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...


GST will make billing simpler

Sigma Corp is engaged in wholesale and retail trading in screen, offset and transfer printing materials with two units at Balanagar and Chikkadpally in Hyderabad....


Women-owned firms are the fastest growing

I am aware about GST rules and regulations. In fact, being in the business for so many years, I always upgrade myself with taxation and its labyrinthine rules. GST...


One Nation One Tax One Market is good for print

In the recent days, I have heard comments from my friends in the trade, plus articles in trade magazines that GST is going to extinguish us. Furthermore, there is...


Adieu Abhijit Pandit: The print priest of standardisation

Getting the ‘gray balance’ was a clarion cry of this linguist, outspoken and “mast maula” with clear print knowledge. The death of Abhijit Pandit marks the...


A report on the LMAI cost restructuring session

In the recent times, the label industry in India has been facing intense pressure on costs and reduced margins, making it difficult for label printers to sustain...


The Noel D'Cunha Sunday Column - 2,60,000 tonnes of Indian inks: Do we need more?

The printing ink industry is growing. The market which was pegged at Rs 1,000-crore in 2002-03 has grown to an estimated Rs 4,500-5,000-crore. The ink makers produce...


Arun Gandhi, the man who revolutionised CITO products in India dead at 56

Arun Gandhi of Capital Graphic Supplies and AS Print Aids is no more. The man the Indian print industry knows as the one to revolutionise CITO products passed away...


Management Talk: I am ‘horribly’ busy

How often have we said this to someone who knocked on our door or how often have you heard someone telling you this when you approach them for some information or...

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