Extending the convenience and efficiency of automation to the customer is a priority for most printers," said CIP4
CEO, Henny van Esch.
Some of the early stories that CIP4
has assembled are promising: Printers who have invested from $50,000 to $1.
All NGP operations will be assumed by CIP4
during a transitional period between now and the drupa trade show in May.
is a not-for-profit association and is registered with the U.
Now the launch of MO-4, a platform-based offset press working with easy load sleeve technology, CIP4
in control, P2P automatic register Nilpeter continues to be the leader in this sector.
A proponent of industry standards and color management and control, Sweeney has been associated with many efforts related to the latter, and has advised many industry organizations including Technical Association of the Graphic Arts, PIA/GATF, IDEAlliance, ANSI Committee for Graphic Arts Technical Standards, Specifications for Web Offset Publications, the Research & Engineering Council of National Association for Printing Leadership and CIP4
Prograph and Hagen OA are among the first management systems to be certified during the stringent Job Definition Format (JDF) testing process conducted by PIA/GATF, the official certification body for CIP4
(the International Cooperation for the Integration of the Processes in Prepress, Press and Postpress).
CRC is also a member of CIP4
and is committed to providing JDF integration to all of its customers.
But, as one executive recalled, as "the project's scope broadened significantly," CIP3 became CIP4
(Integration of Processes in Prepress, Press and Postpress), and the PostScript-based PPF evolved into the more broadly applicable JDF, based on the less constraining XML.
In fact, we hold the chair for the CIP4
Workgroup for Packaging and Labels--the global organization responsible for the development of JDF.
EFI solutions will also be shown in partner booths throughout Ipex and in the Process Automation and JDF Pavilion co-sponsored by CIP4
Closely allied is the Networked Graphic Production organization, whose 36 partners are members of CIP4