A printer needs to help customers realise that printers are superheroes

Khushru Patel, along with his childhood friend Aspi Forbes, started Jak Printers in Mumbai in 1984. Since then, its motto ‘quality never goes out of style’ and the...


Putting processes in place is the need of the hour

As the assistant vice president, demand planning and production, at one of the biggest trade publishing firm, Penguin Random House India, Ajay Joshi explains to...


The market is changing towards just-in-time inventory

Just-in-time throws up a challenge to operations folks to manage production under tight deadlines, and we need to plan meticulously, from raw material to deliveries,...


Availability of stock in time is a challenge

As Elsevier positions itself as an information analytics company, Sunil Kumar, operations head, Elsevier, explains the new approaches to printing and delivery to...


Replika’s printing journey

Bhuvnesh Seth, managing director at Replika Press, made a presentation about Replika and its place in Indian book printing industry at the Print & Beyond Seminar...


SinoCorrugated’s Alex Wang: “The show will be a global trading platform for domestic as well as international suppliers and buyers”

PrintWeek India speaks to Alex Wang, the general manager of converting project, at Reed Exhibitions Greater China, about the history behind SinoCorrugated, the milestones...


What ails a typical family-run business in India? - The Noel D'Cunha Sunday Column

Many print businesses, particularly those run by powerful patriarchs defer succession planning till the nth hour. This leads to an emergency, which may cause the...


Product of the Month: AccurioPress C6100/C6085

Konica Minolta has made inroads in B- and C-tier cities with the new 85ppm and 100pmm colour production printers that can handle substrates up to 400gsm, reports...


Fire insurance - All you need to know

In the past few months, there has been a surge in the number of fire incidents, be it at Kamala Mills and Adhyaru Estate in Mumbai or the recent fire at a printing...


Fire in Pune factory raises the burning question: are you prepared

Two persons perished in a fire that broke out in a factory in Maharashtra's Pune at 3 am on Wednesday. The printing press situated in Shivajinagar area...

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