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Why Mailer Participation in Industry Associations Is So Important

Regardless of what you do for a living, whether you are a mailer, a printer, a software company, or if you are a personal trainer or an electrician, you need to participate in your industry.

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4 Reasons PDF Should Be Your Workflow Print Language for the Future

Selecting a print language for your workflow might not actually be a choice you made. With the history of print for customer communications there is a history of why many organizations utilize specific print languages in their production floor operations.

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The Myth of the “Print Ready File” and Your Secret Weapon to Combat it in CCM

How many times have you had someone deliver to you what they have called a “Print Ready File”? Now how many times has that file actually been ready to print?

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Solimar Systems User Conference 2017 – In Review

May 16-18, 2017 we hosted our annual User Conference in San Diego, filled with presentations addressing both technical and management challenges, networking breaks, evening entertainment (live music and baseball) and hands-on product sessions.

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Post-Composition: From Middleware to Mission Critical for CCM

Post-composition takes risk out of urgent changes, composition that is misaligned with a workflow and lets communications be enhanced with innovative ideas at the speed of today’s communications.

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A Strategic Choice in Customer Communications Software: Quick Start, Solid Base, Expert Support

At Solimar Systems, we are committed to the highest levels of customer service and support, as well as, the best product and modular solutions experience available on the market today.

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Solimar User Conference: Adding Layers of Know-How for More Powerful Communications

Why is the Solimar User Conference different? First, we have two tracks; an Executive and Technical track. In the Executive track, you will learn how workflow affects your business and the customer experience.

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Solimar Systems Offers One-of-a-Kind Experience for Clients to Take Control of CCM

Solimar has an exciting opportunity for our clients to once again join and partner with our team of experts in San Diego on May 16-18, for three days of learning, networking and a little fun.

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Xploration 17 – Share, Learn, Engage. When Print Professionals Hang Out in Florida

What happens in Orlando, stays in Orlando. Well, for some things we're not going explore here this might be true. For other, we can only hope it's not true: All the excellent knowledge that was shared during Xploration 17! At least we would like to share some of it with you.

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Golf Print & Pack – Print and Innovation from Leaders for Leaders

Can you talk about the future of print without talking about Augmented Reality? How do you manage the post-composition workflow? Is your PDF print-ready? At Gulf Print and Pack we explored these and many other questions with the crowd of experts flocking to Dubai.

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Gulf Print & Pack – MENA’s Flagship Show for Commercial and Package Print

Gulf Print & Pack 2017 is due to be held at the Dubai World Trade Centre in Dubai UAE from 26th-29th March 2017. we will be exhibiting with our partner Xerox at booth H15.

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Where the Customer Communications Experts meet: Xploration 2017

We are a proud Silver Sponsor of the industry leading event. With over 60 educational sessions from industry analysts, end users, and vendors, Xploration is one of the most important conferences and exhibitions of our industry.

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PrintWeekLive! 2017 – Meeting UK’s Printing Experts

Slightly off London's buzz, we found ourselves in Coventry at the Ricoh Arena for the first PrintWeekLive! Conference and Exhibition, March 8 and 9, 2017.

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The Role of Post Composition in Customer Communications Management

Leading composition programs have added output processing capabilities, eliminating the need for post-processing of their output. This presentation will look at the role of post-composition in modern Customer Communications Management workflows to see where they fit, and why there is still a need for these today.

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PrintWeekLive! 2017 – Optimizing your inkjet printing and mailing operations

PrintWeekLive! held by the UK printing industry title PrintWeek is aimed at printing professionals in all sectors; printers, buyers, and vendors. The event will have approximately 50 exhibitors from the digital print and finishing industry.

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CSUN 2017 – Making documents accessible for everyone

At the 2017 Conference, we'll be talking about our award-winning solutions, automating workflow processes and managing enterprise document delivery with their Accessibility Engine. Dan Beery, our Vice President, Product & Strategy Development, will be delivering a presentation “Converting legacy consumer statements to Accessible PDF”

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Hunkeler Innovationdays 2017 – 4 days of international excellence

More than 6000 guests from around the globe attended this year's Hunkeler Innovationdays, in our eyes an outstanding industry get together full of innovation and inspiration. As for us, we would like to thank the Hunkeler team for all their hard work.

