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Welcome to Print on Demand

From self-publishing your own book to commercial printing and even branding your vehicle – Print On Demand is the affordable partner you can rely on. View some of the services we offer below.
Our core focus is serving publishers and business customers. We are the printers that focus on business outcomes not just page runs. We see ourselves as communications specialist with a wealth of insight into what works and what delivers returns. We don’t just ask our clients what must we print but we ask the more important WHY? Because what we produce should be the most relevant, the most effective and the most powerful means of speaking to our client’s customers – that’s what we do, we deliver impactful print solutions.
We work closely with our clients to ensure that we provide a valuable partnership that enables our partners to create efficiency through our on demand service, cut costs by leveraging our technology and ultimately enhance their offering in the market.
"Making your first publication a reality, taking your business printing quality to a whole new level"

Services Offered

Book Printing & Publishing
Print on Demand has extensive experience in book printing and production. Our core focus has been to serve the publishing community from day one and we continue to work closely with some of the most well known publishers in the industry and are proud of the relationships we have built and the work we have produced.

Print on Demand has a track record of successful book production in the education, academic and commercial and trade sectors with the printing of training manuals. Furthermore, we have also developed a large knowledge base over the years to educate and empower self-publishers. Self-publishers are important customers to us and we help them explore what their options are in the market, how we can add value to the process of them getting their book into circulation.

Ultimately, Print on Demand provides self-publishers with a platform that seeks to increase their sales, assist in marketing and promotion and do printing and distribution in the most efficient and cost-effective way possible. All authors have to do is market the link to their title on our online bookstore. It’s that simple.

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ISBN Number Registration
Learn how Print On Demand can assist you with your ISBN number registration.

We can assist with the registration of your ISBN number and/or the creation of a barcode, Print On Demand will always recommend you to always register your title for an ISBN number especially if it’s only for personal use, but if you intend on selling the book at all then we would suggest that you show a barcode on the back cover as well. Please note that these are “once off” costs.

For the registration of an ISBN number we need the following information:
  1. The full name of the title.
  2. Name and address of author or publisher – we wouldn’t recommend the use of a pseudonym for the registration name.
  3. Contact details: physical and/or postal address, telephone number, cell phone number, fax number, email address
  4. Is the publication available in one or more formats i.e. print only or print and eBook, etc.
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ISBN Number Registration R250 including VAT
ISBN Barcode Generation R250 including VAT
ISBN Number/Barcode R450 including VAT

We offer a same day service for the generation of SA barcodes. Email us your ISBN number, and we will send you your barcode back the same day. We can produce any SA Barcode you require.

ISBN Registration Form

ISBN Registraion

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Business Printing
Commercial printing is a fancy way of saying the marketing and sales collateral that we print for businesses.

Whether you’re an entrepreneur that is just starting out, a small business owner or a director at a large corporation you will need to have printed collateral to leave behind with customers, stakeholders and shareholders.

Your business card may be small, but don’t underestimate its value – even in today’s digital world.

Poorly produced business cards don’t just end up at the backs of drawers; they affect your credibility with potential customers! Why not impress them instead?

At Print on Demand, we have invested in technology that automates the process of printing marketing and sales collateral. We call this our web – to – print solution. What this means for you as a company is that we work hand in hand with your team to upload all of your branding, logo and sales and marketing collateral to a secure website that is password-protected. We then brand this secure portal with your company look and feel and then whenever any employee needs a business card or a brochure they simply log in, select the item, request cost approval and print.

We receive the order, print and deliver it in time for the meeting. No fuss, no waiting, and no costly storage. It’s that simple.
Educational Binding Requirements
Theses and Dissertations: Different educational institutions such as universities & colleges have different format requirements for theses and dissertations binding. Our Binding department can meet any format requirement which includes binding full cloth with gold lettering embossed on front and on the spine of the cover. Examiner’s copies are also bound.

Our Binding department can meet any format requirement which includes binding full cloth with gold lettering embossed on front and on the spine of the cover. Examiner’s copies are also bound.

Faculties and student bodies from many different academic institutions within South Africa require different binding options, we are familiar with the different institution requirements and standards.

Below is a list of universities and study institutions that require thesis binding:

Universities and study Institutions

University of Cape Town (UCT)
University of the Free State (UFS)
University of the Western Cape
University of the Witwatersrand (WITS)
University of Johannesburg
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN)
University of Pretoria
University of Limpopo
University of South Africa (UNISA)
University of Stellenbosch
University of Swaziland
University of Zululand
Vega School of Brand Leadership
Walter Sisulu University (WSU)
Cape Peninsula University of Technology
Cranefield College
Durban University of Technology (DUT)
Henley Business School
Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA)
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU)
North-West University (NWU)
Regent Business School
Rhodes University
Therapon University
Tshwane University of Technology (TUT)
UKZN Graduate School of Business & Leadership (GSB)


Thesis and dissertation printers & binders

Print on Demand is one of the very best thesis printing & binding service providers in Cape Town, South Africa.

