Printable Technologies Inc. Acquires Variable Data Product Line of Datalogics
Press release from the issuing company
Solana Beach, CA – December 1, 2004 – Printable Technologies, Inc., today announced the acquisition of all the assets related to the Datalogics DL Formatter product line, including the DL-100 and the DL-1000 solutions. The functionality of DL Formatter has been incorporated into Printable’s PrintFusion3 Variable Data product for more than a year.
“This combination is a natural fit,” said Douglas Cogan, formerly of Datalogics and now Vice President of VDP Technology for Printable. “We are excited at the growth opportunity that this combination provides us. Printable has completed the hiring of our entire Formatter team here in Chicago, and we will be continuing our efforts uninterrupted in our current location. The added resources and energy of Printable will enhance our ability to support all our OEM partners with further product development and marketing support.”
“Printable searched carefully for the ‘best of breed’ variable data application to incorporate into PrintFusion and selected DL Formatter, as have other key industry partners,” said Coleman Kane, President and CEO, Printable Technologies. “Because this is a core technology within our product offering and to accelerate future development, we chose to acquire the entire product family. We will continue to license the applications to both end users and OEM partners. Partners currently utilizing the DL-1000 server include Creo, Hewlett-Packard, Heidelberg, NexPress, Xerox, Xeikon, and others.”
DL Formatter Applications
DL-10 Design and Proofing - allows designers and prepress professionals to design documents in Quark Xpress and Adobe InDesign, set up variable text and image frames, define conditional logic, and proof jobs with actual data merged.
DL-100 Interactive – desktop application that provides all the functionality required to create 1-to-1 output for print or web.
DL-1000 Server - uses layouts created with the DL-10 or DL-100 to generate tens of thousands of impressions an hour with a DL-1000 composition server.
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