Solimar Systems and SCREEN Americas Announce Strategic Partnership to Extend Print Workflow Capabilities

September 13, 2018

New Extended Print Control Technology Enhances Functionality of SCREEN EQUIOS Class Printers

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — September 12, 2018 — Solimar Systems, Inc., an innovative global solutions provider empowering critical communications through multi-channel document communications solutions for print, web and mobile delivery announced a new partnership agreement with SCREEN Americas, a pioneer and world-class technology leader in the digital print industry.

This partnership enables software integration from Solimar’s Chemistry platform and SCREEN’s EQUIOS inkjet digital front-end processor. The latest integration enhancements include support for Job Definition Format (JDF) and Job Messaging Format (JMF) to provide real-time print job status updates, printer feedback and reporting for EQUIOS devices. The new integrated technology from Solimar and SCREEN is ideal for organizations that print high volumes of transactional, variable data and customer facing documents that require tracking, metrics and status updates for their print jobs.

Additional SCREEN Extended Print Control (EPC) functionality includes:

  • Support for inserting inkjet head flush and quality control pages
  • Centralized job management and control across multiple presses
  • Post-composition document modification and enhancement, such as adding barcodes, overlays, underlays and digital inserts
  • Data stream optimization
  • Reprint management
  • Extended PDL support
  • Print support for auto-batching, commingling and householding

“Industry experts have shown the importance of having a cohesive workflow management and oversight solution in an inkjet environment, which is the main benefit of this partnership for our clients,” said Solimar Systems Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Mary Ann Rowan. “We are excited to partner with SCREEN Americas to develop robust solutions for the print industry.”

“While we hear from our customers and prove through benchmark testing that no front end matches the ability of EQUIOS to deliver pages to our presses at press speed,” said Ken Ingram, President of SCREEN Americas, “We also consistently hear that our customers need better end-to-end control of their entire document workflow. We know that Solimar solutions provide best-in-class solutions that will match the best-in-class productivity of EQUIOS.”

About SCREEN Americas

SCREEN Americas is a leading supplier of systems and components for the graphic arts industry in North America and South America. Its diverse line of integrated products includes digital printing systems for a variety of applications, including print on demand, variable data and transactional printing, flexo/packaging solutions, as well as industrial and durable labels.

About Solimar Systems, Inc.

Solimar Systems enables organizations around the globe to onboard, make ready, enhance, manage and deliver print and digital communications and materials for a variety of industries and presentation types.

Commonly known as workflow software, for nearly 30 years, our team has provided solutions to facilitate the production of printed materials and digitally delivered communications. As early adopters of the PDF output format, our Chemistry platform has tightly linked technology with the PDF standard that optimizes and drives a variety of print and electronic requirements including transactional and direct mail printing, commercial print, carton converting and flexible packaging, labels, textiles and wide format. Our software also adds value with innovative technologies such as file optimization, piece-level tracking, out-of-the-box visibility dashboards for processes and equipment and dynamic, data-driven Augmented Reality (AR) experiences.

Solimar universally works with all types of existing and proposed software and hardware solutions in a print and digital production environment. Our work-with-all nature creates the opportunity for significant process improvement and ROI proven by our worldwide customer case studies and testimonials.

For more information, call the Solimar Sales Team at +1.619.849.2800.