photocomposition machines

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photocomposition machines:

see printingprinting,
means of producing reproductions of written material or images in multiple copies. There are four traditional types of printing: relief printing (with which this article is mainly concerned), intaglio, lithography, and screen process printing.
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Uncertain about the future of offset printing, Garth considered diversifying.(18) He had learned about Higonnet and Moyroud's photocomposition machine from a former MIT colleague.
While Higonnet and Moyroud were in France designing and constructing a new commercial model of their photocomposition machine, Garth was busily pursuing investment partners who might help him finance the mass production of the invention.
Low submitted an immediate order, and in 1953 paid approximately $48,000 for the first commercial photocomposition machine ever installed at a newspaper.(25)