Prepress

Kodak expands in China

Artwork Systems and Esko Join Forces

Artwork Systems and Esko have reached an agreement where the two companies will combine their operations.

Kodak Participates in 5th Annual IPA Color Proofing RoundUP

Kodak entered six systems for the testing in the 5th Annual IPA Color Proofing RoundUP, the most of any vendor, covering all proofing technology platforms: digital halftone, inkjet, and monitor.

Kodak Releases New Version of Insite Prepress Portal

Version 5.0 of the Kodak Insite prepress portal system offers a series of new features to enhance collaboration and productivity among prepress operators, print buyers, and service representatives.

Out in Front

With an eye on huge growth in luxury brands, UpFront expands its resources with a Mitsubishi UV sheet-fed press.

A Scrappy Competitor

Rich Shaw, general production manager of Mohawk Northern Plastics, says the 35-year-old company has enjoyed sustained success by operating state-of-the-art

Fox Valley Technical College Adds Kodak Equipment

A new Kodak Trendsetter 400 II Quantum Platesetter at Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) will serve dual purposes: hands-on training for the next generation of graphic communications providers and improved turnaround time for customers of the school's in-plant print shop.

Directing Design

Because design has become the No. 1 differentiator for product innovation among manufacturers, design life-cycle management (DLM) has gained prominence as a packaging system tailored to meet the needs of CPCs and their graphic communication partners. Integrated and web-based, DLM streamlines the package design and production process—from ideation through design, packaging, and production.

Kodak Plate Now Available in the U.S. and Canada

Kodak Thermal Direct non-process printing plate now is commercially available in the United States and Canada.

PIA/GATF and Kodak Release Results of Seminar Series

A series of eight PIA/GATF, sponsored by Kodak, seminars this summer discussed the importance of communicating the demands of printing early in the design phase. The content is available in a book from gain.net.

Proof is in the Process

A perennial problem for consumer product companies is approving expensive packaging runs before seeing what the finished product will look like on the

PDFs for Packaging

In response to ever-increasing consolidation in the pharmaceutical market, an alliance of package printers established Copapharm Europe in 1997. Formed

IPA Releases Proofing Roundup Report

IPA has released its Special Report, announcing the results of the 4th Annual IPA Color Proofing Roundup, conducted during the IPA Technical Conference, June 6-8, 2006, in Chicago.

RIT Installs Inline Densitometer from GretagMacbeth

GretagMacbeth has installed a vipPAQ inline densitometric color measuring system at the Rochester Institute of Technology for use in its Printing Applications Laboratory.

Inkjet Proofing Solution Receives SWOP Certification

Kodak's Matchprint Inkjet Desktop, 400 and 800 Proofing Solutions earned SWOP (Specifications for Web Offset Publications) Certification just three months after being launched at Print 05.

A Perfect Match

Macaran proofs color labels directly on flexo substrates with Latran's Prediction.

The Design Supply Chain

The packaging industry needs a comprehensive workflow that optimizes process efficiency throughout the entire supply chain.

Completing the Circle: Quality Assurance for the New Digital Workflow

Rock-Tenn supplies printing services to some of the world's most notable brands. Quality control is the No. 1 manufacturing concern, particularly since

Proofing System Lives Up to Expectations

When printer/converter Group 360 Atlanta, a member of the St. Louis-based Group 360 Inc., decided to enter the world of digital proofing, operations manager

A Wise Investment

Wise Tag & Label takes the guesswork out of its print process with Latran's Prediction proofing system.

The Power of Three

Together Mark Andy, Creo, and DuPont create a second "triangle of strength" for one Canadian label converter.

What Would PI Do?

PI, or Packaging Innovators, will always service the customer. And the corrugated plant does it well with the divine help of SunGraphics.

From Concept to Completion

Harnessing the improved processing power of today's Macs and PCs, packaging software developers now are offering high-performance plug-ins for the industry's

The Right Combination

With Glenroy's flexible packaging expertise and Pen & Inc.'s prepress know-how, the two team up for an award-winning association.

It's a Color Thing

And a speed thing, too. If you're a package printer, you know what I'm talking about and so do your proofing suppliers. The pressure on time to market

Agfa Ships Apogee 3, Renews Enfocus Contract

GHENT, BELGIUMEnfocus Software recently announced the renewal of its contract with Agfa to include Enfocus technology into Agfa's Apogee workflow solutions.

Creo Produces 7000th Brisque Prepress Workflow

Creo Products, Inc., recently announced the production of its 7000th Brisque workflow, which the company says is scheduled for installation in March.

MacDermid ColorSpan Charts New Course

MINNEAPOLIS, MN -- MacDermid ColorSpan, Inc., recently announced it's refocusing its business operations and marketing direction to better address the

ICC Review to Affect Color Software

The International Color Consortium (ICC) has announced that a major revision to the ICC specification is available for review and comment.

Creo Invests Millions in printCafe

Creo Products Inc. reports it has invested $23.6 million (US) in printCafe, Inc., as part of a $39.6 million private placement of equity and debt.

Sun Chemical HD Plates

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