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Polski Drukarz Ltd. (founded in 1993) is the publisher of the monthly magazine “Świat DRUKU” (The World of Printing) and the organiser of “Akademia Wiedzy” (The Academy of Knowledge), that has been established to organise the conferences, with the task to stimulate information and experience exchange (www.akademia-wiedzy.eu).
It is a member of: The Polish Chamber of Printing, The Polish Chamber of Packaging, The Polish Chamber of Flexography, The Polish Association of Screen & Digital Printing, The Polish Chamber of Promotional Products, the founder and sponsor of The Educational Foundation for Printing Staff and a partner of The Solid in Business Program.
“Świat DRUKU” (The World of Printing), founded in 1993, is Polish leading and impartial monthly journal for printing and packaging industry. It is published in a “traditional” way as a printed journal and as an e-magazine with weekly newsletter. We cover the whole world of printing:
- Graphic arts and packaging industry market news,
- Highly sophisticated technical information about technologies, solutions, machines, consumables, software and whole processes (prepress, press, postpress),
- Interviews, market reports, relations from important branch events, articles about organisation, management and labor law.
“Świat DRUKU” (The Worlds of Printing) is also a media partner of some of the most important events in the industry.

Jubilee Publication 2013 - Chronicle

Dear Readers and Friends, We have pleasure in presenting you this unique publication prepared on the occasion
of the jubilee of our publisher – Polski Drukarz sp. z o.o. and the journal “Świat DRUKU” (The World of Printing).
Over twenty years have already passed! Our publishing company was registered on 22nd of December, 1992 and the first number of “Świat DRUKU” (The World of Printing) appeared in March, 1993. The last twenty years have witnessed significant transformations and rapid scientific and technical progress in many spheres and, among others, in printing industry all over the world, including Poland. As every anniversary inclines us to reflection on our past, this publication includes an outline of the history on the development of Polish printing presented by the printing branch representatives and observers, some letters we have received from you as well as a number of photos from our archives.

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Articles & Interviews (PDF files)

NEUER ORT, NEUE CHANCEN UND HERAUSFORDERUNGEN

This is the next article published in the German printing magazine “Large Format” in cooperation with our publishing house. It is about the Polish fair RemaDays. It was published in the 3rd issue of “Large Format” 2016. Here you can read it in German (in PDF file).

Get By With a Little Help from My Friends

This is the next article published in the German printing magazine “Large Format”. It is about the Polish fairs Poligrafia and Euro-Reklama 2013. It was published in the 7th issue of “Large Format”. Here you can read it in German (in PDF file).

Oh, là, là, OOH. Rückblick auf den Aussenwerbungsmarkt in Polen 2012

This article is the result of co-operation with German printing magazine, “Large Format”. It’s German version was published in the February issue of “Large Format”, Polish one – in the February issue of “Świat DRUKU”. Here you can read it in German (PDF file). English version can be found here.

News

Domino Digital Printing Solutions will be showcasing its newly developed digital cold foil and spot varnish applications at Labelexpo Europe 2019 (Hall 9, booths 9A60 and 9B50, 24 – 27 September, Brussels Expo). Installed on the latest AB Graphic’s Digicon Series 3 finishing line, with a semi-rotary die-cutting system, two of Domino’s 333mm UV ink jet K600i printers will be printing digital UV-curable adhesive for cold foil lamination and UV-curable spot varnish respectively. At Labelexpo, these systems will be printing a range of creative brand-enhancing embellishments and security features using a newly developed and unique UV-curable clear ink. Each K600i dual bar system can be interchanged between printing adhesive for digital cold foil applications or printing spot varnish.

Predictable print results combined with increased speeds to be demonstrated on booth 11C20

MPS will introduce its new E-Sleeve technology at Labelexpo Europe 2019 (booth 11C20) September 24-27 in Brussels, with key features presented in live demonstrations on the EF SYMJET hybrid press.
Designed as a superior alternative to traditional sleeves that use compressible material, the new MPS E-Sleeve enables printers to generate predictable results at increased speeds, with guaranteed quality tolerances and more reliable production cost calculations.

LINTEC EUROPE is partnering with SCREEN EUROPE, a leading manufacturer of digital high speed inkjet printers and label and packaging solutions, to address one of the most pressing issues in the pharmaceutical packaging industry: ink and adhesive migration. LINTEC will be treating Labelexpo Europe (24th – 27th September 2019, Brussels Expo) as an opportunity to showcase its ultra-low migration labelstock, designed to be compatible with the low migration inks used by the Screen Truepress Jet L350UV+LM label press.

