More and more of us are using mobile platforms as a way of catching up with news and current affairs.  Smartphones and tablets are transforming how the news industry works but there is about to be a revolution in paper technology that could mean a sea change on how we use printed newspapers. 

 

 

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Having recently seen some very interesting printed examples of work printed using UV-cured inks on a litho press, we thought we’d talk about some of the advantages of using this process against conventional litho.

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FSC Friday - 28th September 2012

Friday 28th September is FSC Friday and to help promote the aims of the Forestry Stewardship Council®  Xcaliba is planting a tree for every order placed this week where FSC certified paper is requested.

 

 

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And the winners are….

September 10, 2012

in News

Many thanks to everyone that took part in our recent Olympic Story competition.  After sifting through all of the entries, our panel of judges (!) came up with a short list of two stories and as both seemed to capture something about the London 2012 spirit, we decided that they were both winning entries. 

A big thanks to our winners Jane Keenan of Howell Penny, Berkhamsted and Dr Fiona Russell of UCL, London – a bottle of champagne has been sent to both. 

We hope you enjoy reading these as much as we did…..

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For the past eight years, Xcaliba has sponsored a little girl in Bolivia through World Vision®.  We receive annual updates on Claudia’s welfare and development as well as information of the World Vision work carried out in her community.

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The Paper Napkin Company

Using m2o, our online web-to-print and e-commerce site, Xcaliba is pleased to announce the creation of two online ordering portals for The Paper Napkin Company. 

 

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At Xcaliba we have had FSC® Chain-of-Custody certification for a number of years and we still think there is a degree of misconception on what it means.  Hopefully this post will help explain a little more about what it represents and how it can show your commitment in ensuring all your paper-based products are sourced from responsible and sustainable resources.

 

 

 

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From inks to foils, laminates to glitter varnishes – there are several ways that metallic finishes can be used to add sparkle to your print. [click to continue…]

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Landa S10 PressAnyone that knows Xcaliba will already be aware of our belief that the HP Indigo press is the best digital press on the market, or at least was up until now.  Since selling Indigo to Hewlett Packard in 2000, it’s founder and inventor Benny Landa has been working on a new print technology that could change the face of print technology forever.  This technology is called Nanography and we’d like to give you a brief overview of what it means and how it works…

 

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We are asked on a regular basis about what is the best size or smallest size a QR code can be printed at and still work as a scannable code.  Here are some tips and pointers on how to make your QR code work on any printable medium.

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