As a consultant and Quick Printing columnist, John Giles daily receives emails and telephone calls from quick printers concerning the operations of their prepress departments. This month he shares some of the answers to common questions.
Over the past decade, digital printing technology has continued to grow, fueled by technical advancements in equipment that has allowed end users to offer more service options that were previously possible only in the traditional offset print markets.
Given today’s growing interest in green, sustainable solutions, aggressive solvent printers appear to be falling out of favor with many. That naturally invites the question whether solvent technology has a future in the industry.
Can quick printers expect business as usual in the prepress department in the coming years? As the print industry tries to find its footing after being hammered by the economy the past two years, now would be a good time to take a look at trends in that...