Registration for the 40th anniversary edition of Labelexpo Europe, the world’s biggest label and package printing industry trade show, is now open. Set to take place once again at Brussels Expo from 24-27 September, this unmissable four-day event promises hundreds of live demonstrations of the latest technology, three brand new show features, three expert-led master classes and a workshop.

Esko, a global supplier of integrated hardware and software solutions for wide format digital print professionals, has announced the launch of a Motorized Roll Feeder for its Kongsberg C64 digital cutting table, developed to deliver accurate and efficient cutting of soft signage materials.
minating inaccurate cuts on soft signage jobs due to wrinkles, stretch distortion or imperfectly rewound rolls, the new Motorized Roll Feeder incorporates an active material feed. It avoids stretch by actively feeding the material to the cutting table, rather than pulling it. A dancer bar provides the correct tension with adjustable weights and an active edge correction allows for a steady straight feed, even if the roll is imperfectly rewound after printing. A spreader roll is also incorporated as a final checkpoint to smooth out any remaining wrinkles for precise finishing of soft signage jobs.

Articles & Interviews

By John Kaverman

The most successful pad printers make use of highly efficient systems that allow for greater flexibility and better process control.
Looking back to the late 1980s, it is easy to see how the industry has evolved. At that time, pad printing was just beginning to compete with hot stamping and screen printing. Additionally, sealed ink cups had just been invented.
By the mid-90s it was not uncommon for large manufacturers to have dozens of pad printing systems dedicated to printing the same parts, over multiple shifts, for years. Meanwhile, hundreds of small contract decorators survived by running service orders. While a few of the dedicated systems featured automatic loading and unloading, the majority were manual load/unload, single-color machines with pneumatic drive systems and very little, if any, flexibility.

By Jennifer Nesbitt

Problems with your screen printing emulsion can be especially frustrating: You can’t turn out a good print if you have any problems with your screen’s emulsion or exposure. In a previous blog, we covered some common exposure problems and how to troubleshoot them. If you are still struggling to create, expose and reclaim screens, here are some additional troubleshooting tips to help you address common screen printing issues with your emulsions.

Combining digital and analog garment printing techniques opens up a plethora of possibilities.

By Michelle Moxley

Digital hybrid printing is a union between analog screen printing and digital direct-to-garment (DTG) printing, two of the most common embellishment technologies in use today. Essentially, a hybrid line consists of an automatic screen-printing press with a CMYK digital printer located on one of the print stations, with the ability to combine screen- and inkjet-printed graphics on each garment.

More than three decades have passed since Apple introduced the “desktop Publishing System,” kicking off a revolution that put computers in the hands of creative designers instead of the specialised compositors, scanner operators and retouchers that had previously done the production side of origination for print. Over the years since then, a great number of design and production programs have been introduced, flourished and either survive to this day or died off along the way. Each would have its own native file format, with a unique file name extension such as AI, INDD, PSD, QXP. There have also been non-proprietary file formats intended to allow easy interchange between different programs and different production sites – PDF, JPEG and TIFF are the most common.
Keeping up with which format does what, when to use it and how to open it and print it if someone else sends it to you, can be confusing. “Legacy” files in obsolete formats sometimes turn up too, typically from a customer wanting to reprint a book written a couple of decades ago, where the only digital copy is in something obscure.
To help cut the confusion, FESPA has produced this extensive three-part guide to the most common file formats used in design and pre-press for print. It includes all the popular formats throughout the last three decades, many of which are still current. We’ve ignored files that are exclusively used for non-print media, such as web, video, mobile, 3D and virtual reality.
If you’re presented with an unknown file type, read off its file name extension, see if it’s on our chart immediately below this section, and use that to identify the creator program. You can click on the URLs to take you to the description of the creator programs or generic file names, which are listed alphabetically in parts 1, 2 and 3 of this story.

By Simon Eccles

Decisive for the efficiency of modern machine concepts in label and narrow web packaging printing are flexibility in configuration options, as well as the ability to change printing processes and jobs quickly. This is underscored by a look at the trend landscape within label and packaging printing. How does the Gallus Labelmaster assert itself as the most recent product development of the traditional Swiss manufacturer in a market that is increasingly demanding more flexibility? An occasion to take a closer look at the market trends and compare them with the features of the machine concept.

By Dieter Finna

Polish version of this article was published in June issue of "Świat DRUKU" (The World of Printing).