Your Workflow’s Finishing Touch

Bindery – Overview

Ultimate Bindery® is a standalone software solution designed to fill the gap between prepress and finishing. Ultimate Bindery® can take any JDF imposed job and complete it with all the necessary parameters needed to automatically set up your finishing equipment such as perfect binder, saddle-stitcher, cutter, slitter-creaser, 3-knife cutter, etc. It allows to produce variable length products in different quantities, on the fly with no manual make-ready.

If your business relies on short-runs, web-to-print, hybrid printing, variable data printing, on demand books or transactional printing, complete your workflow with this key component for best-in-class finishing automation.



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Benefits

Eliminate the bottleneck in finishing

Bind Prepress with Finishing to take your business to the next level

  • Plug and Play approach to finishing automation
  • Easily integrates into prepress workflow
  • Makes touch-less end-to-end workflow possible and profitable
  • Operates as an agent between the jobs in prepress and the post-press finishing equipment designed to produce the final product
  • Go-to solution to produce variable length products in different quantities, on the fly.

Cut cost and waste by validating jobs before printing

Beyond automation, Ultimate Bindery® offers the benefits of validation.

  • Operates as a central location for your complete finishing workflow
  • Hub of knowledge containing the specifications for different finishing devices from several manufacturers
  • Validates that each job is built respecting the capabilities and constraints of the selected finishing equipment
  • Alerts the user before printing if a job is not suitable for the finisher it intends to use
  • Eliminate paper waste due to test runs

Increases accuracy by running consistent setups each time

Unique preflighting power for finishing

  • Prevents inaccurate impositions to be sent to the printer and finisher
  • Highlights the detail of the error for correction purposes
  • Produces the JDF finishing job ticket automatically with accuracy leaving no room for errors
  • Finish documents the right way, the first time

Faster turnaround by reducing setup of make-readies

Boost the print powerhouses of the future

  • Reduce repetitive manual setups and errors
  • Increase the number of jobs you get done in a day
  • Maximum productivity for in-line or near-line finishing
  • Move your specialty workforce to high-value tasks
  • Get your new operators manage your finishing equipment with the help of Ultimate Bindery®

Open Solution for all workflows

Fit your particular print business needs

  • Automate in-line and near-line finishing equipment
  • Set up your finishing equipment such as perfect binder, saddle-stitcher, cutter, slitter-creaser, 3-knife cutter, etc.
  • Supports more than 50 different finishing devices
  • Adding more drivers as we go based on the demand
  • Create, manage and edit a single or multi-vendor finishing flows
  • Seamless connectivity to Ultimate Impostrip®, but also connects to any existing JDF imposition software

Which finishing devices are supported by Ultimate Bindery®?

Discover all drivers and features.