When speaking with printers about JDF, you get a lot of negative responses. The managing director of one large commercial printer on the South Coast puts it diplomatically: “I’ve never really got on with it...” he says, declining to elaborate further.
At Drupa we saw the future and its name is Print 4.0. It is a ‘mega trend’ all about automation and integration. Here we look at what this paradigm shift in printing practices may mean for the industry.