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DESTINATION – Travelling the World for the Printing Industry by Bernhard Grob

Printing professional Bernhard Grob shares his stories and memories of travelling the world as a print executive for over 30 years in his book “DESTINATION – Travelling the World for the Printing Industry”. While it was initially planned to print the book live at drupa 2020, you can now get your own copy by donating to support young people starting out in the Graphic Arts industry.

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#PrintingProcesses: Flat Printing

Printing Processes

For the second installment of our new #PrintingProcesses series, we’re focusing our attention on flat printing, also known as Lithography. Developed in Munich, Germany, by a penniless playwright, it offered a cheap and efficient printing method that quickly gained popularity all over Europe.

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#PrintingProcesses: Relief Printing

Printing Processes

We are starting our new series #PrintingProcesses with the original, first-ever printing process: Relief Printing. With this technique you cut an inverted version of your intended print into a plank of wood, linoleum or metal plates, apply the ink onto the plate and press it down on paper to create the image, like a stamp.

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The digital transformation of industrial printing

Since ancient times, people around the world have been looking to beautify their environment and enrich their lives using decorations. They have used decorative glyphs, paintings, and written words in monochrome and color to reflect their lifestyles and to communicate functional messages. Still today, innovators on worldwide basis always seek solutions for the deposition of decorative and functional materials on everyday objects and surfaces. The driving force behind these developments is the need to mass-produce printed items like books or packaged consumer goods from leading industry brands.

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Future Links May 18th

Here are our daily links with the most important news from the printing industry. Today they feature BMW’s plans to use HP’s 3D printer, UPS’ distributed 3D printed parts delivery network, the butterfly effect and other phenomenon in the printing industry, Adcraft Label’s award winning work, a study on the power of print, RR Donnelley’s RFID packaging solutions and the implementation of plain tobacco packaging laws.

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Future Links April 26th

Here are our daily links with the most important news from the printing industry. Today they feature Martens Brewery printing directly onto a beer bottle, automakers exploring ways to use 3D printing, MakerBot outsourcing 3D printer production to China, Ardagh’s 3.4 billion USD acquisitions, Zoxxbox and the benefits of personalized packaging, DuPont’s plans for drupa 2016 and new on the drupa blog: Inspiration and innovation in some 60 keynotes

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“Print is a market with a future!”

After the successful reorientation of Koenig & Bauer AG , Chairman of the drupa Board Claus Bolza-Schünemann looks to the future with confidence. The focus on growing markets and profitable niches as well as the new holding structure with four autonomous business units are effective. In this interview, he tells us about the plans for drupa 2016 and his outlook on the printing industry.

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Future Links August 27th 2015

Here are our daily links with the most important news from the printing industry. Today they feature 3D printed microrobots, new materials in 3D printing, Ricoh’s mobile printing solution, NASA’s 3D printed rocket fuel pump, first signs of success in Heidelberg’s and Masterwork’s partnership, DG Press new ‘Flexo or Web Offset’ video, new directions in packaging materials and Lumejet’s reported financial difficulties.

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