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Tissue Box Gets a Makeover.(Sheer Veneer’s veneer paper)(Brief article)

Tissue Box Gets a Makeover.(Sheer Veneer’s veneer paper)(Brief article) Cross, Lisa By Lisa Cross To show how everyday packaging can be transformed from plain to stylish, Sheer Veneer, a maker of fine wood paper, applied its product to a tissue box. The results (shown) are nothing to sneeze at. The company’s ultra-thin cherry wood veneer […]

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That bloody billing: invoice as advantage.

That bloody billing: invoice as advantage. Gorelick, Dick In this competitive business, producing a fast and accurate invoice can be just as important as producing the printed product. Seminars, tapes, and articles dwell on the need to cut spoilage, motivate the sales force, and adopt new technology. But I think the real issue is perceptions […]

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Drive to Acquire.(Brief Article)

Drive to Acquire.(Brief Article) SAN FRANCISCO-Continuing its strong drive to form a national network of graphic arts service providers, Kelmscott Communications LLC acquired Maximum Graphics, Chaska, Minn., a sheetfed printer with $19 million in annual sales. “By serving customers in new and innovative ways, Maximum’s …

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Stitch and Grow.(Rochelle Printing installs Heidelberg Stitchmaster ST 350)

Stitch and Grow.(Rochelle Printing installs Heidelberg Stitchmaster ST 350) Vruno, Mark By Mark Vruno, Senior Editor Speedy new saddlestitching technology helps printer move into new markets. In keeping with its quick-turn niche, Rochelle Printing, Rochelle, IL, installed an automated Heidelberg Stitchmaster ST 350 10 months ago. The move has opened up new capacity, new markets […]

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Wide-Format Digital Press.(Brief Article)

Wide-Format Digital Press.(Brief Article) Scitex Corporation Ltd. has introduced its Pressjet wide-format digital press, which is able to output more than 656 sq ft per hour in full CMYK, says the company. Featuring drop-on-demand piezoelectric technology for run lengths up to 150, the new press is equipped with an …

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Forget them not.(elegy called ‘The Ribbon, A Gift of Remembrance’)(How’d They Print That?)

Forget them not.(elegy called ‘The Ribbon, A Gift of Remembrance’)(How’d They Print That?) Karol, Michael Often, those who were not present when a loved one died feel an even greater sense of loss, expressed by the sentiment, “I didn’t have a chance to say goodbye.” Most of them don’t write a book about the experience, […]

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The Digital Workflow Is Changing Everything. (Practical Printer).(Brief Article)

The Digital Workflow Is Changing Everything. (Practical Printer).(Brief Article) As the commercial printing industry moves closer to an all-digital workflow, digital printing options continue to gain more popularity and wider acceptance. Even for a traditional printer, a digital workflow can provide a number of attractive advantages. For example, digital files can be repurposed for different […]

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Designers and workflow. (graphic design)(includes related articles)

Designers and workflow. (graphic design)(includes related articles) Moore, D.L. Integrating graphic design with digital production requires technical know-how, communication, and lots of teamwork. The graphic arts industry has come a long way from the days when most designers created art and layout files, shipped them to the prepress department of their client’s printing company, and […]

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New methods define biz talk.(innovations in electronic transfer of advertising from retailers to newspapers)

New methods define biz talk.(innovations in electronic transfer of advertising from retailers to newspapers) Wilken, Earl Present-day business-to-business communications in the graphic arts industry can be reviewed by examining the efforts of organizations and telephony advancements in transmission systems such as SMDS, ISDN, ATM, Frame Relay, and T1. For the past several years work has […]