Prepress workflow


Doing more without extra headcount, that’s where prepress automation comes in. Advanced label prepress functionality, running without operator intervention.

Must see at Labelexpo 2019

  • Automation Engine for Labels (browser)
  • Automated press inspection (AE- AVT link)

Automation Engine sets a new standard for prepress workflow automation

Automation Engine for Labels automates mundane routine tasks and connects your people with organized data. Integrated preflight and error checking makes sure that your output is perfect. It saves time, reduces errors and helps your bottom line.

Automation Engine offers an integrated workflow for digital print, conventional print or a combination and integrates seamlessly with any existing infrastructure (MIS, ERP…). It includes Dynamic VDP expansion and layout optimization of multiple SKUs. Color Preflight enables converters to optimize use of their digital press and increase overall equipment efficiency.

From an entry-level version to more elaborate setups, Automation Engine is guaranteed to deliver a fast and unmatched return on investment.

Automation Engine Quickstart for Labels

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Inline inspection

Inline inspection

Automation Engine’s Inspection module allows a faster setup of the AVT inline inspection which is essential when dealing with short runs and variable printing. Even very short runs can be automatically inspected from the first copy, leading to a direct improvement in overall quality and process control.