Print Plus UK adds PressProfiler and PressSave

Print Plus UK, Bradford, have turned once more to the experts at Prepress UK, the pre-press specialists based in Cheltenham and Brighton, to order its third PressProfiler product, and to add PressSave Colour Server to its pre-press operation.

Having purchased an eight-colour B2-format Heidelberg CD75 press to run alongside its B1 SM102, owner Salman Malik had no hesitation in adding PressProfiler to the configuration. “PressProfiler has given us consistent results from the first time we tried it. We can save as much as 70% on make-readies using PressProfiler. With run lengths continuing to fall, such savings on make-readies are essential. This enhancement will pay for itself in no time at all.

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ColourLinx Brings Colour Continuity to Harcourt

Harcourt Colour Printers, Swansea, turned to the experts at Prepress UK, the pre-press specialists based in Cheltenham and Brighton, in order to create a level playing field in the world of printed colour reproduction. The installation of ColourLinx at the Swansea company has brought colour continuity to the wide range of output devices in use at the company.

The move is already paying dividends for the print producer as it gains new business and sees former clients returning with more work. Harcourt Colour Printers represents Prepress UK’s first installation of the impressive ColourLinx product.

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PressSave Brings Surprising Digital Boost to PWPFS Print & Design

Hoddesdon-based commercial printer PWPFS Print & Design has become the latest printing business to seek the savings offered by PressSave and PressProfiler software products from Prepress UK, independent supplier of pre-press hardware and software based in Cheltenham and Brighton.

PressSave Colour Server is the highly affordable way to automatically optimise all PDF and image files to reduce unnecessary ink coverage, standardise colour, and save as much as 25% in overall ink volume.

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PressSave Provides Savings for The Print Academy (Yorkshire)

The Print Academy (Yorkshire) Ltd, Bradford, has become the latest printer to start saving money on its ink spend following the installation of PressSave and PressProfiler software from Prepress UK, Cheltenham and Brighton, the independent supplier of pre-press hardware and software.

PressSave Colour Server is the highly affordable way to automatically optimise all PDF and image files to reduce unnecessary ink coverage, standardise colour, and save up to 25% in overall ink volume. The Print Academy is running the software to prepare files for production on its Heidelberg CD102 six-colour press. The B1 printer calculates savings in the region of 22 to 25% on ink costs since adding the software solution.

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Prepress UK and StudioRIP in PrintMonthly

Nic Chapman, director of Prepress UK, featured heavily in the recent Prepress Workflow article in PrintMonthly magazine. Commenting on affordable production workflow for UK printers Nic said "There is feeling from the typical jobbing printer that these big high end workflows and the companies that sell them do not under-stand the needs of the typical printer or understand the financial pressure they are under."

For the full article and all of Nic's thoughts about workflow please see the PrintMonthly Workflow article

CardWriter 3.6 Released

Prepress UK have today released version 3.6 of their Heidelberg CIP3 card writing application for their affordable ink key presetting solution, PressProfiler.

PressProfiler CardWriter v3.6 adds the ability to archive inking data back from Heidelberg Job Cards that have been adjusted on press and re-saved to the memory card. Now CardWriter makes it incredibly easy to archive adjusted inking data for later reprint, as well as preset ink duct profiles from prepress data.

For more details of PressProfiler please click here.

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Severn to Steer Large Format with StudioRIP Inkjet

Gloucester-based print and digital media house, Severn, has turned to Prepress UK in order to keep its Kodak Prinergy driven Epson large format printers producing ISO12647-2 certified proofs. The single StudioRIP Inkjet Edition software package is driving two Epson 7800 printers – and producing proofs at twice the speed of the original system.

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Joined Up Workflow and New Press for Truprint Media

Truprint Media, Margate, has announced details of an upgrade to its pre-press department that allows one single software solution to output to proofing, computer-to-plate production, and digital printing. The StudioRIP Workflow product was supplied and configured by Prepress UK, the pre-press specialists based in Cheltenham and Brighton.

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Faster Make-Ready and Reduced Waste for Woodrow Press with PressProfiler

City printer Woodrow Press Ltd, Surrey Quays, SE16, has expanded its press firepower with the addition of a second Heidelberg SM74 five-colour press. The new machine joins an existing five-colour SM74 and replaces a two-colour machine. The new press has been equipped with PressProfiler from Prepress UK from day one, and the powerful and easy to use ink coverage and ink zone calculation solution will also be added to the existing five-colour press.

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