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|

Free Webinar: How To Thrive During Covid-19

The past year has brought into sharp focus that health – both physical and mental – is essential to prosperity. Printing SA felt it necessary to highlight this by partnering with Agility and Health Squared to bring you a session filled with insights as to how you can harness these underplayed areas of your and […]

2020-11-02T09:17:01+02:00Oct 30th, 2020|

Companies Are Looking To 3D Printing To Strengthen Their Supply Chains

Surveying thousands of manufacturing executives across the globe, HP’s Digital Manufacturing Trend Report finds that companies are increasingly investing in advanced 3D printing solutions that provide the agility, speed, and flexibility necessary to grow their business and become more resilient in an ever-changing environment. At its global Innovation Summit, HP and members of its worldwide […]

2020-10-26T09:12:23+02:00Oct 16th, 2020|

Graphics Films With Antimicrobial Technology Provide Additional Protection

Shaun Holdom, Global Product Manager, Drytac, explains how new products with antimicrobial technology can help protect surfaces from bacteria, fungi and mould in-between cleaning. Keeping surfaces clean has never been more important. Doors, keypads, counters, tables – anywhere that people touch ­– must be cleaned regularly. Now there are some new products available that provide […]

2020-10-19T08:40:10+02:00Oct 15th, 2020|

Economic Impacts On The Print, DTG And Wide Format Industry

According to Chris de Beer, Africa Regional manager at Infosource, the recovery of the print, imaging and document industry is complex and long but encouraging. The initial economic impacts of the global pandemic are emerging and the production, direct-to-garment (DTG), and large and wide format sectors are among the many that have taken a hiding. Some […]

2020-10-19T08:40:24+02:00Oct 15th, 2020|

Understanding Workflow Problems In A Better Light

According to Solimar Systems, the power of an optimised workflow is the ability to take on more work, push that work through your production processes with minimal interruption or manual intervention, and deliver a quality product to your customers in the shortest time frame possible. The needs of any business changes over time and so […]

2020-10-12T08:17:35+02:00Oct 11th, 2020|