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Markzware to Feature Artist Bob Killen Photographic Artwork
October 1, 2008

SANTA ANA, CA—October 1, 2008—Markzware, the leading developer of preflighting, data extraction and conversion software, today announced that it will be showcasing Bob Killen, artist in residence for the Mojave National Preserve, US National Park Service photographic artwork, of our national desert resources, at Graph Expo in Chicago from October 26-29, 2008 at booth #5255.

Settlement Reached in Patent Case
January 25, 2008

SANTA ANA, CA—Preflighting, data extraction and conversion software specialist Markzware announced that Enfocus and EskoArtwork have entered into a settlement agreement arising from the patent infringement lawsuit filed last May. Technologies involved are preflight products as described in the ‘641 patent. The agreement resolves all pending litigation between the companies. Details of the settlement are…

Sued Companies Deny Any Patent Wrongdoing
May 29, 2007

MANKATO, MN—Taylor Corp. is disputing the claims that its subsidiaries, 123Print Inc. and Drawing Board, infringed three patents held by VistaPrint. The patents relate to browser-based tools for online product design. Gregory Jackson, CAO and general counsel for Taylor Corp., said the suit is without merit. “Our companies have a 20-year history of assisting our customers with the implementation of e-commerce solutions, including Internet-based printing and print fulfillment,” Jackson said in a statement. “We provided our customers with these kinds of solutions well before VistaPrint even existed.” In another lawsuit, Artwork Systems Group said it is looking into claims made by Markzware that Artwork’s Enfocus preflight products

Markzware Claims Companies Infringing Patent
May 18, 2007

SANTA ANA, CA—Markzware has filed a lawsuit against three companies in federal court, claiming its patent for “examining, verifying, correcting and approving electronic documents prior to printing, transmission or recording” has been infringed.Named in the suit are Enfocus Software, Artwork Systems Group and Artwork Systems. The complaint seeks monetary and injunctive relief from all three…

Print 05 & Converting 05 -- New Product Reference Guide
August 1, 2005

Get your first look at a wide variety of new products that will be on display from September 9-15 at PRINT 05 & CONVERTING 05 at Chicago’s McCormick Place complex. More than 150 exhibiting companies have provided a preview of what they will be displaying at their booths. Be sure to closely examine this exclusive product reference guide while planning out a successful PRINT 05 strategy. Creo, a subsidiary of Kodak, will display Synapse EyeMedia software. This digital asset management system integrates with the Prinergy workflow management system and the Synapse InSite Internet portal into prepress. Creo will also feature digital print connectivity,

PREPRESS OPERATIONS -- Grounding Your Clients in Preflight
February 1, 2004

BY MARK SMITH Technology Editor To paraphrase Albert Einstein, the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting the result to change. File preparation for print almost fits that definition, except no one has really expected the results to change. For going on 20 years, the graphic arts community has been vexed by missing fonts, RGB images, inadequate image resolutions and other issues that result in "bad files." What has made this situation all the more frustrating is that the problems and remedies are commonly known. The disconnect between the design/creative and production stages of the process

August 1, 2002

CPS Corp., a sister company of INX International, has been recognized for its environmental record and has been accepted into the National Environmental Performance Program, administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Muller Martini has launched a new digital on-demand finishing division. Andrew J. Fetherman was named manager of the new division. Fetherman was formerly product manager for Muller Martini's press division. That post is now held by Donald Geiger. Kim Graven-Nielsen has been named president and CEO of newly formed Esko-Graphics. The company was created after the merger of Purup-Eskofot and Barco Graphics. Presstek Inc. announced the qualification of its Anthem thermal CTP

IPEX 2002 -- Products
June 1, 2002

Fuji Photo Film U.S.A. moved into violet imaging CTP technology by previewing three internal-drum systems that feature 30mW laser diodes for exposing photopolymer plates. The Saber Luxel Vx-6000 CTP handles a 29.5x26.4˝ maximum plate size and is offered in manual and semi-automatic configurations. The Saber Luxel V-9600 CTP and Vx-9600 CTP support a 45.7x37.8˝ maximum plate size and initially will be available in a fully automatic configuration. The Vx model supports a slightly larger imaging area and will be offered in manual and semi-automatic configurations in the future. Write in 382 on Reader Service Card Delphax Technologies debuted the Imaggia II series of sheetfed

GRAPHICS OF THE AMERICAS 2002 -- Shining in Miami
April 1, 2002

BY MARK MICHELSON With its emphasis on attracting graphic arts professionals from both North and Latin America, the 27th annual Graphics of the Americas (GOA) exhibition, held in early February at the Miami Beach Convention Center, bucked current industry trends of weak buying activity and light trade show traffic. All told, 22,101 people attended the event, which featured over 500 exhibitors representing approximately 1,500 different companies and occupying nearly 1,400 booths. The Printing Association of Florida (PAF), the exhibition organizer, points to several key factors to explain the strong showing in light of recent economic turmoil. "As the first major printing, converting and graphic arts show

Seybold SF--Beyond the Golden Gates, Digital Innovation Awaits
August 1, 1998

BY MARIE RANOIA ALONSO Seybold San Francisco may not have the same prepress hardware punch as its East Coast counterpart, but digital file delivery, digital content manipulation, color management and Internet design tools are enough to get the industry pointed in a Golden Gate direction. What to expect? Count on the show emphasizing content manipulation and color management—from creation through output. Be ready to see a variety of software tools to handle everything from creation of files to data storage, archival and retrieval—not to mention unique enhancements to the movement of repurposing digital content for the World Wide Web. Get ready for a hearty serving of alphabet soup—as