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Perfecting Proofing
January 1, 2011

The goal of an effective proofing system is to ensure predictable, repeatable results throughout a print run by achieving the closest possible match between the proof and the printing press using color management and screening techniques. An effective proofing system will be able to accurately reproduce trap and overprint characteristics, together with the fine lines and text that are critical in package and label design. Inks or dyes, media, RIPs, and color management tools all will play important supporting roles.

Ten Years After: CIP4 and the Creation of JDF
October 13, 2010

Few printers know the name "International Cooperation for the Integration of Processes in Prepress, Press, and Postpress" Association. And although the moniker "CIP4" is more recognizable, the organization's impact on the printing industry is huge.

Label Traxx Partners with RotoMetrics
September 17, 2010

MILWAUKEE—From either the estimating or order processing module in Label Traxx, narrow-web label manufacturers and converters can access the RotoMetrics MyRoto order system directly to quickly and reliably obtain tool pricing.

Better Files
November 1, 2009

The 7 deadly signs of print production...some of the nightmarish things that designers do when preparing a project to be printed.

A Different Approach to Inventory Management
July 1, 2009

Various factors drive a business to increase efficiencies in business operations. During the past two years, the state of the economy has caused many companies to examine their books very carefully and reallocate, eliminate, or re-evaluate where necessary.