Premedia

Phototype and Gravity: Where art and science meet.

Art production, prepress, proofing and print tools to exacting specifications…

Phototype has mastered the science of printing to create files, film separations and plates that produce the most accurate, eye-catching imagery imaginable.

Smart ArtTM Print-Ready Production Art

Integration of production art and separations into one file – one version of the truth
Built to the highest standards for digital graphics quality
Constructed to take advantage of relational databases, automated workflows and Internet-based collaboration tools
Optimized to exact substrate, ink and print process specifications
Certifiable and verifiable PDF

Master Image Development and Color Management

Development of universal field color targets and brand standards
Expert image retouching for special visual effects
RGB, CMYK and CMYK+ workflows
Profiling to industry color standards such as SWOP, GRACoL, F.I.R.S.T.
Press fingerprinting to average accuracy of ∆E 2.0 (one point tighter than the industry standard of ∆E 3.0)
Proofing device calibration to average accuracy of ∆E 0.5 with ∆E 1.0 max.

Color Proofing

Rapid product modeling and 3D virtual renderings
Mock-ups and dimensional prototypes
Web-based soft proofing
Fast, low-cost inkjets and thermals
Analog and digital workflows
High-end halftone contract proofs and press targets
Remote and onsite proofing system installation and management

Print Tools

State of the art facility with four upgraded CDI’s, Cyrel In The Round, Multiple large Fast systems, Lux & Digiflow flat top dot technology
Print-ready electronic files and high-resolution film separations for offset, gravure and flexo printing
Expert form layout for sheeted and web, commercial and packaging applications
Image distortion for shrink wraps, sleeves and contour labeling
Conventional and direct-digital photopolymer plates for narrow, mid and wide web flexo presses
Dupont Certified Trade Shop