Plant Visits


Lessons from Bhamaha, father of Indian poetics

I was walking on the Fort pavement from Bora Bazaar (the paper district in Mumbai). I was heading towards Churchgate railway station when Bhamaha’s Kavyalkankara...


Indian exhibitors at Interpack 2017

As far our information, total 88 Indian companies are getting ready to showcase their expertise at Interpack 2017 at Dusseldorf from 4 to 10 May. Rahul Kumar and...


Tremendous opportunity for India to embrace creativity, value-added printing, says Jonathan Mitchell of Arjowiggins

With its roots in both England and France, and now owned by French pulp and paper company Worms & Cie, Arjowiggins is one of the world’s leading manufacturer of...


Five coffee-table books by Spenta Multimedia - The Noel D'Cunha Sunday Column

Forget quiz books and comic books, treat your colleagues and loved ones with the coffee-table books produced by Mumbai-based Spenta Multimedia. The five gems are...


A seven-clamp solution for your book

Print publishing is at crossroads. It has become pertinent to automate. The obvious reason is: eliminating bottleneck and improve the efficacy on the shopfloor....


Ink migration in food packaging and regulations

The awareness of ink migration in food packaging is growing; let's look at different mechanisms of ink migration and an overview of the different type of regulations...


Beauty out of the tube, glass and jar

“Beauty is everywhere a very welcome guest,” wrote Johann Wolfgang von Goethe at the start of the 19th century. And already 3,000 years before this, a great deal...


Indian children’s literature comes of age at LBF

Today, there are dime a dozen literature festivals in India. Yet, Bookaroo, the festival of children’s literature, is something different. In its ninth year, it...


KBA: Two hundred years of print innovation

A quiz compiled by Rahul Kumar about the world’s second-largest press maker with a 2017 revenue of almost 1.2 billion dollars.


The market is tough, where is the profit in print?

The print industry has faced many adversities through the ages. The recent demonetisation which was announced on 8 November ensured that many print CEOs decided...

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