Month: June 2017

4 Factors to Consider When Comparing Roll and Pouch Laminators

The act of laminating important documents requires using the right laminator overall. Both roll and pouch laminators add a professional touch, but which should become a permanent staple of your school or office? Here, we’ll discuss four factors that can help compare both models and leave you with a better chance of finding your perfect machine. 1. The Cost of Materials On the subject of material cost, pouches generally require more funding to fit more specific size variations. However, roll laminators have a larger throat width, offering more space to complete more laminating, often for less price per project....

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Understanding the Role of the Laminator “Throat”

What is the “throat” of a laminator, and how is it used in the lamination process? Read on to learn more about the throat’s purpose. The throat of the laminator is the opening where documents are inserted to be laminated. Its overall width is considered to be the “size” of the throat, indicating how many sheets can be placed into the laminator at one time. This is how it works for both the roll and pouch laminating machine: Roll Laminator With a throat size that can measure anywhere from 12 inches wide to 60 inches wide, the roll laminating...

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Paper Inspiration – Zara Kids Packaging

Young children are notorious for preferring to play with the boxes items arrive in more than the items themselves. And in the case of this clever packaging for Zara Kids, who could blame them? Created with a flush fit paper tube, the eyes of the characters are printed on the neck underneath, with die cuts in the cap allowing for crazier and crazier facial expressions as you turn the base. I could happily while away an hour interacting with these tubes that simply beg to be played with. Sliding the cap up and off reveals the actual product inside...

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The Balance Between Social Media and Print Media

Social media continues to lead when it comes to spreading material quickly across large groups of readers. However, does social media always succeed in winning over its readership, or is there a trust issue when it comes to reading from online sources, as opposed to print? When it comes to breaking news stories, social media has garnered a ‘sexy’ reputation for getting quick shares and gaining viewers – a possibility that businesses often can’t afford to ignore. However, social media is losing its reputability, as opposed to print media which seems to retain its trustworthiness with consumers. Recent studies...

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