WebCenter by Esko is a centralized, secure storage for reviewing and approving documents. WebCenter projects can contain any type of document, including CAD files, graphic files, spreadsheets, proposals, purchase orders, and customer specifications. Once approved for
production, a job ticket is automatically generated for Automation Engine for supporting automated workflow.
Plato, DeskPack, and ArtPro are some additional solutions from the broad and versatile portfolio of Esko for pre-press solutions.
Process Metallic Color System by Color-Logic is an innovative system that enables the creation of attention-grabbing metallic special effects using only CMYK and white inks. It allows converters to expand HP Indigo press capabilities and create new, high-value jobs with a small
capital investment. Color-Logic Design Suite proprietary software enables designers to create dramatic effects in minutes. HP Indigo presses using HP Indigo ElectroInk White can produce these jobs on metallic substrates. This proprietary process is particularly appropriate for labels,
packaging, signage, banners, point-of-purchase materials, literature, and shrink-wraps.
Improved print quality via automatic inspection solutions
PrintVision/Helios II, made by Advanced Vision Technology Ltd. (AVT), is a narrow web inspection product designed to meet the needs of the digital printing segment. PrintVision/Helios II is a 100% automatic inspection platform for labels and narrow web printers, providing an easy-to-use and reliable automatic print inspection solution that can detect any print or finishing flaws, on all types of substrates and in any print application.
Added-value modules provide verification of barcodes and variable codes and job verification against an approved digital PDF file, as well as connectivity with MIS, and a complete press-to-rewinder workflow connectivity.
Comprehensive finishing products increase productivity
Digicon Lite is an optimal solution where there is a need for a simple, compact, low-cost converting machine for digitally printed webs. Digicon folding carton system integrated with Kama cutting and creasing modules, a joint endeavor of AB Graphics international and KAMA GmbH, is a dedicated converting solution for digitally printed paperboard. This reel-to-cut unit in-line solution effectively supports flatbed die cutting and creasing for small and medium print runs. Low cost tooling is now readily available and job changes take under 10 minutes to complete.
OMEGA Digicon label converting (available either inline or offline) incorporates flexo varnishing and semi-rotary die cutting, along with options for over-laminating, flat-bed screen printing, hot foil blocking, embossing and inspection. The modular design allows for any combination of processes to be carried out in a single pass, and its sophisticated control system enables quick changeovers with minimal waste. An array of solutions is also available to meet the specific needs of any customer.
HP SmartStream Production Analyzer
A tracking and analysis tool with an easy web user interface for multiple HP Indigo WS6000 Series Digital Presses, HP SmartStream Production Analyzer shows real-time status and historical reports. It supports HP and customer production targets by providing information about the production shifts, presses, press groups, operators, and sites.
HP SmartStream Production Analyzer, well received by HP Indigo commercial customers, is now available for label converters with HP Indigo WS6000 Series Digital Presses, and is recommended with multiple presses.