electronic prepress

electronic prepress

The use of computers to prepare camera-ready materials up to the actual printing stage. It includes drawing, page makeup and typesetting, all performed electronically rather than by drafting or mechanical cut and paste methods.
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In the electronic prepress world, software is more intelligent.Those tasks that previously were done manually are now done automatically.You don't need a computer science degree to develop a workflow system.
HMRM has partnered with leading Southern California printing firm Southwest Offset Printing as its manufacturing, electronic prepress and distribution hub.
"Mike Stone brings to his new position hands-on expertise with both the technical and operational aspects of electronic prepress systems," said Robert Prah, Screen's vice president of sales.
This edition has more illustrations and a guide to generating files for electronic prepress, and emphasizes the importance of the computer.
Electronic prepress technicians use computers, workstations and other devices to prepare jobs for printing or output through other means.
PRODUCT MARKETING SUPPORT COMPANIES: Sales from $10 - $40MM doing digital printing, personalization, mailing services and inserting, bindery, electronic prepress, sheet-fed printers 2-color and up.
These sectors were electronic prepress services (11.4 percent), trade bindery (8.7 percent), marketing and promotional printing (6.9 percent), manuals/document printing (6.0 percent), catalogs and directories printing (5.5 percent), and direct mail printing (5.4 percent).
EFTC will supply Agfa with circuit card assemblies used in Agfa's Electronic Prepress Systems (EPS).
Job functions in electronic prepress also change every 24 months, and Moore-Langen, like most printers today, pays a lot of attention to recruitment, workforce development and training.
Frank Kenavan, electronic prepress interface manager at Acorn Press, finds CTP printing well-suited to financial services with tight lead times; once everyone from marketing to legal sees the piece, there are usually no changes on press.
According to Hemson Consulting Ltd., the strength of Toronto's economy in the future will be focused on the growth and development of such knowledge intensive industries as banking and insurance, business services, communications, information technology, computer software, electronic prepress, environmental protection, project engineering, telecommunications, health products, medical research, biotechnology.
Meanwhile, Guncheon sees himself as being in the experimental stages of electronic prepress. He monitors the quality of color photo separations by using desktop separation technology sparingly.
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