Pre-Press - Proofing

Chuck Geschke, Creator of PostScript, PDF Dies at Age 81
April 19, 2021 at 2:46 pm

His first product was Adobe PostScript, which sparked the desktop publishing revolution. PostScript profoundly disrupted the typesetting industry, as well as altered overall prepress and print production workflows. Chuck Geschke also co-created the PDF (Portable Document Format), Acrobat, Illustrator, and Photoshop software programs.

To Proof or Not to Proof?
September 7, 2016 at 10:23 am

Is the contract proof relevant today? Should we stop offering hard copy color proofs altogether?

How Web to Print Saved a K-12 In-Plant
June 10, 2015 at 10:00 am

A Web to print solution for one school district that saved thousands, could work for your in-plant. We’ll share steps they took.

Changing With the Times
December 1, 2012

At the World Bank, we certainly needed to do some major adapting if we were to continue successfully serving our customers. Our main concern was the large distance between our operational groups. To address this new reality, we decided to embrace the challenge of overhauling our workflow. As a result, we have implemented a good number of systems and technological tools that will help us take our operation into the future.

The Latest Developments in Monitor Soft Proofing
March 1, 2010

MONITOR SOFT proofing allows many benefits in terms of time and convenience. With the current economic challenges, all printers must look at ways to increase efficiencies. Soft proofing and online collaboration were obvious solutions even before the current financial meltdown, and now the case for soft proofing is even more compelling.

Soft Proofing: Fact and Fiction
November 1, 2008

SOFT PROOFING seems to be causing at least some degree of discomfort in the in-plant world. Should we be offering it? How do we do it? What exactly is it? We use soft proofing a lot at the University of Missouri. Our designers and a good number of our customers really like it. We send PDF proofs to customers during the design stage. Our designer exports the job file into a PDF as soon as it is designed and sends it to the customer. Soft proofs save customers money on one or possibly multiple sets of proofs. For example, the least