Tilia Labs is to show off the latest version of its Phoenix software at next month’s Label Expo show in Chicago, USA. The Phoenix software is used for automated planning and imposition, generating print-ready layouts and JDF or die instructions, for all devices in the production chain. Continue reading “Tilia Labs to release Phoenix 7 software”
Tharstern has added a new Layout Library feature to its eponymous MIS, which should help printers improve the imposition that’s sent down from the MIS, removing any need for manual corrections. Continue reading “Tharstern announces new layout feature”
Tilia Labs has developed a fully self-contained Switch app version of its Griffin Pro, which is automatic layout solution for wide format printers. Continue reading “Tilia Griffin joins Enfocus Switch”
Arifiq has teamed up with HP to link its estimating engine with HP’s Print OS, allowing ad hoc jobs to be automatically quoted and printed, marking the first implementation of this technology in a digital workflow. Continue reading “Arifiq partners HP PrintOS”
Tilia Labs has teamed up with Aleyant to integrate its Phoenix imposition system into Aleyant’s web-to-print and workflow solutions Pressero and tFlow. Continue reading “Tilia Labs partners Aleyant for W2P”
Tilia Labs, which mainly develops planning, imposition, and automation software, has partnered with MIS company Cerm in order to offer integrated prepress capabilities to the label sector. Continue reading “Tilia Labs teams up with Cerm to gang labels”
EFI has bought Metrix software, best known for its imposition technology. The Metrix team has joined EFI, including Metrix CEO and founder Rohan Holt, who is now director of EFI Metrix products.
EFI will be continuing development and customer support activities for all of Metrix’s software products. Metrix’s technology offering will also expand to serve as an integrated impositioning module for EFI’s Pace MIS. Over time, Metrix’s technology will also become integrated with EFI’s other MIS and ERP workflow offerings. EFI plans on continuing Metrix’s existing reseller and channel arrangements.
The terms of the deal were not disclosed but EFI has said that it won’t affect its Q4 or end of year 2013 results.