Printacom showcased OKI retail, signage and printing solutions for a wide range of sales and marketing materials that can be brought in-house at the Sign Africa and FESPA Africa Expo, which took place from 11-13 September.

Product highlights:

OKI C844 A3 colour printer

Users can enjoy high-quality, high definition colour and super-sharp text and images with this fast, super-compact A3 printer. Combining 1200 x 1200dpi print resolution with low running costs and outstanding eco-performance, the easy-to-use device is the ideal choice for professional-quality sales and marketing collateral. The C844 uses OKI’s award winning digital LED technology to provide high-quality results on a range of media sizes from A6 to A3, and up to 1.3m banners for signage solutions.

Being able to print in-house without sacrificing on quality provides businesses of all types with a wealth of potential new opportunities, particularly for retailers. From automotive showrooms to fashion clothing changing rooms and supermarket aisles, the C800 series prints high-impact visual customer communications such as hanging banners, shelf-edge labels and floor stickers. Users can even print on pre-cut media for labels, price tags, bottle collars or door hangers. Whether it is a change in pricing or a special promotion, with OKI’s C800 Series, high quality signage can be printed on-demand, in-store to capture customer attention, improve customer experience and increase basket value.

OKI Pro 1040 and Pro 1050 (five colour) Pro Series Label Printers

Short-run colour label printing services open the door to a new customer base and revenue stream as the label printer helps businesses to capture more attention through creative label solutions and a more cost effective rate. This narrow format label printer is easy to set up and requires minimal training to use. The Pro label printer reduces wastage with the ability to print a varied volume from 1 to thousands, enabling you to meet the needs of customers who desire a wider choice of label designs.

The OKI Pro 1040 prints in CMYK, enabling creativity and flexibility in label designs across a range of materials. With the OKI Pro 1050, printing on transparent or coloured label media is easily accessible with just a click of a button. Print white as a colour to enhance your labels or use it as a base colour to ensure vibrancy of colours on transparent media.

A new feature to the show was the Business in a Box bundle, which provides a full solution to start-up businesses that want to venture into T-shirt and transfer printing. The white toner edition, either in A4 or A3 options, includes all of the elements that will assist in getting the business up and running from day one. These include: printer and installation, a toner set, Forever RIP software, heat press-econo for flat press printing on T-shirts, mouse pads etc,, Mug Press, Heat Tape, TP Forever Laser dark A transfer paper, TP Forever Laser B transfer paper, TP Forever Multi-transfer paper, Laser Temp probe, Forever heat press Silicone Pad, Sample Pack Laser and a free Printacom training voucher.

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