If an optimal integrated product doesn’t yet exist, we’ll build it.

Automated Publishing Services specializes in the efficiency of movement within operating and workflow systems.

Who we are

More than 30 years’ worth of experience in the industry.
It’s APS’s curiosity and passion for optimal workflow and digital asset management that’s placed us at the forefront of this increasingly relevant sector.

Via the latest innovative automated digital content workflow processes, our clients enjoy the benefit of maximised efficiency, time management and, as a result, profitability. Mandated to source the most user-friendly, interactive and, importantly, cost-effective solution for the management of your brand’s digital assets, if an optimal integrated product doesn’t yet exist, we’ll build it.

From an initial analysis of a client’s needs, to the brainstorming of solutions and the hands-on installation and handover of a game-changing workflow management upgrade, APS is poised to make each one of our customers’ lives – and livelihoods – easier.

OUR STORY

A journey to success

Founded in 1989
APS was one of the first companies to supply software to office-bound desktop computers.

1990

The first company to act as a supplier for Desktop Publishing solutions (DTP).

1996

First-ever DAM implementation in Southern Africa.

1999

Invited by Adobe to represent South Africa at the launch of InDesign to the world, Boston USA.

2008

Secured exclusive distribution rights to the most powerful Content Management System (CMS) used by publishers – WoodWing.

2010

Awarded the largest publishing contract in Africa, via Media24.

2013

Hosted the first-ever Digital Publishing event, hosted by Adobe evangelist Roger Risdal.

2014

Awarded largest pharmaceutical contract for a DAM system in Africa.

2015

Expanded into Africa with new customers in Namibia and Zimbabwe.

2016

Awarded Government Printing Works contract.

2019

Launched Integrations and Custom Systems department.

2020

Expanded internationally with new global customers.

TESTIMONIES

Hear if from our clients

We value our clients and intend on giving them the best experience possible by building a good working relationship, here is what a few of our clients have to say about working with us.
“The journey shared with APS in the last 2 years has become a partnership worth gold.
The level of support and service is of the highest calibre”

Charmaine Banks |

General Manager

“Many thanks Andrew and APS, for the work done. You always go the extra mile and we really appreciate”.

Camille Feuillette |

Head of Studio

“Andrew Parrington and APS are always super helpful and go more than the extra mile. It is great to have such support from a supplier always willing to assist and make a plan for us to keep operational.”

Gerhard Kotzé: |

IT General Manager

“Automated Publishing Services is a tremendous asset for our company and has my highest recommendation. Their knowledge is incomparable and have been my first point of contact for more than half a decade.”

Steven van Heerden |

Digital Manager

“APS has performed efficiently throughout and that we have never failed to produce a page or publication as scheduled speaks volumes for their abilities. They have been a pleasure to work with over 20 years.”

Robert Garner |

GM Marketing & Communications

“APS have shown that they have sound knowledge in all DTP related matters and workflows and are assisting Fundudzi Media with Adobe Indesign layouts and templates that has enabled us to streamline our print production.”

Vincent Naidoo |

Production Manager