CIP4 France 2015: The Workflow Automation Event



Zurich, Switzerland (July 16, 2015) — The International Cooperation for the Integration of Processes in Prepress, Press and Postpress (CIP4) organization announces CIP4 France 2015, the workflow automation event composed of: the Pagora Automation Days in Grenoble, from October 8-9 2015 in collaboration with Grenoble INP-Pagora and 1 Prime Concept, the Conférence JDF Paris 2015, October 14, 2015 in collaboration with 1 Prime Concept and PrintConseil and the JDF Interop 2015 from October 12-16 2015 for CIP4 members.

Pagora Automation Days - October 8-9 2015
The Pagora Automation Days will be a high-level informational and technical event and will gather printers, industry vendors, teachers and students on the topics of production workflow automation in a graphic and digital environment. The sessions will be composed of the following topics: Web-to-print, prepress, offset lithography, digital printing, finishing, etc.

Testimonials, debates and demonstrations will enable attendees to fully understand the strategic interest and the benefits of workflow automation. Starting from ready-to-ship finished products to their digital source, one will follow the production workflow upstream to show how automation shortens delays, increases productivity, reduces decision cycles, eliminates error risks and maintain high standards of quality. Graphitec 2015 and France Graphique are partners of Pagora Automation Days.

Conférence JDF Paris 2015 - October 14, 2015
JDF Paris 2015 will be a high-level informational and technical event and will join printers, industry vendors, teachers and students on the topics of production using JDF in the workflow. Joining the debates and learning about the testimonials will enable attendees to fully understand the strategic interest and the benefits of JDF implementation. This event will be organized in the same location at the JDF Interop: École Estienne in Paris.

Interop 2015 Paris - October 12-16 2015
The Paris JDF Interop 2015 will be held from October 12 to October 16, 2015, at École Estienne in Paris, France. This annual international event will gather JDF developers and specialists among CIP4 members through workgroups in order to have a technical interoperability testing phase and a form for discussion for future JDF features.

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For more information on the Pagora Automation Days and the Conférence JDF Paris 2015, please visit


About CIP4
CIP4 brings together vendors, consultants, and end-users in the print communications, graphic arts industry, and associated sectors, covering a variety of equipment, software, peripherals, and processes. Members participate in focused working groups to define the Job Definition Format (JDF), PrintTalk, and other standards relevant to process automation; to study user requirements; to test product interoperability; and to develop a range of JDF software development tools as well as educational resources. Information on CIP4, including membership details, is available from the organization’s website:

About JDF
The Job Definition Format (JDF) is the industry specification designed to facilitate process automation and the integration of different applications and systems in and around the graphic arts industry. Widely adopted and recognized worldwide as a key industry standard, JDF also enables the integration of business management and job planning applications into the production workflow. JDF is based on the W3C’s Extensible Markup Language (XML), ensuring maximum interoperability between different platforms and ready interaction with Internet systems. More information is available at For additional questions about JDF 1.5 specification and schema availability and technical details, please contact CIP4’s Technical Officer, Rainer Prosi of Heidelberg, at

About Grenoble INP-Pagora
Grenoble INP-Pagora, the international school of paper, print media and biomaterials is one of six engineering schools of Grenoble Institute of Technology (Grenoble INP). The school is Quality, Safety &
Environment certified and committed to sustainable development. It trains socially-responsible engineers for the sectors of green chemistry, paper, printing, packaging, biomaterials and printed electronics. It also offers two vocational degrees (Digital workflows, publishing & print production and European industrial printed communication engineering). Its wide range of courses and pedagogical expertise – at engineering and vocational degree levels – allow it to constantly tailor its training to industry's needs. Strong partnerships with companies allow the 60 graduates it produces each year to embark upon stimulating careers in France and abroad. The school also provides international training in conjunction with several European universities, as well as offering a course in English: the Post Master Biorefinery: bioenergy, bioproducts & biomaterials. The innovative research performed by its LGP2 laboratory helps to improve processes and create products that meet all the latest requirements, notably those linked to the environment. The Cerig's role is to keep an active eye on technological developments in these industries. These various activities ensure that the training offered is up to date with the latest scientific and technological advances.

About 1PRIME concept
Founded in 2013, 1PRIME-concept is a consulting company leader in market intelligence, business optimisation and training for the Graphic Arts Industry and the Printing Industry.
1PRIME key competencies are:
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• E-commerce and Web To Print consulting
• Digital Printing strategy and technologies
• Work flow optimization and automation (JDF)
• One-to-one marketing and variable data expertise
• Consulting on Graphic Art Industry
• Conferences on JDF, Digital Printing and web to print opportunities
• 1PRIME-concept has been a company member of the CIP4 organization since 2003
Contact: Tel : +336 87 99 26 09
About PrintConseil
PrintConseil can give:
• Expertise about project management, production management (setup MIS), workflow
• Training, audit for people and companies in graphics arts
Contact: Phone: +33 6 10 14 17 12

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