Workflow Software

Ultimate Technographics Wins 2013 Must See 'Ems with Ultimate Bindery v.3.0
September 3, 2013

Ultimate Technographics will be highlighting its Ultimate Bindery v.3 finishing software at PRINT 13. Ultimate Bindery wins the 2013 Must See 'Em Award in the Management Systems Category for being a unique open solution that automates postpress and solves the growing bottleneck in finishing caused by the increasing trend towards short-runs and personalized printing.

MSP Integrates Wide-Format Inkjet Workflows into Production Operations
August 12, 2013

PriscoDigital and MSP have collaborated on the integration of wide-format inkjet technology into MSP’s offering to their customers. The recent addition of the HP Scitex FB700 wide-format inkjet press, Caldera Grand RIP+ and the Esko Kongsberg XN Automatic Cutting System provide an especially versatile production capability to MSP.

Canon’s Large-format Printer Series Awarded IDEAlliance SWOP, GRACoL Certification
August 1, 2013

IDEAlliance has awarded Hard Copy Proofing Certification for SWOP (Specifications for Web Offset Publications) grades 3 & 5 and GRACoL (General Requirements and Applications for Commercial Offset Lithography) grade 1, to Canon’s imagePROGRAF iPFX400 series. The certification indicates to end-users that the appearance of the hard copy proof used in the application will be consistent and accurate with the final print production product based on industry standards.

Canon U.S.A. Introduces Océ PRISMAprepare 6.1 Software
July 15, 2013

Océ PRISMAprepare 6.1 is the Canon's latest generation of all-in-one document preparation software. This solution streamlines the make-ready process from composition to production while maintaining color quality and consistency.

Digital Digest: GUA Conference 'Toasts' Feedback from Kodak Users
June 1, 2013

A hotel and winery resembling a chateau in the French countryside surrounded by vineyards, but actually situated north of Atlanta, served as the perfect backdrop for Kodak to toast its appreciation for feedback from nearly 200 customers at its 2013 Graphic Users' Association (GUA) North American conference on April 22-26. Chris Payne, director and VP of marketing, Commercial Imaging Business, provided an overview of Kodak's growth strategy.

Get Your Rear (Workflow) in Gear
March 25, 2013

While continuous digital presses are a long way from the (close to) mile-a-minute of paper of the fastest offset web presses, they are closing in on the 1,000 feet-per-minute mark. This is creating an issue for the postpress equipment that accompanies the press. Much of the current crop of post-press unwinders, cutter, sheeters, and web perforation systems top out at around 600 feet-per-minute.

JDF in the Bindery a Work in Progress
September 25, 2012

After 10 years (more, or less) of JDF, where does its adoption stand in the bindery? Well, not so large. There were lots of challenges in getting binders, stitchers, cutters, folders and more to operate seamlessly from downloaded instructions.

Time to Give a DAM! Addressing New Challenges in a Multi-Media World
October 28, 2009

Media dissemination and consumption have gone through an immense transformation in the last decade, and InfoTrends estimates that one-third of ALL business content requires a multimedia approach today. As new channels of business communication emerge, an explosion of digital assets is creating fresh challenges for marketers, agencies, publishers, and printers alike.

Digital Asset Management (DAM) technologies offer a differentiator for printers looking to build value-added applications such as Web-to-Print, remote proofing, and multi-channel brand management. More importantly, DAM provides a centralized repository for using brand assets across more advanced publishing workflows and applications.

In this Printing Impressions webinar, InfoTrends will address the explosive growth in multimedia creation and consumption, discuss strategies and recommendations for digital asset management (DAM), and introduce real-world DAM success stories from printers and agencies.

Come to this session armed with your questions about digital asset management. You'll be able to submit them directly to our panelists for a live Q&A session during the hour.

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Agfa Graphics to Feature Full Lineup of New Prepress and Ink-jet Solutions
August 30, 2007

RIDGEFIELD Park, NJ — August 30, 2007 — Agfa Graphics announced today that the company, a worldwide leader in prepress solutions for the printing, publishing and newspaper industries, will bring a broad spectrum of new and updated products and solutions to its exhibit (booth #3839) at GRAPH EXPO, which is being held September 9-12 at McCormick Place South in Chicago. Some of Agfa’s products and technologies to be shown at GRAPH EXPO include: :Anapurna M – Agfa’s entry-level wide-format industrial ink-jet printer which will be running live at the booth; :ApogeeX 4.0 (worldwide debut) – The newest release of this popular workflow features advances such