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SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

Top Market Suppliers

Preferred supplier arrangements ensure our clients are receiving the highest quality and best value materials and services the market has to offer.

Digital Management Software

Our proprietary software electronically prices, schedules, tracks and monitors each individual order, from the various stages of production through to delivery and installation, ensuring everything flows according to plan.

Guaranteed Deliverability

We realize your order has to be there on time, and our reputation is built upon that promise. Guaranteed it will be ready on time!

WHY CHOOSE US

We are a full-service design, print and sign studio. Based in Alberton, Gauteng, we specialize in creating and producing vibrant eye-catching, quality commercial  signage for businesses nationwide. Our selection of products includes everything from direct UV flat-bed printing, custom signs, banners and laser cutting to vehicle wraps, decals and even fully customized branding / signs. Unlike purchasing from a third party, when you choose signage from us, you are buying direct from the manufacturing creators. You get the best deals on great custom signs without sacrificing the quality or integrity of your company. We have the experience and knowledge necessary to provide you with beautiful, durable, and well-built custom signs for any of your branding needs.

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Our Promise

“We at Arrow Branding are constantly looking for feedback on ways to improve our processes. Customers are surveyed regularly to ensure they are completely satisfied with our product and service offerings.”

– The Arrow Branding Team

Our Philosophy


We follow a customer centric approach from design to delivery

Faster Turnarounds


With unprecedented high-speed printers and a dedicated work force, we complete your jobs sooner rather than later, but understand, good work takes time, so does that 17 meter banner.

Artwork & Sampling


Would you like to know what your print looks like before you place an order for thousands of m2?

With digital printing you can. Simply send us a file and at a low cost we can print your artwork onto the media of your choice. Allow more flexibility in your advertising campaigns by having variable artworks in your print run. 

Print Quality


Available at real 720dpi, with CMYK colour inks for optimum colour accuracy across a comprehensive range of products.

Frequently Asked Questions

WHAT IS SOLVENT & DIRECT UV?

SOLVENT PRINTING is where the ink has a solvent that adheres the ink to the material below.  Solvent creates a chemical bond between the ink and the material that it’s being printed on. Best for indoor use.

DIRECT UV PRINTING is based on how the ink gets finished or cured, once the ink is printed onto the material, ultraviolet lights flash to rapidly cure the ink into place.  Inks that are involved in UV printing are instantly dried before the printing operator must handle them. Best for outdoor use.

WHY SIGNAGE IS IMPORTANT?

BRANDING AND VISIBILITY – Customers are more likely to buy from a business they have heard of than one they haven’t. Prominent, eye-catching signage exposes your business to people who over time may become customers and helps you build a strong brand.

DIFFERENTIATION – Your signage can help to differentiate you from the competition and build a truly unique brand. The more distinctive your signage, the more your business will stand out in the eyes of your potential customers and as long as your signage reinforces your unique point of difference, promoting your business 24/7.

FUNCTIONALITY – As well as having a promotional purpose, your signage also has a functional role to play in helping direct people to your business and merchandise as well as informing them when you are having a sale or promotion. This can help you raise awareness of your marketing activities and improve your customers’ experience.

WHAT ARE PANTONE COLOURS?

Pantone colors refer to the Pantone Matching System (PMS), a color matching system used by the printing industry whereby printing colors are identified by a unique name or number (as opposed to just a visual reference). This helps make sure that colors turn out the same from system to system and print run to print run.

WHY IS ARTWORK IMPORTANT?

Artwork is the step we take to prepare design files and layout for print.

It is as important as the design phase if we are to optimize the printed results.

The artwork phase most importantly includes ensuring photos and text are in the right colour space (CMYK or Spot colours), resolution of min. 300 dpi and setting up trim and bleed lines. 

At this stage we also make any final checks and amendments to the layout as per customer’s request.

All artworks will be confirmed by a customer before printing, therefore we will send a Design Proof with requested artwork to customer for a sign off.

WHAT IS VECTOR & RASTER GRAPHICS?

VECTOR – Vector graphics are comprised of paths, which are defined by a start and end point, along with other points, curves, and angles along the way. Paths can be used to create simple drawings or complex diagrams, which can be scaled to larger sizes without losing image quality. When you resize a vector graphic, the edges of each object within the graphic stay smooth and clean. Common types of vector graphics include .AI, .SVG, and .EPS files.

RASTER – Raster graphics are made of pixels, or tiny dots that use color and tone to produce the image. Pixels appear like little squares on graph paper when the image is zoomed in or enlarged. Each image can only contain a fixed number of pixels, the number of pixels determines the quality of the image. More pixels result in better quality at the same or larger sizes of the original, the lower the number of pixels, the lower the quality. This limits the size the image can be scaled up without being able to see pixels, make it larger or smaller and the image could appear blocky, or “pixelated”. Common types of vector graphics include .JPEGs, .PNG, and .BMP

WHY WE NEED VECTOR?

We need you to provide artwork in the correct format to stop errors creeping into artworks. Vectors are important because they include lots of information within the file – including fonts, images, text and layout which can provide you with the best result after print. 

WHAT IS RGB & CMYK?

RGB – RGB refers to the primary colors of light, Red, Green and Blue, that are used in monitors, television screens, digital cameras and scanners.

CMYK – CMYK refers to the primary colors of pigment: Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Black. These are the inks used on the press in “4-color process printing”.

The combination of RGB light creates white, while the combination of CMYK inks creates black. Therefore, it is physically impossible for the printing press to exactly reproduce colors as we see them on our monitors.


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10 Evans St, Alrode South,
Alberton, 1448

Hours

Mon – Thu: 8 am – 4.30 pm

Friday : 8 am – 4.00 pm

Sat / Sun: CLOSED


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