Read The Latest Sign Africa Journal Online

Read The Latest Sign Africa Journal Online

The front cover of the newest edition of Sign Africa Journal focuses on Midcomp’s announcement of the launch of three new HP PageWide XL Pro models, including the HP PageWide XL Pro 10000, 101.6cm printer, as well as the 5200 and 8200 models. HP is also celebrating 30 years of HP DesignJet innovation. The new HP DesignJet Z6 Pro and Z9+ Pro deliver best-ever professional photo quality for all photographic, fine art and map printing requirements.

Other features include:

Key aspects to large format sustainable printing

Purchasers of large format printer systems focus mainly on aspects such as productivity, possible applications or investment and profitability levels.

How mounting adhesives add value to print business

The construction of a mounting adhesive consists of two layers of adhesive separated by a carrier film and protected by a release liner. Most mounting films used in digital imaging use pressure-sensitive adhesive, but there are also some heat-activated versions available to the market.

Three key trends in UV LED printing technology

There is a world of opportunities with UV LED that not only help print businesses to remain competitive and explore new revenue streams, but also to keep in step with the driving forces in the UV market.

Immersive experiences reinforce brand visibility in retail

Technologies such as touchscreen kiosks, promotional screens, gondola ends, department-specific screened content, non-touch tech, heat mapping via CCTV (digital), and shelf-edge labelling all integrate to track the movement of people in-store, relay data on stock availability and engage with customers about price promotions, product information and time-specific information.

Sign Africa Bloemfontein Expo hailed a success

The successful Sign Africa Bloemfontein expo, held on 10 February at Ilanga Estate, attracted 410 visitors from around Christiana, Welkom, Kimberley, Kuruman, Postmasburg, Ladybrand, Klerksdorp and Aliwal North, as well as Maseru (Lesotho), Harare (Zimbabwe) and Nairobi (Kenya).

Steps to effectively handle angry customers

Customers’ patronage, and their money, become even more important when you realise that it will cost you 10 times more to attract new customers than it will to retain current customers.

Download a PDF of the magazine here.


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