Esko brings innovation and added value to customers with the release of Software Platform 18.1 update


Esko continues to bring innovations to market while delivering outstanding value to its customers, unveiling a host of new updates for its integrated software platform which will bring operational efficiency improvements to the packaging value chain.

From 25 November, significant new functionality has become available to customers with the release of an 18.1 update of the Esko Software Platform, the suite of software solutions from Esko, the global supplier to the label, packaging and wide format sectors. These include:

ArtPro+ – updated with a patented new trapping concept, expanded support for Action Lists and brand new Dynamic Marks

ArtiosCAD 18.1 – enhanced canvas layout, manufacturing tools, latest DWG and Spatial libraries, and new functionality in the innovative ArtiosCAD Preflight module now including automatic fixing

Automation Engine – new ‘Optimize File’ task to simplify user experience, new tasks exploiting the processing steps in native PDF

Device Manager in Automation Engine – new optimized merging algorithm to reduce flexo platemaking waste

Cape Pack – new online Truck Analysis giving greater functionality and savings potential

Share & Approve – new customized emails, forward approval function and reporting on approval KPIs