The Africa Print Regional Expo in Bloemfonten, held on 9 May at Kiepersolrant, was a major success, with almost 280 visitors attending the Expo to see the latest digital print technology and equipment first hand.
On the commercial printing front, the Africa Print Regional Expo sponsor, Xerox, showcased the Xerox Colour 770 and 1000 presses. Responding to customer requirements for alignment and registration accuracy, both presses are equipped with tools designed to simplify the way customers achieve image quality consistency and maximise press uptime.
Konica Minolta South Africa exhibited digital production press award winners as well as its comprehensive photo book solution.
Antalis South Africa exhibited digital printers from its new partner, Intec Printing Solutions.
Ricoh showcased its range of Ricoh projectors, the MP C4502ARDF multifunction printer fitted with the SR3110 booklet finisher, and the MP C305SPF.
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:
Africa Print Small Stand:
Second: Beswick Office Products and Rexel Office Products
Africa Print Medium Stand:
First: Konica Minolta South Africa
Second: Antalis South Africa
Africa Print Large Stand:
Second: Ricoh South Africa
Forthcoming Regional Expo:
Cape Town 29 & 30 May, (9am – 6pm on 29 May, 9am – 5pm on 30 May), Cape Town International Convention Centre
Entrance to the Regional Expo is FREE. Pre-register online and attend the expo to win R1000 in cash.