Sticker, label and business card printing are in-demand. Personalised items like mugs, coffee tumblers, phone covers, notebooks, bags, decor and stationery branding are also profitable. Explore these solutions at the Graphics, Print and Sign (GPS) pop-up activation, taking place at Eastgate Shopping Centre in Johannesburg from 29 October–1 November. The activation is sponsored by Roland and Africa Print is a media partner of GPS.
The activation will feature industry experts, who will demonstrate products to produce these items, and who can guide you on everything you need to profit from these items, and much more. Whether you are looking to be your own boss with a new start-up, or invest in a profitable solution to supplement your existing income, the GPS activation will have a solution tailored to your need.
Some of the companies at the activation:
Kemtek Imaging Systems
Kemtek will showcase its Brother ScanNcut SDX-1200 machine. The small business and hobby cutting machine is equipped with an inline roll feeder, and is packed with features such as 600dpi built-in scanner, automatic blade adjustment, 1303 built-in designs with 17 fonts, wireless connectivity and more.
The roll feeder is great for creating longer designs for home décor or shop windows, or high volume cutting of repeat jobs like stickers or logos.
– Crafting and scrapbooking: easily create patterns and cut materials to use in any crafting or DIY project.
– Mixed media artists: unlimited creative potential with the ability to cut a variety of surfaces and materials.
– Fabric cutting and quilting: create custom quilt blocks and cut several fabric pieces at a time.
– Sewing: easily cut fabric pieces, draw in sewing guidelines and add a seam allowance.
Titan Jet Africa
Titan Jet Africa’s focus is on start up businesses and job creation. The company will showcase entry market sublimation equipment and consumables, with a high value centred around the start up kit.
This equipment will allow users to enter the printing industry by printing corporate gifts and branding products. With the pro kit, T-shirt kit and elite kit, high savings are possible. The company also specialise in large format printers, which take businesses to the next level with a low running cost and high quality printing solutions.
3D Fusion will showcase its spiral version 3D printing models, which primarily create round/bowl products, but at a faster pace than the layer version. A wide variety of products can be made, including: stationery holders, cupcake trays and vases, which are ideal for the craft industry, and require no human labour.
3D printing with 3D Fusion printers is designed to make a signage manufacturer’s life easier, and is a must-have for every signage company. Large format 3D printers are transforming the way advertising is created. This new generation fabricator is very economical and time-saving. It does not need any support, and small quantities of material are used.
Chemosol will be showcasing a wide variety of start-up business solutions.
The Epson SC-F500 printer to produce printed phone covers, mugs, mouse pads, T-shirts, cushions, a wide range of gifts and promotional goods, and more. It uses 140ml bottles to give a lower total cost of ownership to small businesses, and it requires no specialist knowledge to set up, operate or maintain.
Compactly designed to take up lesser space than its predecessors, the Epson L120 offers the ideal printing solution for your home and office.
The Multifunction combo heat press machine can apply transfers, letters, numbers and images onto T-shirts, garments, bags, mouse pads, jigsaw puzzles, ID badges, ceramic tiles, cups, mugs, plates, caps and other items.
The CY-G3 heat press is an electronic automatic magnetic drawer high pressure heat press. When ready, the heat plate opens automatically, saving labour and ensuring safety.
The The MF20-P-C Desktop Fibre Laser Marker is suitable for a number of applications, including metal accessories marking, metal name card marking, switch marking, metal handicraft and marking electronic components.
The Dinkum Desktop Cutting Plotter is a DIY machine, which uses a small blade to cut over 100 materials, including paper, cardstock, vinyl and fabric up to 30.5cm (12 inch) width. The Mini Mug press will also be showcased.
Date: Thursday 29 October – Sunday 1 November 2020
Time: 9am – 6pm daily
Address: Eastgate Shopping Centre, Strelitzia Court Entrance 6, 43 Bradford Rd, Bedfordview.
Parking: Underground parking is available for your own cost. You can also download the new Admyt app for parking payment. The open parking opposite entrance 6 is free (Opposite the Mega Mica). There is no entrance fee or registration needed for the activation – simply come through and be inspired.