The application of advanced, automated technology throughout the printing process improves efficiency and lead times and guarantees consistent high quality results on nearly any format. Level Four BEE accreditation and value adding supplier status ensure that 125% of procurement spend with Paarl Media will apply towards the client’s own BEE scorecard. Total empowerment shareholding in the Paarl Media Group is currently valued in excess of R1 billion.
As a proudly South African company, Paarl Media acknowledges the importance of preserving the natural resources that sustain all life for future generations, and recognise their responsibility towards the achievement thereof. Paarl Media is committed to the implementation of environmentally sound business practices to minimise their ecological impact. The group was the first in Africa to achieve FSC CoC certification.
Paarl Media Cape
With the amalgamation of Paarl Gravure and Paarl Web into Paarl Media Cape, clients are now offered both heatset web-offset and publication gravure printing for the production of high to medium volume commercial work, magazines and catalogues under one roof. The one plant has an extended capability to deliver more than 125 000 tons annually to ensure that clients enjoy the most efficient production for all their individual requirements.
Paarl Media Gauteng
Based in Johannesburg, Paarl Media Gauteng specialises in quality commercial web offset printing of high to medium volume, quality commercial work and magazines. The plant provides for short runs of 10 000 up to long runs of about three million copies. The flexibility of the presses, including an 80-page manroland Lithoman, offers a wide range of formats, allowing for innovative designs of commercial material and magazines on nearly any substrate. Paarl Media Gauteng is 16% owned by loveLife’s Kurisani Investments.
Paarl Media KZN
In response to client demand, Paarl Media is investing in the set up of a high quality web offset printing plant in Durban, which will be ideally suited for commercial work and magazines.
Paarl Media Paarl
Paarl Media Paarl in Paarl is 16% owned by loveLife’s Kurisani Investments and specialises in the printing of books, school books, smaller print runs of high quality specialist magazines, promotional and direct marketing material, as well as financial reports. Primary printing technology includes advanced multicolour sheetfed presses and specialised commercial web offset presses. The bindery offers state of the art equipment, including PUR capability. Paarl Media Paarl services book publishers, niche market magazine publishers, advertising agencies and retailers countrywide.
Paarl Coldset delivers cost effective printing of newspapers and commercial publications through five plants nationally. The large, modern newspaper printing plants are located in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Bloemfontein and Port Elizabeth. Their fully automated mail rooms offer extensive folding, collating and inserting capabilities.
Paarl Labels is a specialist label printing facility in Paarl, offering UV flexo self-adhesive labels for the wine industry, cosmetics, petro-chemical and food and beverage market.
A 4-page tabloid carrying loose retail inserts, that reaches 99% of all Gauteng income with weekly distributions of more than 2 million copies to LSM 6-10 households, including reaching gated communities.