Pace Systems Group and Kodak Deliver Automated Workflow Solution
Press release from the issuing company
Jacksonville, Florida – September 4th, 2007 – Pace Systems Group, a leading developer of business management and e-commerce solutions for the printing industry, and Kodak, the world’s foremost imaging innovator, announced today the integration of the ePace print management system with the industry leading Prinergy Workflow System. Utilizing Prinergy Business Link and the ePace PaceConnect framework, the exchange of data between the two platforms is automated, ultimately improving productivity, resource allocation and the bottom line.
This comprehensive JDF solution allows for:
- Submission of jobs from ePace to Prinergy using JMF as exchange method for JDF.
- Production information to be received during the prepress production phase via JMF signals to automatically populate job and inventory transactions.
- JMF to be utilized as the exchange method for returning jobs to ePace after completing Prinergy processing.
“Kodak’s products and people are among the best in the industry,” said Jay Farr, president of Pace Systems Group. “This relationship reaffirms our commitment to deliver leading edge products that automate processes and improve communication throughout the workflow so management teams can make informed decisions.”
“Working closely with Pace Systems Group, is part of our overall openness philosophy,” said Mark Wilton, Director, Partner Initiatives, Eastman Kodak. “Using open standards like JDF and driving towards connectivity and automation is key to our strategy; but our joint customer demand for such integration is really what is fueling our partnership.”
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