Print21 magazine: Digital technology to underpin evolution of print finishing
A new Smithers Pira report highlights how postpress will increasingly look to incorporate digital technologies as it adjusts to changing nature of the global print marketplace.
Almost all printed material has to be finished and converted into a saleable item. Today post-press equipment is increasingly sophisticated, with computer control driving servomotors to automate set-ups.
There are in-line integrated single-pass solutions, near-line where finishing is close to the printing machine and the finishing is controlled by the same software, or completely separate off-line solutions. Read more in Print21 magazine.