Monthly Archives: July 2019

Publishers and Printers are Keeping an Eye on Paper Costs. What’s in Store for 2019?

Last summer, paper manufacturers began raising their prices by 10% – 20% on all grades and finishes of paper including newsprint, coated and uncoated freesheet and groundwood. Since we have not seen the prices increase in the past many years, and even saw prices bottomed out in mid-2017, it didn’t come as a surprise. High-quality paper has been in such short supply that some printing houses were unable to maintain their usual stock and have […]

If paper is good for straws, why isn’t it good for…paper?

Communications are enhanced by paper. Printed brochures, invitations, on-site signage, a delicate gift card or a treasured book is so much more impactful and conveys so much more emotion than their electronic counterparts. But: what about the environment? Isn’t all this paper hurting the earth? Trees are the world’s lungs – should we cut them down? Aren’t digital communications the greenest option?                            […]

Investing in Latest Printing Technologies – Introducing Our New Laminator.

We are pleased to announce we’ve made a significant investment to enhance our products and services further, allowing us to be even more efficient by keeping a significant part of our production all under one roof. Maracle has invested in lamination in order to more effectively serve our customers who require coating on printed products. Including gloss lamination, matte lamination and soft touch lamination. We can laminate both sides of a cover or other printed […]