NIten Shah and Shailesh Sharma: "Our products need to be covered under HSN"

On the first anniversary of demonetisation, PrintWeek India solicits the views of Niten Shah and Shailesh Sharma; and tries to ascertain if the animal spirits will...


Manu Choudhury: There should be reduction in the number of returns

Manu Choudhury, CDC Printers, says the IT structure also needs to be upgraded as there is way too much traffic during the last few days of filing returns and server...


Manish Gupta: Industry status will help printers source funds for expansion

Manish Gupta, Konica Minolta, says there should be one rate for all applications and printing should be put under a lower category, including the raw material like...


Hiren Karia: There is some clarity but lot more is needed

Hiren Karia, Jayraj Papers, says there should be a single rate of GST for Chapter 48 paper (excluding newsprint and wallpaper), and reverse charge mechanism should...


Dev Nair: Interpretation of GST rates has been quite a challenge

Dev Nair of Kohinoor Printers says the processes in GST are time-consuming and they need to be simplified.


Onset of Industry 4.0 and print industry’s next frontier

Puneet Datta, director, professional printing products, Canon India, charts the course of digital printing in the future and argues that the need of the hour is...


CTP technology in offset printing

As CTP technology takes over once popular and visibly less expensive films, Som Nath Sapru charts the trajectory of the growth of CTP technology, and explains why...


Hybrid Software rounds off bumper crop of installations

In a conversation with PrintWeek India, Ramkumar Srinivasan of Hybrid Software highlights the uses of PackZ software for the print-packaging and label industry and...


PVG's flexo project by Dr Joshi to benefit industry

Dr Akshay V Joshi, research co-ordinator, Printing Engineering Department at PVG in Pune is working on a research project that focusses on flexo technology. He spoke...


The on-going growth story of Indian newspapers

The first newspaper in India – the Bengal Gazette, popularly called Hicky’s Gazette – was published in 1780. It was a two-pager in foolscap size. From then on, newspapers...

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