Sunday Column


The Tale of Two Ink Majors - The Noel D'Cunha Sunday Column

Manufacturers are perhaps the most fearful species in the world, says a top ink maker. “Impact of rise in raw material prices is often not passed-on to customers,...


How AGS grew its brand - The Noel D'Cunha Sunday Column

It took Vishnuu Kamat three years to push an entry-level sample-maker in the Indian packaging market. It has now gained acceptance. The compact X-Rite kit is becoming...


Are print firms in India inefficient? - The Noel D'Cunha Sunday Column

Paul Bradley of ESP Colour lifted the bonnet of his pressroom economy during his presentation at the Print Summit 2018 (PS18). The USD 17-mn company’s...


The road to Print Summit 2018 - The Noel D'Cunha Sunday Column

When it comes to educating the print industry, PS 18, known to the industry as Print Summit, is not short on topics. Developing business is often an incremental...


What is the print-packaging spend in the USD 2.1-trillion Indian economy? - The Noel D'Cunha Sunday Column

As we tiptoe into 2018, the question the Sunday Column poses: Are we focusing on 2% rather than on the 98%? If a print firm CEO looks at the USD 2.1 trillion Indian...


Pamex 2017: The best cut - The Noel D'Cunha Sunday Column

The first show in 2006 was held in Mumbai. It was a huge success. After a couple of edition, it was shifted to Delhi. In 2015, Pamex returned to Mumbai, and...

Five videos about the label buzz - The Noel D'Cunha Sunday Column

On Thursday, this year’s PrintWeek India Label Printer of the Year, Kumar Labels celebrated its tenth anniversary. “We produce master label pieces, do value-additions...


A lesson to learn: Telgi and his counterfeit empire

Counterfeit is on the rise. Last two months have seen massive seizures of counterfeit currency notes of Rs 2,000. Telgi masterminded the fake stamp paper...


IST Metz: Making UV the perfect cure for print - The Noel D'Cunha Sunday Column

ISTM Metz, the UV and LED UV specialist based out of Nürtingen in Germany, has installed over 13,000 UV equipment since it was founded in 1977. “There have...


In the land of fire: lessons from an accident - The Noel D'Cunha Sunday Column

On the evening of 14 November 2017, a part of Adhyaru Industrial Estate in Lower Parel, Mumbai caught fire. Jehangir Surti of Prodon Enterprises shared an image...

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