The Economist Automates Its Workflow with Enfocus SwitchDecember 1, 2011
Banbury comments that the Enfocus Crossroads site is garnering much needed, and deserved, attention. “Promoting the open exchange of ideas and solutions among the Enfocus Crossroads community should ensure that Switch and other high-value automation partners are brought to the attention of the wider publishing and media world,” he says.
“Switch will remain a core application for the foreseeable future at The Economist. Its ability to link other applications in easily-managed workflows, whilst utilizing XML and metadata, makes it a key system tool.”
Enfocus provides modular and affordable tools safeguarding job quality and enabling automation throughout the complete production chain. Innovative solutions improve communication between design and production while enhancing productivity and predictability through automation of routine tasks. Enfocus is a business unit of EskoArtwork and has its headquarters in Gent, Belgium.
EskoArtwork is a global supplier of integrated solutions for packaging, sign and display finishing, commercial printing and professional publishing. Its products and services help customers raise productivity, reduce time-to-market, lower costs and expand business.
EskoArtwork employs around 1,050 people worldwide. Its global sales and support organization covers Europe, the Americas and the Asia Pacific and is completed by a network of distribution partners in more than 45 countries. EskoArtwork is headquartered in Gent, Belgium, and has R&D and manufacturing facilities in five European countries, the United States, China and India.