THE VARIOUS PRINTING PROCESSES

THE VARIOUS PRINTING PROCESSES

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Printing Process

Inventor

Year

1.       Letterpress Printing Process Johann Gutenberg 1440
2.       Offset Printing Process Allois Senefelder 1796
3. Rotary Printing Process Richard MarchHoe 1843
4. Linotype Printing Process Ottmar Mergenthaler 1884
5.       Gravure Printing Process Karl Kleitsch 1879
6.       Flexography Printing Process C.A Howles 1908
7.       Silk Screen Printing Process Samuel Simson 1907

 

Notes-

  • Printing technology came to India in 1556.
  • 1st movable type printing was invented by Bi Sheng.
  • Paper invented by Ts’ai’Lun.
  • The first printing press was established in Bombay in 1674.
  • Second printing press established in Madras in 1772.
  • Third established in Calcutta in 1779.

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