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Enfocus, an Esko company, is proud to announce the release of the Reporting Module for Switch 2018, the latest version of its automation solution for the professional print market.

Software developers have been focussing on increasing the profitability of wide-format print for some time. But in the last few years, cloud-based technologies have dramatically accelerated the potential productivity gains.

Agfa Graphics announces the release of InkTune and PressTune software to reduce the production costs. These intelligent tools are part of Agfa Graphics’ ECO³ offering and give print houses complete control over all printing elements, from ink use to compliance with ISO, G7 and client-specific standards, while reducing production costs. Real-time data insights into print quality drive these capabilities, independent of printing technology and press manufacturer.

Building on the momentum of the original release of Digital Factory OKI TT Edition, CADlink Technology has released a new version of the software already widely used by shops leveraging OKI transfer printing in the customization/personalization markets. End-users as well as resellers worldwide have recognized the incredible value that such specific color management, production workflow software adds to the investment made in the OKI printer technology.

Ricoh has made ‘lights out’ end to end print production a reality as the back end to its newly launched Printed Memories portal for personalised postcards in support of Alzheimer’s Research.

Esko’s collaborative project with The Alexir Partnership has enabled the UK operation to achieve cost and time savings while significantly growing turnover.

Epson America, Inc., in an effort to continue expansion in to the package proofing market, today announced that the Epson SureColor® S80600 64-inch roll-to-roll solvent printer has been certified by GMG Americas, a subsidiary of GMG Color for use with software GMG ColorProof 5.10 and GMG OpenColor 2.1.5. GMG Americas selected the SureColor S80600 as part of the recommended package proofing solution to boost substantial technological enhancements designed to deliver precise, repeatable performance with high accuracy and an exceptional color gamut to the package proofing market.

The new solution enables graphics producers, sign-makers and décor service providers to use an Océ Arizona flatbed printer to print multiple layers, resulting in printed effects that mimic textured surfaces, embossing, metallic accents and raised lettering.

Nottingham-based specialist distributor ArtSystems has just announced a new firmware upgrade bringing enhanced features and significant performance improvements to Summa’s S Class 2 cutting plotters.

Onyx Graphics, Inc., announced global availability of ONYX 18, the newest version release of the company's award-winning wide- and grand-format software that includes new colour technologies for colour accuracy, consistency, and conformance to standards such as G7 and Fogra that print service providers can prove to their customers.

Onyx Graphics, Inc., a leading software solution provider for the wide-format printing industry, announced that its ONYX software was recently certified for the HP Latex R Series printer line, the first hybrid flatbed/roll-to-roll printer for rigid and flexible printing in one device using white latex ink. HP chose award-winning ONYX software last month during the FESPA Global Print Expo in Berlin to showcase the capabilities of the newly-unveiled HP Latex R2000 Plus printer with white ink technology.

The release of the latest generation Digital Factory v10 Apparel software package includes a host of new colour management, performance and automated production workflow enhancements. CADlink has built upon years of highly successful DTG software innovations to bring this new product to market.

Esko’s Automation Engine was chosen by French signage specialist Enseignes & Néons to better manage a fast-growing workload.

HP Inc. have announced the HP One Package workflow suite for PageWIde Industrial corrugated presses, the industry’s first ecosystem for digital corrugated printing. HP One Package offers software and solutions from HP and partners to help converters maximize the flexibility of digital production.

Czech digital printing company, Computer MCL, has completed its transition to a new photo commerce platform with the addition of Taopix Desktop to its existing Online Designer.

MIS software company, Tharstern, have just launched a brand-new tool that they say will solve a big problem for the printing industry. Their new Layout Library will allow printers to teach their MIS how to lay down impositions in the correct way for their equipment and processes. This will remove the need for prepress to manually adjust or change the impositions sent down by the MIS.

Esko have announced a major new release of its packaging and labels prepress editor, ArtPro+. Built on decades of experience – with over 25.000 Esko prepress editors currently in use – this latest version is designed to fit the needs of today’s prepress production.

In partnership with Pantone, provider of professional color standards for the design industry, and X-Rite, global leader in the science and technology of color and appearance, GlobalVision proudly announces the release of the world’s first digital Color Inspection system for print & packaging. This unique technology revolutionizes color inspection by creating a digital environment for the color evaluation process for PDFs and printed components.

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