PrePress/Production

Mark-Maker's Art Department utilizes its full range of prepress equipment to take your digital files from disk to finished product. 

Integral to production, the art department relies upon the extensive prepress knowledge of its employees. 

All designers are equipped with the latest design software: 

  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • Indesign
  • Acrobat 
  • and many more  

Color Management 

Gretagmacbeth Eye One XT/ X-rite 528 Spectrophotometer 

From Monitor (soft) proofing to Final printed product, Mark-Maker will insure final output to be color accurate to match your approval. 

  • Calibrates final print to monitor for accurate color representation 
  • Gather all necessary information from proofs to create press profiles. 
  • All profiles are created, stored and even can be edited, all on-site in our color lab. 

Color Correct Light Room

Specialized D50 (5000˚K) lighting, neutral gray walls and the ability to simulate most lighting conditions makes this room into a super-sized color viewing booth.

With a flick of a switch, the lighting in the room transitions into the perfect monitor proofing environment for matching color to monitor. All of the monitors in this room are calibrated to all our proofing devices to insure accurate color representation to your final output.

Fingerprinting

Information is collected from a printed sample. the data is used to build curves, cutbacks and to provide accurate color reproduction for future press runs
• Shows limitations of pressHelp maintain control
• Provides instant feedback about the press
• Helps press calibration 

Press Characterization/Fingerprinting 

Information is collected from a printed sample. The data is used to build curves, cutbacks and to provide accurate color reproduction for future press runs.

  • Shows limitations of presses
  • Helps press calibration

Graphic Design and Proofing

Our talented graphic design team experienced in producing eye catching art for packaging retail & trade event displays

Epson Stylus Pro 9800

This powerful and extremely color accurate 44” wide device can print on a wide variety of substrates from clear plastic to board up to 4 mm thick.

  • Uses 8 color K3 Ultrachrome ink, that includes 3 levels of black.
  • Proofs are water, scratch and fade resistant.