Enfocus announces upcoming release of PitStop 2019

Enfocus, one of the leader in PDF quality control, advanced PDF editing and workflow automation for the graphic arts industry announces the upcoming April 2019 release of PitStop Pro 2019, PitStop Server 2019 and PitStop Library SDK 2019, the latest versions of their award-winning PDF Preflight, Editing and Correction applications.
This upcoming release contains new and improved functionality that has been developed as a result of extensive ongoing customer feedback. In particular, this release provides new tools to handle complex files that can cause bottlenecks in a workflow. It also provides a brand-new way of manually selecting objects for editing that will greatly increase the efficiency of prepress operators while also giving them

Chili Publish gains fresh investment

Software developer Chili Publish has secured additional investment to back ambitious expansion plans.
The Belgian firm develops software for “smart artwork and marketing collateral creation”, which can be integrated with other systems. Its flagship product is Chili Publisher.
It has gained a further €3.63m (£3.1m) investment from its original backers: Volta Ventures, Pamico and Group MC.
The funds will be used to double the size of the Chili’s operations in Belgium and the US, where the firm is

Ricoh and Cisco enter a strategic partnership to up productivity

Ricoh Co., Ltd. (president and chief executive officer: Yoshinori Yamashita; head office: Ota-ku, Tokyo; “Ricoh”) and Cisco Systems G.K. (president and general manager: Dave West; head office: Minato-ku, Tokyo; “Cisco”) have announced a global strategic partnership aimed at providing cloud solutions to empower digital workplaces that deliver increased productivity in a more secure environment.
The two companies will jointly develop solutions that deliver simpler and more secure environments in

Avanti to feature HP PrintOS Integration

Bi-directional integration with HP PrintOS to provide real-time job profitability data
Toronto – Avanti Systems Ltd announced it is extending its collaboration with HP to empower print services providers (PSPs) to be more efficient and productive with Avanti Slingshot and HP PrintOS. Avanti will demonstrate these new capabilities at Dscoop Edge conference in Orlando, Florida, March 24-27.
For most PSPs, calculating the profit margin on each job they produce is standard business practice. However

Fespa introduces colour management feature for 2019

Fespa is set to introduce a new colour management technology showcase and supporting conference programme at its flagship event in Munich in May.

The new feature, Colour L*A*B*, has been designed to help visitors to improve the colour management practices in their print businesses.

It will offer a structured end-to-end overview of all individual elements contributing to professional colour management including monitors, measurement and calibration tools, lightboxes, hard and soft proofing