5 Jan 2018 by Tim Bernaerdt

An automation project is a marathon, not a 100m sprint

Several weeks ago, I completed my second marathon, here in the city Ghent. While training for the 42,198 km (don’t underestimate the extra 198 meters!) and running the actual race, I had a lot of time to think. It’s during this solitary, goal-driven time that the analogy between running a marathon and setting up an automation project suddenly occurred to me. (The things you think of to take your mind off pain!)

27 Oct 2016 by Tim Bernaerdt

3 golden tips to reduce prepress costs

A lot of time, effort and money goes into prepress processes, so naturally you want to get that final print right the first time. If you want to keep errors at bay to reduce prepress costs to an absolute minimum, you’ve come to the right address. Take these golden tips to heart, sit back and watch your prepress processes become more cost-effective than ever.

24 Oct 2016 by Tim Bernaerdt

Testimonial: Automation in Large Format Printing with 3Motion

The 3Motion team turned to Enfocus in 2016 to help transform and automate its internal processes.

We take a look around 3Motion's facilities, to see how automation through Switch and Pitstop are helping to speed up the order processing time and provide new levels of efficiency for the team.

4 May 2016 by Tim Bernaerdt

4 reasons why large format printers need to “Switch” their focus

As we saw at the FESPA conference, there is a lot of excitement in the large format or sign and display market. The market is clearly growing, and providers are busy working on new opportunities and uncovering new markets to serve.

But this growth doesn't come easy. This growing market brings along additional challenges: increasing customer demands, more jobs to process, lower margins per job, faster delivery times, and more competition. And the challenges continue to grow.

7 Jan 2016 by Tim Bernaerdt

How to automate your way to a better quality (of life)

When I talk to people about automation, they nearly always think of increased efficiency first. And while this is undoubtedly one of the biggest advantages of automation, it is certainly not the only one. Equally important is that automation raises the level of quality.