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Violet vs. thermal, processless or chemfree and aluminum or polyesters plates are just some
of the issues that continue to be investigated in the computer-to-plate (CTP)  arena.


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CRON, China’s Largest CTP Manufacturer, Forms Joint Venture with ECRM in North American Market

September 24, 2014

China’s largest CTP manufacturer Hangzhou CRON Machinery & Electronics Co., Ltd, will make its entry into the North American graphic communications market by forming a...

Kodak Adds Automation Capability to Its Trendsetter, Achieve Platesetters for Unmanaged Operation

July 17, 2014

Kodak's new Single Cassette Unit feature will enable Kodak Trendsetter and Achieve Platesetter lines to run unmanaged for up to seven and a half hours....

Nela Starts Year Strong in North America with Multiple Closed Orders, Several Installations

June 2, 2014

Nela has reported a positive first quarter with the closing of multiple orders and the completion of several installations in North America. "The beginning of...

Mitsubishi Imaging to Demo 4-Up Processless, Chemistry-free CTP at PRINT 13

MitsubishiImaging September 6, 2013

Mitsubishi Imaging will showcase its TDP-670E Thermal DigiPlate unit that is designed to be a larger, four-up version of the dual function TDP-459E CTP and...

Fujifilm to Increase Prices for Newspaper Products

August 9, 2012

Despite efforts to control costs, Fujifilm North America Corp., Graphic Systems Division, announced that it is implementing price increases of up to six percent for...

A Printer's Nightmare : Unhappily Ever After

Steve Olson of Steve Olson of Printing and Design August 2012

Every month, Steve Olson, owner of North Chicago-based Steve Olson Printing and Design, writes a check for $700 to pay for a glorified paper...

Fujifilm Opens State-of-the-Art CTP Plate Production Facility

February 10, 2012

In order to meet the growing demand for CTP products by offset printers, Fujifilm has opened a new, state-of-the-art plate manufacturing line in Tilburg, Netherlands....

Hudson Printing : Filling the Mid-Range Void

Hudson Printing ownership team August 2011

About two years ago, Hudson moved from a conventional, film-based platemaking process to a computer-to-plate (CTP) workflow and, in early 2010, was looking for a...

Matichon of Thailand Uses Kodak CTP and Plates to Grow Business

January 14, 2011

Matichon Company of Thailand uses KODAK TRENDSETTER 800 Platesetters, KODAK THERMALNEWS GOLD Digital Plates for newspaper printing and KODAK ELECTRA XD Plates for commercial printing....

Thairath Daily - Kodak Customer Testimonial Video - Generation News Platesetter

December 9, 2010

Thairath Daily, one of Thailand's most widely read newspapers, uses KODAK Generation News Platesetters and Computer to Plate Solutions including digital printing plates from Kodak...