Case Study — Europe

Imprimerie Poisneuf

Imprimerie Poisneuf was established in Josselin, Brittany, France in 1970. The company is an end to end print service provider for graphic production, this includes design, prepress, printing and finishing. In 2001, the company was taken over by Jean-Marc and Philippe Poisneuf. Today it employs fifteen employees with a turnover of 1.85 million euros and can meet most of the print communication needs of its regional and even national customer base.

Installation:

  • XMF Workflow

The printing company successfully specialise in brochure production with a total autonomy. Imprimerie Poisneuf is using comprehensive finishing solution to manufacture magazines, newsletters and periodic publications. The production facility was enlarged and completely renovated in 2013.

>Imprimerie Poisneuf

Why XMF

  • Long term Fujifilm customer and very happy with the product and services received
  • Required a modern workflow, able to handle PDF from the very latest design applications
  • Attractive price for the quality it provided
  • Annual Maintenance License keeps the system up to date

terminic GmbH

terminic ranks among Europe's leading calendar producers. In 1937, we invented the first three month to view calendar. For more than 75 years we have been producing high-quality wall calendars with your customised advertising message – in our three, four, five or six month to view models.

Installation:

  • XMF Workflow
  • XMF Remote

We are dedicated to supplying you with an extensive and above all flexible range, with brilliant print results and perfectly made final products, including personal service and global shipping. We only use sustainably produced high-quality materials and are certified according to the “ProzessStandard Offsetdruck” quality standard (compliant with ISO 12647) as well as for climate-neutral production. All our expertise goes into your promotional presentation, always ensuring you make the right impression on your customers.

terminic GmbH

Why XMF

  • Flexible and intuitive workflow solution
  • Better quality and performance
  • Ease of use
  • Lower total cost of ownership
  • Increase in time savings with XMF
  • Powerful 3D proofing tool
  • Simple, streamlined, robust and easy system with a very user friendly interface
  • Good support and service from Fujifilm on all products

Livanis Publishing Organisation

Livani Publishing Organization was established in 1972 and since then has become one of the biggest publishing organisations in Greece. Using state-of-the-art machinery we produce a wide variety of books, magazines and educational CD-ROMs that customers may purchase through book stores or access through the internet.

Installation:

  • XMF Workflow

A professional team of computer programmers, analysts, 3D animators and script writers have worked together in order to create new teaching methods. As a result this team has become a pioneer in the web-publishing field.

Furthermore, Livani Publishing Organisation is involved in sponsoring many public schools by offering books for their libraries and financing theatres and music schools all over the country, especially in remote areas.

The organisation’s goal is to detect the reader's needs and produce material to fulfil these needs. They see their books as the means for any customer to enhance his knowledge and trigger him for further study or research related to the topic of interest.

Why XMF

  • Very impressed with the flexibility and level of automation within the XMF workflow
  • The client-server based integrated imposition allows multiple users to work simultaneously which results in faster throughput and also results in a reduction of the cost of ownership and future upgrade costs
  • Rapid ripping times due to the in-built Adobe PDF Print Engine. The close relationship between Adobe and Fujifilm guarantees that they are always up-to-date with the latest developments in the graphic arts market

Grafiche Vela

Grafche Vela is a full cycle graphics and converting company that was founded in 1986 by Valerio Marchesi. Over the years the company has developed its production facility with lithographic printing machines and UV printing systems and has a customer base comprising of publishers (small and large publishing houses) commercial companies and advertising agencies.

Installation:

  • XMF Workflow
  • XMF ColorPath
Grafiche Vela

Why XMF

  • Required a workflow based on Adobe PDF Print Engine (APPE)
  • The importance of a tool like XMF ColorPath Sync and the need to align to the Fogra 39 standard, improving startup time, repeatability and consistency in production and cost optimisation through ink saving
  • Simple and reliable color calibration
  • Flexibility and ease of use
  • Automation and speed of data processing

Sincromia

Sincromia from the Greek συν “together” and χρωµα Why XMF “colour” is a name that combines the basic elements of our business. For over forty years we combine the colours and put them on paper, through a complete production cycle ranging from pre-press, printing and finally the packaging in which they operate specialized technicians. We operate at the heart of our customer service in terms of speed ‘and quality’ that guarantee through a cycle is complete and continuous innovation.

Installation:

  • XMF Workflow
  • XMF Remote

Amongst one of the biggest companies in the Triveneto area, with 50 operators, Sincromia print from small to large print runs in offset or digital many different types of print including catalogues, books, brochures, binders, labels, cards, flyers, posters, banners, panels, banners, calendars, and much more. We provide all of this in the shortest possible time and at competitive prices.