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Hunkeler Innovationdays, Day 3 – Partners for augmented technology

We've been asked why Screen and Solimar Systems are joining forces. Screen has an excellent workflow management tool, which does what it says on the box, reliably, adding to the success for Screen's customers

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Hunkeler Innovationdays, Day 3 – The Chemistry of Augmented Reality

Personalized Augmented Reality (AR) feels a bit like magic. How can the lady voice in the video pick up names and individual data point? We heard questions like this many times during our presentations yesterday.

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Hunkeler Innovationdays, Day 2: Getting personal with lions and monkeys

During the Hunkeler Innovationdays, we'll be demonstrating the Solimar Systems Augmented Reality (AR) solution live at the Xerox booth - stop by to meet powerful documents with personalized cheeky monkeys, roaring lions, and impressive elephants!

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Hunkeler Innovationdays, Day 2: Getting to know your new friends

Yesterday was a very busy day. Which, of course, was great for meeting a lot of new people but more importantly, to join forces and introduce the best possible solutions to Screen's customers and prospects to make their printing life easier, more productive and thus successful, and at the end of the day, also financially more rewarding.

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Hunkeler Innovationdays 2017, Day 1 – Color, Colour, Farbe, Couleur, Colore…

Every small-talk attempt quickly turns into a pleasant shoptalk, and before you know it, you got an update on nozzle cleaning, polymer technology, de-inking invention, improved UX design for print queue management, modular built of drying, cutting, sorting units and much more.

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Hunkeler Innovationdays, Screen & Solimar Systems – Dipping into new territories

As if a trip to Europe, Switzerland, Lucerne, to attend the Hunkeler Innovationdays 2017 isn't exciting enough, we are so grateful and happy to follow Screen's invitation and support them with some of our latest workflow solutions in their booth.

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Dynamic Augmented Reality – Next Stop Hunkeler Innovationdays 2017

Our AR (Augmented Reality) reality journey started just over a year ago. Driven by the idea, how we can add even more value to existing documents, how we can keep "standard" transactional pieces evergreen.

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Solimar System, Paul Abdool and the Printerverse – Panel Discussions for Successful Printing

A huge thank you to the PrintMediaCentr team and Deborah Corn for your work and for bringing us all together and beaming us live out to the Printerverse.

2017 Hunkeler Innovationdays

Starting the year with innovation and attending the Hunkeler innovationdays 2017

We are excited to be part of this exceptional event. Solimar Systems will be in the Xerox booth driving their production color inkjets – Rialto, Brenva and Trivor.

Outputlinks Women of Distinction

Get to Know the 2016 OutputLinks Communications Group Women of Distinction

The Women of Distinction designation has been in existence for 15 years and is one of the OutputLinks Communications Group's industry recognition programs.

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In slow-motion to the grand finale – Day 4 at Graph Expo 2016

THANK YOU to the Graph Expo team for organizing this great event. We appreciate all the efforts everyone is putting into making these shows such a success.

Xerox Panel - Graph Expo

Of early birds, night owls, and peppermint spray – Day 3 at Graph Expo 2016

Thank you everyone at Xplor and Xerox for the healthy first meal of the day, dozens of great meetings ith customers, more panels, receptions during and after the conference, dinners, award ceremonies, music & great networking.

Make it shine, give it that special touch - Day 2 at Graph Expo 2016

Make it shine, give it that special touch – Day 2 at Graph Expo 2016

We're just getting ready for day 3 at Graph Expo - Thanks to Xerox we had a late night yesterday, so rather than Good night and sweet dreams, it's: Good morning and have a glorious day, today!

Edward Scissorhands has 3 Sister or Day 1 at Graph Expo 2016

Edward Scissorhands has three Sisters or Day 1 at Graph Expo 2016

On the first day of Graph Expo 2016, personalization got a completely different touch: Did you know Edward Scissorhands has three sisters and they work in the paper cutting business?

The Solimar Systems Bothe #841 at Graph Expo 2016

While you were resting, we were working

Conferences never really start the day they're announced. Our team started months ago preparing for Graph Expo, others spent the past couple of days here in Orlando to help bring everything together.

