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|

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|

Intamarket Showcasing Protection Film, Tapes, Xanita Board And More At Sign Africa Gauteng Expo

Intamarket Graphics will showcase a range of solutions at the upcoming 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. Physically on the stand:  Touchshield surface protection film Touchshield™ is a clear, watermarked film for easy integration into any [...]

2021-04-19T15:57:29+02:00Apr 19th, 2021|

CNC PME Showcasing Laser Cutting Solutions At Sign Africa Gauteng Expo

CNC Professional Machine and Engineering is showcasing its 1390N Laser Cutter and Engraver, as well as its C24 and C48 Foison Vinyl Cutter at the upcoming Sign Africa Gauteng Expo, taking place from 21-23 April at Emperors Palace Convention Centre, Centre Court. The event will comply with current Covid-19 regulations to keep visitors and exhibitors safe. Entrance is free, please register online. 1390N laser cutter [...]

2021-04-19T15:47:20+02:00Apr 19th, 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|

Key Tips For Laser Machine Maintenance

According to GCC, if you examine your laser engraving/cutting machine only when it has started malfunctioning, you will lose valuable time and effort that is spent trying to troubleshoot and fix the problem. Therefore, it is always a good idea to regularly follow the maintenance manuals and make sure you use quality machine parts. Here are some basic maintenance [...]

2021-04-06T08:49:06+02:00Apr 6th, 2021|

Printing SA Celebrates 110 Years Of Representing The Industry And Announces Six New Member Benefits

Printing SA celebrated its 110th anniversary with a webinar that took place on 18 March, where the federation also announced its new member benefits. One of these new benefits is signage, print, packaging and visual communications medical cover. Agility and Health Squared have partnered with Printing SA to bring you a one of a kind medical offering for you [...]

2021-03-29T08:16:25+02:00Mar 29th, 2021|

Digitally Printed Surface Decoration Is A Differentiator

According to Ron Gilboa, writing for drupa, for many years a range of industries have been using a variety of printing technologies to create decorative surfaces. From screen, offset and gravure printing, all have been used to create functional and decorative surfaces. In the past decade, we have seen the rise in digital printing. Inkjet printing innovations in material [...]

2021-02-15T09:11:56+02:00Feb 15th, 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|