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Making the most of MIS

Aug 19, 2011 12:00 AM, By Tim Daisy, Prism (

MIS: a real-time view of business health

Heidelberg enhances Prinect workflow with MIS

Aug 16, 2011 12:00 AM,

Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) has extended its Prinect print shop workflow with a fully integrated management information system (MIS) based CERM technology (see Heidelberg acquires Belgian MIS provider).

Agfa Graphics to show :Apogee 7.1 at Graph Expo Users Group meeting

Aug 11, 2011 12:00 AM,

Agfa Graphics will host a meeting of the :Apogee Users Group at Graph Expo.

Platinum Equity acquires Quark

Aug 9, 2011 12:00 AM,

Platinum Equity, a global firm specializing in the merger, acquisition and operation of companies that provide services and solutions to customers in a broad range of business markets, has acquired Quark.

Fiery hits 20 years with a new platform

Aug 9, 2011 12:00 AM,

As it marks the 20-year anniversary of the first Fiery digital print controller, EFI will debut the next-generation Fiery platform for digital print production engines.

X-Rite, Pantone to show new products at Graph Expo

Aug 9, 2011 12:00 AM,

X-Rite Inc. and wholly owned subsidiary Pantone will unveil new products at Graph Expo and demonstrate how the latest X-Rite/Pantone line of design, prepress and print solutions can help customers imagine, define, apply and create their color.

EFI continues global expansion with Prism acquisition

Aug 3, 2011 12:00 AM,

EFI ( has acquired Prism Group Holdings (Prism). Headquartered in Brisbane, Australia, with operations in New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States, Prism ( is the provider of Prism WIN MIS and Prism QTMS automated shop floor management solution, focused on general commercial printers, converters, web printers, mailers, and packaging printers around the world

X-Rite announces fall color management seminars

Jul 29, 2011 12:00 AM,

X-Rite Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary Pantone announce the fall tour dates for their “Fundamentals of Color and Appearance (FOCA)” and “Going Beyond Density” seminars.

InfoTrends forecasts growth in global print production software market

Jul 25, 2011 12:00 AM,

InfoTrends’ latest print production workflow market forecast shows the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) will be 7.9% between 2010 and 2015 despite the fact that most regions are still recovering from the global economic recession.

Transformations, Sensible Technologies partner on print and mail

Jul 22, 2011 12:00 AM,

Sotware developer Transformations Inc. and inserting solutions provider Sensible Technologies have entered into an agreement to refer the products and services each provides to new and existing customers.

EFI teams with Canon on mobile print solution

Jul 18, 2011 12:00 AM,

EFI is working with Canon U.S.A. Inc. to bring mobile printing to the enterprise-print marketplace.

GMC reports user cuts project development time 70 percent

Jul 8, 2011 12:00 AM,

GMC Software Technology announces SourceLink, a leading marketing service provider, has consolidated its software technology platforms and cut development times while dramatically increasing new business potential with GMC Software Technology.

Avanti, Ultimate announce new integration partnership

Jul 8, 2011 12:00 AM,

Avanti Computer Systems Ltd. and Ultimate Technographics Inc. announce their new integration partnership.

PIA issues automation best practices guide

Jul 7, 2011 12:00 AM,

Printing Industries of America's newest booklet, “Best Practices for Print Automation” by James E. Harvey, executive director of CIP4, helps printers take their first steps toward automation in the pressroom.

Cookie support

Jul 1, 2011 12:00 AM, By AP staff

The annual cookie program is a major fundraiser for the Girl Scouts of the Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys Council (River Valleys) ( Encouraging Scout participation is critical to the success of the program. In the past, staff had provided vital information through a monthly e-mail that only reached parents or troop leaders. River Valleys felt that communicating directly

Fry Communications, Godengo announce partnership

Jun 29, 2011 12:00 AM,

Fry Communications and online publishing developer Godengo announce a new strategic partnership.

Design website launches ‘Design-to-Print’ store for printers

Jun 29, 2011 12:00 AM,

Online design site plans to launch a “Design-to-Print” store for printers this summer.

X-Rite announces new display calibration tools

Jun 23, 2011 12:00 AM,

X-Rite announces the immediate availability of i1Display Pro and ColorMunki Display, two all-new technologically advanced hardware and software solutions for color calibration and profiling of displays, laptops and projectors.

Graphic arts schools implement Metrix planning, imposition software

Jun 21, 2011 12:00 AM,

LithoTechnics Inc. has donated Metrix automated job planning and imposition software to graphic arts programs around the world.

EFI introduces new consulting services

Jun 21, 2011 12:00 AM,

EFI introduces Fiery Consulting Services, interactive one-on-one sessions with Fiery experts on nine topics that teach customers how to better use Fiery features, workflows and tools.