Automation Engine - Esko
Prepress automation with Esko Automation Engine

Save on storage costs with Esko Cloud

Automation Engine SaaS users can now reduce storage costs and speed up the process to file and store inactive jobs and products on Esko Cloud. Tidy up your server by quickly and easily offloading job and product data to our secure Cloud data library.

  • Offload Production data quickly and easily with the Esko Cloud storage solution
  • Benefit from more cost-effective filing of job data, available to access anytime, from any device on Esko Cloud storage.

Next generation Color Preflight

Color accuracy and consistency is a key concern for brands, print buyers & converters – so it’s vital that you can deliver this, regardless of run length or substrate. With next generation Color Preflight, you can.

  • Avoid the production of unsellable materials due to color defect
  • Achieve accuracy on press
  • Simplify your editing process
  • Eliminate manual color matching and speed up your entire workflow
  • Check not only solid colors, but the individual design itself
  • See advanced, detailed reporting

Seamless MIS integration via cloud-based Automation Engine

Automation Engine SaaS deployment customers can now fully benefit from seamless MIS integration, with more MIS partners supporting two-way data flow to optimize processes across your workflows;

  • Improve employee productivity by automating tasks and removing more manual, repetitive tasks
  • Eradicate errors by limiting manual intervention that typically arise from mis-handling job information or duplication of data entry
  • Enable automated two-way communication to accelerate throughput

New Personalized Usage Dashboards 

Use the new, personalized usage dashboards to ensure you are getting the most out of your software investment. Easily analyze data at a glance to identify bottlenecks, optimize, and ultimately reduce operational pressures.   

  • View and optimize commonly used features and workflows across your team
  • Better understand capacity and throughput by monitoring how many files you process with Automation Engine
  • Build configurable reports to feedback insightful data for your company

VDP Enhancements

Create VDP jobs more affordably and faster than ever before with new performance enhancements to support both Illustrator and Native PDF templates. Over and above our current feature set for VDP functions, we have found a way to further improve VDP expansions with new feature enhancements including;

  • Ability to create a separate background file to RIP complex jobs faster
  • Simplified setup by configuring a font folder in the expansion task

Centralize and Standardize your operations

Model, manage and automate processes across your entire organization

  • Connect to your business data anytime, anywhere - data is no longer stored on site, it is everywhere you are and accessible from your device. With the ability to communicate and share jobs easily, across sites
  • Create consistent and predictable outcomes regardless of production location.