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Friday, 18 July 2014

EXPO EAST 2014 AFRIPACK

EXPO EAST 2014 AFRIPACK  in Nairobi (Kenya) is here and the following will be displayed.
 -          Machines for producing SOS shoppers, boutique bags and industrial bags
-          Bag making machines for flat bottom bags
-          Industrial sack lines
-          Flexos and Rotogravures
-          Machines for napkins , handkerchiefs, hygienic rolls, industrial rolls
-          Paper machines for paper mills
-          Tissue rolls complete lines
-          Slitter, Sheeters, Embossers
-          Laminators (solventless and solvent based)
-          Unwinders and Rewinders
-          Offset machines
-          Plastic bag welding machines
-          Guillotines
-          Extruders
-          Die cutters
-          Machines for gift wrap rolls
-          Machinery for corrugated boxes

Free free to attend the EXPORT AT kick Nairobi 

Thursday, 10 July 2014

Same Day Printing Services in kenya

There is a number of people who would love to know which printing company in Kenya offers the quickest delivery or even offer same day printing services.  well, there a number of Kenyan's top printing company,small printing shops that  offers exception same day delivery without compromising on the quality of the prints.

The list of the same day printing companies in Kenya  and quick turn round printing is guided by clients feedback and experiences which has been tested by the authors of the 'Printing in Kenya blog'.

Here are the quickest printing companies in Kenya:

1. Inkpaste Printers & Stationers - Email sales@inkpaste.co.ke web: www.inkpaste.co.ke 

2. Aviq Printers - sales@aviqprinters.co.ke / aviqprinters@gmail.com

most of the items that clients requires urgent delivery include, business cards,wedding cards, invitation cards, brochures, catalogues,conference materials, documents among others.

here are list of other printing companies in kenya - click HERE


Tuesday, 8 July 2014

Printing Of Promotional Material and Material



Promotional items   and branded items play a vital role in marketing, branding and creating products awareness. Promotional in Kenya are well done by some of the Kenya's Top Printing Company average Kenyan printing company and individuals printing shops. Printing of the promotional material in Kenya, vary from one printing firm to another depending on the resources they have and printing machines.
Printing companies in Kenya that may offer the promotional items are those printing companies that have the following machines:
1.       Large Format Printing Machines – this may be used print stickers, banners, branding stickers among others promotional material.
2.       Screen Printing Machines -  used to print items like T-shirts among other branding items
3.       Offset Printing Machines - may be used to print calendars, note books, business cards among others paper related printing services.
Although in most cases we think that top Kenyans or the leading printing company in Kenya are best when comes to providing printing services, that may not be true when comes to printing of promotional material since they are known for delaying the job.
Here some of the promotional items that you consider to market your business.
ü  T- Shirts
ü  Overall and aprons
ü  Umbrellas
ü  Calendars
ü  Diaries
ü  Note books
ü  Caps
ü  Bags
ü  Pens and other stationary
Among others
Get list of printing companies in Kenya Here

Saturday, 21 June 2014

Printing Machines For Sales

Cutecma is offering the following full press printing machines.

PRINTING
HEIDELBERG OHT A4
Serial: 107796N

HEIDELBERG KORD 64
Serial #357993

HEIDELBERG MO-S,
Serial #608503
9 Mio.

ALBERT FRANKENTHAL ALA 570
Print & Die Cutting cylinder

CUTTING
POLAR 80 EL, # 4/59342

FOLDING
STAHL K 66-4 KZI, # 12343
STAHL 58/4KL

DRILLING
NAGEL CITIBORMA 480 ab
4-Head

POST PRESS
CAMCO AUTO STITCHER
2 Head, 2 Feeder

VEB POLYGRAPH SADDLE STITCHER
6 Station,
2 Head Stitching
1 Müller Martini Three Knife

PLANAX PERFECT BINDER FII

DUPLO DC 10 COLLATOR

KÜRÜ COLLATOR
6 Station, Horizontal

STRAPEX PACKING
package stripping machine
In case of any interest please send us your maximum offer for the complete package.


For more printing machines for sales, click HERE

Sunday, 15 June 2014

PRINTING PAPERS IN KENYA



Most of the papers are vailable in kenya market, but here are a few papers that are often in the market.

