Printers, imagine the waste using only half a tin of ink and throwing the rest away or using a third of a bottle of fount solution and pouring the rest into the recycling? No, neither can I. But that’s exactly what printers do when it comes to adding metallic foil to their printed images.
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Monday, 09 May 2016 | By Gerry Mulvaney
Monday, 02 May 2016 | By Gerry Mulvaney
In the venerable Mother of all Parliaments in London, there has been a veritable furore about a decision by the upper house, to save some money on the way that the activities of both the House of Lords and the House of Commons are recorded.
Monday, 18 April 2016 | By Bob Boucher
Marketing is all about creating buzz, right? Well, if you’re a devoted fan of Honey Nut Cheerios® in Canada, get ready for a reverse-buzz the next time you go cereal shopping. The brand’s iconic, illustrated bee mascot, “Buzz,” has disappeared from the package design for the first time ever – replaced with an all-white knockout image.
Nanotechnology is an astounding discovery, and its impact and uses are now being seen in practical ways around the world. Take Malaria for instance which is still a killer disease. Around 600,000 people a year around the world are still succumbing to it, and governments and philanthropists alike are pledging money to find ways to eradicate it. Now, a young scientist in Britain, George Frodsham has invented a new way of using nanoparticles to create a form of blood dialysis and to tackle the disease.
It’s said that the last thing a printer does to a job is the first thing his customer sees. And never is this statement more true than in the world of carton printing. In most print jobs, a lot of work goes into the prepress and printing, but when it comes to carton printing, a whole lot more goes into the design and finishing of the box.
Monday, 14 March 2016 | By Bob Boucher
Buying a can of soda is a pretty routine activity. It’s almost automatic. You go the store, find your favorite brand, buy it, and drink it. While quenching your thirst, that soda is not likely going to be the most thrilling, emotional moment of your day. If it is … well, we won’t go there.
English Literature was not my favourite subject at school. In fact I would go so far as to say it was one of my least, only slightly ahead of woodwork and French. I used to spend most of the lessons gazing out of the window towards our sports field wishing I was playing rugby or cricket, depending on the time of year.