Piece of (Sheet) Cake
Press developments make the dizzying heights of today's sheetfed offset a little easier to reach.
by Jessica Millward, Associate Editor
IT WAS ALMOST heartbreaking for the packagePrinting 2000 Excellence Awards Competition judges. Faced with about 50 sheetfed offset folding carton entries, they struggled to whittle the category down to only four winners; ultimately, only the slightest register flaws eliminated the competition. Such a resounding testament to the health of sheetfed offset prompts a question: What challenges do sheetfed printers face? And what solutions do press suppliers offer to enable those formidable folding cartons?