Service
Standard service is 5 to 7 days.

24-hour service operates as follows:
Only available for perfect binding. see binding
If Thesis / Theses are received by 8.30am we will do our absolute best to complete by 8.30am the following morning, Monday to Friday. This is, however, dependent on how much capacity is available in production. A surcharge of 50% for the 24-hour service.
*Please call us to confirm to avoid disappointment.
We deliver anywhere in South Africa
Once your thesis has been bound, you can either collect it from us in person, or we can arrange delivery to yourself, your college or your department.

Quality assured
All our binding is carried out to exacting standards by highly experienced craftsmen. The high level we offer can make a real difference to the final result of your work.

Your thesis will be traditionally hand-sewn, stitched, stapled or glued and bound dependent upon the paper the thesis is printed on.

During the binding process, only the best materials are used.

Get in touch with Print on Demand
Print on Demand is based in Cape Town, South Africa.

Print on Demand
5 Koets Road
Parow Industria
South Africa
Tel: 021 951 1464
Fax: 086 588 9591

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Book Binding Options

PUR Bound: This is the preferred binding method of most mainstream publishers. It is stronger and more durable although slightly more expensive than Perfect binding, in addition a PUR bound book will typically require 24 hours for the book to set and is therefore not suitable for urgent deliveries.

Perfect Bound: Your standard square back softcover book binding method, the book needs to be 64 pages or more for this method to ensure a strong bind. To have text printed on the spine the book would need to be around 80 pages otherwise it’s too thin for text.

Saddle stitch: Also referred to as “two wire” stitching, this is a stapled book and us used for books below 64 pages. Your page count must be divisible by 4, if not, blank pages are added to the back of your book to make up for the shortfall.

Coil bound: Also referred to as plasticoil or spiral bound (like our old roadmap books). Recommended for books less than 25mm thick, between 48 and 470 pages.

Dust Jacket Hardcover: The case (technical term for the cover) can be bound with a printed lining or a material lining like book cloth, vinyl etc but would need to be foiled or blind embossed as we cannot print on these materials, a dustjacket is printed creased and wrapped around the case.

Casewrap Hardcover: The case (technical term for the cover) can be bound with a printed lining or a material lining like book cloth, vinyl etc but would need to be foiled or blind embossed as we cannot print on these materials.

Thesis Binding: Most theses binding is case wrapped i.e. a hard cover with gold lettering, the case or cover material can be in red black or green.

Have you got an old book that needs repairing, give us a call, we can help.

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Print on Demand
5 Koets Road,
Parow Industria
Signage & Branding
Whether you’re looking to put up a bold new sign at the top of your building or redo your storefront for the next season or simply want to get add some privacy to that glass boardroom we can print it all. Whether you’re looking for something plain, something with a pattern or want help designing your own if it comes to signage, branding and interiors; Print on Demand is your go to.

We believe that vehicle decals, wrapping and branding deserve a special mention in this section as they provide a high exposure and low-cost means of getting your business out there. Do not underestimate the power of having your company name or website on your vehicles – think how many more visits your site will get and how many new quotes that can generate.

No sign is a sign of no business. In the industry branding and signage is known as large format printing because it is these items which bear the mark of your business, that create brand awareness, tell people what products and services you offer and bring customers in off the street.

Most branding elements are commonly put up at your office factory and other business premises. These take the form of signage that includes your logo, business name, images, services you offer, trading hours and contact details. These can be put up as light boxes, created out of flexi face PVC or pasted down as sticker decals or vinyl on the windows and doors.

Does your company often host events? Training seminars, sales workshops and customer networking events all need signage and branding. Here vinyl, wallpapers, sticker decals, hanging and pull up banners are all important ways to make your mark both on the event space and in the minds of your attendees.

The most effective signage and branding solution available is vehicle branding. Whether it’s just placing your company details on the side of your delivery van or doing full vehicle wrapping on an entire logistics fleet, do not underestimate the new business and sales power of owning a mobile billboard in the form of your vehicles carrying your company’s services across the city.
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A variety of printing services under one roof

Print On Demand is a term used in the printing industry to describe the process of instantly (yes same day) printing only what you need when you need it.
For instance in the past if you were having a seminar or a conference with 50 delegates attending a forum on the future of printing in Cape Town South Africa, it would normally have to print a few hundred or thousand brochures to make the price per unit produced a reasonable price, that has all changed with Print On Demand you can now print exactly the right amount of printed product required for your conference only a day before the conference takes place, and print exactly the right amount of printed product for the correct amount of delegates, wasting nothing in the process.

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"Print on Demand is my printer of choice and a true strategic business partner! Thanks guys, for always giving New Voices Publishing Services great service and beautiful books!"
"Crystal Marcus, baie dankie vir julle fantastiese vinnige diens, die boek lyk super professioneel, en ek sal defenitief vir julle aan beveel"
"I would just like to extend my thanks to all at Print on Demand..."

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