Print Express 4 - workflow

Rock solid performance

PrintExpress is a fully automated, web enabled and integrated digital workflow system for medium to large newspapers. It is designed to improve efficiency, reduce errors and load balance production, thus reducing bottlenecks and allowing deadlines to be extended to the benefit of both the news room and the advertising department. 

News Mate Plus - workflow

Simple, automated newspaper workflow

Designed for small to medium sized newspapers, this is the newest workflow package from alfa CTP. Starting with local or remote (FTP) file input, NewsMate Plus can automate the production process through page-pairing and output. 


Workflow for commercial printers

WorkMates is an easy to use commercial workflow with a client/server interface that simplifies the management of a print jobs from submission, through the RIP process to output, including network proofers and CTPs.  It provides all the features necessary to streamline the process and maximize productivity. 

Remote soft proofing tools enable quick and easy job verification prior to imaging. The interface enables the user to monitor progress, reassign output order, hold/release jobs, resubmit or re-direct jobs to any output device from any workstation on the network. Imposition templates can be defined and used to create flats and files can be renamed and redirected based on file naming conventions. 

Additionally, multi-page PDF files can be split into single pages for proofing or imposition. Remote production sites can be accommodated by automatically receiving or sending files via FTP.