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|

Making Empowered Decisions

John Tschohl of the Service Quality Institute writes that most CEO’s believe their employees are empowered. The description of empowerment for most companies is the following: ‘you are empowered to take care of the customer as long as it fits into the rules and policies we have’. But for empowerment to work, the employee must be willing to bend [...]

2021-06-21T08:42:34+02:00May 20th, 2021|

Live Webinar: Kemtek And Epson Invite You To A Whole New Signage Experience

For this free live webinar, Kemtek and Epson invite you to expand your portfolio with the new SureColor SC-R5010 and the SC-5010L resin ink large format printer range and the superior-quality, high productivity SureColor SC-S40610/S60610 and S80610 signage series. The SureColor SC-R5010 offers accurate, colour consistent, fast-drying and scratch-resistant prints on a wide range of substrates, using resin ink. [...]

2021-05-10T09:29:07+02:00May 10th, 2021|

Sign Africa Gauteng Expo Helps To Re-Energise The Industry

The successful Sign Africa Gauteng expo, held from 21-23 April at Emperors Palace Convention Centre, attracted 1748 visitors. The event helped to re-energise the signage and exhibition industries, with visitors eager to see new products and cutting-edge technology. The event was sponsored by Platinum sponsor Roland.  Visitors were inspired by wide format digital printing, T-shirt printing, finishing, point of [...]

2021-05-11T20:28:04+02:00Apr 26th, 2021|

3D Fusion Exhibiting New 3D Printing Solutions

In addition to its 3D printing solution that comes in a high-density PVC-foam casing with a print speed up to 50mm/s (3DFusion8060V1), the company has announced two new models in steel casing that print up to 70mm/s (3DFusion8060V2 and 3DFusion12080). The event will comply with current Covid-19 regulations to keep visitors and exhibitors safe. Entrance is free, please register online. All [...]

2021-04-22T17:13:33+02:00Apr 22nd, 2021|