One of the most far-reaching changes in the last three to five years is digital printing or direct-to-plate
Each of these larger printers can receive a creative file with scans, show proofs, produce film, prepare plates, provide direct-to-plate
capability, print, bind, address, sort files for postal discounts and drop ship the mail.
With three modern sheet-fed presses, a full web press, an extensive bindery and direct-to-plate
pre-press technology, Consolidated Printing Solutions capabilities will be unique in its market and provide the ability to meet any customer's needs.
and Hoechst AG developed the LE55 direct-to-plate
recently invested in several significant pieces of equipment, including a Creo-Scitex flexographic direct-to-plate
device, a 13" Mark Andy 8-color UV flexo press, and a 20" Webtron 1620 9-color flexo web press.
IdeaFX is a full service digital design company with Heidelberg direct-to-plate
digital printers for small and large sized offset print jobs.
The paper recently installed a direct-to-plate
system, and upgraded its advertising system following the acquisition of Mid York Weekly and shoppers.
Offset Press System and Revolutionizes the Digital Direct-to-Plate
Or, as O'Brien might say, direct-to-plate
is ready for the newspaper.
The Design Graphics, Pre-Press and Electronic Publishing category honored the MAGNITUDE as "a system that enables faster broadband delivery of shared -- and massive -- pre-press imaging files for remote direct-to-plate
printing," said the June 1999 issue.
Electronic pagination eliminated paper paste-up and it automated page assembly; direct-to-plate
output eliminated page films and it automated platemaking.
He was a director of the Muirhead Group, a pioneer in flatbed scanning, direct-to-plate
imaging, page facsimile, and broadband communication.