Are There Any Traditional Print Buyers Left?

Are There Any Traditional Print Buyers Left?

Traditional print buyers are going the way of the dodo. The priorities and responsibilities of a print buyer have shifted, and the dynamic between buyer and printer has changed as well. The ‘new’ incarnation of print buyers have different expectations and needs from...
Irrefutable Proof: How Proofing has Evolved

Irrefutable Proof: How Proofing has Evolved

A long time ago (longer than I care to admit), the prepress department used tools like QuarkXpress, PageMaker and FrameMaker to generate postscript (.ps) files. We’d send these monstrous mountains of mystery to a Harlequin RIP (Raster Image Processor) with our fingers...
How to Handle Rush Print Jobs Effectively

How to Handle Rush Print Jobs Effectively

It seems like the more technology we have, the less time we have (you would think it would be the opposite). In the commercial printing world, this translates into shorter turnaround times, without much help from process technology. Commercial print jobs that once...