Gravure Magazine

GRAVURE Magazine is the quarterly journal of the Gravure Association of the Americas, Inc. and the official voice of the gravure industry in the United States and abroad. It is available to everyone visiting our website.

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Every year, more organizations are evaluating the environmental performance and social responsibility of their paper suppliers. Large paper buyers such as Time Inc and JC Penney have policies for sustainable paper procurement; for other organizations, similar guidelines are available from multiple...
Packaging has traditionally played two roles: it has served as protection for the product contents and assisted in establishing brand identity and attracting consumer attention. In recent years, since so many buying decisions are made in the retail store itself, that second role has taken on...
‘Interactive printed media’ could well be the broadband growth story for the gravure industry. The term “printed electronics,” first used in reference to printed batteries, today describes quite an array of practical breakthrough applications that use advanced materials in unique combinations for...
More than 140 representatives from the catalog and magazine publishing industries, paper and forest products companies, environmental groups, government, and other key stakeholders gathered in Bar Harbor, ME, in June to discuss the important role paper producers and their customers are playing in...
The mammoth print show in Germany drew 391,000 visitors and, say organizers, delivered overall purchase deals worth $15 billion. Here’s a report of gravure-related highlights.
These days, you won’t find a topic that’s much hotter than global climate change...no pun intended. You can’t turn on a TV, pick up a newspaper, or attend any paper industry-related conference without hearing about greenhouse gases, their effect on our planet, and what we should be doing to reduce...
Topics: Ink Troubleshooting and Calculating Engraved Volumes
If you could design the optimal gravure printing facility, what would it look like? How many levels would it have? Which tasks would be automated? Which of the latest technologies would you choose, from prepress through finishing, to outfit this dream plant?
Abstract Predictable color is the simulation of spot color and pictorial color images using a proofer that resembles the color appearance of a printing press. Color predictability begins with device calibration. This includes standardized Raster Image Processor settings for plates and cylinder...
Dr. Margaret Joyce, professor of paper engineering at Western Michigan University (WMU) in Kalamazoo, Wis., is among those at the forefront of intelligent printing. In September, Joyce was awarded a grant of close to $1 million to study printed radio frequency identification (RFID) tags with an eye...