Faster turnaround times with the latest EFI Fiery software update
Electronics For Imaging has released the latest update to EFI Fiery Command WorkStation, Version 6.7, which helps users “improve job automation and management to better handle growing numbers of print jobs in the short term “.
Fiery Command WorkStation allows users to control all Fiery servers, whether local or remote, improving operational efficiency and increasing productivity.
Long-time user of EFI Fiery digital front-end solutions, sedruck KG in Leipzig, Germany, found that the new features – available as a free upgrade – were helping the company better manage print jobs and improve turnaround times on an increasing volume of small runs, fast print jobs.
“The fact that we can now search for jobs across all of our 10 Fiery digital front-ends is incredible, saving us up to 80% time and energy per search to find what we are looking for. Having two methods to locate a job or jobs is also extremely valuable, and the interface has been kept extremely simple, ”said Manfred Gebauer, responsible for purchasing and technology process management at sedruck KG. “This new feature also provides supervisors with insight into the journey of a job. Multiple hits on queues and servers can indicate production issues that are difficult to identify by other means, making it easier for us to investigate and resolve issues, allowing us to get back to business more quickly. full production.
According to research firm Keypoint Intelligence, nearly a third of European print service providers and 55% of North American print service providers said processing a large number of small jobs is a major challenge for their businesses. current workflow. As the number of orders increases, print service providers in many parts of the world are also facing labor shortages, a factor that makes automation more necessary than ever, he said. he declares.
The new version 6.7 of EFI Fiery Command WorkStation – the management software included with all Fiery digital front-ends (DFEs) for cut-sheet and wide and super-wide format printers – addresses “your most pressing volume requirements. labor and labor requirements of printing service providers. speeding up the administration and production of print jobs with several new enhancements, ”said EFI. “Automated job marking using print presets now helps customers file, find and manage jobs faster. And a new search tool gives users the ability to search for jobs across all of their connected Fiery DFE servers. Both features save valuable time when managing a large volume of jobs in fast-growing print shops.
Workflow Suite’s Fiery ImageViewer solution also features new controls for rearranging, duplicating, or deleting pages, eliminating the need to exit the tool for simple page-level edits.
For more information on EFI Fiery Command WorkStation and other EFI printing solutions, visit www.efi.com