Action Printing

CIP4 Pain or Paradise?
April 1, 2004

Action Printing is an early success story in the printing industry's efforts to implement an integrated CIP4 workflow. We are using Creo's UpFront software to create CIP4 files for re-use in their prepress department, as well as in the department bindery, on a flat bed cutter and a saddle stitcher. We are currently working to expand our CIP4 network to include a CIP4-enabled folding machine, and to use CIP4 files created by our RIP to pre-set ink keys on sheetfed presses. We're focusing on adding CIP4 technology in every scenario where doing so will increase efficiency or reduce waste. Action Printing arrived at this advanced stage of