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Estimator Corp. partnership enables new cloud-based solution

Jun 16, 2011 12:00 AM,

Estimator Corp. has formed a partnership with ZebraHost to develop the necessary technology to host Estimator’s estimating and workflow software.

Screen expands software engineering, support

Jun 14, 2011 12:00 AM,

Following its April merger with software development firm S. Ten Nines California LLC (STCA), Screen USA announces plans to add up to six new members to the company’s software engineering and support team.

Avanti hosts 19th annual User’s Conference in Washington, DC

Jun 3, 2011 12:00 AM,

Avanti Computer Systems Ltd. completed its 19th annual user’s conference in Washington, DC, with a mix of in-plant and commercial print providers.

New Metrix planning, imposition software available

May 26, 2011 12:00 AM,

LithoTechnics has released version 2011.0 of its Metrix automated job planning and imposition system.

Freeport Press offers customers EFI Proteus software

May 26, 2011 12:00 AM,

Freeport Press, a leader in heatset web offset printing for magazines, digests, tabloids and catalogs, has expanded its partnership with EFI to offer its contract customers complimentary licenses to Proteus publication-planning software.

Kodak offers cloud-based operating option

May 25, 2011 12:00 AM,

Kodak, through a strategic partnership with VMware, is launching its first Virtual Operating Environment option for Kodak Unified Workflow Solutions.

GMG acquires Aurelon, adds wide-format workflow

May 25, 2011 12:00 AM,

Color management solutions provider GMG announces its acquisition of Aurelon, based in The Netherlands.

EFI raises the bar on color output, productivity

May 18, 2011 12:00 AM,

EFI has released the latest version of its Fiery Command WorkStation print job management and user interface software, with new features to improve image quality, color output, usability and imposition workflows.

CIP4 certifies 50th JDF product

May 13, 2011 12:00 AM,

Avanti's Graphic Arts Management System V12.2 has passed testing and become the 50th product to be JDF certified by CIP4.

EFI reports record-setting Connect users conference

May 10, 2011 12:00 AM,

EFI completed its 12th annual users’ conference last week in Las Vegas with approximately 1,000 customers in attendance, a record number of partner sponsors and 150 educational sessions.

Modern media

May 1, 2011 12:00 AM, By Denise Kapel

For a printing firm that began as a publisher, evolving with the market's need for creative, multimedia solutions comes naturally. Fry Communications (www.frycomm.com) in Mechanicsburg, PA, began in 1934 as a small, family publisher of weekly shopping guides. Since then, it has grown into a diversified, four-plant (totaling 1 million sq. ft.) operation with 1,000 employees in its eponymous divisions

PDF and VDP

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

Wouldn't it be great if PDF could do variable data, and do it well? Dov Isaacs, principal scientist, workflow & interoperability, Adobe Systems, presents at the Ghent Workgroup's (www.gwg.org) seminar in Chicago, April 27, 2011. He says printers can expect to see more developments in this area in time for Drupa 2012.

EFI previews latest innovations at Connect user conference

Apr 27, 2011 12:00 AM,

EFI is displaying the newest and prerelease versions of its products at the 12th annual Connect user conference taking place through April 29 at the Wynn Las Vegas.

InfoPrint to show cloud-based workflow at National Postal Forum

Apr 27, 2011 12:00 AM,

InfoPrint Solutions, a Ricoh company, will showcase its new Managed Automated Document Factory (ADF) Services, powered by the cloud, at the 2011 National Postal Forum (NPF) May 1-4 in San Diego.

EFI aids in Japan relief efforts

Apr 25, 2011 12:00 AM,

EFI announces its $45,000 donation to the Red Cross for the Japan earthquake and tsunami relief efforts. This amount was generated by a 30-day employee donation matching program EFI put in place specifically for the relief fund.

PagePath announces QR Code, barcode support

Apr 19, 2011 12:00 AM,

Web-to-print solutions provider PagePath Technologies announces that ezMerge, the variable data component of MyOrderDesk, now supports QR Code and barcode generation.

GWG production experts offer free seminar in Chicago

Apr 14, 2011 12:00 AM,

The Ghent Workgroup (GWG) is extending an invitation to printers, publishers and designers to attend a free seminar in Chicago on Wednesday, April 27, 2011.

Xplor Intl. awards 2011 innovations

Apr 12, 2011 12:00 AM,

Xplor Intl., the worldwide electronic document systems association, recently honored the recipients of its annual 2011 awards.

From radical workflow concept to mature standard

Apr 1, 2011 12:00 AM,

In the late 1990s, John Harrison and Michael Jahn, then with Agfa, gave many people their first glimpse of a PDF-powered workflow. Their evangelism included a book, video interviews with industry leaders, and a 50-city tour with speakers from Adobe and Agfa. Agfa's Peter Broderick with Patrick Gypen, Connie Ohlsten and Christel Van den Eynde helped us develop an unprecedented program, recalls Harrison.

CIP4 offers free JDF, PrintTalk directory

Mar 24, 2011 12:00 AM,

The International Cooperation for the Integration of the Processes in Prepress, Press and Postpress (CIP4) organization announced publication of the Spring 2011 edition of the “JDF Marketplace.”