Wide Format Automation Suite

Our new Wide Format Automation Suite is a software solution especially developed for wide format printers to achieve maximum press utilization and quicker turnarounds.

The combination of a workflow management system with an extensive prepress package and innovative technologies such as nesting or tiling & paneling automates the production processes of wide and super-wide format printers. The flexible workflow management system enables wide format printers to define their production processes individually, standardize them and let them run completely automatically. The prepress package checks incoming print jobs for possible errors, corrects and normalizes them and creates error-free print files (ISO-standard compliant) for a smooth, error-free printing. Due to the high level of automation process times are significantly reduced.

After the optimization follows the nesting. The innovative nesting module intelligently arranges in only a few seconds print jobs from multiple customers in different shapes on a single sheet or roll. The combined artworks result in a ganged output that optimizes the use of the substrate, reducing the amount of waste while saving costs and improving the environmental sustainability of the production process.

The integrated Cut Line Manager accepts all cut line types and names and can automatically correct any damaged or incomplete cut lines. Missing bleed, varnish or white masks can easily be created with a fully automated process. Tiling & Paneling enables oversize formats to be divided into multiple, smaller formats for easy printing. Inksave allows you to save costly CMY inks without compromising on quality, while the direct Onyx connection makes optimized print data available to control downstream Onyx-RIPs.

The Wide Format Automation Suite lets wide and super-wide format printers benefit from the perfect interplay between printing presses and software. The result: high printing quality, high throughput as well as a high machine utilization and an efficient use of consumables and personnel resources

Benefits Wide Format Automation Suite: More automation and quality while saving time and costs

Production process with OneVision's Wide Format Automation Suite

Production process with OneVision Middleware


The Wide Format Automation Suite consists of these 4 main elements:

Automated workflow management at its best! With OneVision's workflow management systems you can set up, standardize, automate and control your production processes easily. Workspace Pro can be seen as the "platform" for many of our prepress solutions. Achieve more flexibility, more automation, increased throughtput and less intervention with:

OneVision check mark - Workspace ProMetadata based workflows

OneVision check mark - Workspace ProJob tickets

OneVision check mark - Workspace ProDrag and drop workflow editor

OneVision check mark - Workspace ProInteractively working on job files (e.g. manual starting)

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Find many other helpful workflow management system tools HERE

Example assembly line with the right workflow management system

Your goal is to keep waste as low as possible? OneVision's unique freeform nesting technology enables you to:

OneVision check mark - Asura Automatically position complex shapes whilst maximizing material usage

OneVision check mark - Asura Creation of a separate PDF with only the cut lines that can be used by the cutter

OneVision check mark - Asura Costs are reduced while your production becomes more sustainable

Read more about the Wide Format Automation Suite system and its innovative nesting technology HERE

Example nesting

Our innovative prepress solutions offer fully automated quality control for print files at the prepress stage with subsequent optimization of PDF files. Meet your printing deadlines on time and exploit the cost saving potential in your prepress production with our various tools. Customer complaints and reprints can be avoided while your printing quality increases. 

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OneVision check mark - Workspace Pro Flatten transparencies

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More technical prepress highlights for optimal printing results HERE

Example image flatten transparencies

Save on ink without impacting on quality. With its lower percentage of color ink, you reduce your printing costs without affecting the quality of your images. Your printing results:

OneVision check mark - Asura Retain their brilliance and colorfulness

OneVision check mark - Asura Drying times are shorter

OneVision check mark - Asura Lower risk of color bleeding

More details how to save on ink without impacting on quality HERE

Example image ink saving