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Caldera is an established software company specializing in innovative solutions for the digital printing industry. With over 30 years of experience, they provide RIP (Raster Image Processor) software used by thousands of print service providers throughout the world for signage, visual communication, industrial and textile printing. Their solutions prioritize speed and reliability, making them trusted by print service providers.

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Caldera VisualRIP+

The comprehensive workflow solution for large-format production

Quick Facts:

  • Adobe PDF Print Engine 6: As designers continue to push creative boundaries with the new features in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign, the Adobe PDF Print Engine will render their design for fast and reliable reproduction on any surface, and in any manufacturing process.
  • Intuitive GUI: VisualRIP comes with an intuitive user interface with drag-and-drop interactions to facilitate the workflow management.
  • Automated Layouts: The ContourNesting and Tiling features included in VisualRIP allow you to make the most out of your media, while Step&Repeat makes it possible to RIP an image once for multiple jobs.
  • Colour Management: Achieve perfect colors across multiple devices and substrates with Caldera’s unrivaled ICC color calibration engine and spot color matching.
  • Multi-device Print & Cut: Fully scalable, VisualRIP+ can drive your fleet of Print & Cut peripherals for a streamlined workflow.
Caldera Grand RIP
Caldera GrandRIP+

The high-production, multi-device RIP solution

Quick Facts:

  • Adobe PDF Print Engine 6: As designers continue to push creative boundaries with the new features in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign, the Adobe PDF Print Engine will render their design for fast and reliable reproduction on any surface, and in any manufacturing process.
  • ContourNesting: Caldera’s ContourNesting algorithm detects the image’s true shape to deliver smarter image placing and fully optimized layouts to prevent excess media waste. Achieve a more sustainable workflow by saving up to 20% media.
  • EasyMedia: Achieve perfect colors using our step-by-step wizard for color gamut specifications.
  • Grand CutServer: Using several flatbed cutters from different brands? GrandCutServer streamlines and unifies your print-to-cut workflows to improve your printing accuracy and deliver impeccable results.
PrimeCenter
Caldera PrimeCenter

Automate your production

Quick Facts:

  • Setup an efficient workflow from prepress to production: Being compatible with web shops, RIP software and ERP/MIS solutions makes PrimeCenter a valuable tool for print operations of all sizes. Automate repetitive tasks to save time and increase operator productivity. 
  • Reduce media waste: Based on cutting-edge technologies, PrimeCenter’s rectangular and true-shape Nesting achieves the best possible layouts to make the most out of your valuable media and reduce your production costs.
  • Create ready-to-print & ready-to-cut files: Whatever the application, save time by creating custom recipes to prepare, check and fix all your files. From preflighting, cut contours and registration marks to nesting, grommets and double-sided printing, PrimeCenter is the tool to generate ready-to-produce files.  
  • Automate your workflow to save time and avoid errors: Whether you need to automate parts or the entirety of your production, PrimeCenter is up to the task. Our prepress solution is available in 3 packages providing different automation levels according to your needs.

Caldera VisualRIP+

The comprehensive workflow solution for large-format production

Key Features:

  • Adobe PDF Print Engine 6: As designers continue to push creative boundaries with the new features in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign, the Adobe PDF Print Engine will render their design for fast and reliable reproduction on any surface, and in any manufacturing process.
  • Intuitive GUI: VisualRIP comes with an intuitive user interface with drag-and-drop interactions to facilitate the workflow management.
  • Automated Layouts: The ContourNesting and Tiling features included in VisualRIP allow you to make the most out of your media, while Step&Repeat makes it possible to RIP an image once for multiple jobs.
  • Colour Management: Achieve perfect colors across multiple devices and substrates with Caldera’s unrivaled ICC color calibration engine and spot color matching.
  • Multi-device Print & Cut: Fully scalable, VisualRIP+ can drive your fleet of Print & Cut peripherals for a streamlined workflow.
calderavisualRIP
Caldera Visual RIP+

Caldera GrandRIP+

The high-production, multi-device RIP solution

Key Features:

  • Adobe PDF Print Engine 6: As designers continue to push creative boundaries with the new features in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign, the Adobe PDF Print Engine will render their design for fast and reliable reproduction on any surface, and in any manufacturing process.
  • ContourNesting: Caldera’s ContourNesting algorithm detects the image’s true shape to deliver smarter image placing and fully optimized layouts to prevent excess media waste. Achieve a more sustainable workflow by saving up to 20% media.
  • EasyMedia: Achieve perfect colors using our step-by-step wizard for color gamut specifications.
  • Grand CutServer: Using several flatbed cutters from different brands? GrandCutServer streamlines and unifies your print-to-cut workflows to improve your printing accuracy and deliver impeccable results.
Caldera Grand RIP
Caldera Grand RIP+

Caldera PrimeCenter

Automate your production

Key Features:

  • Setup an efficient workflow from prepress to production: Being compatible with web shops, RIP software and ERP/MIS solutions makes PrimeCenter a valuable tool for print operations of all sizes. Automate repetitive tasks to save time and increase operator productivity. 
  • Reduce media waste: Based on cutting-edge technologies, PrimeCenter’s rectangular and true-shape Nesting achieves the best possible layouts to make the most out of your valuable media and reduce your production costs.
  • Create ready-to-print & ready-to-cut files: Whatever the application, save time by creating custom recipes to prepare, check and fix all your files. From preflighting, cut contours and registration marks to nesting, grommets and double-sided printing, PrimeCenter is the tool to generate ready-to-produce files.  
  • Automate your workflow to save time and avoid errors: Whether you need to automate parts or the entirety of your production, PrimeCenter is up to the task. Our prepress solution is available in 3 packages providing different automation levels according to your needs.
PrimeCenter
PrimeCenter