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Automation drives results – Ultimate at Print 13


Montreal, Canada, September 6th 2013 –Ultimate Technographics showcases how to oxygen digital productivity with highly automated and flexible imposition and finishing software solutions. From small copy shops, to high volume print service providers, photo specialty or book printers, Ultimate has a stand-alone imposition software solution capable of driving multiple devices in a digital, offset or hybrid environment, adapted to Print Service Providers’ needs and budget.

Book Printing
Explore the new enhancements Ultimate Technographics brings to its imposition solutions for digital book printing, including a new connectivity module developed specifically for offset/digital hybrid Print Service Providers with an emphasis on MIS and web2finish automation. The new connectivity module will provide PSP with a forward thinking automated solution boosting productivity.

Short-Run Books
“Imposition may not always be sexy, but it sure solves problems in production!” says Julie Watson, Vice-president of Ultimate Technographics. “Book printers will be able to see how the business of books finds its future by reaching overall automation and benefits from the advantages of finishing automation.” From simple bound to hard cover or low page-count photo books, Ultimate Technographics’ automation schemas address press and finishing production requirements for short runs and for one-off books order or sampling.

JDF Connectivity
Impostrip® OnDemand Automation V 8.1 offers flexible JDF connectivity with new extensions that help PSP link the imposition to their MIS and web2print systems easily. The objective is to direct orders to offset or digital presses with the right imposition scheme, every time, automatically. Impostrip® OnDemand Automation enables the connectivity to consume job tickets, and then track the imposition for downstream finishing controls, capable to automate irregular sequence of book sections to finally send back an audit file upstream.

Easy XML for Web2Print
Impostrip® OnDemand Automation offers PSPs the ability to get it all connected in a snap by providing the industry’s easiest, and surest way to automate the imposition of orders from the web to production using its signature XML editor. Automation drives results in printing, and everyone can achieve it.

At Full Throttle
The market need for full speed, flexible imposition software is being fulfilled by Impostrip® OnDemand Scalable for high-volume printing and inkjet digital presses. Its new Job Manager brings more efficiency for extremely high volume of small jobs. See the new showcased applications brought to Impostrip® OnDemand Scalable allowing the exploitation of the tremendous digital printing capabilities that are the founding of modern businesses.

AutoFlow Sheet Optimization (a.k.a. Ganging)
Ultimate Technographics will exhibit the new enhancements of Impostrip® OnDemand’s AutoFlow set of features for sheet optimization and free-form ganging, promising more possibilities to group orders of various sizes and quantities on larger sheets.

Photo Prints Production Edge
At Print 13, Ultimate Technographics showcases in the U.S market for the first time, their new Photo Automation Software System, PASS Gate, for high volume photo prints production. PASS Gate delivers a smart batching logic managing imposition for photo printing and finishing. With the introduction of PASS Gate, Ultimate Technographics offers a unique and innovative solution that helps AgX customers adapting their system to a modern digital printing production and contribute to supporting digital print service providers’ efforts to expand their photo book business with photo prints.

Ultimate Technographics is pleased to share partnerships with industry leaders with solution providers for MIS, workflow systems, photo and VDP solutions. Ultimate’s JDF connectivity helps increasing competitiveness by keeping manufacturing cost down. Ultimate’s imposition connectivity can benefit customers using:

Aleyant Systems – Pressero
Avanti Systems
Enterprise Print Management Solutions
NovaVision Software
Muller Martini Connect System
Enfocus PitStop and Enfocus Switch

The automation buzz happening is located at the Ultimate Technographics booth #4844 at Print 13. See you there!

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