Printing Impressions’ Sustainability in Commercial Printing News for December, 2008.
A few years ago, Adobe set out on a quest to promote an integrated, flexible printing architecture developed to streamline prepress and production workflows. Today, Adobe Extreme is in place at commercial printers the likes of Johnson Printing. Is the Colorado-based printer's experience with the new printing architecture truly extreme? Printing Impressions sought the answer. BY MARIE RANOIA ALONSO Faster prepress. This was a primary goal for Johnson Printing, a Boulder, CO-based commercial printing operation with its sights set on adopting Adobe PDF. Circa late 1998, prepress employees at Johnson worked on different computers with expensive, proprietary software that required customer materials to