Bundles offer free Pantone products

February 15, 2007 in Publishing (F)

[prMac.com] XChange International, the source for extended technology worldwide, are pleased to announce an exciting bundle promotion of the industry standards in colour, preflight and quality assurance technology products. The bundles, featuring products from industry-standard companies Enfocus, Markzware and PANTONE®, come as a response to requests from customers who asked for these best-selling products as part of a bundle. The bundles, which can save customers up to £189.00, are being offered through 31st March, 2007.

"We are offering these bundles in response to repeated enquiries from some of our design and print customers. We are excited to be able to offer these key product bundles at such significant savings," states Chris Hardy, Managing Director of XChange International. "The savings give agencies, studios, bureaus and printers, as well as consumers, the ability to add a professional PANTONE product to their purchase at the normal cost of the companion product"essentially free."

Bundles include the following options:
• FlightCheck Professional 5.8 with PANTONE Formula Guides, Coated and Uncoated $349.00
• FlightCheck Professional 5.8?Upgrade with PANTONE 100 Top Colors Guide from £129.00
• Enfocus PitStop Professional 7 with PANTONE Formula Guides, Coated and Uncoated £429.00
• Enfocus PitStop Professional 7 upgrade from v5.x or 6.x) with
PANTONE 100 Top Colors Guide from £119.00
• Enfocus PitStop Server 3 (or upgrade to PitStop Server 3) with
PANTONE Essentials EURO 6 Guide Set £1,799.00, Upgrade £359.00
• Enfocus PDF Workflow Suite (or upgrade from PitStop Professional v5.x or 6.x) with
PANTONE Essentials EURO 6 Guide set £2,149.00, Upgrade from £1,925.00
• Enfocus Instant PDF 3 (or v3 upgrade) with PANTONE 100 Top Colors Guide £149.00
• Enfocus Instant Barcode with PANTONE Formula Guides, Coated and Uncoated £179.00

FlightCheck Professional - FlightCheck Professional is the essential quality control tool for any and all participants in the print and multimedia manufacturing workflow, from creative designers to manufacturing professionals and organisations. FlightCheck Professional sets the standard for preflighting and has saved the printing industry millions of dollars since it was first introduced to the market more than a decade ago. Using a simple drag-and-drop interface, FlightCheck Professional scans a wide variety of file types, including InDesign, QuarkXPress, Portable Document Formats (PDF), PageMaker, Illustrator, Photoshop, FreeHand, CorelDRAW and many more (Version Support List). FlightCheck inspects a document using hundreds of available checks.

Enfocus PitStop Professional 7 - Enfocus has vastly improved the entire preflight experience of PitStop Professional 7. With a totally revamped Enfocus Navigator, which provides a clear overview of errors, warnings and fixes, and a variety of highlighting possibilities, it is straightforward to browse and fix any errors interactively. The preflight report has been upgraded to represent information even more simply, and can also be customised with company logos making it more attractive to customers. In addition, the user friendliness of the PDF profile editor has been extended by adding an all-in-one PDF/X check.

Enfocus PitStop Server 3 - Pitstop Server is a powerful new automation tool for preflighting and editing groups of documents based on user-definable Profiles and Action Lists. When you need to process and monitor a large volume of PDF documents, Enfocus PitStop Server is the solution that brings the efficiency of automated workflows to PDF. Enfocus PitStop Server is a stand-alone application with the most powerful multi-document preflight and editing features available. Simply drop your PDF into a hot folder and Enfocus PitStop Server will automatically process the file.

Enfocus PDF Workflow Suite - The Enfocus PDF Workflow Suite is the ultimate solution to achieve total inter-company PDF quality management. It eliminates any ambiguity from PDF workflows by offering the tools you need to setup and communicate about your PDF quality specifications as well as check and correct incoming PDF files. Using the PDF Workflow Suite, printers and publishers can deploy a Certified PDF® workflow, increasing productivity and the quality of print production. The suite consists of Enfocus Instant PDF, an Enfocus CertifiedPDF.net license, Enfocus PitStop Server and Enfocus PitStop Professional.

Enfocus Instant PDF 3 - Enfocus Instant PDF 3 removes the uncertainty and technical complexity from the PDF creation process. No other application so intuitively and reliably creates Certified PDFs that comply with your print or advertisement vendors’ specifications. Instant PDF uses Enfocus PDF Queues to guide the entire PDF creation process. Enfocus PDF Queues published on CertifiedPDF.net by printers, publishers, industry associations, and Enfocus can be directly imported from within Instant PDF. The built-in synchronisation feature with CertifiedPDF.net guarantees imported PDF Queues remain up-to-date, ensuring ongoing consistency with your printer, publisher or industry association specification.

Enfocus Instant Barcode - Enfocus Instant Barcode allows creative professionals to easily create, verify, fix and read barcodes directly within the familiar environment of Adobe® Illustrator®. It supports the most commonly used barcode system, including EAN-8, ISSN and ISBN making it easy to integrate any of in the design. Instant Barcode automatically ensures the barcode is of good quality placing it on white rectangle if needed or warning when it is not properly scaled.

PANTONE 100 Top Colors Guide - The 100 most requested PANTONE MATCHING SYSTEM Colours are now available in fan guide format on coated stock. The chosen 100 PANTONE Colours, captured from the PANTONE FORMULA GUIDE, are based on those most frequently requested by today’s designers.

PANTONE Formula Guides, Coated and Uncoated- PANTONE Colour formula guides including: Coated & Uncoated colour guides.

PANTONE Essentials EURO - True to its name, PANTONE Essentials EURO includes six indispensable colour guides that every print and graphic design professional should have to ensure quality results. Users get everything they need to select, specify and match solid and process colours. The kit also ships with a stylish carrying case to protect the guides during trips to client sites or on press runs. Users receive solid colour matching swatchbooks with PANTONE formula guides EURO on coated, uncoated and matte stocks, and can choose process colours from the PANTONE 4/C process guides EURO on coated and uncoated paper.

The bundles are available now through 31st March, 2007 through XChange International. These special offers may not be combined with any other promotions. To order, or for more information, users can visit www.xchangeuk.com, or call on +44(0)20 7490 4455 during UK business hours. Email address is info@xchangeuk.com.

XChange are a leading supplier of desktop graphic and publishing applications, QuarkXTension® technology; Adobe InDesign®, Acrobat® and Photoshop® Plug-ins® and other design and publishing utilities. XChange offer extended technology products from across the world specific to the graphic design, print and publishing industries and make them available to an extensive user base via their printed catalogue or online at their web site.


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