Here are among common offset printing and computer papers in Kenya

ü Art paper
 Newsprint papers
Manila paper and board
Art cards/boards
Avoline board
Cover boards
Brown Kraft paper
Bank paper
ü White lined chipboard
Duplex board
Mg covers
 Duplicating paper
Straw boards
 Self-adhesive papers (adestor/oji/crstal)
Pvc white /clear
Improved newsprint
Colored bank papers
Colored newsprint papers
Royal executive papers
Conquerors paper
Excalibur paper
 Pinstripe papers
 Colored bond papers
 Photocopy papers
ü Folding box boards
 Book papers
 Label papers
 Grey boards
Core boards
Paper cores
 Grease proof
Sugar paper
Ammonia paper
 Wax paper
Salivate paper
 Directory paper
 Embossed papers
Special papers
Art paper
ü Self adhesive paper
ü Label paper
ü Duplex board / white-lined chipboard
ü Manilas
ü Mg covers
ü Brown kraft
ü Book paper / duplicating papers
ü Ivory boards
ü Folding box boards
ü Embossed boards
ü Directory paper
ü Photocopy paper
ü Bulk mechanical
ü Core boards

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Wednesday, 11 June 2014

Commercial Books Needed In a Company/ Organisation

Although with invention of technology oriented style, accounting packages which requirement computer systems and the need to eliminated filing and paper work in offices has seen number of commercial books required by companies reduce drastically. However, with this invention, we cannot ignore some books remain vocal and cannot be replaced or they are used to supplements the computer systems.
Some of the common books used by companies include:
·        Receipt books
·        Delivery books
·        Invoices book
·        Complimentary slip books
·        Quotation books
·        Gate pass books
·        Cash sale books
·        Job cards / book
·        Among others

TO order the books click Here


Tuesday, 10 June 2014

PAPER MIDDLE EAST 2014 EXHIBITION

The biggest paper,boards,tissue,printing and packaging largest exhibition will be coming down at Cairo EGYPT. The paper ,board,tissue,printing and packaging  PAPER MIDDLE EAST 2014 will happen between 22th - 24th October 2014. To Book for a stand Here.

Packaging and plastic industry - Compack exp

Much has been said and more remains unanswered about the packaging and plastic industry in Kenya. But the organisers of Compack expo exhibition in Kenya 2014 had in mind to bring all the industry players in packaging and plastics industry in Kenya and around the globe. The Compack expo which ended recently started June 02 – 04 2014 saw a number of people and companies display various products in packaging and plastic industry.

Compack expo – KICC was well arranged, however, the plastic industry being on the basement served as disadvantage to those who displayed down. We hope next years the planners would do a better job

Concern participants

Printing services in Kenya

Printing industry in Kenya is one of the most advanced and most placed in East Africa. This is as a result of high investment in printing machines, printing equipment and papers supplies among other related things. There are number of printing services offer in Kenyan market and this include, computer printing services, typesetting ,graphic designs, offset printing, screen printing, large format printing, digital printing, among others.
i)                 Computer printing services
ii)                Digital printings
iii)              Graphic designs
iv)              Screen printing
v)                Offset printing

vi)              Large format printing 

Printing companies in Kenya, may offer all or some of the above categories depending on the printing machines and equipment they have in their production.
you can access the printing company directory and have a printing quote from the printing firms.

Friday, 30 May 2014

Printing Machines for Sales – First Graphic


First graphic is leading supplier of offset printing machines, bindery machines, carton printing machines and self adhesive label is pleased to offer the following printing machines for sale - sheet feed machines, for offset press.


Printing Machines for Sales

ROLAND R712-SW Age 2008
Twelve Colour offset Press, Convertible 12/0 or 6/6 Perfecting, Maberg Non-stop Feeder with steel plate, Alcosmart, CCI, RCI

ROLAND 606 3B Age 1990
6 colour offset press, Steel Plate in Feeder, Rolandmatic, RCI 2, Remote Register, Chrome Impression Cylinders

ROLAND R505+LV Age 2008
Five colour offset press, 6th Unit Coater, RCI, PPL Autoplate, Roland-Matic DELTA dampening, Technotrans refrigeration unit

ROLAND 308P Age 1998
8 colour sheet fed offset press, Convertible 8/0 or 4/4 perfecting, alcohol dampening, Technotrans, CCI densometer,

ROLAND 202 TOB Age 1989
2 colour sheet fed offset press, Mabeg feeder, Rolandmatic, Quick action plate clamps, Chrome impression cylinder

HEIDELBERG CD102-6+L Age 1990
Six Colour offset Press, Seventh Unit Tower coater, CPC 1-02 with cassette memory, CP-Tronic, Alcolor Dampening

HEIDELBERG SM102VP Age 1979
Four Colour Offset Press, Convertible 4/0 or 2/2 Perfecting, Heidelberg Stream feeder, Steel plate in feeder

