The fifth annual installment of the Inkjet Summit recently took place in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. I have been lucky enough to attend all five Summits, and once again, it did not disappoint. Each year, approximately 100 printing company owners and senior-level operations and sales executives attend this invitation-only event.
In another series of workflow blogs we have been walking through the path of auditing the current workflow in your environment and identifying ways to optimize through automation. It’s a long story that has been unfolding over many months. Along the way, many have asked specific questions about some of the fine points of automation and what tools would be on the “must review” list.
I've been in the industry long enough to have witnessed a small parade of attempts to develop universal print-and-finishing interfaces. In the 90’s, there was an effort to develop a common interface among inkjet printers being used on offset finishing lines. In 1999, a much more ambitious effort by the CIP4 consortium led to JDF (Job Definition Format) ... So, where are we now?
Solimar is hosting its 2017 User Conference, May 16-18, 2017, in San Diego. The conference will offer Executive and Technical tracks.
Geographics Inc. recently installed Heidelberg’s Prinect Business Manager MIS and an entire Prinect workflow from Heidelberg.
Dan Adler has joined Solimar Systems as its new chief relationship officer. Adler brings 30 years of experience to his new position.
German printer Petermann GZW, Druckerei und Verlag GmbH is the first customer worldwide to opt to use a Prinect Production Manager.
Alliance has added Aleyant’s tFLOW, a digital, large-format prepress workflow automation software solution, to its WorkStream platform.
Upgraded, feature-rich software is ideal for demanding business environments.