The newest edition of Sign Africa Journal brings you updates on the latest industry news. The magazine features exclusive product specials and informative features.

Front cover story

Intamarket Graphics continues to expand and innovate with the announcement of new partnerships and products. These, along with Intamarket’s established partnerships with prestigious brands, ensure that the company has an extensive 360 degree solution offering for the signage and graphics industries.

Digital print is the best design tool

Independent international art director Hadar Peled Vaissman, writing for drupa, says that looking at the world through a creative lens, print for her has always been a means to an end.

Print is better than digital at attracting consumer attention

Is print better than digital at attracting consumer attention? Canon South Africa thinks so. Digital marketing has been high on brand owners’ agendas for much of the last decade, but for many marketing departments and their agencies, it now dominates discussion for the wrong reasons.

Five benefits of a heat calender

Most performance fabrics today are polyesters, and to maintain fabric’s integrity, the dye-sublimation method is the best one. Performance fabrics have been developed to evaporate sweat to the surface and are extremely durable, yet stretchy, light and available in an abundant range of finishes. Flexa discusses five reasons to choose a heat calendar for dye-sublimation.

Three myths of print workflow

The efficiency-enhancing benefits of workflow management systems are proven to deliver many quantifiable advantages for print companies.

How to prevent silvering when laminating print jobs

Silvering is a common issue that occurs when laminating a printed job. It is caused by tiny bubbles of air getting trapped under the lamination, creating the appearance of hazy or silver reflective lines.

Sustainability in the graphics industry is increasing

Technological advances are helping to keep waste and remakes to a minimum as well as helping to control the cost of consumables. We are seeing more and more companies starting to include sustainability as part of their investment decisions.

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