Internet's Roots Stretch Nearly 600 Years to Gutenberg Printing Press

NEWS ANALYSIS: The single most important invention of the past millennium that revolutionized society, science and technology started out as a way to make wine. Mainz, Germany—The lever was cool to the touch as I grasped it, reaching head high with both hands. “Pull hard,” the man next to me advised, so I did, and […]

City man keeps alive old-style, handset, letterpress printing method

Source: The Scranton Times Tribune Technology races forward as gadgets get lighter and computers get faster. It’s rare to find a machinist who enjoys laboring behind heavy equipment that harks back to the previous century. But for Matthew Hiller, it’s all in a day’s work. The Hill Section resident is the proprietor of Revival Letterpress, a […]

Digital Printing for Packaging and Labels?

Digital printing has been helping to drive up ROI for flyers and brochures for years now. The issue in packaging and labels has been the overall cost and the quality. Today many companies are moving to digital printing for both packaging and labels, because of the ability to personalize for certain languages and different marketing […]

Did you know? 62% of 16 to 24-year-olds prefer traditional books over digital

Well well well I found this stat to be quite interesting when I saw it today so I had to share. Currently 62% of 16 to 24 year olds prefer traditional books to their digital equivalents. I’m sure many people won’t believe this stat because many think that younger generations are prone to liking digital […]

A Century old Printing Press up for sale – A famous one too!

A famous printing press went up for auction last week.  An Improved Albion Press No. 6551, a hand fed and operated printing press weighing over 2500lbs is estimated to sell at well over $100,000.  This press is famous for printing the Kelmscott Chaucer – a 17 x 11 work of art from the late 1800’s.  Each […]

Restructuring at Printing Industries of America

Press release from the issuing company Download Letter (pdf) Restructuring at Printing Industries of America As we all know, our industry continues to change and evolve. Just as printing and media companies must adjust to new and often challenging realities, so too must the trade associations that represent them. We recognize that Printing Industries of America […]

Offset vs. Digital Printing: Making Your Decision and Optimizing Output

You’re looking for more ways to optimize your workflow to stay competitive and turn a profit. As technology expands, however, so do your choices in printing methods. When deciding on a printing method, offset printing and digital printing offer plenty of their own advantages and disadvantages. Offset printing success depends largely on the optimized speed and efficiency of both […]