Western Web Wins Again

By |May 24th, 2016|Categories: Awards|

Western Web wins a lot of awards at print quality competitions. That is because we have good equipment, great people running it and fantastic designers sending us cool stuff to print. In our eleven years

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Happy Earth Day

By |April 22nd, 2016|Categories: Green|

  We all see the “save a tree” encouragements designed to shame us into not using paper, but are they really true? No, in North America trees are doing just fine thanks.  It is blatant

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By |April 13th, 2016|Categories: Paper|

In virtually every other country in the world, the weights of various paper types are described by the simple definition of grams per meter squared (GMS). In Montreal, Paris, or Kabul for that matter, 52

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Hell Freezes Over

By |April 4th, 2016|Categories: Mailing|

At least that is how one of my favorite Blogs, Dead Tree Edition describes it, but it is good news for mailers. April 10 postal rates will go down for the first time since World

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Printing. Funny?

By |March 27th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|

So you think printing is boring ink on paper stuff.  Ha. Printing is funny. Here are my two favorite typo stories from the last thirty years. I’m visiting my good friends and customers at Redding

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Agricultural waste can be turned into air pollution or paper

By |September 28th, 2012|Categories: Green, Paper, Technology|

While investigating the situation in Clayoquot Sound I made friends with a Greenpeace associate.  We didn’t agree on everything, but we each trusted the other and stayed in touch.  A few months after the trip

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Clayoquot Sound

By |August 29th, 2012|Categories: Green, Paper|

In early 1993 I was reading The Sacramento News & Review, which my company printed.  I read an editorial about a terrible paper company that was leveling the forests and defiling a fantastic place called

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Di’s have it.

By |July 3rd, 2012|Categories: Paper, Technology|

Western Web is excited (Yippie!) about our new Ryobi 3034 DI press. This technology was developed in the 1990’s.  My good friend Art and I went to see the very first one made by Heidelberg

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