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Some firsts at Jarrolds

Writing in Lithographer Week in 1979, W. P. Jaspert listed these firsts at Jarrold Printing.

  • Use of 35mm transparencies in colour reproduction.
  • Installation of the largest 4-colour litho press in Europe.
  • Use of scanners in colour reproduction.
  • Largest web offset installation at one time in Europe.
  • Changeover from letterpress to litho.
  • Attendance of printers at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
  • Instigation of foreign language editions.