The most popular Sunday Columns of 2022 - Part 1

Noel D’Cunha’s Sunday Column is a popular read for the Indian print industry. He penned 50 columns in 2022.

In this two-part series, we select seven such Sunday Columns which were the most discussed and debated

18 Dec 2022 | By Noel D'Cunha

The historical significance of Gallus in its hundredth year 

2023. Next year we can look back at 1923. At the formation of a small, well-structured business. When Ferdinand Rüesch, Gauger, laid the foundation for the Gallus Group.

Ahead of the centenary year, Noel D’Cunha catches up with Ferdinand Rüesch of Gallus at the PrintWeek booth during the Labelexpo show and discusses all things labels.

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Winning attention: Kwality Offset Printers’ Kamet whisky label

Krish Chhatwal of Kwality has led the vision for the award-winning label at FlexoTech Award 2022, about which the judges said, “The multi-layering of elements with exquisite precision delivered a beautiful and desirable finished product that exceeds the sum of its parts.” PrintWeek asks Chatwal, how he did it 

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KS Murthy: Rethinking Ink, Bet on sustainable growth

While 2021 might have slowed us down, it certainly didn’t stop us, says KS Murthy, managing director of Toyo Ink. In this interaction with PrintWeek, Murthy discusses how Toyo Ink created new products, came up with an eco-friendly process, and supported clients in the best possible way. “As a company with 125 years of history, we proved to be strong in the face of adversity,” he says

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The two pandemic years in Kanpur and Lucknow 

Avadhesh Awasthi, founder director of Kanpur-based Vidya Laminators; as well as Mohit Jaggi of Modern Printers and Sanjay Kohli of Kohli Printers in Lucknow share their thoughts with Harjinder Singh, the honorary treasurer of 2020-21 at the All India Federation of Master Printers and director at Swastika Printwell.

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Jigar Satra and the Reliable way to play the game

Bhachau village. In Gujarat's Kutch. That's where Jigar Satra's roots lie. "Rainfall was scanty and irregular," says Satra. It was the reason why his grandfather, Gangji Raghavji, the one male child among seven sisters, moved to Bombay. After setting foot in Bombay, Gangji took up work as a paper cutting operator at a paper shop in the Fort area. Soon, Satra's father, Kantilal, followed. What happened next?

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With capacity addition, CDC is poised to grow at 40%

There are major growth opportunities in books, packaging, and advertising materials, and Kolkata-based printer is prepared to take it all in, Manu Choudhury of CDC Printers tells PrintWeek

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Digital 22: Thinking Sensibly About Print in an Uncertain World 

We have become more connected people, which is good. Today more than a billion devices around the planet are inter-connected. In such a world what role does print have to play?  

The Mumbai Mudrak Sangh’s closed-door Round Table (RT) event on 26-27 February 2022 in Radisson Blue Resort & Spa at Alibaug will see Digital Print Unplugged.  

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