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Wan-Ifra 2016: Print offers more options for innovations

The life and future of print medium has been a subject of discussion in the last few editions of the Wan-Ifra India conference, including the 2016 edition held in...


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...


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...


'Strong brand organisations have higher market share'

Delivering the keynote address on the subject, ‘Brand management of the future and evolution of flexible packaging and printing,’ during the International Packaging...


How different are heatset and coldset offset?

As you get your morning cup of coffee along with a newspaper – it is a sheer sense of early morning fulfilment. Yet, you have never bothered to know how his favourite...


Where is print poised in the Drupa year? - The Noel D'Cunha Sunday Column

In this Sunday Column, CG Ramakrishnan discusses the transformation of TechNova; and how the company that was born three decades ago, is embarking on a green mission,...


Manish Sharma unveils Printo strategy in two new cities

Printo has decided that its expansion should happen from internal capital through a 'hub-and-spoke model.' The retail chain expanded to Chennai and Pune only after...


P Narendra - I expect commercial print to grow in 2016

At an event hosted by the Karnataka Offset Printers Association (KOPA), Narendra Paruchuri, the chairman of Pragati Offset, reviewed the new opportunities and technologies...


Six things to know about the GST bill

The GST-related bill was passed by Rajya Sabha on 3 August 2016. Sangeet KR Gupta of Finsys studies its impact on the print industry.


RK's GST jottings

In 1947 Sardar Patel had integrated the princely states to the Indian Union. The GST in 2017 could pave the way for the true integration of economic India. ...

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