Plant Visits


China Print 2017 on course to be a sell-out

Rushikesh Aravkar spends three days in Beijing at the International Media Week learning about the progress of Chinese printing industry and the upcoming China Print...


A tribute to the five who contributed to our industry - The Noel D'Cunha Sunday Column

Xerxes Sapur Desai. Bal Krishan Khindria. PS Thomas. Arun Gandhi. GVSR Raju. These men appeared on the Indian print scene with little fanfare. They defied stereotypes,...


Cito's die-cutting and creasing lesson IV: Tips for corrugated board

When Converting corrugated board, the calculation of the creasing channel depths and widths results from the formula indicated in the illustration. The depth of...


Cito's die-cutting and creasing lesson III: Basics for selecting the cutting die and the creasing matrix

Firstly, in order to be able to select the proper creasing system it requires some details on the material to be cut and the cutting tool to be used. The material...


The simple offset blanket quiz - The Noel D'Cunha Sunday Column

Nitin Ahuja, managing director of And Systems, and a representative for Kinyo and Tru Air blankets in India, creates a special quiz that tests your knowledge about...


Growing exponentially in thermoforming with Fujifilm Acuity

Established in 2012, Delhi-based manufacturer of signage and a master of thermoforming, Creatique has grown exponential in the last four years, staying true to the...


Currency in the time of demonetisation

With the government’s historic demonetisation announcement on November 8 and the implementation thereon was met with mixed reaction, the fate and future of the Indian...


Kashtam, Kashtam, It has become ‘cashtam’

Children, when was demonetisation born? Asks the school teacher in 2116 A thousand years ago, the children reply A hundred years ago, the children reply ...


Packaging for distribution in India: Why it needs to be robust?

Packaging consultant, Kevin Howard, during his 17-year appointment with HP, visited India to investigate why HP printers and the packaging routinely failed in India....


Cito's die-cutting and creasing lesson II: Importance of a good creasing system

High quality in die-cutting can only be achieved if both the used cutting die and the applied creasing matrix are of perfect quality and make a good match from the...

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