Definitions for "Pre-Press"
All work done between writing and printing, such as typesetting, layout, and imposition. Usually done electronically today.
Preparatory work by the printer to get a project ready to print. Includes scanning, computer work, output of files, and proofing.
Prepares material for press, includes pre-flight, electronic pre-press, typesetting, camera, stripping, proofing, plating and trimming.
It uses both art and science as it takes the creative and prepares it for the printer. The new technology is rising production quality, which increases the technical requirements for pre-press also. Communication between pre-press and printers is vital to ensure a successful outcome.
Further editing of translated/localised text/content, aimed at publishing it on paper.