What you must know about prepress in the digital age
By Eric Fiedler
In a profession that requires perfection, the prepress process can cause nothing less than an excess of stress. Seemingly endless variables and tight deadlines can make prepress production a tough area for distributors to master.
"If the press is the heart of an operation, prepress is the soul," said Henry Hatch, president of the International Prepress Association. "No matter what type of printing equipment you have, your prepress people must be able to get the job done right every time in order to succeed."