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In This Issue:
- 2007 IPA Technical Conference – not too late to register!
- Developing a Strategy for Your Financial Future
- "Workflow is a Mess!" Frank Romano Speaks Out
- IPA Members Head List of Top Premedia Leaders
- G7TM Implementation Webinars Now on CD
- New SWOP/GRACoL/DISC Book
Getting Rave Reviews
- Welcome New Members
2007 IPA Technical Conference –
not too late to register!
This year’s Technical Conference, June 5 – 7, in Rosemont, IL, offers a comprehensive picture of the graphic communication world. It is definitely the meeting to attend this year. Register now!>>
Developing a Strategy for Your Financial Future
The IPA Economic Study will help you benchmark your organization’s costs with those of the most profitable companies in our industry as well as provide an analysis of products and services that are proving to be the most profitable. Participate in the IPA Economic Study and plan with confidence. More>>
"Workflow is a Mess!" Frank Romano Speaks Out
View Frank Romano's video then plan to attend the 2007 IPA Technical Conference and listen to Romano's keynote with solutions for improving your digital workflow. View Video>>
IPA Members Head List of Top Premedia Leaders
Eight out of the top ten premedia firms on the IPA/GAM Top 50 North American Premedia Leaders list are members of IPA. This Adobe-sponsored, IPA/Graphic Arts Monthly survey of North American premedia operations will be published in the May issue of Graphic Arts Monthly.
G7TM Implementation Webinars Now on CD
GRACoLTM G7 is a new approach to press and/or proofing color calibration for improved proof-to-press color matching, reduced makeready times, simplification of file exchange, and reduced production costs. Order Now >>
New SWOP/GRACoL/DISC Book
Getting Rave Reviews
The new IDEAlliance 2007 Guidelines & Specifications is creating a splash in the industry! The new book, which is a compilation of several industry resources, contains: SWOP 2007 Specifications (11th Edition); GRACoLTM 2007 Guidelines and Specifications (7th Edition); G7TM Proof-to-Press Process; DISC 2007 Guidelines and Specification (2nd Edition); IDEAlliance Guidelines and Specifications. Previously these resources were published individually but have been combined due to industry demand. More >>
IPA Welcomes New Members:
Foster Printing Services
Michigan City, Indiana
Neiman Marcus Direct
Obeikan Industrial Group
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Sappi Fine Paper
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IPA Tech Conference
June 5-7, 2007
Events, June 4:
Learning Lab Session:
New Media - Publishing
Proofing RoundUP Report
June 27, 2007
September 9-12, 2007
McCormick Place South
IPA Executive Forum &
January 24-26, 2008
> IPA Bulletin Articles Online:
Finding Inner Peace with JDF by James J. Mauro
The need to manage assets and projects digitally to streamline workflow has become apparent, but companies also need to leverage asset management to create the greatest benefit to their clients as well as to their own bottom line.
The Undermgmt Epidemic: Hiding In Plain Sight, by Bruce Tulgan
Most problems could be avoided altogether or solved quickly by a hands-on manager—by a boss who accepts authority and the responsibility that goes along with it.
Ideas, Actions, Results
The IPA Executive Forum and Business Development Conference examined industry trends and provided attendees with ideas and an action plan to improve and build upon their existing base of business.
> Join an IPA TEAM!
Next Conference Call:
May 29, 2:00 p.m. Eastern
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> How is your digital workflow? View IPA Graphic Workflow Process Diagram
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