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Industry Events, Activities & Comments.
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Drupa

Touch the Future May 31 to June 10 in Dusseldorf Germany
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PRINT

News and Announcements about PRINT events in Chicago
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PrintingUNITED

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LabelExpo

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Editorial/White Papers

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Labels & Packaging Forum

Label and packaging focus with insights into PrePress and Workflow strategies, technologies–including InkJet and Hybrid presses–and general troubleshooting.
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Label Discussion

General and digitally printed label topics includes digital press technology, automated processing, automated finishing, substrates, FDA approved inks and other related topics.
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Packaging Discussion

A general packaging forum with a range of topics, including digitally printed folding cartons and flexible packaging also covers digital press technology, automated processing, substrates, FDA approved inks and automated die-cutting and finishing.
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What You Think?

Coronavirus

A place for Members to discuss and share thoughts & information about the COVID-19 Pandemic.
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Printing Industry News

Announce & Discuss Graphic Design, Printing, Publishing & Graphic Communication Topics.
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The Lounge

Come to the lounge to get away from shop talk. All things off-topic belong here.
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Moderators

A place for Administrators and Moderators only.
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Member Spotlight

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RE: Print

Goodness knows the print industry could use a bit of humor. To answer that desperate need, Gordon Pritchard created the first comic strip devoted to topics of interest to members of the printing and graphic communications industry.
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Video Forum

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PrePress and Workflow Discussions about: Workflow, Color Management, Fonts, CtP, Proofing, Postscript, PDF.

Prepress and Workflow Discussion

Discussion on PrePress and Workflow strategies, technologies and general troubleshooting. See vendor- and product-specific forums below.
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Computer To Plate

CtP Discussions, including: Processing, Processless, Plates, CtP Systems, Lotem, Plate Curves, Screen, Sonora, Antares, Thermal Plates, IR Plates, ECRM.
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Color Management

Color Management Discussions, including: Color Matching, Color Science, Spot Colors, Pantone, CYMK, RGB, Press Curves, Dot Gain, G7, GRACoL, ICC, Gamut.
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Online Proofing

Online & Mobile Proofing Discussions.
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Adobe

The Place for all Adobe technology and product questions
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Agfa Systems

The Place for all Agfa questions, including: Selectset, Avantra, Phoenix, Apogee, Accuset, Azura, Avalon, Galileo, Grand Sherpa.
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Esko

Esko Discussions, including: Automation, AutoTrapper, Kongsberg, PackEdge, WebCenter, Packaging Workflow.
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Enfocus

Enfocus Discussions, including: PitStop, Switch, Workflow Automation.
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Fujifilm

Bring your Fujifilm related questions and comments here
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Harlequin

A meeting place for print service providers using the Harlequin RIP
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Heidelberg

Heidelberg & QMDI discussions including pre-press and workflow topics
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Kodak Systems

Kodak Discussions include: Prosper, Preps, Prinergy, Brisque, Dolev, Magnus, Versamark, Sonora and Creo Scitex.
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RAMpage

Discussions on RAMpage Systems Automated Prepress Systems.
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Screen

Screen Discussions, including: TruePress, TrueFlow, Katana.
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Miscellaneous Prepress Applications

Other Prepress Discussions, including: Quark, Barcodes, TIFF Converters, Die Line Software, Ink Optimization, Font Management. Microsoft Office, Publisher, Corel, Freehand
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Wide Format and Inkjet Discussions on Wide Format and Inkjet technology and applications.

Wide Format and Inkjet Discussion

Wide Format Inkjet Discussions, including: Clear Media, Backlit Media, Epson, Mimaki, Canon, HP, Roland, Arizona, Anapurna, Vutek, Ink Compatability, Printing on Wood, Backlit Media, Vinyl Printing.
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Digital Printing A forum to discuss digital printing issues including digital press technology, data-driven print strategy, and other related topics.

Digital Printing Discussion

Digital Printing discussions: all about digital printing presses (no offset or flexo).
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VDP Hardware & Software Systems

Variable Data Printing Discussions, including: VDP, XMPie, FusionPro, PrintNet, Intelligent Barcodes.
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Web-enabled Printing Systems

Discussions on Web-enabled Printing and Web-to-Print hardware and software systems. Web2Print, W2P, Digital Storefront, B2C Storefront discussions.
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Production & Operations Management

MIS, ERP and Workflow

Discussions about: Workflow Automation, Scheduling, Reporting Systems, Job Tickets.
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Information Technology Help with issues not covered elsewhere.

Technology Help Desk

Discussions on developing and managing the IT infrastructure required to support operations across the enterprise.
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Press Technology

Sheetfed/Web Offset Discussion

Discussions on sheetfed and web offset press systems.
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Flexo

Flexographic printing technology discussions here
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PostPress, Binding and Finishing Binding & Finishing Discussions, including: Binding, Booklet Maker, Punching, Perfect bound, Case bound, Saddlestitch, Baumfolder, Horizon, Duplo, Muller-Martini, Standard, On Demand Machine, Digital Book finishing, Creasing, Scoring, Cutting, Diecutting, Folding, Inspection Numbering, Inserting.

PostPress, Binding and Finishing Discussion

Discussions on PostPress, Binding and Finishing Discussion operations, techniques, and strategies.
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Ink, Substrates, and Consumables Ink, Substrate & Consummables Discussions, including: UV, Solvent, High Gloss, Coverage, High / Low Migration, Rub Resistant, Soy Based, Laminating Films, Substrates, Opaque Coatings, Mylar Film, Metallics, Security.

Ink, Substrates, and Consumables Discussion

Discussions on Ink, Substrates, and Consumables including ink chemistry, paper properties, and other raw materials used in the print production process.
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Education

Education Discussion

Discuss industry education and scholarship. Including strategic education initiatives to promote the printing industry, and continuing education opportunities.
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Environment

Environment Discussion

Discuss environmental programs that reduce the impact of print manufacturing and distribution on the environment.
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Marketplace

Items for Sale

Individuals & Companies looking to Sell (not equipment brokers).
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Want to Buy

Individuals & Companies looking to Buy (not equipment brokers).
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Looking for Work

Individuals looking for Work.
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Looking for Employees/Help

Companies looking to fill Vacancies—full time & contract.
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So You Want to Invest In Inkjet

I Want to Invest in Inkjet, But…
Over the past few years I’ve watched a group of transactional and direct mail printers strategically shift from monochrome toner machines to full-color toner and inkjet presses. Most banished old black-only toner boxes but kept their color toner devices around because they anticipated needing both color inkjet and toner presses to meet customer needs. They were right then and continue to be right today. Because toner and inkjet can be better together. Read the Post

 

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