Rebuilding the top press brands in South Africa

Once again Printech is in the lead and very proud as far as rebuilding the top press brands in South Africa with our Second KBA RA 105 five colour with coater and extended delivery equipped with SIS and FPC and many more.

We are in the fortunate position to see the real innards and workings of both makes and can give thorough advice on the way forward.

Printech as before rebuild Heidelberg as well as KBA and still maintain their high standard and top quality alternative to new presses with the same guarantee.

See our next Highlight Open house in the early new year with many new ideas to be displayed.




Third season of B2 events by KBA-Sheetfed starts

The third season of the series of events ” Built for Your Needs. The KBA B2 Presses ” will be taking place from 14 to 19 September. On four days, half-format printers and prospective customers will be able to obtain useful information on the B2 presses Rapida 75 PRO and Rapida 76.

Up to now, far more than 100 users from 14 countries have found out more about the two presses in a relaxed atmosphere, and have discovered the solutions they can produce even more successfully with in future.

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Qualified Print Demonstrator/ Instructor

Printech is looking for a Qualified Print Demonstrator/
Instructor (Specialist) that has in-depth operating knowledge (must be
able to run, show, instruct and advise on all print related problems and
do trouble shooting) on all Heidelberg Offset Printing equipment and KBA
Printing Presses.

Duties will include:
• Setting up presses to their original specs
• Perform operator training & fault finding
• Optimize and calibrate presses to colour standard
• Set the colour curves of presses to CTP systems


• Experienced on Image, impress and Axis Control, Colour Management, SID registration scanners, alcohol free printing, UV inks & varnishes, aqueous & iodine coatings, CITO systems, ISO and FOGRA certifications
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience in similar position
• Able to travel countrywide at short notice
• Knowledge on all quality measurements systems of the abovementioned machines
• Speak and understand German in order to communicate with external suppliers.
• Ground knowledge of pre-press and bindery equipment is crucial.
• Knowledge of consumable product in the print industry is essential.

We offer a competitive salary package with excellent company benefits.
Send CV to: or fax: 021 556 0980

PRINTECH partners with KINYO

A world leader in the production of Offset Printing Blankets

It gives us great pleasure to announce that as from 1 May, 2017, a strong, collaborative partnership with Kinyo is at the heart of Printech in their further development into the industry’s consumable market.

For all customers currently using the Kinyo blanket, they know the quality of the blankets and the value to their business. Kinyo leads the industry with innovative blanket development – Quality First!

The commitment from Kinyo is to continue developing and extend blanket life on press. Working in conjunction with major press manufactures the Kinyo R&D facility is working to develop the best blankets available for all machine types and applications.

Kinyo are committed to producing blankets that are friendlier to our environment and also pride themselves on the quality of their service and technical support. There are achievements as ISEGA certification for the global packaging market, packaging conventional, mixed & UV ink blankets have ISEGA approval, are safe to be used in the printing of food packaging.

Offset printing is highly technical due to to the often complex nature of the finished products. Innovation and brand recognition are key factors which drive the development of new and exciting materials and products that not only meet and exceed our customers requirements in terms of performance but also offer maximum value for money.

Printech will have a comprehensive range of Kinyo blankets that are designed and manufactured to the highest standards to give maximum performance and reliability for every application.

For information and enquiries please contact:

Printech: Cape Town: 021 556 0980 (Michael Petersen)
Johannesburg: 011 314 0230 (Bruce Saunders)
Durban: 031 701 3559 (George Beck)

New Sales

1x Roland 306+L (6 colour plus coater)

Serial No.: 27278B
Year: 1998
Impressions: 77 million
– RCI Console




1x Heidelberg Four Colour Offset Printing Press

Model: Heidelberg XL 75-4p+LX
Year 2010
60 million Imp.
CP 2000
Axis control
Analox coating unit
DryStar with extended delivery







1x Heidelberg Four Colour Offset Printing Press

Model: Heidelberg SM 74-4p-H
Year: 1997
Impressions 110 million
CPC 1-04
Grafix powder spray

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Triumph Printing & Packaging latest installation

Triumph Printing & Packaging entrusts Printech for the supply of their Heidelberg XL 105 – 6 + LX. Printech has always recognized Triumph Printing to be at the forefront of technology, and during installation period, witnessed for ourselves that the plant operates as a first world European operation.

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Seeking Opportunities

“The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for circumstances they want and if they can’t find them, they make them”, George Bernard Shaw

We at Printech have taken the above quotation literarily. We understand that the “the good old days” have gone and we have to find ways to continue to prosper. The market is constantly moving and we are sticking to our mission to be innovative with market changes and adapt ourselves to meet those changes.

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The early years

As far back as 1981 it was clear that South African printers would find it increasingly difficult to buy a Printing Plant from a First World country, because of the exchange rate system. Thomas van den Oever had an innovative and revolutionary approach to this problem. His solution was to establish a factory that would import used Heidelberg printing presses, refurbish them to an as-new condition and supply them at a more affordable price.

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