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History of Printing Technology

Before Johannes Gutenberg invent the printing press around 1440, the quantity of manuscript books in medieval Europe could be summed in a few thousands. By 1500, a thousand printing presses were in operation in 250 cities and had printed 8 million copies of books. Today, the world has produced over a trillion books. From woodblocks and lithography to rotary press, offset printing and xerography, see the evolution and history of printing technology through the years. See also 3D Printing: The Future is Now and Standard Paper Sizes for Printing.

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10/05/2017