We have perfected a new standard for High Definition printing, allowing us to print more detail in high contrast. This is used for catalogue production for our Italian and Russian customer base.

Sincromia

Why XMF

  • Needed a workflow based on the Adobe PDF Print Engine (APPE) to overcome issues with printing PDF files containing transparency
  • Ease of use of XMF Imposition
  • Natural transition from old Celebrant workflow to XMF with a simple update
  • Modularity of the system
  • Ability to send online proofs from XMF Remote direct from production workflow to customers for approval
  • Speed of data processing and the ability to switch the output at will between digital and CTP production
  • Fujifilm Taffetastochastic screening

Agir SA

Agir have been in the graphic industry since 1989, our core business the production of books, publications, catalogs, brochures and advertising.

We are ruled by striving for the highest quality and have a desire to to constantly search for technology upgrades that provide us with a a workflow that controls all of our prepress and printing processes. Through the use of top materials, equipment, workflow, proofing and testing procedures we are able to reach our ultimate goal to obtain certification of our colour management and produce final printed products of excellence.

Why XMF

Installation:

  • XMF Workflow
  • XMF ColorPath
  • XMF Workflow combined with XMF ColorPath enabled them to achieve high quality standards
  • Integration of prepress and the printing process

Coingra SA

Coingra – Companhia Gráfica dos Açores — is a private company in the market since 1992. Founded to fulfil the existing gap for the production of graphic jobs in this region, most jobs were previously produced in the Portuguese mainland. This company has a high presence in the Azores region, and also works for the national market.

Installation:

  • XMF Workflow

The type of work that Conigra deliver and the market which it serves demands a continuous effort in addressing customer needs, namely in two aspectsthe final product compliance and delivery dates. With the purpose to continuously improve our products and customer satisfaction we are focused on advances in printing technology, combined with suitable training of our employees. The purpose of this continuous business development in to insure that Coingra offer as full a range of service as possible and that we maintain our position as the leading print supplier in the region.

Coingra SA

Why XMF

  • Recommend by other print companies and after detailed demonstrations, decided it was the best solution to meet their business needs
  • Had been working with Agfa Apogee and Kodak Preps for over 10 years and wanted to make a break from the past using a new generation workflow
  • Flexibility and speed enabled them to provide quick and easy ways to solve problems

Dilazo SA

With almost two decades in the market, Dilazo, Artes Gráficas SA, creates high value projects in the graphic arts business based on high standards, continuous technological update and the search for total customer satisfaction.

Installation:

  • XMF Workflow

Aware of the high demands in the market, Dilazo, Artes Gráfcas, S.A is committed to quality and innovation and is totally focused on the creation of new and better solutions. With a team of specialized and trained professionals in the areas of prepress, digital printing, offset, stationary, finishing and logistics, Dilazo offers a wide range of products with total control over the production process. Our organizational structure, together with the best choice of equipment allow us to produce all kind of graphic solutions from a single envelope to the most complex information support.

Why XMF

  • Needed a modern workflow to replace previous workflow investment in 2007
  • XMF was evaluated to provide the most flexibility and the best production performance
  • Doubled productivity in a very short period of time

Norprint

Norprint is a medium size full service offset printing company established since 1992 and is located in Santo Tirso, 20 Km away from Porto, Portugal.

Our main goal has been to keep pace with the world's most advanced printing technology and management, for which we are awarded the ISO 9001-2008.

Installation:

  • XMF Workflow
  • XMF Remote

We are a team of 78 workers and staff who do our best to cope with the modern technology and updated management.

Due to our full line of binding equipment we are able to provide a wide range of high quality printing and binding services, namely case bound hard cover books, perfect bind and saddle stitch books.

We run our business based on the principle that “Customer satisfaction and quality are our eternal pursuit”. We try hard to establish and keep a mutual trust in order to seek common development and full satisfaction from our customers.

Norprint

Why XMF

  • Workflow with unlimited user licenses
  • Integrated production for digital press and offset press (sheet feed and web)
  • Integrated imposition
  • Remote approval for customers

Printco

Our story began in December 1997 with an Adast Romayor press and a few passionate and ambitious people. As a result of a continuous process of evolution Printco is today a company with an integrated philosophy that offers visual communication solutions to its customers, exploiting our superior technical capabilities and expertise. We believe in continuous investment in quality, be it our service, our equipment, our work environment, our people and our relationships with them. We believe in attention to detail and honesty. Printco invests as much in our employees as we do into equipment and professional training These three elements are core to our business and help us form a good relationship with our customers. Our production team is a highly qualified, with training sessions conducted both at home and abroad.

