- Printer (publisher)
A printer is a company that provides commercial
printingservices, often also offering typesettingand book-bindingservices. The term can also refer to people who operate printing presses, or who run printing companies.
With the invention of the
moveable typeprinting press by Johannes Gutenbergaround 1450, printing — and printers — proliferated throughout Europe.
Today, printers are found throughout the world. They include:
*Newspaper printers, often owned by newspaper publishers
*Magazine printers, usually independent of magazine publishers
*Book printers, often not directly connected with book publishers
*Commercial printers, often offering digital and traditional printing services
Someone who makes artistic prints, usually by hand in limited runs, is known as a
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