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The Myth Paper is bad for the environment The Fact Paper is one of the few truly sustainable products Paper Industry, Sustainable Products, January 2016, Forests, Environment, Printing, Facts, Future, Natural

Paper Fact

The Myth Paper is bad for the environment The Fact Paper is one of the few truly sustainable products

The Myth Paper is bad for the environment The Fact Paper is one of the few truly sustainable products Paper Industry, Sustainable Products, January 2016, Forests, Environment, Printing, Facts, Future, Natural

Print & Paper - Fact & Myth

Did you know that there is a MYTH that states that Planted Forests are BAD for the environment. While in FACT well-managed planted forests, such as those planted for the paper and printing industry, reduce the pressure on natural forests and can provide many other environmental benefits.

The Myth Paper is bad for the environment The Fact Paper is one of the few truly sustainable products Paper Industry, Sustainable Products, January 2016, Forests, Environment, Printing, Facts, Future, Natural

Paper Fact

"There aren’t many industries around that can aspire to becoming genuinely sustainable. The paper industry, however, is one of them; it is inherently sustainable." - Jonathon Porritt, Co-Founder, Forum for the Future, January 2016

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Print Fact

Did you know? Spirit duplicators were printing machines invented in 1923 and were used mainly by schools, churches, clubs, and other small organizations, such as in the production of fanzines, because of the limited number of copies one could make from an original, along with the low cost (and corresponding low quality) of copying.

People who say print marketing is dead have it dead wrong. It's been proven that people are more receptive to printed material than the digital advertising with which they are bombarded all day every day. Long Live, Digital Media, Did You Know, Advertising, Facts, Marketing, Printed, Sayings, Quotes

Print Fact

People who say print marketing is dead have it dead wrong. It's been proven that people are more receptive to printed material than the digital advertising with which they are bombarded all day every day. LONG LIVE PRINT! 012 803 2559

The current Guinness World Record holder for the world's smallest reproduction of a printed book is “Teeny Ted from Turnip Town,” a children's story etched using an ion beam onto pure crystalline silicon by Simon Frazer University in Canada. It measures 70 by 100 micrometers, marginally larger than Aniskin's.

Print Fact

The current Guinness World Record holder for the world's smallest reproduction of a printed book is “Teeny Ted from Turnip Town,” a children's story etched using an ion beam onto pure crystalline silicon by Simon Frazer University in Canada. It measures 70 by 100 micrometers, marginally larger than Aniskin's.

In 1892 the four color rotary press is invented, before this time, only one and two color presses existed. Rotary, Inventions, Did You Know, Facts, Prints, Color, Colour, Colors, Knowledge

Print Fact

In 1892 the four color rotary press is invented, before this time, only one and two color presses existed.

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Printing Fact

The steam powered rotary printing press was invented by Richard M.Hoe. It could produce millions of copies of a page in a single day. Mass production of printed works flourished after the transition to rolled paper, as a continuous feed allows presses to run faster.

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Print Fact

Moveable type, which replaced panels of printing blocks with moveable individual letters that could be reused, was developed by Bi Sheng, from Yingshan, Hubei, China, who lived roughly from 970 to 1051 A.D.

In Johannes Gutenberg moved back to Mainz and by 1450 was operating a print shop. He had borrowed 800 guilders from local financier Johann Fust to purchase specific tools and equipment needed for his unique typography method. Johannes Gutenberg, Printing Press, The Borrowers, Inventions, Typography, Facts, Tools, Writing, Unique

Printing Fact

In 1448, Johannes Gutenberg moved back to Mainz and by 1450 was operating a print shop. He had borrowed 800 guilders from local financier Johann Fust to purchase specific tools and equipment needed for his unique typography method.

In 1309 it is said that Europeans began making their first paper; though the first ever paper is said to originate in China during the early century AD. Printing Press, The One, Did You Know, Facts, China, Sayings, Paper, Quotes, Prints

Paper Fact

In 1309 it is said that Europeans began making their first paper; though the first ever paper is said to originate in China during the early 2nd century AD.

n 1465 Germans invented dry point engraving. A Printmaking technique wherein an image is incised into a plate with a hard-pointed ""needle"" of sharp metal or a diamond point.

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n 1465 Germans invented dry point engraving. A Printmaking technique wherein an image is incised into a plate with a hard-pointed ""needle"" of sharp metal or a diamond point.

In 1476 an English merchant, diplomat, writer and printer William Caxton, is said to be the first to introduce and use the Gutenberg printing press into England.

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In 1476 an English merchant, diplomat, writer and printer William Caxton, is said to be the first to introduce and use the Gutenberg printing press into England.

Did you know:  The business card was used by China in the 1400. It was used by the upper classes to introduce themselves to other people who would benefit them in the world of commerce. The receiver would decide if, on receiving their card at home, the sender was worthy of meeting them.

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Did you know: The business card was used by China in the 1400. It was used by the upper classes to introduce themselves to other people who would benefit them in the world of commerce. The receiver would decide if, on receiving their card at home, the sender was worthy of meeting them.

Screen printing is usually done on cotton, this material holds the ink best and is durable for working.

Print Fact

Screen printing is usually done on cotton, this material holds the ink best and is durable for working.

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The world’s largest printer is almost 40 x 164 feet. This printer is known as Infinitus and is made by Big Image Systems. It can print an image up to almost 2,000 square feet! This printer is used for printing backdrops for TV shows, movies, and theatre productions.