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Suitcases out, Graph Expo 2016 – We’re on our way!

Here we go, it's pack-the-suitcase-time again. The usual suspects, business/conference outfit, soft cushioned shoes for after hour events followed by laptop, business cards and brochures for our visitors.

Solimar Systems Wins 2016 Graph Expo MUST SEE ’EMS Award

Inkjet Mailing and Efficiency – A Graph Expo 2016 Must See ‘Ems Winner

We're not just showcasing our latest solution during Graph Expo, our Inkjet Mailing & Efficience Solution has been chosen a MUST SEE 'EMS.

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The New ROI of Communications

This session will take you on a thought-provoking journey to uncover ROI tactics that professionals use to navigate business case barriers and improve business case proposal success rates.

Baseball - a great thank you for hard work

A heartfelt thank you for a lot of hard work

A heartfelt thank you for a lot of hard work. As we're heading into the second half of the year, let's take a moment and look back.

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drupa 2016 – The Aftermath or How to become a movie star

As we are digesting our drupa 2016 impressions, following up on all the contacts, we were also busy on editing some videos we put together for you during the massive event.

11 Glorious Days for the Printing Industry

drupa 2016 – 11 Glorious Days for the Printing Industry

This is not to say that the printing industry never sees any other days of glory. But as we all know, drupa is different. Special.

Day 10 at drupa 2016 - We are the world (of communication)! Solimar Systems . Xerox . Printing . Workflow automation

Day 10 at drupa 2016 – We are the world (of communication)!

There is no such thing as a #print industry. Print has always been in the communication industry says @printfuture at #drupa2016 cube. We think pretty much

Day 9 at drupa 2016 – Time to talk about us. And Xerox Impika. And...

Day 9 at drupa 2016 – Time to talk about us. And Xerox Impika. And…

Nine days... It doesn't really feel like it's already been nine days here at drupa, at the Xerox booth. All of us coming out to Duesseldorf thought, we know it all, have seen it all.

Day 8 at drupa 2016 - Christmas comes early this year . Solimar Systems . Xerox . Landa . Recycling . Zero Waste

Day 8 at drupa 2016 – Christmas comes early this year

Do you remember the days, when grandma took the tinsel off the Christmas tree after the holiday season? Carefully, folding it away for next year? She definitely made a difference, and her eco-friendly act was way ahead of its time.

Day 7 at drupa 2016 or how to do interior design

Day 7 at drupa 2016 or how to do interior design

If you had seen what we have seen today, you would totally understand why it's suddenly all about interior design and not printing. Having said that, that's

Enjoy Every Moment. Frodo Baggins Feet at drupa2016

Day 6 at drupa2016 – My feet feel like they belong to Frodo Baggins

Do you remember Frodo Baggins, the Hobbit, big flat feet? That's what our feet feel like right now. But, no complaining, the excitement is worth it.

Beauty, beasts and drupa 2016

Day 5 at drupa2016 – Of M’s, beauty and real beasts

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, they say. And let's admit it, we probably are a bit biased when we talk about the beauty of print, colors, coating,

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Day 4 at drupa2016 – The place where magic meets paper

5 days of magic... Remember, we started with the Xerox pre-drupa event. 5 days of exciting innovation, magical moments where paper turns into 3D objects,

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Day 3 at drupa2016 – It’s in the detail, & size does matter: production printing

Production printing for us means attention to details. No matter how many records you have in your database, no matter whether it's black & white or color,

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Day 2 at drupa2016 – The day my tongue became a marathon runner

Those of you who know Solimar Systems, know that we like to run the extra mile for our clients. A vital part of my body seems to turn into a marathon runner

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Day 1 at drupa2016 – why some things never change

Today #drupa2016 opened it's doors to the public. For us, it's great to see so many new faces. But that's about the only thing that really changes at drupa.

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Can you feel the chilling winds of change?

It's been a stormy journey to Europe for some of the Solimar team. We were wondering are these the winds of change going through the printing industry?

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How to get your printing Chemistry™ right

Solimar Systems is demonstrating how catalog, book, and transactional workflows can be seamlessly managed by it's universal Chemistry™ CCM Platform.