Prism's latest management information system (MIS), Prism WIN 2009, enables the power of Metrix production planning software for seamless, automated layout creation of all sheetfed and flatwork. With one click from a quote or job, Metrix will optimize sheet size and maximize number up for the desired production process. The proposed layout is available to be viewed directly in WIN and passed on to pre-press. WIN 2009 also supports ganged jobs and this functionality works hand in hand with Metrix to maximize the number of jobs per layout, creating multiple layouts where necessary.
interlinkONE Inc., a leading provider of web-based marketing software solutions, today announced the availability of its Guide to Selling Marketing Services, a free resource for print providers looking to grow their business and increase revenue opportunities. The guide offers several solutions to help print service and fulfillment providers and their sales teams feel comfortable approaching prospects and customers regarding new marketing services.
Xeikon, legendary for pioneering the first digital color presses, and Prism, a leading developer of MIS/ERP software products for the graphic arts industry, today announced that the two companies have entered into a joint referral partnership program. Through the partnership, Xeikon will be able to offer Prism's management information solutions to key vertical markets, including labels and packaging.
WILMINGTON, MA—October 10, 2008—Prism will be showcasing the small business edition of its flagship MIS, Prism WIN. Prism WIN SBE is the solution for the smaller, sophisticated printer with great plans to grow into the future. Based on full-featured Prism WIN, SBE is designed and priced for rapid implementation and training.
PAWTUCKET, RI—The new parent company may be called MATLET, but a better name may be Old School. Several companies former owner Quebecor World determined to be non-core are experiencing a bit of a renaissance under the new leadership of Gary Stiffler and MATLET. Following the buyout of five companies from Quebecor World for $70 million, four of the facilities saw their local ownership restored. The names, which predated Quebecor World ownership, are Acme Printing, Wilmington, MA; Central Florida Press, Orlando, FL; Nova Marketing Services of St. Louis; and Packaging Graphics, Pawtucket, RI. The other company is now called Premedia Services of Detroit. "We've received
Award Winners Honored in China SHANGHAI, CHINA—Jonathan Leslie, CEO of Sappi Limited, and Ronee Hagen, CEO of Sappi Fine Paper North America, presented Bob Coppinger of Kirkwood Printing, Wilmington, MA, with an International Printer of the Year award. Sappi Limited presented awards to nine printers out of 6,000 entries at a gala event held here recently to recognize excellence in print craftsmanship. The only winner from the U.S., Kirkwood Printing took top honors in the annual reports category. Mitsubishi Lithographic Presses (MLP U.S.A.) has joined The Print Council, an industry coalition dedicated to building the market for print. Jeff Pieper has been promoted to senior vice president