RFID Tags: Part 2 (Printable nanocircuits to replace the humble barcode?)

January 12, 2011
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As we discussed in RFID Tags: Part 1, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags are often used as highway tolls, anti-counterfeiting devices and in public transit cards. But the tags, which are made of silicon, are more expensive than paper and they have to be applied onto the product as a second step. Researchers in […] Read more »

Easy to Use Paper Weight Conversion Tool

January 10, 2011
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The weight of a certain type of paper is presented differently depending on the location where the paper is being produced and sold. In North America, each specific type of paper is measured in pounds per 500 standard-sized sheets, and different types of paper have different standard sheet sizes. In Europe, however, paper weights are given in […] Read more »

Local Playschool Benefits from Paper Rolls

January 4, 2011
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Being a printer, it’s kind of a given that we use a fair bit of paper! So when the paper rolls we use get too small for the web presses, we make it our goal to find good homes for them. Our paper roll cores are great for schools, non-profit organizations and creative types. […] Read more »

It’s News! Phoebe sits with Santa

December 24, 2010
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Leon Oldale, our resident colour specialist in the prepress department here at Still Creek Press, arrived at work this morning to discover that the feature picture on the front page of today’s Vancouver Province was none other than that of his own four-year-old daughter Phoebe, sitting on Santa’s knee. Leon and his wife Jacinda had […] Read more »