Esko USA announced the release of its next generation WebCenter 20.0, which delivers new speed and efficiency gains to entire packaging value chain. The latest feature-packed version of the company’s powerful and secure web-based packaging management and collaboration platform manages all aspects of packaging and label production for brands and their print suppliers. The goal of WebCenter 20.0 is to make to prepress process considerably faster while delivering a 25 percent increase in performance, the company says. The go-to solution streamlines approval and project lifestyles and removes bottlenecks associated with the packaging development process. In addition, the platform includes new and additional support for end-to-end color workflow for brands and their suppliers, Color Trace. Color Trace enables brand owners to create color specifications directly in WebCenter and communicate them to their printers, who use ColorCert software from X-Rite to report a scorecard of the final production.

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