HEIDELBERG SM52-5P2 Age 1998
Five colour sheet fed offset press, Heidelberg Stream feeder, Convertible 5/0 or 1/4 Perfecting, CPC1-02, CP-Tronic, Alcolor

HEIDELBERG SM52-4P Age 1997
Four colour sheet fed offset press, Convertible 4/0 or 2/2 perfecting, CPC 1-04 with smart card reader, CP Tronic, Autoplate

HEIDELBERG GTOZ-52 Age 1988
Two colour offset press, Chrome plate cylinders, Quick action plate clamps with pin register, Alcohol Dampening

RYOBI 525GX Age 2007
Five colour offset press, Ryobi automatic inking PCS-H, Ryobimatic alcohol dampening, SAPC - semi-automatic plate change

RYOBI 522E Age 1996
Two Colour Offset Press, Conventional Dampening System

KOMORI L628+LX Age 1994
Six Colour Offset Press, Seventh Unit Tower Coater, PQC, Komorimatic, Autoplate, Technotrans Refrigeration,

For full details, photographs and price, contact Mr. Philip Parkinson  OR Visit www.firstgraphic.com

Monday, 26 May 2014

Posters printing Prices in Kenya



Many people do get confused between posters, flyers, leaflets, brochures and stickers in most cases when they making their printing orders, or even explaining their requirements. The true of the matter is, poster is often printed on one side, and is either placed on public places or given if the sizes is either A5, OR A4. However, on other hand, brochures and often printed both side and mostly folded, once, twice or thrice.

Printing posters in Kenya
Posters are one of the products that are commonly ordered in Kenya for printing. The good things are that, most of the top printing companies in Kenya and even small printers do undertake poster printing services. However, depending on the machines the printing firm has other mat be limited to some sizes of posters they can print. As a matter of facts, most of the printing companies in Kenya would easily print A5- A3 size without any problem. This is because an average printing company in Kenya has either digital or offset printing machines that can perform A5, A4,OR A3 posters. You can peruse on the printing companies directories to check which printing company can perform your task well, without compromising on the quality of the print.

Posters printing machines
Depending on the size posters can be printed on several machines.
1)      Digital printing machines – most people o printing firms do use digital printing technology when the prints are just a few pieces. It is not economical to print 1- 150 pcs of posters on offset machines. Although, digital printing has several advantages, it is good to note most of the digital printing machines can only print up to A3 SIZE, thus making it ok to printing A5, A4 and A3 posters.
2)      Offset printing machines – most of the offset printing machines own by Kenyans top printing companies can print posters from A5 , A4, A3,A2 ,A1 and even A0. Even with this in mind, it economical to print at least 1000 PCS OF posters on offset machines. This offset printing machines are ideal for long runs, and bulk poster printing services.
3)      Large format printing machines- if someone what bigger posters, i.e. A1 but on small quantity he may have option of doing it on large format. The only difference is that, when posters are printed on large format. The prices are charged per m2 and not per ream or Pcs as it is on digital printing or offset printing services.

Posters papers
Most of the posters are printed on the following papers:
1)      Art paper – Either gloss or matte and Mostly full colour posters
2)      Bond paper – not in most cases
3)      Newsprint papers – mostly on one colour publicity posters.

Posters Prices in Kenya 

The prices of poster may vary from one printer to another due to the following reason:
1.       The  type of machines used -  if  the posters quotation is bases on digital printing the prices may be higher than compared to those printed on offset printing. Moreover, printing posters on one colour machines at a type and four colour offset printing machines may vary greatly.
2.       Size – The prices of A4, A3, A2 OR A1 posters will always be different. A4 may be cheaper compared to A2 due to paper size different, as a result of paper pricing and printing runs
3.       Paper prices and Gsm- the heavy the paper the more it is costly and poster prices, vary depending on the prices the printing company get from the papers suppliers and the GSm in which the client what his or her posters printed on. Most average posters are on art paper 130gsm and 150 gsm.
4.       Quantity – offset printing is often determined by quantity, more the quantity the less the price and vice versa.
5.       Quality the posters being printed – well printed posters, well design on quality paper may be expensive as compared to cheap printing. Moreover, a full colour poster may be costly that a one or two colour poster printing.

Here is an averages poster printing prices in Kenya market
i)                    Digital printing poster prices
A4
A3
Ksh 20- 35
Ksh 40 - 50
ii)                  Offset printing poster prices
A4
A3
Ksh 8- 15
Ksh 12 - 25

NB; the above prices will depend on the printer’s profit margin and quantity ordered. Remember, quality posters are as a good a quality designs and papers used. Printing services in Nairobi.