Welcome to PrePress-Consulting

PrePress-ConsultingPrePress-Consulting was founded 1992 by Stephan Jaeggi in Binningen near Basel (Switzerland). In the first years a broad range of consulting services for prepress was offered. Major topics were layout applications, PostScript imagesetters, data conversion and database publishing. In 1996 Stephan Jaeggi decided to concentrate on the use of the Portable Document Format (PDF) in print production. At the beginning the main interest were digital publications of printed material (e.g. anual CD for magazines, online archives). After 1998 PDF became more an more interesting as exchange format for press data. Later PDF became the preferred internal format for output workflow systems for CTP and digital printing systems. Today PrePress-Consulting offers multiple services around PDF in print production. In addition to printers and prepress service providers, ad agencies and publishers, more and more print buyers are interested in standardizing their digital prepress files. E.g. PrePress-Consulting has successfully supported Novartis Pharma in the global introduction of PDF/X-4 for all packaging prepress files. Beside consulting Stephan Jaeggi also shares his knowledge in many seminars and publications (mainly in german). The most important publication is the free newsletter PDF-AKTUELL which is published by Stephan Jaeggi since 1999!


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How PDF changed prepress Production dramatically in the last 25 years

ISO published PDF Processing Steps (ISO 19593-1)

The first PDF specification was published 25 years ago

My Keynote on 25 years of PDF at PDF Days Europe 2018

A quantum leap in Preflight!

Our white paper has changed prepress 20 years ago

10 years PDF/X-4 (ISO 15930-7:2008)

Free Webinar on Ghent PDF Output Suite 5.0

25 years PrePress-Consulting Stephan Jaeggi

Is JPEG2000 compression suitable for PDF files for prepress?

Issue 100 of PDF-AKTUELL


PrePress-Consulting is certifed as PDFX-ready Creator for PDF/X-1a and PDF/X-4. Stephan Jaeggi is certifed as PDFX-ready Expert for PDF/X-1a and PDF/X-4.

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