Monthly Archives: August 2015

What to look for in a print services provider

During my 30-plus years of being employed in the printing industry, I have witnessed a great many changes. Many of those have been in the technological arena, such as desktop publishing, direct-to-plate and digital printing. Web-2-Print is gaining a strong … Continue reading

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How paper is manufactured – the specialty papers

Two weeks ago we¬†covered how coated paper is made with a great video by Sappi Paper. Last week we covered the steps to making uncoated paper, such as opaque, text and offset papers. This week we’ll go over the manufacturing … Continue reading

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How is paper manufactured – uncoated paper

Last week, with the help of the video produced by Sappi Paper, I shared a brief synopsis of how paper is manufactured, emphasizing coated paper. This week, we’ll spell out the process in more detail, and go through the process … Continue reading

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How is paper manufactured?

Paper: without it, many printed things cannot be, well – printed! In this series of posts, we’ll take a look at the three most common types of paper manufacturing: coated papers; uncoated papers, and finally, specialty papers. COATED PAPERS As … Continue reading

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