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  • n  a printing process that uses an etched or engraved plate; the plate is smeared with ink and wiped clean, then the ink left in the recesses makes the print
  • n  a printing plate used in the process of gravure
  • n  an intaglio print produced by gravure
  • n  the act of intaglio printing

  • First issue of the 10 monthly gravure picture magazine was a 705,000 sellout, and the present 1,700,000 circulation came in generous leaps bounds as the monthly became a .
  • Moreover, a new printing technique called gravure had arisen to fill a growing need for fast color printing.
  • In both letterpress and gravure, the impression is taken directly from the printing plate (see diagrams.
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  • American Packaging Corporation Announces Rotogravure Expansion
    ROCHESTER, NY  – The Board of Directors of American Packaging Corporation is pleased to announce the approval of the next $18 million expansion project in Columbus WI at its Rotogravure Printing and Laminating Division.  This is one of several major expansions that have been approved in recent years for the company.  “American Packaging is a growth company with a long history in ...
    Aug. 30, 2013 - ThomasNet

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