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Hurst Chemical Announces CTP Integration Services Division

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4/09/01Los Angeles, CA - Hurst Chemical Company establishes CTP Integration Services Division. The success of the SmartPlate CTP Digital Laser System has prompted the demand for services involving the implementation and management of digital pre-press devices, assets, and resources for the small to medium press market. In a response to industry trends for Computer to Plate technology Hurst Chemical has refocused its product line to include services for CTP Integration. These services include Workflow and Digital Routing Consultation, CTP Integration within existing workflow, Education and Tutorials Seminars, and CTP Support for the Small Press format. All Hurst Technicians are SmartPlate and HP certified. For those printing establishments seriously interested in exploring all aspects of Digital Workflow, and receiving a comprehensive recommendation of both hardware and software. A Hurst Consultant will map out the steps needed for your printing establishment. This comprehensive recommendation will enable you to take advantage of the cost savings, pre-press and pressroom efficiencies, printing quality improvement, and bottom line profit improvement derived from CTP implementation. This SmartPlate Service Product covers all aspects of SmartPlate production and Digital Workflow in a printing establishment. This Service Product is highly recommended for those operators just begin-ning the Digital Workflow process. A trained Technical Representative from Hurst Chemical will install and configure the components of the SmartPlate Pak. The configuration includes installation of the correct print drivers, creation of Printer Styles within the designated graphics programs, configuration of the HP LaserJet 5000 Series printer via the LaserJet Menu, training of the Pre-press operator in the handling and care of the HP LaserJet 5000 Series laser printer, creation and the saving of plate tem-plates for the designated press type, training of the Pre-press operator in the manipulation of half-tones for optimum plate production, and in scanning techniques (if applicable) for optimum plate pro-duction, training of the Press operator in the correct preparation of the SmartPlate digital laser plate prior to mounting on the press, training the Press operator in running techniques and the handling of common press related occurrences in the running of the SmartPlate digital laser plate.

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