About Us Suppliers to the Flexographic and Litho Indusrty

Who We Are

TAD Printing Products was established in 2014. Adrian Gildenhuys, a veteran of 30 years in the printing industry, took over the reins in 2015 after the closure of PrinTech Pty Ltd. We have four exciting agencies in MacDermid Flexo Photopolymer Plates and Ipagsa Offset Plates and associated chemistry, Trelleborg Rollin Blankets and Cron HDI Flexo Hardware.

We strive to bring you the latest technologies, quality products supported by technical know-how in a friendly professional manner.

What We Do

TAD Printing Products supplies high quality imported consumables, hardware and software to the Printing Industry. We endeavour to supply quality products, backed by technical support and good service. We continue to look for ways to innovate and to add value to our customers. We believe in building partnerships with our customers but also with their other suppliers in order to support the customer’s needs.

Key Personnel

Adrian Gildenhuys

Director Cape Town

Adrian has in excess of thirty years’ experience in the printing industry. Starting as an apprentice working his way into a management position. In 1997 he left the production environment to join the supply side of the industry. Here he soon built a reputation for quality service combined with technical support. In 2006 he started Flexo Pre-Press & Press Supplies cc, 4 years later he merged with PrinTech Pty Ltd to gain a national footprint and direct international agencies. After the closure of PrinTech Pty Ltd in July 2015, Adrian took control of TAD Printing Products and with the support of his principals has built TAD Printing Products into a successful company in the Western Cape. Adrian is now focussing his attention on growing the business in the other major markets.

Adrian’s sales experience includes sales of Thermal Offset plates, Photopolymer and associated equipment, CTP systems and associated software, finishing equipment and printing presses. With his technical knowledge he is in the position to assist the customer in determining the best solution for their application.

Leatitia Vuurman

Senior Manager Johannesburg

Leatitia has been involved in the printing industry for the last 13 years. Starting in admin, and working her way through the ranks to senior management. She has strong knowledge of Offset Blankets, Litho Plates and Photopolymer Flexo Plates. She embraces TAD Printing Products ethos of Quality products, Technical support, and good service at a competitive price.

When TAD Printing Products was looking for someone to set up their Johannesburg office, Leatitia was the obvious choice. Her experience in Admin, Sales and Factory management gives TAD Printing Products the perfect foundation on which to build a strong service-oriented branch. Leatitia has good knowledge of our key products in order to support our future growth and set a new benchmark in the supply to the Johannesburg printing industry.

Patrick Krieling

Technical Sales Representative

Patrick started his career with Paarl Labels as an apprentice in the Pre-Press department and obtained his trade certificate with flying colours. In early 2012 he joined Raised Image Reproduction House as part of the DTP team and became the local “go to” for both colleagues and clients whenever problems or queries arose. He has keen knowledge of all of the major design software packages as well as most of the industry standard workflows and RIP’s. His experience in flexo plate production makes him the perfect liaison for any customer that might be having difficulties.

Why Choose Us? Find reasons to choose us as your printing partner

We supply top quality, internationally acclaimed products

We are small enough to care and big enough to give you the support you need

We have the full support of our principals who are dedicated to the South African market

We supply quality products, great service and technical support at a competitive price