True Reliable Automation

Imposition software automation at Ultimate means lights out, hands free, true reliable automation. If you are considering a digital print environment, a web-to-print business, increase in profitability, and if you simply want to do more with the same resources, automation is the answer. With the increasing demand for shorter runs and quicker turnaround times, you have to think differently about imposition and finishing, automation drives results.  Take a look at our different Ultimate Impostrip® packages.

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Impostrip Package

Ultimate Impostrip® Pro

Regardless if you are a prepress pro or just starting in printing, Ultimate Impostrip® Pro eases you into the world of optimized imposition. It provides you with the professional features to manage an imposition workflow, to take advantage of all your print equipment capabilities. Get full control over page position, bleeds, page-spread, page scaling, marks and margins for best quality. 

Features & Benefits

Key Features

  • 1Hot Folder Automation
    Hot Folder Automation

    Save your template information and preferences to your hot folder, and use this to drop your files in as they come. Drop 16 page or 128 page job in the same hot folder and it creates as many plates or sheets needed to complete the job. You can create up to 2000 hot folders.

  • 2Origami Template Editor
    Origami Template Editor

    Origami virtual paper folding is a feature unique to Ultimate Impostrip®. By enabling folds and cuts, a user can create what most prepress users would call, a virtual "paper dummy". Once this paper model is created, simply click accept, and the imposition template will automatically be generated for you. It is easy to use, and intuitive.

  • 3Dynamic Barcodes
    Barcode Identifier

    Single identifier barcode for automation of finishing equipment templates such as Duplo, Morgana, and more.

Others Features

  • Best fit: Will find the best template for your job

    Ultimate Impostrip® analyzes all your templates and impose your job with the best one to maximize the coverage of paper.

  • Ultimate dynamic imposition capability
  • Marks Profiles

    Marks Profiles allow creating marks definitions ''once and use many'', with any imposition job or paper size.

  • Full control over marks

    Cut, folding, info ID, annotation, double cut, registration, page outline frame, paper delimiters for proofing. You can also have a text mark such as a slug line.

  • Automatically manage repeating booklets
  • Automatic creep based on paper thickness

    You can’t produce a proper booklet without controlling the creep. With Ultimate Impostrip®, you will get automatic creep calculation based on your paper thickness. This will help you ensure the quality of your jobs.

  • Bleed, Scale and Adjustments

    Options that will give you full control over bleed, automatic creep calculation based on paper thickness, page adjustment to shift your page and page scale.

  • Powerful custom template builder
  • Automate and optimize for CTP work
  • JPG and PDF input
  • No output size limitations
  • Easy to use HTML5 user interface
  • NEW! Available in 9 languages

    English, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, German, Japanese, Simplified Chinese

  • NEW! Available for Mac OS®X and Windows®

Optional Features

  • NEW! Offset Module

    The Offset Module unlocks advanced tools to maximize your imposition for your offset equipment, such as the Plate layout logic, the intuitive Color Bar Editor and the Mixed Template Imposition.

  • True Shape Nesting

    Automatically optimize and create layouts for true shapes using AutoNesting or impose files from the die library.

Ultimate Services

  • Get custom functionalities for your specific needs
    Learn more about our Ultimate Technical Services and personalized training.

Testimonial for
Impostrip® Pro

« Ultimate Impostrip® immediately became one of our absolutely necessary daily processes to ensure that our files print correctly every time. »

- Dot Graphics

Ultimate Content
for Impostrip® Pro

Want to learn more about Ultimate Impostrip® Pro and all our solutions, check out Ultimate Contents.

Ultimate Impostrip Easily
Integrates with many Solutions

  • Xerox

Impostrip Package

Ultimate Impostrip® Automation

Designed with productivity in mind, Ultimate Impostrip® Automation optimizes every aspect of your prepress imposition workflow with tools that are easy-to-use yet extremely versatile. In very little time, you can set up a link to your MIS, your online photo editing system or web ordering system. Perfect for very short turnaround delivery on marketing campaigns, transactional and short run of books.

Features & Benefits

Key Features

  • 1Dynamic Barcodes
    Dynamic Barcodes

    The more types of different jobs you take in, the more you will enjoy the reliability of Ultimate Ultimate Impostrip®’s dynamic barcodes technology.

