Enfocus Software

Automating the Process
February 1, 2010

Transcontinental has made a concerted effort to automate operations for several years now, originally with the use of scripts and hot folders to automate specific tasks.

Exhibitors Cop an App-itude
October 1, 2009

Putting greater emphasis on applications and business development tools has been a growing trend among trade show exhibitors.

Four Pees Acquires PerfectProof's ProofMaster and PrintFactory Distribution
May 6, 2009

Four Pees, a company providing international sales and marketing services to technology companies in the print and publishing industry, announced it has acquired PerfectProof's ProofMaster and PrintFactory software related activities. Under the terms of the agreement, Four Pees acquires the ProofMaster brand and the ProofMaster and PrintFactory dealer network.

Graph Expo 2008 Marks a Crossroads in Workflow Automation
September 10, 2008

GENT, BELGIUM—September 10, 2008—Enfocus announces the North American debut of its Crossroads community at Graph Expo 2008, October 26-29, 2008, McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois. Centered on the robust Enfocus Switch automation technology, Crossroads is a unique community that draws together a large ecosystem of software vendors offering automation products for publishing workflows. “We have seen many exciting and innovative automation projects using Enfocus Switch as the core,” said David van Driessche, Director of Enfocus Marketing. “With this in mind, we formed Crossroads to establish a community where vendors can collaborate in developing multi-vendor automation workflows that solve specific customer business problems. In addition, users

New PDF/X Workflow Specifications v4 Released by the Ghent Workgroup
August 18, 2008

GHENT, BELGIUM—August 18, 2008—The world’s graphic arts experts have come together to release v4 of the Ghent Workgroup specifications (http://www.gwg.org/GWGversion4.phtml) for automated workflow efficiency in the range of application and output environments. v4 of the specifications supports Adobe Acrobat 9 - which itself includes Universal Proof of Preflight developed by the Ghent Workgroup. Heading the list of additional enhancements to v4 is a check for missing glyphs, one of the leading causes of preflight and page production frustration. GWG’s specifications have become the international benchmark for PDF quality assurance. The free specifications are utilized by designers, prepress and printers

Ghent PDF Workgroup Entering Seventh Year with Newly-Elected Officers and Revamped
July 21, 2008

GHENT BELGIUM—July 21, 2008—Access to the comprehensive, best practice workflow specifications and resources are now easier than ever for printers, prepress professionals and designers as The Ghent Workgroup (GWG) unveils its newly streamlined, fast website, www.gwg.org. In addition the GWG, the international cross-section of PDF and print experts known for creating, testing, and releasing specifications and best practices that have been proven to make it easier for users to ensure PDF document quality across workflows around the world; announces newly elected officers to its executive committee. The www.gwg.org Website The latest version of the website has been completely revamped to address the expanding population

Special Drupa Coverage — Drupa Foretells Digital Future
July 1, 2008

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