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.
CHICAGO—October 27, 2008—The International Cooperation for the Integration of the Processes in Prepress, Press and Postpress (CIP4) Organization today announced the results of it biannual election of Advisory Board representatives and Board of Directors officers.
PHOENIX—October 21, 2008—LithoTechnics, developer of Metrix, award-winning, intelligent job planning and imposition system, announced today their Graph Expo lineup will feature Metrix 3.5, premiering Auto Bleeds — automatic clipping of bleeds on the inside edges of butting products — along with support for Jog to Foot (Low Folio Lap) and Right-hand Spines. JDF connectivity has been enhanced for Metrix 3.5 — streamlining the JDF workflow between Metrix and Screen TrueFlow, and enabling JDF binding instructions for saddle-stitchers and perfect binders.
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA—May 22, 2008—LithoTechnics, developer of Metrix, award-winning, intelligent job planning and imposition system, announced today that their Drupa lineup will feature Metrix 3.1, premiering support for “jog to foot” or “low folio lap” books. Metrix 3.1 also includes enhanced JDF binding compatibility, adding support for Muller Martini saddle-stitchers and perfect binders. Australian and US representatives of LithoTechnics will be demonstrating Metrix in Hall 7, Stand 7.0 J, located in the Drupa Innovation Parc JDF Experience. LithoTechnics will participate in JDF interoperability demonstrations with numerous JDF Experience partners, including Dalim, Kodak, and Optimus. Rohan Holt, President of LithoTechnics, said, “We are proud to
PHOENIX— September 9, 2007—LithoTechnics, Inc., developer of Metrix®, the award-winning automatic layout calculator, announced today that Metrix® version 3.0 will be demonstrated for the first time at GraphExpo® 2007 in Chicago. Metrix® 3.0 introduces many new capabilities including the following: Mac OS X support: Metrix® 3 will be available on both Windows and Mac OS X platforms. Automatic Allocation: Another industry first for LithoTechnics and a significant step towards complete automation of ganged layouts. In addition to calculating the optimum fit for products on individual press sheets as Metrix® has always done, the Automatic Allocation functionality of Metrix® 3.0 also calculates optimum product assignment across multiple press