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Printing Estimating : Digital and Traditional Costing Methods for Graphic Imaging

Printing Estimating : Digital and Traditional Costing Methods for Graphic Imaging - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0827364394

Cover of Printing Estimating : Digital and Traditional Costing Methods for Graphic Imaging 4TH 96 (ISBN 978-0827364394)
ISBN13: 978-0827364394
ISBN10: 0827364393

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 4TH 96
Copyright: 1996
Publisher: Delmar Publications
Published: 1996
International: No

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Printing Estimating : Digital and Traditional Costing Methods for Graphic Imaging - 4TH 96 edition

ISBN13: 978-0827364394

Phillip Ruggles

ISBN13: 978-0827364394
ISBN10: 0827364393

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 4TH 96
Copyright: 1996
Publisher: Delmar Publications
Published: 1996
International: No
Summary

With a thorough approach, this book walks the reader through each variable and how to apply them to the print estimate. Estimating paper, ink, electronic prepress, outsourcing, sheetfed, web as well as computer management systems are all covered in detail. Marketing, selling and pricing for profitability as well as information resources are vital topics to today s printing estimator. Examples are used throughout to illustrate the methods discussed. Issues such as hardware, software, cost estimating systems, time standards and budgeted hour cost rates are approached as current and necessary tools for an up - to - date approach to print estimating. This book offers a complete and comprehensive approach as both an educational tool and a valuable reference source.

Author Bio

Ruggles, Phillip : California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California

Philip Ruggles is a professor at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo.

Table of Contents

The Scope and Function of Printing Estimating.
Computers for Production and Management in the Printing Industry.
Developing A Cost Estimating System: Establishing Production Components, Production Time Standards and Budgeted Hour Cost Rates.
Print Order Processing: From Sales Through Invoice.
Buyouts, Customer Supplied Job Components, and Outsourcing.
Estimating Paper.
Estimating Ink.
Estimating Electronic Pre-Press and Electronic Printing.
Estimating Conventional Pre-Press Production.
Estimating Web Production.
Estimating Methods for Specialized Printing Industry Segments.
Marketing, Selling, Pricing & Profitability in Printing.
Commercial Printer & High Volume Printer.
Production Standards & Budgeted Hour Cost Rates in Information Resources for Estimating, Scheduling and Production Management and Marketing for Printing.


Appendices.
Glossary.
Index.