Kodak releases Prinergy Workflow 7 aimed at protecting margins

kodakprinergymargins-inPrinergy Workflow 7 is the latest advancement of the company’s workflow automation software. “All of the enhancements to Prinergy Workflow 7 protect the profit margins of today’s print service providers, including new features that limit human error, improve time to press, and enable faster and more informed decisions that are critical for keeping margins healthy,” the company said recently. The software increases the level of automation in every core function of the printing process – such as job creation, collaboration, file processing, trapping, proofing, imposition and colour management. It also delivers integrates with current, future and third-party technology, allowing users to grow their workflow system alongside their business.

kodakmargins2-inImprovements to Kodak Prinergy Workflow 7 include:

  • Callas Preflight Profile Integration. Preflight+ allows the integration of Callas preflight profiles for improved quality control and reduced manual touchpoints.
  • Layered PDF Versioning Enhancements. Improved error detection and better control over multiple layers of files making versioned printing more flexible, reliable and repeatable.
  • Digital Printing Enhancements. Centralized control over digital and conventional presses and equipment to deliver efficient, automated production of all job sizes to a fleet of Kodak and third-party digital presses and computer-to-plate (CTP) devices. These new capabilities make it possible to control job ticketing parameters both manually and through Rules Based Automation (RBA) of multiple devices, while monitoring and reporting the status of each alongside CTP devices and proofers.
Kodak CEO Jeffrey J. Clarke.
Eastman Kodak CEO Jeffrey J. Clarke.

“Kodak’s strength is in research and development,” said Jeffrey J. Clarke, CEO, Eastman Kodak Company. “We listened to our customers when they told us that high-quality printing is not enough in today’s printing industry. They needed to further increase their advantage over their competitors. To address those needs we leveraged our software engineering expertise to create Prinergy Workflow 7. Workflow software is a driver of efficiency and productivity and Prinergy Workflow 7 takes those to new heights and enables our customers to better compete in a challenging marketplace.”

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Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.