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Mako(TM) creates PDF/X-1a files for book publishing software Vellum

Integrating Global Graphics’ Mako(TM) into Vellum has reduced 180g’s customer support load significantly and allowed the company to concentrate on enhancing the software and adding new features.

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Driving Efficiency in Customer Communications through API

API services offer companies a wide range of opportunities to automate their customer communication processes further and expand their businesses overall. There are a few basic rules to observe.

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Vision Support Trading (VST): Barrier-free PDF Documents through Document Conversion

For companies faced with complex compliance and communication output challenges, Compart provides innovative solutions that help to produce, modify, compare, archive and distribute documents to your clients via any channel. Its customers are leading Print Services Providers and Enterprises where …

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Let’s talk about the best-of-breed prepress solutions used by ABT…

The ABT Mediengruppe relies on automation to maintain productivity, including in the prepress area. Instead of relying on an all-in-one solution for all prepress tasks, ABT Mediengruppe has combined several products into one holistic solution.

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DataProse Stays Ahead of Customer Demand with Solimar Solutions

DataProse leverages Solimar Systems’ solutions, like ReadyPDF PDF Optimization, to accelerate their internal workflow and external customer document access.

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Allied Printing (U.S.): Higher quality and barrier-free documents in production printing through automated document checking and conversion

Allied Printing’s digital print needed to accept pre-formatted documents in addition to those that come into the shop as raw data. The company decided to eliminate format restrictions and add new revenue streams to its services portfolio, by investing in …

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Quality assurance of PDF/A files? Let’s ask Beuth Verlag!

Beuth Verlag uses callas pdfaPilot and callas pdfToolbox, which validate PDF/A files and correct them as far as possible.

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South Dakota Marketing and Print Shop Brings The Perfect Blend to Clients

Starting as a commercial printing company, Borns Group has continued to expand its capabilities, product offerings, services, and reach through strategic technology acquisitions and modernizing processes that include standardizing on PDF and selecting a PDF-centric print workflow platform from Solimar …

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ThyssenKrupp: Document Automation with DocBridge® solution

In 2015, when thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG brought output management back in-house, it represented a basic structural change. Instead of a traditional print shop, a company-wide Competence Center for Print and Digital Media was created, laying the foundation for multi-channel …



How does this customer process 50 percent more print data with callas pdfToolbox?

Procedes, a service provider for large format digital prints, textile architecture and aluminum construction, was able to automate its prepress area to a high degree with the support of Impressed and callas software.

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