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...


Care-free, low-cost packaging with Steinemann

Rajesh Agarwal of SRK Technology, the New Delhi-based exclusive dealer for Steinemann in India highlights the importance of low-cost film lamination for folding...


Rahul@Drupa: What to look out for in digital print

Digital processes is expected provide the most dynamic and the most thought-provoking segment of Drupa. As we see a shift in offset in the B2 size, printers in India...


Report: Typical box defects that disrupt smooth operations

Manish Patel of South India Paper Mill says, the definition of a good box is changing. A good box must enable productive packaging. Also, a good box must reduce...


Looking Beyond the Box: Challenges with supply chain

P Sajith of Welbound Worldwide says, When we decided to enter the new line of "end of the line packaging", we sent out a few packaging technology students powered...

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