The Harlequin RIP is the engine inside the HP Production Pro for Indigo Labels & Packaging. This is the new HP digital front end (DFE) designed to drive all HP Indigo digital labels and packaging presses. The Harlequin RIP also provides the RIPping power for the entire HP Indigo commercial press range.
HP Page Wide Web Presses
The Harlequin RIP powers the HP SmartStream Production Elite Print Server that drives HP’s T series ultra-high volume inkjet web presses at speeds equivalent to 10,000 pages per minute.
Ellerhold Group specialises in XXL Point of Sale display products, labels and packaging and is the market leader in printing posters for indoor and outdoor advertising. Ellerhold uses Global Graphics Software’s ScreenPro™ with PrintFlat™ technology on its MLM_2600_NG digital printing machine.
Mark Andy is a leading manufacturer of narrow- and mid-web printing and finishing equipment, supplying leading global brands with a range of Mark Andy and Presstek printing presses, Rotoflex finishing solutions, as well as a complete line of Mark Andy Print Products consumables and pressroom supplies.
Delphax Solutions Inc. is a designer and manufacturer of high speed digital inkjet presses that enhance efficiencies for publishers, direct marketers and other commercial print customers. Global Graphics’ Harlequin technology powers Delphax’s new generation of products, such as the elan 250 and 500 cut-sheet inkjet presses.
Global Graphics’ Harlequin RIP® and ScreenPro™ screening engine optimize data throughput in Durst Symphony™, the new Durst workflow. Symphony drives the Durst Tau 330 digital and packaging presses, including Durst’s new Tau 330 RSC which runs at 78 lin. meters/min for 8 color separation with 1200 x 1200 print resolution.
OKI Data Americas, a subsidiary of OKI Data Corporation of Japan, serves the graphic arts and production and specialty printing markets with the OKI proColor Series digital production printers. The Harlequin RIP is available with the C900 multi-media production platform and drives the C711DW and pro511DW digital web presses.
Kodak’s Graphic Communications Group provides commercial printers, packaging printers, publishers, data printers, and enterprises with one of the broadest portfolios of technologies, products, and services in the graphic communications and document capture industries. Kodak Composer Software uses Global Graphics’ technology, which also provides support for Kodak Approval Halftone Proofer and Kodak Versamark Printing Systems.
Canon Production Printing Solutions
Global Graphics supplies technology for the SX9000 high- speed Kanji digital printer from Canon Production Solutions, formerly SIS. The SX9000 printer is used for the production of bank statements, invoices and direct mail and is capable of handling vast quantities of Japanese data. SIS first gave computers the ability to process Japanese Kanji characters in the 1970s.
The CLOUDFLOW platform is a compact, modern, and modular system for running automated graphics production workflows. The Harlequin RIP provides a complete feature set for all printing techniques with full control of screen sets and calibration and with extensive packaging specific controls.
Global Graphics’ technology is at the core of Agfa’s newspaper workflows. A high-performance solution that manages color production tasks including RIPping, previewing, storing and transferring files to the proper image setting device, :Arkitex software drives a variety of imagers including capstan, color drum recorders, computer-to-plate, laser printers and transmission systems.
Compose System is an established developer of pre-press workflow, digital color proofing and print publishing solutions. The Express RIP™, based on technology from Global Graphics, provides a comprehensive array of image processing and workflow solutions, supporting over 180 image setters, plate setters, ink-jet plotters and color lasers.
Wasatch Computer Technology has been developing innovative graphic arts and print management software for over 30 years. Wasatch develops software RIPs and print management solutions for large format digital printing, screen separations, flexography, giclée, textile and other specialized digital printing markets. The SoftRIP is based on Global Graphics’ technology.
iSys Label is an innovative developer and manufacturer of Color LED and Inkjet printers. The combination of the iSys Label toner platform, Harlequin RIP software, and iSys’ imaging software has made iSys leaders and innovators through their ability to bring exciting new products to the market. The EDGE 850 and the APEX 1290 toner-based label printers are both powered by the Harlequin RIP. It provides the excellent color control required to ensure consistent color density throughout the print run.
Tokyo Kikai Seisakusho (TKS) of Japan use the Harlequin RIP to drive their inkjet newspaper press. The web fed JETLEADER 1500 is used for high-speed, full-color digital newspaper production, printing 600 x 600 dpi duplex at 150 metres per minute. TKS also makes use of in-RIP imposition, color management and trapping.