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Most People prefer print|Printing Report blog

Despite the best efforts of e-retailers, the majority of people still prefer print books over digital. Why this is this is the case is still being debated, but the numbers don’t lie and they are saying that although digital is catching up, the vast majority still prefer good old fashioned paper in their hands. In […]

3D printing has been coming on leaps and bounds in the last few years and can now do some incredible things. 3D printing mostly uses plastic and other similar materials, rather than the paper that we associate with regular 2D printing. However, this is all about to change. At Drupa 2016, Israeli company, Highcon revealed […]

New digital cutter from Graphtec

In May this year, Wrexham-based flatbed plotter and cutter supplier, Graphtec GB released a new digital die-cutter as an improvement on their original CE6000-40 model. The new sheet fed device utilises the manufacturer’s i-Mark software. Graphtec will also soon be launching a wider version of the model – the CE6000-60. The new model allows printers to feed […]

New ground is being broken in Portugal by two scientists at the New University of Lisbon. As the digital world gradually takes over paper in our day to day lives, Elvira Fortunato and Rodrigo Martins have proven that you can in fact teach an old dog new tricks by developing microchips that have replaced the […]

Canon Océ VarioPrint i300 at Printing Report

At Drupa this year, attendees were able to see the new features of the Canon Océ VarioPrint i300 – a sheetfed B3 format inkjet press. This inkjet was originally announced in 2015, but has since undergone significant enhancements which were revealed at Drupa. As Canon, Xerox also launched their own B3 sheetfed inkjet press on […]

Xeikon Trillium One at Printing Report

At this year’s Drupa exhibition held in Dusseldorf, Germany from 31st May – 10th June, Xeikon will be demonstrating the potential of its first liquid toner Trillium press, Trillium One. The Belgium-based manufacturer unveiled their newest innovation at their pre-Drupa press conference in March this year and will be running demonstrations at the event in […]

21:04 South Africa paperless classrooms

South Africa is attempting to create paperless classrooms in its schools in an attempt to provide better education for its students, no matter what their background is or what school they go to. The provincial government has begun this project, which aims to equip schools around the country with 17,000 tablets, aiming to spend a […]

We are sure that you’ll agree that everyone, no matter what their circumstances or living situation is, should have the ability to access literature and education through reading. Bookshops in locations across Spain are helping to turn this vision into a reality by creating a policy that allows its customers to decide how much they […]

paper books

When the first electronic reading devices reached the shelves in the US in the early 1990s most people in the book industry saw them as gadgets that over the years would fade away. Time proved that this was not the case and slowly but gradually ebooks readers, and with them ebook sales too, started to […]

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