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MSI, Feet, and Sheets

Cheat Sheet for Calculating MSI, plus Roll, Caliper and GSM Conversion While other industries standardize measurements to pounds, square feet and other single measurements, the printing industry can’t seem to agree on one system. Between MSI, lineal feet, pounds of material, square inches, sheet units, M weight, and price-per-hundred weight (CWT), the numbers can be…

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Folding Cartons & Digital Print

Folding cartons are a popular product today; and as runs get shorter, the equipment and capabilities of presses and printers alike have to evolve. 

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Getting the Best Partner out of Your Printer

Printing isn’t just shoving a sheet of paper through a printer. That would be too easy.  As in any industry, printing has a workflow that must be followed in order to obtain a masterpiece of a final product.  Many people don’t realize the work and detail that go into the steps and supply chains of…

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A World Without Printing?

A world without printing would be chaos. Yes, I know it sounds crazy, but hear me out.  A world with no books, signs, labels, mail, would be unthinkable in the modern world.  If our technological advances were to one day suddenly end, we would fall back on print materials as a standby.  Print is necessary,…

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