The Africa Print Expo in Johannesburg, held from 22-24 August at the Sandton Convention Centre, was a success, with 5893 visitors coming to see the good cross-section of products and services on display and exhibitors making good leads on the day.
- Xerox launched its 770 Digital Colour Press and the Xerox D95/D110/D125 Copier/Printer and D110/D125 Printer.
- Konica Minolta South Africa
showcased its award-winning Best Production Line of the Year production solutions.
- Ferrostaal showcased the Meteor DP8700 XL.
- Kemtek Imaging Systems showcased products launched at drupa 2012.
Judges visited each stand at the expo and judged the stands according to criteria based on design and staff friendliness and professionalism. The stand winners and runners up include:
Best Mega Stand (100sqm and bigger)
1st: Ricoh South Africa
Best Large Stand (55-99sqm and bigger)
1st: Konica Minolta South Africa
3rd: Océ South Africa
Best Medium Stand (19 – 54sqm) shell scheme:
1st: Beswick Office Products
2nd: W.Vos & Co.
Best Medium Stand (19 – 54sqm) floor space:
1st: Rigid Paper Board Challenge
2nd tie: CGS and National Screen & Digital Supplies
Best Small Stand (1-18sqm) shell scheme:
1st: Tulip Inks
2nd: Rexel Office Products
3rd: The Paper Plot
Best Small Stand (1-18sqm) floor space:
1st: Red Hot Media Suppliers
2nd: AWT SwissQ
3rd: Perigrine Trading
Marthinus Marais from Fabri-Cut is the lucky winner of an iPad 2, which he won by entering our Visitor Passport 2012 competition.