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Lightning Source Turns 20
November 15, 2018 at 11:00 pm

In 1998, Lightning Source printed its first book in LaVergne, Tenn. Twenty years later—in addition to its LaVergne location—Lightning Source has three other plants, and continues to grow overseas.

Spotlight on MPS
September 21, 2018

In a period of continued growth, MPS has developed unique platform solutions and content services to suit publishing clients of different sizes and segments. (Sponsored)

Tariffs on Canadian Paper Products Dumped
August 30, 2018

In a dramatic turnaround, the U.S. International Trade Commission has reversed a Trump administration decision to impose heavy tariffs on paper products imported into the U.S from Canada.

Unique Thermochromic Ink Application in 'Penguin Frozen Book'
August 24, 2018 at 1:00 am

Thermochromic (or thermochromatic) printing is not new. Using inks that change color with heat, from colorless to colored, or vice versa, is fun, interesting, and appealing. Naturally, such application is popular in packaging and commercial printing.

Black Light Printing in "Find Monsters"
August 24, 2018

Black light (or ultraviolet-reactive) printing, while not new, is usually done on inkjet printers with its application often limited to posters or high-end brochures.

Printing in Hong Kong & China 2018
August 24, 2018

In this 32nd annual coverage on the print manufacturing industry in Hong Kong and China, seven major export printers mull over the ongoing U.S.-China trade dispute and potential fallout on the industry, and share their observation on the rising paper prices and its causes.