The all-in-one solution.
There is no need to have separate workflows for packaging and commercial products because Prinect offers the option of integrated packaging production. Product development, prepress, press, die cutter and gluer are all combined in an end-to-end workflow. Your production is quick, flexible and reliable, and your costs are more transparent.
Integration of Packaging Printing
From design to finished folding carton - Completely integrated production with Prinect
Prinect is the ideal workflow for packaging printers because, in addition to all its other benefits, it has functions developed specifically for packaging printing. Whether you are looking to manufacture labels, folding cartons or information leaflets to go inside packaging, Prinect enables customized configuration for all jobs. As all data is captured only once you achieve high data consistency and error reduction. Optimize color management and make-ready times. Set standards with automated production processes and reproducible quality, flexible job management and reliable pre- and post- (preliminary and actual) costing. Benefit from top results and maximum reliability in production despite growing cost pressure.
Benefits of Prinect:
- Integration of all print shop processes into a single workflow.
- Fast and flexible production with transparent costs also for packaging.
- Profit from precise process repeatability and top quality.
Efficient Data Preparation and Output
In perfect shape - optimize packaging development and production.
It's child's play with Prinect thanks to special modules, including an intelligent CAD/CAM (Computer Aided Design/Manufacturing) system to create your structural product design optimally. This system is used for efficient development of packaging and simplifies layout generation, while also providing data for toolmaking and automatic presetting of postpress equipment. Comparisons of run length and the amount of waste enable you to select the optimum production process in no time at all.
Efficient data processing: simple and automated
Select the best production process and speed up your processes. Prinect offers you many smart automation options for efficient data processing - from data trapping and working with spot colors to last-minute corrections. During sheet assembly, convenient features such as import and export of various data formats, material and cost saving sheet optimization and automatic trim and mark settings help you.
It is also possible to calculate optimized complete forms made up of individual repeats.The interactive three-dimensional display of the package in PDF format facilitates internal control and corrections within your production. It can also be used by the graphic designer to check his graphic drafts or sent to the customer as soft proof. The package can be interactively rotated, turned, opened and closed within the PDF. This saves a lot of time and expensive sample production runs.
- 3D display facilitates product optimization and improves reliability in production.
- Selecting the best production process cuts costs and improves quality.
A perfect match, even for repeat jobs - thanks to Prinect.
Consistent color quality across different runs and matching with approved print sheets are a must in packaging printing. That's why Prinect includes calibration, profiling, and quality control tools - for reliable and consistent results that are reproducible sheet after sheet and repeat after repeat.
Like two peas in a pod
The color management function incorporated in prepress ensures precise color reproduction in the proof thanks to ICC profiles and appropriate calibration of the proofer and platesetter. There is an interface to forward automatic press presetting data directly to the press, where you also have access to thumbnails and all the relevant job data. With its unique closed color loop, Prinect ensures a reliable match between proof, print, and repeat jobs, and delivers results that are accurately reproducible time after time without lengthy setup times. Inking up is quick and reliable and consistent quality is ensured.
Reliable measurement and control
Any color or register fluctuations can be identified and corrected directly by the Prinect measuring systems. Depending on the system used, measurements can be performed in the color bar or the entire print image, on a random basis outside the press or inline on the fly. Prinect checks every single detail, identifying any flaws in the print image. The Prinect control systems spot even the tiniest deviations and mark defective sheets. This optimizes quality without wasting valuable time or paper.
Benefits of Prinect:
- Color management that ensures a perfect match between originals and prints - in particular for repeat jobs.
- Shorter make-ready times at the presses thanks to presetting data from prepress.
- Measuring systems that ensure excellent print quality during the entire process and enable you to make corrections quickly.
Shorter Make-ready Times and Reliability in Production
Improve machine utilization and use information stored centrally to boost your print shop's profitability.
It's easy with the integrated Prinect workflow. All parts of your packaging print shop are integrated into a single system. Once entered data, starting with job acceptance data, are available to all parts of your packaging print shop. They can be updated step by step or used directly, e.g. to automatically speed up the process of setting up pressroom and postpress machines. With Prinect, you have access to all data on a job-specific basis - anytime and anywhere. For example, your press has direct access to appropriate color characteristics from prepress, while the folder gluer can directly access dimensions and carton types created in product development. This has the advantage of cutting make-ready times dramatically and improving reliability in production.
Benefits of Prinect:
- Fast and reliable make-ready processes thanks to presetting data from other parts of the print shop.
- Reproducible pressroom and postpress machine settings.
Control and Planning
Make decisions based on hard facts - it is easy with Prinect. Prinect makes efficient management simple.
Because the Prinect print shop workflow keeps you informed of the current job status at all times - with just a glance at your screen. You have access to hard facts. The digital planning board enables you to plan your production processes simply and efficiently. You can react flexibly to last-minute changes and combine jobs based on factors such as the inks used.
Sound analyses and post-calculation
Prinect captures all machine data automatically - for fast and straightforward analysis of production processes or post-calculation (actual costing) of jobs. Discover your print shop's strengths and weaknesses and adopt a strategic approach - for first-rate competitiveness, happy customers, and maximum profits.
Benefits of Prinect:
- Transparent processes that facilitate planning and compliance with job deadlines.
- Automatic data capture that enables precise analyses and the comparison of work processes.
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