PrintWeek March issue focuses on women, paper price hike

With 8 March being International Women’s Day, the March 2021 issue of PrintWeek focuses on ‘Women challenging stereotypes in Covid-world’, where we asked 20 women leaders from the industry about the impact of the lockdown on the women workforce and how they managed the work-life balance.

17 Mar 2021 | By PrintWeek Team

Another major focus of the issue is the industry concern over the rising raw material costs and how it will impact the commercial printers.

There’s a sentiment that the paper industry is destroying forest wealth – everyone, from the media to banks and even governments are exhorting the citizens to reduce the use of paper in order to preserve the environment. The special feature, ‘The life of paper – a ray of hope’, busts this myth about paper with numbers and figures. A must read.

Also read the Printers’ Day message on how the industry is combating the Covid crisis through efficiency, including interviews with Kamal Chopra, president, AIFMP and Dayaker Reddy, president, IPAMA.

This month, our series ‘Top Picks’ showcases popular folder-gluers from seven manufacturers.

In the ‘Leadership’ section, Sachin Kala of Ample Graphics narrates his journey — from being a sales person to starting Ample Graphics, while, in ‘Case-study’ section, B Manoharan of Hitech Print Systems tells how the firm used automation as a catalyst to drive business.

Plus, read the detailed profile on Surat-based Metro — how the company responded to the changes in the traditional print mindset in Gujarat, with a thoughtful new work process.

These and more in the March 2021 issue of PrintWeek.