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Branders Printing backs Xerox with new buy

Digital printing is one of the biggest innovations in the printing industry, and speed is the number one advantage. That’s what convinced Branders Printing Company, a family-owned print business in Boksburg, to buy a new Xerox Versant 180 colour digital press from Bytes Document Solutions’ (BDS) authorised service partner, XBC-IT.
“We wanted to upgrade our digital print offering to the local market,” says Branders. “Speed, cost-effectiveness, and advanced personalisation were our key requirements. We needed a digital printer that could offer fast turnaround on items such as customised manuals, business cards, envelopes, signs, banners, and letterheads. Our customers also wanted to be able to have items printed to order, which cuts costs and

Exhibitors report quality visitors and sales at Africa Print expo

The Africa Print expo welcomed 572 visitors from Zambia, Zimbabwe, Congo and Tanzania to the second expo hosted in Lusaka at the Mulungushi International Conference Centre.
“There is a lot of opportunity in Zambia and it is a very warm and friendly place. I am pleased we are up on our number of visitors from last year, despite a quiet first day. With the focus of the expo being business opportunities, it was great to hear about the printing equipment sold at the event. Start up business

SA’s recycling targets paper

The Paper Recycling Association of South Africa (PRASA) has announced the 2017 paper recycling rates. Last year, the paper recycling industry along with conscientious consumers and thousands of collectors kept 1.3 million tonnes of paper and paper, boxes and liquid packaging out of landfill. This would fill 1,539 Olympic-sized swimming pools. This tonnage represents 70% of the 1.8 million tonnes of paper available for recovery, which excludes books and archived records, and unrecyclable paper

Flexofit held their first ever Flexofit Uganda Seminar in Kampala

The Flexofit GmbH from Germany held their first ever Flexofit Uganda Seminar in Kampala, Uganda on 9th May. The capital of this rising East African country welcomed the international speakers. The local expert audience arrived from more than 14 companies in Uganda, bordering Ruanda and Kenya, as well as from far away as South Africa.
According to the organizers, “The attending participants highly valued the insightful information presented in the seminar and was grateful for this opportunity to