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Accolades & Highlights

Novus Print has received accolades both locally and internationally for its excellent print services and holds highly acclaimed industry certifications for its environmentally friendly business practices.

Novus Print is a repeat winner of local and international newspaper quality awards and member of the exclusive International Newspaper Color Quality Club for its coldset printing services.

Novus Print is a proudly affiliated member of Printing SA, who celebrates 110 years of representing the print industry.

Novus Print is associated with the Exclusive World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) International Quality Club (2016-2018) for its coldset printing services.

Recognised for its quality in publication gravure, Novus Print received the 2016 European Publication Gravure Award in Dusseldorf, Germany for its heatset printing services.

Novus Print holds accreditation for Security Printing, permitting the Group to print and package confidential material.

Under the Paarl Media Group name, Novus Holdings became the first African printing organisation to receive FSC® (Forest Stewardship Council®) FSC-C022948 CoC (Chain of Custody) certification.

(Available at Novus Print: Montague Gardens)

In 2014, the Biomass Boiler project won second place at the Ecologic Awards.

Novus Print was awarded silver at the 2016 GAPP Awards for outstanding Heatset Litho Webfed printing and bronze for the Commercial Litho Sheet-fed printing.


Novus Print is a top performer in Print Media South African awards over the last 10 years for its coldset printing services.

Novus Print is ISO 14001 (Environmental Management), ISO 9001 (Quality Management), ISO 45001 (Occupational Health and Safety Management), ISO 31000 (Risk Management) certified.