Reminder to enter CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2013 Awards
Reminder to enter CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2013 Awards

A reminder that entries close next Wednesday, 17 April 2013, for the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2013 Awards. Entries and nominations can be found online

9 Apr 2013

International award for Sappi calendar

Troika Imagineering Works has been honoured with a Bronze medal for its 2007 Sappi Calendar at the recent 2007 Stuttgart Calendar Show, the only South African entrant to take home one of 60 medals awarded out of a pool of 1700 entries from around the world. The calendar, which carries forward the...

19 Jan 2007

Caxton upgrades printing equipment

The main production plant for the Caxton Newspaper group in Johannesburg has installed new Baranschee plate punching and bending equipment, supplied locally by Antalis, to handle plates for its MAN Roland Uniset newspaper web press. A second system has also been added to the existing Baranschee...

20 Nov 2006

R6 million investment serves creatives' needs

Clarion Printed Products recently announced a R6 million investment into new digital printing technology, including wide format digital printers with a 360dpi capability (outdoor billboards, fleet graphics, and signage); digital medium format printers with true 720dpi and capable of up to 1440dpi...

17 Oct 2006

Green green green is the paper

Sappi Fine Paper South Africa, a division of the global Sappi group, recently announced a major upgrade at it Sappi Stanger Mill. Every product produced there is now manufactured according to the principles of "Triple Green", including the Avalon Supreme, Dukuza Plus and Crystal coated fine paper...

29 May 2006

Spekta quality now at Paarl Print

Paarl Print has acquired Spekta Hybrid FM/AM screening software to increase print quality in its computer-to plate (CtP) department. "The new... software allows Paarl Print to offer clients the latest screening technique, excellent quality and freedom from moiré. It enhances the life and...

15 Mar 2006

Third annual HSBC/SA Pen Literary Award encourages African writing

Young writers from South Africa and all other SADC countries are once again invited to submit original unpublished short stories for the third volume of the annual HSBC/SA Pen Literary Award by 31 July 2006. Three prizes will be awarded by HSCB Bank - US$5000, US$3000 and US$2000 - with Nobel...

12 Mar 2006

Mondi awards KwaZulu businesses

Unicopy and Stationery won two gold awards as Commercial Stationer of the Year and Black Business of the Year at the KwaZulu/Natal ceremony for the 2005 Mondi Business Paper Ithabise! Office Products Awards hosted by shop-sa and Mondi Business Paper. Waltons The Crescent in Umhlanga Ridge grabbed...

9 Nov 2005

Free State goes digital

Oranje Drukkery, the oldest printing company in the Free State, has recently installed the first CTP system in the Free State. Within two weeks of the installation by First Graphics, Oranje Drukkery had converted 20% of its client list to full digital production and anticipates converting 50% of its...

25 Apr 2005

Sappi co-sponsors 'Great South Africans' book project

'Great South Africans' which launches on SABC 3 on 26 September, will also be available in print, thanks to the co-sponsorship of Sappi Fine Paper South Africa. The 'Great South Africans' book, which will be published by Penguin to coincide with the launch of the television project 'Great South...

12 Sep 2004

ABC Press forging ahead

Cape Town based ABC Press, for years one of South Africa's leading printing companies, have recently installed their own dedicated computer to plate division. ABC Digital Plate, which is house in the ABC Press premises in Epping, will now allow customers to go directly from disc to plate thereby...

13 May 2004

Caxton goes totally digital

Caxton Magazines has announced that from 1 October 2003 they will accept only digital advertising material, which must be in 'X1A PDF format'. Analogue material submitted after October 1, 2003 (positives and negatives), will be subject to a digital conversion fee payable by the supplier. Queries: Mr...

31 Aug 2003

Creda gives edge to Code with award

First Paper House recently bestowed Code with both a Merit and a Top Honours award for the Annual Reports category in their Grand Prix awards ceremony held in August. The printing was done by Creda.

11 Sep 2002

Creda leads first stage of Sappi Printer of the Year Awards

Creda Communications, one of South Africa's largest sheet-fed printers, has won five Bronze medals in the lead-up to the prestigious Sappi Printer of the Year Awards - more than any other entrant. Two of the Bronzes are in the printed books category, two in magazines, and one in annual reports. It...

6 Jun 2002

Print & Repro Africa 2003

Print & Repro Africa 2003 will run alongside Graphics & Sign Africa and Communication Africa 2003, which will bring all aspects of the Print, Repro, Graphics & Media industries under one roof. For further information, contact: Graeme Ayerst on (011) 880-1028 or email

21 Nov 2001

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