Installation:

  • XMF Workflow

Why XMF

  • Uses APPE, the latest RIP from Adobe
  • Designed to handle the latest PDF standards like PDF transparency
  • Simple user interface
  • XMF's pure approach to PDF production and JDF integration

Tipomar

Simply printing at Tipomar does not suffice. We always strive for originality, to achieve an impetuous and vibrant feeling. By taking printing beyond art and art beyond perfection, we achieve majestic printing. We take passion beyond obsession. It is the only way to create emotion! Tipomar enjoys the freedom of creation, design, and production of the finest printing. With the experience the craft requires, a seamless blend of tradition with innovation and a passion taken to obsession, Tipomar stands tall as a symbol of imagination turned into reality.

Installation:

  • XMF Workflow

Superior quality in production requires the finest tools and skills, but also the steady hands of traditional craftsmanship. Every single piece of printed paper is carefully examined and the craftsmen at Tipomar exercise great patience in assuring that each and every piece of print lives up to the highest standards we set. Our client satisfaction is the heart and soul of Tipomar.

Tipomar

Why XMF

  • APPE is the latest RIP from Adobe
  • Designed to handle the latest PDF standards like PDF transparency
  • Simple user interface
  • Flexibility of XMF's imposition tools

All Polygraphy

All Polygraphy (Vsya Polygraphyia), is one of Moscow's leading printing companies offering design and digital printing services. The main production facility at All Polygraphy has a line of Komori printing presses ranging from A2 to A1+ formats.

The company has more than 15 years of experience in the printing business providing offset printing services for high quality packaging, advertising and POS production. Digital printing services including books, posters, leaflets and business cards. We also offer wide format inkjet print and carton packaging printing.

Installation:

  • XMF Workflow

Why XMF

  • Required a workflow that supported the latest Adobe PDF workflow
  • Ease of use of XMF Imposition
  • Quality of the installations and support provided by Fujifilm and YAM International

Strands Grafiska AB

The art of printing is the foundation of everything we do, if we do not excel at this it does not matter how good we are at everything else. The art of printing depends on two factors, the right equipment and skilled people. We have highly skilled and dedicated employees who know understands everything there is about graphic arts production. We also have a range of equipment ranging from four colour offset presses, digital presses, high speed copiers through to all kinds of finishing equipment. To ensure the highest quality at the design stage, we have a fully equipped studio and prepress department. This means we can help our customers with everything from normal offset printing to sophisticated printing with variable data and addressing. Additionally we also provide services that allow us to help with printed plastic cards, posters, roll-ups and banners.

Installation:

  • XMF Workflow
  • XMF Remote
Strands Grafiska AB

Why XMF

  • Can use one workflkow for handling all jobs regardless of the printing method used
  • Wanted to automate production as much as possible
  • For a majority of jobs can use XMF-templates meaning hardly any operator interaction
  • Wanted to use XMF templates meaning hardly any operator interaction is required
  • XMF Remote saves valuable time on every job. This also means clients can upload, preflight and proof jobs 24/7
  • Differentiates them from other printers

Eicher Druck AG

For 30 years the family based company Eicher Druck has produced high quality print including a range of specialised finishes from varnishes to foil applications.

Installation:

  • XMF Workflow
Eicher Druck AG

Why XMF

  • Required a workflow solution to increase the company's output speed
  • Easy to use with the built-in imposition
  • Total cost of ownership savings compared to current annual support costs an upgrade costs
  • Fujifilm Co-Res high definition screening provides better quality and performance

H. Messeiller S.A.

H. Messeiller S.A. was founded in 1887 by Mr CharlesHenri Messeiller. For three generations the Messeiller Family continuously developed the business through consistently investing into the latest technological developments. In 1997 Mr Raphaël Gambarini took over the business, following the founder's tradition.

The printing company employees 20 staff and has recently invested in a new 5-color 3B-sheet-fed offset press and uses the latest H-UV technology. This investment allows H. Messeiller S.A. to fulfil most customer demands by offering a wide range of services ranging from business cards through to more complex work on most substrates.

Installation:

  • XMF Workflow
H. Messeiller S.A.

Why XMF

  • Ease of use
  • Low ongoing support costs compared to former provider
  • Total cost of ownership savings compared to current annual support costs an upgrade costs
  • Value for money of ongoing Annual Maintenance License(AML)