The October issue of Africa Print Journal, the dedicated journal for commercial and digital printing, is online.
This issue features the Océ Arizona UV 460GT. This best-selling machine has 170 printers installed in South Africa, and 5000 worldwide. It is suitable for a variety of display graphics applications including POP/POS specialty applications where the decorated substrate is not meant primarily for display purposes (e.g. package prototyping, short-run packaging, wallpaper and interior decoration, and consumer product decoration).
Other features include:
– Ignite your print shop’s full potential, by Rian van der Merwe, Fineprint. Electronic media is threatening to kill printing, and although print is struggling, it will survive, yet it will be forced to streamline.
– Drupa expert article: Inkjet, state of the art or sci-fi fantasy print?
– Securing information on your devices: A recent Carte Blanche segment highlighted the need to secure documents on printers because the devices' hard disk drives store document data that can be accessed by crime syndicates.
– South African perceptions on print and paper: Two Sides South Africa conducted its inaugural research project earlier this year and have now released the findings. This qualitative research tested perceptions that South Africans have about print and paper and will form the basis for future quantitative research projects.
– Innovative equipment finance demand gathers momentum: Things have changed in business recently and continue to do so at a rapid rate. Our business environment is not just South Africa or even Africa anymore; it’s the world. Through globalisation our markets are easily accessible and vice versa.
– Digital printing solutions: Kodak's Loïs Lebegue speaks about Kodak's business focus in South Africa and the future of print.
– The drinkable book: Dr. Theresa Dankovich created an antimicrobial paper that is an effective water purifier.
– Industry in depth: Paul Haglich, Bytes Document Solutions.
– Africa Print Johannesburg and Cape Town Expo review: read about the highlights of the expo's.
You can access the magazine at the following link: www.africaprint.com/magazine.