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

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

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

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

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
Ksh 20- 35
Ksh 40 - 50
ii)                  Offset printing poster prices
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.

Places to print in Nairobi, Kenya

Many people may be wondering where are the places to get printing services and companies in Nairobi.  No, you don’t need to search because these articles will describe where to get small and Kenya’s top printing companies in Kenya. Although, the small printing firms has been associated with river rd, in Nairobi central district, this is not always the case because a number of printing firm are also found on different street in Nairobi as well. 

This are places to easily find printing companies in Nairobi:
1)      River road
2)      Sheikh Karume road
3)      Kirinyaga road
4)      Cross road
5)      Industrial area
6)      Mfangano street
7)      Munyu road
8)      Among others places.

If you don’t have time to move around shopping for printing services, visit the printing companies directory HERE as save yourself time.

Sunday, 25 May 2014

Importing machines in to Kenya

As a matter of facts, there is no constant supplier of printing machines in to Kenya market. Thus those who has wishes to ventured in printing business have had to sources a lot and incurred huge expensive in importing the printing machines in to Kenya.

After a through researched we come to realized if you looking to buy printing machines or sell used one, you should consider talking to  MORLANS EUROMA in france. The firm has over 400 types of printing machines and they offer lowest price in the market. However, it is worth noting they only stock used and quality printing machines.

 For more detail visit their websites or email the on

Printing Packaging Machinery by VK Engineers

VK ENGINEERS Leading manufacturer and suppliers of printing packaging machinery have the following machines for sale.
1-Rotogravour 1 to 10 color (3 model and  as per customer requirement )
2-slitting machines (Drum type, central shaft, cantilever)
3- stretch wrapping (700mm&1000mm and as per customer Requirement )
4-core cutter  (Standard types ,screw type, pnuematic/multi core cutting  )
5- Lamination Machines
6- Web Aligner system (SRA, unwinding , pavot)
7-BOPP Coating Machines
8- BOPP Tape slitter Machines( Mini type &800mm,1000mm,1250mm,1350mm)
9-Doctoring Rewinder Machine
10- Trim Winder Machines
11- Other Product’s ( Speare Part

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