Agfa Graphics to Showcase Arkitex Production Prepress Workflow at America East 2016

Press release from the issuing company

Advanced software can help newspaper printers experience faster turnaround, increased productivity and cost savings

Elmwood Park, NJ – Agfa Graphics will showcase its industry-leading workflow, Arkitex Production, and other software solutions for the newspaper industry, at the 2016 America East Media Business & Technology Conference (in booth #22) being held at The Hershey Lodge and Convention Center in Hershey, PA, April 4 - 6. 

Agfa Graphics’ Arkitex Production features a single, integrated user interface that keeps all departments informed about the operations and their status. Arkitex Production offers faster turnaround and increased productivity for cost savings in the production process. 

Printed newspapers continue to be the most reliable and trustworthy sources of news and advertising. A software solution like Arkitex Production provides newspaper publishers the powerful tools they need to stay ahead and effectively compete in the digital landscape.

“With Arkitex Production, newspaper publishers can operate with greater flexibility, helping them meet customer demands under shorter deadlines with higher quality,” said Don Easley, Regional Manager, Newspaper Segment, Agfa Graphics North America. “Because it is based on HTML5, Arkitex Production can be fully accessed from any computer platform that supports a browser. With Arkitex Production’s new easy-to-use interface, the production staff does not require lengthy training sessions in order to learn the software.”

Some of Arkitex Production’s newest features include the ability to adjust image position on-the-fly in a template, and “Press Knowledge,” in which operators can choose to use a press-oriented look at the production run from the Arkitex interface.

Arkitex Production is complemented by Arkitex Enhance, a range of powerful add-on products for quality enhancement, also providing better cost control, improved print production efficiency and superb print quality. Arkitex Enhance includes IntelliTune for image enhancement and optimization, Veripress for soft-proofing at the press console, OptiInk for maximum ink saving, and Sublima screening for clear, sharp images. The stand-alone OptiColor Server is a new addition to the Arkitex line which provides intelligent and automated color transformations between print standards. 

Agfa Graphics will be in booth #22 at the America East Media Business & Technology Conference being held at The Hershey Lodge and Convention Center in Hershey, PA, April 4 - 6, 2016.


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