  • 2Ganging Optimization
    Ganging Automation

    True automatic filling of a sheet or a roll, with numerous different jobs of different sizes and of different ordered quantities. AutoFlow not only optimizes the placement of jobs on a sheet, it also optimizes based on finishing.

  • 3Connect XML JDF
    Easy Connectivity to Upstream System

    To allow integration with virtually any third-party application, the XML redirection module is easy to use and trusted. JDF and Preparation Params are also used for this type of integration.

Others Features

  • NEW! Imposition Agent

    With the Imposition Agent, the user simply needs to setup a hot folder for every product and sends jobs directly to these hot folders. Ultimate Impostrip® will then generate the imposition automatically by choosing the best layout for the jobs among all the templates or a set of templates that was pre-determined by the user for that hot folder.

  • Maximize and automate web impositions

    Its extensive options for web imposition allow drawing the most of high-speed ink jet presses with optimization schemes and inserting all marks needed for inline finishing including web sectioning reducing blank padding and grouping various jobs for web width optimization.

  • Configurable banner sheets and banner pages with variable content
  • Dynamic Barcodes

    The more types of different jobs you take in, the more you will enjoy the reliability of Ultimate Ultimate Impostrip®’s dynamic barcodes technology.

  • Booklet Configurator module

    To automate imposition of various size booklets in same job

  • Hot Folder Automation

    Save your template information and preferences to your hot folder, and use this to drop your files in as they come. Drop 16 page or 128 page job in the same hot folder and it creates as many plates or sheets needed to complete the job. You can create up to 2000 hot folders.

  • Origami Template Editor

    Origami virtual paper folding is a feature unique to Ultimate Impostrip®. By enabling folds and cuts, a user can create what most prepress users would call, a virtual "paper dummy". Once this paper model is created, simply click accept, and the imposition template will automatically be generated for you. It is easy to use, and intuitive.

  • Ultimate dynamic imposition capability
  • Marks Profiles

    Marks Profiles allow creating marks definitions ''once and use many'', with any imposition job or paper size.

  • Full control over marks

    Cut, folding, info ID, annotation, double cut, registration, page outline frame, paper delimiters for proofing. You can also have a text mark such as a slug line.

  • Provides on-the-fly collating marks placement
  • Automatically manage repeating booklets
  • Automatic creep based on paper thickness

    You can’t produce a proper booklet without controlling the creep. With Ultimate Impostrip®, you will get automatic creep calculation based on your paper thickness. This will help you ensure the quality of your jobs.

  • Bleed, Scale and Adjustments

    Options that will give you full control over bleed, automatic creep calculation based on paper thickness, page adjustment to shift your page and page scale.

  • Powerful custom template builder
  • Automate and optimize for CTP work
  • JPG and PDF input
  • No output size limitations
  • Easy to use HTML5 user interface
  • NEW! Available in 9 languages

    English, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, German, Japanese, Simplified Chinese

  • NEW! Available for Mac OS®X and Windows®

Optional Features

  • NEW! Offset Module

    The Offset Module unlocks advanced tools to maximize your imposition for your offset equipment, such as the Plate layout logic, the intuitive Color Bar Editor and the Mixed Template Imposition.

  • PDF/VT

    True PDF/VT imposition workflow available for high volume transactional or variable data work.

  • Horizon SmartStacker imposition optimization

    Ultimate Impostrip® has a unique way to handle and optimize the imposition for the Horizon SmartStacker finishing equipment.

  • AutoFlow Estimator

    Want true accurate gang run results for your MIS or production planning system? Ultimate Impostrip® offers an interface providing all the information you need to make smart decisions.

  • True Shape Nesting

    Automatically optimize and create layouts for true shapes using AutoNesting or impose files from the die library.

  • JPG2PDF Converter

    High volume JPG to PDF conversion for the needs of your high-volume photo projects.

Ultimate Services

  • Get custom functionalities for your specific needs
    Learn more about our Ultimate Technical Services and personalized training.

Testimonial for
Impostrip® Automation

« Ultimate Impostrip® Automation has ways to save time in cutting and preparing the books […] This saves time and prevents mistakes! »

- Lupa

Ultimate Content
for Impostrip® Automation

Want to learn more about Ultimate Impostrip® Automation and all our solutions, check out Ultimate Contents.

