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Lotus F1 Team Creates 'Mad Max: Fury Road' Inspired Car Using Printed Wraps

The Lotus F1 Team Mad Max Hybrid vehicle was created to coincide with the May 15th launch of the film "Mad Max: Fury Road," George Miller’s keenly anticipated return to the post-apocalyptic world he created more than 30 years ago. The car was fitted with a skin printed on a Roland SOLJET PRO4 XR-640 using a 3M Wrap Film 1080-M230 Matte Grey Aluminum.

3-D Effects Makes This Mailer Pop!

This Gold Ink entry, titled “Universe,” uses a lenticular lens that creates lots of depth that can be viewed at a hand-held distance.

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RIT Students Create a Handmade Letterpress to Join Historic Cary Collection

As part of their senior project, five engineering students at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), made an aluminum hand-operated tabletop letterpress, weighing in at 25 pounds. Assembled using two Allen wrenches, the letterpress can produce high-quality and repeatable prints. It joins the esteemed collection of historic 19th century printing presses at RIT’s Cary Graphic Arts Collection.

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Kirkwood Printing in Massachusetts Has Flourished Through Savvy M&A Decisions

Stop us if you’ve heard this one...so three Quebecor World sales guys are driving around during their lunch hour one day, circa 2003, and stumble upon a commercial printing business they knew well: a company with an outstanding reputation, a firm that represented a golden opportunity for the trio to strike out on their own and start anew. The company: Kirkwood Printing.


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