About

If you can print it, on it or with it – The GAPP Magazine covers it.

With an Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC) Certified Distribution, The GAPP Magazine reaches key decision makers in the Printing, Packaging, Signage, Graphics, Advertising, Corporate and FMCG industries. Our readers are the decision-makers, movers and shakers behind this multi-billion rand industry.

This premium industry publication boasts top level editorial content that is complemented by a sophisticated look and feel. We are the media that covers the print, packaging and signage in Africa

The GAPP Magazine is published by Sentient Publishing, which has been creating high quality, targeted, business-to-business publications for over 16 years. We provide our clients with the most appropriate targeted media solution, incorporating print and digital media technology.

Our cutting edge print and interactive electronic media solutions offer an accountable, professional service that delivers sustainable return on investment for our clients. Our publication designs are chic and modern, incorporating current trends that are both visually appealing and impactful. Sentient Publishing also owns and manages a unique opt-in database.

Simply put, this means your client wants to hear from us. A 100% black owned and managed, BEE Company, Sentient Publishing has BEE Level 1 certification.

Graphics

New developments in graphics including awards, new software and international trends.

Graphics the art or technique of engraving, etching, drypoint, woodcut, lithography, signage, packaging on print media, by which copies of an original design are printed from a plate or block.
if you can print on it or with it - The GAPP Magazine will cover it.

We cover effective use of typography, visual arts, and page layout techniques to create visual compositions, and investigate visual communication through the use of typography, photography and illustration. 

Advertising

Covers the role that print plays within the media environment.  Cross media developments featuring print, video, e-mail and personalised applications for driving campaigns, Print Buying, Brand Building and Concept Development.

The printed medium in advertising can be extremely informative compared to other media types which offer limited engagement. The advertiser has the ability to completely explain the features and benefits of its product in a one-page magazine, newspaper ad or brochure.

Companies that want to market a more expensive product through print media can create a comprehensive sales kit, including upmarket leaflets, a sales letter, and a business card, all enclosed in a printed marketing folder.

Printing

The GAPP covers a wide range of printed products, which traditionally include Digital Colour Machines, Offset Litho Machines, Textile Inkjet Printers, T-shirt Printers, Carton Printing Machines, Imagesetters, Plate Processors, CNC Cutting Machines, Collating Machines, Foiling Machines, Guillotine Machines, Vacuum Pumps, Digital Inks, Flexo Inks, Screen Printing Inks, Water Based Inks, Wide Format Inks, UV Inks, Paper Merchants, Digital Paper, PVC Flexible Banners, Sublimation Paper, Textiles, Wide Format Digital Paper, Pop up Banners, X Banners, Display Systems, Cutting Sticks, Guillotine Knives, Lamps, Rubber Rollers, Magnets, Bottling Machines, Bag Packaging Machines, Bar Code Printers, Cartoning Machines, Extruders, Filling Machines, Heat Sealers, Injection Moulders, Packaging Machines, Sleeving Machines and so much more.


Packaging

All the latest trends and developments in packaging, focusing on product awareness and case studies.

Leading commercial printers' case studies; In-plant developments; Trends in document printing & finishing,  pharmaceutical packaging, Large format,  Security & speciality printing, Soft proofing, Consumables, UV packaging and printing, Power of print on demand, Variable data, PDF and VDP. Workflow – making most of MIS, 3D printing, Wide format revitalising the marketplace, Lowdown on labelling.

With The GAPP Brand we have everything in the world of packaging and print all wrapped up in a media format that covers all of Africa.