FAQ Labels for Africa

  • What are Labels for Africa’s Lead times?
    • JHB = 5 days after Proof approval
    • KZN = 6 days after Proof approval
    • CPT = 7 days after Proof approval
  • What substrates(materials) can Labels for Africa print onto?
    • Semi Gloss, Semi Gloss Board, Cast Gloss
    • Transfer Ultra,Thermal Transfer Poly Matt
    • DairyFilm,  Poly Matt,  Silver Poly Prop
    • Clear Poly Prop, Vinyl 330
    • Heat Transfer (Pre Flame)
  • What Artwork format does Labels for Africa need?
    • An Unprotected High Resolution PDF file with fonts as curves.
  • Why are there tooling costs and what are they?
    • If there is no die to match your size or design, a new die has to be made. R2500 – R3500 excl. VAT
    • If a spot UV varnish is required and we do not have a matching cylinder in our library a new print cylinder has to be made. R3500 excl. VAT
  • Are there any label size limitations?
    • Xeikon Print Label size < than 322mm x 5500mm.
    • Finished Label size < 322mm wide x 571mm long
  • What finishing options are available from Labels for Africa?
    • Full Uv Varnish Matt or Gloss
    • Spot UV Varnish Matt or Gloss
    • Lamination, matt or Gloss
    • Gold and Silver Foil effect