The next version of QuarkXPress 2018, due for release in mid-May, offers users a range of new features, including a deeper selection of options for professional print publishing. These include additional processing for color fonts, higher compression rates and the ability to create PDF files which comply with both the PDF/A and PDF/X standards. This is made possible thanks to the complete integration of pdfToolbox from callas software GmbH. Acting as a software development kit (SDK), pdfToolbox fits seamlessly into existing solutions.

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This is part two of a two-part series detailing the ins and outs of web fonts and HTML5; 

Part one of this series talked about what web fonts are—to quickly recap, they are fonts that are not pre-installed on computers and instead are downloaded to devices on-demand when a piece of HTML5 content is loaded. And unlike type embedded in an image, web fonts are live text.

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Toby Gadd, President, Montage Graphics

Montage Graphics, based in Fort Collins, Colorado, began life as a design and marketing agency in the early 1970s. President, Toby Gadd, acquired the company in 2001, and it was his vision to make Montage Graphics the comprehensive one-to-one marketing solutions and creative service provider that it is today.

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What happens if the customer doesn't like a printed reproduction, even certified? Maybe it's too flat, too hot, too cold, and so on?

How many times the customer seeing a printed job result says: "Yes, this is what we wanted, but ...". Another legitimate question is: "What is the purpose of a high-quality printout?"

The goal of the system described in this article is to obtain quality prints, so that the customer agrees and says, "It's nice, I like it, I buy it (therefore I pay for it). "

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Odystar is used to create manageable PDF files concurrently for proofing and print production.

Marceline, Missouri based Walsworth Publishing Company is using EskoArtwork Odystar to deliver customers what they could not deliver before: high-quality PDF proof and production files of reasonable size. Walsworth Publishing Company is a family-owned printing company with more than 1,250 employees worldwide. In 1947, the company began to produce yearbooks in its Marceline facility.

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From left: Hide Tsukada, Manager of Imaging Media Divison., Shimpei Yamada, General Manager of Imaging Media Division, and Shinsuke Imanishi, Group Leader of Imaging Media Division.

Mitsubishi Paper Mills (MPM) demonstrated its new CtP platesetter with the latest generation of chemical-free offset printing plates, Violet Digiplate (VDP) at the last drupa. Now the award-winning Japanese total imaging product supplier has pushed its boundaries in prepress for the market in China reports Christel Lee from Print World Asia.

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French software innovator Caldera is sharing its landmark 25th anniversary with customers adopting its V11 RIP suite by offering a pair of Pantone Lighting Indicators for free to new or upgrading customers. The D50 and D65 Lighting Indicator stickers can be used to determine if lighting conditions are correct for color matching and evaluation. The offer stands until December 31st 2016 and is available throughout Caldera’s extensive global sales channel.

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Founded in 1839, Grupo El Comercio in Peru currently creates five daily newspapers and five magazines covering topics such as sports, politics, finance and current events. The publisher needed to modernize its production environment to implement a unified newsroom and an efficient multi-channel publishing workflow. After a comprehensive evaluation, the group selected WoodWing Enterprise as its new publishing system for print and soon online, tablet and mobile.

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Colour, China Print, Consistency, Customise, Customers: Peter He, Vice-President for Sales Greater China from X-Rite Asia Pacific Limited, sums up for Print World Asia. Christel Lee reports.

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At Dana, we design holistic communication programs to meet your business and communication needs. What makes us different is our approach to every retail challenge and commitment to excellence.

  • Strategic Planning
  • Design & Creative Services
  • Prototyping
  • Manufacturing
  • Quality Control Inspections
  • Warehousing and Distribution Services
  • Training and Orientation Sessions
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