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Xitron and Krause-Biagosch GmbH announce Workflow OEM Deal

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

Press release from the issuing company

Ann Arbor, Michigan – Xitron, the prepress industry's leading independent developer and integrator of Raster Image Processors, RIP management and prepress workflow software and Krause-Biagosch GmbH, a leading CtP manufacturer based in Bielefeld, Germany announced the Krause Production Manager for use with the entry line of CtP systems and the Krause Imposition Manager.

The Krause Production Manager workflow, powered by the Navigator Workflow Server and Navigator RIP, extends the capabilities of the prepress department with the:

- Latest Navigator Harlequin RIP technology
- Client access from Windows and Macintosh
- Integrated soft proofing
- Job management with virtually unlimited workflow steps
- Integration with KIM (Krause Imposition Manager)
- Integrated operator feedback from Krause CtP devices
- Options for PDF Creation, Preflighting and Ink Remapping

"Xitron is delighted to work with Krause on the development of the Krause Production Manager," stated Mark Eisenschenk, Xitron's President and CEO. "Krause places quality as their highest command and we feel confident the Navigator Workflow Server technology in KPM allows this tradition to continue."

"Krause worked closely with Xitron engineers to design a solution that meets the demanding requirements of our users," stated Stefan Beke-Bramkamp, sales and marketing director at Krause. "Xitron's Harlequin RIP workflow solutions are an industry standard. With the integration of the Krause Imposition Manager, it adds significant productivity benefits for Krause CtP users."

Krause Production Manager is available through Krause and Krause Dealers world-wide with customer shipments beginning in 2011.

Xitron RIPs and workflow solutions drive more than 250 different output devices ranging from black and white and color proofers to film imagesetters and the latest in CtP and direct-to-press systems. With shipments of more than 20,000 RIPs, Xitron is the largest independent provider of RIPs in the market. For more information about Xitron products, visit Xitron on the web at www.xitron.com or www.vgieurope.com.


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