Conflict Resolution

Products do not always look like what the printer or print buyer expected. Some common issues include:

  • Mechanical problems with the cylinder
  • Roller streaks
  • Changes in color after printing
  • Problems with the finish

What We Do For You

Printing Industries of America duplicates the job in your pressroom to better determine what went wrong. We can settle differences for printers, print buyers, and suppliers involved in a conflict.

Capabilities include:

  • Duplicating conditions on press
  • Troubleshooting so that sheets coming off press consistently match proofs
  • Help “characterize” your press for color management
  • Analyzing sheets from a press before you purchase
  • Determining the cause of uneven ink coverage or other defects
  • Preventing gloss or mechanical ghosting
  • Solving ink drying problems

Contact JIm Workman at Printing Industries of America by phone at 412-259-1710 or email research@printing.org.

Published on Friday, September 23, 2005 (updated 12/04/2015)

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