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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.

A Sampler of Outstanding Projects
August 24, 2018

It used to be that fantastic (and often abstract) ideas that gave print manufacturers indigestion and nightmares would originate from the publisher or designer.

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.

What Does the Future Hold for Small-Batch Publishing?
August 2, 2018 at 8:55 am

One of the great backlashes in our era of conglomerates is the steady growth of small-batch businesses. These are very small businesses that cater mostly to customers willing to spend more for a seemingly better and more controlled product offering. There are many happy consumers who will buy a four-pack of local brew for $16,…