April 2013

Hearst Magazines installs ES and TWIST for Print and E-Media Workflow

Hearst MagazinesHearst Magazines is implementing the ES system across its magazine brands, simplifying production workflow, especially for electronic editions, the emerging channel in which Hearst leads the industry with a circulation of 886,000. Blanchard Systems, North American Distributor of DALIM SOFTWARE, worked closely with Hearst through the testing and evaluation.
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“Our business is growing, especially in the tablet space, and we needed workflow software that could accommodate both print and electronic production,” said Laura C. Reid, Hearst Magazines vice president of production. “TWIST allows us to automate everything, including our outreach to premedia outlets, saving time and making the process frictionless and straightforward.”

ES streamlines media workflow for replica online editions, handling files and assembling them automatically, conducting all the file refining and production for individual e- reader platforms.

Read the full Press Release

THEMAGAZINE 16 – Now in print, PDF, HTML5 and EPUB format

THEMAGAZINE16One must be a bit obsessed, or at least passionate, about publishing a print magazine to go through the hassle of putting it together – particularly when so many others have elected to publish an online version as an alternative. Yet, we did it again.

In this issue, we take you on a trip throughout the print world, starting in the US with customer case studies about publication printer Creel Printing and the marketing solutions business FMG. Then we take you south to Saõ Paulo, Brazil where top-notch creatives meet top notch IT at P+E. And we finish our travels in Europe, looking at packaging production at Gutenberg Networks and August Faller KG and we visit the Burda Druck factory in Germany.

Whether you’re reading this from an iPad, or on a desktop, we hope these pages inspire you. And if you like to have your printed copy, contact us at info@dalim.com.



More than 100 users gather in London

EuroDUODALIM SOFTWARE’s User Group Meeting EuroDUO was a “highly informative, successful session” according to customers and partners who attended. The meeting, held at Barbican Centre in London on March 21st and 22nd, was attended by over 100, including some big names from the industry sharing their experience.

On display was the innovation and momentum that is becoming strongly associated with the company. DALIM SOFTWARE staff discussed new solutions, improvements and leading technology planned for the year ahead, highlighting on the upcoming releases of ES 4 and TWIST 7. “One of our priorities is to continue investing to maintain our technology edge,” said Carol Werlé, CEO of DALIM SOFTWARE. Werlé also shared the company’s customer-focused strategy with these key clients, as a roadmap for maintaining and growing the company’s leadership position.

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The meeting included customer speakers from Hornbach Baumarkt AG and Findel Education Resources, in-depth technology insights from the sponsors Epson Deutschland GmbH, NEC Display Solutions, Hyphen Italia and Alwan Color Expertise and Bob Sacks’ Keynote was rated as “one of the most interesting Keynotes I’ve ever heard”.

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EuroDUOBesides the presentations, the opportunity for networking during the coffee breaks and the very special Thames dinner cruise “gave plenty ideas to think about,” said a senior executive from one of DALIM SOFTWARE’s distributors, who is looking forward to next year’s event in Italy.

Have a look at some of the photos taken at EuroDUO 2013

MISTRAL & PRINTEMPO receive an update to Version 3.3

MISTRALWe are happy to announce that after a long and thorough beta phase, the new versions of our online production management tool MISTRAL and PRINTEMPO 3.3 are now available on our FTP server.
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PRINTEMPO and MISTRAL include the following new features:
– improved result when printing the flatplan, by generating a PDF with controls;
– new lock/unlock mechanism for projects, including all their pages;
– added filter/search on locked vs active projects in the job lists;
– more accurate management of advertisement formats, especially for “classified ads”.

MISTRAL Pack 3.3 received the following updates:
– enhanced imposition with improved color bar handling;
– added filter/search on imposition forms, based on job group.