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It’s time to meet again… at the print shows!

After a two-year hiatus, physical events are back…which are more reinvigorated and energized. Covid-19 had affected all industries and printing industry was no exception. But the demand for print emerged even more from packaging. People had…

Physical shows are back!

The new year has brought in new hopes, aspirations and avenues for all of us. With the pandemic situation improving, we are seeing lives getting back to normal – children are going back to schools and colleges, organisations are calling…

Let’s be optimistic in these unprecedented times!

Weekend curfews are back and so is the uncertainty surrounding the economy of the country. Things had started looking up earlier this year but with the rise in the number of Covid-19 patients, the government has been forced to put curbs on…

Market now waking up from deep pandemic slumber

After an unexpected recovery from the long pandemic slowdown, the printing industry is on the pathway to normalcy as many companies are re-focusing on new business models and activities. Despite the massive disruption, many printers don’t…

It’s time to go virtual!

World’s biggest printing industry trade show – drupa – goes virtual! This is the need of the day. A recent market study shows that more than 90 percent respondents affirmed that trade fairs enable them to touch-and-feel the products as well…

It’s time to unlock the potential of printing again!

The Union Home Ministry has recently issued the guidelines for ‘Unlock 4.0’, allowing significant relaxations for many industries. While cinema halls, swimming pools and other recreational spaces will remain closed, the government has…

The ‘corona’ effect!

The whole world is looking at China and the dreaded Covid-19. China alerted the WHO to cases of unusual pneumonia in Wuhan on December 31, which was identified as Corona Virus. COVID-19 was thought to have originated in a seafood market…

Think digital but stay committed to print

The advertising business has seen a sea-change. Print and billboard advertising, which used to have a major share of the advertising budget, are shrinking. Brand owners and marketers are looking at cost-effective social media and digital…

Old is gold… literally!

It is estimated that by 2050, plastics in oceans would outweigh fish. Microplastics are found in air, water and soil. I also read a story about micro-plastics being there in a tea bag. Alarming, isn’t it? There has been a lot of awareness…