Two Sides publishes results of global survey on the attractiveness and sustainability of paper and print

The recent issue of Paper360 (May/June) features the results  of a consumer survey on global attitudes towards paper and print, as well as towards corporate environmental claims promoting digital over paper-based communications. The article concludes that there is a clear preference for print on paper across all countries and regions analyzed – Australia, New Zealand, … Read more →

Southern Lithoplate releases newspaper-focused whitepaper: 25 More Ways To Improve Your Print Products in 2017

Published by Creative Circle Media Solutions in collaboration with Southern Lithoplate (SLP), along with Strategic Alliance partners MW Stange LLC and Presteligence, the new whitepaper was developed specifically for newspaper publishers and production management. Bill Ostendorf, Creative Circle’s President and Founder, added: “Publishers readily acknowledge that print is still the main driver of a newspaper’s … Read more →

Fact: Print grows trees…..quite fast!

By Phil Riebel, President, Two Sides North America Did you know that in North America, it takes less than two seconds to grow the fibre needed for a standard #10 envelope (on 100 acres of managed forests)? For many years, International Paper’s “Go Paper. Grow Trees.” campaign and “Print Grows Trees” operated by the Printing … Read more →

Ten reasons why everyone should believe in the sustainability of print and paper

Two Sides North America is an independent, non-profit organization created to promote the responsible production, use and sustainability of print and paper. Two Sides is also active in Europe, Australia, South Africa, Brazil and Colombia. Its members span the entire print and paper value chain – including forestry, pulp, paper, inks and chemicals, pre-press, press, … Read more →

Konica Minolta extends its Workplace of the Future Portfolio with Teem

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. will partner with Teem – a workplace optimization solution platform – to expand its Workplace of the Future Portfolio. The portfolio is a cloud-based meeting tools and analytics solution that helps companies collaborate more effectively to create workplaces where people, places and technology work together seamlessly. The companies will use … Read more →

How Neste augmented reality technology could help printing companies in the future

Finland-based Neste is working on technology that may find its way into education and training in various industries around the world – including the printing industry, where it could be instrumental in training everyone from aspiring graphic communications students to press operators and other employees. Neste EduCycle is a learning tool that utilizes augmented reality. … Read more →

How XRCC’s groundbreaking security solutions help combat counterfeiting and theft

Dr. Paul Smith is the VP and Centre Manager of the Mississauga-based Xerox Research Centre of Canada (XRCC). The centre is home to a world-class team of scientists and engineers with broad expertise in materials chemistry, formulation design, prototyping, testing and chemical process engineering. In this special feature, Dr. Smith examines innovative security solutions that … Read more →