Definitions

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  • noun One who produces plates (printing surfaces).

Etymologies

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plate +‎ maker

Examples

  • Poetic Obituaries: Working as the sole writer, editor, illustrator, platemaker, compositor, proofreader and pressman, he Joseph Low published limited editions of short stories and poetry, illustrated with his own wood and linoleum cuts.

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  • May specialize as a camera operator, artist, stripper, or platemaker.

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  • He was promoted to apprentice platemaker in March 1986, graduating as journeyman in July 1988.

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  • He was promoted to apprentice platemaker in March 1986, graduating as journeyman in July 1988.

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  • He was promoted to apprentice platemaker in March 1986, graduating as journeyman in July 1988.

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  • He was promoted to apprentice platemaker in March 1986, graduating as journeyman in July 1988.

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  • More recently, I was a litho platemaker for the Bureau of Engraving in Minneapolis.

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  • "There is still an overhang of inventory with the dumping that took place last year," suggests Bob Ratliff, vice president of platemaker IPSCO Inc. in Lisle,

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  • The software includes Equinox for color management, DeskPack plug-ins for AdobeR IllustratorR-for trapping, bar codes, preflighting, and step & repeat, and FlexRip and FlexProof / E to RIP files to proofers, the Indigo digital press and the platemaker.

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  • Rochester, NY-based Label World, a premier supplier of custom labels in the Northeast, is reporting greater productivity, and higher quality flexo printing due to its recent implementation of an EskoArtwork Software workflow solution and a Cyrel Digital Imager (CDI) 2530 flexo platemaker.

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