Be Inspired To Start Your Own Business At The Graphics Print Sign Pop-Up Activation

Explore affordable business opportunities – even ones you can start from home – in graphics, signage, digital printing, branding, T-shirt printing, vehicle graphics, laser engraving, 3D printing and more at the Graphics, Print and Sign (GPS) pop-up activation, taking place at Eastgate Shopping Centre in Johannesburg. Sign Africa is a media partner of GPS. Personalised items like mugs, coffee tumblers, [...]

3D Fusion Showcasing 3D Printers At GPS Pop Up Activation

3D Fusion will exhibit its 3D printers at the upcoming Graphics Print Sign (GPS) Pop Up Activation, to be held from 29 October – 1 November at Eastgate Shopping Centre, Johannesburg.  The company will showcase its spiral version models, which primarily create round/bowl products, but at a faster pace than the layer version. A wide variety of products can be made, [...]

Chemosol Showcasing T-Shirt Printing Solutions And More At GPS Pop Up Activation

Chemosol has announced it will be showcasing a wide variety of start-up business solutions at the upcoming Graphics Print Sign (GPS) Pop Up Activation, to be held from 29 October – 1 November at Eastgate Shopping Centre, Johannesburg.  These include: Epson SC-F500 The printer allows users to produce printed phone covers, mugs, mouse pads, T-shirts, cushions, a wide range of gifts [...]

Grow Your Print Business Offering With Promotional Products

Join the Sign Africa LIVE session featuring Uprint Digital Direct for an interactive Q&A session and live demonstrations on the ultimate solution to brand from home: the A4 CMYW Uprint printer. The printer offers an all in one printing solution without the need for multi-press machines, such as a pen press, mug press, plate press or cap press. Meet the experts to assist you [...]

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. This might be because their customers are asking the question, or because business owners recognise that sustainability in the graphics industry [...]

Printing Businesses Must Work Together

According to Laurel Brunner, writing for the Verdigris Project, Covid-19 is not the first virus to bring devastation to communities and it will not be the last. Now more than ever printing businesses must work together towards a common goal: survival. Sadly we are seeing terrible effects of the Corornavirus crisis on the graphics industry, and clearly we can never [...]

Promotional Products Are A Good Revenue Stream For Businesses

Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI) recently hosted a webinar that outlined reasons to start selling promotional items, and how this industry could be a whole new revenue stream for businesses. Kevin McGee, Senior Account Executive at ASI, hosted the webinar. He said that now is a good time to get into the business of promotional products, due to this market having [...]

Use Different Technologies To Extend Print Service Offerings

Sarit Tichon, Senior VP, Worldwide Sales, SAi, says this is an unprecedented period for most businesses – especially those in an industry that can be competitive and tough-going at the best of times.  The industry, and the world, has been in a brawl with the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, and it will take a while before it is business as usual [...]

Understanding The Importance Of Workflow In Printing

According to industry analyst Pat McGrew, writing for drupa, workflow should be the infrastructure that allows you to do the most work at the least cost, but over time the solutions put in place to meet a specific set of needs, job types and clients begins to wear and rub. Well-meaning team members add additional steps, circumvent steps, create spreadsheets [...]

Release Liners Are A Critical Feature Of Self-Adhesive Print Media

D’Arcy Lewis, Technical Sales Manager at Drytac, explains why high-quality release liners are crucial to easy printing and installation. Release liners are a critical feature of self-adhesive print media. They are a key component for the delivery of the product and the application performance, but as they are ultimately disposed of, they are often perceived as being of low value. [...]