UV-LED Inks Deliver A Quicker Return On Investment

According to Mustafa Okanovic, Senior Product Specialist, Mimaki Europe, as with any recurring investment, inks are an important factor to look at when investing in a printer or press, especially for large-scale operations. Not only do the recurring costs add up, but so do the CO2 emissions. In order to maximise profits and keep CO2 […]

2023-03-24T13:16:27+02:00Mar 22nd, 2023|

Why Top Manufacturers Are Funding 3D Printing Research

Jaymes Kine, writing for Massivit 3D, writes that in recent years, manufacturing giants like GE, Toyota and Siemens have been partnering with academia to advance the use of 3D printing, which is also known as additive manufacturing. By enabling the production of customised, complex and lightweight products on-demand, 3D printing has the potential to improve […]

2023-01-16T16:51:15+02:00Jan 13th, 2023|

Five Ways To Conserve Energy With Digital Signage

Jeff Hastings, CEO at BrightSign, and writing for Digital Signage Today, shares five easy ways to save money and energy while making digital signage more energy efficient and sustainable.  With energy costs rising at 30% year over year, businesses are increasingly concerned about reducing consumption. Digital signage is way below heating, lighting and air conditioning […]

2022-11-28T12:35:00+02:00Nov 21st, 2022|

Including Sustainable Development Goals In Your Business Strategy

Peter Bragg, EMEA Sustainability and Government Affairs Director, Canon, outlines how working towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can provide direction for businesses. Set up by the United Nations General Assembly with an ambitious target of changing the narrative across the world of sustainability by 2030, the SDGs target a range of topics from […]

2022-10-31T11:22:17+02:00Oct 28th, 2022|

PLEXIGLAS Solutions Showcased At Roehm Africa Stand During Graphics, Print And Sign Expo

Visitors could see PLEXIGLAS® solutions, including samples as well as fabricated products in application, which include PLEXIGLAS® Hardcoat surfaces – available in gloss and matt – at the Graphics, Print and Sign Expo, which was held from 14-16 September at Gallagher Convention Centre.  Additionally, visitors could learn about the company’s initiatives in sustainability and training.The […]

2022-10-10T13:33:56+02:00Sep 20th, 2022|

NUtec Digital Ink Promoting Sustainability And Ink Ranges At Graphics, Print And Sign Expo

NUtec Digital Ink will be promoting sustainability at the Graphics, Print and Sign Expo, where the company will showcase its latest printing inks, taking place from 14-16 September at the Gallagher Convention Centre, 9am-5pm. Focussing on the responsible use of resources, NUtec Digital Ink will be utilising Xanita rigid boards, made from recycled cardboard boxes, […]

2022-08-29T15:35:29+02:00Aug 22nd, 2022|

Fujifilm Graphic Systems South Africa Discusses Sustainability And Rebuilding The Print Industry

In part 2 of ‘The New Blueprint for the Rebuild and Recovery of the Printing Industry’ webinar series, participants discussed insights and feedback from Printing SA’s recent engagements with the Government on how their members have been directly affected and some of the measures being implemented in order to rebuild and recover. They also discussed sustainability issues affecting the industry [...]

2021-12-13T11:40:18+02:00Dec 6th, 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|

Is The Migration To Digital Printing Being Accelerated?

Focus Label Machinery discusses how changes in behaviour and disruptions in supply chains during this year have affected the textile printing industry, and whether they have accelerated the migration to digital printing. The devastating impact of Covid-19 on the textile industry has been evident since January, with regards to global lockdowns, a general retail shut […]

2020-09-14T11:52:53+02:00Sep 10th, 2020|

Raising Environmental Awareness Within The Worldwide Graphics Industry

According to Laurel Brunner from the Verdigris Project, why printers have been so reluctant to get with the sustainability programme is a bit puzzling. They only seem to recognise it when clients ask about what they are doing to improve sustainability and their capacity to deliver some sort of environmental sign off. As this generally […]

2019-11-18T09:14:44+02:00Nov 12th, 2019|
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