On a wet and wild evening The Turbine Hall in Newtown was aflutter with the best that Graphic design had to offer. The prize giving for 2012 The Art of Design took place on Thursday, 4 September with some of the industries biggest names braving the weather to congratulate the plethora of talent on show.Read more
Performa Alto’s high-yield, multi-layer Chemi Thermo Mechanical Pulp (CTMP) structure combines the purity of Solid Bleach Sulphate (SBS) Boards with the toughness, bulk and run-ability of folding
boxboards.... Read more
Antalis is proud to introduce our latest Conqueror Bamboo promotion ‘Your gift to the Earth’ consisting of a double sided wrapping paper printed on 100gsm conqueror Bamboo Crema as well as a beautiful greeting card printed on the Natural White 250gsm... Read more
Improving the power of touch!
During March 2012 Antalis South Africa (Pty) Ltd proudly added Cocoon Silk and gloss Extra White 100% FSC™ recycled to their extensive range of papers they represent. Read more
Conqueror’s ‘Typographic Games’
challenges world-class creatives at the peak of their performance to use imaginative typography and graphics to go for Gold! Conqueror, the premium paper brand from Arjowiggins Creative Papers, announces its ‘Typographic Games’Read more
Smooth sailing for Antalis at the 2011 Sign Africa Show
When asked for his first thoughts on the success of the 2011 Sign Africa show Keith Solomon, Director of Antalis said, “It’s not often that I am worried at a lack of sleepless nights! This year was the smoothest set up for the show I’ve ever experienced – which is some feat considering we’ve exhibited for 13 years now.”’Read more
Antalis partner with EskoArtworks bringing passion for service to South Africa
“Late last month, whilst we attended the LabelExpo held in Brussels, we finally put pen to paper when we signed the distributorship agreement with EskoArtworks. They are a leader in the packaging and flexo solutions arenas, their products fit well with other products in our portfolio and our goal is to work with the number one supplier in each of the domains we serve. In this domain EskoArtworks are it!” said Keith Solomon, Director of Antalis South Africa (Pty) Ltd.Read more
Antalis Launches Art of Design 2012! ENTER now! - Actually we love anything that takes paper and uses it in exciting and inspired ways. So, guess we also love origami. We are one of the largest paper distributors of traditional and digital printing papers. Sounds pretty dull if you put it that way, so let’s try another way – we are the distributors of the materials that inspire and enable your greatest designs. Read more
ANTALIS SOUTH AFRICA – THE LARGEST FSC™ CERTIFIED PAPER MERCHANT!
Our official FSC certification was awarded on 2 August 2010 but in reality, the journey to Corporate Responsibility, began some time ago.
Marketing and Purchasing Director David James explains “We are extremely proud to be the largest paper merchant in South Africa and Botswana to receive this certification, illustrating our commitment in managing our supply chain to the strict criteria laid out by Forestry Stewardship Council™, a tangible reflection of Antalis’ responsibility to the environment“.
Arctic paper recognises World Book Day - Preserve the printed word in schools and education!
There is a disconcerting trend where reading comprehension among young people is gradually decreasing. The trend is visible throughout the entire OECD area, where measurements have been carried out every three years since 2000 through the so-called PISA-survey, Programme for International Student Assessment.
When Arctic Paper recognises this year's World Book & Copyright Day, the focus is on the value of reading comprehension and the significance of the printed word in education.
The Collective Power of Five5 Launch - Arjowiggins Creative Papers
“The number 5 has always carried significance in the lives of man. In numerology, it is the number of harmony and balance. In religion it’s the number of divine grace. In the Mayas it was considered the symbol of perfection. We have 5 senses, 5 chakras, 5 elements and so it goes on...”
Early in March 2011, Antalis South Africa, in conjunction with Arjowiggins, nationally launched the new Arjowiggins piece aptly named ‘The Power of Five5’; designed byPaul Hinch of Grid Worldwide Branding and Design and printed by Hansa Print Cape Town. Each brochure made use of one of the five papers being showcased namely: Skin Curious Collection, Rives Dot and Tradition, Conqueror Bamboo, and Curious Translucents.
The star attraction at the launch of Masuga, the sweet paper from Sappi, distributed exclusively by Antalis South Africa was well known, successful television cook, published author and Woolworth’s ambassador Justin Bonello.
The mouth-watering food and impressive event saw Justin give a cooking demonstration that expressed Masuga's branding as 'Sappi's sweet paper' whilst highlighting the analogies between food preparation and paper production with perfect results determined by the best ingredients and a foolproof 'cooking method.
Antalis South Africa (Pty) Ltd hosted the 12th prestigious Art of Design 2010 biannual Awards event at the Country Club Johannesburg on 19 August 2010hosting an impressive exhibition with 750 design pieces.
The Art of Design competition not only rewards Graphic Designers for originality and design excellence with a particular focus on the creative use of paper, but aims to inspire thinking, big ideas, paper usage and beautiful presentation. It is Antalis’ way in which we support growth of the South African Graphic Design industry; Antalis’ has enthusiastically hosted this competition for an uninterrupted 24 years.
A panel of 9 judges were selected from the Graphic Design industry. Lorraine Du Plessis from Studio 5 was the head judge.
Judges based their decisions on a number of design criteria these included, whether or not the design solved a problem and added value, its level of creativity, innovation or originality and level of impact ‘was there magic. Read More
Great news - Conqueror is a Superbrand
We just got the 2010 Business Superbrands voting results
back from The Centre for Brand Analysis. Conqueror has
retained Business Superbrands status for 2010 – great news!
The 2010 Superbrands annual. For 2010,
Conqueror case study would appear alongside
the strongest B2B and B2C brands in the UK.
Each year, this recognition is granted to outstanding
brands worldwide, such as FedEx or CNN.
The Superbrands February issue will become
the year’s definitive publication, profiling 2010’s
Business Superbrands and Consumer Superbrands
in a single volume.
Superbrands digital. The new, online platform will
bring the Superbrands annual to life using video,
animation and interactivity. We will keep you posted.
Conqueror Texture Laid has been chosen to be the paper
for the stationnery of the Nobel Peace Prize.
Thanks to the Swedish team the full kit of envelopes in C6,
C5 and C4 and letterhead in A4 have been preprinted on
Conqueror Laid. Two different types of printing techniques
are used: offset litho and gold foiled embossing.