Montreal, Canada, Ultimate TechnoGraphics Inc., leader in imposition and finishing automation software and Muller Martini, global leader in developing, manufacturing and marketing print finishing systems have combined their efforts to bring innovative and efficient workflow to automate imposition for on-demand and personalized books and magazines.
Muller Martini integrates Impostrip VDP imposition new capabilities as part of the Connex system to manage the entire manufacturing process from job submission to finished books or magazines, thus offering a better cost-effective solution for book-of-one and personalized magazines.
At drupa, Ultimate's Impostrip Scalable imposition will be used to show customers how PDF/VT imposition opens new possibilities in the field of industrial inkjet printing enabling dynamic imposition for variable data printing. Workflow is about data manipulation for printing and finishing processes. Today, digital printing is about using data to build products. The key element is the way the PDF data from upstream ordering system is handled to produce variable size and quantity copies and build the data with all personalized marks and barcodes for various purposes: tracking and finishing.
'We are quite excited to bring to drupa the result of our joint efforts with Muller Martini, declares Joanne David, President CEO of Ultimate TechnoGraphics, together we are showing a new way to produce variable books empowered by PDF/VT imposition that is built for speed and sustainability.'
'Handling of PDF/VT within our workflow enables us to achieve a higher productivity level for the SigmaLine, the digital finishing system from Muller Martini. The fully integrated system is now able to industrially produce pure "Book of one" jobs. The slogan changed from PDF in – Book out to PDF/VT in – variable Books out, declares Andreas Aplien responsible Product manager for the Connex Workflow System. '
To learn more, please visit Ultimate TechnoGraphics Booth in Booth D06 / Hall 8b, or Muller Martini Booth A49 / Hall 2.