The latest edition of Africa Print Journal is online. Our front cover story features the new AccurioPress series, designed to add productivity, performance and simplicity to any production print environment. It features real-time image and colour density control sensors, automatic front and back registration, hands-free in-line colour profiling and automatic colour adjustments. Derived from the word ‘accurate’, Accurio reflects the advanced, automated and accurate nature of Konica Minolta’s technology.
Other features include:
Discover digital printing start-up opportunities with the Africa Print Expo
According to Printing SA CEO Steve Thobela, even during tough economic times, there
are opportunities for entrepreneurs to gain a foothold, and the printing industry is no exception. Smaller operations are flexible enough to adapt quickly to change and take advantage of gaps in the market. One such gap is digital printing, which is opening doors for small, medium and micro enterprises.
Questions to ask when visiting a print expo
Expo's are an ideal opportunity to interact with industry experts about equipment and products you're investing in, or services you're considering adding to your business.
Production inkjet offers its complements to offset
It’s been nearly 10 years since drupa 2008, the show that was unofficially called 'The Inkjet drupa'. It was the time when high-speed digital production inkjet had begun to hit critical mass, and industry pundits were pointing out that inkjet was slated to become the 'next big thing' in commercial printing. The thing is, they were right.
Digital media vs printed matter
Working out if it’s better for the planet to communicate in print, or to do it digitally just got easier, sort of. ISO standards developers working on documents for graphics technologies, have written a document for calculating the carbon footprint of electronic media.
Customer service with passion and principles
If organisations would make their customers feel special, wanted and appreciated, they would have loyal customers.
Considerations when diversifying into wide format printing
Although many litho and digital printers already take on wide format work and outsource it to partners with the specific equipment required, it can be very costly and can reduce profit potential.