Gravure is a high quality printing process capable of producing printed images which have a continuous tone effect similar to a photograph. The gravure process utilizes a metal printing cylinder onto which the image is etched. The gravure cylinder can be created with analog or digital plating processes.

Gravure is used for many packaging applications , magazines, and pressure sensitive labels. Gravure is the preferred method of producing magazines and catalogs that have large circulations. The National Geographic Magazine is an example of a publication that utilizes rotogravure

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"Gravure" is in the NAICS Code "323111"
  (Commercial Gravure PrintingDatabases gravure printing without publishing)


"Gravure" is in the HS Code "8443.40"
  - - Gravure printing machinery
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