Ultimate Impostrip Easily
Integrates with many Solutions

  • Aleyant Systems
  • Xerox

Impostrip Package

Ultimate Impostrip® Scalable

Ultimate Impostrip® Scalable is designed at resolving the growing bottleneck in imposition due to increasing job sizes and the increasing number of short runs that must be printed in a very quick turnaround time. Workflow requirements seeking for speed will always point to Ultimate Impostrip® Scalable.

Features & Benefits

Key Features

  • 1
    For both digital and hybrid printing

    Manage and optimize both your digital workflow needs and offset imposition needs with Ultimate Impostrip®.

  • 2
    Scalability and speed

    Scalable solution includes perfect management of imposition load balancing and allows for accurate job management.

  • 3Dynamic Barcodes
    Dynamic and conditional barcodes

    The more types of different jobs you take in, the more you will enjoy the reliability of Ultimate Impostrip®’s dynamic barcode technology. The barcode tool kit for all digital print finishing requirements.

Others Features

  • Ganging Automation

    True automatic filling of a sheet or a roll, with numerous different jobs of different sizes and of different ordered quantities. AutoFlow not only optimizes the placement of jobs on a sheet, it also optimizes based on finishing.

  • Adobe PDF Library included
  • Automate and optimize for CTP work
  • JPG and PDF input
  • Automatically manage repeating booklets
  • Automatic creep based on paper thickness

    You can’t produce a proper booklet without controlling the creep. With Ultimate Impostrip®, you will get automatic creep calculation based on your paper thickness. This will help you ensure the quality of your jobs.

  • Origami Template Editor

    Origami virtual paper folding is a feature unique to Ultimate Impostrip®. By enabling folds and cuts, a user can create what most prepress users would call, a virtual "paper dummy". Once this paper model is created, simply click accept, and the imposition template will automatically be generated for you. It is easy to use, and intuitive.

  • Hot Folder Automation

    Save your template information and preferences to your hot folder, and use this to drop your files in as they come. Drop 16 page or 128 page job in the same hot folder and it creates as many plates or sheets needed to complete the job. You can create up to 2000 hot folders.

  • Easy Connectivity to Upstream System

    To allow integration with virtually any third-party application, the XML redirection module is easy to use and trusted. JDF and Preparation Params are also used for this type of integration.

  • Maximize and automate web impositions

    Its extensive options for web imposition allow drawing the most of high-speed ink jet presses with optimization schemes and inserting all marks needed for inline finishing including web sectioning reducing blank padding and grouping various jobs for web width optimization.

  • Advanced stacking options

    Batch files in an automated way based on optimizing stacks of similar or different jobs. This module is delivered with sets of selectable rules to comply with your workflow.

  • Provides on-the-fly collating marks placement
  • Booklet Configurator module

    To automate imposition of various size booklets in same job

  • Configurable banner sheets and banner pages with variable content
  • Automate and optimize for digital print work

Optional Features

  • JPG2PDF Converter

    High volume JPG to PDF conversion for the needs of your high-volume photo projects.

  • UICL – Ultimate Imposition Control Language

    Best combined with integration services, this allows to use 100% of Ultimate Impostrip®’s power as a complete black box solution.

  • PDF/VT

    True PDF/VT imposition workflow available for high volume transactional or variable data work.

  • Horizon SmartStacker imposition optimization

    Ultimate Impostrip® has a unique way to handle and optimize the imposition for the Horizon SmartStacker finishing equipment.

  • AutoFlow Estimator

    Want true accurate gang run results for your MIS or production planning system? Ultimate Impostrip® offers an interface providing all the information you need to make smart decisions.

  • True Shape Nesting

    Automatically optimize and create layouts for true shapes using AutoNesting or impose files from the die library.

  • Additional imposition servers

    Add as much imposition power as needed to meet your production requirements.

Ultimate Services

  • Get custom functionalities for your specific needs
    Learn more about our Ultimate Technical Services and personalized training.

Testimonial for
Impostrip® Scalable

« We needed a powerful and fast imposition tool. Impostrip® delivered a custom solution that met our production demands. »

- LSC Communications

Ultimate Content
for Impostrip® Scalable

Want to learn more about Ultimate Impostrip® Scalable and all our solutions, check out Ultimate Contents.

