Product News: Software
Ink Cost Estimating Software enables accurate print pricing.
Press Release Summary:
February 12, 2014 - Intended for printing companies operating Truepress Jet L350UV/SX/520/520ZZ inkjet presses, Ink Cost Simulator accurately projects ink consumption without tying up presstime or employing guesswork. Automated tool works from customer-supplied files to simulate ink consumption based on number of document pages, run length, and resolution. Helping preserve profit margins and eliminate risk, software-driven pricing tool calculates ink costs per piece or per impression.
Original Press Release
Screen USA's New Ink Cost Simulator Enables Accurate Print Pricing
Press release date: February 4, 2014
ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. — Screen USA has launched a new automated tool that aids printing companies in estimating jobs to be run on their Screen high-speed inkjet presses. The Ink Cost Simulator can accurately project ink consumption without tying up presstime and without guesswork, making the estimator’s task simpler and results more consistent.
Screen developed the software-driven pricing tool for printing companies that operate the Truepress Jet L350UV, Truepress JetSX, Truepress Jet520 and Truepress Jet520ZZ inkjet presses. This versatile program can benefit users by helping preserve their profit margins and eliminate risk. It is also very useful for predictive management of ink inventories.
Working from customer-supplied files, the Ink Cost Simulator simulates ink consumption based on the number of document pages, run length and resolution. It is compatible with most ICC color profiles, color management and printing conditions, and calculates ink costs per piece or per impression, making it a valuable instrument for estimators to determine overall print costs and the final pricing of inkjet jobs.
The turnkey, easy-to-use system is available in a version for each of the identified Screen inkjet machines and includes all software, hardware and one year of telephone support.
About Screen USA
Screen USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kyoto, Japan-based Dainippon Screen Mfg. Co., Ltd., is a leading supplier of systems and components for the graphic arts industry. Its diverse line of integrated products includes digital printing systems for a variety of applications, including print on demand, variable data, flexo/packaging solutions, industrial and sign/display printing. For more information, please visit Screen’s website at www.screenusa.com. All trademarks and registered trademarks used herein are property of their respective owners.