Commercial printing industry supplier company and personnel news from Printing Impressions’ October 2014 edition, including Esko, Valco Melton, Gluing Machinery & Systems, Ricoh, Xanté, RM Machinery, DiMS! organizing print, Print Media Advisors, RBP Chemical Technology, NELA-USA, KBA North America and Tensor International.
DiMS! organizing print
FREMONT, CA—EFI announced that it has acquired substantially all the assets of DiMS! organizing print, a developer of comprehensive MIS/ERP systems for printing and packaging companies. Based in Lichtenvoorde, The Netherlands, and founded in 1986, DiMS! offers multi-language, seamlessly integrated MIS/ERP workflow products.
EFI has acquired substantially all the assets of DiMS! organizing print, a developer of comprehensive MIS/ERP systems for print and packaging companies. While financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, it is not expected to be material to EFI's Q3 or full year 2014 results.
Commercial printing industry supplier company and personnel news from Printing Impressions' January 2009 edition.
NORMALLY, THE point of comparison for PRINT 09 would be the 2005 show and maybe Drupa 08, but attendees will find the show floor more akin to Graph Expo 08 in terms of the number of exhibitors and the makeup of their booths. The Graphic Arts Show Co. (GASC) has taken an unprecedented step to maximize the amount of equipment on hand by offering exhibitors a stimulus program to offset most of their setup costs.
DiMS! organizing print will launch its DiMS.NET! product in the North American market at PRINT 09. DiMS.NET! is the latest generation of the popular DiMS! system, which automates the complete range of web-enabled administrative and printing processes across an entire enterprise.
DRUPA’S STANDING as an international printing exhibition makes it the place to see the course of technological development in the industry laid out for the next four years. As even the following press and postpress wrap-up stories note, digital printing technology had its strongest showing yet. Even the developments in digital workflow were muted by comparison. Many of the product introductions were already covered in one of the Drupa Countdown stories published in editions of Printing Impressions leading up to the show. Therefore, this wrap-up will primarily focus on what was new in Düsseldorf. The event lived up to its billing as The Ink-Jet
LICHTENVOORDE, THE NETHERLANDS—March 26, 2008—At Drupa 2008, DiMS! organizing print will launch the most innovative IT product for the graphic arts industry ever, DiMS.net!. Utilizing the comprehensive end-to-end functionality of the existing DiMS! solution, the company has invested 80.000 hours to create a brand-new MIS/ERP system, which enables an extremely pro-active and easy way of conducting business. The inevitable results produce themselves in: ease of use; less errors; speed of business processes; reduced training time for new employees; improved process flow information and increased efficiency. In this press announcement we highlight some of the features that make DiMS.net! unique of its kind. Adaptive, autodidactic
A KNOCK frequently made against printers is that many don’t know their true costs and, as a consequence, can’t say if they’ve made money on any given job. Another way of looking at is that they don’t know the dollar value of individual jobs and customers to the bottom line. In order to know that answer, shops need to have the required infrastructure in place and an ingrained discipline throughout the company to capture and analyze the relevant data. It takes a big commitment to implement and religiously use a comprehensive Management Information System (MIS), now also called Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP),