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Martin Bailey

NOW RETIRED Martin Bailey has worked on PDF subset standards since 1994, starting with PDF/X in CGATS and then in ISO. He’s currently the UK’s primary representative to the ISO PDF/X and PDF/VT committees, amongst others. He was project editor for PDF/VT-3 and is chair of the PDF Association’s PDF/VT TWG and co-chair of the PDF TWG. In his spare time does some work for Global Graphics Software, widely used in prepress and in digital front ends for digital production presses.

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at Global Graphics Software

Martin Bailey's Publications

Case study, Member News April 11, 2023
By integrating Mako Core™ into the heart of the YSoft SAFEQ enterprise workflow platform, Y Soft was able to re-prioritize … Read more
Article April 20, 2022
Martin Bailey reflects on the history of PDF/X and its impact on production printing and the exchange of documents in … Read more
Article October 14, 2021
On World Standards Day 2021 the PDF Association celebrates PDF’s connection to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Member News August 18, 2020
Which PDF/X should I use? Both are ISO standards that deliberately restrict some aspects of what you can put into … Read more
Member News May 13, 2020
New independent guide contains tips and tricks for all involved in variable data printing.
Member News September 19, 2019
Cambridge, UK, 12th September 2019: Major players in the label and package printing industries are united behind the ISO standard … Read more
Member News September 19, 2019
Cambridge, Großbritannien, 12. September 2019: Die wichtigsten Akteure in der Etiketten- und Verpackungsdruckbranche stehen hinter der ISO-Norm „PDF Processing Steps“, … Read more
Article July 3, 2017
The PDF 2.0 interop workshops included many vendors with products for creating, editing and processing PDF files. They came together … Read more
Article February 10, 2017
Some customers will decide to make the jump to PDF 2.0. Others will be blissfully unaware that it’s heading toward … Read more
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