Free Webinar: Sustainability In The Printing Industry

Sustainability is high on the global agenda and as a sector, we need to become more aware of our global impact as well as understand the legislative framework that took place on the 5th of November on the issue of Waste Management (sustainability). In part 2 of The New Blueprint for the Rebuild and Recovery of the Printing Industry [...]

2021-11-23T17:49:58+02:00Nov 8th, 2021|

Printing SA Announces Industry Updates For August

Parliament invites the public to submit their comments on the draft Disaster Management Amendment Bill (a private members Bill). Through this Bill, members of the public may comment on the following proposals: – Extensions to the State of Disaster may only be adopted following public debate (the decision is currently at the discretion of the Minister). – Amend the [...]

2021-08-23T07:31:09+02:00Aug 23rd, 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|

Midcomp Showcasing HP Latex Solutions At Sign Africa Gauteng Expo

Midcomp will showcase its HP Latex solutions at the Sign Africa Gauteng Expo, taking place 21-23 April at Emperor’s Palace. The event will comply with current Covid-19 regulations to keep visitors and exhibitors safe. Entrance is free, please register online. HP Latex 335 print and cut This solution enables users to print more applications as well as full bleed stickers that don’t [...]

2021-04-19T15:41:13+02:00Apr 19th, 2021|

What Is The State Of The Signage And Printing Industry In 2021?

Don’t miss out on our webinar where you can get first-hand insight into current trends in the signage and printing industry. The webinar – being hosted on 15 April 2021 – is proudly sponsored by: Falcon, Fujifilm, Midcomp and Roland. These industry suppliers will give their views on industry trends, supplier issues and more. These include: – Which industry sectors experienced [...]

2021-04-09T16:57:16+02:00Apr 9th, 2021|

Canon Insight Report Reveals Changing Demands Of Print Buyers

Canon Europe has launched the results of its latest Insight Report, ‘Creating Customer Value’, which revealed the changing demands of the print buyer and the untapped opportunities for print service providers (PSPs) and in-house print rooms. The research uncovered that fewer than 20% are fulfilling the needs of their customers. At a time when brands are under more pressure [...]

2021-02-22T08:51:54+02:00Feb 22nd, 2021|

Printing SA Announces Updates On Employment Equity Amendment Bill And More

Printing SA has updated its members with the Employment Equity Amendment Bill, Two Sides global anti-greenwash campaign, a tariff increase on thermal paper rolls and more. Employment Equity Ammendment Bill – updated 26 January 2021 A Bill is not law, but proposed legislation, so at present it is not enforceable. The description of the Bill: to amend the Employment Equity [...]

2021-02-08T08:35:38+02:00Feb 8th, 2021|

The Environmental Impact Of Print Versus Electronic Media

Electronic media have some clear advantages over print, namely that they can do so much more, such as get shared almost at the speed of light. Electronic devices are used for phone calls, taking pictures, playing games and internet access. They also have massive commercial impact, providing new platforms for advertising and marketplaces for trade. However, let us not forget [...]

2021-01-25T08:46:16+02:00Jan 25th, 2021|

Free Webinar: Focusing On Print Industry Well-Being During Covid-19

What many business owners, especially in the SMME sector, have quickly come to appreciate is that their greatest asset is their health, as well as that of their employees. The past year has brought into sharp focus that health – both physical and mental – is essential to prosperity. Printing SA felt it necessary to […]

2020-11-09T08:42:17+02:00Nov 6th, 2020|

Asking The Right Questions With Digital Signage

Digital signage is an evolving medium. It is an interesting mix of the traditional and the new age. While the concept of a sign is as old as civilisation itself, a linked digital communications platform is something entirely new.  The digital age has brought an untold number of new opportunities to artists. In the 1600s […]

2020-11-09T08:42:27+02:00Nov 6th, 2020|