The May/June edition of Sign Africa Journal is online. The front cover story focuses on business opportunities during Covid-19 for the printing and signage industry. The Covid-19 pandemic has greatly impacted our industry. However, in any crisis, businesses are forced to adapt and find new opportunities. Many companies have had to innovate and have diversied their offerings to include various protective materials and products.

Other features:

Personal Protective Equipment directory

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is in great demand right now. This convenient directory helps readers locate the products they are searching for. Product videos, email addresses and websites are all clickable – giving readers quick and instant access to the companies listed.

Printing and signage industry CEOs share future trends and how business can navigate Covid-19

CEO’s from both the printing and signage industries shared ideas on how to navigate your businesses during and after these uncertain times.

Choosing the right ink is a critical step in the adoption of digital printing

It’s all very well identfying a need for digital printing in your operations, but should you be spending money on new machinery, or is choosing the right ink the main priority? For many, the printer carries the highest capital investment and so is the first step, but for others, the printhead drives the decision.

What makes good signage?

Advetising is everything for a business: it can be the piece of the puzzle that can mean success or failure. As marketing expenditure is increasing, it is invested more and more in signage, including digital signage.

Keeping printed graphics clean and germ-free

This feature outlines tips so that those in key environments know how to best clean their laminated book covers, menus, printed signs and retail POS product whilst maintaining their quality and purpose.

Facts about Forestry, recycling and greenwashing claims

We need to get the facts straight about paper and recycling and cut the greenwash.

Exhibitors report quality leads and busy stands at Sign Africa Durban Expo

The successful Sign Africa Durban expo, held from 11-12 March at the Durban ICC, attracted 1012 visitors, who were inspired by wide format digital printing, T-shirt printing, finishing, point of sale displays, signage, banners, flags, vehicle graphics, LED’s, laser engraving and more. The event was sponsored by Platinum sponsor Roland.

Calculating print’s carbon footprint is increasing

We have ISO 16759 (Quantification and communication for calculating the carbon footprint of print media products), published in 2013 and reviewed in 2018. ISO 16759 specifies how to work out the carbon footprint of print, from books to labels, from transactional documents to packaging and everything in between.

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