10 oct. 2023
InSoft Automation Introduces No-Mix-Gang with Version 13 of its Award-Winning Nesting, Ganging, Imposition & Estimation Software “Imp”
InSoft Automation Pvt. Ltd., winner of the coveted IntertechTM Technology Award, announces the release of Version 13 of its flagship layout planning and print estimation software “Imp”.
Imp Version 13 sets a new direction by introducing a powerful invention -- “no-mix ganging”. Each job is nested or packed into an isolated section on a big sheet. After printing, each such section can be separated by guillotine cuts, creating sub-sheets that contain only one part for die cutting and finishing. This eliminates sorting and chances of mixing jobs for packing and shipment. An invention such as this has great potential for improving the bottom line for packaging convertors. printers.
For the first time Print Estimation is Industry 4.0 standard. In V13 of Imp+ estimation module,
Handsfree “Quotation – Imposed Layouts – Job Card” generation is a reality.
“Imp software has been at the forefront of innovation when it comes to cost-efficient layout planning, nesting, and imposition. The methodology adopted for estimation enables non-technical person to create accurate quotes consistently” says Santosh Mulay, Vice President, Business Development. It is about generating order winning quote with built-in software intelligence” he adds.
Label Imposition Simplified: Version 13 ends the challenges with increasing the number of label SKUs for short run digital label printing. Stringent controls have been introduced and automated in Version 13 for label printing, to ensure correct label orientation, fewer overruns, uniform gaps between labels, no-splitting of single labels into multiple lanes, and limiting the number of lanes as per slitter knives configuration.
Print layout planning is the nodal point where the overall efficiency and profits from a job are determined. Imp is the only software that generates order winning quotes, cost-efficient print ready layouts, quotations, job cards, job routing with sequence of operations, all in one step, using one coherent interface.
“Technological and algorithmic innovations are important, but what is more important is listening to your customers and choosing the right problems to solve,” says Sashikanth Goparaju, CTO, InSoft Automation, and lead developer of the “Imp” software. Goparaju is an aerospace engineer, who worked on a CAD/CAM software before writing the first line of code for InSoft’s imposition and nesting software 15 years ago. “It has been a rewarding journey working with the printing industry and addressing its challenges,” he says.
About InSoft Automation
Established in 2007 in Chennai, the capital city of the state of Tamil Nadu on the southeast coast of India, InSoft Automation launched "Imp", a dynamic imposition software, in the global marketplace in 2011. Since then, the company has been continuously enhancing and upgrading its software portfolio with new features and applications. One of the company's significant achievements was winning the prestigious Intertech Technology Award at Graph Expo in 2016, after debuting in North America in 2013.
With a global clientele spanning Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, and Oceania, InSoft Automation has established itself as a trusted name in the graphic arts and printing industry.