Unleash Your Creativity In The Roland TikTok Challenge

Roland DG South Africa is looking for uplifting videos to brighten up this lockdown. Show your talent, your skills or just make us all laugh. You have the time, so Roland is giving you the motivation with the Roland Unleashed Competition. Submit an original TikTok video and you could win – enter now! Sign Africa is the proud media partner of [...]

Cutting Technology Can Stop The Spread Of COVID-19

As the Coronavirus is continuing to spread across the globe, Summa wants to use its resources to help to minimise the impact of the outbreak as much as possible.  Summa Demo Room transformed into a high-volume production area The Summa team is currently cutting thousands of mouth masks and surgical aprons with both Summa laser cutters and flatbed cutters. The [...]

Quantifying The Printing Industry’s Carbon Footprint

The industry has been blessed with two life-threatening events: digital technology gave us electronic prepress and typesetting; and the internet wiped out whole sectors of publishing and production. Both events forced many businesses to the wall, albeit for different reasons, but the net result has been positive. We have seen huge innovations in production software and hardware and in applications. [...]

Statement Regarding Graphics Print Sign Durban Expo And COVID-19

The expo organisers, Practical Publishing, have advised that they have no intention of cancelling the Graphics Print Sign Durban 2020 event on the 11-12 March 2020. Together with the venue, the Durban ICC, and feedback from the Department of Health and the National Institute for Communicable Diseases, there is no need to cancel the expo, however all South Africans are [...]

Dye Sublimation As An Additional Revenue Stream For Large Format Print Shops

According to SAi, dye sublimation printing, traditionally the preserve of specialist printers producing textiles, T-shirts and novelty items, is a process that uses inks that are vapourised during transfer to the final substrate. The resultant images are colour-rich, vibrant and long-lasting. Dye sublimation printing can be done direct to the final polymer coated substrate, or more commonly via a transfer paper [...]

Six Tips To Secure Big Corporate Contracts

Signarama discusses how to create a good relationship with a retail giant who you’d like to secure a contract with. With the right approach and ‘can do’ attitude, closing that big deal is within your grasp.  1. Be professional  Whether you are contacted via email or a walk-in, remaining professional at all times will go a long way to securing [...]

Encouraging Carbon Reduction And Removal In The Graphics Industry

Laurel Brunner from the Verdigris Projects says that Microsoft has made bold statements with its recent announcements that it aims to be carbon negative by 2030, and that by 2050 the company will ‘remove from the environment all the carbon it has emitted either directly or by electrical consumption since it was founded in 1975’. This is quite extraordinary, not [...]

How To Deliver Effective Digital Signage Advertising

According to Bradley Cooper, Technology Editor for Digital Signage Today, if you ask your average consumer about ads, they will likely describe them as invasive, intrusive, annoying, long and unnecessary. Even if you advertise products yourself, you likely understand all of these complaints and maybe share them. For example, how many of us click the skip button on every single [...]