At Todmorden Antiquarian Society’s meeting on November 19, printer David Evans presented his second lecture to the Society by showing a film – Linotype: The Eighth Wonder of the World.
This was a fascinating insight into how, in 1887, a German immigrant to the USA – watchmaker Ottmar Mergenthaler – designed and produced the machine which gave the world our modern printed word, writes Ann Anthon. [Read More...]
A SOUTH Lakeland-based printer has become the first in Cumbria – and one of just a handful in the UK – to be officially recognised as carbon neutral.
H&H Reeds Printers achieved the environmental gold standard when it was named the county’s first accredited Carbon Balanced Publication Printer.
This effectively means that the print jobs it produces have zero impact on the environment and, therefore, climate change.
The paper used by the Milnthorpe company is carbon balanced and customers are also given the opportunity to offset the carbon generated by their products through a payment the printer makes to the World Land Trust. [Read More...]