This article was written in response to the article titled, "TCO Considerations Before Acquiring a Digital Press," by Howie Fenton. The article looks at some of the issues that the authors feel make TCO a very limited tool when it comes to printing equipment investment decisions.
IKON Office Solutions, a Ricoh company, and The NAPL Network will offer four, half-day, hands-on workshops focusing on how and why printers are differentiating themselves by transitioning from traditional print shops into marketing service providers.
Presstek, Inc., a leading manufacturer and marketer of digital offset printing solutions, today announced it will be hosting an educational event in Irvine, CA from April 20-22. The Digital Offset Solutions Open House offers a great opportunity to learn how fully integrated and versatile solutions can help your business to become more capable, profitable, and competitive.
Innovate '05 Takes Digital Printing on the Road ROCHESTER, NY—Innovate '05 has begun its 14-city sweep across North America, offering attendees a day-long, free seminar on digital printing. Xerox Corp. is working with more than 25 industry partners to put on the tour. The program is designed to "help print providers and professionals in the marketing, creative and design services fields use digital printing technology to increase productivity, reduce costs, improve work processes and provide more services." Each tour stop will feature a keynote address delivered by Howie Fenton, senior consultant of digital technology, National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL); Bob Tapella, chief of
Digital Ins and Outs Tech Alert is the yearly conference at which the Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (GATF) presents the results of its latest original research studies. At the recently held 2001 conference, studies presented in the digital arena included "Digital Imaging Press Print Attributes," "Digital Photography" and "Remote Proofing—State-of-the-Art Report." According to Dr. Richard M. Adams, study presenter and a GATF research scientist, the digital imaging press study wasn't intended to be a "shoot out," whereby output from competing devices is compared to determine the "winner." Still, manufacturers of the presses in question were asked to print press sheets from a digital