Removing touches from prepress is the focus of every print workflow automation project. Building on that automation to encompass more jobs and pushing a hands-off approach further into production on into finishing is the logical step forward.
Download this Ultimate Orange Paper and learn about how to successfully implement complete print workflow automation at your print facility, no matter the size or level of complexity, we have solutions for you.
Learn how to:
- Automate prepress and eliminate touch points;
- Accommodate diverse environments and print workflow options;
- Achieve complete print workflow automation easily;
- Provide Finishing Connectivity.
This white paper focus on two aspects of print workflow automation: prepress imposition workflow and finishing (or postpress) workflow
Automation of prepress imposition workflow with Ultimate Impostrip®
Imposition automation at Ultimate means lights out, hands free, true reliable automation. Designed with productivity in mind, Ultimate Impostrip® optimizes every aspect of your prepress imposition workflow with tools that are easy-to-use yet extremely versatile.
Ultimate Impostrip® Pro eases you into the world of optimized imposition. It provides the professional features to manage an imposition workflow and take advantage of all you print equipment capabilities. Get full control over page position, bleed, page-spread, page scaling, marks and margins for best quality for digital printing.
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.
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.
Automation of finishing (or postpress) workflow with Ultimate Bindery®
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.
Ultimate Bindery® is a hub of knowledge of many different finishing devices from different manufacturers and can automate in-line and near-line finishing equipment. It operates as a central location to validate that each job is built respecting the capabilities and constraints of the selected finishing equipment. These validations prevent errors and reduce waste since an alert is sent to the user for them to rectify the situation.