There are many challenges facing large format printers, but production can be enhanced and operational efficiency increased with software that delivers faster approval cycles, eliminates file errors, reduces idle time, improves workflow control and simplifies complex manual steps of digital finishing equipment. At booth 938, during SGIA Expo 2018, October 18-20, Esko will focus on its new QuickStart solutions: Automation Engine QuickStart for Sign and WebCenter QuickStart for Corrugated, as well as two Kongsberg tables, showcasing industry-unique end-to-end production workflows.
McKinsey’s report ‘Jobs lost, jobs gained: Workforce transition in a time of automation’ suggests that while past technological innovations have boosted job creation to offset disruption, the impact of automation remains a source of anxiety across sectors – and digital print is no exception.
Higher throughput. Faster turnaround. High print quality. Just in time. These criteria are the most important when selecting the right hardware and software for print service providers, and in particular for wide format printers. Increasing incoming orders with simultaneously decreasing print runs require the conversion to automated processes. The decisive factor here is a perfect interaction between software and hardware.
CHILI publish is proud to announce it has formed strategic partnerships with four companies: Significans Automation, Ink-IT Digital, Apago and PrintIQ. These partnerships, combined with the recently announced enhancements to CHILI publisher, the Universal Graphics Engine, confirm CHILI publish’s status as the leading provider of disruptive technical solutions that enhance the way printers, brands, agencies and label and packaging professionals create, edit and publish omnichannel graphic assets. CHILI publish will highlight these partnerships and enhancements at booth 636 in the South Hall of PRINT 18 in Chicago, Illinois, USA, from 30 September - 2 October.
Enfocus, the leader in PDF quality control, advanced PDF editing and workflow automation for the graphic arts industry, and Cloudprinter.com, the leading Global Print API for print buyers, announce today that they have joined forces to provide print service providers the most efficient way to connect their print production workflows with print buyers around the world.