In 1982, Samsung released its first inkjet fax machine. And over the years, it has expanded its market share in the printer business with several compact and user friendly products.
Samsung has consistently been innovating printers in various categories like color printers, multifunction laser printers, smallest or fastest printers and copiers etc, while keeping up with the dynamic times and needs. It can proudly boast of creating the world’s first near field communication, NFC- enabled color laser printer, that uses the one touch feature and can connect to the mobile phones wirelessly.
Print is way bigger that we think !
The print commerce is humongous and demanding. Almost every industry uses print as their mode of communication and are investing huge amounts to cater to that need. Stats have shown that direct mails, newspapers, printed articles, books, advertising mails etc. account for better responses and more readability, as compared to emails or online content.
It’s a popular belief that print is one of the major reasons for the forests being cut, causing the climatic changes. But according to Greenpeace, the paper industry plants three times more trees than they cut, and the old paper is easily recycled and reused again.
Printing in 3D, is a process of creating physical objects from a 3D digital design. The filaments of over hundred different materials like concrete, metals plastics etc. are melted through various technologies, and layered on top of each other to form the desired shape.
3D printers have a huge potential within a wide variety of industries like food, fashion, aerospace, manufacturing, art, where it is used for creating prints for prototypes, models, body parts or even customised products.
Digital print specialist Titu Document Centre in Jaipur became the first in India to install the HP Indigo 7900. The machine was inaugurated on 28 October 2016.
Titu’s service offering ranges from thesis compilation, binding, flex printing, visiting cards, leaflets, brochures, vinyl printing, direct printing on t-shirts, customised personalised printing on various articles like mugs, pen stands, key chains, mobiles and mobile covers, glass, paper weights, wooden articles, diaries, and notebooks, among others.
HP launched the Indigo 7900 at Drupa 2016, and according to Mukesh Tanvani, promoter and owner of Titu, the A3 press offers a significant advantages in print quality, application range, and productivity, as well as breakthrough priming technology and colour matching capabilities. “We were impressed by the Indigo 7900’s image reproduction, as well as its ability to print on a wide variety of substrates like synthetic, canvas, metalised and other material.”
Besides the Indigo 7900, the Titu has an array of print equipment to produce 30,000 sheets a day. This includes a Ricoh Pro C7100s, A Canon ImagePress C700 and Konica Minolta C70hc colour production presses and a Ricoh Pro 8100s mono press.
The nation went into a scramble on the evening of 8 November after the Prime Minister announced on a television address to the nation that from midnight, Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currencies will be denotified, meaning these currencies were no longer valid.
The first edition of Packaging Design, Innovation and Technology conference will be held alongside the ninth edition of the International PackTech India. The show is scheduled from 15 to 17 December 2016 at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai.
With a theme to save food, the conference will also be focusing on food processing and packaging for emerging economies, organised by IppStar in collaboration with Messe Düsseldorf.
At the conference, Werner Matthias Dornscheidt, president and CEO Messe Düsseldorf and initiator of save food, will be the keynote speaker. Debabrata Deb, director at Future Formats, Gerard Caron, co-founder of Carre Noir, William Perell, president and founder at PopPack, Prabodh Halde, head regulatory at Marico, Swati Singh Sambyal, programme manager in environmental governance (Municipal Solid Waste) team at CSE. Sukhdev Singh Saini, packaging design and development lead for AMEA region at General Mills International, Cheryl Harrison, directs creative strategy, branding, design and marketing communications to meet strategic goals for PopPack and Deepak Manchanda, an associate with The Packaging Consortium are the speakers at the conference.
The conference will be attended by designers, packaging developers, and product managers of global and Indian consumer product companies in the food, FMCG and pharmaceutical sectors, influencers from printing and packaging companies and converters, contract packaging and bottling companies, pre-media and design companies, consumables, materials and equipment suppliers for the packaging industry.
The exhibition represents a conglomerate of food processing, liquid food beverage and packaging technology, and showcases the solution for international packaging, and packaging in printing and processing.