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Free workflow for Xante Ilumina digital press

Apr 16, 2010 12:00 AM,

Xante (Mobile, AL) announces the availability of its free iQueue Intelligent Color Workflow, a content and production management solution for the Illumina digital color press. The technology will be on display in Xante booth 945 at On Demand, April 20 – 22 in Philadelphia

Hybrid Integration to resell Dalim software

Apr 13, 2010 12:00 AM,

Blanchard Systems (New Orleans), the North American Distributor for Kehl, Germany-based Dalim Software, announces it has appointed Hybrid Integration (Yardley, PA) as a reseller of Dalim products

New InfoPrint software for Intelligent Mail

Apr 13, 2010 12:00 AM,

InfoPrint Solutions Co. (Nashville, TN), a joint venture between IBM and Ricoh, announces the launch of its latest Automated Document Factory (ADF) software component, InfoPrint Mail Insight

Agfa launches 4-up violet chem-free CTP, updates :Apogee workflow

Apr 9, 2010 12:00 AM,

Agfa Graphics (Mortsel, Belgium; Ridgefield Park, NJ) announces the launch of a new 4-up violet chemistry-free CTP system designed to help small to midsize commercial printers eliminate plate production errors

Quark acquires GLUON assets

Apr 7, 2010 12:00 AM,

Quark Inc. (Denver) has acquired the assets and technology of NJ-based GLUON, a software company that has developed tools for the corporate and publishing industries

Agfa Graphics, XMPie to integrate software

Apr 1, 2010 12:00 AM,

Agfa Graphics (Ridgefield Park, NJ) has announced a partnership with XMPie (New York), providing :Apogee customers an integrated solution that combines :Apogee Portal and Prepress with XMPie's extensible Web-to-Print and Online Marketing Tools. The partnership enables Agfa to offer the modular Web-to-Print product portfolio from XMPie, with the prepress and project management tools in :Apogee. The

HP’s Indigo division posts record monthly, annual page volumes

Mar 19, 2010 12:00 AM,

HP (Palo Alto, CA) announces continued HP Indigo customer momentum has yielded double-digit annual page growth

Pantone reduces price on Goe

Mar 17, 2010 12:00 AM,

Pantone (Carlstadt, NJ), a subsidiary of X-Rite Inc. is reducing the price of the Pantone Goe specification products to make them more affordable for all designers and printers to incorporate into their workflows

Enfocus introduces PitStop Connect

Mar 12, 2010 12:00 AM,

Enfocus (Gent, Belgium) has launched PitStop Connect, a tool that enables printers and publishers to create "Connectors" (small desktop tools to drop a file on) containing PDF specifications for preflight that can be branded to customers

HP introduces wide-format VDP with SmartStream Designer 4.0

Mar 11, 2010 12:00 AM,

HP has announced commercial availability of HP SmartStream Designer 4.0, software that extends variable-data printing (VDP) capabilities to a wide range of large-format inkjet applications

GMG, Canon announce next-generation proofing systems

Mar 9, 2010 12:00 AM,

Tuebingen, Germany-based GMG ), developer and supplier of high-end color management and proofing solutions, announces the launch of a proofing system

Press-sense to continue operations after losing investors

Mar 9, 2010 12:00 AM,

Israel-based Press-sense has confirmed that two major investors, Vertex and Evergreen, have ceased investing in the company

PIA calls for print website award entries

Mar 4, 2010 12:00 AM,

Printing Industries of America (Pittsburgh, PA) and the Digital Printing Council are accepting entries for the 2010 web2awards. Deadline for entries is May 31, 2010

Agfa Graphics attains Gold status in Adobe partner program

Mar 3, 2010 12:00 AM,

Agfa Graphics has been appointed an Adobe Gold Solution Partner and member of the Adobe Partner Connection

HP news at Dscoop

Mar 1, 2010 12:00 AM,

HP SmartStream Production Analyzer records a wide range of digital press data including impressions printed, types of jobs, press uptime and number of paper jams. It's intended for customers that use more than one HP Indigo press. Customers that have larger, multisite operations can easily identify productivity issues with specific plants and shifts. HP ElectroInk White for the HP Indigo 5000 and

100 Words or Less: What advice can you offer on selling variable print?

Mar 1, 2010 12:00 AM, Karin Stroh, vice president, marketing, XMPie (www.xmpie.com)

A great way to introduce variable-data printing (VDP) or cross-media communications to your customers is by leveraging your new capabilities in a 1:1 campaign promoting these offerings. One print service provider, Centrica, highlighted its cross-media services with a customer acquisition campaign, generating significant response and bolstering its database with information for future use. Another,

Blanchard Systems to resell Alwan Color Expertise

Feb 25, 2010 12:00 AM,

Blanchard Systems (New Orleans) announces it is representing the full line of Alwan Color Expertise color management products in North America. Blanchard Systems specializes in providing automated

EFI XF 4.1 color management system debuts

Feb 23, 2010 12:00 AM,

EFI (www.efi.com) has announced the immediate availability of its newest upgrade to the EFI XF software series

Heidelberg to present on color management at GOA

Feb 19, 2010 12:00 AM,

Heidelberg (Kennesaw, GA) color specialist Chuck Koehler will lead a seminar on “Print Color Management for Profit” at Graphics of the Americas

Messe Dusseldorf announces new fair for publishing, printing industry

Feb 19, 2010 12:00 AM,

The premiere staging of digi:media 2011, the trade fair for commercial publishing & digital printing, will take place from April 7-9, 2011 at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany