Archives by Tag 'Oce'

How You VDP and Workflow in 2015

Last updated: Wednesday, June 24, 2015

by Greg Cholmondeley, Workflow Practice Director, PODi and Caslon & Company A couple of weeks ago I asked people in the industry to share the VDP languages, workflow solutions and MIS solutions they use. It is always good to take a quick pulse of the industry and the results confirm much of what I already [...]

Big Plans for Graph Expo

Last updated: Thursday, September 25, 2014

The big US trade show for the printing industry starts Sunday in Chicago and Dave and I will be there getting close to the hardware and software from the industry movers and shakers. All year long I work with workflow vendors and users … but this is the time when those vendors put it all [...]

If you need to digitally print a LOT of books, you should check this out

Last updated: Wednesday, August 27, 2014

I recently did a product briefing on Canon’s Oce PRISMAproduction Professional Book Module and it is a pretty impressive automated digital book production workflow solution. The catch is that you probably need to be digitally printing many hundreds or thousands of books per week to justify the investment. However, you should read on if you [...]

AlphaGraphics Saves Big with Canon Oce PRISMAprepare

Last updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014

It just doesn’t seem possible that better ways to program tabs and produced mixed mono/color documents could help you meet strategic objectives and eliminate half of your inefficient labor time … but that is exactly what happened at the Scottsdale AlphaGraphics. I interviewed Thomas Villa, General Manager of the shop and he shared his story [...]

Canon / Océ continues to innovate in the production inkjet market

Last updated: Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Crit Driessen of Océ (part of the Canon Group) announced the development of a new high speed continuous form inkjet web press called the Océ ImageStream 3500. What makes this product special is the ability to run high quality output (up to 1200 x 1200 dpi with multilevel) on standard coated stock without the use [...]

What’s Canon Been Up to For the Past Year?

Last updated: Thursday, February 6, 2014

This week Canon Solutions America hosted an anniversary event for media and analysts down here in Boca. Over the course of two days they shared their results, their 2014 direction, product demonstrations, and even had a few key customers share their perspectives. I’ll let the myriad of other writers who were present document the details, [...]

Streamlining Make-ready with Canon Oce PRISMAprepare

Last updated: Thursday, January 9, 2014

A little while ago I had the opportunity to take a close look at Canon’s Oce PRISMAprepare make-ready software. While the name is a concatenated mouthful … the software is very well designed. In fact, this software has really been transformed into a smoothly integrated suite of capabilities that make the often time-consuming and mind-numbing [...]

Notable Workflow Management Seen at PRINT13

Last updated: Tuesday, October 1, 2013

There were far too many workflow solutions shown at PRINT to fit into a blog, so I’m going to break it apart into a couple of articles. In this first one, I’ll run through a few of the major workflow management products shown. These products can range from the very simple to the very complex [...]