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Printing Industry generates a wide range of products which require in every step of our everyday life. Starting from newspapers, magazines, books, post cards to memo pads and business order forms each are the products of printing industry. Printing is a process for reproducing text and image, typically with ink on paper using a printing press. There are various types of printing process for example offset printing, modern printing, gravure printing, flexographic printing etc. Offset printing is a widely used printing technique where the inked image is transferred from a plate to a rubber blanket, then to the printing surface. When used in combination with the lithographic process, the offset technique employs a flat image carrier on which the image to be printed obtains ink from ink rollers, while the non printing area attracts a film of water, keeping the non printing areas ink free. Gravure printing is a printing technique, where the image to be printed is made up of small depressions in the surface of the printing plate. It is divided into three broad product areas; packaging printing, publication printing and speciality printing. Printing technology is often carried out as a large scale industrial process, and is an essential part of publishing and transaction printing. This is the age of hi fi, jets and computers. Rapid advancements in science and technology have made their impact on the printing industry of the world too. The old techniques of printing have become obsolete and made way for the new technology. The printing industry is just one example of an entire industry movement that is changing while keeping up with the development of new technologies. The proliferation of emerging technologies has dictated a rebirth of the printing industry. The Indian Printing Industry is well established and presently growing at 12% per annum. This book majorly deals with typographic technology, photo scanning systems, sequence of steps in the printing processes, size and scope of the printing industry, high volume printing technologies for the production of polymer electronic structures, inking system, film high contrast printing, principle of planographic printing, modern printing process, ink jet etc. The book contains the latest printing processes like web, gravure, flexo, security and offset printing. This book is an invaluable resource for new entrants, technicians, craftsmen and executives working with printing industries.