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  • 1. The Transformation of Offset Printing
    David Grubbs
    April 21-22, 2010  San Antonio, TX
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  • 2. future of print
    • What is the Future of Print?
    • 3. Is it Dying?
    • 4. Is it Changing?
  • future of print
    • How Important Will Technology Be To Your Company’s Success?
    • 5. It Will Be Necessary For You To Partner With Forward Thinking Marketing Services Providers Who Invest in the Latest Technology
    • 6. Does Anyone Come to Mind????
  • future of print
    • Will All Printers Survive?
    • 7. What Will Differentiate One Printer From Another?
    • 8. Is CGX The Right Printer For You?
  • future of print technology
    • What Will Print Look Like in The Next Five Years From Heidelberg’s perspective?
    • 9. Will There Be Hybrid Offset & Digital Machines In The Near Future???
    • 10. UV, Specialty Printing, Different Substrates Like Foils, Plastics, Lenticulars, Hybrid Offset & Digital Technology combined In-Line
    • 11. Everything To with Print Must Be “Green”
  • future of print job submission
    • How Will Print Buyers Submit Jobs in The Future?
    • 12. Remote File Submission – Print Buyers Will Have Their Own Websites
    • 13. Immediate Notification that File Will Be Proofed, Content & Color Checked
  • future job tracking
    • Where is my job right now?
    • 14. Because Print Shop Will Be Digitally Integrated, Anyone In The Print Shop Can See “Real Time” Where Any Job Is in the Process.
    • 15. Jobs Will Flow Faster, Manufacturing Costs Will Be Lowered, Last Minute Changes Will Occur Easily
  • future printing technology
    • Offset or Digital? Does it Matter? CGX Has Made Major Investments In Both
    • 16. Not To CGX, They Have Multiple Technical Means to Supply Your Job
    • 17. They Will Advise You Which Technology Makes The Most Sense!
  • remote proofing
    You Can Proof A Job From Anywhere At Anytime!
    Multiple Sites Collaborating Online at the Same Time, Faster OK turnaround
    No Need For Future Press Checks
  • 18. future high definition soft proofing
    • Effective use of Soft-Proofing
    • 19. Efficient: No more waiting for shipping
    • 20. Delivery and Dispatch
    • 21. Fast: Immediate feedback
    • 22. Instant on-line collaboration
    • 23. Consistent: Content and color approval
    • 24. Saves time and money
  • future integration workflow
    • Use of Color Standards Like G7 Color Standards, Complete Print Shop Connectivity
    • 25. Integrated Workflows Will Allow CGX To Offer Faster Turnaround Times at the Highest Quality Levels
  • future brand protection
    • Security Printing Technologies
    • 26. Specialized printing techniques that effectively prevent fraud and product counterfeiting
    • 27. Increase Brand protection using…
    • 28. Hidden Images, 2-D Barcodes, Laser Sensitive Inks, Color Shifting Inks, Fluorescent inks and coatings, Holograms, RFID, etc.
  • future in-line offset color measurement
    • Use of Spectral Measuring Systems
    • 29. Color Is Read In-Line on Press
    • 30. 90 % Waste Reduction Achieved Allows For “Green” Sustainability
    • 31. Much Faster Manufacturing Process Allowing For Lower Cost & Higher Throughput
  • future offset print technology, Anicolor
    Speedmaster SM 52
    Anicolor inking unit without ink zones
    Speedmaster SM 52
    Conventional inking unit with ink zones
  • 32. future offset print technology, Anicolor
    • Lower Costs Than Static Digital Print
    • 33. Low to no Waste, “Green Machine”
    • 34. More Cost Efficient on runs from 250 – 5,000
    • 35. Will See on Larger Format Presses In The Future, 29” & 40”
  • going “Green”
    There Will Be No Lack of Performance For Printing “Green”, It Will Probably Be Better Than Today
    There Will Be No Premium Price Associated With Going “Green”
    If a Printer or Supplier Does Not Jump On The “Green” Bandwagon, He May As Well Close His Doors.
  • 36. The Transformation of Offset Printing
    David Grubbs
    April 21-22, 2010  San Antonio, TX