica brand and a message pledging a stance against gender-based violence. BLACK & WHITE T-SHIRTS (+27 […]

2019-11-04T08:28:07+02:00Oct 31st, 2019|

Why Vinyl Is The First Choice For Users

Waldo Lonsbury Semon, a researcher, made vinyl popular back in the 1920s when he produced a PVC, through additives, that was more flexible and easily processed than its predecessor. In this article, Sytech Supplies discusses the benefits of vinyl and its origins. Semon’s development led to new products, factories and the creation of more jobs. This […]

2019-10-28T11:10:20+02:00Oct 25th, 2019|

Sign Africa Expo Team And Suppliers Step Up For Charity

Expo organisers Practical Publishing and its suppliers have donated R10,000 to Rotary Club of Knights Pendragon and R5738,62 to Dullstroom Bird of Prey Centre through their Step Up For Charity campaign. Each year, the expo team and suppliers step up for charity at the Sign Africa and FESPA Africa Johannesburg expos. Participants used their cellphones […]

2019-10-28T11:11:11+02:00Oct 18th, 2019|

Five Tips To Boost Business With Poster Printing

According to James De Waal, head of marketing business imaging group, Canon South Africa, if you have a large format print (LFP) device, posters are probably one of your most popular applications. He discusses five ways you can use posters to add impact, deliver value and boost sales. If you’re treating posters as commodity work, you […]

2019-10-28T11:11:26+02:00Oct 18th, 2019|

Printing SA Collaborates With Sponsors To Empower The Industry

Printing SA recently held a well-attended annual dinner, which celebrated industry excellence, and its conference, which highlighted the latest industry trends. Both events were sponsored by main sponsors FP&M SETA and FESPA; Gold sponsor Novus Print; Silver sponsor Agility Health, Bronze sponsor Heidelberg and exhibition sponsors Africa Print, Sign Africa and FESPA Africa. Printing SA […]

2019-10-07T08:29:41+02:00Oct 3rd, 2019|