Printing SA Membership Benefits Sign Makers And Wide Format Digital Printers

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Printing SA provides a wide range of benefits to members who are sign makers and wide format digital printers with its chambers servicing members’ needs at regional and operational level.

Immediate benefits

• Immediate HR advice to assist with labour and commercial disputes.
• B-BBEE strategy planning.
• Training and development.
• Access to local and global industry research reports.
• Benefit from the extensive research into the healthcare needs of the printing industry to help determine how Agility can best help Printing SA members with their medical aid solution.

To become a member or let Printing SA know what you need assistance with, click here (membership fees are determined by the number of skilled and unskilled employees. Please click on the link so that Printing SA can quote you).

As a Printing SA member, your regional and operational benefits include:

Industry level representation

• FP&M Seta.
• Statutory Council of the Printing, Newspaper and Packaging Industry of South Africa.
• Board and committees: general and members-only access to the Printing SA website.
• South African Typographical Union.
• The Printing Industry Pension and Provident Fund: board and committees and South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SACCI): board.
• Regional Chambers of Commerce.
• FESPA: the global federation of 37 national associations for the screen printing, digital printing and textile printing community.
• World Print and Communication Forum.
• Speciality Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA).
• Secretarial service for the Printing Employers Association of South Africa (PEASA) and Independent Packaging Employers Association of South Africa (IPEASA).
• Representation to ITAC in response to duty applications made on raw materials for the Industry.
• South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) Technical Committees and/ or working groups.
• Protocol of Trades.

Human Resources management

• Contracts of employment.
• Telephonic advice on Human Resources matters.
• Ad Hoc industry wage surveys.
• Advice on various labour related Acts (BCEA, LRA, EE, UIF).
• Union Relations.
• Weekly newsletters: job portal on website.

Commercial technical services

• Government lobbying.
• Custodian of the Imprint Act.
• Update on changes to existing and implementation of new legislation relevant to the industry.
• POPI Act: support service for compliance.
• Industry Trade Agreement (Credit Application Form).
• Health and Safety Advice on the interpretation of health and safety legislation and regulations.
• Industry related surveys: local and international.


• Members only access to the members portal on the Printing SA website.
• Access to industry research, data development, international research articles and FAQ’s.
• Gain access to up-to-date industry information and policies that may affect the industry.
• Advice on various labour related Acts (BCEA, LRA, EE, UIF).

Training and development

• Continuous improvement and development of the technical and theoretical modules for apprenticeship training.
• Development of new Quality Council for Trade and Occupation qualifications for printing, packaging and signage occupations and trades.
• Development of trade tests and artisan recognition of prior learning Toolkits (ARPL) for new QCTO qualifications.
• Development of Occupational Learning Programmes for the new QCTO occupational qualifications
• Representation of the industry at the QCTO.
• Representation of the industry on the National Artisan Development Advisory Body (NADAB).
• Representation on the National Artisan Moderation Forum (NAMF) and Representation on the Moderational Body (NAMB).

Sales and marketing

• Lead generation through website and online enquiries.
• Tender notifications.
• Find a printer: website access to find a Printing SA member by product type and geographic location.
• Advertising opportunities at industry events (subject to T’s & C’s).
• Speaking opportunities at industry events (subject to T’s & C’s).
• Access to Printing SA marketing collateral.

Ancillary membership benefits

• Membership certification.
• Pledge certificate, after accreditation processes.

If you are not a member yet, click here to complete the sign-up form and Printing SA will be in touch.

Members & Non Printing SA members, can join a free session where Printing SA unpack the benefits and services offered to the printing, packaging, signage and visual communications industry. Book your spot for free here.

Tel: +27112871160

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