Ultimate Impostrip Easily
Integrates with many Solutions

  • Aleyant Systems
  • Xerox

Impostrip Package

Ultimate Impostrip® PassGate

Ultimate Impostrip® PassGate automates your photo print production on your digital press and finishing equipment and lets you reduce waste considerably. It translates information gathered from upstream components and uses production logic to generate batch tickets with all the asset references and information required and creates print-ready files on the fly.

Features & Benefits

Key Features

  • 1Dynamic Barcodes
    Dynamic and conditional barcodes

    The more types of different jobs you take in, the more you will enjoy the reliability of Ultimate Impostrip®’s dynamic barcode technology. The barcode tool kit for all digital print finishing requirements.

  • 2Photo Print Optimization
    Photo streaming

    Unique high-volume photo streaming and batching for digital print online photo ordering to delivery workflow requirements.

  • 3
    Scalability and speed

    Scalable solution includes perfect management of imposition load balancing and allows for accurate job management.

Others Features

  • Easy Connectivity to Upstream System

    To allow integration with virtually any third-party application, the XML redirection module is easy to use and trusted. JDF and Preparation Params are also used for this type of integration.

  • Ganging Automation

    True automatic filling of a sheet or a roll, with numerous different jobs of different sizes and of different ordered quantities. AutoFlow not only optimizes the placement of jobs on a sheet, it also optimizes based on finishing.

  • Adobe PDF Library included
  • Automate and optimize for CTP work
  • JPG and PDF input
  • Automatically manage repeating booklets
  • Automatic creep based on paper thickness

    You can’t produce a proper booklet without controlling the creep. With Ultimate Impostrip®, you will get automatic creep calculation based on your paper thickness. This will help you ensure the quality of your jobs.

  • Origami Template Editor

    Origami virtual paper folding is a feature unique to Ultimate Impostrip®. By enabling folds and cuts, a user can create what most prepress users would call, a virtual "paper dummy". Once this paper model is created, simply click accept, and the imposition template will automatically be generated for you. It is easy to use, and intuitive.

  • Hot Folder Automation

    Save your template information and preferences to your hot folder, and use this to drop your files in as they come. Drop 16 page or 128 page job in the same hot folder and it creates as many plates or sheets needed to complete the job. You can create up to 2000 hot folders.

  • Maximize and automate web impositions

    Its extensive options for web imposition allow drawing the most of high-speed ink jet presses with optimization schemes and inserting all marks needed for inline finishing including web sectioning reducing blank padding and grouping various jobs for web width optimization.

  • Automate and optimize for digital print work
  • Configurable banner sheets and banner pages with variable content
  • Advanced stacking options

    Batch files in an automated way based on optimizing stacks of similar or different jobs. This module is delivered with sets of selectable rules to comply with your workflow.

  • Provides on-the-fly collating marks placement
  • Booklet Configurator module

    To automate imposition of various size booklets in same job

Optional Features

  • Additional imposition servers

    Add as much imposition power as needed to meet your production requirements.

  • JPG2PDF Converter

    High volume JPG to PDF conversion for the needs of your high-volume photo projects.

  • UICL – Ultimate Imposition Control Language

    Best combined with integration services, this allows to use 100% of Ultimate Impostrip®’s power as a complete black box solution.

  • PDF/VT

    True PDF/VT imposition workflow available for high volume transactional or variable data work.

  • Horizon SmartStacker imposition optimization

    Ultimate Impostrip® has a unique way to handle and optimize the imposition for the Horizon SmartStacker finishing equipment.

  • AutoFlow Estimator

    Want true accurate gang run results for your MIS or production planning system? Ultimate Impostrip® offers an interface providing all the information you need to make smart decisions.

  • True Shape Nesting

    Automatically optimize and create layouts for true shapes using AutoNesting or impose files from the die library.

Ultimate Services

  • Get custom functionalities for your specific needs
    Learn more about our Ultimate Technical Services and personalized training.

Testimonial for
Impostrip® PassGate

« We use Ultimate’s Impostrip® PassGate product every day for fast, reliable imposition and print job management. »

- HP Indigo Photo Lab

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for Impostrip® PassGate

Ultimate Content
for Impostrip® PassGate

Want to learn more about Ultimate Impostrip® PassGate and all our solutions, check out Ultimate Contents.

Ultimate Impostrip Easily
Integrates with many Solutions

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