Pre-Press - Computer-to-plate
Eastman Kodak has acquired the assets of ECRM's computer-to-plate device business for the graphic arts and newspaper industries to strengthen its position in the CTP segment of the commercial printing industry.
The new Offset Technical Competence Center features commercial, packaging, newspaper, UV printing applications that also offer sustainable benefits. The facility showcases applications to reduce waste, eliminate chemicals, and lower ink consumption while saving energy.
When Presstek stopped making plates for the computer-to-plate system in San Bernardino Community College District's in-plant, the shop had some tough decisions to make about the fate of its offset presses.
Xitron has announced an agreement with Global Graphics Software, developer of the Harlequin RIP and parent company to RTI-RIPs.com, where on Jan. 2, 2018, Xitron acquired the Computer-to-Plate and Computer-to-Film RIP business of RTI.
Fujifilm North America will increase the prices of its offset printing plates as a result of raw material cost increases. But just how much will prices rise?
The publication of ISO 32000-2 (PDF 2.0), the latest version of the PDF specification, has been released by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). The document is a refinement of the venerable PDF format, originally published and made freely available by Adobe Systems since 1993.
The Dauphin County Library in-plant is using a Xanté Heavyweight Champion with PlateMaker 7 to print envelopes, banners and more.
“Good equipment is essential to keeping an in-plant viable,” asserts Doug Fenske.
As the clock ticks off the days until the drupa 2016 printing pilgrimage in Dusseldorf, Germany
The Jacksonville Transportation Authority’s in-plant has installed the first Glunz & Jensen PlateWriter 3600 CTP solution in the U.S.