Acme Graphics has purchased Kodak Flexcel NX System

‘The system gives us the biggest range of plate choices in the South African marketplace. We can process conventional digital plates, flat-top dot plates with or without surface engineering, and Kodak Flexcel NX plates with ink-saving DigiCap technology,’ said Hauke Liefferink, managing director...

Pro-Print, a Durban-based converter, has invested in Africa’s first Scodix Ultra 202

This is especially relevant in the face of the rising use of e-commerce platforms for gift purchases, where exquisitely designed packaging adds to the excitement and feel-good factor resulting from a beautifully presented gift.

‘The Scodix Ultra 202 meets all these needs because it...

Marocco-base label converter Anaprint has purchased Lemorau’s manual core cutter CT1500 and an ER400 roll lifter

Established in 2003, Anaprint is an independent family business with experience in offset printing specializing mainly the food and agriculture industry. After several consideration the company decided to purchase two pieces of equipment from Portuguese machine manufacturer Lemorau.  Manual Core...

Woolworths (South Africa’s equivalent of the UK’s Marks & Spencer) is a frontrunner in the field of environmental responsibility, and its good business journey prioritizes sourcing sustainable fibers and including recycled materials in products and packaging.

While Woolworths has...

Dantex Digital, a division of Dantex Group, has entered a distributor partnership for South Africa with Sabre Equipment

Sabre Equipment’s sales director, Floors Coetzee, said: ‘As we are very active in both the packaging and label market and our customers are all asking about digital products. We have been looking for a reliable as well as an affordable digital press to complete our portfolio for a few years now...

Each part of the network is experiencing its own set of challenges and finding fresh ways to overcome them, even uncovering some hidden opportunities – for instance, diversifying into the production of masks and shields.

It’s not unexpected to learn that multinational converters operating...

One of the leading Ivory Coast flexible packaging and label converters Socipack has installed the second Nilpeter 22in wide FA-Line press

Socipack, created in 2016 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, is currently operating within several plastics segments, including film extrusion, injection, blow molding, and woven sacks. The company was established to produce flexible packaging using a couple of complete CI flexo lines with inline...

H.B. Fuller opens office in Johannesburg to meet South African region growing demand for adhesives

Led by South Africa business manager Ronald Prinsloo, the new H.B. Fuller entity will offer customers local adhesive expertise and a globally connected team with industry knowledge spanning the 28 market segments served by the company.

Ronald Prinsloo and his team will draw on H.B. Fuller...

Epson Europe has strengthened its OEM printhead sales operations across the EMEAR region with the appointment of a new business development manager, Paddy O’Hara.

O’Hara will be responsible for the development of Epson’s recently launched an external printhead business for OEM customers in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia. He has over 20 years of experience in senior technical and commercial development roles having previously worked for Xaar and...

Avery Dennison announces 13 winners of Global Supplier Awards

‘It is important to recognize suppliers from around the globe whose extraordinary service to our business exceeded expectations in each of the metrics we use to measure supplier success,’ said Robyn Buma, vice president, North America and global procurement at Avery Dennison. ‘While we are...

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