PrintWeek January 2021 issue available now

After a difficult year, the January 2021 issue of PrintWeek dares to take an optimistic view of the coming year, with stories and features that indicate a step away from the pandemic blues.

13 Jan 2021 | By PrintWeek Team

The cover story is a conversation between Ramu Ramanathan and Parvesh Jain of Meerut-based Arihant, a book printing major with more than 32 years of experience, which is still bullish about books.

In the Spotlight section, read how Madurai’s Sree Vinayaga Screens, a 42-year-old offset firm in Tamil Nadu, diversified into packaging in the tumultuous pandemic year.

The focus of the Top Picks series this month is platesetters, where we highlight 10 best selling pre-press products. These include BasysPrint UV-Setter; Esko CDI Spark; Kodak Trendsetter; Luxel thermal CTP; Krause PlateStream; Miraclon Kodak Flexcel NX; Suprasetter; ThermoStar; Agfa Advantage N Series and ThermoFlexX.

Also, read how Puneet Aggarwal left his job at Bobst to start DGM Automation India, in an exclusive interview.

The issue also features a case study with four Delhi firms who are using UV systems from Alpana Visual Packaging Aids, and a case study on DuPont desk-top calendar produced by iTek Packz.

Talking about the pandemic, in the January issue, we have two interviews with educators and children’s book publishers and their work for school children during the lockdown — Arundhati Deosthale, founder of a village library and activity centre in Nainital and children’s book publisher, Pratham Books.

These and the regular features in the January 2021 issue of PrintWeek. Get your copy today!