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Bespoke solutions for selected market segments
Bespoke solutions for selected market segments
Compose has a long history of developing prepress and print solutions but we also excel in bespoke and automated solutions for selected market segments. We have worked closely with our customers in our development to streamline their unique production processes.
- PDF Imposition–X™ with updated functions (enhanced)
We have also adopted a new client/server architecture for this popular application and in the process we are delivering greater productivity to users. Multiple users can now work on one imposition planning or designated sections of a job.
- QuickFit4Print™ (new)
Compose’s QuickFit4Print™ is an unique and automated ganging solution for sheet-fed, or digital printing presses. It dynamically gangs jobs of multiple sizes and run quantity on a designated plate size to achieve optimal print-run and costs, jobs are packed for easy guillotine with front and back alignment. QuickFit4Print™ is ideally suited to work as part of a web2print system as it can be setup to take jobs submitted via the web and impose them automatically.
- Greeting cards production - BigIceBox™ (new)
The Compose BIB™ is an intelligent job placement and plate planning solution for the greeting cards printing industry, it is designed to streamline greeting card printing production process. The BIB™ system accepts greeting card designs in PDF format in multiple card sizes and automatically gangs them onto a press sheet of specified sizes on-the-fly taking into account the job’s specific parameters (such as the delivery time, paper type, paper weight and run length, etc.). The true power of BIB™ is that it can intelligently determine the optimal ganging layout based on specific processing or finishing requirements (such as foiling, cuts, folding, embossing, special colours, etc.), and it will produce a final optimum ganged-up layout that can be sent directly to a CTP for plate-making.
This is what Harry Carter, the Managing Director of Imperial Litho, has to say about the BIB™, “I have been looking for a system like the BigIceBox for many years to streamline our plate planning which usually is a very manual, skilled and time consuming ganging process. We are very pleased with the solution that Compose has provided, we are now able to impose virtually all our jobs automatically, with our account managers now able to handle the imposition with ease”.
- Digital label production – LabelPrint™ (new)
Compose Express LabelPrint™ is a powerful label production application for digital label printers, it is designed to shorten production time and reduce human errors. The Express LabelPrint™ supports imposition and step-and-repeat logics on roll and sheet-fed label media. The Express LabelPrint™ will automatically highlight jobs which fit the specific media stock and calculate the best placement of these jobs that will reduce media wastage and setup time. Tools and modules are available to fit irregular label shapes, to support die cut layout import and export of cut outline, as well as to produce variable data labels.
- Hang tags production - TagEngine™ (new)
Compose TagEngine™ is a new application developed for hang tags print production. It is designed to handle today’s complex hang tag jobs where multiple and variable sizes, colors, images, languages, barcodes and prices are common requirement. Our solution analyses the job requirements and run quantity to determine the optimal placement layout based on media costs, media size and plate costs. It produces final job reports that include all production information needed for printing and finishing as well as for customer packing and delivery, thus making it an indispensible part of any hang tag production systems.
- Express PrintShop™ (enhanced)
Express PrintShop™ is a server based cluster digital printing solution for the on-demand printing market, it is scalable and affordable. The Express PrintShop™ is designed to drive, through a single RIP controller, multiple high performance network printers such as those from OKI, HP, Xerox, Konica Minolta, etc.
It comes with load-balancing module as standard; it can split or share a job between multiple printers for greater productivity. Our popular EasyBook™, the easy-to-use booklet printing application, also comes as standard; different print configuration can be set up to meet customer requirement. EasyBook™ can handle different book-turns requirements (from right or left, saddle stitched or perfect bounded).
Compose e-Pub solutions turn print-ready PDF files into multimedia flipbook suitable for modern smart e-reading devices
With the rapid growth in smart phones and e-reader tablets the way readers view published content have changed, the digital reading mediums have created new and exciting publishing channels for content owners.
The new digital smart e-reading devices have:
- changed the reading habit of traditional print based readers
- made possible for publishers to offer cross-media content to their existing readership with opportunity to up-sell cross-media content
- provided additional advertising opportunity to increase revenue
- created new readership channel in which traditional print content can be re-purposed to reach new audience
Publishers can now make full use of the interactive and dynamic nature of the new smart e-reader platforms such as the iPad, iPhone, Android tablet, smart phone and Kindle, they can now push their content across media platforms simultaneously.
Compose System, with our twenty years experience in prepress and print publishing, have developed an innovative set of solutions to enable print publishers to publish cross- media content with easy, we have greatly streamlined the publisher’s multi-platform production workflow by providing a very high degree of processing automation.
New ePub capabilities:
Compose digital publishing engine offers easy-to-use re-purposing tools to enable publisher to convert print-ready PDF files into multimedia flipbook suitable for modern smart e-reading devices. The complete e-Pub solution includes brandable e-readers that publisher can made available for downloading (with or without charge) at the popular Apps Stores.
A growing number of customers have already adopted Compose e-Pub/e-reader engine:
- China Academy of Printing Technology (CAPT) to use XPNewsMag
- HanYi to distribute the Express Reader
- Graphic Art Association Hong Kong to license XPNewsMag
- Printing Resource Hong Kong to license XPNewsMag
To find out how the Compose e-Pub/e-reader solutions can assist your organisation in the growing e-publishing world please contact Tom Sit via email@example.com