Screen and Artwork Systems enter into OEM agreement (IPEX 06: Hall 6 Stand B40)
Screen strengthens commitment to packaging industry by integrating leading packaging workflow tools into Trueflownet(PresseBox) (Amstelveen, )
Branded PackStudio SE, the solution will be fully integrated into Trueflownet to give users a cohesive interface and universal access to the widest choice of prepress production tools available today.
Trueflownet is a range of interconnected prepress modules that can be combined to create customised and highly-automated workflows to suit the specific production needs of commercial printing, newspapers, packaging and digital printing. In addition to its own expert technology, Screen's philosophy is to integrate complementary and industry-leading third party products to add specific functionality for each sector.
ArtPro is recognised as leading software for the pre-production of packaging materials. It features many dedicated tools for the preparation of graphics for a wide array of label and packaging production techniques including: litho printing, flexo printing, gravure and silk screen.
"The packaging market has very specific requirements and, by using ArtPro pre-press, operators can turn designs into print-ready files tailored to specific output device requirements instantly. This agreement, alongside the launch of two VLF PlateRite Ultima offset platesetters and a digital flexo platesetter at IPEX, strengthens our commitment to providing a complete packaging solution," says Eiji Kakiuchi, Corporate Officer, Media Technology Company, Dainippon Screen.
According to Guido Van der Schueren, Chairman of the Board, ArtWork Systems: "This agreement strengthens Artwork Systems' position In Asia, and especially in Japan. It fits perfectly within our strategy to form partnerships, as we recently have done with Punch Graphix and Stork Prints."
About ArtWork Systems
Artwork Systems develops complete and integrated software solutions for the preparation of professional color printing or pre-press. Artwork Systems now has offices in Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, the United Kingdom, and the United States with international support structures in Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico and Hong Kong. Partner organizations in more than 40 countries are responsible for the additional worldwide distribution of the various products. Through the acquisition of Enfocus and Dimensional Impressions, Artwork Systems has a presence in Los Angeles, CA, USA. The most important markets are Western Europe and the United States. During fiscal year 2005, worldwide turnover amounted to 46.22 million euro. www.artwork-systems.com